Deadline: 15/07/2018

SEA (S) ARTS 2018 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION /SEA(S)GRANTS 2018

SEA (S) ARTS 2018 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION/ SEA(S)GRANTS 2018/

SEA (S) ARTS – INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 2018

SEA(S)GRANTS 2018

INTERNATIONAL FORUM 2018-2019 

 Under the Auspices of the Prefecture of the Ionian Islands and the Municipality of Kefalonia.

 Organizer: The Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture.

 TITLE: SEA(S) ARTS 2018   INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

SITE :  http://seas.ionionartscenter.gr/seas-arts/ 
http://seas.ionionartscenter.gr/seas-arts-submissions/

The SEA(S) ARTS 2018 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION/SEA(S)GRANTS 2018/         part of the International  Festival SEA(S), is focusing on the endless relationship between the Man and the Sea.

 In this  Exhibition  Artists  from all over the World and  every field of the Arts are invited to create and present in the form of their expertise, such as Contemporary, Innovative, Advanced and / or Experimental.

 AIMS:  The Festival is aiming  to establish a  permanent multicultural communication throughout various fields of the Arts.

 THEME: The main theme  will be the Sea, explored in a systematic interface between Human Civilization and Nature, throughout the various  landscapes of the Planet, connecting  People and Continents. Topics such as Environment, Incipient, Contemporary and Potential World  Seas will be explored, documented and presented in artistic or scientific  ways.

 LOCATION : The Greek Islands Kefalonia and Ithaca.

  The location of the Exhibition, the Greek Islands Kefalonia  and Ithaca,  identifies the Historical and Mythological existence of the Homeric Odyssey, the metaphor of the Human struggle   against the omnipotence of Nature, the overseas adventure, the endless wandering of the Human Being in  the fragile  worlds of physical and metaphysical spheres, amid untamed elements, in search of its Origin and life paths towards the truth of Existence.

 VENUES: The edifice of the  Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture and Municipal Venues in the capital of the island Kefalonia, Argostoli, in the town of Lixouri and Poros.

 LANGUAGES:  English  is the main Language /All Languages are welcome

TIME: Spring-  Summer- Fall   2018  - 2019

OFFICIAL OPENING DATE of the  EXHIBITION: August 6, 2018

CURATORS: Prf. Haytham Nawar , Prf. Ghalia Elsrakbi

 ELIGIBILITY: Eligible are All disciplines and interdisciplinary projects in Arts, Sciences, New Technologies, Education  and Research, included Environmental projects, Literary Arts , Performing  Arts and Music, Applied Arts, Visual Arts , New Media.

 Are invited  projects personal of collective, Academic projects,  Schools,  Colleges, Universities and in Arts, Sciences and Research Institutions, Activists.

 APPLICATIONS http://goo.gl/forms/q2f8aD9uzk  

 EMAIL APPLICATIONS: info@ionionartscenter.gr

contact : ionionartscenter@gmail.com

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Description of the International residency program of the Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture
It is program operating in the fields of Education, Arts, Sciences , Research.

As part of the Ionion Center plan the residency program has Global and  innovative  network and vision , which attracts and attends the  higher  standard creative and academic requirements of prestigious  Artists, Scientists, Researchers, Higher Education Institutions & Activists  from all over the World.

Duration of residency
One week  to three months

Disciplines
Education/Multi Media/Media Arts/New Technologies/ Digital Arts/Visual Arts/ Performing Arts/Dance/ Music/ Literary Arts/ Applied Arts/ Curatorial projects

Acceptable are projects on all disciplines, included Visual Arts,  Performing  Arts and Music, Literary Arts, New Technologies, advanced Academic Study and Research, Archaeology, Anthropology, History, Art History, Classic Studies, Poetry, Literature and  Philosophy, Art Preservation – Restoration, Protection of the Natural  Environment and the Cultural Heritage.

Activities  supported listed as follow: Exhibitions,  Conferences,      Workshops,   Master Classes, Semester  and  year  abroad  academic programs,   Summer  courses,  Faculty  led  programs, Field  studies,   Seminars, Academic Research, Social involvement programs ,Extended Exhibitions, Arts and Sciences Forums.

Assistance
The space is attended 24hours a day by professional personnel.

Administrative, academic, secretarial, promotional, practical and  technical  support is available for personal, educational or advanced  projects.

Accommodation
1.  Accommodation in the island Kefalonia, residential area/part of the building complex of the Ionion  Center. In all cases as basics are offered: A personal room + bathroom, fully equipped, daily room service,24 hours high speed internet, free use of laundry , kitchen -personal or shared, depend on the space preference ,garden access or balcony, studio for art creation and personal support. Every day is included as a standard offer full breakfast. During the day and night there are always free and available in the kitchen snacks, sweets, tea, coffee, milk, juices, fruits, pies, pizzas, pastas, basic goods.

2. Accommodation at  the  Ionion Center department in Athens City. A fully equipped, with basic goods offered in a week basis and attended by friendly and supportive personnel,  100 sq.m. 4 persons apartment – in  the Central area of Athens City, available to the enrolled in the Center’s  program artists/ scientists . It is located near the Archaeological Museum and Acropolis, near the ancient monuments. Buses, trams, taxis, train and metro stations are next to the location of the apartment. It is offering to the residents the change of visiting the monuments and experiencing the Athens City art’s life.(Exhibition or presentation of works  for the above residents takes place at the Ionion Center Headquarters in the Island of Kefalonia)

Studio/ Workspace/ Work equipment
Studio  for visual arts, personal or shared, according the case and availability (subject to early enrolment).

Teaching rooms fully equipped for 10 - 100 students/or/artists

Amphitheater  100  seats fully equipped for  educational and performing activities (professional projection-lighting- sound systems & actors preparation area).

Two Exhibition halls.

Technical Information : Building complex 850 sq.m.  fully equipped for educational needs and art creation-exposition, exhibitions, presentations, performances, conferences, social events, ceremonies etc. Technical support (technician(s) available upon request with extra cost according the needs of the case.

 All the areas are accessible and safe for people with special needs.

The space is fully insured,  the visitors are obligated to have their life, travel, art works  insurance.

Detailed  info: www.ionionartscenter.gr/residenceareas/english 

Fees and support
Fees  info : www.ionionartscenter.gr/residenceareas/english 

All the applications/projects realized into the residency/ international program of the Ionion Center are eligible for the year Grants starting from 1000 euro to 30.000 euros.

 Terms &Conditions info: info@ionionartscenter.gr  

All applicants after their formal enrolment in the programs are provided(upon request) supporting documentation for funding applications in their regions /institutions/artists supporting organizations.

Expectations towards the artist

  1.             Exhibition(s) , presentation(s ), lecture(s),open studio  or  event(s) provided by the  program.
  2.             Opportunity for publicity, advertising – media  interviews ( optional )
  3.             Opportunity for expansion of the   work of the participant in academic level (optional)
  4.            Social communication and involvement in community and art activities(optional)
  5.            Donation of a work (optional)

Application information
Web Application:    http://goo.gl/forms/q2f8aD9uzk 
Email Application:   info@ionionartscenter.gr 

In the basic criteria for the selection in the residency program and also for the grants are included  as essential -beyond the professional skills- the formality of the process and the  responsibility of the applicant

Evaluation and Selection Committee -depend on the program- is the Curatorial Team  and Members of the Academic and Administrative Team of the Ionion Center . 

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SEA (S) ARTS 2018  INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION /SEA(S)GRANTS 2018

SEA (S) ARTS 2018 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION /SEA(S)GRANTS 2018

Location
Greece

Application deadline
15/07/2018

Residency starts
06/08/2018

Residency ends
11/08/2018

More information
http://seas.ionionartscenter.gr/seas-arts/

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