The ARP – Art Residency Project announces an open call for entries for its upcoming exhibition for emerging artist:
Artists may consider topics such as, racial, economic, and gender inequality, immigration and citizenship, education, infrastructure, money, and politics.
Artworks will be selected for the exhibition that will be held on 25 March 2017 at the Tsoga Centre, Philippi, Cape Town.
Emerging artists between between 18 and 35 years of age.
Original works created within the last two years. We welcome artists working in all artistic disciplines: paintings, sculptures, drawings, graphic and print makings, mixed media, site specific installations, performances (live or in video), photographs and videos. The call is open to all artists living in South Africa.
Max 3 original works for entry. Video pieces are accepted but, due to technology constraints, several videos will play on the same TV during the exhibition. Please note that the organisers will not pay nor reimburse framing and transport costs as well as costs for materials, equipment, installation and live performances.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Start: 15 July 2016
31 December 2016 – extended to 20 February 2017
Each entry needs to include:
- Artwork description (including weight and size);
- Artwork photos (max 6 photos, 300 dpi);
- Artist CV;
- For Video: links to Youtube, Vimeo or similar;
- For the performing live: storyboard and video link.
The panel of judges includes:
Kay Hassan, Artist
Andile Dyalvane, Artist, Imiso Ceramics Distinctive Clay Art
Tim Leibbrandt, Journalist
Rachel Jafta, Chairperson of Media24 and Cape Town Carnival Trust
Emma Vandermerwe, Curator, Everard Read/CIRCA Gallery
Alessandra Atti Di Sarro, Director ARP, Centro Luigi Di Sarro, Roma
Andrea Couvert, Designer, Rainbow Media Team
The jury will select a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 20 artworks for the exhibition and will select the winning entry. The jury’s decision is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
PRIZE – R 9000
The prize is financed by the Consulate of Italy in Cape Town, and it will be personally awarded by the Consul, Alfonso Tagliaferri.
All artworks selected for the exhibition will be included in a catalogue, and will be featured in a video documentary.