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SUBMISSIONS CLOSED: Art Aviso- Exhibition 4.0 Pause Button
5 June, 2020
Posted by: Art Aviso News
INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE
'Pause Button' was originally scheduled to be exhibited in May 2020 but due to COVID-19 we have rescheduled until December 2020.
The good news is that we are re-opening submissions for our Art Aviso subscribers who would like to take part ,and extending the deadline until November for existing participants.
This exhibition asks us to take some time, pause, and allow ourselves the time to play, experiment and enjoy art making that may be outside of our usual art practice. Pause Button uses a curated series of discarded buttons as the inspiration to create a circular or spherical artwork.
Buttons were used as decorative ornaments long before they became synthetic everyday clothing fasteners, connecting one piece of material to another. Prior to the more common (usually) plastic buttons of today became the norm, buttons were crafted from sea shells, bone, ivory, wood, leather, porcelain or metal, they were hand made and could be covered in precious silks and linens or hiding a secret compartment for contraband. Buttons were hand-painted, enameled, stitched, crocheted, carved or cast.
Are buttons small objects of purpose, beauty and significance or just pieces of plastic?
Join us to pause, and connect at The Old Auction House Gallery in Kyneton, Victoria for Art Aviso’s first regional exhibition event.
Note: Exhibition unsuitable for those suffering from Koumpounophobia (Phobia of Buttons)
Art Aviso in collaboration with The Old Auction House Kyneton would like to invite Art Aviso Artist subscribers located in Australia (new subscribers welcome) to be part of Art Aviso event 4.0 (Pause Button). Regional Artists strongly encouraged to participate.
To become an Art Aviso Artist Subscriber JOIN HERE
Artists will be supplied with curated panel of 6 varied buttons, chosen for them by Art Aviso, which will form the inspiration of a circular or spherical artwork to be exhibited for a 3-week period in Kyneton Victoria.
The buttons are purely the inspiration for the colour, texture and shape of the artwork the subject matter is entirely up to you. The buttons can also be used in the actual artwork.
Size and Medium: Artworks can be created in any accompanying medium (including works on paper) to a maximum size of 100cm diameter for 2 dimensional works, and 50cm diameter for 3 dimensional works.
We want small, medium sized and large circles/spheres (up to the maximum size).
Art Aviso – 4.0 (Pause Button)
Venue: The Old Auction House Kyneton
52-56 Mollison Street
Exhibition Date: 3 December – 4 January 2021
Entries open to: current Art Aviso subscribers based in Australia with a complete Artist profile at the time of submission. All Art Aviso Artists who wish to take part in the exhibition can! 1 entry per Artist
Submissions open (request for button card): Thur, Nov, 28th, 2019.
Submissions (request to participate) closing: August 1st, 2020
Submission document form completed with
catalogue & Delivery details supplied: Sun,Nov, 15th, 2020
Finished artwork delivered to The Old
Auction House Kyneton by: Thur, Nov, 26th 4pm
Date open to Public: Thur, Dec 3rd 2020
Date of launch event: Sat, Dec 5th , 2020, 2-4pm
Entry requirements and conditions:
There is no entry fee.
Current Art Aviso subscribers (with a complete, visible profile) are invited to request a button card, which will be posted out to them.
We provide a long submission window to encourage the creation of new works.
It is our hope the removal of Gallery fees, further encourages experimentation and innovation in each artist’s creative practice and encourages artistic excellence.
To participate please complete this online form HERE:
All Art Aviso Artists are encouraged to apply, however once the supply of buttons is exhausted there will be no further submissions.
All work should be offered for sale, if possible.
A commission of 20% (plus GST) will apply to all sales, which will be received by the Gallery venue – The Old Auction House (Art Aviso does not receive any of the commission).
Entrants must warrant that their entries are their original work. They must be the sole copyright holder and intellectual property owner of their entries in accordance with Australian law and warrant that any intellectual property rights and moral rights of a third party have not been infringed. Intellectual property rights in entries remain with the entrant as the copyright owner. It is a condition of entry that the entrant grants to Art Aviso and the member Gallery licence to use, publicly display, publicise, reproduce the entry or part of an entry, including in electronic form and broadcast, for publicity, promotional, educational and administrative purposes associated with the Art Aviso Event 4.0
Once work has been delivered to the Gallery it will fall under the exhibition Terms and conditions of The Old Auction House– A copy of these terms and Conditions are available on request.
Delivery of Artwork:
Artists will be responsible for the postage or delivery of artwork to the exhibition venue and the collection of an unsold artwork within 7 days of the end the exhibition. If unsold works need to be posted back return postal arrangements need to be supplied.
Artists are responsible for any costs associated with the transport of artwork to the exhibition venue, including insurance.
Please note that these details, descriptions and dates may be subject to change. Participating Artists will be notified in the event of any changes.
If you require further information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Have you completed your Pause Button artwork? Complete the online details form HERE
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