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Open Call for Romanian Jewelry Week 2022

Open call  /  16 May 2022  -  10 Jul 2022
Published: 16.05.2022
Open Call for Romanian Jewelry Week 2022.
The National Library of Romania
DEADLINE: 10/07/2022
Application

All applications must contain the following materials
1. The online application form available on www.romanianjewelryweek.com
2. Photos of at least 5 pieces proposed for selection. Preferably white background, but also model or other set-ups are accepted. Resolution min 300 dpi. Each photo will contain in the description information about name, object type, year, materials, and dimensions. Example - “JohnSmith_brooch_euphorya_2022_sterlingsilver_wood_9x5cm”.
*For collective exhibitions, at least one photo must be sent for each proposed designer. 3. Selection/collection concept - max 500 characters
4. Designer biography / Institution description in English - max 500 characters
5. Links to online presence, where available - Facebook, Instagram, website
 
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Intro
Romanian Jewelry Week is an international event organized by Assamblage National Jewelry Association, dedicated to the contemporary jewelry field in Romania and worldwide. Assamblage is currently the main and most active platform in Romania dedicated to author jewelry, with a large area or educational and cultural activities (a portfolio of over 30 projects and exhibitions in the past 7 years).
The event includes a main central location, as well as galleries, museums, and design shops in Bucharest, with a program including exhibitions, conferences, fairs, book launchings, guided tours workshops, and special events dedicated to the field of contemporary jewelry worldwide. With an audience of over 2000 visitors each year, Romanian Jewelry Week managed to create an interactive meeting place and dialogue context between artists and the audience. The previous edition gathered an impressive 191 contemporary jewelry designers from over 25 countries around the world that presented their collections at Romanian Jewelry Week 2.0, as well as six renowned group exhibitions, schools and international associations.
 
Through Assamblage Association and the jury, ROJW is integrated in the international map of jewelry events alongside active partners such as Milano Jewelry Week, Budapest Jewelry Week, The Lisbon Jewelry Biennale, Legnica Silver Festival, Israel Biennale of Contemporary Jewelry and many more.

>>The next edition of Romanian Jewelry Week is set to take place between the 6th - 9th of October 2022. Applications are now open until the 17th of June 2022!
 
 
 1. Eligibility criteria and categories
The application is open to all contemporary jewelry designers, artists, collectives, schools, associations or institutions from Romania and abroad, regardless of age, education, and experience. Terms and conditions for each category are mentioned below.
 
Who can apply?
1.1. Independent designers and artists
1.2. Jewelry Brands
1.3. Schools
1.4. Associations
1.5. Galleries
1.6. Museums
1.7. Collectives and designer groups
1.8. Jewelry Weeks and other jewelry events organisers
1.9. Publications
 
2. International Jury
 
Each year, the ROMANIAN JEWELRY WEEK awards are decided upon by an international jury. In 2022, the main jury board is comprised for the second edition in a row from:
- David Sandu (Curator and Founder of Romanian Jewelry Week)
- Charon Kransen - (Charon Kransen Arts, New York)
- Bernadette Pinet-Cuoq (President of the European Federation of Jewellery and French Haute Ecole de Joaillerie in Paris)
- Paulo Ribeiro (Director-general at JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery & Objects)
- Justyna Teodorczyk (Director of The Gallery Of Art In Legnica, Poland)
- Byron Vafeiadis (Curator of Education and Collections at Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum in Athens).
 
Special awards will be designated by Lost in Jewelry Magazine and many more to be announced.

 
3. How to apply?
 
All applications must contain the following materials
1. The online application form available on www.romanianjewelryweek.com
2. Photos of at least 5 pieces proposed for selection. Preferably white background, but also model or other set-ups are accepted. Resolution min 300 dpi. Each photo will contain in the description information about name, object type, year, materials, and dimensions. Example - “JohnSmith_brooch_euphorya_2022_sterlingsilver_wood_9x5cm”.
*For collective exhibitions, at least one photo must be sent for each proposed designer. 3. Selection/collection concept - max 500 characters
4. Designer biography / Institution description in English - max 500 characters
5. Links to online presence, where available - Facebook, Instagram, website
 
 
4. Participation fees
 
1. Exhibition area - pieces can be sent in advance by post/courier, without the need to participate in the event.
- Designers can apply for an individual exhibition display - 250 Euro (120 x 80 cm, 90 cm high, white display, closed glass system) or a collective exhibition display - 150 Euro (an individual display shared between two designers, with an allocated space of 60 x 80 cm, white, closed glass system).
- Jewelry Schools - 330 Euro. The allocated space is 250 x 120 cm, 90 cm high. White display, closed glass system. Max 10 students can be included.
- Collectives, groups, associations, or institutions - 470 Euro. The allocated space is 250 x 120 cm, 90 cm high. White display, closed glass system. Max 10 designers can be included.
 
2. Fair area
Available only for individual designers who are able to attend the event - 350 Euro (120 x 80 cm, 90 cm high, white display)

 
>> For further information and questions regarding the application process and regulations, check the romanianjewerlryweek.com official website or write an email to hello@romanianjewelryweek.com
 
Romanian Jewelry Week 2021: Curator guided tour. Photo by Stefan Vartolomei..
Romanian Jewelry Week 2021: Curator guided tour. Photo by Stefan Vartolomei.

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Romanian Jewelry Week 2021: Main exhibition at Arcub Gabroveni. Photo by Stefan Vartolomei..
Romanian Jewelry Week 2021: Main exhibition at Arcub Gabroveni. Photo by Stefan Vartolomei.

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Romanian Jewelry Week 2021: Workshop by Mihaela Cioclateu at The National History Museum. Photo by Stefan Vartolomei..
Romanian Jewelry Week 2021: Workshop by Mihaela Cioclateu at The National History Museum. Photo by Stefan Vartolomei.

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Romanian Jewelry Week 2021: Lecture by Valentina Caprini. Photo by Stefan Vartolomei..
Romanian Jewelry Week 2021: Lecture by Valentina Caprini. Photo by Stefan Vartolomei.

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Silvia Cruceru. Ring: Deep Within the Forest of the Heart, 2021. Silver goldplated, bronze, wood, synthetic stones.. 6 x 5 cm. Photo by: Stefan Vartolomei. Silvia Cruceru
Ring: Deep Within the Forest of the Heart, 2021
Silver goldplated, bronze, wood, synthetic stones.
6 x 5 cm
Photo by: Stefan Vartolomei
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Carmel Boerner. Ring: Glamping, 2021. Sterling silver, Mylar emergency blanket.. 4 x 1 x 6 cm. Carmel Boerner
Ring: Glamping, 2021
Sterling silver, Mylar emergency blanket.
4 x 1 x 6 cm
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Sinae Baik. Brooch: You I, 2020. Sterling silver, enamel.. 8.5 x 9 x 1 cm. Sinae Baik
Brooch: You I, 2020
Sterling silver, enamel.
8.5 x 9 x 1 cm
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Yolanda Zheng. Object: The Smell 4, 2019. Gold-plated brass.. 6.8 x 4.3 x 3.2 cm 
. Awarded at: Romanian Jewelry Week 2.0 Winners. Yolanda Zheng
Object: The Smell 4, 2019
Gold-plated brass.
6.8 x 4.3 x 3.2 cm 

Awarded at: Romanian Jewelry Week 2.0 Winners
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Roberta Consalvo Sances. Necklace: Attraverso, 2020. Stainless steel filter.. 26 x 26 x 6 cm. Photo by: Federico Cavicchioli. Selected in Gioielli in Fermento 20|21 - Part 1.. Roberta Consalvo Sances
Necklace: Attraverso, 2020
Stainless steel filter.
26 x 26 x 6 cm
Photo by: Federico Cavicchioli
Selected in Gioielli in Fermento 20|21 - Part 1.

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Khajornsak Nakpan. Body piece: Adorned, 2021. Bronze, bio-melanin cellulose.. 55 x 30 x 30 cm. Awarded at: Romanian Jewelry Week 2.0 Winners. Khajornsak Nakpan
Body piece: Adorned, 2021
Bronze, bio-melanin cellulose.
55 x 30 x 30 cm
Awarded at: Romanian Jewelry Week 2.0 Winners
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