Open Call Mixtur 2022/23


Submission period

Tue Feb 9 at 5 AM UTC

End of submission period

Mon Mar 1 at 11:59 PM UTC

Results date

Thu Apr 1 at 4 PM UTC
Festival Mixtur of Barcelona is doing an open call with the aim to promote artistic and musical projects within 2022 and 2023 festival editions.


This category includes two different modalities:

Modality 1A

Instrumental works with or without electronics, without limitations of duration and for any instrumental ensemble. A selection will be made from the works submitted and new works will be commissioned to be premiered within Festival Mixtur. The instrumentation of the commissioned works shall be agreed with the composers once the selection process is finished. These commissioned works should have an approximate length of 7 to 10 minutes.

Modality 1B

Electroacoustic or audiovisual works without limitations of duration. A selection will be made from the works submitted and new works will be commissioned.
This new works should have an approximate length of 7 to 10 minutes.


The artists who want to participate should submit their current repertoire or the works they would like to prepare for the festival. Also interdisciplinary proposals, or based on improvisation proposals will be accepted. 3 recent (audio or video) recordings must be submitted and a document stating repertoire worked on during the last years, or performances undertaken in the case of improvisation. Category 2 submitted proposals will always involve live performers (either musicians or artists from other disciplines).

This category includes four different modalities:

Modality 2A

Soloists or groups specialized in contemporary music.

Modality 2B

Soloists or groups specialized in free improvisation.

Modality 2C

Interdisciplinary Artists that work on sound interaction with other art forms (dance, video, performance, etc.)

Modality 2D

Sound Installations.


There is no limit of age, nationality or place of residency.

Submitted works may be submitted by one or more artists.

Participants can apply to more than one category, filling out a form for each proposal.

All URL for downloading materials must link to PDF, mp3 or mp4 files. Youtube, Soundcloud, Vimeo or other permanent links will also be accepted. Links with expiry dates (wetransfer, yousendit, etc.), as well as files bigger than 20MB, won’t be accepted. If the URL indicated in the form is incorrect or does not work, the organisation will not contact the concerned artists asking them to correct it. Once the call is closed, the organisation will ask the selected artists to send their works in high resolution.

The organisation will assign a cachet for the selected artists, according to the characteristics of the project.

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