International Curated Art Show ART-MAP.Ponte de Lima.2016
videos from the inauguration day here
photos of artworks and venues here
On the 1st of July 2016 in Ponte de Lima there was inaugurated ART-MAP.2016 Re-Cognition. The opening gathered many artists and guests together. We think it was a success! Thank you again for believing in ART-MAP, for sending your works, for collaborating with us! We are honoured to show your works in this beautiful and friendly place, Ponte de Lima. It was a pleasure to meet many of you on the opening and we hope that the others, who could not be present, will find an opportunity to visit the exhibition during July and August. All together the exhibition occupied 15 venues.
International Curated Art Show ART-MAP. Aveiro 2015
PDF photos inauguration day
PDF map of event
“Vitral” Artistic residency, 2014
“Reflections” Institutional Exhibition Project, 2012
CALL FOR ARTISTS is closed now “POETRY IN VISUAL”
ART-MAP is happy to announce the first big project staring in Aveiro region! The exhibition will take place during the month of June 2015 in 2 locations: Gallery of City Museum of Aveiro and Gallery of Capitania building.
Deadline: April, 2015.
POETRY IN VISUAL
Poetry in Visual is not only a visual arrangement of the text, Poetry in Visual is art in which the visual is the text and the text is visual; it can include symbols, images, both or none. We invite the creative works where Poetic element is conceived as an important in reading of the intended effect of the work and take up over the excellence of craftsmanship. Artworks in which poesies is visible, poesies is the message, poesies is the desire which subordinates the choice of subject and of technique. All mediums are welcome: graphics, photography, painting, sculpture, book, installation, video works and collage. There is no limitation for professional statues of participants. You welcome to share your original approach of Poetry in Visual. PDF download
ART-MAP is happy to announce the first big project staring in Aveiro region! The exhibition will take place during the month of June 2015 in 2 locations:
Gallery of City Museum of Aveiro and Gallery of Capitania building.
Exhibition dates 26 of June to 26 of July 2015
ART-MAP is happy to announce the call for its second big international art show in Ponte de Lima! On the behalf of an art event, the project proposes the artists the discovery of amazing places, quality exposition spaces and thankful audiences. The exhibition will take place during the months of July and August 2016 and occupy several locations: the authentic historical buildings, which have been converted into art galleries by the village, are now welcoming contemporary art. Charismatic spaces, such as a medieval prison, a tower, a castle and an old chapel have acquired new functions as exposition pavilions but the historical charms still gasp trough.
Re-cognition: art as visual intelligence.
Re-conhecimento: arte como um saber visual.
We are expecting artworks which search beyond the literal significations and communicate through the symbolic structure of images, indices and metaphors and contain emotional presence. Artists are proposed to reflect how the truth is revealed trough imagination, about the traces of the archaic in the present, and how reminiscence and experiences transform and manifest themselves in poetic shapes.
Online submission deadline 5th of May 2016, online submission is free. Artists may submit up to 3 artworks. During the selection we will also consult the artist´s web sites, in some cases we might ask for the other available artworks.
Admissible: Painting, Graphics, Photography, Sculpture, Video, Installation art, Land art, Light art, Artist book, Poetry.
Participants from outside the EU should first inform themselves about the Customs procedures for sending the artworks by post or with a carrier.
Notification of the selected artists 15th of May 2016.
Delivery of physical artworks Deadline 15th of June 2016, Delivery of digital artworks should be done by WeTransfer.Delivery personally or by post (Please do not send any artworks before we make a selection).
Exhibition dates: 1st of July – 30th of August 2016
Return of artworks after 30th of August.
The organization provides:
-Promotion: internet, press, media
-Insurance of the artworks during the exhibition
-Montage and de-montage of the exposition
-Reception buffet and concert
-Assistance with finding lodging and transport for the artists arriving for the inauguration
-With the artists who will need to arrive to the location for the installation of their pieces we will discuss special conditions.
-For the artists who have possibilities to obtain travel grants from their countries we can provide invitation letters.
There are nine spacious exposition pavilions with rooms equipped for the installation of different kinds of artworks with good light conditions and an open-air garden. All galleries are the heritage historical buildings in the center of the town Ponte de Lima and in 3 minutes walk from each other. We will select up to 150 artworks for the show. The issue of the curatorial work will be of establishing the dialogues between the contemporary artworks and the ancient interiors with respect and care for both. During the exhibition period there will be a public voting for the best artwork, in general category, the winner will receive a certification. The contacts of the artists will be available and people interested to purchase the artworks can contact the authors directly.
Curators of 2016 Ponte de Lima:
Madina Zi \ firstname.lastname@example.org
Isabel Nena Patim \ email@example.com
CMPL – Municipalty of Ponte de Lima
Support of curatorial work is provided by
Ponte de Lima is a very well conserved and cheerful heritage village situated in the picaresque hill landscape. It has active cultural life and recently became a popular destination for a cultural tourism. Yearly this place holds internationally renowned art, sport and music festivals. http://www.cm-pontedelima.pt/ver_turismo.php?cod=0Y
In 2016 in Ponte de Lima will happen:
- 5 – 22 July – Music Festival “Percursos de Música”
- 8 – 10 July – Hunting, fishing and Leisure Fair
- 21 – 24 July – Book Fair
- 22 July – International conference ‘A Lírica em questão – do Cancioneiro Geral de Garcia de Resende à atualidade’, Auditório Municipal de Ponte de Lima, org. CLEPUL, UFP.
- 84th Encounter of Gardening
- 4 Aug – Internacional Folklore Festival
- 10 – 21 Aug – World Championship of Horseball
- 14 – 16 Aug – Art craft and Gastronomy Fair
- 7 – 12 Sept – Feiras Novas
Useful information: http://www.cm-pontedelima.pt/
Lodging information: http://www.cm-pontedelima.pt/alojamentos.php
Before making your submission please read the Participation Rules
The project is conceived by the artist for the artists, it is non-profitable and self-sustained on the enthusiasm. We will be thankful if the selected artists will consider making a kind 5-10 euro donation to help the project to go on.