[artinfo] OPEN CALL: Europa Neurotisch
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Thu Oct 23 13:53:00 CEST 2008
Deadline for application is 10 november 2008
Open to all media.
Exhibition dates: 22 november till 5 december 2008, Amsterdam,
Giving one answer to “What is Europe?” is complicated; at first it’s a
continent but also a political and economical union of the more
prosperous countries residing in the continent.
Today one could argue that Europe as a word would direct more to the
European Union than to the continent itself, and therefore would place
itself more into the context of one economic and political unit.
But although this process takes place in the light of democracy, does
it reflect it’s inhabitants unity? Is there a unity at all?
Within this show we would like to address these questions in an almost
informal way, the show could be seen as sort of a roadmovie; sights,
sounds, ideas make up a fabric that as a whole could be described as
The show is not intended as a demystifying collection of answers
regarding the sole identity of Europe, but more as an eclectic look at
the whole concept of Europe.
Therefore the type of works we are looking can deal with micro or
macro Europe; they can be political, personal, social, as long as the
work has a tie to europe we are interested.
A catalogue will be made of all the works presented in the show wich
afterwards will be mailed to all participants in the show.
This show will be the starting point of a series of shows dealing in
some way with Europe, a second show is planned in the second half of
This call is open to individual artists, as well as collectives and
artist run spaces.
There is no restriction to size or material, however we have no
funding for transportation.
More info about Petersburg Project Space:
Deadline for application is 10 november 2008.
Send your materials to:
Petersburg Project Space
Frans de Wollantstraat 84
1018 SC Amsterdam
Or if digital you can send it to:
info at petersburgprojectspace.org
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