Seeds planting Art
GENERAL INFORMATION: International call for any kind of artworks and creative projects dedicated to the plants world. The organizer invites the production of works and proposals dedicated to a species whose seeds the Svalbard Global Seed Vault preserves, even unknown but indispensable ones. Information about species that are conserved in the Seed Vault can be found on the Seed Portal webpage https://seedvault.nordgen.org/ Search.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE: All authors of any nationality who have reached 18 years of age at the competition expiry date can take part in the competition. Individual authors, collectives and formal corporations can enter. No registration fee is required.
ARTISTS SUBMISSIONS: Artworks are to be submitted by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEADLINE for the submissions: August 31st, 2022.
EXHIBITIONS VENUES: Digital Gallery. Selected artworks will be displayed at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault during week
41. The organizers plan to make a digital exhibition of e.g. between ten and twenty works to be used at events and meetings in Svalbard and – if possible – at other occasions related to the mission of Artistsforplants and
to the mission of the Svalbard Global Seed
Vault, within the framework of the 2022 Call Seeds Planting Art launched by Artistsforplants and only if accompanied by full credits.
SOCIAL MEDIA COPYRIGHT AND AUTHORIZATION: The selected artworks
will remain property of the artists who produced them. Submitting their works, the Artists accept and allow that their artworks can be published by Artistsforplants and the Svalbard Global Seed Vault and its partners The Norwegian Ministry of Agriculture and Food, the Global Crop Diversity Trust and
the Nordic Genetic Resource Center in their websites and social media channels within the framework of the 2022 Call Seeds Planting Art and various related activities, and without any further authorizations.
Rights to use and publish the works will be automatically transferred free of charge and
in non-exclusive form.
Moreover, selected artworks will be displayed by the Svalbard Global Seed Vault and
its partners accompanied by full credits, specifying that they have been created in response to the
Call Seeds Planting Art.
SELECTION COMMITTEE: the Jury will be composed by leading experts from different fields, from arts to environmental and social sciences.
Cards & Stationery, Ceramic, Jewellery, Textiles, Paintings, Photography, Prints, Sculpture, Drawings