PARTNER COCA Project 2021
The COCA Project 2021 is a competition for emerging artists and designers that offer the opportunity to join the network of The House of Collectors, exhibit in Italy, create an artistic production and participate in artistic residencies. COCA Project 2021 is open to all adult artists of any nationality.
The Advisors, our international jury, will award with recognition all the members of the COCA Project:
€ 5,000.00 | EXHIBITION IN ITALY
We finance the realization of an artistic project of the value of up to € 5,000.00 to the winning artist. Each artist will be able to propose 3 works and the idea that would be financed by COCA, besides, the overall winner will exhibit in Italy in The House of Collectors.
3 ARTISTIC RESIDENCES | ITALY
CRAFT LAB GROTTAGLIE - ITALY | PINO PASCALI FOUNDATION
International and national artists will be selected to create 3 artistic residencies in Italy. The 2021 location is Grottaglie (Italy), a historic city of ceramics and contemporary art. The artists in residence will be able to use the workshops of the Craft lab of the Pino Pascali Foundation. All artistic skills can participate. Accommodation for 10 days, the use of the laboratory and the exhibition of the works produced will be financed.
THE HOUSE OF COLLECTORS | GROTTAGLIE - ITALY
The finalist artists selected by the advisors of the COCA Project and viewed by The House of Collectors (THC) will have the maximum visibility of their online profile on cocaproject.art. Eleven artists among the finalists will be selected for an exhibition in Italy in Grottaglie in the THC house to promote works selected by COCA to Italian collectors.
The profiles of the artists of the 1st and 2nd selection will be published online on cocaproject.art.
We are thrilled to kick off the COCA Project 2021 | 3rd EDITION.
The search for the best international contemporary artists has begun!
ABILITY OF THE ARTISTS
COCA Project 2021 the artist can apply in the following categories:
TYPE OF WORKS
Works can be presented on any medium/material, even published works, there are no limits. The finalist artists who want to realize the artistic residency and the exhibition will be required additional information material and available works.
EXHIBITION AND ARTISTIC RESIDENCES
The exhibition of the artists and the artistic residences will take place by 2021, currently, due to COVID-19, the COCA has not defined a calendar. The artistic residencies will be agreed with the artists. The transport costs of the works for the exhibition are borne by the artists.
REGISTRATION AND MATERIAL
Registration takes place via this link "APPLY NOW" and a maximum of 3 presentation works (images or videos), a biography and a brief description of the project to be carried out with the funding of the COCA PROJECT will be requested.
The property of the presented works will remain to the artists, COCA Project 2021 will use video and photographic materials only to promote the artist during the exhibitions and on the online platform.
The pre-selection is free, only the artists who will be selected by the jury will be able to register later, paying the fee of 47 € as project member at COCA. There are 4 voting stages: Pre-selection | 1st Selection | 2nd Selection | Finalists
DEADLINE AND PUBLICATION OF RESULTS
The open call will close by 2 March 2021 or upon reaching 121 finalist artists. The results of the selected and finalist artists will be published in real-time on www.cocaproject.art and each artist will be informed by e-mail.
CREATE AND INNOVATE YOUR IDEA
How to participate
1 | Click onApply Now
2 | Uploadyour work
Upload adn share with us max 3 jobs, enter your bio and describe your project to request your artistic production grant
3 | Reviewand submit
Check and submit your project, keeping in mind that you will not be able to change it after sending. If you are selected you will be contacted by COCA.