3th International Triennial of Ceramics Unicum 2015
Presented by the National Museum of Slovenia
15 May 2015 – 30 September 2015
The National Museum of Slovenia is setting up the III. International Triennial of Ceramics Unicum 2015. The emphasis is on popularization as well as presentation of contemporary ceramics as an independent area in the field of artistic creation. Triennial is a connection between international and Slovenia area and it gives a fresh insight into artistic ceramics. Its intention is searching for elementary artistic research in connection to contemporary thought. We are looking for new concepts, technologies and innovative research in the field of ceramic art that are connected to contemporary life. III. International Triennial of Ceramics Unicum 2015 contains competitive part and accompanying events and exhibitions all over Slovenia. The National Museum of Slovenia will host the competitive part of the triennial as well as the international exhibition of ceramics of students from Art Schools and Academies chosen by the invited mentors from each country where the members of the jury come from – Germany, Slovenia, Serbia, and Turkey. The works of Slovenian students will be chosen by: Katja Kastelic, Anica Krašna Kocijan, Prof., and Tanja Pak, Assoc. Prof. All the addresses of locations, where exhibitions and events will take place, and all the timetables will be announced at our web page (www.unicum.si).
Call for application is international and public. Any individual artist or group of artists working in the field of ceramic art, may participate in the III. International Triennial of Ceramics Unicum 2015. Ceramic artworks may include other materials which must not predominate. Each participant is allowed to submit up to two works. By applying, the artist assures that each ceramic artwork was created within the last three years. Members of the organizing committee, international jury and invited authors are not allowed to take part in the competitive part of the triennial. The works selected for the exhibition will be chosen by the international jury on the basis of the received documentation. Costs of sending and returning artworks are to be handled by their authors.
Each author has to deliver:
All photos should be in JPEG (.jpg); resolution of 300 dpi is required. Pictures are to be taken in front of a neutral background. With application, each author allows the organizer to use all the information from the received documentation for promotion and the catalogue of the triennial. The organizer of the triennial does not take any responsibility for published information, given by the authors in the application. The author is taking full responsibility for correctness of the information on him/her and his/her artwork. Received applications will be kept in the archives of the triennial as a part of applications’ documentation. Authors cannot exchange artworks, selected on the basis of the received photographs, or replace them with other artworks.
Correctly filled application form.
Two photographs of each ceramic work from different anglesin required format and printing quality, labeled with author’s name and surname, title and dimensions of work in centimeters (e. g. Surname_Name_Title of the Work_Dimensions_Picture1).
Deadline for Application
Deadline for application is Sunday, 30 November 2014.
The organizer will not consider incomplete applications.
Selection of Artworks and Notification
International jury will select artworks on the basis of the received photographs.
List of selected authors will be announced on Tuesday,17 February 2015, on the website of the triennial (www.unicum.si).
For applications and complete regulations visit: www.unicum.si