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Open Call for Exhibitions at Art Centre East in Lappeenranta, Finland

Open call  /  Curating   Exhibiting  /  17 Sep 2020  -  15 Oct 2020
Published: 17.09.2020
From the exhibition by Wiebke Pandikow, exhibition space Riutta. Photo: Jukka Kosonen..
From the exhibition by Wiebke Pandikow, exhibition space Riutta. Photo: Jukka Kosonen.

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Intro
East is a gallery space and art rental shop maintained by The Artists' Association of South Karelia and The Jewellery Art Association. It is situated in Lappeenranta, South-East Finland. In the exhibition programme, contemporary jewellery plays a special role.
Call for exhibitions:
You can apply for exhibition time between July-December 2021. You can apply either space, Gallery RIUTTA or Gallery ROIKKA, or both. Exhibition time is 4 weeks and it contains the time for building up and taking down the exhibition. Gallery rent: 550 euros one gallery space (Roikka or Riutta), and 1000 euros both spaces. If you are a member of either association, prices are 400 euros / one space, 750 euros both spaces. Selling provision is 30 %. 

Gallery rent contains: 
  • Supervision of the exhibition 
  • Designing poster and invitation, printing of posters
  • Sending invitations by email and social media 
  • Contacting the press 
You can apply the exhibition time with an informal application which contains a plan for the exhibition, curriculum vitae and 4-7 pictures of your work. If you want a specific time for the exhibition (for example November 2021) or specific gallery space (for example you want to apply only to Gallery Riutta), mention this in your application. The application must be sent as one .pdf file, sized maximum 7Mt. Name the application file with your name / name of the artist group.

Gallery Roikka
Gallery Roikka is an excellent space for sculptures, three-dimensional art and paintings. Altogether the length of the walls is 17.5 m, the longest solid wall is 11 m. The walls have hanging rails in the ceiling. Connecting art pieces directly to the wall is possible but has to be negotiated beforehand. Opposite to the longest wall, there is a big window, in front of the window, there is a low white table, depth 1 m. Gallery Roikka has ca. 56 square meters and the hight of the room is 3.15 m.
 
Gallery Riutta
Gallery Riutta is a square space with 46.5 square meters and suitable for different kinds of art. Hanging rails are available with every wall, altogether there are 16 m wall spaces. Items can be connected directly to the wall but this has to be negotiated beforehand. Also, this space has a big window and in front of it white low tables with the depth of 75 cm. Hight of the space is 3.3 m and it can be darkened.

Art Center East is open from Tue - Fri, 11 am - 17 pm and Sat 11 am - 14 pm (during the week exhibition is changed, closed on Tuesday, also Public Holidays will chance opening hours slightly). 

The deadline for applications is 15.10.2020.
Working committee for choosing the exhibitions has members from both associations. The decisions will be made by 28.10.2020.
Send the application to the address: taidekeskus.ita@gmail.com (.pdf file size max 7 Mt)

Floor plan, pictures and information: http://www.taidekeskus-ita.fi/nayttelyhaku
For further information contact the email above.
From the exhibition by Helena Lehtinen, exhibition space Roikka. Photo: Jukka Kosonen..
From the exhibition by Helena Lehtinen, exhibition space Roikka. Photo: Jukka Kosonen.

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From the exhibition by Tiina Rajakallio, exhibition space Riutta. Photo: Anna Vilkuna..
From the exhibition by Tiina Rajakallio, exhibition space Riutta. Photo: Anna Vilkuna.

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From the exhibition by group "Hukkaperi", exhibition space Roikka. Photo: Janette Holmstrom..
From the exhibition by group "Hukkaperi", exhibition space Roikka. Photo: Janette Holmstrom.

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From the exhibition by Heidi Vasara, exhibition space Roikka. Photo: Janette Holmstrom..
From the exhibition by Heidi Vasara, exhibition space Roikka. Photo: Janette Holmstrom.

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Work by Koen Jacobs from exhibition Koen Jacobs & Aaron Decker. Photo: Koen Jacobs..
Work by Koen Jacobs from exhibition Koen Jacobs & Aaron Decker. Photo: Koen Jacobs.

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Work by Koen Jacobs from exhibition Koen Jacobs & Aaron Decker. Photo: Koen Jacobs..
Work by Koen Jacobs from exhibition Koen Jacobs & Aaron Decker. Photo: Koen Jacobs.

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Work by Aaron Decker from exhibition Koen Jacobs & Aaron Decker. Photo: Koen Jacobs..
Work by Aaron Decker from exhibition Koen Jacobs & Aaron Decker. Photo: Koen Jacobs.

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