gibca extended open call

2019.09.06 - 2019.10.27

GIBCA Extended Exhibition with regional artists in focus

At its 10th edition, Göteborg International Biennial of Contemporary Art (GIBCA) will present a group exhibition showcasing regional artists from Region Västra Götaland as part of its regional network GIBCA Extended.

Application deadline: 23rd of April 2019 
Exhibition period: 06.09. – 27.10.2019
 
At its 10th edition, Göteborg International Biennial of Contemporary Art (GIBCA) presents a group exhibition showcasing regional artists from Region Västra Götaland as part of its regional network GIBCA Extended. The exhibition will introduce the local, national and international audience to the regional contemporary art scene. The artists presented in the exhibitions are selected on the base of an open call. All professional artists working with contemporary art based in Region Västra Götaland are eligible.
 
The initiative is a collaboration between GIBCA and 3:e Våningen, an artist-runned arena showcasing contemporary dance, art and music, that will host the exhibition. 
 
The artists presented in the exhibitions are selected on the base of an open call. The application is open to all professional artists working with contemporary art based in Västra Götaland Region.
 
The regional group show will be shaped in connection to the theme of the biennial. Artists are invited to apply to the GIBCA Extended exhibition with work related to the biennials motif and framework. Read more about GIBCA 2019 and the curatorial concept here.
 
Selection 
The selection of ten participating artists is made by a jury from the contemporary art scene in Region Västra Götaland. The selection process takes place in May. 
 
Conditions
GIBCA offers support during the installation process of the exhibition. GIBCA covers insurance costs for the exhibition period. GIBCA communicates the project together with its partner 3:e Våningen. 
GIBCA pays a set exhibition fee to all ten participatiing artists to the GIBCA Extended Exhibition.
 
Application 
The application consists of a CV, a sketch or pictures of existing work, a short description of the project or artistic statement (maximum 2500 characters) 
Please send in your application by filling in the form by latest 23rd of April 2019.
Fill in your application HERE
 
About GIBCA 2019 
GIBCA is a contemporary art project in Gothenburg, Sweden, that, through each edition, raises stark questions that deal with the complexity of our contemporary world and presents a diversity of artistic positions. GIBCA 2019 is curated by Lisa Rosendahl and titled Part of the Labyrint. In order to reflect on its locality and format, GIBCA has invited Rosendahl to curate both editions in 2019 and 2021. Autonomous in topicality and presentation, the coming biennials will seek to shape tools for sustained engagement in the local context and to better serve artistic processes. 
 
Contact 
For further information, please contact Cecilia Floris, responsible for communication and coordination for GIBCA Extended, cecilia.floris@gibca.se