BASES V.EN 2018

 REGULATORY BASES

CONTEST OF THE INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARTY EMERGING ART EVE-MARIA ZIMMERMANN (BACOS)

EVE-MARIA ZIMMERMANN (BACOS)

 

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First.- Purpose of the contest.

The International Biennial of Contemporary Art Emerging Eve-Maria Zimmermann (BACOS), is an exhibition of contemporary art, with the participation of national and international artists whose objective is to enrich the artistic scene of the Municipality of San Miguel de Abona, with the presence of disciplines such as painting, photography, visual arts and other cultural events which are already emblematic in the municipality.

Likewise, the Biennial seeks to create a showcase for contemporary art and offer the opportunity to advertise and promote the work of artists of different nationalities participating in this contest, exhibiting their works in different places of the municipality.

Second.- Object. 

The present rules are designed to regulate the procedure for giving the awards granted by San Miguel de Abona Town Hall, in the contest of the International Biennial of Contemporary Emerging Art Eve-Maria Zimmermann (BACOS), prior approval of the call by the Mayor or the delegate Councillor, and published in the National Database of Grants and an extract thereof, in the Official Gazette.

Third. – Participants.

People who be able to participate in the competition of the International Biennial of Contemporary Emerging Art Eve-Maria Zimmermann of San Miguel de Abona, will be all artists older of eighteen, of spanish or foreign nationality.

In no case will proceed to the awarding of prizes object of the Biennial, for those participants who were involved in any of the causes which, under applicable Spanish legislation, prevent them receive subsidies.

 

Fourth.- Works requirements. 

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1. The works must be unpublished and have not been awarded or recognized or selected in other competitions, contests, festivals or similar events. The authors of the works assume all liability to third parties arising from the use of intellectual property and image, and the privacy of individuals reflected in them, likewise, they must declare under their responsibility, in accordance with Annex II (available with the opening of the call) of these rules, to be the authors of the works, exempting San Miguel de Abona Town Hall from any liability to third parties.

The works, object of the Biennale, include the following modes:

          - Two-dimensional plastic work or paint work.

          - Two-dimensional work or photograph.

          - Obra tridimensional o  escultura.

          - Three-dimensional work or sculpture.

          - VIDEOART.

3. Both, theme and technique will be free, and works not exceed the following formats:

  • In the modality of TWO – DIMENSIONAL PLASTIC WORK OR PAINT WORK,the individual format of the works presented should not exceed 75 centimeters by any side, not including the frame. This also applies to diptychs, triptychs or polyptychs.
  • In the modality of TWO – DIMENSINAL WORK or PHOTOGRAPHY, each work presented in the competition, should not exceed 75 cm in any side, not including the frame. This also applies to diptychs, triptychs or polyptychs. All photographic techniques may participate. The registered pieces as "series" are considered as a single "work" and must specify its name and title./li>
  • In the modality of  THREE – DIMENSIONAL WORK or SCULPTURE, individual format should not exceed 75 cm in any of its dimensions (height, width, depth), and must be at least 50 centimeters in one of its sides. The sculptures must not exceed 15 kilograms.
  • In the modality of  THREE – DIMENSIONAL WORK or VIDEO-INSTALLATION , it will be possible to submit only one project per artist. The proposed works in this modality, may not exceed an area of 200 x 200 x 200 centimeters, or have more than 20 kilograms. Consistency ephemeral installations will be subject to rigorous review by the jury to ponder acceptance. Those installations containing elements that endanger the safety of persons and / or property will not be accepted. The proposed articles must be composed of materials and elements that allow storage (albeit in registration form) and future productions.
  • InVIDEOART, the works can be presented in AVI, MOV, MP4 or MPEG format. The file must be labeled with: title, duration and pseudonym. You can send a download link with the video file that can be found in any of the standard formats currently used (in AVI, MOV, MP4 or MPEG) and it must be encoded with one of the following codec: H.264 MPEG-4 AVC o MPEG 2-4. The file must not exceed 1GB (one gigabyte) in size to facilitate downloading and a high minimum frame of 720. The maximum duration will not exceed 10 minutes.

 4. Each one of the works will be presented, according to what is indicated in the following base, through the form enabled for such assignment in the web page of BACOS SAN MIGUEL (www.bacossanmiguel.com)

5. If the work required for installation or assembly, special requirements museum-graphic, it must also include a descriptive report of that installation.

6. It will be necessary, that the author of the work declare the economic value of that work, for the purposes of an insurance policy by the Town Hall, to ensure the possible damages that may suffer the same during the period in which the artistic works are exhibited in municipal facilities.

Fifth.- Deadline and Presentation Request Form.

1. Complete the registration form provided on the BACOS SAN MIGUEL website (www.bacossanmiguel), and save the supporting document, which will be essential to formalize the registration.

2. International artists. Applications to participate for international artists or residency outside Spain may be formalized through the following options:

a. Through the offices of the Service of Attention to the Citizenship (SAC) of San Miguel de Abona Town Hall, located in the Ctra. General Los Abrigos, nº 30, C.P. 38620 (San Miguel de Abona), and Avda. Claudio Delgado Díaz, Las Chafiras, C.P. 38639, San Miguel de Abona, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., within the period indicated in the call for tenders.

b. a. Through the electronic platform of San Miguel de Abona Town Hall through digital certificates accepted by it (sede.sanmigueldeabona.es)

c. By post mail, addressed to the Department of Culture to the following address: San Miguel de Abona Town Hall, Ctra. Los Abrigos No. 30, C.P. 38620, San Miguel de Abona, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain. In this case, the date of imposition must be justified at the post office by faxing the request for participation on the same day to 0034. 922.167.168. Without the concurrence of both requirements the application will not be admitted. However, after 25 calendar days following the aforementioned date without having received the documentation, it will not be admitted in any case.

3. International Artists. Applications to participate for international artists or with residence outside of Spain, may be formalized with the following options:

a. Through the consular offices or Spanish embassies abroad. In such case, the registration in said offices or embassies must be justified, sending by fax to the number 0034 922.167.168, the request to participate in the same day. Without the concurrence of both requirements the application will not be admitted. However, after 25 calendar days following the aforementioned date without having received the documentation, it will not be admitted in any case.

b. By post mail, addressed to the Department of Culture to the following address: San Miguel de Abona Town Hall, Ctra. Los Abrigos No. 30, C.P. 38620, San Miguel de Abona, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain. In this case, the date of imposition must be justified at the post office by faxing the request for participation on the same day to 0034. 922.167.168. Without the concurrence of both requirements the application will not be admitted. However, after 25 calendar days following the aforementioned date without having received the documentation, it will not be admitted in any case.

It will not be considered a request for participation, nor will it be admissible to send the documentation by email or through any other means that has not been included in these rules. The submission of the real works during the selection process will not be accepted as an application for participation.

2. The applications will be presented in a perfectly closed and individual large envelope for each work to be submitted, indicating the following title on the outside:

          International Biennial of Contemporary Art Emerging Eve-Maria Zimmermann (BACOS).

         Title of work:.....................................

        Modally:...........................................

        Pseudonym of the Author:..............................

 

The contents of the envelope is as follows:

  • • REQUEST. Supporting document generated by the BACOS SAN MIGUEL website after completing the registration form. It is imperative that said document be signed by the person concerned.

  • • AFFIDAVIT (DECLARACIÓN JURADA): Supporting document generated by the BACOS SAN MIGUEL website after the online affidavit has been completed. It is imperative that said document be signed by the person concerned.

  • The identification data of the participants, should only appear in the REQUEST and the AFFIDAVIT, so that, in the envelope that contains only the pseudonym of the author to guarantee the anonymity of the same during the selection and evaluation of the works. Otherwise, the application will not be admitted to the contest.

3. Each participant may only submit a maximum of two works in the different modalities of the Biennial, except for works in the form of Three-dimensional work or video-installation, in which only a single work is permitted. 

4. Submission of requests for participation in this contest automatically implies full and complete acceptance without reservation of these rules.

5. In the assumption that a request does not comply with any of the requirements of the present bases, the organization will require the necessary documentation to the participant to rectify during the maximum period of ten working days. If the situation is not corrected in time, it is understood that the person concerned has abandoned its request for participation.

Sixth.- Selection and Assessment of works.

 

This contest will be divided into the following phases:

1. Selection of the works presented, which form part of the International Biennial of Contemporary Art Emerging Eve-Maria Zimmermann (BACOS).

2. Assembly or installation of the selected works.

3. Assessment of the works selected by the selection committee.

4. Exhibition of selected works at the International Biennial of Contemporary Emerging Art Eve-Maria Zimmermann (BACOS).

1ª Selection of the works:

• Selection of the works presented, which form part of the International Biennial of Contemporary Art Emerging Eve-Maria Zimmermann (BACOS)

• The works presented in the sample formats indicated in the fourth base will be selected by a Commissariat (Selection Committee), which will decide which works will participate in the Biennale, and therefore, form part of the exhibition for further evaluation by the jury.

• The selection will be given by the artistic quality of the works presented, as well as verification concerning formats and requirements of the present bases for each modality object of the Biennial. The selection of the Commissariat (Selection Committee) will be collected in an Act, in which the title of the selected works and the pseudonym of the author is collected, giving the reasons for the rejection of those who are not selected. That Act shall be delivered to the Department of Culture for the declaration of the selected works.

• The composition and designation of the members of the Commissariat (Selection Committee) will be set in the call, prior proposal from Mayor or Delegate Councillor, among prominent personalities from the art world according to different subject disciplines of the Biennial.

• Selected works by the Commissariat (Selection Committee), that will be part of the Biennial, will be declared by a resolution of the Mayor or Delegate Councillor, and they will be notified to the selected authors, indicating the place, manner and time in which should send the original work for exhibition.. However, this selection will be provisional until the receipt of the actual work, which may be rejected later in the assumption that it does not comply with the sample initially presented and after verification by the Commissariat (Selection Committee). If the works submitted are conforming to the selected samples, the initial selection means definitive.

• The deadline for declaring the selected works in the Biennial will be set in the official call.

• All expenses accrued by the packaging and transportation of the works will be assumed by the author of the same.

2ª Assembling or installation of selected works:

• Once submitted the real works (previously selected) in San Miguel de Abona Town Hall, assembly and installation of these will be borne by the Commissariat (Selection Committee) and technical specialists during the pre-celebration of the Biennial month.

• If the assembly of any work requiriese the use of specific technical, the author of the work will assume the expenses that such installation would generate. In the specification referred to in the second paragraph of the fifth base, you must specify which technical resources are necessary for such installation or assembly, as well as any other aspect related to it. In any case, the installation or assembly works will be directed and supervised by the Commissariat (Selection Committee), it being possible that the Commissariat (Selection Committee) decides any aspect of the installation or assembly works, that is not expressly provided for in these rules.

• Contest participants will assume the damages that may occur on the submitted works, as a consequence of collection, transport, delivery and return. During the time that the works remain on the Town Hall installations, the Town Hall will assume the responsibility for any damages that may occur on the works received. In any case, the Town Hall will be responsible for the damages that could suffer works in which the manufacture of which are used materials that can be degrade unaided or deteriorate.

• Once installed or assembled the selected works, the Department of Culture may prepare a catalog with them, in order to publicize the International Biennial of Contemporary Emerging Art Eve-Maria Zimmermann (BACOS).

3º. Valuation of the works selected by the Jury

• The works selected by the Commissariat (Selection Committee) will be subsequently evaluated by a jury composed of personalities of recognized artistic prestige at national and international levels, in different specialties subject of the Biennial. The Jury will be established in the call.

• The jury will visit the works, by the Commissariat (Selection Committee) specific to each discipline prior to the opening of the Biennial, and this jury will make the assessment of such works.

• This valuation will be reflected in the minutes signed by all the members of the jury, in which the winning works in each specialty of the Biennial will be designated by specifying the title of the work and the pseudonym of its author.

• Everything not specified in the present competition bases will be interpreted by the jury..

4º. Exhibition of works at the International Biennial of Contemporary Emerging Art Eve-Maria Zimmermann (BACOS):

• The opening day of the Biennale, will be made public reading of the jury's decision, identifying the winning works and their authors. The winning works will remain in their respective rooms, until the awards are delivered. The awards ceremony will take place in the closing ceremony of the Biennale, whose date will be established in the call.

Seventh.- Awards. 

1. The International Biennial of Contemporary Emerging Art Eve-Maria Zimmermann award the following prizes:

           I. Award Eve-Maria Zimmermann in the modality of Two-dimensional plastic work or paint work: 2.000 euros

          II. Award Eve-Maria Zimmermann in the modality of of Two-dimensional work or photograph: 2.000 euros

          III. Award Eve-Maria Zimmermann in the modality of Three-dimensional work or sculpture: 2.000 euros

          IV. Award Eve-Maria Zimmermann in the modality of Three-dimensional work or video installation: 2.000 euros.

          V. Award Eve-Maria Zimmermann in the modality of VIDEOART: 2.000 euros

          VI. A second prize of recognition in each specialty.

2. The awarding of the prizes will be agreed by decree of the Mayor or Delegated Councillor, in accordance with the proposal of the Jury. Considering the quality and interest of the selected works, the Awards will be declared void by the jury.

3. The organization will consider justification enough for granting subsidies and award prizes in this competition, the contribution of Minutes drafted by the Jury, in which should appears the relation of winning works and authors of the corresponding awards winners, in the way it explained in the previous base.

4. For the payment of prizes, the winners will be presented at City Hall, 015 form, signed and stamped by the corresponding bank.

5. Prizes awarded, shall be brought taxes that were applicable under Spanish law.

Eighth.- Intellectual property rights of the works.  

1. The presentation of the application for participation in the contest will mean for authors of works that are selected to participate in the Biennial, they will transfer the intellectual property rights (reproduction, distribution, transformation and public communication) of such works to San Miguel de Abona Town Hall, during the duration of the Biennial object of call, and during the two years following its closure, in order to promote the upcoming Biennial of Art organized and / or called by the Town Hall.

2.The awarded works in the contest will become part of San Miguel de Abona Town Hall artistic heritage.
The selected works, not awarded, will remain in the municipal facilities in which they are exposed for at least 6 months after their delivery to San Miguel de Abona Town Hall. Once this period has elapsed, the authors of the same may withdraw them within a period of 60 days from the day following the closing ceremony of the Biennial. The works that are not removed by their authors in the indicated period, will also become part of the artistic heritage of the Town Hall.

Ninth.- Legal regime and jurisdiction.

1.The contest of the International Biennial of Contemporary Emerging Art Eve-Maria Zimmermann (BACOS) is governed by the provisions of these regulatory bases in the Law 38/2003 of November 17, General Grant, Royal Decree 887/2006 of 21 July, Regulation of Law 38/2003 of 17 November, General Subsidies approved, the municipal Bases Budget Execution and the General Grants Ordinance of San Miguel de Abona Town Hall.

2.The legal questions arising from the interpretation, application and effect of these rules as well as the agreements singled to which results shall be resolved by the Mayor or Delegated Councilor, whose agreements will end the administrative route, and will be immediately executive. These may be appealed discretional in reinstatement to the same body that issued them, or be challenged by judicial review proceedings in accordance with the provisions of the law regulating such jurisdiction.”

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