OPEN CALL - Reflexo Exhibition

15 OCT - 05 NOV 2022

Ter - Sat: 1 - 7pm

PRIVATE VIEW:

Sat 15 October 2022: 6 - 10pm

(Admission free, RSVP needed)

ECHO'S STUDIO

Rua Pelotas 400, Vila Mariana

SAO PAULO - BRAZIL

Artists mirror the period of time and culture they live in.

The unique and passionate ways they see and experience the world has the potential to inspire, spark change, break boundaries and reflect back to society.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE - Mon 26 September 2022 (TILL 23:59)


ABOUT THE VENUE

Echo's Studio is a multi-award winning sound studio based in the prestigious Vila Mariana neighbourhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Apart from Echo's, the space currently houses 3 audiovisual companies (Voz À Obra, FLAP and Affinitás) and also hosts workshops.

It is a creative hub that offers services for the biggest brands in the market and records a variety of Brazilian celebrities and artists.

By branching out to art exhibitions, the studio aims to widen their creative practice and also become a vibrant cultural centre. 

Click here for our previous exhibition.


OPEN CALL

Please read the guidelines and apply below

ARTWORKS

  • FREE THEME
  • All mediums accepted but the artworks must be in DIGITAL FORMAT, meaning that paintings, illustrations, mix-media, sculptures and other formats will have to be scanned or photographed and sent to us. Short videos are also accepted.
  • Please resize your images to A3 or square size 30x30cm (12x12 inches) or provide the link for the videos.
  • We will print and frame all the selected images in Brazil with the consent of the artists. 
  • Artists from all nationalities, backgrounds and of all styles are welcome to apply. Collaborations are also welcome.

PARTICIPATION FEE

  • FREE Submission (send up to 3 images for consideration)
  • One artwork by each artist will be selected and exhibited.

Only the artists who get selected will be asked to pay the participation fee in order to cover the expenses (see list below).

  • Participation fee - £100 (for A3 size, square 30x30cm or short video)

We prefer to charge a 'Participation Fee' that will share the costs of the exhibitions with the selected artists instead of charging for a 'Submission Fee' that artists pay just to submit their work and can often be rejected. See the difference in our FAQ.

Participation Fee Includes

The artists will not have to worry about anything

No framing, no crating, no shipping, no customs and we will take care of every detail.

  • Exhibition space
  • Curating and organising the exhibition
  • Translating the texts from English to Portuguese
  • Printing each artwork in professional fine-art archival paper
  • Framing each artwork
  • Hanging the artworks
  • Digital Catalogue (part of this website)
  • Print material (poster, labels, etc)
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Private View (refreshments, bartender, etc)
  • Pictures of each artwork work in the venue
  • Pictures of the Private View 

Check our previous exhibition as an example.

Submit your artwork(s) in the button below.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE - Mon 26 September 2022 (TILL 23:59)

Please check the FAQ if you have any questions.

SELECTION PROCESS

All submissions will be reviewed and selected by the curator: Juliana Lauletta. 

Artworks can be selected before the deadline.

One artwork by each artist will be selected and exhibited.

Please note that the decisions are final and we are unable to offer feedback.

PAYMENT METHODS

Only the selected artists will receive the payment link by email and will have 3 days after selection to pay the participation fee and secure their spot. 

Payments can be made through bank deposit (UK and Brazil) or PayPal.

SALES AND COMMISSION

No commission on sales.

We are artists ourselves and we know the importance of connecting the collectors with the artists. Buyers can pay the artist directly by PayPal and the curator will arrange the pickup with the buyer after the exhibition is over.

REFUND POLICY

After being selected and making the deposit, the artists will be part of the show and we will hold their spaces. If the artist cancel close to the date, it is nearly impossible for us to schedule another artist in her/his place. Therefore, there are NO REFUNDS after making the deposit. 


DATES

  • Submission Deadline: 26 September 2022 (till 23:59)

  • Selection Notification: 27 - 29 September 2022 (artworks can be selected before the deadline)

  • Payment for the Selected Artists: Max. 3 days after selection


  • Exhibition Starts: Saturday 15 October 2022 (Tue - Sat: 1 - 7pm)
  • Private View: Saturday 15 October 2022 (6 - 10pm) - RSVP needed due to COVID restrictions
  • Exhibition Ends: Saturday 05 November 2022