[marketsites] Open Call — 12th Edition of the Biennial of Young Artists

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Date/Time: 25/07/2004 12:00 am

12th Edition of the Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean
Naples, April 22th – May 1st, 2005
The call for participant is out!
>From April 22th to May 1st, 2005, the city of
Naples will host the 12th Edition of the Biennial
of Young Artists from Europe and the
Promoter of the event is the International
Association for the Biennial of Young Artists
from Europe and the Mediterranean (Bjcem), which
currently counts 61 members belonging to 19
countries, all representative of local and
national realities of the Mediterranean countries.
The main target of the Bjcem is to promote the
young artists’ creativity, encouraging
international exchanges and the development of
peaceful relationships across the Mediterranean
Bjcem is a wide and articulated network with no
comparison in the continent. It promotes cultural
relationships beyond political and geographical
borders. The Biennial proposes a concept of
Europe and Mediterranean that wants to unify the
countries of this area, through the promotion of
durable relationships and mutual work.
The 12th Edition of the Biennial, hosted in
Naples, invites the young artists from Europe and
the Mediterranean to participate with their
works. The chosen theme for the 12th edition of
the Biennial is Passion.
Passion individuates one of the characteristics
of Naples, place of excesses and emotions,
crossroad of humours, odours, tastes – strong and
pervasive. Naples is extreme, here each feeling
and activities were historically lived in an
intense and passionate mode, both luckily and
The Biennial of Naples is organized in seven
artistic fields, each of them including several
a) Visual Arts (Plastic Arts, Photography,
Installations, Performances, Video Art, Comic
Strip, Cyber Art)
b) Music (Rock, Pop, Jazz, Folk/ Ethno, Contemporary, Digital, Dj’s)
c) Show (Theatre, Dance, Urban Acts)
d) Literature (Writing, Poetry)
e) Applied Arts (Architecture, Visual/
Industrial/ Web design, Fashion, Digital
f) Images on the Move (Short films, Video, Animated Films)
g) Gastronomy
The productions selected by the different
artistic juries will be presented during the
Biennial of Naples.
All the young until 30 can apply for the
selection. That means, born after January 1st,
1974. For directors and choreographers in the
Show field, the age limit is 35 – that means,
born after January 1st, 1969. For what concerns
the groups, at least the 50% of the members must
be under 30. For theatre productions, the juries
will privilege the plays taken from scripts
written by authors under 35. The application
forms, together with the materials requested,
must be received no later than September 20th,
Association internationale pour la biennale des
jeunes crÈateurs de l’europe et de la mÈditerranÈe
In collaboration with:
Municipality of Venice – Youth and Peace Policies Dept.
Info: ph +39 011 2306094



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