ECC2018 - Curated
ECC2018 – Curated
This exhibition will be exhibited at Bornholm Art Museum and will be curated by a group of 6 curators. The curators will nominate artists for participation from their region, the curator group will make the final selection.
A minimum of 1, and a maximum of 2 artists from each of the 31 European countries will be accepted and be represented with 1- 2 principal pieces of work.
Participation in this exhibition, is by nomination only.
Who can participate?
All 28 members of the European Union as well as Iceland, Norway and Switzerland are invited to participate in the ECC2018 exhibitions.
Artists must be of the nationality or be a resident in the country they represent. Artists that took part in the ECC2014, may not participate in the same exhibition in ECC2018.
Artwork can be made in any technique and form of artistic expression. The materials used in the artwork must be predominantly ceramics. Objects must be unique and not part of serial or industrial production. Artwork must be available throughout the full exhibition period. Artwork must be contemporary and made in 2014 or later, work produced before this time will not be accepted.
The curators will nominate artists for participation in the curated exhibition at Bornholm Art Museum and the entire curator group will make the final selection.
The curator group will also select participants among applicants for the open call exhibition at Grønbechs Gaard.
The group has 6 members representing various regions in Europe. The curators may come from different backgrounds within museums and education, but have all been invited because of their insight and expertise of contemporary ceramics in Europe. The curators play a vital role in the profile and organization of European Ceramic Context. Their choices will outline the direction in which contemporary ceramics is going in their region.
Europe 1: Karen Harsbo, Lector at laboratoriet for Keramik, Kunstakademiet, Denmark
Europe 2: Ranti Tjan, Director at sunday morning @EKWC, The Netherlands
Europe 3: Malene Hartmann Rasmussen, Independent Ceramic Artist and Artist in Residence at Victoria & Albert Museum, UK
Europe 4: Dr. Raimonda Simanaitiene, Assoc. Professor at Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
Europe 5: Márton Strohner, Ceramic Artist / Designer, Studio Manager - International Ceramic Studio Kecskemét Hungary
Europe 6: Claudia Casali, Direttrice, Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Faenza, Italy
The ECC2018 Prizes and Jury
Two prizes will be given to two outstanding artists or artists groups, selected among the participants in the two exhibitions. A jury of three international members with expertise within the field of ceramics will go through the exhibitions before the opening and select the prize winners. The winners will be announced at the exhibition opening.
Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl, Copenhagen Ceramics, Denmark
Juliet Kinchin, Curator og Architecture and Design, MoMA, NYC, USA
Lars Kærulf Møller DK, Museum director, Bornholm Art Museum, Denmark
A exhibition catalogue will be produced presenting all artists with images of their work, critical notes and a short CV, as well as essays on contemporary ceramics.
Venue: Bornholm Art Museum
Dates: 15. Sep. - 11. Nov. 2018
Participation: By nomination only
TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION - BOTH EXHIBITIONS
Mia Refslund Jensen
Hanibal Salvaro Hani