Open Call // Community Art in Hoorn NL

HMK HotelMariaKapel
Zoe Kreye / Catherine Grau, A SOCIAL intervention, 2012

HMK {Hotel MariaKapel} offers one or more artists the opportunity to realise a large-scale community art project in Hoorn, the Netherlands in 2014.

The commission
We are looking for a newly developed community art project which
 Is a project by a visual artist
 Takes place in (semi-)public space
 In development and execution is (partially) dependent on the participation of a local audience/public.
 Benefits from a local (social) infrastructure for the realisation of the project

The project engages residents from Hoorn during the process of creation. The group of participants does not necessarily have to be large, as long as the project reaches a large audience. The target group is not decided upon beforehand, but depends on the nature of your project. The concept of the project will be developed in 2013 and will be created in 2014 in a neighbourhood of Hoorn, NL, preferably not the centre.

HMK offers
For the development of the concept and its’ creation HMK offers a budget, including a fee for the artist(s).
HMK is responsible for PR, communication and publicity. During the project we offer full use of all facilities, including the guesthouse.

How to apply
Project proposals consists of a brief (1/2 A4 – 1 A4) explanation of your project, documentation and a CV, if possible all combined in a single PDF document, and can be send to (att. Community Art Project). In a second round we might ask you to further explain your proposal.

Selection criteria
Main criteria for selection are artistic quality, relevance of the topic/concept, the level of involvement of a local audience and participants. Furthermore professionalism, an independent way of working, and the skills to generate collaborations and contacts are of importance.

Deadline: 15/June/2013
More information:
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