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Open Calls

OPEN CALL: VAULT

VAULT is A-gallery’s exhibition space, focusing on showcasing new work by professional jewellery artists and blacksmiths. VAULT acts as a historic touching point between the original and the contemporary functions of the building – that of a former goldsmith’s shop and of the most notable exhibition space for contemporary jewellery and blacksmithing in Tallinn. VAULT welcomes artists, writers and researchers whose work stems from contemporary jewellery and craft practices and their context in broader visual culture.

To apply, please submit the following information:

– name

– contact information

– description of the project (2000-2500 characters)

– description of artworks

– visual material relevant to the project (up to 5 images)

– list of equipment and/ or requirements for exhibiting works

– CV(s) and portfolio(s) of participant(s)

– preferred exhibition period (month / quarter)

 

The floor plan of A-gallery’s VAULT is attached. Floor plan’s measurements are marked in centimetres. The height of the vault is 315 cm and size 5.2 m². It is possible to exhibit works by using cables and magnets. Painting and drilling is not possible in the space. The exhibition space of VAULT extends to one of the windows facing Hobusepea street.

 

Costs of installing, production and opening event are covered by the artist. A-gallery provides a letter of confirmation for funding applications, by request. Exhibition period is approximately four weeks.

 

Submission deadline is 14 October 2020.

Please send your application to info@agalerii.ee with all relevant materials attached in one zip-file or via mail to A-galerii, Hobusepea 2, 10133, Tallinn.

 

Application is accepted only if it is submitted on time and includes required information and materials.

 

Submissions to VAULT open call are evaluated by a jury. Exhibition programme is approved by the board of A-gallery and curator Sille Kima. Artists chosen for the programme will be notified from 29 October 2020 onwards.

 

Additional information:

Sille Kima

info@agalerii.ee

+372 55 624 384

OPEN CALL: WINDOWS

WINDOWS is A-gallery’s platform  of micro exhibitions, established in 2019 with the aim of showcasing both new and previously exhibited work of practitioners in the field of contemporary jewellery in a compact format and extending the gallery’s exhibition space into public space.

 

WINDOWS welcomes both solo projects and collectively created expositions engaging with contemporary jewellery and craft practices within the field of visual culture. WINDOWS invites a two-directional gaze, to look both in and out. As such, the space can also accommodate works stemming from the field of jewellery but developed in collaboration with fields concerned with body and space, such as design, fashion, visual and performance art and architecture.

 

WINDOWS is located in Tallinn Old Town, on the corner of Hobusepea Street and Pikk Street. WINDOWS has found a home in the display windows of a former goldsmith’s shop established in 1891. WINDOWS is comprised of five spaces – one large and four small windows. WINDOWS welcomes visitors day and night, in every kind of weather.

 

To apply, please submit the following information:

– name

– contact information

– names of all participants

– description of the project (2000-2500 characters)

– description of artworks

– visual material relevant to the project (up to 5 images)

– list of equipment and/ or special requirements for exhibiting works

– CV(s) and portfolio(s) of participant(s)

– preferred exhibition period (month / quarter)

 

Measurements of A-gallery’s windows are 220x140x48 cm (height/width/depth), except for the large window facing Hobusepea Street, which measures 220x300x85 cm. The window spaces include ceiling hooks for hanging, lighting fixtures and electrical sockets.

Costs of installing, production and opening event are covered by the artist(s). A-gallery provides a letter of confirmation for funding applications, if necessary. Exhibition period is approximately six weeks.

 

Submission deadline is 14 October 2020.

Please send your application to info@agalerii.ee with all relevant materials attached in one zip-file or via mail to A-galerii, Hobusepea 2, 10133, Tallinn.

 

Application is accepted only if it is submitted on time and includes required information and materials.

 

Submissions to WINDOWS open call are evaluated by a jury. Exhibition programme is approved by the board of A-gallery and curator Sille Kima. Artists chosen for the programme will be notified from 29 October 2020 onwards.

 

Additional information:

Sille Kima

info@agalerii.ee

+372 55 624 384