Costume at the Turn of the Century

COSTUME DESIGNERS ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT WORK FOR THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION JUNE-JULY 2015 AT THE BAKHRUSHIN STATE CENTRAL MUSEUM IN MOSCOW, RUSSIA.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS EXTENDED TO November 15, 2014

 

Official website http://www.worldcostumedesign.com

Contact emailcostumedesign2015@gmail.com 

 

CURATORIAL VISION
This exhibition is meant to review and share the variety of work in costume design from the period of 1990 to 2015.

Our intent is to showcase the development of ideas, materials and technologies of costume design over the past twenty-five years from all over the world. Our expectation is to expand the horizons and inspire all the participants and attendees, as well as archive and preserve this historical material for future designers and the general public.

We seek costume design projects in theatre, opera, dance, film, fashion design, performance art, etc. This will include costume renderings for a production or non-produced designs showing the art of costume design: production photos or artistic images of costumes in other settings, or short performance videos. A limited number of actual costumes will be displayed and student work will also be considered. There is no limit to the number of the participants at this exhibition.
Selected designs will be featured at the Exhibit in June - July 2015 Moscow, Russia as printed pictures, some will be presented as a digital portfolio; most will be printed in the catalog.

APPLICATIONS
* Designers should submit to the regional curators up to 5 photos or renderings or both, from the same show, a total of 3 productions over the past 25 years.
* Designers should submit photographs of the actual costumes they wish to include in the showcase at the exhibition.
* Designers may submit designs for a never produced play, but represents unique/original concepts.
* Regional Curators are encouraged to submit their own designs and participate in the exhibition.

PLEASE SUBMIT HIGH-RESOLUTION IMAGES OF DESIGNS TO YOUR ASSIGNED REGIONAL CURATOR BY November 15, 2014 

The minimum resolution suggested for printing at 24" x 36" is 3600 x 5400, or 150DPI at 100% size (24" x 36”) Preferably 300DPI.

* Designers should submit to the regional curators up to 5 photos or renderings or both, from the same show, a total of 3 productions over the past 25 years. Maximum 15 images.
* Designers should submit photographs of the actual costumes they wish to include in the showcase at the exhibition.
* Designers may submit designs for a never produced play, but represents unique/original concepts.
* Regional Curators are encouraged to submit their own designs and participate in the exhibition. 

1. Name of the show and the names of the character(s) and actor(s) shown
2. Time and place of production
3. Name of the director/choreographer

4. Name of the other designers

5. Name of the photographer if applicable
6. Biography of costume designer or other pertinent information
7. Proof of copyright ownership of the work submitted

LIST OF REGIONAL CURATORS
1. United States: Susan Tsu stsu@andrew.cmu.edu
                         Sandy Bonds abonds@uoregon.edu
                         Laura Crow laura.crow.usa@gmail.com
2. Japan: Kazue Hatano kazue@hinix.com
3. Hungary: Erzsébet Ék 
ekzso@ekerzsebet.hu
  
4. Finland: Pirjo Liiri-Majava 
pirjo.liiri-majava@kolumbus.fi, Anna Sinkkonen annasinkk@gmail.com

5. Netherlands: Sabine Snijders sabine@wardrobe.nl
6. Australia: Julie Lynch julielynchdesign@gmail.com
7. Southeast Asia: Rolando Meriales de Leon rolliedl2000@yahoo.com
8. Spain and Venezuela: Mariaelena Roqué melenaroque2@gmail.com
9. Italy: Fabrizia Migliarotti fabriziam@yahoo.com
10. Serbia: Miodrag Tabacki miodragtabacki@gmail.com
11. Belgium: Tina Matulessy oc.matulessy@breda.nl
12. Slovakia: Nad'a Simunova
13. Pakistan: Umer Hameed
14. Brazil: Rosane Muniz romuniz@gmail.com
15. UK: Claire Suckall claire.suckall@gmail.com
                   Greer Crawley greer.crawley@gmail.com
16. Denmark/Scandinavia: Lise Klitten liseklitten@kulisse.dk
17. Russia: Dmitry Rodionov chief_director@gctm.ru
18. Canada: April Viczko april.viczko@gmail.com
19. Czech Republic: Vlasta Smolakova vlasta.smolakova@gmail.com
                             Marie Zdenkova marie.zdenkova@divadlo.cz
20. Ukraine: Irina Nesmiyanova in-kiev@mail.ru
21. Poland: Paweł Dobrzycki dobrzycki.pawel@gmail.com
                 Agnieszka Koecher-Hensel
22. Taiwan, China and Hong Kong:
OISTAT Headquarters

CONCEPT OF EXHIBITION: 
1- This exhibition is meant to review and share the variety of work in costume design from the period of 1990 to 2015.
2 - There is no limit to the number of the participants at this exhibition.
3 - Designers should submit to the regional curators up to 5 photos or renderings or both, from the same show, a total of 3 productions over the past 25 years. Maximum – 15 images.
4 - Designers may submit designs for a never produced play, but represents unique/original concepts.
5 - Student work will be also accepted.
6 - Our intent is to showcase the development of ideas, materials and technologies of costume design in your country, over the past twenty-five years.
7 - We would like also to see experimental work and inspirational projects in costume design including theatrical realizations in fashion.

COPYRIGHTS: 
It is the artist’s responsibility to have copyrights of their work and submit them along with the images of every single piece they will submit to the exhibit. In the United States one gets a copyright by mailing an image to the US Copyright office. Information at: http://www.copyright.gov/help/faq/

The USA and Russia have a binding copyright agreement. Check here for other countries: http://www.copyright.gov/help/faq/faq-general.html#countries

The museum holds no copyright for the work of the artist, but acknowledges copyrights that will be stated in the contract between the artist and the museum.

INSURANCE: The museum insurance covers all exhibition materials only when they are in the possession of the museum. If you will be sending the costumes or renderings via the mail, you must purchase your own insurance. The museum will not be liable for any lost property outside the museum.

If you have additional questions please contact curator of this exhibition Igor Roussanoff at roussanoff@hotmail.com