« The Recombinants » is the title of an online art exhibition, proposed by Zinc (Marseille), Le Château Éphémère (Carrières-sous-Poissy), and L'Espace Multimédia Gantner (Bourogne), in France, with the support of de Rhizome. Madja Edelstein-Gomez has been appointed curator of this show.
There is no theme. This exhibiton is about what people want to show online. This call is meant for all artists, those who are used to show their work online, as well as every other artist who work with painting, sculpture, performance, sound art, video art, photography, drawing...
Note : you can also propose an artist for show, whoever you are.
You can read the Manifescanto Manifescanto here.
On 6 April 2017 at 11 AM.
The call is closed on 6 august 2017 at 11 AM.
A first selection of works will be exhibited online on 25 august 2017 during the International Fair of Contemporary Art of Marseille, France « Art'O'Rama ». Different selections of works will take place until the end of the exhibition on 25 january 2018.
Online !!! There will be no physical objects. But it is still an exhibition of works of art selected by a curator. The exhibition will nevertheless by presented in different actual places, with the Art'O'Rama art fair to begin with, on 25 August 2017.
You submit your works through this online form. You will be asked to upload your contents. Please follow the procedure to allow your submission to be validated.
Yes ! In a way, we are all curators. Whether you are a professional curator or not, you may propose an artist. All you need is to fill in this form. Madja Edelstein-Gomez will contact the artist you have chosen. If their work is selected your name will be mentioned next to the name of the artist.
If you are not selected, your works and your data will be deleted. Otherwise it will remain in the archive of the exhibition.
Yes ! Madja Edelstein-Gomez will find a way to promote the quality of your work by recombining it a as work of Net Art.
If your work is selected by Madja Edelstein-Gomez, you are committed to have your works remain in the show, whatever may happen.
Yes ! The exhibition « The Recombinants » is open to all, professional or non professional. What really distinguishes an amateur artist from a professional ? The time you devote to your practice? The sales ? Being recognized by the critics ? Or by the cultural institutions ? For us all artists are equally valuable, only their works can be evaluated.
ZINC • Centre for Arts and Digital Cultures, Marseille (France)
ZINC is a welcoming, lively and dedicated to all place where anyone can discover and get acquainted to digital and multimedia technologies - between a Fablab and a Medialab. ZINC’s main work ideology is cooperation. The association follows this logic by hosting professionals network and coordinating collaborative platforms. Working on its projects with associated artists and partners, ZINC takes action from production to mediation or cooperation and is always keeping focused on the search and recognition of multimedia artistic forms. ZINC offers to artists its residencies programme, releases art works, implements creativity workshop, hosts meetings, conceive and produce cultural development projects, coordinates interactions programs. ZINC’s works spreads to many countries.
Le Château Éphémère
Set in a patrimonial landmark in the French Yvelines (78), Château Éphémère opened two years ago and is now a place dedicated to digital creation and specialized in sound innovation in all its forms. The project, supported by the Communauté Urbaine du Grand Paris Seine et Oise and the Région Ile de France, was initiated by Usines Éphémère and Culture Digitales. Its objectives are threefold :
- Offer residency opportunities to digital artists, developers and all other digital creators.
- Promote and share with the public new practices of creation linked to technological innovation, through our artistic programming and a wide range of workshops open to everyone, regardless of age or qualifications.
- Open a pleasant place revolving around a café, a restaurant and the digital open-source culture. As part of its artist-in-residence programme, Château Éphémère launches its call for applications, which aims at supporting digital and sound art creation in connection with its territory.
L'Espace Multimédia Gantner
The Espace multimedia gantner was founded in 1998 by the Municipality of Bourogne. Since 2001, it has come under the aegis of the Territoire de Belfort as the contemporary art and new technology branch of the Departmental Media Lending Library. It has been registered with the French Ministry for Culture as a Contemporary Art Centre since 2012. Its vocation places it at the heart of the village’s everyday cultural life, while offering a demanding artistic programme. The Espace multimedia gantner invites people of all ages and from all walks in life to explore digital culture through a broad spectrum of activities: exhibitions, concerts, multimedia workshops, documentary resources, on-line resources etc.
With the support of Rhizome.org and Dicréam CNC