Mediterranea 17 Young Artists Biennale

Milano 2015

October 22nd to October 25th 2015

The deadline for submitting the applications is March 15th , 2015 . 

Bjcem and the City of Milan announce the launch of Mediterranea 17 Young Artists Biennale, an international multidisciplinary event, taking place in Milan, Italy, at Fabbrica del Vapore, 4 Procaccini Street, from October 22nd to October 25th 2015, bringing together more than 300 artists.

The call is open to visual artists, filmmakers, writers, performers, musicians, designers stylists, chefs under the age of 35 (born by December 31st 1980) coming from one of the country listed at the end of the present call. Artists have to present one specific proposal related to the concept. The participation to the present call is free of charges and it’s open to everyone regardless of gender, religion, social and political behaviors. 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.

In the Visual Arts’ field are taken into consideration all forms of visual expression, realized with traditional or innovative instruments, digital or analogical.

In particular, it will be possible to present works of painting, sculpture, engraving, photography, comics, video art; installations; public art; web projects and mixed media; performative interventions within the exhibition spaces.

The artworks will be presented for inclusion in a collective exhibition and therefore will not be allowed to ask for suitable conditions for individual exhibitions.

The artworks can not exceed 4 linear meters and can not take up a surface of more than 2 x 2 meters.

Artists will be selected by local or national juries made by experts in the different fields. The juries will select the participants on the basis of the presented materials. Their decision is final and not subject to appeal. The results will be documented in a report, presenting the reasons for the choice of artists. Quality of work and how well your proposal meets the concept will be basic selection criteria.

If your work is selected you will be invited to attend the event and present your work. The shipment of the works, travels, insurances, installation, board and lodging and support for visa requests will be provided by selecting bodies and local organiser.

No fees will be provided for the participating in the Biennial.

Please, find the open call here.