[artinfo] Fwd: FW: eva International - open call for proposals

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  eva International

Biennial of Visual Art, Limerick City, Ireland
19 May–12 August 2012
Curated by Annie Fletcher

Open call for proposals
Deadline: 31 January 2012

info at eva.ie

"Everywhere we look and everything we read right now seems to tell us we 
are at a new juncture. We are at an unprecedented moment of change – 
whether teetering on the edge of a financial precipice, or witnessing 
extraordinary new articulations of protest. This year eva International 
will attempt to tap into this feeling of imminence by understanding how 
artists define and explain the status quo in relation to global events. 
What are we on the verge of? How do artists envisage what is to come and 
what is to be done?"
Annie Fletcher, Curator of eva International 2012.

eva International and Annie Fletcher would like to invite artists from 
all over the world to propose new or existing works for inclusion in eva 
International 2012. Proposals can be made in any medium and selected 
artists will be supported to produce new or show existing works in 
Limerick City, Ireland from 19 May – 12 August 2012.

Proposals should be made through the online submission process. Artists 
can make up to 2 proposals and there is a submission fee of €20 for 1 
proposal or €30 for 2 proposals. Supporting materials can either be 
uploaded through the online submission process, sent by post to Limerick 
City Gallery of Art, or delivered by hand to Limerick City Gallery of 
Art or Fire Station Artists’ Studios, Dublin. Deadline: 31 January 2012.

Please see www.eva.ie/open-call or contact info at eva.ie for further 

We look forward to receiving your proposals!

About Annie Fletcher
Annie Fletcher is currently Curator of Exhibitions at the Van 
Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, and tutor at De Appel, Amsterdam. Recent 
presentations include solo exhibitions or projects with Jo Baer, Jutta 
Koether, Cerith Wynn Evans, Deimantas Narkevicius, Minerva Cuevas and 
the long term project, "Be(com)ing Dutch" with Charles Esche 
(2006–2009). She was co-founder and co-director of the rolling platform 
"If I Can't Dance, I Don't Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution" with 
Frederique Bergholtz (2005–2010), and Co-Curator of Cork Caucus with 
Charles Esche and Art / not art (2005). As a writer she has recently 
contributed to various magazines including "Afterall" and "Metropolis 
M", and is currently on the editorial board of "A Prior" magazine.

About eva International
Founded in 1977, eva International is an artist-centred biennial of 
visual art that works with acclaimed guest curators to present 
innovative exhibitions across the city of Limerick, Ireland. Artists' 
projects are selected through an international open call for proposals 
and exhibitions take place in both gallery and non-gallery spaces. A 
programme of talks, workshops and events accompanies the exhibitions and 
provides further opportunities for audiences to engage.

Since being founded, eva International has gained national and 
international acclaim, and is recognised as Ireland's preeminent 
exhibition of visual art. Previous curators: Elizabeth Hatz (2010), 
Angelika Nollert & Yilmaz Dziewior (2009), Hou Hanru (2008), Klaus 
Ottmann (2007), Katerina Gregos (2006), Dan Cameron (2005), Zdenka 
Badovinac (2004), Virginia Pérez Ratton (2003), Apinan Poshyananda 
(2002), Salah M. Hassan (2001), Rosa Martínez (2000), Jeanne Greenberg 
Rohatyn (1999), Paul M. O'Reilly (1998), Guy Tortosa (1996), María de 
Corral (1995), Jan Hoet (1994), Gloria Moure (1993), Lars Nittve (1992), 
Germano Celant (1991), Saskia Bos (1990), Florent Bex and Alexander 
Roshin (1988), Ida Panicelli (1987), Nabuo Nakamura (1986), Rudi Fuchs 
(1985), Peter Fuller (1984), Liesbeth Brandt Corstius (1982), Pierre 
Restany (1981), Brian O'Doherty (1980), Sandy Nairne (1979), Adrian 
Hall, Charles Harper, Theo Mcnab, Cóilín Murray (1978) Barrie Cooke, 
John Kelly, Brian King (1977).

eva International is supported by The Arts Council of Ireland, Limerick 
City Council, Limerick City Gallery of Art and is in partnership in 2012 
with the Van Abbemuseum and Visual Artists Ireland.

For further information please see www.eva.ie or contact info at eva.ie.

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