Eleventh annual exhibition season of Gallery Grad will be traditionally formed through an open call for artists, artistic groups and curators who want to present both solo and group exhibitions in Cultural Centre Grad. The open call application period lasts from 20 May to 20 September 2019, while the annual season will last from February 2020 to February 2021.

Terms and conditions of the Open call remain unchanged this year – The International Jury of Gallery Grad will be selecting and judging all the valid applications after the open call ends. Memebers of The International Jury remain the same: Melissa E. Logan, Imelda Ramović, Davor Bruketa, Zvezdana Stojmirović, Monika Lang, Ljudmila Stratimirović i Aleksandar Stojanović, and will be selecting ten to thirteen projects for the season.

Selection criteria is based on the contemporary expression, critical and socially engaged approach to art and importance of explored themes. Jury will particularly focus on young and emerging artists, as Cultural Centre Grad traditionally offers a chance for them to debut on the Belgrade art scene. This year the focus goes towards to projects involving untraditional methods and mediums of creation, as well as interactive and participative communication with the audience.

All visual arts project selected by the Jury receive a two week exhibition term, techical assistance for building the exhibition, design and printing of catalogues and posters, as well as PR services of Grad’s team. All applied art/ design projects receive the same, with the exeption of shorter exhibition term of one week.

Application instructions:

Applicants should send one email to the adress konkurs@gradbeograd.eu with the subject Open call 2020, contening the following documentation:

– A short but concise project description, with the following visuals, reproductions and/or exhibition sketches (word or pdf format)

– If the applicant chooses to send the visuals separately, the files should be of medium resolution, sent either as separate attachments or as a word of pdf photo album.

– A short biography of the artist/ artistic group or curator

The Jury will not accept applications containing zipped or archived files.

Open call results will be published during November 2019, and latest until 1 December. The candidates will be contacted via email prior to results publishing.

Apply your project to Gallery Grad’s open call and be the part of the first annual exhibition season in the second decade of Cultural Centre Grad.