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ETERNAL | CALL FOR ARTISTS

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What Makes this event different?

Who can apply? Artists of any country and background can apply for this open call! What happens if a second lockdown is coming? In the unfortunate scenario of another lockdown we will have to change the exhibition dates according to governmental guidelines. This does not apply to cash awards, the cash awards will be paid accordingly! Good luck to you all!

One of this days not long ago while we were in the gallery together with some other artists, we had one of the most interesting conversations ever! An interesting question came up- “Do you ever create with eternity in mind”? 

We found out that that the answer was “yes” for all of us, we all have moments when our mind is up in the sky, up in the future, visualising Eternity

This open call is addressing to artists who appreciate their own work and dare to dream big! 

The open call will be open from 6 July  2020 until 15 September 2020.

Awards. 

1.  A two days VIP experience at the 5 star hotel Shangri La- London.

2. One week solo show in our gallery space in Aldgate.

3. £500 cash award.

Numbers 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 plus the 3 winners will be given a group show at our gallery space in Aldgate. 

 

About the awards.

First place - Our choice for the first place award in this competition is a 2 days VIP experience at the 5 star hotel “Shangri-La London” (23 to 25 November 2020).

Situated between floors 34- 52 in Renzo Piano’s iconic building “The Shard”-  Shangri La London is the second tallest 5 star hotel in Europe.

The Deluxe King room we’ve chosen for our winner has mind blowing northerly and easterly views, including some of London’s most famous landmarks.

Among all the great things that come with this two days 5 stars VIP experience, here are some of the most notable ones: dinning and cocktail experiences at Tíng Restaurant | full access to Infinity Skypool (the highest pool in Europe) | 360 panoramic view at The View From The Shard on floors 68, 69 and 72.

The two days VIP experience at Shangri-La London is for 2 persons so the winner is free to take another person at he’s/her  own will. 

In the unfortunate situation where the winner can not travel to London, an alternative award will be £1200 payable within 72 hours from the votes validation. 

Second place - will be given a week solo show in our gallery space in Aldgate. The artist is fully responsible for the the shipment costs. 

We will cover the following: Gallery space | all the admin for promotion | catering expense | caviar | champagne | stuff | the guest list | printed material | photographer. 

Third place- will be given a £500 cash award payable within 72 hours from the votes validation. 

 

Venue.

A group show with all the 16 winners of the competition will take place at our gallery space in Aldgate. 

The event will run from 23 to 29 October 2020 with an opening event on 23 October | 6 to 9 pm.

We will welcome our guests with champagne, caviar and great art. 

 

Selection of the artist will be done in 2 steps:

  1. Semifinal- 21 September the curatorial team will select 50 artists subject to public jurisdiction.
  2. Final-  22 September at 6 pm (local time) we will post the 50 semifinalists on our Instagram page where the public can vote. Every winning picture from each of the 50 artists will be given a number and the audience can vote their favourite number in the comments. Stop vote will be half an hour later at 6:30 pm (local time). The validation of the votes will be on September 23th | 6 pm local time when we will post the 16 winners on our insta and web pages. 

Please note that votes from profiles who are private or profiles who don’t have at least a post that is 4 months old (at the time of the vote) won’t be validated. 

Curators: Carolina Pastore | Constantin 

 

Submission Guidelines:

To apply for Eternal open call simply send us 3 images of your work at boomergallery@gmail.com (3 separate works), Title_ Size_ Medium_ Price and a short bio, no more than 150 words.

 

Eligible media but not limited: painting, sculpture, photography, digital art, installation, performance, video, print.

More details.

To apply for for “Eternal” open call is free of charge, only the accepted submissions will be required to pay a small non refundable fee of £25 (a PayPal invoice will follow after the confirmation email). 

 

 

 

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