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Craft Biennale Scotland 2018: Call for Entries


Entries are invited for the inaugural open international exhibition ‘Response to Place’ which will be the centrepiece of an exciting new Craft Biennale Scotland in 2018. This new bi-annual event will launch with a major exhibition from 11 May to 8 July 2018 at the prestigious City Art Centre in Edinburgh.

The exhibition will be selected by four international curators: Grace Cochrane (Australia), Hyeyoung Cho (South Korea), Lars Sture (Norway) and Maeve Toal (Scotland). The vision for Craft Biennale Scotland is to create an exciting new platform for discovering and presenting the very best international craft, showing ambitious works by leading and emerging artists, and to provide an experimental space for imaginative new ways to experience and enjoy craft as a fascinating, thought provoking and inspirational art form. Artists are invited to submit work that responds to a place where they live, remember or imagine, or that contributes to individual identity or nationality, and ways in which we create and express our ‘place’ in the world. Responses may be overlapping and multi-faceted, and might for example, include visual or other sensory responses to their environment; local materials and indigenous craft practices; cultural and ceremonial traditions; experiences related to migration, political or social upheaval; local and social history; geography; archaeology or how particular forms have developed through interaction with materials or have been designed to perform a particular function.

How to Apply

For further information, guidelines and to apply visit https://www.craftbiennalescotland.org/call-for-entries