Application Form of the 3rd symposium English version .pdf



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CALL FOR APPLICATION
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3 International

Symposium
of Monumental Marble Sculpture
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From June 27 to July 18 2020

Béziers - FRANCE
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: march 6th 2020
Contact : symposium.marbre@gmail.com

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE 2nd INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
OF MONUMENTAL MARBLE SCULPTURE.

From June 27th to July 18th 2020, at the Domaine Départemental de Bayssan, Route de Vendres,
34500 Béziers, France.
Theme: “Mediterranean flora”
ARTICLE 1: SUBJECT



EPIC Hérault Culture organizes the 3rd International Symposium of Monumental Marble Sculpture, in
Béziers.
The aim of this event is:
- To raise public awareness about sculpture (by working in front of an audience).
- To produce original and contemporary works of art that will become installations in the
“Mediterranean Garden” at the Domaine de Bayssan, a vegetal park of 20 hectares, planted with
Mediterranean plant species.
- To enrich the cultural heritage of the town of Béziers and the Department of Hérault.
- To promote marble in our Department and its geological resources.

ARTICLE 2: THEME, DATES AND VENUE









The theme of the 3rd edition of the symposium will be “Mediterranean flora”.
As a Department, Hérault is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, while the Canal du Midi crosses the town
of Béziers.
The theme of "Mediterranean flora" should be dealt with in its symbolic form through the emblematic
species of the Mediterranean area, described by the historian Ferdinand Braudel (Vine, Olive, Wheat and
more). The flora in its poetic, historical form that will represent the diversity of Mediterranean landscapes,
useful at the beginning of our history and esthetic over time.
Each artist will have to propose an ORIGINAL work on this topic with at least part of polished work, so as to
put forward the color of the marble.
The symposium will take place from June 27th to July 18th 2020, at the Domaine de Bayssan, in Béziers.
Artists will produce their work in-situ and in front of the public, from June 27th to July 18th 2020.
The symposium will take place regardless of prevailing weather conditions.

ARTICLE 3: MATERIALS







The sculptures will be carved directly from stone.
The medium is marble from Saint Pons de Thomières, in a range of colors (red, purple, white with
yellow veins, pink, etc.). For more details on these marbles, see www.marbres-de-france.fr
The size of the blocks will all be identical: 170/80/80 cm, prepared with 6 sides.
Organizers will position the marble blocks according to prior instructions given by the sculptors.
The marble stone block’s color will remain up to the organizers’ choice in coherence with the subjected
project.
The sculptures will be produced from a single block and no handling will be possible during the symposium.

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ARTICLE 4: SCHEDULE
 June 26th 2020: reception and installation of sculptors.
 Work will start at 9 am on June 28th 2020 and the sculptures must be completed by 8pm on July 17th 2020,
failing which the organizers reserve the right not to release payment.
 Time slot of work: 7:00 to 21:00
 Saturday, June 27th: symposium inauguration.
 Saturday, July 18th 2020 : closing and awards ceremony in honor of participating sculptors. All sculptors must
attend.
 During the symposium, 2 days will be dedicated to visiting the region and resting.
ARTICLE 5: SELECTION OF CANDIDATES


The jury will select 6 participants + 2 participants in reserve, according to their project, the adequacy with the
topic, the explanations, the sketches and their experiment in monumental sculpture on marble.
Application deadline: March 6th, 2020 - 12am (french time)
The selected candidates will be informed by e-mail before March 31th, 2020.
The list of selected candidates will be directly sent to the successful applicants by March 31th 2020, at the
latest.
The jury’s decision is final.






ARTICLE 6: EQUIPMENT







Artists will work in covered, lit, external workshop areas, installed by the organizers at the Domaine de
Bayssan, in Béziers.
Organizers will provide sculptors with a quick-release compressed air extension lead, power (with an
extension cable) and scaffolding, to the exclusion of any other equipment.
Each sculptor must bring their own tools and maintain them.
A list of material suppliers and leasing firms will be made available on request.
A secure, lockable room, will be provided to store tools.
Participants must have their own protective equipment for their activities (safety shoes, goggles, masks,
etc.).

ARTICLE 7: RESPONSIBILITY


Each artist will work in their own work station under their own responsibility and ensure the safety of
persons accompanying them. Selected sculptors must provide proof of civil liability insurance and all
documents clarifying their social security cover. If sculptors are uninsured on the opening day of the
symposium, they will be asked to sign a waiver so that the responsibility of the organizers cannot be
incurred.

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ARTICLE 8: PAYMENT






At the end of the symposium, each sculptor will receive a payment of 2,300 euros (two thousand threehundred euros) for their services. This will be paid by bank transfers only (bank account details will be
required) NO CASH PAYMENT in return for an invoice for the same sum.
Sculptors’ travel expenses from their place of residence will be reimbursed on production of original
receipts (tickets, fuel receipts, motorway toll slips, etc.) up to a maximum of 700 Euros (seven hundred
euros).
No other payments may be claimed.

ARTICLE 9: BOARD AND LODGING




Organizers will cover the cost of a single room and meals for sculptors from the evening of June 26th 2020
until the morning of July 19th 2020.
Personal expenses (telephone, drinks outside meals, etc.) will be at the sculptors’ own expense. Sculptors
must specify any dietary requirements as soon as they are selected.
If sculptors wish to bring someone to accompany them, this person must pay for their own
accommodation, meals, drinks and all other costs pertaining to their stay. Once accepted, sculptors must
inform the organizers if they wish to be accompanied (max. 1 person), so that accommodation options can
be checked accordingly.

ARTICLE 10: COMMUNICATION





Media coverage of the symposium will be in the form of media packs to the general and specialist written
press and TV networks. These will also be sent out to partner companies, regional authorities and the art
and culture world.
Posters, flyers and invitations will be distributed to publicize the event to the general public.
The entire event will be publicized on websites and social networks.

ARTICLE 11: RIGHTS






The 6 sculptures produced at the time of the symposium will be the property of the Department of Herault
which reserves the right to expose them as it wishes it.
The projects, the models as well as the possible publications of the photographs of works, carried out
as information, of publicity or edition, will become the property of the EPIC Herault Culture.
Sculptors will sign a contract for the transfer of copyright, which will retain only their moral rights.
Private companies and/or public partner institutions and event sponsors may use and exploit
images from the works of art produced at the 2020 symposium, as a means of communication.
Sculptors may not challenge the taking and publication of images, film or other media, both during and
after the symposium.

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ARTICLE 12: EMAIL-ONLY REGISTRATION










Documents required:
1/ To be sent to Wendy Cunnen, Symposium Artistic Director, before March 06th 2020 12am (french time)
Mail: symposium.marbre@gmail.com
Curriculum Vitae (resume).
Completed, signed and dated symposium terms and conditions and application form.
3 photos of recent monumental artwork, mentioning sizes and where they were produced, including
at least one monumental sculpture in marble.
Design sketches, 4 photos of a 1:10 scale model of the planned installation on the theme of
Mediterranean flora (front, side and rear and three-quarter views) and size of the final sculpture.
The final title of the work of art, its meaning and symbolism.
A sentence summarizing the artist’s emotions and stating the suitability of the sculpture with the proposed
theme for 2019, Mediterranean mythology.
A recent photo of the artist.
A RIB (Bank Identity Statement) – Bank account number and swift Code.

2/ For the selected artists, they will be asked to produce a model in volume with the 1/10ème to be brought on
the spot at the time of the symposium.
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The application deadline is March 06 2020- 12am (french time).
The jury will reject any incomplete applications and decide on the final selection of candidates upon reception
of all requested documents and scale models.
The list featuring the 6 selected artists and 2 reserve candidates will be published by March 31th 2020, at the
latest.

Terms and conditions for the 3rd International Symposium of Monumental Marble
Sculpture, June 27th to July 18th 2020, at the Domaine Départemental de Bayssan
To be returned before March 06th 2020, completed, signed and dated, with the written mention “read and
agreed”.

Place and date ....................................................

Name ……………………………………………………..

and signature (preceded by the mention “read and agreed”)

For all additional information, please write to the following email address: symposium.marbre@gmail.com
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FORM OF REGISTRATION
3rd Symposium International of Monumental Contemporary Sculpture on Marble
From June 27th to July 18th, 2020 at the Domaine Départemental de Bayssan (Hérault – France)
Topic: “Mediterranean flora”
Identification:
NAME: ......................................................................................................................................................
First name: ..................................................................................................................................................
N° of identification:
 Company registration number: ....................................................................................................................
 Chamber of Trades (place and no.): .................................................................................................
 Artistic association: .......................................................................................................................
 Others: .............................................................................................................................
Insurance number: .......................................... Organization: ...........................................................
Social security number: ...............................................................................................................

Address: ....................................................................................................................................................................
...............................................................................................................................................................................
Postcode: ................................. City: .......................................................................................................................
Country: ........................................................................ Nationality: .......................................................................
Tel.: ................................................... E-mail: .........................................................................................................
Website/Blog: ...........................................................................................................................................................

What materials have you already worked with:

 Granite

 Marble

 Sandstone

 Ice

 Wood

 Others : …………………………………………………………………………………….

Number of international symposium in which you have already participated : ……………………………………….
In which Country : ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
…………………….....................................................................................................................................................................
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Language(s) spoken commonly :
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 French

 English

Your project:
Title of the project: ..................................................................................................................................................
Dimension of the project: ..........................................................................................................................................
(Height X width X depth /in centimeter)
Description of the project: (150 words maximum)

Pictures / model :

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