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Open call International Art-nature symposium 2014

  OPEN CALL for artists


„ART - NATURE” Gabrovtsi 2014


Duppini Art Group– partner of the Global Nomadic Art Project for Nature Art


Special guest of ART – NATURE 2014 Gabrovtsi 2014 this year will be John K. Grande, art critic, writer, lecturer and interviewer from Canada (http://www.johnkgrande.com/ ). It’s a great honour for us.

Deadline for submission of proposals, consisting of CV, sketch of the proposed work and 5 photos of previous works is 20 May 2014.

Objectives of the symposium:

§    To create conditions for active cultural dialogue between different artists, working in Nature Art field

§    To create new art works, inspired by the specific location of the symposium

§    To create Eco Land Art Park along the river, passing through Gabrovtsi village and the scenic Tryavna Mountain

Place and time of symposium:

§    30.June.2014 - 14.July.2014

§    Gabrovtsi village (Bulgaria)


§    7 artists (6 foreigners and 1 Bulgarian)

§    members of Duppini Art Group

Obligations of the participants:

§    To bring their own tools;

§    To leave at least one work for the Land Art Park in Gabrovtsi village;

§    To be present for the whole duration of the symposium (maximum allowed delay or absence – 2 days);

§    To complete the proposed project;

§    To be insured against accident

Obligations of the organiser:

§    To supply visual materials – photos of places in nature with works from previous symposia, which could help the authors while preparing their project designs – please look at:

§    To provide assistants or volunteers for all authors;

§    To provide accommodation for the authors and assistants for the duration of the symposium;

§    To provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to the authors and assistants for the duration of the symposium;

§    To provide materials, specified in advance on the basis of the designs;

§    To supply 220 V electricity, transport and hoisting equipment;

§    To prepare photo/video documentation from the symposium;

§    To organise a final exhibition, posters and invitations for it, as well as media coverage of the whole symposium;

§    To publish a catalogue

Symposium programme:

  • 30 June 2014 – arrival
  • 1 July 2014 – a walk around Gabrovtsi village natural environment, work site selection
  • 2 July 2014 / 11 July 2014 - work
  • 6 July 2014 – trip to Veliko Turnovo
  • 12 July 2014  – “Open Doors Day”, including exhibition and workshop
  • 13 July 2014 – trip around Veliko Turnovo region, exhibition in Veliko Turnovo
  • 14 July 2014 - departure

“Open Doors Day” schedule:

  • 13:00 Formal opening
  • 14:00 Presentation tour, guided by the authors around the Eco Land Art Park
  • 17:00 Open workshop
  • 19:30 Concert



The organizers reserve the right to make, reproduce and publish photos