Call for Artists – Incubarte International Art Festival
Incubarte International Art Festival 2015 announces the open call for art proposals for its 7th edition, whose aim is to value and promote contemporary art in the city of Valencia, Spain. This call is for artists of any nationality or age. The festival will take place on June 18-21, 2015. Following the festival’s four-day duration, the exhibitions will remain open for the month of July. Starting with the festival’s 7th edition, Incubarte will be now celebrated biennially. The competition is designed as an international platform for the promotion and exhibition of art in galleries and international institutions.
Deadline: March 30, 2015
Terms, conditions and application: www.incubarte.org
The Festival is divided into three stages:
Selection / The Festival’s curatorial team will select the artworks to be displayed in different venues of the festival.
Exhibition / Exhibition during the Festival
Awards / Jury Prize, Marte Castellon Art Fair Prize, the International Biennial of Casablanca Prize and the Incubarte Special Prize.
1º. Exhibition at the Festival
The Festival organizers, through its curatorial team, will select the artworks to be displayed in different venues of the festival. In addition, an illustrated catalogue of all the selected works will be published.
2º. Jury Prize
INCUBARTE will make a selection of art gallery directors, critics and art professionals in order to create an independent Jury. This jury will visit the exhibitions and choose the prizewinning artists. Each member of the Jury will use their own individual and independent criteria, being able to choose more than one winner. One artist can be awarded by more than one member of the Jury.
The exact nature of the prize – consisting of an exhibition proposal, contract of representation, etc. – will be decided by the artist and the gallery director themselves. The list of galleries and art institutions participating in the Festival will be displayed on the INCUBARTE’s website as their participation is confirmed. The Festival organizers do not award any direct prize at this stage.
3º. Marte Castellon Art Fair Prize
The prize consists of a selection of artists whose works will be exhibited in Incubarte’s booth at the Fair in September 2015, where they will be offered for sale.
4º. International Biennial of Casablanca Prize
The prize consists of a selection of artists to exhibit at the 3rd International Biennial of Casablanca in 2016.
5º. Incubarte Special Prize
The curatorial team will select a number of artworks to make up this exhibition in a prestigious art space. The selection process will take place after the festival and the works will be exhibited jointly with the Incubarte 6 (2013 edition) Special Prize. The artists will be contacted personally.
The prizes in this free-themed competition are divided into four general categories: painting, sculpture / installation, photography and video art.
To be considered for participation, the artist will fill out the registration form published on the website of the Incubarte Festival 2015 at www.incubarte.org. The deadline for the entry will be March 30, 2015 at midnight, UTC+1 time zone. Each artist may submit up to three artworks in any of the categories of the festival. The registration can be done as a single artist or as an art collective.