І. COMMON REGULATIONS
 
1.1. The 4th INTERSymposium of Pottery in Opishne 2013:13x13 (hereinafter the INTERSymposium) is a polyfunctional art action, aimed at the revival of the processes of the development of modern pottery art in Ukraine and other countries of the world.
1.2. The INTERSymposium is carried out within the bounds of the 5th Week of the National Pottery Shifting The 2013 Shift in Opishne.
1.3. The main purpose of the INTERSymposium is to provide the creative intercourse among craftsmen representing different art trends and schools of Ukraine and foreign countries, the production of highly artistic pottery works.
1.4. The main tasks of the INTERSymposium are:
  • to develop pottery traditions;
  • to grow craftsmanship;
  • to exchange work experience among the craftsmen of different art trends and schools;
  • to inform on the current state and the general trends of the development of Ukrainian and foreign ceramics;
  • to discuss the issues of current importance regarding the theory and the practice of the modern Ukrainian and world ceramics;
  • to popularize pottery art, form the aesthetic tastes of people, procure the various usage of pottery in the everyday life of contemporaries.
  • to integrate the achievements of Ukrainian ceramics with the world pottery heritage;
  • to form the collections of the National Museum of Ukrainian Pottery in Opishne.
1.5. The purpose and main tasks of the INTERSymposium will be realized through the common work of Ukrainian and foreign pottery craftsmen, the carrying out of different art evenings, disputations, presentations of personal art projects, viewings of the videofilms, the organization of personal exhibitions and so on.
1.6. The National Museum of Ukrainian Pottery in Opishne
        (102 Partyzanska Street, Opishne, Poltava Region, 38164 Ukraine;
         phone +38 (05353) 42415, 42416, 42417; fax: +38 (05353) 42416, 42175)
         was indicated as the location of the INTERSymposium.
1.7. June 13–28, 2013, was indicated as the date of the INTERSymposium
 
If the Participants want, they could stay in Opishne after June 28 (June 29-30; at their own expense) to take part in the events of the Fifth Week of the National Pottery Shifting The 2013 Shift in Opishne:
 
the FIFTH INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR The Pottery Universe
in Ukraine – 2013 (PotteryUniverseUkraine–2013)
(28–30.06.2013)
 
the THIRD NATIONAL BLACKSMITHING FESTIVAL VakulaFEST-XXI
(26–29.06.2013)
 
the THIRD NATIONAL FESTIVAL OF THE POTTERY BODYPAINTING (BodyCeramicFestUkraine)
(29.06.2013)
 
the NATIONAL POTTERY FESTIVAL
(29.06.2013)
 
II. THE CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
 
2.1. The potters and sculptors from Ukraine and foreign countries are invited to take part in the INTERSymposium. The total amount of the participants is 13 persons, including 6 Ukrainian craftsmen and 7 foreign craftsmen. The participants of the past INTERSymposiums in Opishne could not be allowed to participate in it.
2.2. The craftsmen produce works in following nominations:
         I: The landscape architectural sculpture CeramoETHNOrenaissance;
         II: The Evolution of the Pot.
         The Participants also make a nominal clay panel in the commemoration of their sojourn in Opishne.
2.3. The filled request (per added sample: in a paper form or a digital one) should be sent before 01.04.2013 to the Management of the National Museum of Ukrainian Pottery in Opishne (hereinafter the Management) to take part in the INTERSymposium. The sending of a request cannot mean the participation of the author in the INTERSymposium, it can only be regarded as the evidence of his intentions.
2.4. The craftsmen will be also asked to provide: colour photos (10 cm x 15 cm) or digital photos of their works, that represent the peculiarities of their creative activity in full, their own photos as well as materials, characterizing their art achievements (exhibition catalogues, the photos of their works, videofilms, art awards, original or copied published works on the author in books or periodicals etc.). The materials pointed out in Paragraphs 2.3 and 2.4 are decisive in the selection of the pretenders to take part in the INTERSymposium. The information materials will be not given back, they will be accepted in permanent deposit in the National Archives of Ukrainian Pottery. Craftsmen should note that information from the materials sent to the Management by them cannot be divulged and published in press, catalogues and so on.
2.5. The English or Russian language is obligatory for all the foreign craftsmen when filling a request. All other additional materials may be presented in the state languages of the candidates’ home countries.
2.6. The requests for the participation in the INTERSymposium, sent after the dead-line, will not be considered.
2.7. The requests for the participation in the INTERSymposium will be considered by the Expert Council, formed and confirmed by the Management. Its staff is not divulged. The Expert Council determines the personnel of the participants of the INTERSymposium till April 10, 2013. The meeting of the Expert Council is closed; decisions are reached with open vote. The decision of the Expert Council is final and cannot be a subject
of appeal.
2.8. The Management sends personal official invitations out to craftsmen on the basis of the decision of the Expert Council till April 20, 2013.
2.9. The craftsmen present during the INTERSymposium their own art projects. They should inform the Management about their respective expectancies and necessary help till June 1, 2013.
2.10. After his arrival to Opishne every Participant will be asked to show an original invitation to the Management. Craftsmen cannot participate in the INTERSymposium without an official invitation from the Management.
2.11. The artistic ceramists, who provided applications, but did not receive the official invitation, and artists, who participated in the previous INTERSymposiums, can take part in the INTERSymposium hors concours. Herewith all the expenses of staying in Opishne are committed by the Participants themselves. For the participation hors concours one should inform the Management about their desire to participate before 01.05.2013. Till 10.05.2013 the Management will inform about their decision. For the out-of-competition Participants all the requirements of Paragraphs 2.2 and 3.5 remain obligatory. The out-of-competition Participants make their works in the same nominations, as the main Participants do. The works created by them should be transferred to the National Museum of the Ukrainian Pottery in Opishne for the permanent store and exposition.
2.12. The participant of the INTERSymposium should provide his written agreement for processing of his personal data, including photos of his works, their usage in printed and digital media, on the web-sites and video documentaries of the National Museum of the Ukrainian Pottery in Opishne and the Ceramology Institute, the department of the Ethnology Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, together with his application form to the Management. The Management guarantees the protection of the provided personal data from the convey to the third party, excluding the cases of their public availability via printed and digital media, web sites, videos, etc. Note that the participation in the INTERSymposium is impossible without concluding the above-mentioned agreement.
 
III. MUTUAL OBLIGATIONS
 
3.1. The Management contracts for mutual obligations with every Participant of the INTERSymposium during June 13-28, 2013.
3.2. The Conditions of Work.
        The Management provides a Participant free gratis for:
  • workplaces in temporary creative workshops;
  • raw stuff and materials (clay, chamotte mass, chamotte, gypsum, engobes, glazes, metal oxides, cloth, polyethylene film etc.)
  • instruments (sticks, brushes, rubber syringes, knifes etc.)
  • equipment (pottery wheels, tournettes, compressor etc.)
  • kilns and muffle furnaces
  • maintenance staff’s help during firing
  • the services of pottery restorers, technologist, and laboratory assistant.
 
     The Management provides a Participant free gratis for the above-mentioned raw stuff, materials, instruments, and equipment in compliance with his request, given beforehand. The requirements of the Participants, not provided in advance requests, would be satisfied if an opportunity offers.
3.3. Meals.
       The Management provides a Participant for free three meals a day.
3.4. Life.
       The Management provides a Participant for free accommodation in the rooms of a private Nadiya hotel. The Management does not provide the members of the Participants’ families (wife, husband, children etc.), their friends for accommodation. If they need, they could find suitable and comfortable temporary lodgings in the village.
3.5. Medical Care.
        The Management provides a Participant for emergency free medical aid in the local hospital. The Participants who has health problems, especially chronic ailments, corporal defects and so on, should care about their comfortable state of health in good time at their own expense. All the Participants should show a certificate on their state of health and the absence of infectious diseases, approved in accordance with established procedure and given by a medical institution, to the Medical service of the Management before the INTERSymposium begins. The foreign Participants should necessarily possess medical insurance.
3.6. Communication Providing.
       The Management provides the Participants for telephony, facsimile machine, copier, television set with space television, email and internet access:
       Interpretation into English, German, French, Spanish, and Russian will be provided free of charge for all foreign Participants.
3.7. Passage.
       The Management reimburse the travelling fares of the Participants of the INTERSymposium for journeys on the territory of Ukraine given the appropriate travel documents are provided.
3.8. Information Providing. The Management provides the Participants with free access to the substantial library, material, archival and audiovisual resources of the Museum.
3.9. The Management is also engaged:
  • to create a documentary videofilm on the INTERSymposium;
  • to popularize the creative work of the Participant in press, on radio and television;
  • to organize the final exhibition of the Participants’ works;
  • to provide the work of the Jury;
  • to organize an interesting and recreational activities.
3.10. The Participant of the INTERSymposium is engaged:
          to produce one work in every nomination:
                    in the nomination CeramoETHNOrenaissance
                    in size no less than 150 cm õ 60 cm,
                    in the nomination The Evolution of the Pot
                    in size no less than 50 cm õ 30 cm,
         to produce a nominal clay panel (50cm x 50cm)
                    in the commemoration of his sojourn in Opishne;
         to burn the above-mentioned works;
         to deliver gratis two main works, produced by him, and the panel to the National Museum of Ukrainian Pottery in Opishne for permanent storage.
 
IV. THE DETERMINATION OF WINNERS
 
4.1. The works will be estimated by the Jury of the 4th INTERSymposium of Pottery in Opishne 2013:13x13. The leading art potters, ceramologists, art critics from Ukraine and foreign countries are its members.
        The Jury works on June 28, 2013.
        The decision of the Jury is final and cannot be a subject of appeal.
4.2. The Jury gives the following awards:
The encouragement prizes of the official sponsors
of the INTERSymposium:
For the daring
For the aristocratism of the work;
For the technological search;
For the earth-shattering artistic solution;
For the ornamentality.
4.3. The Grand Prix winner would be entitled to take part in the 5th INTERSymposium of Pottery in Opishne 2014: 14x14 hors concours.
 
V. INFORMATION
 
5.1. Those who wish to attend the INTERSymposium may obtain more specific information in the National Museum of Ukrainian Pottery in Opishne:{jcomments on}
  • phone: (+38) 05353-42416;
  • fax: (+38) 05353-42416;
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