30/01/2024

KONTEJNER's open call for new artistic productions and presentation of artworks in 2024

KONTEJNER's open call for new artistic productions and presentation of artworks is open from January 30 to March 15, 2024 at 23:59 CET. The call is open to all the interested individuals and collectives residing and working in Croatia.

Željko Beljan
Željko Beljan & Rebecca Merlic, ‘Viktorija’, ‘Extended Worlds’ Exhibition, Realities in Transition XR Camp - Extended Worlds, MSU, Zagreb, 2023; Production: KONTEJNER. Photo: Sanja Bistričić Srića

KONTEJNER's open call for new artistic productions and presentation of artworks is open from January 30 to March 15, 2024 at 23:59 CET. The call is open to all the interested individuals and collectives residing and working in Croatia. Selected artists will have the possibility to realize their work with the financial, curatorial and logistic support of KONTEJNER, and participate in our annual exhibition and presentation programme. The call is open to all the interested individuals and collectives residing and working in Croatia that have ideas, concepts and finished artistic projects in at least one of the following contemporary art fields:

  • hybrid intermedia and investigative artistic practices
  • art, science and technology
  • bio-art and biomedia
  • sound art and experimental music
  • urban ecology
  • XR, gaming and Metaverse

Key criteria for selection of artworks that the curators will take into account are:

  1. Creativity, innovative aspects and critical approach in working with media, technology and science methodologies;
  2. Elaborate and precise realization plan: budget breakdown and timeline as well as resources necessary for project realization;
  3. Content quality, conceptual elaboration, research and theoretical background;
  4. Transdisciplinary and cross-sectoral character - collaboration of artist(s) with experts outside of the cultural and artistic sector
  5. Particularities of the artwork and/or artistic process in the context of the local artistic scene;
  6. Project must be produced in 2024.

The call is open from January 30 to March 15, 2024 at 23:59 CET, and applications can be submitted via this ONLINE APPLICATION FORM. The application form is in Croatian.

Obligatory application requirements:

  • Contact information (name and surname/ name of the collective, e-mail address; phone number);
  • Webpage or portfolio of applicant with descriptions and/or visual/audio documentation;
  • Short biography (no more than 200 words);
  • Name of the project applied to this open call;
  • Short description and concept of the project (no more than 500 words);
  • Short technical description and set-up requirements (no more than 300 words);
  • Financial projection for the production and set-up of the project (one file, no more than 10MB);
  • Information on whether the work already been produced or presented;
  • Sketches and/or photo/videodocumention of the project (one file, no more than 10MB;
  • Link to the project (if applicable).

Applications missing obligatory information listed above will not be taken into consideration. Results of the open call will be announced to the selected authors by the end of March 2024.