Application deadline: 15 May
OpenART is an Open Call application where professional artists can submit their artworks, both already existing as well as new ideas. For the biennial 2019 Open Art is searching for artists with different backgrounds, art mediums and expressions to fill the ciyu of Örebro with artworks.
OpenART is an exhibition that takes place outdoors and is available for public interaction day and night during the exhibition period. OpenART see possibilities for a wide range of art mediums and techniques but are particulary looking for artworks for the open space and on new ideas on what public art can be.
Open Art is based on a conviction that a creative society builds bridges not walls. It is a unique event that turns the city upside down with unconventional art, encouraging bold ideas and promoting unusual expressions.
Please Note: there is a submission fee of 150 SEK (approx. €15). Confirmed artists will receive an artist fee of €1000 (a confirmed group will share €1000). In dialogue with OpenART the artist recieves transport, travel and accommodation support. In some cases OpenART also provides production support and in dialogue with the artist find the most appropriate, time-efficient and cost-effective solutions. When an artist is producing a new artwork, the artist is expected to follow the determined budget for the artwork. Artists are expected to participate in the installment of their own artworks.
For more information and application details: openart.se/2017/en/open-call-2/
Open Call | OpenART Public Art Biennial, Orebro, Sweden