26th PROCESS-SPACE ART FESTIVAL / OPEN CALL

2017

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DATES             2-16 June, 2017
MOTTO             Motions
LOCATION          Russe, Bulgaria

DESCRIPTION
OPEN CALL
TIMETABLE
MAKING PROCESS-SPACE
PROGRAM
CONDITIONS
USEFUL INFORMATION

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DESCRIPTION
Process – Space is international annual festival of contemporary art, which is held annually for two weeks in Bulgaria. In 2017 the festival will be held for the 26th time from 2nd to 16th June in Russe.
The motto is “Motions” and refers to the various artistic impulses, researches, emotions and processes. The individual excitements attributed to the unrest in Nature, political passions, facts from the life and pace of development in society, referred to the progress and changes which we are witnessing in the nowadays, could be reflected in the works of artists, working in a group or individually during the festival.
Process – Space is a platform, built by artists for artists and enables the exchange of experience, personal development, collaboration and expression.

OPEN CALL
In 2017 the organizers of Process – Space will be hosting 20 participants, selected with the help of four-member international jury. Artists from all countries and any artistic disciplines can apply.
Application form can be downloaded here.
If you have any questions, please contact us at festival@processspace.net.

Deadline for application submissions is 15 January 2017.

TIMETABLE
Dates and place of happening: 2-16 June 2017, Russe, Bulgaria
Open call: 15.11.2016 – 15.01.2017
Results announcement: 01.02.2017
Selected artist’s confirmation till: 03.04.2017
Waiting list artist’s confirmation: 10.04.2017

MAKING PROCESS-SPACE

JURY
Gönül Nuhoğlu (Turkey), Didier Mahieu (Belgium), Penka Mincheva (Bulgaria), Yana Bratanova (Bulgaria)

ORGANIZERS
Hristina Bobokova, Dimitar Grozdanov, Penka Mincheva

CO-ORGANIZERS
Russe Municipality

SPONSORS
Bobokovi family

PARTNERS
Canetti House, Directorate of Nature ParkRusenski Lomand friends of Process – Space

PROGRAM
June 2 (Friday) – Arrival and accommodation
June 5 (Monday) – Press conference (11h) Canetti House
June 6 (Tuesday) – June 15 (Thursday) – Artistic process, workshops, evening presentations
June 16 (Friday) – Exhibition of the 26th festival (18h) Canetti House, dinner (20h)
June 17 (Saturday) – Departure
Note: (Events such as workshops, presentations and performances will be announced additionally)

CONDITIONS

    The festival undertakes accommodation for the participating artists in a shared double hotel room in the period of the festival, as well as dinners, art materials, and a space for work and exposition.

    The festival provides selected artists with official letter of invitation

    Everyone is free to bring their own tools or materials if they like.

    Artworks remain to the collection of the festival

    Travel costs are paid by the artists

    Travel details should be sent before April 3rd 2017 including – dates and time of arrival and departure.

    A list of art materials should be sent together with the travel details. If an artist doesn’t confirm by April 3rd and sent travel details, he or she will automatically be replaced with another artist from the waiting list. No exceptions!

    Only selected artists from the waiting list will be contacted by email after April 3rd. They should confirm their participation not later than April 10th 2017.

    Artists are sharing a room with another artist. A private room should be paid by the artist and stated in advance

    If spouse or children are coming, the selected artist should cover their hotel expenses.


USEFUL INFORMATION

    Phone code for Bulgaria is (+359)

    Bulgarian currency is Leva. One Euro equals approximately two Leva.

    Russe is located on Danube River and it is about 300 km far from Sofia, 75 km far from Bucharest, Romania and about 190 km far from Varna

    Suitable airports are in Sofia, Varna and Bucharest (Romania), also Istanbul (Turkey)

    Subway goes from Terminal 2 in Sofia to Central Bus Station. Busses Sofia – Russe are departing a few times a day. Duration of the trip is about 6 hours. There is train Sofia – Russe, departing from Central Railway Station in Sofia, located next to the Central Bus Station.

    From Bucharest Airport Otopeni are leaving mini busses directly to Russe by the company Pegasus. The travel is about one hour. Online reservations are possible here: http://www.pegasusbg.com/en/schedule

    From Varna there is a train to Russe, as well as busses. It takes about 3 hours