International printmaking exposium
GRAPHICALL announces its 1st juried exhibition devoted to prints. This year we welcome applications from all over the globe bringing together a diverse representation of the print world today.
In December 2016 GRAPHICALL will exhibit Dutch and International artists working in the medium of printmaking alongside a series of workshops and a symposium hosting guest speakers from the field of contemporary printmaking. With this initiative we promote a discussion on what printmaking is today and encourage a reconsideration of the graphic mediums as versatile and multifaceted.
Submissions of a range of print-related media amongst which work on paper 2D, 3D, animation, installation were accepted, gathering the most diverse and interesting print collection in the Netherlands.
GRAPHICALL will be hosted by 4bid gallery situated in the multimedia cultural centre OT301, Amsterdam. Inaugurated this year in December GRAPHICALL strives to manifest itself as a key event for printmakers, unmissable in the arts calendar. It will run over a long weekend (December 8th to 11th) that includes the Exhibition Vernissage with introduction speech by initiator and project coordinator Irina Baldini, talks by guest artist speakers about Printmaking techniques and the way these are applied in their work, workshops led by practising specialists accessible to experienced and inexperienced, advice sessions (one-to-one 45 minutes consultations with our panelists), Exhibition Finissage with presentation of the GRAPHICatalogue 2016, a publication collecting the documentation of the festival, featuring the exhibiting artists and illustrating the symposium topics.
During the festival the panel of jurists will hold public talks on the following topics: cyanotype printing, etching, monotype ..
GRAPHICALL will host workshops in various printing techniques. To participate to one or more of the workshops sign up before October 10th 2016 specifying which day you would like to attend. Each workshop is based on a donation between 25€ and 40€, concessions available upon agreement.
A detailed schedule of the workshops will be published on this website.
The 1st GRAPHICALL International Printmaking exposium will take place from December 8th to 11th 2016