Student Art Submissions 2022

We welcome New Mexico middle and high school students to submit work to be featured in our 2022 Festival.  Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page after reading the submission guidelines to submit your work, free of charge!


Festival Dates: June 17 – 26, 2022
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

All applicants must submit the online submission form.  Please read these guidelines before filling out the form.


Work Samples

  • Documentation of work samples must be viewable online (personal website, YouTube, Vimeo, Dropbox, etc)
  • uploaded hi-res photos and video still captures should be no larger than 3MB .jpg only
  • We will accept works in progress if you are able to submit samples that demonstrate a strong body of work

Follow these steps to fill out the Submission Form:

  • Fill out the general information at the top of the Form.
  • Select the Category in which you wish to submit your work. Each Category has a separate set of questions.
  • Once you have selected the Category you can fill out the remainder of the Form.
  • Submit the Form.
  • Once you have submitted the form you will receive an email notification with a copy of the form you submitted.
  • You are welcome to submit multiple entries in one or more categories. You must submit a new form for each entry.
  • If you wish to enter another submission return to the this page.

Questions about the CURRENTS application? contact

We look forward to viewing your work!


Installations –
Work in this category can be non-interactive or interactive, and include multi-channel video and sound work. It may also include the digital element solely in the fabrication process.

Outdoor Installations and Projections – Video, Video Mapping, and Installations can be either interactive or not. The works will be presented adjacent to the Festival’s main exhibition entry at El Museo Cultural on opening weekend – June 17, 18, 19. You are welcome to submit installations designed for presentation in trucks (i.e. UHaul moving truck), vans or other vehicles.

Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Environments – as a tool for art making

Robotics – as a tool for art making

Multimedia Performance – We are interested in in-person and live-stream performances.

Digitally Generated or Fabricated Objects – as a tool for art making

Wearables – we are looking for any design or invention that can be worn by a human being. It can be 3D printed, interactive, digitally enhanced, but must contain a digital component in its production or final presentation.

Interactive Installations for Children
This category is looking for work that is accessible to children but that also appeals to the adult members of our audience. Work should utilize technology to engage the user in new, playful forms of exploration.

Experimental Single Channel Video, 360 Video, Experimental Documentary, and Animation – Submissions must be 15 minutes or less in length. For this category only, up to 3 videos will be considered. Please submit multi-channel video installations under the Installation category.

Questions about the CURRENTS application? contact


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