viernes, 27 de marzo de 2009

ARTifariti 2009: Guidelines


October 17 to 31 2009
Tifarati (Liberated Sahara)
ARTIFARITI IS A DATE WITH THE ARTS AS A TOOL TO PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE RIGHT EVERYBODY HAS TO THEIR OWN LAND, CULTURE, ROOTS AND FREEDOM

THE ANNOUNCEMENT:

1. This announcement has an international dimension.
2. The subject matter is free of choice and all materials and resources employed will be
provided locally (dry trunks, animal bones, fossils, limestone, clay, sand, plaster,
cement and recycled materials, steel rounds, construction cement blocks, jaima’s
fabrics, dyed melfas, as well as leftover war materials...).
3. All works of art presented at the selection process must agree with the projects
previously selected by a jury formed to that effect which will judge the artistic value of
the proposals.
4. All participating artists will perform their works in Tifariti during an established period
of time set for this event. They will perform outdoors or in specially designated areas
specially adapted to their performing needs.
5. The SADR Ministry for the Arts, organizing body of this event, will provide any
material and utensils previously agreed upon with the performing artist.
6. Travel expenses from Madrid, as well as local transportation, room and board for all
artists during their stay at the event will be covered by the Organization.
7. All works of art created will become part of Tifariti’s cultural heritage and will be
exhibited outdoors or at the Ministry for the Arts’ Museum.
8. Besides their work, all artists waive all copyrights to the Ministry for the Arts,
contributing in this way to the spirit and purposes that govern this event.
9. The development and contents of this event, as well as all works of art will be
broadcast by the media, and will be the object of a special brochure edition.
10. A traveling exhibition will be organised inside and outside the Sahrawi territories in
order to publicise the event, and therefore, all artists will allow the filming of their
creative process and all other activities taking place in this context.

Participating in ARTifariti 2009 implies accepting the guidelines of the announcement.

WORK PRESENTATION:

Present a project with the following documents:

• Author’s name, address, phone number, e-mail address and CV
• Title of the Project and a brief description, by any means that the
artist considers adequate, so that the jury can properly understand
the underlying idea (text, painting, model...)
• A list of the technical requirements necessary for the
development of the work of art (materials, tools, help, build-up
according to objectives and conditions, including size and
estimated cost)
• Any brochures from past art exhibitions or any other documents
the author considers relevant for the best possible evaluation of
his/her work and for the support of the project

From April 1st, 2009 all documents should be e-mailed to info@artifariti.org or mailed to:

ARTifariti 2009
Asociación de Amigos del Pueblo Saharaui de Sevilla
Calle Virgen de la Antigua, 4 – bajo derecho
41011 Sevilla – España

INFORMATION:
954274104 - info@artifariti.org


The deadline for the presentation of the Project expires on June 30th, 2009. The Organization will contact the selected artists before August 1st in order to fulfil any details of the Project
specified in the guidelines of the announcement.