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HOW CAN I PARTICIPATE? Downloading the calls

The registration form must be downloaded, filled out, printed and signed, then scanned and sent to the following e-mail: granformatobienalmadrid2019@gmail.com. The subject line must read: LARGE FORMAT TEXTILE ART-INDOORS. Attach two color images of the artwork: one of the complete artwork and one detail, with a neutral background, 300 dpi (with 21.5 cm or 8.5 inch base,) in JPEG or TIFF format. (KEEP IN MIND THAT THE IMAGES SENT WILL BE USED FOR JUDGING AND THE CATALOGUE).

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The registration form must be downloaded, filled out, printed and signed, then scanned and sent to the following e-mail: granformatobienalmadrid2019@gmail.com. The subject line must read: LARGE FORMAT TEXTILE ART-OUTDOORS. Attach two color images of the artwork: one of the complete artwork and one detail, with a neutral background, 300 dpi (with 21.5 cm or 8.5 inch base,) in JPEG or TIFF format. (KEEP IN MIND THAT THE IMAGES SENT WILL BE USED FOR JUDGING AND THE CATALOGUE).

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The registration form must be downloaded, filled out, printed and signed, then scanned and sent to the following e-mail: pequenoformatobienalmadrid2019@gmail.com. The subject line must read: SMALL FORMAT TEXTILE ART. Attach two color images of the artwork: one of the complete artwork and one detail, with a neutral background, 300 dpi (with 21.5 cm or 8.5 inch base,) in JPEG or TIFF format. (KEEP IN MIND THAT THE IMAGES SENT WILL BE USED FOR JUDGING AND THE CATALOGUE).

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The registration form must be downloaded, filled out, printed and signed, then scanned and sent to the following e-mail: fotografiabienalmadrid2019@gmail.com. The subject line must read PHOTOGRAPHY TEXTILE IMAGE. Attach one image (in color) of the artwork, with a neutral background, 300 dpi (with 21.5 cm or 8.5 inch base), in JPEG or TIFF format. (KEEP IN MIND THAT THE IMAGES SENT WILL BE USED FOR JUDGING AND THE CATALOGUE).

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The registration form must be downloaded, filled out, printed and signed, then scanned and sent to the following e-mail: videoartebienalmadrid2019@gmail.com. The subject line must read VIDEO TEXTILE ART. Attach one color images of the artwork image and the video archive: 300 dpi (with 21.5 cm or 8.5 inch base,) in JPEG or TIFF format. (KEEP IN MIND THAT THE IMAGES SENT WILL BE USED FOR THE CATALOGUE)

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SCHEDULE Complete calendar

DATES BIENNIAL CALENDAR
March 24/2019 Deadline for sending in the registration form, artwork photos, and proof of payment
May 24/2019 Publication of selected artworks by the Jury
July 28/2019 Deadline for reception of selected artworks
September 17/2019 Inauguration 8th WTA Biennial
November 3/2019 Closure 8th WTA Biennial
2020 Return of artworks

ATTENTION DISCOUNTS
for participation

Upon registering 2 works: 2nd discount applicable 20%

With registration of 3 works: 2nd and 3rd applicable discount of 30%

For any information about the biennial you can contact this email address: convocatoriabienalmadrid2019@gmail.com o wta.bienalmadrid2019@gmail.com

The artists participating in the different competitions will be selected by a jury of high trajectory and recognized national and international prestige.


Jury 8th Biennial Contemporary Textile Art WTA Madrid 2019


Large Format (indoors)

  • Velta Raudzepa:  Director and curator of the Riga Textile Triennial, Head of Collections of the National Museum of Art LNM and Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in Riga, Latvia.
  • Marta Kowalewska:  Lead Curator and Head of the Department of Textiles of the Central Museum of Textiles in Łódź, Poland.
  • Tania Pardo:  Head of the Exhibitions Department of La Casa Encendida and Curator, Spain.

Large Format (outdoors)

  • Kinor Jiang: Textile Creator, Professor at Institute of Textiles & Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University of Hong Kong and curator of the “New Beat” Exhibition, Hong Kong.
  • Keiko Kawashima: Director of Gallery Gallery/ Kyoto International Contemporary Textile Art Center (KICTAC), Kyoto. Japan
  • Maribel Doménech:  Docent in Sculpture at the Universitat Politécnica of Valencia,Spain.

Small Format

  • Silvia Fedorova:  Textile artist and Curator of the International Exhibition of Miniature Textiles, Association of Slovak Textile Artists TXT and Galería X, Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • Andrea Fisher: Artist, President of Chile Crea Textil, Cultural manager, Tutor, Curator and Juror, Cultural promoter, Chile.
  • Sofía Rodríguez Bernis: Director of the Museum of Decorative Arts of Madrid, Spain.

Video Textile Art

  • Clara Garavelli: Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, coordinator of the Spanish Department of Leicester University, specialist in Visual Arts and Cinema, and Juror of the Bienal del Sur, Argentina.
  • Susi Blas: Historian of Contemporary Art, specialized in audiovisual production and Curator. Editor Metrópolis (TVE2) Spain.
  • Marisol Salanova:  Art Critic and exhibitions curator, Spain.

Textile Photography

  • Eva Sobán:  Textile artist, Textile teacher, Cultural manager, and curator, Brazil.
  • María José Magañas:  President of the Association Mujeres en las Artes Visuales MAV (Women in the Visual Arts) and Chair of Visual Arts of the Instituto Cervantes Madrid, Spain.
  • Carmen Dalmau: Director of Galería Cero, Curator specialized in contemporary photography, Professor of History of Art and Aesthetics in the Masters’ of Photography Program EFTI, Spain.

VERY IMPORTANT ATTENTION

The place of reception of all the artworks is: MARESA

Sierra Morena, 21, 28830, San Fernando de Henares (Madrid)

http://www.maresa.es/site/index.asp

Phone +34 91 6781 630

For Customs broker Antonio Piedras. Maresa.