Pic.: Damian Le Bas, "Styria Gypsyland", detail, 2013.
Information Session: 3 March 2015, 7pm
< rotor > center for contemporary art, Graz,
is currently preparing a group exhibition in June/July 2015 and invites
you to submit proposals for artistic projects dealing with its subject.
The exhibition will take place in the frame of the project “Spannungsfeld
gesellschaftliche Vielfalt“ (Social Diversity – An Area of Tension), which
has been jointly initiated by ISOP and the University of Graz. It deals
with questions of living together in our society. The project’s subtitle,
“Die Charta des Zusammenlebens im Diskurs“ (The Charter for Living Together
in Mutual Discourse) refers to a strategic paper developed by the Federal
State Government of Styria which specifies basic behaviours and attitudes
with regard to the way we deal with a society that is becoming more and
more diverse in a very ambitious but also ambivalent manner.
Visual artists who live in Styria and/or have a personal relationship to Styria are invited to submit their proposals. There is no age limit. Please send one copy of your submission in A4 format, either by email or by postal mail.
The submissions should include the following:
* project description and sketch (please 4 pages maximum)
* three examples of previous artworks (please restrict this to 6 pages)
* short biography
* contact information
Deadline for Submissions: 31 March 2015
A jury consisting of Daniela Grabovac (Antidiskriminierungsstelle Steiermark), Can Gülcü (member of the management team of WIENWOCHE and lecturer at the University of Graz), Eva Meran (< rotor >), Robert Reithofer (ISOP – Innovative Social Projects) and Maren Richter (freelance curator) will select the participating works. All contestants will be notified until mid-April. The exhibition opens on 12 June and runs until the end of July 2015.
An evening at < rotor >, in the frame of which the subject will be examined and discussed in more detail and questions can be clarified is scheduled for March: Tue, 3 March 2015, 7 pm, at < rotor >
< rotor > center for contemporary art
Volksgartenstraße 6a, 8020 Graz
+43 (0) 316 688 306
rotor [at] mur.at