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The Third International Festival of Postmodern Ceramics 2009 and the exhibition CERAMICA MULTIPLEX is the traditional international manifestation of ceramics being held under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia and the Varazdin City Council.
The organizer is KERAMEIKON, Croatian Ceramic Association in partnership with The City Museum of Varazdin.
The exhibition will be held from March 6 to April 5 2009 at the City Museum of Vara?din.
The title of the exhibition: NATURE AS ADVENTURE
Only the works which embody the concept of ceramics as a means of free artistic expression will be accepted: sculptures, installation, and works serving a non-functional and functional purpose. Artists are expected to contribute by presenting distinctively personalised, original and novel ceramic art works characterised by a sincere approach, an ebullient, vivaciously creative and imaginative form of expression. A combination of various materials may be used but the work must be done primarily in ceramics.
The following prizes will be awarded:
The Prize of the City of Varazdin
KERAMEIKON GOLD MEDAL
KERAMEIKON SILVER MEDAL
KERAMEIKON BRONZE MEDAL
The Young Artist Prize for an artist under 30 years of age under the title Fima.com for ?Those to Come? Many other valuable prizes and special awards will be awarded.
Individuals or groups of artists from all over the world may take part at the exhibition if they meet the exhibition criteria set by the organiser. Each candidate may exhibit up to two works.
Each candidate should submit:
1. A completed Entry Form.
2. CD ROM and two colour photographs of the work; the quality must be such as to allow publication
(in JPG or TIF format, min 300 dpi). Pictures of the work must be taken from different angles.
3. Two photographs from CD printed on paper
4. The small personal photo of the artist
5. A short biography of the artist
6. Artists Statement
There is NO Enter-Fee
Deadline for submission of applications: October, the 30 2008 (post stamp)
Registration and entries that do not include all the items necessary will not be taken into consideration.
How works are selected
Works are selected on the basis of CDs/photographs by a jury of renowned experts in the field of ceramics from abroad and Croatia:
Gustav Wei? and Bernd Pfannkuche from Germany, Jindra Vikova from Czech Republic, Maria Geszler Garzuly from Hungary and Mirjana Ducakijevic from Croatia.
The jury will decide on prizes, awards and certificates.
The jury?s decision is final.
Candidates who are not selected will be notified and their CDs/photographs will remain in the exhibition archives.
Any work to receive a prize or award remains permanently in the ownership of the organiser or sponsor presenting the prize or award.
Delivery of works
Candidates whose works have been selected should deliver their works in the manner specified by the organizer and by no later than:
November, the 30 2008
Costs for delivery and return delivery of works and their insurance are to be covered by the artist.
The organiser of the exhibition takes responsibility for the handling of works and their insurance on receipt of works, throughout the duration of the exhibition and up until they have been returned. In the case of ?unforeseen circumstances?, the organiser cannot take responsibility and will not be held responsible.
Awards ceremony and exhibition opening: March, the 6 2009 at 6 p.m.
The exhibition will be accompanied by many interesting activities like symposium, meetings and exhibitions with people who are well known in the world of ceramics.
Publications and information
The organiser will ensure that the public is informed about all important activities relating to the exhibition on time.
The organiser reserves the right to publish and make use of visual materials related to the exhibition.
An exhibition catalogue and other additional materials will be supplied.
Return of works
The organiser will arrange for works to be returned to their authors after the exhibition. Costs for return delivery of works after the exhibition are to be covered by the artist
The organizers will be very grateful if some of the artist declares a donation of his/her work to The Collection of the contemporary world ceramics in The City Museum in Varazdin.
Contact address and information:
All entry forms and registration application materials should be sent to the address below.
By appending a signature to the exhibition entry form, the artist confirms that he/she accepts the propositions set down by the organiser.
For further information, please contact:
Croatian Ceramic Association
Tel: ** 385 42 211 227
Fax: ** 385 42 210 450
or visit: www.kerameikon.com
Mrs. Blazenka Soic Stebih,
president of the Association, president of The Festival Organizing Committee
and member of International Academy of Ceramics, Geneva
e- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information:
CROATIAN CERAMIC ASSOCIATION MRS. BLAZENKA SOIC STEBIH
Krizaniceva 13 42000 VARAZDIN
385 42 211 227
385 42 210 450
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