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Open Call for Commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster. Deadline: Sept 20, 2015

August 20, 2015 by


FOOD OF WAR The Chernobyl Project 2016-2017 – Open Call Food of War is a Multidisciplinary Art Collective dedicated to explore the relation between Food and War through art. Food of War is a Non-Profit initiative whose aims include creating art and events in order to raise awareness about the armed conflicts around the world, […]

Call for artists to paint storm drains in Rockville, USA. Deadline: March 27 (Updated)

February 7, 2015 by


This is an unusual Call, and I had to look up Wikipedia to confirm my doubts. Yes, a storm drain, or storm sewer (as they are called in the US), is what the Aussies call stormwater drain and the Brits call it drainage well system (UK) or simply a drain or drain system. That is, […]

Hilarious “Ecce Homo” Competition in Spain. Deadline: June 30, 2014.

May 20, 2014 by


Incredible news. The Neighbourhood Association in Borja (home of the infamous Ecce Homo) announces a WORLDWIDE COMPETITION in honour of Cecilia Giménez, the woman who “restored” the original artwork. Take part if you find this as funny as we do. The Curatorship Crew. THE 2ND PLASTIC ARTS WORLDWIDE COMPETITION “CECILIA GIMENEZ” The competition is open […]

Propose your theme for next Chobi Mela Festival. Deadline: Feb 28, 2014

February 8, 2014 by


Become a Curator! Propose a festival theme. Win an “exciting copy” of their catalogue (a bit stingy, for my taste, but hey, better than nothing)! And, of course, “be a part of world’s most inclusive festival” – whatever THAT means :-)) Participating is extremely easy. Just go to their festival page and put your idea […]

Curate Award. Deadline: Dec. 31, 2013

December 12, 2013 by


Summary The Curate award, a joint initiative from the Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) and the Prada Foundation, search for “a genuinely fresh and forward-looking take on curatorial practice”. Participation in the competition is not limited to aspiring or established curators; anyone with a great concept is encouraged to enter. Worldwide. Invitation to Submit Curate, a […]

Back to Life, Back to Reality (Ready for Autumn)

August 27, 2013 by


Welcome back from vacations! Now that your shore leave is over and we are all in the same boat again, let’s have a look at opportunities for visual artists and curators, starting as of today. Switch on the background music from Sould II Soul and let’s get moooovin’. Now, I am sure you will have […]

Iceland, a model to follow // Islandia, un modelo a seguir

March 5, 2013 by


—————— Versión en Español abajo / Spanish version below —————— I allow myself to repost an article from Wired Magazine (for the English article) and the Fundación Ampersand (Spanish version) on Iceland’s creative industries, a transformation process led by a minister of culture who gives speeches wearing Doc Martens, and an economic strategy based on […]


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