INTERNATIONAL FORUM 2016-2017
Under the Auspices of the Prefecture of the Ionian Islands and the Municipality of Kefalonia.
Organizer: The Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture.
SEA(S) ARTS – INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 2017 (on going -open- accepting applications)
SEA(S) ARTS – INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
The SEA(S) ARTS – INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 2017, part of the International Festival SEA(S), is focusing on the endless relationship between the Man and the Sea.
In this Exhibition Artists from all over the World and every field of the Arts are invited to create and present in the form of their expertise, such as Contemporary, Innovative, Advanced and / or Experimental.
AIMS: The Festival is aiming to establish a permanent multicultural communication throughout various fields of the Arts & Sciences, inviting the most outstanding projects.
THEME: The main theme will be the Sea, explored in a systematic interface between Human Civilization and Nature, throughout the various landscapes of the Planet, connecting People and Continents. Topics such as Environment, Incipient, Contemporary and Potential World Seas will be explored, documented and presented in artistic or scientific way.
LOCATION : The Greek Islands Kefalonia and Ithaca.
The location of the Exhibition, the Greek Islands Kefalonia and Ithaca, identifies the Historical and Mythological existence of the Homeric Odyssey, the metaphor of the Human struggle against the omnipotence of Nature, the overseas adventure, the endless wandering of the Human Being in the fragile worlds of physical and metaphysical spheres, amid untamed elements, in search of its Origin and life paths towards the truth of Existence.
VENUES: The edifice of the Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture and selected central Μunicipal Venues in the Kefalonia Capital Argostoli.
TIME: Spring- Summer- Fall 2017
EXHIBITION OPENING DATE: July 31, August 1, 2017
CURATORS: Prf. Haytham Nawar , Prf. Ghalia Elsrakbi
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible are All disciplines and interdisciplinary projects in Arts, Sciences and Technologies, Education and Research, included Environmental projects, Literary Arts , Performing Arts and Music, Applied Arts, Visual Arts , New Media.
Are invited projects personal of collective, Academic projects, Schools, Colleges, Universities and in Arts, Sciences and Research Institutions, Activists.
LANGUAGES: All languages are welcome for artworks.
English or Greek are suggested for sumbissions.
The SEA(S) ARTS – INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 2017
 Visual Arts: photography, painting, sculpture, design, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, site-specific installations,( required works based on the thematic character of the Festival, acceptable also are non thematic proposals ).
 Performing Arts , Literary Arts, Dance, Music : presentations/ performances / concerts ,( required works based on the thematic character of the Festival, acceptable also are non thematic proposals ).
 New Technologies, Digital Arts in the frame of Digital Festival:video art, short films, new technologies apps,( required works based on the thematic character of the Festival, acceptable also are non thematic proposals ).
Venues for the Performing Arts, Literary Arts ,Dance, Music: will be based on the character and needs of the selected projects, including Theater stages, venues for lectures/ presentations at Argostoli, Lixouri and other sites around the islands, open public sites or sites of historical , archaeological or natural meaning, such as the Botanical Garden and/or/ the Historic areas as the Medieval Castle of Saint Georgio.
Venue for the New Technologies, Digital Arts, Digital FestivalVisual Arts/ Exhibitions: will be the Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture.
PRIZES & AWARDS starting from 1000 up to 50.000 euros will be shared between the best 5 submissions- participations
SEA(S) ARTS/INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 2017 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED