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Algiers International Art Meeting from October 26rd to 30th, 2017

The deadline for submission of applications is 25 September 2017. After this deadline the ARTA reserves the right to refuse incomplete or late applications.

Nota bene : Files should be sent to the following email address Commissariat de l’ARTA : contact@artalger

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Algiers International Art Meeting from October 26rd to 30th, 2017

Regulation of ARTA, International Contemporary Art Meeting of Algiers

1- Application: A call for submission is launched as from june 15th of every year for visual artists of the five continents for an annual international exhibition.

2Participation: Emphasis is given to relevant contemporary art techniques such as painting, sculpture, installations, performance, video, photography, or design, within the limits of 5 linear meters and a depth of 3 meters allocated to each artist.

3- Admission panel: The jury includes national and international specialists in art (gallery owners, visual artists, journalists, critics, art theorists …).
– The decisions of the selection board are sovereign, and shall therefore not be subject to any appeal.

4- Accomodation and transport: Guest and selected artists shall be supported (transport from the country of origin, accommodation and food during the event) by the organiser.

5- Transportation of artworks: Transportation of artworks shall be borne by the artists.

6- Exhibition-sale: The organiser undertakes to exhibit and promote exhibiting artists by all the means recognised in this matter, he shall perceive a percentage in case of sale.

7- Insurance of artworks: The organiser undertakes to ensure artworks during the fair, an insurance contract will be signed between the artists and the organizer according to the laws in force.

8- Activities during the event: The International Meeting of Contemporary Art of Algiers, « ARTA » does not solely focus on artists’ works, it hosts, in parallel, thematic exhibitions, on photo, painting, Art ceramics, printmaking, sculpture, contemporary miniature … in addition to film screenings related to arts, exhibition of publishers in the field, conferences and thematic workshops with national and international artists.

9- Edition: To accompany ARTA, an A4 paper catalog will be produced, along with promotional digital media offered to each guest artist.

10 – Application file ARTA: The application must absolutely include the following elements:
* A completed application form with acceptance of the ARTA Rules.
* Sending of the completed application form within the required deadlines.
* A biography of 10 lines maximum in French, or (and) in English.
* A Curriculum Vitae with the key stages of the artistic journey, adding a press-book will be highly appreciated.

* A complete technical sheet for each work presented.
* Four color reproductions of recent works (less than 3 years) of which the artist is the legal owner.
* A photo or portrait identifying the artist, if possible in digital format.

Important clarification:
– The artists must absolutely present recent works.
– The ARTA Selection Committee reserves the right to refuse any incomplete applications.
– The files of artistic applications remain the property of ARTA for the purpose of archiving and keeping database.

– Text documents must be in Word, RTF or PDF format, as regards to CVs, biographies, press articles, technical sheet.

– All documents made of images must be in JPEG, TIFF, PNG format, made in HD on more than 300 pixels / inch, and 2MB minimum for each photo.
– For ease of reading purpose, the following information must be included: Artist name, work title and year of production.
– With regard to video art, only Dvd, or CD or Usb Key are accepted, compressed mail, or on Youtube, Myspace, Facebook, Daily Motion media are excluded from the application.

– Application file must include a complete technical sheet corresponding to each work proposed with indication of artist’s name, possible pseudo, title of work, technique and year of realization, dimensions, with indication of the means of attachment or presentation (installation, video …) with a precise plan, or an accompanying sketch in case of utility.

– The deadline for submission of applications is 25 September 2017. After this deadline the ARTA reserves the right to refuse incomplete or late applications.

Nota bene : Files should be sent to the following email address :

Commissariat de l’ARTA : contact@artalger ou sur le site : www.artalger.com

* It should be emphasized that when it is not possible to make a digital sending, candidate artists have the possibility to send paper files containing the essential information (name, first name, title, and year) on the back of each photo.

For any others information and contact : Commissariat de l’ARTA, Galerie El-Yasmine, Coopérative Ennadjah Villa 107 Dély Brahim, Alger.

Email : contact@artalger.com Tel : 00 213(0) 557 827 206