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Open call for printmaking artist for collaboration!

November 7, 2016 / Open Call

AIR 3331 Artist Tonya Sweet: Open call for collaborating artist!

AIR 3331 artist-in-residence program welcomes creatives from diverse backgrounds to research, produce and exhibit at 3331 Arts Chiyoda. Artist-in-residence Tonya Sweet (New Zealand) is seeking an artist collaborator as follows:

Project name: "Disaster Survival Kit: Cross-Cultural Assemblies Along the Ring of Fire"

Junior-level printmaking artist needed for the production of contemporary one-colour prints on a variety of materials including paper and wood.

The project will focus on the creation of images with a focus on the Japanese "Namazu" and tsunami-related imagery. The images produced will be applied to multi-material works on the topic of cultural narratives related mythologies about earthquakes and tsunamis. Artists are welcome to use contemporary approaches in depicting traditional images.

Completed works to be exhibited in Tokyo and in New Zealand.

Project outline: download here

Tonya Sweet artist webpage: here

Requirements:
・ General experience in printmaking (screen-printing or woodcut printing)
・ University students welcome to apply
・ Must have access to necessary equipment (unavailable at 3331 Arts Chiyoda)
・ English required (conversational level)

Period: February 8-15, 2017
・ Printmaker artist must be able to contribute approximately 15-30 hours over a one-week period.

Compensation: Determined by Tonya Sweet based on experience and availability.

How to apply:
Email subject line "Tokyo screen print collaboration" to tonya.sweet(at)vuw.ac.nz
Applicants should include a link to a portfolio of relevant work, and should confirm their availability for February 8-15, 2017.

Application deadline: November 30, 2016

*This open call is organized independently by Tonya Sweet. For inquiries, please contact Tonya Sweet at tonya.sweet(at)vuw.ac.nz

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