CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: PLACES – SURFACES FESTIVAL

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: PLACES - SURFACES FESTIVAL

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: PLACES – SURFACES FESTIVAL
ITS LIQUID International Art and Architecture Festival
Deadline: June 15, 2018

 

ITS LIQUID GROUP, in collaboration with Venice Events and Ca’ Zanardi, is selecting all interesting photo, video-art, painting, installation, performance art works, and design/architecture projects to include in PLACES – ITS LIQUID International Art and Architecture Festival

 

PLACES is the second appointment of SURFACES FESTIVAL that will be hosted in Venice, at THE ROOM Contemporary Art SpacePalazzo Ca’ Zanardi and other prestigious venues and historical buildings, from July 27, 2018 to September 13, 2018, and other prestigious venues and historical buildings, during the same period of the BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA 2018 – 16th International Architecture Exhibition, with a rich program of different events until November 2018. We will give audience the possibility to have private meetings with artists, architects and designers, to meet them personally and share their art and experience. Each exhibition will have a strong program of video art screenings and premiers, art residencies, talks, workshops, live dj set, live experimental dance and art performances.

 

SURFACES  FESTIVAL is organized and curated by Arch. Luca Curci (founder and director of THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, ITS LIQUID GROUP and LUCA CURCI ARCHITECTS), in collaboration with Venice Events at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, and organized and curated by Arch. Luca Curci and Andrea Chinellato (director of Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi) at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi.

 

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PLACES are connected to the concept of time, memories, borders and disorders. Places are tangible and finite unit of space. We can experience places through body or senses. This division of the festival invites artists and architects to explore new grounds, searching a new vision of contemporary places, related to new human behaviors, city transformations and everyday life needs.

 

The festival focuses on the concept of SURFACES, borders and structures between body, mind and soul, the human identity and the city, the space and the ground. The festival analyzes the idea of human and urban places, how people live them and how they are modified in contemporary society. Every human being lives in a world in which surfaces shape their attitudes and behaviors, limiting freedom and creating a sense of alienation. The man reacts breaking the limits and finding a new way of life. We imagine a world of “liquid bodies and cities“, where differences create new possibilities, developing new structures, phisical, intellectual and spiritual. The festival aims to analyze the relationship between body and space, and the hybridization between identities and cultural/physical/social/urban settings in contemporary time.

 

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Each exhibition will present an exclusive selection of artworks, video screening program, intense live performances, with its own dedicated opening ceremony and PR campaign. At the end of the whole festival there will be the publication of a catalogue

During these main events, will be presented works of photography, painting, sculpture/installation, design and architecture, video-art and live performance.

Deadline for applications is June 15, 2018 (11.59 PM of your local time)

 

For more information or to take part in the selection, fill the form below or send an e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com

 

 

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The number of works you can submit is unlimited. The participation in the festival requires an entry fee only for selected artworks. Participation open to: artists, architects, designers, photographers, video makers, performers, architects and designers, associate groups and studios.

 

Deadline for applications is June 15, 2018 (11.59 PM of your local time)

 

To take part in the selection, send your works’ submissions with a CV/biography, some still images (for video-art), links of projects/videos/films/performances and pictures of artworks and architectural  projects by e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com

 

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Artists, designers and architects interested in taking part in the festival, are free to be sponsored and supported by institutions, organizations, governments and their representers; the logos of their sponsors will be included in all the communication (digital and print) of the events. Artists, architects and designers are free to take part in one or more programmed events.

 

Selection is open to design/architecture, video art, photography, painting, sculpture/installation, art performance, and experimental dance. Artists, architects, designers, photographers, video makers and performers are invited to submit their works and projects.

For more information or to take part in the selection, fill the form below or send an e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com

 

 

 

The latest ITS LIQUID festival ANIMA MUNDI, realized during the same period of the 57th Venice Art Biennale 2017, and composed by 3 main events RITUALSCONSCIOUSNESS and VISIONS, has been an amazing success and has been presented more than 700 works of painting, photography, installation/sculpture, video art, architecture, design and performance art, realized by more than 250 artists and architects, coming from 40 different countries, like Amalia Gil-Merino (Germany), Antonia Pia Gordon (UAE),  Saye Architects (Iran), André Nóbrega Maia Souza (Brazil), Michael William Benton (Canada), Somsak Chaituch (The Netherlands), Darja Stefancic (Slovenia), Kumari Nahappan (Singapore), Nargiza Usmanova (Canada), Ewout van Roon & David Wurczel (The Netherlands), Marilia Elstrodt (UK), Arnaud Lacoste (USA), Federico Moccia & Sergio Patricio (Austria), Yoav Brener (Israel).

During the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 BORDERS festival  has been a gathering of international artworks of architecture, design, video art, painting, photography, installation/sculpture and performance art, presenting a great selection of more than 500 art and architecture works realized by 180 artists and architects, coming from 36 countries, involving international artists and architects like JEMS Architekci (Poland), KAMJZ (Poland), MASKE+SUHREN (Germany), Linda Hollier (UAE), Sara Rahanjam (Iran), Catherine Widgery (USA), Amalia Gil-Merino (Germany), Silas Schletterer (The Netherlands), Gennady Roitich (Israel), Andrea Domenech Revesz (Spain), Atelier Morales (France).

SELF festival 2015, during the 56th Venice Art Biennale and MORPHOS festival 2014, during the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale have involved international artists as Glynis Ackermann (Switzerlan), Antonia Pia Gordon (UAE), Clare Haxby (Singapore), Simon Maarouf (UAE), Iveta Tomanová (Slovakia), Khulood Thani (UAE), and Daniel Pešta (Czech Republic), presented by the Museum Montanelli (Prague), and International renowned architectural firms as ADEPT (Denmark), Ross Barney Architects (USA), Leth & Gori (Denmark), and MVRDV (The Netherlands).

 

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ABOUT US
ITS LIQUID GROUP is a web based information platform dedicated to worldwide distribution of information about calls for entries, exhibitions and events at some of the world’s leading art galleries, museums and foundations selected. Founded in 2005, ITS LIQUID has already built a readership of more than 200,000 qualified subscribers. Among them architects, designers, artists, collectors, art critics, curators, dealers, and other personalities of the International art, architecture and design world.

ITS LIQUID GROUP includes a section dedicated to international art events’ organization that manages exhibitions of photography, video art, installation and painting; it organizes solo and collective shows, art residencies and international contests. Its object is to use new technologies to globalize the language of art, to connect artists working in every part of the world. Since its beginning, the group has organized more than 150 events all around the world, involving more than 5,000 artists, in more than 60 international venues in Mexico, Poland, Turkey, Argentina, Canada, Italy, Australia, USA, Portugal, Colombia, Croatia, Greece, India, etc. Most of the last events have been realized in museums (CCCB – Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona in Spain, NCCA – National Center for Contemporary Arts in Moscow, etc.), galleries and private foundations.

ITS LIQUID is based on fluidity, motion, connection and accessibility. Making things easy to do.

 

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OUR LOCATIONS
THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, located in San Marco square, in the heart of Venice is available to host solo show and group exhibitions of the most talented emerging and established artists, designers and architects selected by our professional team among the numerous show participation requests.

Overlooking the unique San Marco squareTHE ROOM Contemporary Art Space presents a rich program of exhibitions, talks, meetings, workshops and courses about art, architecture, design and fashion with architects, designers, artists, collectors, art critics, curators, dealers, and other personalities of the International art, architecture and design world. Being part of our program is an exciting opportunity to improve your network and get new inspirations.

THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space is a fascinating and prestigious venue where our professional team will be at your disposal to assist you, offering a unique exhibition experience, giving you the opportunity to display your artworks in Venice, one of the most suggestive cities in the art world, and broadening your artistic career and exhibition background. 

 

Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi (Cannaregio 4132, Venice) is a residential palace dating back to the 16th century which, over the centuries, has been added on to by various noble Venetian families and is one of the most evocative and beautiful palaces in the city of Venice. Sumptuous and possessing particular charm, Ca’ Zanardi is located in a most peaceful setting and has its own delightful private garden as well as a magnificent terrace full of sun and colours.

Ca’ Zanardi is located close to the Ca’ D’Oro, the splendid 15th century gothic palace along the Grand Canal. It is easily reachable by foot, after a two minute walk from the Ca’ D’Oro water bus stop, or by boat using the palazzo’s private pier positioned along the fetching Santa Caterina canal. The refined elegance of the palazzo’s halls and common areas and the delicacy of its original 16th century furnishings create a fascinating setting.

 

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ITS LIQUID Exhibitions at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space

OPENING: THE BODY LANGUAGE - ITSLIQUID International Art Show at THE ROOMExhibition opening of THE BODY LANGUAGE at THE ROOM on February 09, 2018 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: THE BODY LANGUAGE - ITSLIQUID International Art Show at THE ROOMExhibition opening of THE BODY LANGUAGE at THE ROOM on February 09, 2018 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: THE BODY LANGUAGE - ITSLIQUID International Art Show at THE ROOMExhibition opening of THE BODY LANGUAGE at THE ROOM on February 09, 2018 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: THE BODY LANGUAGE - ITSLIQUID International Art Show at THE ROOMExhibition opening of THE BODY LANGUAGE at THE ROOM on February 09, 2018 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: THE BODY LANGUAGE - ITSLIQUID International Art Show at THE ROOMExhibition opening of THE BODY LANGUAGE at THE ROOM on February 09, 2018 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Opening: CONTEMPORARY VENICE Exhibition opening of CONTEMPORARY VENICE at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space on December 06, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Opening: CONTEMPORARY VENICE Exhibition opening of CONTEMPORARY VENICE at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space on December 06, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Opening: CONTEMPORARY VENICE Exhibition opening of CONTEMPORARY VENICE at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space on December 06, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Opening: CONTEMPORARY VENICE Exhibition opening of CONTEMPORARY VENICE at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space on December 06, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Opening: CONTEMPORARY VENICE Exhibition opening of CONTEMPORARY VENICE at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space on December 06, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Opening: CONTEMPORARY VENICE Exhibition opening of CONTEMPORARY VENICE at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space on December 06, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Opening: CONTEMPORARY VENICE Exhibition opening of CONTEMPORARY VENICE at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space on December 06, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Opening: CONTEMPORARY VENICE Exhibition opening of CONTEMPORARY VENICE at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space on December 06, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Opening: CONTEMPORARY VENICE Exhibition opening of CONTEMPORARY VENICE at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space on December 06, 2017 Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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ITS LIQUID Exhibitions at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi

 

Opening: RITUALS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL | Venice 2017Exhibition opening of RITUALS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on May 13, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Opening: RITUALS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL | Venice 2017Exhibition opening of RITUALS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on May 13, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Opening: RITUALS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL | Venice 2017Exhibition opening of RITUALS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on May 13, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Opening: RITUALS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL | Venice 2017Exhibition opening of RITUALS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on May 13, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: CONSCIOUSNESS - ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL | Venice 2017Exhibition opening of CONSCIOUSNESS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on July 13, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Feedback release: CONSCIOUSNESS - ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL | Venice 2017Exhibition opening of CONSCIOUSNESS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on July 13, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Feedback release: CONSCIOUSNESS - ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL | Venice 2017Exhibition opening of CONSCIOUSNESS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on July 13, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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Feedback release: CONSCIOUSNESS - ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL | Venice 2017Exhibition opening of CONSCIOUSNESS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on July 13, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: VISIONS - ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL | Venice 2017Exhibition opening of VISIONS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on September 14, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: VISIONS - ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL | Venice 2017Exhibition opening of VISIONS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on September 14, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: VISIONS - ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL | Venice 2017Exhibition opening of VISIONS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on September 14, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: VISIONS - ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL | Venice 2017Exhibition opening of VISIONS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on September 14, 2017 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: BODIES+CITIES SKIN - BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca' ZanardiExhibition opening of BODIES+CITIES SKIN – BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on May 29, 2016 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: BODIES+CITIES SKIN - BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca' ZanardiExhibition opening of BODIES+CITIES SKIN – BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on May 29, 2016 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: BODIES+CITIES SKIN - BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca' ZanardiExhibition opening of BODIES+CITIES SKIN – BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on May 29, 2016 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES - BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca' ZanardiExhibition opening of FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES – BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on August 04, 2016 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES - BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca' ZanardiExhibition opening of FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES – BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on August 04, 2016 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES - BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca' ZanardiExhibition opening of FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES – BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on August 04, 2016 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES - BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca' ZanardiExhibition opening of FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES – BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on August 04, 2016 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: FUTURE LANDSCAPES - BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca' ZanardiExhibition opening of FUTURE LANDSCAPES – BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on October 06, 2016 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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 OPENING: FUTURE LANDSCAPES - BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca' ZanardiExhibition opening of FUTURE LANDSCAPES – BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on October 06, 2016 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

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OPENING: FUTURE LANDSCAPES - BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca' ZanardiExhibition opening of FUTURE LANDSCAPES – BORDERS FESTIVAL at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi on October 06, 2016 | Image courtesy of Luca Curci

 

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ITS LIQUID GROUP
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 33
70122 Bari (Italy)

San Marco, 3760
30124 Venezia (Italy)

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