GENERAL:

All artists who are citizens of the Russian Federation and are not less than 18 of age at the time of application can participate in the Open Call. 

Each artist can submit one application.

Submitted works should explore one of the announced topics. Learn more about the topics in the “Open Call” section.

We only accept applications with new, unexecuted artistic works.
 

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

In addition to the application form in the “Registration” section, each applicant needs to submit:

— A CV with a short artist bio;
— An artistic portfolio;
— The project.

The project shall include:

— The title and the concept of the artistic work;
— A draft with dimensions and description of the techniques and materials to be used;
— A preliminary estimate of the project execution (in rubles);
— Exhibition requirements.

Text files are accepted in .pdf. 

The draft of the project is accepted in .jpeg, .png, .pdf, .mpeg4, .mp3 (for sound art)

All documents are submitted in Russian and English.
 

THE APPLICATIONS ARE CONSIDERED IN THREE STAGES:

Stage 1 – moderation:

At Stage 1, the Expert Committee considers the applications and checks them for compliance with the Terms & Conditions.

The applications that pass the moderation are referred to the Jury.

Stage 2 – selecting works:

At Stage 2, the Jury judges the submitted projects to select the shortlist candidates. The voting procedure is determined by the Jury’s work methods. At the end of Stage 2, the shortlist is compiled.

Stage 3 – selecting winners:

At Stage 3, the Jury judges the submitted projects to select the Winners. The voting procedure is determined by the Jury’s work methods. At the end of Stage 3, the list of Winners is compiled.

IMPORTANT DATES: 

— Deadline for submission – June 30, 2020.

— Announcement of shortlist – July 10, 2020 

— Announcement of winners on the website – July 15, 2020

— Deadline for concluding contracts with the winners of the Open Call – August 1 2020

— Deadline for executing of the work(s) of the winner(s) – September 10 2020

— Exhibition of the work(s)of the winner(s) – September 11–13 2020
 

PRIZE FUND:

A cash prize of 500 000 rubles.*

The Organizer executes the works of the Winners to exhibit them at the 8th Cosmoscow International Contemporary Art Fair which will take place on September 11–13, 2020. 

 

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*In the present section, the pre-tax cash prize which is to be awarded to the Winners is indicated in the amount regulated by the current legislation of the Russian Federation.

Please read the full Terms & Conditions of the Open Call

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