:::::::1st LAND ART BIENNIAL MONGOLIA::::::OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS::::::::::
In August 2007 the 1st international Mongolian Land Art Biennial will be held in the central Gobi near Bor Undur. Mongolian artists and artists from other countries are invited to enjoy the experience of realizing a project in the very special location of the Gobi.The area offers a rich opportunity of the Mongolian landscape. Near the residence there are several springs, mountains, and stone deserts. During The summer theland is green with many plants and flowers. Around the former Hotel, were the artists live, the landscape offers its pure vastness and original taste.
A number of 8 international artists will be invited for a work residency. During the residency in August 2007artists have the opportunity to realize a land art work. Artists are asked to use natural materials out of the area. If special materials are neededa request for the materials should be done in advance.
A final documentary exhibition including a catalogue and a according Symposium will present images of the realized works in the Union of Mongolian ArtistsGallery in Ulaanbaatar.
Artists who want to apply should send a clear proposal with a brief description of their work plan.
Interested artists are invited to submit the following by way of Application:
-Personal information, contact address, email, web site
-A current CV
- Documentation of work, up to 10 jpgs
-General Statement by the Artist on their own Work Practice.
-Typed 1 page proposal on approach to residency
Deadline for submissions is the 20th of January 2007