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Regulation for participation

Biennial of Contemporary Art - Plovdiv  is an international forum for contemporary art, which aims to present postmodern trends in the development of visual arts in the globally changing world, the transforming borders and cultural perceptions in the context of the messages of the new social order, in which we all live today. The exhibition will be presented all genres and non-conventional forms and means of expression of contemporary art.
Biennial of Contemporary Art - Plovdiv" is organized by the "Art Over the Ages" Foundation, with the support of freelance artists from Bulgaria, House of Culture "Boris Hristov"- Plovdiv and KCM Joint-stock company.             
                                                                                                           

THEME OF THE 2022 BIENNIAL: „ "The spirit in spite of or.."

          The spirit in spite of or…

Time and place: 

  1. Biennial of Contemporary Art - Plovdiv will be held from August 19 to September 19, 2022 in the House of Culture "Boris Hristov" Plovdiv.
  2. Opening - August 19, 2022, 18:00 o`clock.
  3.  Documents for participation can be sent from December 1 to December 10, 2021 only electronically to email address: - plovdivbien.art@gmail.com


Conditions for participation:

  1. The competition is open to all freelance artists from the country and abroad. Each author can send 2 works in the field of visual arts, created in the last two years.
  2. There are no restrictions regarding styles, means of expression and thematic preferences.
  3. Participation fee - 100 BGN for Bulgarian authors and 200 EUR for foreign authors.
  4. The works must be originals, signed by the author and be his property. To not have been awarded in other competitive exhibitions    .
  5. There are no restrictions on the minimum size of works. The maximum format is recommended to be 200 cm. height / 100 cm. width . The works must be prepared in t he form of exposure.
  6. The works must be accompanied by a completed participation form. The participation form can be downloaded HERE. Signing the form means agreeing with the Regulation and the General Terms and Conditions for participation.
  7. The labels should be filled out in block letters (legibly) in Bulgarian or in English and glued on the back of the works.
  8. The organizers do not bear the costs of transport and are not responsible for losses or damages during transportation. The return of the works is within one month after the end of the exhibition (personally or at the expense of the author). If desired, the authors insure their works themselves.
  9. A commission of an expert jury performs the selection of the works.
 10. The works of the authors participating in the commission under point 9 shall not be judged.

For additional information you can contact us at the following number:
+359879136678 Maria Argirova

                                     SELECTION and DOCUMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE BIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART - PLOVDIV 2022

FIRST STAGE:

From December 1, 2021 to December 10, 2021, each author sends completed forms, which can be downloaded from HERE, as well as the necessary files visualizing the works with which he is applying. The documents for participation are sent only electronically to the email: plovdivbien.art@gmail.com

Documents for participation:

1. Form-declaration for participation and authenticity of work, which you can download.
2. Registration form to indicate of the works with which you will participate and brief biographical information.
3. For paintings and sculptures - quality photographs of works with dimensions - the long side of the image 2048 pixels - and a file size not exceeding 8 MB. Additional digital processing is not allowed.
4. For installations - a sketch of the work with indicated dimensions, graphic materials and those certifying the work;
5. For photographic works - photos, sketches and materials certifying the work of art;
6. For digital arts - video materials, photos and materials (by application)
7. Photographs of the works will be used to create an electronic catalog.

SECOND STAGE:

The results of the selection will be published on the website of the "Biennale of Contemporary Art - Plovdiv" on December 22, 2021. After the publication of the results, within three days the approved participants will receive a confirmation letter electronically with a bank account to transfer the fee for participation.


THIRD STAGE:

1. The approved works are transmitted in person or sent by courier from June 23 to July 13, 2022 to the address: st. Bratia Pulevi 4-6, office 202, Center, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. When sending a work from countries that are not members of the EU, it is necessary to be provided with the necessary documents certifying its ownership and residence in the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.
2. By filling out the form, the participant determines the value of his works in Bulgarian leva or euros and gives consent to be redeemed.
3. Upon sale, 30% commission is deducted from the agreed final price of the work for the organizers of the "Biennale of Contemporary Art - Plovdiv".


DEADLINES:

December 1, 2021 - December 10, 2021 - submission of documents for participation
December 14-15 - jury meeting
December 22, 2021 - publication of the results and approved participants on the website of the "Biennale of Contemporary Art - Plovdiv" 2022
June 23, 2022 - July 23, 2022 - sending of the works.

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 Tel: + 359 879136678

   Email:

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      povdivbien.art@gmail.com

 

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