Artiade

Intention of the ARTIADE


The ARTIADE is an international art exhibition, which is designed to creates new avenues for artistic expression outside the established routes, in order to encourage artists who might otherwise remain undiscovered, also to document contemporary society for posterity through the means of artistic ende avour.

The main criterion for selection will be the artists uniqueness of expression, rather than any current international trends in art. But also reflecting the multitude of the artist who comming from the different countries. The ARTIADE represents these nations intellectual and spiritual aspects in the form of art, conveying the collective of human society andthus communicating cultural identity. It enhances dialog between cultures, which is important especially in today`s world.

Thus the ARTIADE team and the founder decided for this City, to accomplish the expectations and wishes of an attractive venue.

”It is the artist works that tell us about life in the countries from which they come…”

Gerhard Mack – ART Magazine Germany.

Aim

  • Document peaceful meetings between nations and enhance dialogue between cultures, especially important in today‘s world
  • Reflect the diversity of cultures and make art directly accessible
  • To all – not just those are already ‘in the know‘
  • Create new avenues for artistic expression outside the established routes
  • Encourage artists who might otherwise remain undiscovered
  • Show the world their skill and artistry
  • Create an international meeting place for artists and art-lovers
  • Document contemporary art for posterity, through the means of artistic endeavour.

Categories

Paintings, sculpture, installations, photography, video art and concept Art.

For the upcoming ARTIADE, one more category will be added: that of ‘Concept Art’.During the last two decades, a trend has developed in the arts towards the newmedia. This trend has arisen parallel to the sector of contemporary art, and isdominated by the upsurge of computer technology. So-called ‘digital painting artists’differ from visual artists with regards to their technical ability.“My endeavor is to establish these new trends as an art form in the scope ofcontemporary art. Concept artists from this field and from all over the world will beable to exhibit their works in the framework of the ARTIADE.”Quote Founder, Renate Westhoff

Application

If you like to apply, please fill out the form which is provide at apply.

Selection process

A jury will decide on the artists who will participate in the ARTIADE. The main criterion for selection will be the artists uniqueness of expression. Artists chosen by this jury will not be bound to any international trends, but will express the one qualities of their particular cultures. This is meant to deepen our knowledge of each other and our comprehension of the manyfold nature of the community of peoples.

Why Barcelona

The organizers of the ARTIADE have chosen the city of Barcelona because of it sense for beauty, art, and free spirit. This city has always fascinated artists, and is a magnet for the art world. There are many prominent examples they have left their marks.

Announcement of the Jurymembers

The composition of the jury will be announced in March 2019. More information you will find at Time tabel below.

Jury selection

A jury will decide on which artists will participate in the ARTIADE. The main criterion for selection will be the artists uniqueness of expression. Artists chosen by this jury will not be bound to any international trends, but will express the qualities of their particular cultures.This is meant to deepen our knowledge of each other and our comprehension of the manifold nature of the community of peoples.

In which cycle does it take place?

ARTIADE is held every two years in diffrent cities. Hereby the art event will reach a broader public and the artists are more inspired.

Time table Barcelona 2020

The announcement process starts on November 1, 2018, and ends on April 31, 2019.April – August 2019 editing structure of the announcement, preparation work for the jury meeting. Selection of the artists / Jury meeting September to Oktober, 2019. Pressconference December 2019. Preparation work until the opening of the ARTIADE onFebruary 20, 2020 in Barcelona.

Next Chosen City in 2022

The selection of the venue for 2022 will be announced on May, 2019. You will find thisinformation on the ARTIADE website and in the media.