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2016 The 6th “Liu Kaiqu Award” International Sculpture Exhibition Contribution Invited
添加时间:2016/6/2 来源:中国雕塑学会

CONVERGENCE·FUSION 2016 The 6th “Liu Kaiqu Award” International Sculpture Exhibition Contribution Invited



A. Overview

a. Background

As the leading city of development and opening up of Wan river in An Hui Province and the significant economic growth pole, Wuhu is the core city about national construction of Yangtze river economic belt as well as construction of urban agglomeration in “rise of central China” strategy, the inter-provincial “NingHeWu” growing new triangle, “HeWuBang” independent innovate comprehensive experimental area in An Hui, and the construction of “WuMa” city circle made Wuhu had already become the innovate city and bright star of Wan river, which can be regarded as the advanced zone that undertook the eastern regional economic radiation and industrial transfer, it also led the economic development of external oriented cities.

China•Wuhu Liu Kaiqu Award International Sculpture Exhibition had already held five times successfully, the combination between public art and civic culture construction in Wuhu was successful, this combination showed the developmental path of public art in terms of the indication about city elegant demeanor, regional feature and spirit of period, it also explored the “Wuhu Model”, which should be regarded as the excellent case with regard to urban public art practice.Wuhugovernment treats the international sculpture exhibition as a significant basic platform, and the government continues to cooperate with China Sculpture Institute and China Academy of Art, then to construct the “One Hundred Year Sculpture” project, in order to makeWuhubecome the “Sculpture Garden City”, and also for the sake of introducing more excellent sculptures to citizens.

In contrast to previous themes of exhibitions, like“Beyond•Innovation”,“Humanity•Ecology”,“The Story of Wuhu”that focused on the contemporary development of sculpture ontology, the relationship among sculpture, contemporary humanity, ecology as well as construction of contemporary urban context, the theme of 6th exhibition is “Convergence • Fusion”, which focus on future, and also following the developmental progress of the era of Wuhu, innovate development of art is growing increasingly, this exhibition brings the brand-new cultural brand and lifestyle for this “Creative City, Happy City”.

b. Exhibition Theme

As the theme of this exhibition, “Convergence • Fusion” indicates the width and depth of sculpture exhibition, in terms of the perspective of width, “Convergence” indicates that works of Chinese and foreign contemporary sculptors were getting together in Wuhu Central Park, sculptors were communicating among each other, they manifested innovative notions of Wuhu citizens and indicated modern spiritual style of Wuhu; from the perspective of sculpture, “Fusion” indicates the excellent selection of artistic tradition from ancient time to modern time, these works will intensively indicate the deep thinkings of sculptors’ treatments about the questions of traditional and contemporary, east and west, time and space, personal language, public aesthetic and art ecology. “Convergence•Fusion” puts forwards the features of contemporary sculpture style and characters, also indicates charm of Wuhu from two aspects: communication between art and humanity, manifestation of spirit of the time, there is a connection among this exhibition and the construction of social target ofWuhunew lifestyle-“Innovation, Beautiful, Harmonious, Happy”.

“Convergence • Fusion” 2016 The 6th “Liu Kaiqu Award” International Sculpture Exhibition creates a perfect combination between landscape sculpture and existed environment, and it also consolidates the strategically advantageous position of artistic resources and brand advantage of Wuhu in a further way. This sculpture exhibition is the material carrier of city culture and history, its aesthetic value and ideological level are connected to civilization construction ofWuhu, it creates and leads the new lifestyle, and it will be the significant event and permanent sign of urban construction ofWuhu.

The development of economic, prosperous of culture and art, innovation of science and technology, the upgrading of industry create the flourishing development of Wuhu with the inheritance of civilization, and make this city to welcome the friends all over the world with the open attitude, to stimulate vitality during the process of developmental innovation, to realize the combination and victory in the shared lifestyle!

c. Form and scale of the exhibition

35 pieces of outdoor landscape sculpture works (size: about 4 meters)

d. Selection of Exhibition Works

The exhibition adopts both ways of open solicitation and special invitation, invites contribution globally.

B. Theme Activities

Section One: “Liu Kaiqu Award”

1. Prizes:

Gold Award      1                  250,000RMB (After-tax)

Silver Awards    2         180,000RMB (After-tax)

Bronze Awards   3                  120,000RMB (After-tax)

Jury Award         2     100,000 RMB (After-tax)

Excellence Award    22    80,000 RMB (After-tax)

Other:

Special Honor Award   5

Excellent Short Listed Art Works Award   35

2. CONVERGENCE•FUSION

2016 The 6th “Liu Kaiqu Award” International Sculpture Exhibition

Exhibition opening: January 15, 2017(Sunday)

Exhibition venueWuhuCentral Parkand Urban Area

Exhibition duration: All participating art works will be displayed permanently inWuhu

3. All listed art works will be included in the The 6th “Liu Kaiqu Award” International Sculpture Exhibition Art Works Catalogue. The exhibition organizing committee will give every listed artist one copy of the catalogue.

Section Two: Contribution invited

1. Solicitation Scope

All artists who identify with the theme and purpose of the exhibition and have the sculpture creation skills are qualified for participation, with no limitation of nationality, age and gender.

2. Form of the Art Works

All participating art works must be in the form of outdoor landscape sculpture, and the designed dimension should be about 4 meters.

3. Artworks Requirements

All exhibition works must be original and have not been showed in the public environment before; artists own the intellectual property rights of their own works; the concept of the work must have creativeness and uniqueness, aesthetics forms and artistic expression, as well as suitable for outdoor display; The art work should be practical, safe and permanent.

4. Collecting Details

(1) On-line registration and application. (If you can’t access the internet, please contact the committee office). All applicants must submit photo materials of one to three pieces of works to the committee and fill in the corresponding forms. Please find and download the required forms and material lists at: www.csin.org.cn, or go to the physical office of the 2016 “Liu Kaiqu Award” International Sculpture Exhibition Art Committee to complete the registration formalities. All required materials including the electronic registration form, exhibits project pictures, personal photo and a scanned copy of ID card (passport) must be sent to: wuhudiaosudasai@126.com before June 30, 2016. If more than one piece of work are submitted, please make sure that the pictures correspond to their descriptions clearly; installation works must have clear described assembling structures (all electronic pictures sent via email should be at least 300DPI). The registration form should be filled up without missing any item. English should be the language in use for oversea participants (except the ethnic Chinese). Late applications will not be accepted.

(2)The Art Committee will evaluate all the applications and make the selection before July 15, 2016. The final result will be announced on the official website of the 2016 “Liu Kaiqu Award” International Sculpture Exhibition: www.csin.org.cn. The art committee will send the invitation letter and exhibition agreement to the selected participants to specify the responsibility, right and obligation of the two parties. The selected participants should send the signed agreement along with a draft sculpture work (about 50 centimeters of its size) to the art committee before August 15, 2016 for the participation in the Excellent Artwork Exhibition. Exact time and venue for the exhibition will be decided by the agreement.

5. The Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

(1) The project and plan submitted by the participants must not violate and infringe upon the patent, copyright, trademark, defamation or any other legitimate right and interest of the third party.

(2)Any text, images, graphics, audio or video material appeared in the submitted art works and projects of the applicants are protected by copyright, trademark and all other proprietary legal rights. No information mentioned above shall be released to the public without the consent of the participant.

(3)The organizers of the exhibition reserve the right to publish the art works catalogue and the distribution of catalogue, as well as authorize the Wuhu Municipal Government the right of its usage in public welfare.

6. Publication:

Exhibition catalogue: all the listed artworks and some excellent artworks will be included in the exhibition catalogue. Content of the exhibition will cover exhibition introduction, academic articles, exhibition highlights, artist biography, and artwork descriptions.

Section Three: The Making of Art works

The 35 pieces award winning artworks are to be produced in the professional factory designated by the organizing committee. Figurative realistic sculptures should be exemplified by the artist him/herself. The making of the end product will be during August 22, 2016 to December 25, 2016. During this time, the artist must go to the factory and supervise the production process at least once. Accommodation will be provided by the Art Committee. Artists who fail to perform the supervision are considered to give up their right and qualification for the award voluntarily. The exhibition organizing committee will organize the supervision department to coordinate and supervise the manufacturing process.

Section Four:ChinaSculpture Art Forum

China Sculpture Art Forum is a grand sculpture art forum continually held by China Sculpture Institute. We will invite the participation of well-known experts, artists, collectors, directors of large art institutions and media from home and abroad to join us in the high quality academic seminars, lectures and receptions to enhance the academic quality of sculpture exhibitions, to expand the comprehensive influence of sculpture art in the field and to build the communication platform for academic exchange, high-end cooperation and promotion.

C.  Organization Structure

Organizers

China Sculpture Institute

ChinaAcademyof Art

WuhuMunicipal People''''''''''''''''s Government

The organizer will set up the “Liu Kaiqu Award” International Sculpture Exhibition organizing committee and the art committee.

1. “Liu Kaiqu Award” International Sculpture Exhibition organizing committee

Directors:

Zeng Chenggang   Vice president of Chinese Artists Association, President of China Sculpture Institute

Xu Jiang  Vice president of Chinese Artists Association, President of China Oil Painting Academy, President of China Academy of Art

Pan Zhaohui  Deputy secretary ofWuhumunicipal government, Mayor of Wuhu city

Deputy Directors:

Feng Kejin   Member of Standing Committee ofWuhuMunicipal Committee, Deputy Mayor

Duan Yujia   Member of Standing Committee ofWuhuMunicipal Committee, Head of Information Department

Sun Yuejin   Secretary General ofWuhuMunicipal Government

Secretary-General:

Wu Helin   Secretary-General of China Sculpture Institute

He Chen   Head of theWuhuConstruction Committee

Member:

Yu Xiaoping   Vice President of the Public Art Institute inChinaAcademyof Art

Tian Huafeng   Office Director of China Sculpture Institute

Li Jiagui   Director of Bureau of Finance ofWuhu

Zhang Min   Head ofWuhuCulture Committee

Hou Li   Head of Resident Aliens Bureau

Fang Guokun   Director of Bureau of Urban and Rural Planning ofWuhu

Cheng Yetao   Deputy Director of Security Bureau ofWuhu

Ma Xingqi   Deputy Head ofWuhuConstruction Committee

Han Xiaoping   Deputy director of Audit Bureau of Wuhu

Xia Feng   General manager of Wuhu Construction Investment Company

Organizing Committee Bureau

Consultant:

Hou Qirong

Director:

He Chen

Deputy director:

Yu Xiaoping, Tian Huafeng, He Jianming, Wang Suqin, Ma Hongtao

2. “Liu Kaiqu Award” International Sculpture Exhibition Art Committee

Director of the art committee:

Zeng Chenggang   Vice president of Chinese Artists Association, President of China Sculpture Institute

Xu Jiang  Vice president of Chinese Artists Association, President of China Oil Painting Academy, President of China Academy of Art

Deputy Director of the art committee:

Li Ming  Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, president of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

Yang Jianping  Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, president of Arts College of Shanghai University

Sui Jianguo  Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, vice president ofSchoolofPlastic Artsin Central Academy of Fine Arts

Sun Zhenhua Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, president ofShenzhenSculptureAcademy

Chen Yungang  Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, Executive Director of Sculpture Institute of China National Academy of Painting

Yin Shuangxi  Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, Editor in chief of Art Research

Fu Zhongwang  Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, Director of Hubei Museum of Art

Huo Boyang Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, Dean of the sculpture department of Luxun Academy of Fine Arts

Long Xiang Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, Secretary of the Public Art Institute in China Academy of Art

Yang Qirui  President of the Public Art Institute in China Academy of Art

Secretary-General of the art committee:

Yu Xiaoping  Vice president of the Public Art Institute in China Academy of Art

Art committee members (arranged according to the number of strokes of Chinese surnames):

Yu Xiaoping   Vice president of the Public Art Institute in China Academy of Art

Wang Lin   Professor of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, well known art critic and curator

Wang Zhong   President of the Public Art Institute of Central Academy of Fine Arts

Wang Zhigang  Dean of Sculpture department in Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts

Long Xiang  Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, Secretary of the Public Art Institute in China Academy of Art

Lv Pinchang  Secretary-General of Sculpture Art Committee of Chinese Artists Association, Dean of sculpture department of Central Academy of Fine Arts.

Zhu Shangxi    Chief Editor of China Sculpture Institute Website, Professor ofSichuanAcademyof Fine Arts

Sun Zhenhua Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, president ofShenzhenSculptureAcademy

Sun Wei   President of Sculpture Art Committee ofChinaNational Arts and Crafts Society, Director of Sculpture of Research Center inCentralAcademyof Fine Arts

Wolfgang Gramm   Curator and art director ofNorthArtCenterinGermany

Li Xiuqin   Professor ofChinaAcademyof Art

Yang Jianping Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, Vice president of Arts College of Shanghai University

Lin Guoyao  Professor ofGuangzhouAcademyof Fine Arts

Chen Yanyin  Dean of sculpture committee of Shanghai Artists Association

Ralfonso   Founder and chairman of Kinetic Art Organization (KAO)

Chen Yungang  Vice president of China Sculpture Institute,  Executive Director of Sculpture Institute of China National Academy of Painting

Yang Qirui  President of the Public Art Institute in China Academy of Art

Yin Shuangxi  Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, Editor in chief of Art Research

Yin Xiaofeng  Professor ofFineArtsCollegeinNortheastNormalUniversity

Huang Kai  President ofArtCollegeinAnhuiEngineeringUniversity

Jiao Xingtao  Dean of sculpture department in Sichuan Fine Arts Institute

Fu Zhongwang  Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, Director of Hubei Museum of Art

Sui Jianguo  Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, vice president ofSchoolofPlastic Artsin Central Academy of Fine Arts

Jing Yumin  President  ofPublicArtCollegeof Tianjin Fine Arts Institute

Li Ming  Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, president of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts.

Huo Boyang  Vice president of China Sculpture Institute, Dean of the sculpture department of Luxun Academy of Fine Arts

Wei Xiaoming  Professor ofAcademyofArtsand Design,TsinghuaUniversity, Vice president of Beijing Artists Association

Guo Bingyao  Dean of Sculpture Department ofFineArtCollegeofAnhuiNormalUniversity

Executive Curator:

Tian Huafeng  Curator and office head of China Sculpture Institute

Exhibition Supervision Department:

Director: Sun Wei

Committee:Wang Zhong, Jing Yumin, Chen Hui, Pan Song

Exhibition Publicity Department:

Director: Qian Xiaoming

Committee: Wu Hongliang, Zhu Shangxi, Tang Xiao

International Communication Department

Su Duozhuang, Guo Hang

Art Committee Office:

Liu Meixia, Shao Yuejiao, Lv Wentao, Hua Chunjiang, Hu Yuduo, Wangjing, Hu Sheqiang, Zhang Zhuoming, Luo Ping

Contact of the Art Committee Office:

Tel: (+86) 010-66173056

Email : wuhudiaosudasai@126.com

Address: Building 25-3, Rong Huiyuan, Airport Industrial Zone B, Shunyi District,Beijing,China

Postal Code: 101318

“Liu Kaiqu Award” International Sculpture Exhibition organizing committee reserves the right of the final interpretation to the contribution invitation.


CONVERGENCE·FUSION 2016 The 6th “Liu Kaiqu Award” International Sculpture Exhibition Contribution Invited

2016 Wuhu Registration Form

"Liu Kaiqu Award" International Sculpture Exhibition

Organizing Committee Office

May 19, 2016



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