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Date:    Thu, May 18, 2006 7:24 pm



Limit Date: 31st May 2006
Director: Jorge D&iacute;ez
Curator: Juan Antonio &Aacute;lvarez Reyes
Coordinators: RMS La Asociaci&oacute;n

For more information:

After the wide reception of its three previous editions, the program of
public art MADRID ABIERTO opens its call for proposals for 2007. The
program will produce a series of interventions of ephemeral or temporary
character in the center of Madrid that will be selected among the
submissions received from these international opened call. For the first
time, we include a specific call for sound works and audio-visual works.


1. 	The aim of this summon is to select for realization a maximum of ten
artistic projects of temporary or short-term/ephemeral character,
including two specific projects for the buildings of the Casa de
Am&eacute;rica and the C&iacute;rculo de Bellas Artes (images of both
fa&ccedil;ades in ), which will join Madrid
Abierto together with other invited projects and with sonorous and
audio-visual works selected for its emission for Radio 3 and for the
circuit of the underground channel, Canal Metro

2. 	The interventions will develop in Madrid, coinciding with ARCO, in
February 2007 inside the axes of the Paseo de La Castellana ? Paseo del
Prado boulevard and Puerta de Alcal&aacute; ? Gran V&iacute;a street.

3.	You may submit individual or group projects (for group projects you
must name a representative). This call is open to artists of any

4. A) Each project must include:
?Curriculum Vitae of no more than 2.000 characters and a photocopy of
passport or an equivalent document of the author or authors of the

?Description of the project with an extension not superior to 4.000

?A maximum of six outlines or images of the project in jpg format with a
maximum resolution of 72 ppp.

?Description of the assembly system and technical requirements.

?Approximate and itemized budget, including details of the concepts which
may be able to be self-financed.

?Each file have to be compatible with PC. The files that are sent from a
MACINTOSH have to have the corresponding extension (doc, xls, pdf, jpg,

?In case of not receiving all the information previously detailed the
project will be dismissed.

?Maximum funding for each selected project is 12.000 euros, including the
travel expenses, housing, production, transport and assembly, author or
authors fees (maximum of 2.000 Euros) and all applicable taxes.

B) The sonorous and audio-visual works must include:
?Curriculum Vitae of no more than 2.000 characters and a photocopy of
passport or an equivalent document of the author or authors? of the

?Description of the project with an extension not superior to 4.000

?The audio-visual works for the circuit of the underground channel (Canal
Metro) will have a maximum of 2 minutes duration, and can be sent in any
digital format (AVI, MOV, WMW, SWF) for the selection process. The works
selected by the jury should be sent on format DVD, miniDV, Betacam SP or
VCPRO.  The sonorous works will be broadcasted in Radio 3, will have a
maximum of 10 minutes duration and should be send in CD format.

?The selected works will receive 600 Euros and a copy of the master will
be part of Madrid Abierto&acute;s public file, with a web location in, previous agreement with the authors.

5. Projects should be sent by e-mail to:,
before the 31st of May, 2006 (or by standard post to: Fundaci&oacute;n
Altadis-Madrid Abierto, calle Barquillo, n&ordm; 7, 28004 Madrid, Spain).

6.	The commission of selection, presided by the programme director Jorge
D&iacute;ez, it will be integrated by: Juan Antonio &Aacute;lvarez Reyes
(Madrid Abierto 2007 curator), Cecilia Andersson, Guillaume Desanges and
Ramon Parramon. Casa de Am&eacute;rica and C&iacute;rculo de Bellas Artes
will designate a representative for the selection of the project that will
shelter every institution.

The commission will choose a maximum of ten projects, evaluating the
quality and viability of the proposals, as well as the total reversibility
of the projects. As we are dealing with projects that will occupy public
areas, it will be essential to obtain the corresponding authorisation from
the municipal authorities for their installation, that will be managed by
Madrid Abierto.

If the selected projects make any use of third party images, the artists
must provide the express authorisation of the owners of these images for
their use in the project.

7.	Madrid Abierto reserves the right of publication and reproduction of
the selected projects for all case relating to the promotion of the
programme, and shall incorporate all generated documentation into its
documentary resources and public archives. The projects and works selected
shall be the property of the authors and the promoting institutions shall
have a preferential right to their possible purchase.

8. Participation in this call implies total acceptance of the rules.

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