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Call for Artists: Contemporary Venice – EXTENDED

Calls | December 29, 2014 |

contemporary_venice_callforartists_005extended_webContemporary Venice opening night, December 15th, 2014. Image courtesy of Nicola Fortunati

Call for Artists: Contemporary Venice – EXTENDED
Palazzo Flangini, Venice – January 16 – 31, 2015
Deadline: January 08, 2015

After the success of the first edition of Contemporary Venice, with hundreds of interested people at the opening party, collectors, investors and people from the art world, from Venice Biennale and Guggenheim museums, we have decided to extend the exhibition until the 31st of January 2015, including a new selection of photo works, paintings, video art works, installations/sculptures and performance art works. Contemporary Venice EXTENDED will be held in Palazzo Flangini in Venice from January 16th to 31st 2015.

During the opening night on January 16th 2015 there will be live performances and dance numbers.

Deadline for applications is January 08, 2015

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Contemporary Venice EXTENDED will be part of Contemporary Venice – It’s LIQUID International Art Show, international exhibition of photography, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art. The exhibition, under the patronage of the city and province of Venice, will be held in Venice, in the prestigious Palazzo Flangini, from December 15th 2014 to January 31st 2015.

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

Contemporary Venice is focused on the theme of IDENTITIES and on the relationship between man, society and contemporary cities. The exhibition will explore the lifestyles and ways of being that run on a parallel level of our ordinary life. Everyday behaviours are the actual reflection of cities and societies we have created and that have developed a personal identity. This new city character becomes the new order that modifies our everyday life.

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All artists are invited to reflect on the theme and present works related to it. Deadline for applications is January 08, 2015.

The event is curated by Arch. Luca Curci (Founder of LUCA CURCI ARCHITECTS, International ArtExpo and It’s LIQUID Group) and organized in partnership with VALORIZZAZIONI CULTURALI | ART-EVENTS.

Palazzo Flangini, located in the heart of Venice, nearby Santa Lucia railway station and overlooking Grand Canal, is a luxury, elegant and noble palace, a typical expression of the Venetian Baroque. Built since 1644 and projected by the famous architect Giuseppe Sardi, the palace is still finely decorated with sculptures, “stucchi”, frescos and paintings, with a monumental façade on Canal Grande. It is perfectly and entirely restored and fully equipped for hosting any type of events and exhibitions. In addition to an exclusive entrance directly from Campo San Geremia, it has a private water entrance and a dock alongside the facade. The total area of about 850 sq/mt is divided in ground floor (the typical Venetian Fondaco) and the noble first floor (Portego).

contemporary_venice_callforartists_006extended_webContemporary Venice opening night, December 15th, 2014. Image courtesy of Nicola Fortunati

Starting from 2001, Luca Curci with International ArtExpo and It’s LIQUID Group, have curated and organized more than 80 contemporary art events, with the participation of about 2.500 international artists from all-over the world (UK, Spain, Italy, France, Austria, Portugal, The Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Greece, Germany, Turkey, Poland, USA, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Israel, UAE, Russia, Thailand, etc.) with an average of 45 artworks exhibited in each show (with a maximum of 108 artists involved in the great MORPHOS festival held in Venice during the Architecture Biennale 2014). The organization has international partnerships with art venues in Italy, Turkey, USA, Spain, Argentina, UK, Middle East, etc., and collaborates with museums, galleries and institutions such as MuMo – Museum Montanelli in Prague, Laura Haber Gallery in Buenos Aires, MIXER gallery in Istanbul and MECA art center in Almeria.

Artists, photographers, video makers, architects and performers are invited to submit their works. To take part in the selection, send your works’ submissions with a CV/biography, some still images (for video-art), links of videos/films/performances and pictures of artworks via e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com or via mail to:

It’s LIQUID Group
c/o Luca Curci Architects
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 33
70122 Bari (Italy)

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 and designers, associate groups and studios.

Deadline for applications is January 08, 2015

 

It’s LIQUID Group
c/o Luca Curci Architects
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 33
70122 Bari (Italy)
+39.0805234018
+39.3387574098
lucacurci@lucacurci.com
www.itsliquid.com

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