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Open Call for the VII Contemporary Goldsmithing and Jewelry Curated Exhibition

Open call  /  09 Jun 2022  -  13 Sep 2022
Published: 09.06.2022
Open Call for the VII Contemporary Goldsmithing and Jewelry Curated Exhibition.
Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas
Curator:
Lorena Martinez de Corral
Management:
Magdalena Vélez
DEADLINE: 13/09/2022
Application

All participants must submit:
- Registration Form.
- Max 3 photographs of each piece with white background, high resolution (min. 300 ppp), CMYK, JPG or TIFF format, for reproduction in a 16 x 16 cm brochure.
All the required documentation must be sent via email or WeTransfer to asoc.adoc@gmail.com


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Intro
After six consecutive exhibitions, the goal of the VII CONTEMPORARY GOLDSMITHING EXHIBITION remains to be the international diffusion and promotion of contemporary goldsmithing and jewelry design. Thus, the VII CONTEMPORARY GOLDSMITHING EXHIBITION presented by AdOC will take place at the Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas of Madrid within the Madrid Design Festival, simultaneously with the Semana del Arte-ARCO.
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In addition to the Exhibition, specialized Theme Spaces and Venues will take place with singular exhibitions in some of the main museums in Madrid, completing a tour around the city.


Key Dates:
Submission entry: Tuesday, september 13th, 2022.
Notification of selected participants: Tuesday, september 27th, 2022.
Entry fee: Tuesday, october 11th, 2022.
Arrival of shipment: Tuesday, december 06th, 2022.
Main Exhibition: January 27th - March 12th 2023.


Main Exhibition: Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas
In addition to the Exhibition, specialized Theme Spaces and Itinerant Sees will take place with singular exhibitions in some of the main museums in Madrid, completing a tour around the city.
Amongst the designers exhibited at the Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas (MNAD), several will be selected to exhibit as well, with no further fees, at one of the following museums:

Theme Spaces
- MUSEO CERRALBO. Exhibition: Private Collecting·Contemporary Goldsmithing.
- MUSEO DE HISTORIA DE MADRID (former Real Hospicio de San Fernando). Exhibition: Madrid goldsmiths.
- IMPRENTA MUNICIPAL - ARTES DEL LIBRO. Exhibition: Creaytive process·Goldmithery drawings.

Venues
Four (4) authors will be selected from the designers present at the Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas for individual exhibitions in one of the following Venues, without further fees:
- MUSEO LÁZARO GALDIANO.
- CASA MUSEO LOPE DE VEGA.
- MUSEO DE ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO DE MADRID (previous Cuartel del Conde Duque).
- MUSEO DE SAN ISIDRO (Los Orígenes de Madrid).

Participants
The VII CONTEMPORARY GOLDSMITHING EXHIBITION has an international nature, allowing contemporary goldsmiths and jewel designers from every nationality to participate.

Exhibition Coverage
Exhibition of the selected artworks at Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas of Madrid and the other museums January 27th – March 12th , 2023.
Exhibition labels and all artwork technical specifications including artist information.
2.500 printed triptychs will be handed out at academic, cultural and public institutions, tourist and cultural centers.
Contact details of the designers in exhibition spaces.
1.000 artwork catalogue copies with two pages per artist and contact details. Three copies will be hand out to each designer.
Guided tours of the VII Exhibitions by AdOC’s members.
 
Eligibility
Artist may submit up to 5 separate finished artworks (or a collection of pieces belonging to a set). The Jury will select a maximum of 3 pieces by each designer to be exhibited, corresponding to the categories of Contemporary Goldsmith and/or Jewelry
All pieces must be singular or limited series
All materials are acceptable but at least 25% must be made or plated in fine metals.

Selection Criteria.
The Jury will be presided over by Mss. Lorena Martinez de Corral, who will act as curator.
The following selection criteria will be applied:
- Contemporaneity and design, Concept and investigation, Technical execution, Innovation, and use of new materials.
 
Entry Fee
Registration is free.
Enrollment fee: to be paid once the artist is notified of the selection: 350 €.
The fee is non-refundable.

Bank details for payment will be sent to the selected participants, in order to carry out the payment according to the established dates.
All shipping and return expenses will be paid by the artist.
The author accepts all risks of loss or damage of the pieces during transport to and from the exhibition.

Conditions and General Rules
The jury´s decisions on the selection of pieces are irrevocable. The organization reserves the right to revision of these terms and conditions without prior notice.
Once selected, the authors accept the agreement made between both parties is valid and compromises its fulfillment.
The staging and dismantling of the exhibition are in charge of AdOC, who will take the greatest care during the manipulation of the pieces, although it will not be responsible for any damages made during the process.
The selected authors agree to the use and diffusion in media and publication by the organization of the provided images and photographs of the event.

Acquisition and Donation of the Pieces
The Asociación de Diseñadores de Orfebrería y Joyería Contemporáneas (AdOC) may acquire some of the pieces of the VII Contemporary Goldsmithing and Jewelry Exhibition to form part of its private collection.
Designers may donate pieces to the Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas.

 
Exhibition tour of the VI Contemporary Goldsmithing and Jewelry Curated Exhibition.
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