International exhibition NORD ART 2010

Invitation for applications

KiC – Kunst in der Carlshütte, a non-profit initiative of the ACO Group, and the towns of Büdelsdorf and Rendsburg, organises an annual international exhibition of visual arts from June to the end of September. The art exhibited at Nord Art is selected by a jury and features all visual art media. The exhibition in summer 2009 displayed the work of 218 artists from 34 countries, selected from above 1000 applications.

Exhibition area:
The old foundry building in the Carlshütte (20,000 sqm), ACO Wagenremise (400 sqm), ACO Gartenhaus (100 sqm), a 60,000 square metre sculpture park, as well as public spaces in the town.

Application documents:
A folder (Din A4) with the following documents:

1. Application form

2. Artist’s CV (short version)

3. List of the most important solo and group exhibitions

4. Photos of approx. 10 works which could be shown at Nord Art. Please label all the photos with the title, year of origin, technique, and size. Please do not send any digital information or originals. Exception: DVD’s of video installations and performances. Optional documents: own catalogues and press cuttings

5. If you wish your application documents to be returned, please supply a properly stamped and addressed envelope (if the address is outside Germany, please supply an adequate amount of ”coupon-réponse international”)

Send your application to the address below.

Delivery and other information:
The works selected by the jury must be delivered to the Carlshütte, Vorwerksallee, 24782 Büdelsdorf, Germany, on 7 or 8 May 2010 (early delivery possible with the prior approval of the organisers).

All of the delivered works will be insured subject to the general insurance conditions from the time of delivery to the time of collection. Transport costs are covered by the artist. We will be happy to help organise shared transport arrangements.

A catalogue in DIN A4 format is produced for the exhibition with one page per artist. The digital photos and text on each of the participating artists is requested when the jury’s decision is sent out. The artists receive a free copy of the catalogue.

A symposium will be held in May 2010 in the run up to Nord Art. Approximately 10 artists are invited to attend the symposium. Large works for Nord Art are produced at the symposium. If you wish to attend the symposium, please mark the “Symposium” box in the application form. We also require details on the materials and dimensions, estimated time required, photos with examples of works, and a sketch where possible. The participants at the symposium enjoy free materials, a workplace, and accommodation at the exhibition site itself. The work created remains the property of the artist and will be exhibited at Nord Art for at least 2 years – with the exception of works which are sold.

Deadline 30/01/10 – postmark

Kunst in der Carlshütte, NORD ART 2010
Wolfgang Gramm
Kanalblick 26
24814 Sehestedt
tel: 0049-4357996770
fax: 0049-4357996771
[email protected]

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