Open Call for Young Artists: Summer Pop-up Galleries

Open Call for Young Artists: Summer Pop-up Galleries in 9 Communities

CLINK project consortium is pleased to announce the open call for young artists inviting them to submit their cultural heritage inspired artwork. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to display/perform their art during ‘’Summer Pop-up Galleries’’, organized within the frame of the project CLINK – Cultural Heritage Linking diversities in Europe, supported by EU programme Europe for Citizens.

About

Summer Pop-up Galleries’’ are conceived as a less formal public art display which gives new use to familiar public spaces, thus contributing to the new urban identity of the city. Pop-up galleries encourage the viewer to interact with the artwork and are intended to open up conversation and discussion about relevant social issues. 

‘’Summer Pop-up Galleries’’ will be organized in a period July-September 2019 in 9 communities within 6 EU and Western Balkans countries: Mostar, Prijedor, Zavidovići (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Subotica and Knjaževac (Serbia), Nikšić (Montenegro), Sisak (Croatia), Heraklion (Greece) and Vlora (Albania).

Who can Apply?

Call for submission is open to wide range of individuals and collaborative groups of artists aged 15-30, living in the respective countries. Non-formal collaborative groups of artists should define a team leader who will apply on behalf of the collective. Accordingly, the application should make reference to the all artists involved and document their respective CVs and joint Artist Statement. 

Eligibility & Terms

  • All profiles of artists and all forms of art are equally eligible (fine art, street art, graphics, photography, installations, poetry, liteature, music, theater, dance, film/video, light performances, fusion of art forms and/or other forms of artistic expression)
  • The artwork needs to be in line with the general theme of the call – cultural heritage (tangible and/or intangible) of their own country, its preservation, promotion and sustainable use
  • All art forms/artworks submitted must be ready to be performed or installed

Logistical support

In accordance with the CLINK project activity implementation propositions, project partenrs will provide logistical support to the selected artists in organizing their art display within the frame of ‘’Summer Pop-up Galleries’’.

How to Apply?

As of Jun 6, the call for young artists: Summer Pop-up Galleries will be published on the official web page and social media of each project’s partner.

Please submit filled in Artist Statement and CV and send the documents via one of the following e-mail address in  accordance with the propositions of this call and eligibility criteria:

LDA Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina): ldamostar@gmail.com   

LDA Prijedor (Bosnia and Herzegovina): ldaprijedor@aldaintranet.org

LDA Zavidovici (Bosnia and Herzegovina): ldazavidovici@aldaintranet.org  

LDA Knjazevac (Serbia): ldacss@aldaintranet.org  

LDA Subotica (Serbia): ldasubotica@aldaintranet.org

LDA Albania (Albania): ldaalbania@aldaintranet.org  

LDA Niksic (Montenegro): ald@t-com.me  

LDA Sisak (Croatia): ldasisak@aldaintranet.org    

Omma Studio Theater (Greece): theater@otenet.gr     

All the additional information can be requested till June 21, 2019 via respective e-mail address.

Deadline: June 30, 2019