[artinfo] Open call for artists presented by Careof

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Wed Sep 2 21:19:11 CEST 2015

Open call: At the heArt of Forging

Application deadline: 30 September 2015
Residency: January-March 2016
Production at FOMAS SpA, Lecco: January-March 2016

Via Procaccini 4
20154 Milan


  For the 60th anniversary of FOMAS Group, the company, leader in the 
manufacture of forgings & seamless rolled rings, and Careof, 
non-profit organization for contemporary art, promote the open call 
At the heArt of Forging, for the production of a steel artwork.

The theme At the heArt of Forging suggests a reflection on the 
material, but also on the introspective dimension that drives man to 
the passion for his work and his art.  

The sculpture, made of carbon steel or low alloy (weighing up to two 
tons at a maximum size of 5 x 3 x 5 meters), will enhance and 
highlight the potential of the material and all its possibilities and 

The selected artist is given the opportunity to approach the practice 
and techniques of forging, creating an artwork through the technical 
support of professionals at FOMAS SpA in Osnago (Lecco).  

The call is open to artists from all nationalities born between 1 
January 1970 and 31 December 1985 and resident in Europe.  

Artists will be selected by a committee of three members of FOMAS 
Group: a representative of Careof,  Gianni Bolongaro (President of La 
Marrana arteambientale); Jannis Kounellis (artist); and Vincenzo De 
Bellis (Artistic Director of Miart 2016).  

The winning artist will receive a prize of 6,600 Euros (gross of 
tax), including production award and two-month residency at Careof 

Applications must be sent by Wednesday 30 September 2015.

To upload your application, 
click <https://www.careof.org/en/opportunity/archiviobandi/at-the-heart-of-forging>here. 

For more info on the open 
call: <https://www.careof.org/en/opportunity/archiviobandi/at-the-heart-of-forging>www.careof.org

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