Open Call for Shape of Nature

Open call  /  12 Nov 2020  -  21 Jun 2021
Published: 12.11.2020
Open Call for Shape of Nature.
DBC International Designer Space
Herman Sun
Herman Sun
DEADLINE: 21/06/2021

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The exhibition theme is about nature: The Shape of Nature in jewellery art. Wearability, techniques and aesthetics are important parts for the admission; the size of work should be around 10 x 10 x 10 cm; the major materials are suggested on metal, crystal, pearls or other durable materials from nature. We hope see the new special in 2021 after the growth and Evolution 2020. Explore the beauty of nature, innovate new jewellery art.
We come from nature, then we create culture; we do believe natures, then we gain powers.
If we do jewellery on natures, what we can create? Natures always endow strong influence on art and design, What is the shape of nature in your mind? Shape your nature in jewellery art, record natures in jewellery cultures.

The application is free.
Curator and Art Director: Herman Sun.
Jury Team: Organiser: DBC International Designer Space - Beijing Design Week Branch Venue.

[1] Design Awards - 1 person
Awards Certificate + Exhibition Souvenir + China International Jewellery Fair Qualification

[2] Concept Awards - 1 person
Awards Certificate + Exhibition Souvenir + China International Jewellery Fair Qualification

[3] Innovation Awards - 1 person
Awards Certificate + Exhibition Souvenir + China International Jewellery Fair Qualification

*Please note:
All selected works and artist info will be edited into the official exhibition book 2021, and the participants will receive the official E-book with other related exhibition E-documents; for the hard copy request please do contact with the exhibition committee.

21.06.2021 - Deadline for Submission
08.08.2021 - Selection Announcement
07.09.2021- Deadline for Work Receive
26.09.2021- Exhibition Opening [Beijing Design Week Branch Venue]
06.10.2021- End of Exhibition
07.10.2021- Work Ship Back [Certificate & Publications] 

Submission Requirement
3 high resolution work images with white background;
1 high resolution artist profile photo.
*Each artist allows three works submission maximum, the final admission will be one of the works only. If artist only submit one work, the committee suggests the work photograph in different angles.
30 seconds “ArtistTalk” Video [Landscape in general video format, English preference]
*The video content allows artist talk about their works, ideas, making process, art practice and interesting experience, but no about politics. All selected artists’ videos will be edited into the official exhibition film, and shows in Beijing Design Week 2021.
[3] DOCUMENTS [English]
Curriculum Vitae;
Artist Statement;
Understanding on the theme: SHAPE OF NATURE [100 words maximum];
Work general description [material, type and size*cm].
*Please note:
- All above information should edit in WORD documents;
- Before the finalist announcement please DO NOT ship your work to the venue address.
- If the selected artist cannot do work shipment due to the covid-virus or other global situations (reasons explanation required), the exhibition committee will exhibit their video or images in a proper way.

Please send your applications to, also copy to

Diamonds District;
Hongqiao Pearl Market.
Support Units
China Gems;
Slipakorn University;
Alliages Gallery;
Beijing Design Week.
General Contact
Tel: +86 18710065822
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