Open Call for Artists: Art in Public Space in Zurich, Switzerland

17ZWEI Call 2013 Zurich

Open Call, 17x2m space for Art in Public Space in Zurich, Switzerland
Deadline extended: April 14 2013
Submission fee: none

Professional artists and artist groups to submit a proposal for a two-dimensional artwork (size 16 m x 2.15 m) which will be publicly displayed for 4-6 weeks in a highly frequented underpass in Zurich’s (Switzerland) new business district. Seeking artists from all over the world who are interested in working with the immediate surrounding of the urban neighborhood of Hardbrücke public area (the underpass),  the location of the underpass or Zurich’s urbanity in general. Application guideline:

Applications must be submitted in English or German., Each applicant may submit only one concept., The application should include:,  Contact information of the artist, (including: name, surname,  postal address, e-mail address, phone number).  A curriculum vitae in PDF.  An artist portfolio of five works no older than five years. A project proposal (which can be a description of max. 300 – 500 words and a visual sketch with the correct proportions of the tarp), Please submit your complete application as a PDF by e-mail until, 14th April 2013 to, (please note, only complete applications will be considered).

The application process:

Once the deadline has passed,  a jury will select 4-6 works. The selected artists will receive an artist’s fee of 1000 CHF. In addition to the artist’s fee we offer to cover the travel expenses to Zurich to the opening of the artwork (there is no cash alternative for trip costs). Each piece will be displayed for minimum of 4 weeks., Please note that the artwork will be printed on a 16 x 2.15 meter truck tarp. The truck tarp print will become part of the Deutsche Bank art collection after the public displaying period., If your work gets selected you will be informed of the dates your work will be on display. The decision of the jury will be mailed out to all participants at the end of April.  The project is funded by Deutsche Bank and ZHdK.

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