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[Nettime-ro] Call For Artists: International Experimental Painting Camp - Tescani 2008, August 1- 21

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  Where: Romania, Bacau,  Tescani  
  Period: August  1 -  21th,  2008
  Deadline: May 20th,  2008
  International Experimental Painting Camp ? Tescani 2008
   Project TRANSFER
  Call For Artists
  The ?George Enescu? National Museum (Bucharest), together with ?Dumitru and Alice Rosetti - Tescanu ? George Enescu? Cultural Center (Tescani, Bacau) invites artists from all countries, including Romania, to apply for an international painting camp: August 1 ? 21st, 2008
  The host institution will provide during the project/camp (21 days) the complete accommodation, including food and a part of materials, for 12 selected artists ( 6 from Romania, 6 from abroad).
  The closing date for submissions is  May 20th, 2008 (postmark)
  The project invites professional artists from all countries, including  Romania, working in the field of painting, interested of various forms of painting intervention, experimental painting techniques which may include collage, non conventional  materials, object. 
  The project intends to create a platform for artists with a real interest in developing painting?s extensions both technically and thematically.    
  The programme aims to facilitate artistic and cultural exchanges, promoting the mobility of artists interested to pursue a personal research in the field of painting, in the framework of a certain topic.  
  The project is organized as a camp  lasting 3 weeks.
  The surrounding area of the host institution, offers an interesting setting in terms of landscape and culture. The selected artists have the chance to work on a proposed project but also to reconsider their current practices. They have the opportunity to directly familiarise themselves with the work of local and international artists, to exchange future projects.
  A catalogue and an itinerant exhibition are planned after the end of the project/camp. Each participant will receive a catalogue.
  The jury will select 6 artists from abroad and 6 artists from Romania.  
  At the end of the project, each participant must deliver two works (realized in the framework of the camp) for The ?George Enescu? National Museum?s patrimony.
  Project?s topic
  The theme relates to the extended concept of ?transfer?, conceptually and technically speaking. The project underlines fusion as sign of altered realities (becoming something else, other) and encourages the mixture and blends between all conceptual and practical levels read as reciprocity. The key words are pluralism, mixture, accessibility, incongruence, scanning multiple identities. The theme focuses on developing cultural and artistic contemporary resources.    
  The ?George Enescu? National Museum (Bucharest)  is dedicated to the greatest Romanian composer ? George Enescu. The museum has three departments, the main in Bucharest (Cantacuzino Palace) and two others cultural centers, that are also dedicated to George Enescu?s memory: Memorial House  ?Villa Luminis?  (Sinaia, Prahova) and ?Dumitru and Alice Rosetti - Tescanu ? George Enescu? Cultural Centre (Tescani, Bacau). 
  Host institution 
  ?Dumitru and Alice Rosetti - Tescanu ? George Enescu? Cultural Centre is situated at Tescani, 40 km  from Bacau, a beautiful touristic region, surrounded by mountains and hills. 
  The center hosts a Memorial House dedicated to George Enescu, being located in a former manor that belonged to Princess Maria Cantacuzino, the composer?s wife.  
  Annually, the center develops programmes of residencies for writers, visual artists, and musicians, that are addressed both to foreign and Romanian participants.
  The centre also hosts many concerts, exhibitions, conferences, summer schools.
  Accommodation / Working conditions: 
  The organizing institution will provide, as mentioned above, the complete accommodation, single, comfortable room, including 3 meals/per day and a part of materials - 5 canvases (different sizes)
  The center provides a shared equipped workshop and a plenty of space in open air, in the surrounding area. 
  -          complete accommodation, single comfortable room
  -          3 meals / per day (Romanian and international cuisine)
  -          a part of materials  - 5 canvases ( different sizes)
  -          a shared equipped workshop
  -          internet access 
  Professional artists having a certain experience and achievement in the field of visual arts, especially in painting, from Romania and abroad, are eligible to apply. Guest artists should be open to exchange with international artists.
  - Working knowledge of English or French is required
  - At the end of the project, each participant must deliver two works (realized in the framework of the camp) for The ?George Enescu? National Museum?s patrimony.
  - Each participant must sign a contract with Terms of Agreement, accepting the project?s conditions of participation.
  - Foreign artists must provide their own health insurance.
  - Travel costs are not supported.
  How to apply:  send the application directly to The ?George Enescu? National Museum at the down address, together with the following documents:  
  -          a curriculum vitae (comprising contact details)
  -          a recent photograph
  -          a work proposal (not to exceed 1 page)
  -          7 photographs  of recent works (jpeg format for e-mail applications); don?t send originals
  or apply via e-mail, not later than May 20th,, at the following addresses:
  Bucuresti,  Calea Victoriei, nr. 141, sector 1
  Tel: (021) 318.14.50
  Contact person : 
  Silvia Costin ? curator & project coordinator
  Tel: (+4) 0743554185 
  Project team --  The ?George Enescu ? National Museum:
  Laura Manolache, General Director   - 
  Silvia Costin, curator & project coordinator   ?
  Mariana Petrescu, PR   -
  Aurelian Popovici, graphic designer   -
  Please read carefully!
  Only complete applications will be considered. 
  Selected artists will be announced about June 10th, 2008
  Tabara Internationala de Pictura Experimentala ? Tescani 2008
  Proiectul TRANSFER
  Apel de participare 
  MUZEUL NATIONAL « GEORGE ENESCU » BUCURESTI impreuna cu Sectia ?Dumitru si Alice Rosetti - Tescanu - George Enescu? (Tescani, jud. Bacau), invita artisti din Romania si din strainatate sa participe la Proiectul Transfer.
  Institutia organizatoare va asigura artistilor selectati, cazare integrala si masa pe toata durata proiectului,  precum si o parte din materialele de lucru ( 5 panze, diferite dimensiuni)
  Locuri disponibile: 12, dintre care 6 pentru artisti straini si 6 pentru artisti din Romania.
  Perioada si locul de desfasurare: 1 - 21 august 2008, Sectia ?Dumitru si Alice Rosetti - Tescanu - George Enescu?, localitatea Tescani, jud. Bacau
  Data limita pentru depunerea aplicatiilor:  20 mai 2008 (data postei)
  Conceptul general al  proiectului   
  Proiectul se adreseaza artistilor profesionisti din Romania si din strainatate, cu o activitate artistica semnificativa in domeniul picturii, interesati de formele variate de interventie picturala (colaj, materiale neconventionale, obiect). Sunt invitati sa participe artistii care au un interes in dezvoltarea extensiilor picturale in procesul tehnic si tematic.
  Proiectul urmareste sa faciliteze schimburile culturale si artistice, promovand mobilitatea artistilor care doresc sa aprofundeze cercetari personale in domeniul picturii,  pornind de la tema propusa in cadrul acestui proiect.
  Proiectul se desfasoara intr-un spatiu consacrat, care, prin istoricul si imprejurimile sale, prezinta o oferta bogata in materie de peisaj si cultura.
  In acelasi timp, programul incurajeaza schimbul de idei, transferul cultural, colaborarea in vederea realizarii unor proiecte comune, precum si familiarizarea directã cu creatia celorlalti artisti.
  Este prevazuta realizarea unui catalog final  si o expozitie itineranta. 
  Juriul va selecta 6 artisti din Romania si 6 artisti din strainatate.
  La finalul taberei, fiecare participant va trebui sa ofere 2 lucrari patrimoniului MUZEULUI NATIONAL « GEORGE ENESCU » Bucuresti.
  Tema  proiectului
  Tema  aduce in discutie conceptul extins de ?transfer?,  atat in plan conceptual, cat si in cel al mediilor de lucru.  Proiectul subliniaza fuziunea ca semn al alteritatii si incurajeaza intrepatrunderea tuturor nivelurilor conceptual - practice in sensul imprumuturilor reciproce. Termenii cheie sunt: pluralism, mixtura, scrutarea identitatii multiple,  accesibilitate, incongruenta.
  Tema focuseazã asupra dezvoltarii resurselor culturale si artistice actuale. 
  Institutia organizatoare 
  MUZEUL NATIONAL « GEORGE ENESCU » cuprinde, pe langa sediul central din Bucuresti, alte doua sectii, institutii muzeale dedicate compozitorului George Enescu,  anume : Vila Luminis (Sinaia, jud. Prahova) si Centrul Cultural « Dumitru si Alice Rosetti Tescanu ? George Enescu » (loc. Tescani, jud. Bacau) . 
  Sectia  ?Dumitru si Alice Rosetti Tescanu ? George Enescu?, Tescani, jud. Bacau
  Plasata intr-un cadru natural deosebit,  in apropierea unei zone montane de interes turistic, sectia functioneaza intr-un fost conac boieresc, care a apartinut Printesei  Maria Cantacuzino, sotia compozitorului George Enescu.
  Centrul organizeaza anual programe de rezidente pentru artisti, scriitori, muzicieni, din Romania si din strainatate,  gazduieste scoli de varã, tabere internationale, concerte, conferinte.
  Cazare si conditii de lucru
  Instituia organizatoare va asigura cazare integrala, masa si o parte din materialele de lucru ( 5 panze, diferite dimensiuni)
  Artistilor li se pune la dispozitie un atelier comun utilat, precum si un spatiu foarte  extins  in aer liber, in arondismentul centrului.
  -          cazare integrala
  -           3 mese/zi (bucatarie romaneasca si internationala)
  -          o parte din materialele de lucru (5 panze, diferite dimensiuni)
  -          un atelier comun, echipat
  -          acces internet 
  -          Artisti profesionisti din Romania si din strainatate, activi in domeniul picturii  in special, interesati sa cunoasca si sa colaboreze cu artisti internationali. Artistii selectati vor fi anuntati in jurul datei de 10 iunie 2008.
  -          abilitati de comunicare in lb. engleza sau lb. franceza
  -          Fiecare participant va semna un contract cu institutia organizatoare, prin care va accepta conditiile de participare
  -          Artistii straini vor trebui sa-si procure asigurarea de sanatate
  -          Cheltuielile de transport nu sunt asigurate  
  Aplicatiile pot fi trimise prin posta la MUZEUL  NATIONAL « GEORGE ENESCU » la adresa de mai jos, si trebuie sa cuprinda:
  -          un curriculum vitae (inclusiv date de contact)
  -          o fotografie recenta
  -          o propunere de proiect pe marginea temei ( max. 1 pagina)
  -          min. 7 fotografii cu lucrari reprezentative, recente (format jpeg pentru aplicatiile trimise via e-mail)
  Aplicatiile pot fi trimise si prin e-mail, pana pe 20 mai 2008, la urmatoarele adrese :
  Bucuresti,  Calea Victoriei, nr. 141, sector 1
  Tel: (021) 318.14.50
  Persoana de contact:
  Silvia Costin -   curator & coordonator de proiect  
  Tel: (+4) 0743554185 
  Echipa de proiect: 
  Laura Manolache, Director General   - 
  Silvia Costin,  curator & coordonator de proiect  ?
  Mariana Petrescu, consilier relatii cu publicul   -
  Aurelian Popovici, grafician  -
  Sectia ?Dumitru si Alice Rosetti -Tescanu - George Enescu? 
  Gabriela Ilas, conservator  -

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