1st Land Art Biennial, Open Call 2010

Questions like sustainability, the perspective of ecology in the 21st century and a new vision of diversity require a creative understanding. In order to develop a new chapter in Land Art and following the nomadic idea of theWalking Museum the Land Art Biennial in Mongolia was founded to be located in variously areas of Mongolia. In August 2010 with MONGOLIA 360° the 1st international Mongolian Land Art Biennial will be take place in the very special location of BAGA GAZRIIN CHULUU Gobi.

A number of 20 international artists together with Mongolian artists will be invited for a work residency. During the residency artists have the opportunity to realize side specific works. Artists are suggested to use natural materials of the area but as well any materials and artistic expressions are welcome (installation/performance/earth art/organic art/sculpture etc.)

A final exhibition including a catalogue and an according Symposium will present a documentation of the realized works in the National Mongolian Modern Art Gallery in Ulaanbaatar.

Interested artists are asked to submit applications by the following way:

  • Personal information, contact address, email
  • Current CV
  • Documentation of work, up to 10 jpgs (not more than 1mb each)
  • General statement by the artist on their work practice.
  • Typed 1 page proposal on approach to residency

Artists who like to apply should send a clear proposal including their work plan. Incompletely applications will not be considered.

Regulations

Invited artists will be hosted in Ger Camps and be supported with full accommodation during the stay in the Gobi desert. There is no fee for transportation to Mongolia. If needed, Artists must apply for travel grants at their national art councils.

Deadline for submissions is the 15th November 2010. Final selections will be published during December 2010.

Send email submissions to: proposal(at)landartmongolia.com
Specific inquiries: quest(at)landartmongolia.com