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Global web video hub Babelgum is hosting the world's biggest contemporary art competition, seeking out artists who speak to the spirit of their urban culture-themed Metropolis channel, where you can also find our Cool Hunting Video series. Focusing on the idiosyncrasies of a city, Babelgum's Metropolis channel covers the urban environment and its fashion, art, design and culture sectors.

Open to artists of any medium, entrants must submit a either a video about their work or a work of video art itself with a running time of under five minutes.

Winners, determined by a panel of judges that includes Cedar Lewisohn and Isabella Rossellini will see their work displayed on NYC's Times Square jumbotrons with one of them taking home $20,000. Open now, the contest closes 18 October 2009.

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