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Call for Applications: MacDowell Colony Winter Spring 2020 Residencies

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The MacDowell Colony provides time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of exceptional talent. Emerging and established artists may apply in the following disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. A MacDowell Fellowship consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for two weeks to two months. The MacDowell Colony believes that all talented artists should have the opportunity a MacDowell Fellowship provides. There is no cost for a Fellowship; however, artists are responsible for materials and travel expenses. In order to open the residency experience to a broader community of artists, MacDowell offers two financial assistance programs to those who have been awarded a Fellowship. Through the generosity of several foundations and individuals need-based stipends are available to artists who would not otherwise be able to afford the time away that a Fellowship requires. Additionally, travel reimbursement grants are available to defray the cost of domestic and international travel to and from New Hampshire. MacDowell encourages applications from artists representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics. The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence.

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09/15/2019
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Open Call: Space118 Contemporaries Residency 2020

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SPACE118 CONTEMPORARIES RESIDENCY PROGRAM:2020

 

Space 118 is delighted to announce its Open Call for artists and writers for their 2020 Residency Program, “Space 118 Contemporaries 2020”.

Space118 will nominate two artists and one writer for an eight week residency at Space118. The residency will be held in three slots, of two months eachMarch-April, June-July, and September-October 2020. The writers and artists can choose the slot convenient to them. The artist will also receive a stipend and accommodation during their residency.

The Space118 Contemporaries residency provides emerging artists and writers from across India with an opportunity for exchange and dialogue. It aims to provide young artists and writers,  a forum for experimentation and interaction with the larger creative community, and attempts to create a network of diverse artists across mediums and disciplines.

To mark the 10 years of Space118, we have decided to launch the Space118 Contemporaries 2020, which will be one of the  new age programmes in our roster. Functioning as a unique residency model that closely curates artists at the start of their professional careers. The Space118 Contemporaries 2020 is populated with artists’ visits and interactions, studio visits and curated exhibition walkthroughs for the winner to have a gamut of art-related experiences and exposure. The aim of the Space118 Contemporaries is to provide infrastructure, inspiration and mentorship to emerging artists and art practices in Mumbai city.

The Space118 Contemporaries 2020 residency ends with an Open Day, where resident artists show their works in progress and interact with audiences. The Open Studio day is a great learning opportunity for young artists to showcase their own practice and get valuable feedback and criticism from their peers, colleagues, senior art practitioners, art critics and the public at large.

The artists will be chosen by a select jury that comprises of Shilpa Gupta, Mortimer Chatterjee and Anurag Khanna.

The writers will be selected by jury members: Anupa Mehta and Nancy Adajania.

Shilpa Gupta,  (b. 1976, India) studied at Sir J. J. School of Art (Sculpture). She has had solo shows at Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, OK Center for Contemporary Art in Linz and Arnolfini in Bristol and has participated in biennales in Venice, Berlin, Kochi, Lyon, Gwangju, Havana, Yokohama, Liverpool amongst others. Her work has been shown in Moma, Tate Modern, Centre Pompidou, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New Museum and Mori Museum.

Mortimer Chatterjee, (b. 1975, UK) received his Masters in the History of Indian Art and Architecture from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He moved to Mumbai in 2001 while working for British auction house Bowring’s. In 2003, he began Chatterjee & Lal along with his wife. Based in Colaba’s art district of Mumbai, the gallery’s program is now focused both on the work of emerging artists and historical material. In the last ten years the gallery has been witness to groundbreaking shows by artists, such as Rashid Rana, Nikhil Chopra and Hetain Patel. Mortimer’s recent academic projects have included a co-authored publication on the art collection of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research along with an exhibition of that collection at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai. He has also been the art consultant for the Taj Group of Hotels for more than 12 years.

Anurag Khanna, was awarded the title of “Young Collector of the Year” by Forbes Art Award India in 2014, the self-taught art enthusiast is one of the few Indian art collectors who collects video art extensively. Anurag has earned the reputation of being quite a risk taker and has become one of the few collectors in India, who has dedicated a significant portion of his collection to experimental practices and video art. Given his relative distance from the artworld in cities like Mumbai and Delhi, his vision seems that much more impressive.

Anupa Mehta, (b. 1965, India) a veteran of the Indian art community, with over two decades of experience in providing strategic inputs to arts projects requiring support vis-a-vis planning, programming, marketing and fund-raising.  She has gestated several institutional and private arts programs and events, and her roster of clients is prestigious and diverse. Anupa is an author, an arts consultant and a Narrative Therapist. A graduate in English Literature, Anupa holds a Masters degree in Narrative Therapy & Community work from the University of Melbourne. She is certified in counseling protocol from Spring Counseling, Mumbai, and has trained in story-telling with an emphasis on cross-cultural psychology, with Jungian writer and analyst, Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes. Anupa has been a journalist, a magazine and book editor, a columnist, and a gallery owner. She has authored INDIA 20, a book of interviews with Contemporary Indian artists, a novel, The Waiting Room (Penguin, 2007), and a book of short stories titled Unseasonal Rain (Estrade 2014; 2019). .

Nancy Adajania,  (b.  1971, India) is a cultural theorist, art critic and independent curator to start with an introduction to her extensive work. Adajania has written and lectured extensively on contemporary Indian art, especially new media art and its political and cultural contexts, at international venues such as Documenta 11, Kassel; the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM), Karlsruhe; the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein and the Transmediale, Berlin; the Danish Contemporary Art Foundation, Copenhagen; Lottringer 13, Munich, among others. She was the first coordinator of the newly founded crafts research department of the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Bombay during 1994–1995, Adajania organised a cycle of symposia and workshops that explored the tension between contemporary art emerging from an urban milieu and the present-day manifestation of the traditional crafts. She was the Editor-in-Chief for Art India from 2000-2002, during which Adajania developed a discursive space singlehandedly, in an Asian context, for emergent new-media and interactive public art practices and social projects on a global level

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08/25/2019

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Create more prestige in the art world

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Problems
1) In the current art world artists search and fight for “references” to endorse their work and name. Every “reference” in the CV might take years, a lot of money, tears and sweat.
2) The other problem artists might face is that they never get feedback on their work – to find out what those key players on the art world really think about their work.

Let’s make the way shorter!

ODBK, through its database of art world participants called the Art Market Regulation Commission (AMARC), is offering a new way to build references in a faster and easier way. From the list of “Top” and “Expert” evaluators of the AMARC, artists can require an evaluation of their work and also a “reference” to the evaluator which they can print in their CV to endorse their work. And receive an honest feedback, opinion and advice from the evaluator. ODBK will maintain and publish a page on the website which will include a certification of the “reference”.

DHAdmann
ODBK

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stARTup Art Fair Houston 2019: Call for Artists

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stARTup Art Fair Houston is a contemporary art fair designed for artists, by artists.

Our three-day fair is October 11-13, 2019 at the historic Hotel Icon, where authentic Texas charm meets contemporary luxury in the heart of downtown Houston. stARTup takes place concurrently with the Texas Contemporary gallery fair, 10 blocks away. Participating artists will have a fantastic opportunity to expose new work to a myriad of collectors, curators, gallery owners, and art consultants in the 4th largest art market in the U.S.

The core mission of stARTup Art Fair is to provide a marketplace that gives artists the power to present and sell work on their own terms. All sales proceeds belong 100% to the artists.

Applications for stARTup Art Fair houston will be accepted through August 11, 2019. Those selected from the open application process will each take over a hotel room for the course of three days to present a solo show of their work. Through its democratic, online application, artists get the opportunity to have their work reviewed by an impressive Selection Committee with a diverse range of art world professionals:

Ryan Dennis, Curator and Programs Director, Project Row Houses, Houston 

Robert Hodge, Interdisciplinary artist, Houston: www.robertleroyhodge.com/ 

Jonathan Hopson, Director, Jonathan Hopson Gallery, Houston

Cindy Lisica, Owner/Director, Cindy Lisica Gallery, Houston  

Kelly Montana, Assistant Curator, Menil Drawing Institute, Houston

Jakub Špaňhel, Widely exhibited painter, Czech RepublicThere are application and exhibitor fees. 

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08/11/2019

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THE UPROCK POPUP

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ARTIST RESIDENCY • COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITION • CREATIVE CONFERENCE • CULTURAL EXCURSION • IMAGINATION BOOTCAMP

For the first time, UPROCK is allowing a public, open call to it's unique, one-of-a-kind creative experience, THE POPUP. "ONE TOWN • ONE TEAM • ONE TIME", internationals artists from any and every creative discipline will emerge on a city to manifest their inspiration, talent and curiousity into an experiential, collaborative exhibition. An all-inclusive, 10 Day package includes 5 Star accomodations, catered meals, entry to exhibits and cultural events, tours, panel discussions, guest speakers, podcast recordings, workshops and a $5,000 budget for a powerful and innovative public exhibition.

Looking for a relaxing residency where you can quietly expand your ideas and work? This is NOT the residency for you. Fast paced, jam-packed and immersive; the days are full, the energy is elevated and the purpose is urgent. Ever watched a competition reality show and wondered what it would be like to participate in a group challenge? Come join us, network with creatives from all over the world and dare to turn your bravest dreams into reality!

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09/30/2019

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Material Flow Exhibition

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Artists are invited to respond in their own way to selected artefacts connected to the famous Stroud cloth and its historical narratives. The subject areas encompass materiality, landscape, human and nonhuman relations, industrial developments, local and global trade and colonial networks. 

The call out welcomes 2-D and 3-D work including textile art, painting, illustration, photography, movie image and installation media and is open to artists wherever based.   

The Material Flow exhibition will be held between the 31st of August and the 22nd of September in Gallery One of the delightful Museum in the Park, Stroud 

The deadline for Material Flow image submissions is Sunday 30th June via www.woolandwater.org where you will find all the necessary information. (Exhibitions/Material Flow)

Material Flow is one of six visual arts exhibitions being organised as part of the Wool and Water Festival created by the Stroudwater Textile Trust in collaboration with the Cotswold Canals Trust and Museum in the Park. The Festival also includes commissioned spoken word and music.

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06/30/2019

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£10 GB for 3 Images
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