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Sziget Festival 2019 - The Island of Freedom

Ontwerp iets buitengewoons, spectaculairs en grappigs. Iets waar niemand aan voorbij kan gaan zonder het op te merken. Ontwerp een sculptuur, installatie, decoratie of functionele tool die als aanvulling dient op de geweldige Sziget-sfeer! Het dient zowel charmant als impulsief te zijn, zodat de Szitizens op het eiland versteld staan van de energie van jouw kunst. Zorg ervoor dat het in ware harmonie is met de kernwaarden van Sziget en natuurlijk milieuvriendelijkheid.

We steunen de meest creatieve, spectaculaire en visionaire ideeën,
die ook kosteneffectief zijn en lange tijd meegaan.

Over de inschrijving:

De Art of Freedom inschrijving is voor de zesde keer op rij geopend door Sziget Cultural Management Ltd., met de missie om lokale en buitenlandse artiesten te ondersteunen en een platform te bieden voor de installaties op Sziget.

Het doel van Sziget is ook om het festival tot een aantrekkelijkere ervaring te maken voor de bezoekers. Dit door middel van het creëren van spectaculaire en inspirerende werken, die de ruimte een stem geven, de wereld helpen vooruit te denken en van de aarde een betere plek te maken.

Het thema:

Als onderdeel van de “Love Revolution campagne”, verwachten we dat de kunstconcepten aansluiten op de volgende termen:

love revolution!

We zijn allemaal anders: we komen uit verschillende delen van de wereld, spreken verschillende talen, hangen verschillende religies aan, hebben verschillende huidskleuren en kennen verschillende interesses, voorkeuren en prioriteiten. Maar wanneer we samenkomen, is onze diversiteit juist dat wat ons kan verenigen en ons samen de kracht geeft onze omgeving te veranderen.

De community van Sziget Festival, de internationale familie van Szitizens afkomstig uit meer dan 100 landen, verkondigt de “Love Revolution”. Een revolutie die de kracht van onze community, geleid door liefde, gebruikt om goede doelen te steunen die van onze planeet een betere plek willen maken. Met de Love Revolution streven we naar:

  • Een omgeving waarin niemand gediscrimineerd of beledigd wordt op basis van zijn of haar huidskleur, geloofsovertuiging of seksuele identiteit,
  • Het respecteren van mensenrechten, ongeacht iemands afkomst.

 

Verder in het Engels

Who can apply:

  • Artists, artistic groups
  • Beginners, sympathizers, amateurs, professionals

It is required for the applicant be eligible for contract and invoice release.

Categories:

  • Artistic / decorative outdoor installations, sculptures
  • Functional design objects:
    • Decoration: separating panels, fences, stage decorations, shades, decoration lights
    • Resting tools: seating installations for enjoying food, for relaxing, for recharging, community spaces
    • Functional buildings: ticket booths, toilets, shower facilities, garbage, fence covering decoration
    • Designs that add life to infrastructure, objects, direction indicating system, water blocks, toilet paper holder, trashcan stand designs, designs to unite catering facilities
    • Gates (camping, entrance of stages)
    • Symbols (Signs with Sziget’s main messages, for ex: Love Revolution)
    • Backstage decorations
    • Plant designs
  • Other freely designed artworks

Applicants can apply in more than one category with multiple plans, but they should all comply with the terms and conditions of the tender.

Winning projects:

  • The projects selected will receive money to cover the expenses of the project.
  • Keep in mind, that the project should have a detailed budget in the application that cannot be modified later on.
  • The amount will be paid after signing a contract and receiving an invoice.
  • The overall budget of the tender is 100.000 EUR. Our goal is to have as many winning entries as possible from this amount to decorate Sziget.

Basic concepts when applying:

  • Make it unique and spectacular and memorable
  • Your concept should represent the spirit of the Island of Freedom
  • Works submitted should be your idea. No plagiarism, please!
  • Think green! In 2019 Sziget continues to aim for an energy-saving and green path, so when designing, stay environmentally-friendly and use natural or recycled materials! During the selection process, such artworks will be preferred
  • Be politically and ideologically neutral, the appearance of the work shouldn't violate any laws, hurt others feelings or personality rights
  • Works should be festival and weather-resistant as they will be outside for 10 days
  • Works should not be dangerous
  • Works that don’t require digging (for stabilization) are preferred and are stable statically in all means
  • We prefer works that can be easily transported and (dis)assembled, practically stored and that could be re-installed in the future multiple times, at least for 3 years
  • The works applied will be filtered continuously and the winners can only attend the festival if a mutual agreement was made and the details were signed in a contract

How to submit your application?

Follow instructions on the website and send in all your application material by February 15, 2019:

  • Name of artwork (it will appear at the festival under this name)
  • Short introduction with the following information: Artists or group of artists full names (we will communicate the names you submit here), date of birth, phone number, email address. In case you are a team of artists please give us 1 main contact that we can keep in touch with regarding the tender.
  • Visuals (1-5 pictures, jpg format, the longer side max. 1024px, max. 5 MB)
  • Detailed yet short concept description (in Word), max. 150 words, which also contains a brief description of the solution plan and implementation.
  • Detailed cost plan (word / excel), which includes all costs incurred in connection with the artwork, net of VAT, without VAT. This includes, for example, costs associated with the creation of artwork, any permissions (static, fire protection, etc.), transportation, installation, operation (during the festival the creator is responsible for preserving the artwork) and storage outside the festival. The net amount calculated in the application form can not be modified later on.
  • Be sure to specify the technical requirements (eg. electricity, water, etc.) needed for the creation of the artwork, if there is anything you may need separately from Sziget be sure to mark it (we will discuss these with winning tenders separately).
  • Materials, tools, and labor required for the implementation of the installation and any permits required must be provided by the applicant.
  • A declaration that the created artwork or plan is a product of your own intellectual property or you have the rights to use the work. If you need special permissions for implementation, you need to get it yourself.
  • We are not able to process any works that do not meet the specifications requirements!
  • The artoffreedom@sziget.hu (Email subject: AOF2019 - Title of the work - Creator name) for any questions about the application email us.
 

De inschrijvingen zijn gesloten.
We hebben veel projecten binnengekregen. Super bedankt! We nemen binnenkort met iedereen contact op.

Deadlines:

Deadline for application: February 15, 2019

Judging: March 2019

Results (first round): after March 16, 2019

Personal consultation (second round with the winning applicants): April - May 2019

Contract signing: May – June 2019

Construction at the festival: August 5, 2019

Festival: August 7-13, 2019

Dismantle: August 14, 2019

What does Sziget offer?

Artists will receive a festival pass to install, maintain (secure) and dismantle the work. If necessary we will provide the artist with a deposit on the account of the tender value. In addition, the exact location of the installation will be decided together.

When putting together your application:

  • Precisely consider and list all technical needs, also if you have any question regarding the location of the finalized work.
  • Consider lightning protection in case your work is taller than 8 meters.
  • When designing your project and during the implementation process, you need to fulfill all relevant statutory provisions and other laws.
  • Make sure your budget is calculated in the net amount and it should include all costs as there is no chance for modification later on.
  • Keep track of deadlines as we cannot accept any works of art after the dates have passed
  • Be aware that chosen installations will need continuous operating and maintaining staff on site for the duration of the festival, who can fix any breaks or other problems (necessary entry tickets are provided by Sziget).
  • Installations should be kept in their original state and it’s the applicant's task to supervise this.
  • There is a possibility for longer building periods with earlier starting dates. Please let us know in the application if you need this.

Other:

All personal data and documents will be handled by the Organizer, confidentially, in accordance with the operative laws. Furthermore, the Organizer reserves the right to document and rearrange incoming applications and use them for communicational purposes of events of Sziget Cultural Management Ltd. in the future free of charge. In any case the installations of the winning projects would be displayed anywhere else than Sziget (anywhere outside the festivals organized by Sziget Cultural Management Ltd.) an approval of Sziget Cultural Management is needed.

In case the ready installations cause any accident or any harm at any events of Sziget Cultural Management Ltd. during their normal use, the applicant will be held responsible.

Sziget Ltd. does not store installations and does not transport it on the first dismantling day of the festival. A separate agreement will be made if the installation will be re-used.

 

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