The Candiani cultural centre – Venezia-Mestre – and the "Matite in viaggio" cultural Association organise the 7th edition of the exhibition. "MATITE IN VIAGGIO – CARNETS, DISEGNI, PAROLE". The exhibition aims at promoting the culture of journey and the art of recording its experience, by drawings and words.
The event will take place at the "Candiani" Cultural centre in Venezia-Mestre, on October 2017 on the days: 06, 07, 08 from 10.00am to 7.00pm and on the days: 11,12,13,14,15 / 18,19,20,21,22, from 4.00pm to 8.00pm.
Following the previous editions, the general-theme section is dedicated to the notebooks that narrate the journey, through drawings and words.
Each author can participate with works in complete freedom of style and technique.
When travelling means meeting the shapes and colors of people, of their cloths and their ornaments.
The participation is free, and open to all authors aged 18 and older: they will be selected among applicants who have made request according to the following instructions:
The authors can apply for participating to the general theme section (point 1) and/or to one or both special sections (points 2.1 and 2.2).
Each selected author, should display his works (notebooks or single drawings): Carnets, drawings and words, that narrate the ways run by visiting near and far places, and meeting people.
Drawings have to be presented in original. Copies are accepted only if coming from pages of a notebook shown in original. All copies have to be of high quality. Bad quality copies may not be admitted at the exposition.
We encourage the authors to support the drawings with written notes, comments or short printed texts, taken from the same carnets.
Registrations have to be sent by May 15th, 2017:
by sending the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
All pictures have to be mailed in jpg form with good resolution.
The pictures mailed in the application, have to be included among the ones chosen for the exhibition.
All works exposed in previous editions of the exhibition “Matite in Viaggio” will not be accepted.
The drawings of the general theme should describe one or more trips. Single drawings, completely separated from each other can not be accepted in insidacabile decision of the MIV committee (see the following point).
All the documents received will be examined by a committee appointed by the Association “Matite in Viaggio”.
The Committee will choose the authors admitted to the exposition.
The judgment of the Committee is final and the participants accept it as they decide to make request of participation.
Works already exposed in previous editions of “Matite In Viaggio” won’t be accepted.
The Committee will choose (among the pictures arrived) the picture to be used as the official image of the exhibition (poster, catalogue cover, flyers etc.).
The author of the picture chosen as the official image of the exhibition will be asked to mail it again in the requested resolution. to the email address: email@example.com.
In order to be used in advertising materials for the exhibition, it may be necessary to adapt the selected image to the different forms and dimensions requested. Texts, dates and any other communication connected with the event, can be put beside the image itself.
All the above uses are covered by the acquittance subscribed.
Expedition charges and eventual assurance of the works have to be provided by the participants.
The answer about the admittance will be communicated by email to the authors within June 1st.
The selected authors will receive detailed information about the dimensions of the spaces reserved in the exposition.
The materials must arrive by august 31st to the following address.
PRESIDIO Centro Candiani piazzale Candiani n°7, 30174 Venezia-Mestre ITALIA. Tel +39 0412386125
The drawings or notebooks sent by mail, have to be sent without frame. Framed works can only be delivered directly from the owners who have the charge of taking them back at the end of the exibition.
Exceptional cases can be decided in agreament with the Organisation.
The setting up and the organisation of the exhibition are by “Matite In Viaggio”.
The exhibition spaces for each author can be on the wall, with a maximum space of 150 cm horizontally and 100 cm vertically, or in closed horizontal showcase with a maximum space for each author of 140 x 70 cm. The space reserved for the special sections is 100x100 cm. The arrangement of the works will be defined by the organisation according to their quantity and the available area.
The not framed drawings will be exposed in h=100xl=70cm panels prepared and fitted by the organisation.
The space allocation of the exposers will be defined by the organisation, depending on their number and the space needed.
The expositors are allowed to use one of the desks in the exhibition halls to show their works, to draw and talk to visitors.
Carnets published by the participants, will be sold inside the exibition halls, by a licensed shop, from outside the Association “Matite in Viaggio”. The carnets can be delivered only to this subject to be sold. The sales will have a deduction of 20% on the selling price. The Association “Matite in Viaggio” is not authorised to give any information about carnets sales. Any contact has to be taken with the curator of sales whose address will be notified to the authors in the letter of admission.
Each author allows “Matite In Viaggio” the reproduction and publishing rights of the images and the texts sent for the catalogue, the association archive, and any other communication connected with the exibition organisation.
Each author expressively authorises to process personal data transmitted also for including them in the database of the association. The participation in the event implies the knowledge and full acceptance of these rules.
While ensuring the utmost care and custody of the works, the Organisation disclaims any responsibility for any theft, fire, loss or damage of any kind, which may occur during all phases of the exhibition.
For any information write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To download the forms to fill out to expose at "Matite in Viaggio" click on the respective links below.