[spectre] zooart 2010 call for submission
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ZOOART 2010 an artistic itinerary for the Fresia Garden, Cuneo (Italy)
The Art.ur Association and the Cuneo City Council announce the 2010
ZOOart Exhibition. The 9th edition of this contemporary art show will be held
in July in the Fresia Gardens, originally the site of the city’s zoo.
again the organisers intention is to bring contemporary art into the public
arena, as well as offering an opportunity for young artists to exhibit their
Since it’s inception, the idea behind ZOOart has been to offer a space
to unknown young artists and also bring attention to those who have also
achieved some notoriety.
Again this year the exhibition is a group show, held
for four days each week, from Thursday to Sunday, for three weeks. The works
chosen to be exhibited will be exhibited for one or more weeks commencing on
Thursday the 1st, then the following Thursdays on the 8th and 15th.
are site specific, able to create a particular dialogue with the exhibition
area will are favoured.
The selected artists might be asked to participate in
events such as workshops or discussions and or other similar activities that
will take place during the exhibition.
Artists who would like to participate
are requested to send in a proposal that takes into account the following
Participation is open to young artists of any
nationality, representation as individuals or group works. Three preferential
places will be offered to students enrolled at the Albertina Academy in Turin.
There is no fee for participation.
art.3 object for selection
submit one or more proposals of works in the form of sculptures, installations,
drawings, paintings, photographic works, videos, performance, audio and new
media installations, etc.
Given the large area available sculptures and
installations are site specific and must occupy an area of 3m x 3m (exact size
will be discussed and agreed upon in more detail with the organisers at a later
phase and will depend upon the project) and must be designed for the outdoors
as there is no provision for the works to be moved or covered in the event of
The works must not in any way subject the public, who frequent
the gardens where the works are to be displayed, to any harm.
paintings and photographic works must cover 12 to 15 linear metres with a
maximum height of 2.4 metres. The maximum size of a singular work must not
exceed 2m x 2.4m. Works will be hung on display boards during opening hours and
held in a storeroom outside of the exhibition opening hours.
Videos must be
suitable for projection onto a screen 6 metres x 3 metres in size and must not
exceed 2 minutes in length.
Musical or theatrical performances must not be
more than 15 minutes long.
art.4 methods of participation
the proposal must be sent to:
Casella Postale 208
12100 Cuneo Centro
1. name and address of the
candidate/s (please indicate clearly if the candidate is a student at the
2. curriculum vitae
3. title and detailed written
presentation of the proposal
4. graphic representation of the work/s to be
exhibited in a maximum of six A4 pages (comprising of sketches, photos,
drawings etc.) including indication of size of actual works
5. a CD comprising
all the above mentioned documentation.
For proposals of videos or performance
art, in addition to the documentation listed above at points 1,2 and 3, it is
also necessary to supply a cd of the work proposed.
supplied must be clearly identifiable (name and surname must be written on the
back of all images, on the front of all written material and on the covers of
cds, etc.). None of the documentation received will be returned to artists.
All documentation of the proposal must be received by March 5,
art.6 criteria for selection by panel
A panel of qualified
experts, made up of curators and artists will judge the submissions received.
The panel will take into account the curriculum of candidate and also the site
specific nature of the works proposed. Criteria include the quality, innovative
aspects and overall creativity of the work .
The panel will examine the
submissions received and inform the only the candidates that have been chosen
to participate in the exhibition. These candidates will be asked to have all
work on site by the 1st , 8th or 15th of July 2010. The works must be in every
way the same as those proposed to the panel.
The submissions that are chosen
to be exhibited will be published in the ZOOart.09 catalogue.
realisation and transport of the works are at the cost of the artist. The
organising body may be able to make a small contribution towards travelling
costs and assist with homestay accommodation in the case of artists coming from
Art works will be returned to the artists at the end of
the exhibition, the timing will be organised directly with each artist.
organising body will not take any responsibility for damages to the art works
that occurs while the works are in their possession.
art.7 permissions and
The organising body reserve the right to use any material in the
submission received and to photograph the selected works for archiving
purposes. The organising body is excluded from publishing rights of the artist
for the reproduction and use of images for the purposes of the exhibition.
Exhibiting artists hold all responsibility for any issue that may arise as a
result of the works being published or exhibited are completely
art.8 use of
Personal details of the artist/s will be used by the Art.ur
association exclusively for ZOOart 2010.
In accordance with the art.7, D.Lgs
196/2003 it is possible to request that personal details be removed from the
associations list by writing to: associazione Art.ur, Casella Postale 208,
12100, CUNEO Centro.
The project, organised by the
association Art.ur in collaboration with the city of Cuneo, has obtained
support during past exhibitions from the Piedmont Region, Cuneo Province, City
of Turin, the CRC Foundation, the CRT Foundation, the Albertina Accadamy of
Turin, GAI and the Gaia collection of Busca.
Participation in the exhibition
is taken as agreement to above mentioned conditions.
Info: Associazione Art.ur,
Casella Postale 208, 12100, CUNEO Centro.
tel: +393396908997 fax: +390171689960
mail: pqemi at tiscali.it zooarte at gmail.com
For images of the gardens during the exhibition period please
support piedmont region . cuneo province . cuneo
council . crt foundation . crc foundation . albertina accadamy . la gaia
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