[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
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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.
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