Open Call: Artists and Researchers GYAC 2018, Tokyo

The 2018 GAMMA Young Artists Competition seeks artists’ and researchers’ work for submission and participation in the GYAC 2018 initiative in Tokyo. Submissions should follow the theme of Global Landscape of Sustainable Art. Applicants should meet the following criteria:

• Demonstrates critical reflection on practices to create ecological, social, political and economic value.

• Suggests works through a new perspective of sustainability based on environment, economic and social issues.

• Suggests a sustainable artistic development project / analysis of case study / agenda for the future.

The competition will be held with artists who have been pursuing sustainable creative activities from around the world. The main theme of the competition is ‘Global Landscape of Sustainable Art’.

The concept of sustainability in arts and cultural fields is often difficult to find easy and quick answers. Instead, it is often constructed as abstract ideas. For these reasons, 2018 GAMMA YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION will explore the sustainable creative environment with artists seeking environmental, ethical, and productive activities. The competition will include conversations between the finalists and international business scholars at ‘2018 Global Marketing Conference at Tokyo’ in Tokyo.



Competition Schedule:

Submission Deadline: May 6th, 2018
Announcement of the 1st Screening: May 17th, 2018
Announcement of the 2nd Screening: May 24th, 2018
Final Screening and Award Ceremony at Tokyo, Japan, July 11th, 2018

Areas of Specialization:

Painting & Sculpture
Contemporary Media Art
Architecture & Design
Project Planning

Awards and Benefits:

1) The 1st screening (25 runners)
_ Included in the cyber gallery of the GAMMA homepage
_Included in the Exhibition Book by ACCESS which is an official magazine of ‘Center for Sustainable Culture and Service’ of Yonsei University (http://www.accesscs2.org/).
_Invited to a group exhibition in Seoul
_ Award certificate

2) The Final Screening (Final 5 runners)
_ One round trip ticket (economy class) and 3 nights’ stay in the conference hotel for ‘2018 Global Marketing Conference at Tokyo’ in Tokyo, Japan.
_ Included in the cyber gallery of the GAMMA homepage
_ Included in the Exhibition Book by ACCESS which is an official magazine of ‘Center for Sustainable Culture and Service’ of Yonsei University.
_ Invited to a group exhibition in Seoul
_ Award plaque

Submission Guidelines:

Submission Deadline: May 6th, 2018
Submissions accepted by email

You can submit up to 3 works:
1) Original size of the work: The original size of the submitted works should be bigger than 300mm by 300mm.
2) Please download and complete ‘2018 GAMMA Young Artist Competition Application Form’ from ‘How to Apply’ in the 2018 GYAC homepage (https://gamma2018.weebly.com/how-to-apply.html).
3) Images of Works
At maximum, 5 digital images per work should be included in your application form.
Each image should not exceed more than 3MB,
4) Labeling your application
Please include your name, country and area which you wish to apply in the name of your application file.
5) Working language: English only
6) Submitted items should not have been submitted to other art competitions.



For more information: please visit the application website.

For Questions, contact: art.juhyunkim@gmail.com



 

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