Call for entries
Deadline: 14 April 2013

Call for Art in public space

We welcome professional artists and artist groups to submit a proposal for a two dimensional artwork (size 16 m x 2.15 m) which will be publicly displayed in trainstatino in Zurich’s (Switzerland) new business district.
We are looking for artists who work with the topics urbanity, society, Global- and Glokalisation … The display in the public area can also be a window that offers connections and associations of different sorts.

Deadline 14. April 2013
Artist’s fee 1000USD
http://17zwei.ch

Application guideline:
Applications must be submitted in English or German.
Each applicant may submit only one concept.
> The application should include:
– Contact information of the artist (including: name, surname, postal address, e-mail address, phone number).
– A curriculum vitae, no longer than 1A4 page as a PDF
– An artist portfolio with works no older than five years.
– A project proposal (which can be a description of max. 300 – 500 words and a visual sketch with the correct proporitons of the tarp (16 x 2.15))
Please submit your complete application as 1 PDF by e-mail until 14. April 2013 to call@17zwei.ch
(please note, only complete applications will be considered).

The application process:
Once the deadline has passed, a jury will select 4-6 works. The selected artists will receive an artist’s fee of 1000 CHF. In addition to the artist’s fee we offer to cover the travel expenses to Zurich to the opening of the artwork (there is no cash alternative for trip costs). Each piece will be displayed for minimum of 4 weeks.
Please note that the artwork will be printed on a 16 x 2.15 meter truck tarp. The truck tarp print will become part of the Deutsche Bank art collection after the public displaying period.
If your work gets selected you will be informed of the dates your work will be on display. The decision of the jury will be mailed out to all participants at the end of April.
The project is funded by Deutsche Bank and ZHdK.