CONTEXTILE Contemporary Textile Art Biennial invites all artists, national and internationally, to present artworks for selection for the International Exhibition. The call is also open for Artistic Residency proposals. Contextile 2022 Biennal takes place in Guimarães, Portugal, 3 September – 30 October 2022
International Exhibition CALL
In this edition, the Contextile biennial will focuse its activities on the thematic concept RE-MAKE – Dialogues for a textile culture, transversal to all the rubrics of its programmatic contents.
The International Competitive Exhibition will be composed of 50 artworks by50 artists. Will also be accepted and selected 2 artworks for implementation in the outdoors (public space).
The interested artists may apply with new creations or recent artworks, until the 5th March 2022, being accepted all artistic expressions in the visual arts disciplines. The proposals and artworks submitted for the competition will have to be around the textile element, through its concept, theme, techniques or materials. The artworks will have to be highly creative, original and technically competent. Will be accepted artworks of free thematics or developed from the thematic concept.
The jury will award
– An Acquisition Prize of €6.000,00 (six thousand Euros)
– An Honourable Mentions
– An ATP Acquisition prize and the ASM Acquisition prize, in the amount of €2.500,00 (two thousand and five hundred euros) each.