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International Call For Artists - Public Art Piece

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International Call For Artists - Public Art Piece
For a Real Estate Project in Mexico City - Neuchâtel's Central Plaza in Nuevo Polanco

 

MIRA and MASSIVart invite national and international artists to develop a proposal for a permanent public artwork to be located in the public plaza of MIRA’s latest real estate development in Mexico City: Neuchâtel’s Cuadrante Polanco.

A total budget of 6,000,000.00 MXN Pesos will be allocated to the art installation’s project to give artists the opportunity to create an iconic landmark for Mexico City while beautifying the urban public landscape.

The call for artists will be two-phased:

  • The first stage will shortlist three to four applicants based on qualifications demonstrated from the applicant’s Curriculum Vitae, portfolio of work, and preliminary artistic approach.
     
  • In the second stage, each of the three or four artists or artist teams/collectives will be given a compensatory fee to create a detailed artist proposal including written information, a budget, sketches and renders, preliminary construction plan and other descriptive presentation materials as needed to fully describe the concept intent.

The artists selected during the 1st phase will be aligned with the artistic direction of MIRA and MASSIVart as well as the vision of Neuchâtel Cuadrante Polanco, which is led by a desire to create an iconic and timeless art installation that has the power to engage passersby.

Prize summary: 
6,000,000.00 MXN Pesos
Prizes Details: 

Each shortlisted artist appearing before the jury will receive, in consideration of detailed proposal and presentation, a fee of $15,000.00 MXN pesos + taxes, which will be paid to him or her on presentation of an invoice.

Fees and charges granted under this by-law are subject to the prescribed taxes.

Deadline: 
06/29/2020

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Beautiful house with studio for rent in Mexico City

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 I am an artist living and working between London and Mexico City. From September 19th 2020 my house in Mexico City will be available for rent for up to six months. The house is in the very heart of Mexico City in Colonia Roma in a gated mews. It is a wonderful oasis in which to make work or write in peace and quiet and absorb the wonders of Mexico City. Minimum stay is 14 days.

The house comprises of:

One double bedroom, en suite bathroom, small downstairs patio, dining room, kitchen, sitting room (with sofa bed), piano, roof terrace with separate office (with foldable guest bed), bathroom and a bright and airy studio.

Colonia Roma is one of the most sought after areas in the city and many creatives live and work in this area. Within walking distance are wonderful food markets, farmers market on Sundays, local antiques market on Saturdays and Sundays, restaurants, endless eateries for every income bracket, art store, galleries, three cinemas, great bakeries, local supermarket on the corner, great bus routes, parks, very easy access to the centre of the city and the museums etc.

Getting around

There are two main bus routes nearby and a metro station, otherwise Uber is extremely reasonable and useful! This is a great area to walk around.

 

 

The price includes all utilities: gas, electricity, water, telephone, wifi, cable TV and a weekly cleaner.

Contact me for more information and more photographs.

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RADAR, 8 Opportunities for Artists in Mexico

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RADAR is an open call for proposals. All artists can apply with no restrictions on nationality, age, thinking, technique or any other factor. The prize encourages the participation of artists of all levels.

The jury of RADAR is composed by 8 professional galleries, art spaces and art centres interested in discovering new projects to be exhibited. Each of the 8 galleries in jury will choose one artist to realize a solo show. The exhibition can be a prelude to a long-lasting collaboration (many of the artists who won the prize in Italian editions, now work permanently with the galleries that rewarded them). The galleries choose freely and autonomously their own winners and are just required to select artists with whom they had never had previous work relationships.

The panel of curators will select a winner artist who will receive a cash prizes of 250 euros to partly cover the costs of the exhibitions. The payment will be made within one month of notification of the winner.

The complete list of galleries and curators in the jury is available online at: www.radarmexico.com

Deadline: 
07/20/2018
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