Bjcem and the City of Ancona announce the launch of Mediterranea16 Young Artists Biennial, an international multidisciplinary event, taking place in Ancona, Italy, from June 6th to July 7th 2013, bringing together more the 250 artists.

New Deadline: February 17th 2013.

Started in 1985, the Biennial takes place every two years in a different city in the Mediterranean area focusing on young artists and creators. Bjcem is an international network with more than 70 members and partners from Europe, Middle East and Africa.

The call is open to visual artists, filmmakers, writers, performers, musicians, designers and cultural researchers under the age of 35 (born before December 31st 1977).

Artists have to present one specific proposal related to the concept. There are no submission fees and the opportunity is open to everyone regardless of gender, religion, social and political behaviours. Artists that have participated in more than one previous edition can’t apply, priority will be given to artists that have never attended the event.

The title of the Biennial will be Errors Allowed, as a reference to a different regard given to the position that “mistakes” have in the process of education.

Curatorial Team:

Artists will be selected by the curatorial team composed by: Charlotte Bank, Alessandro Castiglioni, Nadira Laggoune, Delphine Leccas, Slobodne Veze/Loose Associations, Marco Trulli and Claudio Zecchi. They will co-operate as a collective for the selection of the artists and the design of the event.

How to participate

Please submit using the online application: https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=%2AeKzq1PCOSZAiJKmzer4kg

The submission of an application automatically implies the complete acceptance of the present regulations. The present announcement shall be governed by the law of the country in which you send your application.

N.B. French artists have to apply directly to the BJCEM French committee. Follow the instructions on their website: www.bjcem.net

N.B. The Portuguese committee has already proceeded with the selection. Therefore this call is closed to portuguese artists.

To read the entire call (english, french, italian, spanish and arabic version available) and to apply, visit BJCEM website.