Application: International Ceramics Symposium Römhild, Thuringia, Germany: 5 .8.-2.9. 2018
The XI. International Ceramics Symposium in the town of Römhild in 2018 will focus on the theme of “Ceramics Speak Many Languages”. Deadline: 30 September 2017
Conditions of participation:
The number of participants is limited to a maximum of eight artists who are chosen from the applicants by a panel of experts.
Each participating artist will receive a grant amounting to €2,000.00, as well as free food and accommodation, for the duration of the symposium.
We expressly require experimental work for creating expanded forms of expression, particularly in the sphere of sculptures.
We will provide: clay and porcelain for a very wide variety of different production technologies and firing temperatures, as well as state of the art firing technology from the firm ROHDE, electric and gas-fired chamber kilns and top loaders, wood-fired open-fire kilns, top-hat kilns, trolley hearth kilns and RAKU kilns. Temporary firing technologies can also be made available operationally, depending on demand and firing requirements. Artists are traditionally given a certificate of participation at the end of the symposium ends.
All artistic works are publicised in exhibitions and in an exhibition catalogue. Selected works will be shown in a permanent exhibition at Schloss Glücksburg CERAMICS MUSEUM.
Your application must contain:
At least 10-15 representative photographs, preferably high-resolution photographs on CD-ROM/DVD, as well as documentation on work and exhibitions so far and a CV.
The artists chosen by the panel will receive their nomination / invitation by 31/12/2017. The symposium is organised by the supporters’ association ‘International Ceramics Symposium Römhild e.V.’, with the support of the town of Römhild, the state of Thuringia, Römhild ceramics foundation and business sponsors.
Send your application to:
Supporters’ Association of the International Ceramics Symposium Römhild
Schloss Glücksburg PF 11 41, 98628 Römhild, Germany
Contact: Michael Knie Tel. 49 (0) 36948 82162