BORTOLOMIOL LAUNCHES AN INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ARTIST

In the context of the development of wine and art farm in the heart of Valdobbiadene, in 2019 it launched an international Call for Artist for all women.

The residency project has as its objective the enhancement of the Filandetta Park, the residence is in synergy with a large project, strongly desired by the Bortolomiol Family, which regenerates a part of the historic center of Valdobbiadene.

TIMES AND STRUCTURE OF THE ARTIST RESIDENCY

  • The residence will last about 20 days and will cover the period between the second half of May 2019 and the first two weeks of June 2019 (the precise start and end dates can be better defined with the chosen candidate, also on the basis of company calendar);
  • The task of the selected artist will be to produce, in this period, a land art intervention to enhance the Filandetta Park, in the light of the environmental stimuli of the context;
  • The selection will tend to favour Land Art artworks, but it will evaluate also other proposals belonging to other artistic media, if these proposals are capable of valuing the cultural, natural and feminine context in which the park is included;
  • At the end of the residency, the work will be presented in an exhibition event with artist talk and cocktails, open to the public and contributing incisively to turn the spotlight on the environmental and gender issues.

WHO CAN APPLY AND HOW

  • Female artists, who speak English or Italian fluently, without any restriction of age, nationality or artistic background (with preference to land art);
  • Send your candidacy, until the 30th of April 2019, exclusively by email to: info@currentcorporate.com (with the subject “female land artist wanted”), accompanied by a portfolio and/or artistic CV, and a short text of 300 words representing the concept of a site-specific work to be developed (photographs and sketches of the site-specific potential intervention are welcome but not mandatory);
  • For information, contact the curators in Italian and English: info@currentcorporate.com / +39 375 5332009

BENEFITS OFFERED TO THE SELECTED ARTIST

  • Covering the costs of the round-trip flight from the destination of origin;
  • Artistic fee (from a minimum of 700,00 to a maximum of 1,000.00 euros, based on the length of stay and CV);
  • Access to indoor spaces to work;
  • Accommodation in a small independent apartment, in the middle of the Filandetta Park, with kitchen. The residence wants to be “female friendly”: according to the conditions, it is possible to evaluate with the curators the possibility for the female maters to bring their children with them;
  • At the end of the project, the work created by the artist will become part of the private collection of the Bortolomiol Winery, within the exclusive setting of the Filandetta Park.