Monday, May 18, 2015

Textile Arts Factory: a bag conceals // a bag reveals

Deadline: May 31, 2015 {ONLINE}

a bag conceals // a bag reveals
International Textile Arts Exhibition and Catalogue
Textile Arts Factory

Neapoli, Thessaloniki
August 3 to August 10, 2015


"a bag conceals // a bag reveals" will be an international event whose aim is to discover and showcase some of the most interesting textile bag creations in the world. Under the term textile fall certain techniques, such as: knitting, knotting, crocheting, weaving, sewing, patchwork, felting, macramé, etc. The exhibition focuses on both the bag’s design and the design of the textile used. Combinations of different materials are accepted; however the main material should be textile. Participants are encouraged to submit both experimental and conventional designs. Only original artwork is accepted.


"a bag conceals // a bag reveals" is open to any textile artists, fashion designers, crafters, designers etc of any nationality, over the age of 18. Entries must follow exhibition theme. The number of artwork that an artist can submit is up to three. Works must be ready for installation. All works must include proper instructions on how to be installed (if necessary).


A non-refundable fee for the artwork submitted is $15 per entry or $40 per three entries. Fees are paid after the acceptance of the artist’s work.


•Each submission must be represented by two to three images: one general view and two details of the artwork on neutral background.
•Images must be in JPEG or TIFF format (max image size 1024 Kb).
•Each image file should be labeled with entry number (01, 02, or 03), last name, first name, and title (e.g. 01_Smith_John_Abstract.jpg).
•Apart from the images a short description of each work, materials and retail prices in euro should be included.

Online Registration Form

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Textile Arts Factory
33 Didimotihou Str,
567 27 Neapoli, Thessaloniki