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Open Call for 2nd Season of Pop-up Gallery Exhibition: Alternative Options

Open call  /  10 Jul 2020  -  10 Aug 2020
Published: 10.07.2020
Open Call for 2nd Season of Pop-up Gallery Exhibition: Alternative Options.
Shanghai BFC (Bund Finance Center)
Curator:
Jie Sun
Management:
Zirong Lee
DEADLINE: 10/08/2020
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Intro
Following the success of the exhibition “BRAVE NEW FIELD”, the 1st Season of Pop-up Gallery Project, NoCC is announcing the theme of the 2nd Season: ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS. Now, the application is officially open to the artists and designers to submit.
Pop-up Gallery Project is a series of international exhibitions represented by NoCC ( New Center of Contemporary Jewellery and Fashion Culture) as part of “NoCC Unique” project. It will host in the exhibition area of Shanghai BFC ( Bund Finance Center ) which is part of Fuxin Group and Fuxin Art Museum.
“Pop-up Gallery” is a series exhibition project which will be organized as Seasons with a different theme, take contemporary jewelry art and design works as the exhibition content. The exhibition will not only in the physical space but will also set online space to show the works in two dimensions. The offline multiple scenes as the space carrier, and online new media technology as the media, thus forming a special field based on multi-channel system and exploring the possibility of multiple combinations of contemporary jewellery and consumption patterns in practice.
 
The 1st Season of Pop Up Gallery Project named as “Brave New Field - International Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition” represented 17 artists and designers from all over the world, it has successfully opened in both locations: 2020 Shanghai XINTIANDI Design Festival and Shanghai BFC (Bund Finance Center), which has gained much attention. More than 15 first-class social media (newspapers, online magazine) has pressed the exhibition, including IDEAT,INTERIOR DESIGN, ELLE Decoration, DESIGN Shanghai, Shanghai WoW, Modern Weekly…. Has reached the more than 50,000 audiences (offline and online) .
 
The 2nd Season's theme is "ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS". Alternative means the other or the different. Nowadays, consumer culture seems to shape people's desires and lifestyle. The discourses in our society reflect the tendency of expansion and homogeneity. Sincere and independent ideas, creation, choice and so on are particularly precious. Therefore, we propose that there should be alternative options, and you have a unique point of view on the creation of jewellery.
 
“Pop-up Gallery” is in cooperation with FIELD OF RUMINANT brand, which is a Chinese platform specialized for contemporary art and design collectors, it will promote contemporary jewelry works to its strong clients' network in a fresh way. Shanghai BFC is part of Fuxin Group, a wing of Fuxin Art Museum, is a high-end mall with "fashion, art and design" as its three core elements, and located in the prime location of the Bund. All the selected works will be introduced in the monthly virtual exhibition section, with multi-dimensional promotion and display.

Key dates:
10.08.2020: Deadline of Application.
11-16.08.2020: Selection of the works.
17-08.2020: Notice of Selection to Artists and Designers.
05.09.2020: Arrival of the works in Shanghai.
15.09-15.11.2020: Expected Exhibition Opening.
 

Selection Criteria:
  • Wearable Jewellery Pieces.
  • Unique or limited pieces.
  • Designed by Professional artist, designer, maker.
 
How to Apply:
To participate in the selection of “pop-up gallery” exhibition, you must send the following information material to email(noccsh@outlook.com):
In word file:
  • CV, and Brief introduction of the artist (not more than 500 words).
  • Contact information (including email address, phone number, websites).
  • Introduction of summited works.
  • Brief introduction of the concept (no more than 1000 words).
  • Caption information of the submitted works (including year, type, material, artist price of the works).
 
In jpg file:
  • 3-5 summited works with pictures (300 dpi, white/grey/black background preferred).
  • Artist portrait (300 dpi).
  • (Optional ) High-quality pictures of summited works on body/model (300 dpi).
 
After the registration deadline, the organization will inform the artists about the admission to send the pieces for the second step of selection to be part of Pop-up gallery.
 
Conditions:
  • Entry Fee: Registration is free.
  • Shipping / Insurance: Single shipping ( home country to Shanghai ) will be responsible by the applicator; NoCC will be responsible for: After the work has arrived in NoCC safely, During the exhibition, and the un-sold pieces to return to the applicator.
Shanghai BFC (Bund Finance Center)..
Shanghai BFC (Bund Finance Center).

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The 1st season exhibition, at Shanghai BFC (Bund Finance Center). .
The 1st season exhibition, at Shanghai BFC (Bund Finance Center).

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The 1st season exhibition, at Shanghai BFC (Bund Finance Center). .
The 1st season exhibition, at Shanghai BFC (Bund Finance Center).

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The 1st season exhibition, at Shanghai BFC (Bund Finance Center)..
The 1st season exhibition, at Shanghai BFC (Bund Finance Center).

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Opening at Shanghai BFC (Bund Finance Center)..
Opening at Shanghai BFC (Bund Finance Center).

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The 1st season exhibition, at Shanghai XINTIANDI Design Festival..
The 1st season exhibition, at Shanghai XINTIANDI Design Festival.

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Exhibition Opening at Shanghai Xintiandi Design Festival. .
Exhibition Opening at Shanghai Xintiandi Design Festival.

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