Flyer CALL 09
Cortesia Galeria Luis Adelantado
As a returning event in the Gallery, the show during the summer months will exhibit the work of the artists selected for the yearly International Call.
The participation in this 11th edition has been quite high with a total of 620 portfolios sent by artists from all over the globe, the majority being from the Americas and Europe.
For the final selection we have centered on the criteria's of internationalism, quality, professionalism and not least originality, which have nothing to do with nationalities, genders or styles.
Since the beginning, the Call was born with the firm commitment to promote and to support the artistic creation, and to promote all those new media of which our contemporaneousness consists.
Through this contest, what interests us, is to get in touch with the youngest sector on the international art scene, and to give them the opportunity to develop their work in a professional environment. At the same time it is an opportunity for the Gallery to get to know by firsthand what is developing in most contemporary art.
And last, this collaboration creates a line of work with new artists that might end up forming part of the artists of the Gallery.
The 14 participants selected for the 11th edition are:
IVÁN ARGOTE (Colombia)
EMI AVORA (Greece)
ALEJANDRO GARCÍA (Mexico)
CONNY KUILBOER (Holland)
KAJA H. LEIJON (Norway)
JASON MADDOCK (USA)
MIGUEL ÁNGEL MADRIGAL (Mexico)
ROBERTO MARQUÉZ (Puerto Rico)
ESTEBAN QUIÑONES (Puerto Rico)
EMILIO VALDÉS (Mexico)
OMAR VELÁSQUEZ (Puerto Rico)
JOSÉ LUIS VIÑAS (Spain)
EUNJU YOO (South Korea)
DAVIDE ZUCCO (Italy)
The disciplines' presented includes a variety of techniques, from video performance (Iván Argote y Eunju Yoo), to painting (Emi Avora, Davide Zucco, Roberto Marquéz); sculpture (Conny Kuilboer, Miguel Ángel Madrigal & José Luis Viñas, Omar Velásquez, Esteban Quiñones); film recording (Kaja H. Leijon); instalation(Alejandro García); drawing, (Emilio Valdés) and documental photography(Jason Maddock).
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR YOUNG ARTISTS Press Release as pdf-File