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The 15th China Changchun (Zhongdong Group) International Sculpture Symposium


Calls for Sculptors

Changchun is now inviting sculptors for the 15th China Changchun (Zhongdong Group) International Sculpture Symposium.

Host: Changchun Municipal People’s Government, China

Co-organizer: Changchun Urban Sculpture Institute, The Fine Art College of Northeast Normal University, Jilin College of the Arts

Place: Changchun, China

Theme: Joy·Life·Future

Background: By the year of 2013, Changchun has successfully held 14 sessions of international sculpture symposium, which had resulted in broad influence in the international sculpture field. This year, the sculpture symposium will be funded by Changchun Zhongdong Group, which was established in 1984 and now has become a collective corporation engaged in the development and lease of commercial real estate, pharmaceutical products supply, financial services, and property management. Its mission is to create a new life style for the public.

Purposes: By organizing such a sculpture symposium, Changchun hopes to popularize sculpture art, improve citizen’s culture cultivation, create artistic atmosphere and further promote local culture prosperity. The sculpture symposium will definitely become a platform for international exchange of art and culture.

First step: call for submitting sculpture proposals

1. At least three original proposals, which are requested to reflect the symposium's theme “Joy· Life · Future”, bright in color, modern and fashionable in style, novel in concept, full of vitality, and coordinate with the commercial environment. Decorative, interesting, interactive and innovative works are highly appreciated. New materials are encouraged. The size could fall to the following three scales, 3-3.5m. 1.5-2m, and 0.8-1.3m. Group sculptures are also encouraged.

2. Registration form and enclose your passport photo, your recent daily photo and your resume. Your sculpture portfolio is also appreciated.

All the applicant proposals will be carefully reviewed by the Organizing Committee, extensively evaluated by the public and finally appraised by celebrated masters. If any sculptor’s proposal gets accepted, he or she will receive an official invitation from Changchun for creating it on site from early July 22 to September 5, 2014.

The deadline of sculptures collection is May 10,2014.

The accepted sculptors will be provided with:

1. An allowance of US $3000, free accommodation in Changchun.

2. Assistant and interpreter

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The Organizing Committee

Attachment1. The Registration Form