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PLEASE NOTE 

APPLICATIONS FOR 2019 ARE NOW OPEN!!!  

 

 

East Africa Art Biennale 2019 will be held will be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. We call on all the artists to apply, whether you do paintings, sculptures, print works, conceptual and contextual works, installations, video art, textile and fiber art, drawing and calligraphy, pattern, digital art, ceramic art, fashion, glass art, contextual art, and art photography submit your application by 30th June 2019. 

                

 

Why Submit?

  • Opportunity to exhibit alongside well established artists
  • Have your work seen by thousands of visitors including International audience
  • Chance to sell your work to buyers and collectors
  • Have your profile raised through the media coverage the exhibition generates
  • Have your work accepted by the East Africa Art Biennale adds provenance to the artworks, as it will be put in the published East Africa Art Biennale catalogue and distributed around the world

 

  

How to Apply

Each participant, whether an individual artist or group of artists, or gallery, will have to fill a participation form providing all necessary information in English or Kiswahili about himself/herself and the artworks proposed to EASTAFAB, and send it by normal post, e-mail or fax not later than June, 30th 2019.

The East Africa Art Biennale will accept submissions to exhibit paintings, sculptures, print works, conceptual and contextual works, installations, video art, textile and fiber art, drawing and calligraphy, pattern, hair style art, digital art, ceramic art, fashion, glass art, contextual art,body art and art photography. Artworks should be recent (not more than 2 years old), preferably not yet exhibited.

The approved artworks should be sent by the participant himself/herself directly to the designated local East Africa Art Biennale National Committee not later than July, 31st 2019; prior to sending the approved artworks, contact should be taken with EASTAFAB as to the best mode to send the artworks.

 

 

Terms and Conditions

Each artist is allowed to submit to the Organizing Committee a minimum of two (2) and a maximum of five (5) artworks. The East Africa Art Biennale will accept submissions to exhibit paintings, sculptures, print works, conceptual and contextual works, installations, video art, textile and fiber art, drawing and calligraphy, pattern, hair style art, digital art, ceramic art, fashion, glass art, contextual art, and art photography. Artworks should be recent (not more than 2 years old), preferably not yet exhibited. The Organizing Committee (OC) has established sub-committees (or antennas) in the East African countries other than Tanzania, with the purpose of acting as an intermediate between the Organizing Committee and the local artists and organizations. Every individual artist or group of artists from East Africa can participate to EASTAFAB 2019, and there is no participation fee to pay; artists from regions other than East Africa can also participate in the Biennale free of charge. Once the East African applicants have been notified that their applications have been accepted, they should drop their works to the designated local EASTAFAB National Committee for shipping to EASTAFAB, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. Artists from out of East Africa who have been approved will have to ship their artworks by their own means directly or via their intermediates (Gallery, Embassy etc.) to the ESTAFAB National Committee; ESTA FAB will be responsible to return the artworks to the artists or their intermediates. Each participant, whether an individual artist or group of artists, or gallery, will have to fill a participation form providing all necessary information in English or Kiswahili about himself/herself and the artworks proposed to EASTAFAB, and send it by normal post, e-mail or fax not later than June 30th, 2019. A copyright release is part of the application form. The approved artworks should be sent by the participant himself/herself directly to the designated local EASTAFAB National Committee not later than July 31st, 2019; prior to sending the approved artworks, contact should be taken with EASTAFAB as to the best mode to send the artworks. It is the editorial decision of the Organizing Committee to assess, which artworks are suitable for the Catalogue, and this depends on the space made available.

 

At the end of the EASTAFAB exhibition, the unsold artworks will be returned to the artists by the Organizing Committee in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, via the sub-committees in the other East African countries, for their final restitution to the respective artists. Artists will indicate in the application form if the artworks are for sale or not and if they are for sale indicate the price in TZS or USD at which artwork can be bought. The artists will get 80% of the sales of his/her artwork. The remaining 20% will be charged as the administrative cost. The Organizing Committee at the EASTAFAB cost will return the unsold artworks by participating artists from countries out of East Africa to the artists by all appropriate means and within a reasonable time.

 

 

 

 APPLICATION FORM:

EAST AFRICA ART BIENNALE 2019

East Africa Art Biennale Association

 Nafasi Art Space Eyasi Road, Mikocheni P.O BOX 23165 Dar Es Salaam,

TANZANIA

Phone: +255 768 222 011/+255 713 975 784

 

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The East Africa Art Biennale Association,

P.O. Box 35044,

Dar es Salaam-Tanzania.

Email: info@eastafab.org