[artinfo] Open Call for artworks - Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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Thu Apr 4 16:16:42 CEST 2013

 *OPEN CALL for artworks and project proposals *

For the exhibition *„Approaches to Happiness“ *(working title)

In the framework of the festival* “Days of Happiness”*

organized by the* *Credo Bonum Foundation (Sofia) and

the Art Today Association/Center for Contemporary Art – Plovdiv

Days of Happiness is the first of its kind project in Eastern Europe that
combines a series of seminars, talks, contemporary art and documentary
movie screenings exploring this state of mind all human beings are
pursuing. The event comes at a time when, according to an UN report,
Bulgaria is one of the unhappiest countries in the world.

Besides the program in Sofia, there will be an interdisciplinary one in
Plovdiv consisting of an exhibition and interactive educational events. It
will be presented in June 2013 in The Ancient Bath, a historic Muslim
monument used by the CCA-Plovdiv as its exhibition space.

 You can apply either with a project proposal to be realized by you or the
CCA, or with an already prepared work *within the following categories*:


   video art


   installation/intervention interacting with the exhibition visitors

   installation/intervention in a public space interacting with the
   citizens of Plovdiv or another city

   artistic research on the topic of happiness in Plovdiv or another city

Conditions of applying:*


   All submissions have to include a short concept, visual material of the
   work/proposal and the artist’s CV

   Project proposals have to include a cost calculation and a schedule of
   realization ending at the latest on 15 June.

   For project proposals, which are to be realized in Plovdiv and by the
   artist himself, European artists get prioritized.

   Video works have to be submitted by vimeo, wetransfer or any other
   option of streaming or downloading online.

 *Deadline of submission: *17 April 2013

*Contact for submissions: *

Evelyna Kokoranova
Robert Bosch Cultural Manager
Art Today Association
Center for Contemporary Art – Plovdiv
*evelyna.kokoranova at arttoday.org <evelyn.kokoranova at arttoday.org>

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