Call 2018

We're thrilled to announce 3 Calls for Artists for Cartasia 2018





Call for Artists OutDoor: involves an artist's residency during which the artist creates monumental sculptures with the Biennale's support, to then be installed in sqares and/or on the walls of Lucca (and surrounding area);




Call for Artists InDoor: we're looking for art pieces and performances to create one or more exhibitions in symbolic locations of Lucca;



 Call for Artists Design: we welcome ideas and projects, some of which will be selected, created and exhibited in symbolic locations of Lucca.


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As every edition, the Biennale invites international artists and designers to converge within the ancient walls of Lucca, to create a unique event: the first International Biennial dedicated to the use of paper as a form of art, design, education and entertainment. Founded in 2004, Cartasia promotes art that is innovative, unique and ecological, thanks to the collaboration of leading groundbreaking figures in this sector. The choice of paper as an instrument is moved by ethical and traditional awareness: paper represents a historical industry for the Lucca area, and still today is a great economical resource.
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Cartasia originates from a sustainable philosophy, and aims to be an observer and representative of society, as such it approaches contemporary topics, seeking different points of view and solutions. According to the Biennale, the artist and designer have an important role in society.For this reason the Biennale chooses projects that use paper in a bold and original way, keeping in line with the edition's theme: Chaos and Silence. The Biennale isn't just exhibitions, events and entertainment: it's also an occasion for networking and updates on the art world thanks to Talks, two "three day" sessions dedicated to art and design, to be held respectively at the beginning and end of the Bienniale.



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