This Open Call invites artists whose country of origin is NOT Cyprus to exhibit and sell their work in any media—including photography, painting, drawing, video, print, and sculpture—at The Diversity Arts Festival Exhibition for Non-Cypriot Artists to take place within the Venetian walls surrounding Old Nicosia at Famagusta Gate on 21-27 April, 2015. The aims of this exhibition are 1) to provide a platform for artists not born in Cyprus but residing on the island who often lack exposure, 2) for this platform to be as representative as possible of all the different cultures and communities living in Cyprus, and 3) to showcase lesser-known or different perspectives on the island. Kindly note the following modest ...Commission Charge: 10%. For consideration, interested artists should send a short biography with reference to their country of origin, a brief description of their work (no longer than 150 words), and 3-4 sample images of what they would like to exhibit by March 1, 2015 to Christos Galatis at firstname.lastname@example.org. Decisions regarding participation will be made by April 1, 2015.
Organized by the Cyprus Center for Intercultural Studies, the University of Nicosia’s 2nd Diversity Arts Festival will celebrate the island’s diversity of arts and cultures on 21-28 April 2014. The goals of the festival are to raise awareness about diversity and respect for difference in the community, promoting thus a culture of peace. The festival will take place at Famagusta Gate and Famagusta Trench in Nicosia. The festival program will consist of an exhibition by the Art and Design Society of the University of Nicosia and an exhibition of works from non-Cypriot artists, literary readings, academic presentations, and musical performances by artists living on the island. The art exhibitions, literary readings, and presentations will occur throughout the week within Famagusta Gate. The musical segment of the festival will occur on Friday, 24 April at the Trench where arts and crafts as well as food and beverage vendors may sell their products.
For more information regarding the 1st Diversity Arts Festival: http://www.unic.ac.cy/research/affiliated-institutions-business-links/academically-affiliated-institutions/cyprus-center-for-intercultural-studies-ccis/conferences-and/1st-diversity-arts-festival.
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