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Open Call for Fio. Brazilian Contemporary Jewellery Contest 2022

Open call  /  23 Mar 2022  -  29 May 2022
Published: 23.03.2022
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Intro
Jewellers Alice Floriano (Galeria Alice Floriano), Nina Lima (Studio Escambo) and Nicole Uurbanus came together to get to know and stimulate the production of the national contemporary jewellery, aiming to spread and disseminate this art within the Brazilian territory, making room for new talents (jewellery students) and professionals in the field.
In this third edition, international artists are also welcome to apply.
Jewellers and jewellery students who produce contemporary jewellery may register. Jewellery brands are not accepted, only individual artists/students. They must present a series of five pieces, with free typology and theme, that are unpublished or have been produced in the last 2 years. (The pieces must be part of the same project, with unity and coherence in relation to the statement) Work will be evaluated based on the submitted forms and photographs.

After the results are made known, only the winners will send their pieces. Pieces must be finished, samples will not be accepted. Only work which meets the established criteria will be evaluated, along with the duly completed form and all requested material sent.

The four categories are
NATIONAL (only for Brazilians residing in Brazil)
- Student
- Professional.
and INTERNATIONAL:
- Student
- Professional.

Winners will be announced on June 10, 2022 through the media of Galeria Alice Floriano and Estúdio Escambo.

Awards
-1st PLACE PROFESSIONAL (national and international).
a) Individual exhibition at Galeria Alice Floriano, to be held within one year after the announcement of the winners.
b) Participation in Sieraad Art Fair 2023 in Amsterdam (travel expenses and transport of pieces is not included).
c) Group exhibition of the 12 winners at Galeria Alice Floriano.
d) Printed catalogue of the collective exhibition of the 12 winners.

-2nd PLACE PROFESSIONAL (national and international).
a) Group exhibition of the 12 winners at Galeria Alice Floriano.
b) Printed catalogue of the collective exhibition of the 12 winners. c) Free access to Clube Galeria Alice Floriano for one year.

-3rd PLACE PROFESSIONAL (national and international).
a) Group exhibition of the 12 winners at Galeria Alice Floriano.
b) Printed catalogue of the collective exhibition of the 12 winners.

-1st PLACE STUDENT (national).
a) Arnoldsche jewellery books in value of EUR 200.
b)Participation in the contemporary art course at Estúdio Escambo with Danilo Oliveira.
c) Workshop enamel on metal at Atelier Mourão.
d) Group exhibition of the 12 winners at Galeria Alice Floriano.

-1st PLACE STUDENT (international).
a) Workshop “Material Song” (by Peter Vermandere) offered by the Hochschule Trier/Trier University of Applied Sciences, Dept. of Gemstones and Jewellery, Idar-Oberstein, Germany .
date: 8th of August - 12th of August | duration: 5 days, 35 hrs*Travel, housing and material expenses are not included in this award.
b) Group exhibition of the 12 winners at Galeria Alice Floriano.
c) Printed catalogue of the collective exhibition of the 12 winners.

-2nd PLACE STUDENT (national and international).
a) Group exhibition of the 12 winners at Galeria Alice Floriano.
b) Printed catalogue of the collective exhibition of the 12 winners.

-3rd PLACE STUDENT (national and international).
a) Group exhibition of the 12 winners at Galeria Alice Floriano.
b) Printed catalogue of the collective exhibition of the 12 winners.
*Possible extra prizes will be announced after the results of the winners.

Deadline
Only entries made before midnight (Brazilian time) of May 29, 2022 will be accepted. Entries made after this time will be automatically disqualified. Only one entry per person is allowed in, and in only one of the categories.

Registration Fee
The registration payment must be made at the time of submission, and the voucher must be attached to the form in the specific field.
NATIONAL | BRAZIL
a) STUDENTS – R$ 25.00
b) PROFESSIONALS -R$50.00

INTERNATIONAL
a) STUDENTS – US $15
b) PROFESSIONALS - US $30
National and international payments must be made using the form on the website: https://www.alicefloriano.com/open

Criteria for Registration
The jeweller must present a series of 5 pieces of original work, with free typology and theme.
Copies will be automatically disqualified.

The registration must include (national – in Portuguese and English; international – in English):
a) Name of the artist, country of origin, date of birth, e.mail, phone and address. b) A brief biography (maximum 1500 characters)
c) Statement (maximum 1500 characters)
d) All works must contain the following information:
- Title of the series and of each of the pieces
- Materials
- Technique
- Dimensions (length x width x height (l x w x h)
- Photos of the pieces, 1 front and 1 back on a white background, JPEG, upto 2 MB per image*
*An additional photo of each piece may be included, which may be a detail or a photo on the body.
These images are optional, and will be considered complementary.
We remind you that the better the quality of the photos and details, the better the analysis and comprehension of the work.

Selection
Artists will be evaluated based on the criteria of:
Originality, coherence with the theme chosen by the artist, statement and technique.
The 12 winners will be announced via social media and the website of Galeria Alice Floriano and Escambo Studio.
Winners Announcement Date: June 10, 2022

The jury will be composed of:
Lisa Walker, Theo Smeets, Astrid Berens, Nina Lima, Laura Cattani.

Shipment of Pieces
The shipment and return of the pieces is the responsibility of the winners, thus exempting the organization of this contest from any expenses involving the transportation and customs of works, both national and international. The winners must commit to sending the pieces.
8- The winners will be communicated via official email, with instructions on the procedure for sending the pieces (only the winners should send the pieces when requested).
9-Winners must send high-quality photos via we-transfer to: fiojoalheriacontemporanea@gmail.com
After the results are announced, we will contact you to clarify any doubts.

- Only the work of the winners will be made known.
- The organization guarantees confidentiality of the submitted information.
- Only work selected by the jury must be sent to be exhibited; no changes or substitutions will be allowed.
- The organization is exempted from any responsibility regarding possible alterations which may occur in events related to the awards, due to unforeseen issues such as a pandemic, etc.
- It is very important that participants keep emails updated and check the spam folder. Work received after the indicated date will not be accepted.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO FIOJOALHERIACONTEMPORANEA@GMAIL.COM
 
Qin Xu. Necklace: Bottle of Love, 2021. Glass, bronze, wild strawberry.. 8 x 5 x 2 cm. Awarded at: Fio. Contemporary Jewellery Contest 2nd edition Winners. Qin Xu
Necklace: Bottle of Love, 2021
Glass, bronze, wild strawberry.
8 x 5 x 2 cm
Awarded at: Fio. Contemporary Jewellery Contest 2nd edition Winners
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