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SELECTION OF ARTWORKS FOR THE SETTING UP OF THE EXHIBITIONS AND THE E-BOOK

"NWFG CALLS - DA VINCI SELECTION”

 

Terms of Participation Nº 02/2022/AIP

 

ART IN PLACES in partnership with the artist SILVIO SEVERINO, make public the opening of the applications for the Selection of Artworks for the exhibition "DA VINCI SELECTION" and e-book, according to the following rules:

 

CALL RULES

1. OBJECT

The object of this regulation is to establish the rules for "DA VINCI SELECTION", a cultural event aimed at artists in the art world who express themselves through art technique based on collage and/or illustration in analogue and/or digital format. A project that aims to bring together artists, gallerists, collectors and art admirers.

“DA VINCI SELECTION" is characterized as an opportunity to gather talented artists to pay homage to the Renaissance era.   

1.1 This event is intended to select up to 100 Artists. Artists will be chosen for simultaneous exhibitions in galleries, virtual 3D exhibition on the Art In Places Platform and participation in the event's e-book:

1.1.1 Face-to-face exhibition to be mounted in the cultural space Anspach Shopping (Boulevard Anspach 24 1000 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium) during the period 07/11 to 20/11; 

1.1.2 Virtual 3D exhibition on the Art In Places platform during the period from 07/11 to 20/11; 

1.1.3 E-book - will include the works of the 100 selected artists and will be available to the co-author artists by link in the week of the exhibitions and available on the Art In Places platform.  

1.1.4 E-commerce - will include the works of the 100 selected artists and will be available on the Art In Places platform.

1.1.5 ‘Best Of’ exhibition - The up to 100 artists selected will automatically be competing to participate in the follow-up “Best Of” exhibition in 2023.
 

1.2 The RENASCENTIST universe, shall be described in the arts:

Argument:

Da Vinci and his artist friends decided to philosophize about the period between the 19th and our current 21st centuries and discussed what happened in the mid 14th century and the end of the 16th century, thus creating a certain parallel.

After all, in the Renaissance the transformations were quite evident in culture, society, economy, politics, gastronomy and religion. Our current Renaissance is characterized by the transition to a digital world signifying an evolution in relation to the structures of the contemporary before the influence of the virtual world, the term is more commonly employed to describe its effects in the arts, philosophy and sciences.

Are we in a new RENAISSANCE? 

Da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Michelangelo, Botticelli and others will guide you in this search.

 

2 - APPLICATION

The CANDIDATE ARTIST must send his/her file(s) according to the rules of this Announcement. 

2.1 Those interested in presenting proposals in accordance with this Announcement to exhibit their work in the exhibition "DA VINCI SELECTION", participating in the e-book and being able to sell their artwork through the Platform and curators of Art In Places, should apply exclusively through the site: https://www.artinplaces.com/join-nwfg-calls-da-vinci-selection   

2.2 Deadlines:

a)  Registration of entries will open from 08:00 AM (Belgium) on 31 March 2022. 

b)  Registration will close at 11:59 PM (Belgium) on October 1, 2022.

c)  The selection of the works will take place within one week of submission. 

d) The announcement of the selected works will be made on the event's website (https://www.artinplaces.com) and social networks (Instagram and Facebook), on the day of the beginning of the exhibitions (face-to-face and virtual).

e) No appeals will be allowed in relation to the result presented by the Organization and Selection Committee.

2.3 Registration:

  1. Registrations will be made, solely and exclusively, through the Internet by the link: 

https://www.artinplaces.com/join-nwfg-calls-da-vinci-selection

The candidate artist must correctly fill out the Registration Form with full name, artistic pseudonym (if any), full home or studio address, e-mail, personal phone number for contact. 

Send images in JPG (profile and artwork) and a mini biography (500 characters) in brief format  (maximum 1000 characters).

  1. Proposer(s) can only take part with one work entered (1) from the authorship of the artist.

Attention: 

1 - If the registration of the same applicant is verified in two or more entries, all works in which his name appears will be automatically disqualified.

2- The effectuation of the application will imply in automatic and full agreement by the artist, with the terms of this Notice (No. 02/2022/AIP) for the Selection of Works for the exhibition "NWFG CALLS - DA  VINCI SELECTION" and e-book.
 

2.4 Characteristics of the works: 

a) Artistic language entries comprising collage-based art and illustration in analogue and digital format will be accepted. The multimedia artists must incorporate some element of collage or illustration in their creation.

b) The image files must be sent according to the instructions on the form (The works must be in A3 size resolution with at least 300 dpi in vertical direction - portrait). 

c) The bidders or their legal representatives are solely responsible for the visual quality and content of the files, as well as the information sent and should be aware that this depends on the evaluation of the projects.

 

Attention: 

3- Do not use ciphers or accents in the file name, nor any of the following characters: \ | / ? : " * > <

4- Files smaller than 300 dpi will not be accepted.

 

2.5 After uploading, the images sent cannot be altered. The "DA VINCI SELECTION" team may request a complement to the Registration, when applicable.

2.6 The exhibition will be made with Reproductions only. Prints will be the responsibility of Art In Places. 

2.7 Only artists over the age of 18 will be accepted. 

2.8 A non-refundable registration fee of €20 (Twenty euros) paid online via PayPal paypal.me/artinplaces/20 or Deposit into Bank Account BE42 0689 3368 59 54 BIC GKCCBEBB FAM & Events asbl for Early Bird entries made until October 1, 2022.

Attention: 

5- We warn that in cases where payments are made by third parties, representing the participant, the names of the holders responsible for these payments should be duly informed in the Registration Form, at the time of its completion.

6- The registration fee collected will be used to finance the structure, logistics, technical professionals and publicity of the event.
 

3 - GENERAL CONDITIONS

3.1 First stage, with an eliminatory qualification, will be coordinated by the Organization and Selection Committee of "DA VINCI SELECTION". It will consist in verifying that all the requirements of the Regulations have been fulfilled: correct completion of the registration form and payment of the registration fee.

3.2 The applicants will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of the application and receipt of the artwork.

3.3 The results of the selection of the artworks will be published on the networks and on the event's page on the Art In Places Platform. 

3.4 All qualified entries went through a pre-selection process carried out by the Organization and Selection Committee of "DA VINCI SELECTION". All pre-selected works will be published on the official page on the Art in Places platform of "DA VINCI SELECTION"- https://www.artinplaces.com/nwfg-calls-da-vinci-selection-results and social networks (Instagram and Facebook) of the event.  

3.5 Further information about "DA VINCI SELECTION" will be posted on the official page on the Art in Places platform - https://www.artinplaces.com/ and on the social networks of the event.

 

Attention: 

7- The selected works will be published and disclosed at the beginning of the exhibitions, on a first come, first served basis, therefore we advise sending the material as early as possible, avoiding leaving it for the last days, a moment when there will be a large volume of pre-selected publications. 

 

3.6 The Curatorship of the event will have total freedom to select or not projects of " DA VINCI SELECTION". The choice of the space in which each work will be exhibited during the same, as well as the projects of the exhibitions and the technical specifications related to the programming will be defined according to the criteria of the Curatorship, seeking a common understanding with the artists. 

3.7 The Selection Committee will be composed by 06 (six) members with notorious knowledge and/or specialization in the arts, having as attribution 

a) Check the regularity of the works and respective attached documentation; 

b) Check the relevance of the works for the theme "DA VINCI SELECTION"; 

c) Immediately disqualify the Proposers who do not meet the requirements of the call for bid; 

d) Analyse and decide the cases omitted in this Tender Protocol; 

e) Assign notes and draw up the nomination table of the works in the order, following the criteria of: 

I. Project excellence, as to its proposal and execution;

II. Pertinence of the work to the exhibition theme; 

III. Relevance of the project to the cultural programme of "DA VINCI SELECTION 2022"; 

IV. Viability and/or technical execution capacity of the technical memorial presented.
 

4 - ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

4.1 Of the selected works 

a) Certificates of participation in the event will be granted to the 100 selected artists. 

b) The 100 artworks selected for exhibitions will receive their respective certificates at the closing ceremony of the exhibition via e-mail, and inclusion in the e-book and e-commerce of the exhibition for all selected works and exhibited.

c) 30 artworks will be selected through sales, internal curation and social media likes for the BEST OF exhibition in 2023.

4.2 The Selection Committee will nominate, by artist name provided, 100 artists to participate in face-to-face and virtual exhibitions. 

 

5 - COPYRIGHT AND IMAGE RIGHTS

5.1 By accepting to participate and signing this Call for Proposals, the registered authors authorize the organizers of the event to use the images of their works in the following media, without any charge:

a) Venue of the event for an indefinite period of time;

b) Exhibitions and projections at "DA VINCI SELECTION", at any time;

c) Printed and/or electronic media, exclusively to promote the event and/or to sell and promote the artworks on ecommerce, at any time;

d) Catalogues and other publicity materials about "DA VINCI SELECTION", at any time.

 

Attention: 

8- The use of the photos of the works granted to "NWFG CALLS - DA VINCI SELECTION", does not imply in any way the loss of copyright on them and they can be used in any other context by the respective authors without the prior permission of the festival. 

 

5.2 When applying to this Call for Proposals, the applicant declares full authorship of the works to be exhibited and the inexistence of plagiarism of registered works and/or projects, in addition to guaranteeing the authorization of third parties that may have related rights over the artistic production, being also responsible for any third party claims related to unauthorized use.

5.3 Thus, it is established that the rights of image use of the submitted content are the sole responsibility of the applicant.

5.4 The organizers of the event undertake to include the proper credits in any insertion of the works

 

6 - ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS

6.1 The 100 artists pre-selected and chosen for the exhibitions will be announced on the official page of "DA VINCI SELECTION"- https://www.artinplaces.com/ and social networks (Instagram and Facebook).

6.2 The final result will be published on the day of the start of the exhibitions. 

6.3 It is the responsibility of the participants to follow the publications. 

6.4 The finalists will be contacted mainly by email and eventually by phone (whatsapp) to send any "high resolution" files when necessary for the preparation of the exhibition of the reproductions. The authors will have 7 consecutive days to make this submission, after the contact of the organizing committee of the event "DA VINCI SELECTION".

 

7- COMMERCIALIZATION

7.1 The printing of the works sent and selected for the exhibition will be the responsibility of the organization committee of the event "DA VINCI SELECTION".

7.2 The marketing of the reproductions selected for the exhibition and e-book will be carried out by the organization committee of the event, which will be responsible for intermediation between the artist, the public and the art market. 

7.3 The value of the reproductions will be the responsibility of the event's art curatorship team.

7.4 The value of the original works will be the artist's responsibility.

7.5 A quota of 20% of the sale value of the original work will be requested, if the sale is made at the exhibitions or through the Art In Places platform.

7.5.1 The artist will be paid 20% of the profit from the sale of the reproduction of the work, either in exhibitions or through the platform Art In Places.

7.6 The sending of the original work will be the artist's responsibility.

7.7 The shipping of the reproductions will be the responsibility of the organizing committee of the event.

7.8 The freight will be the responsibility of the buyer.
 

8 - FINAL PROVISIONS

8.1 Questions can be sent to the following email: artinplaces@gmail.com

8.2 The act of registration implies full agreement with the terms herein established and all participants agree to disclose their works and their names in the disclosures directly related to the event, as well as in the exhibition and projection program of "NWFG CALLS - DA VINCI SELECTION 2022", according to the curatorial criteria. 

8.3 The jury's decisions are sovereign and unappealable.

8.4 The open call for "NWFG CALLS - DA VINCI SELECTION" is an exclusively cultural event held by ART IN PLACES / FAM & EVENTS asbl , located at Rue Roger Van Der Weyden 31/1000 Bruxelles Belgique registered under number BE0683962836.

8.5 The artist accepts all the terms posted on the Art In Places website regarding the GDPR law. 

8.6 The city of Brussels is elected to resolve any objections to these regulations or the conduct of the parties.

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