European Capital of Culture 2023 / ELEVSIS (Greece) calls for artists – deadline 31 March
In 2023 the city of Elefsina will host the title of the European Capital of Culture (ECoC), presenting a multifaceted programme entitled ”MYSTERIES of TRANSITION”. For the final configuration of its artistic programme, the Municipal Single Societe Anonyme of the Cultural Capital, 2023 ELEVSIS addresses an International Open Call to individual artists, groups and organizations from Greece and abroad, for the submission of Proposals for new projects/actions that will take place during 2022 and 2023.
The submission of the proposals starts on the 11th of February 2021 and ends on the 31st of March 2021.
Drawing inspiration from the rich history of the city, 2023 ELEVSIS forms a comprehensive artistic, research and educational program, the MYSTERIES of TRANSITION, moving in four strategic areas: Culture, People, City and Environment. Accordingly there are three distinct and interconnected central themes of the programme, People / Society, Environment and Labor, reflecting the unique features of the city and the contemporary challenges both Elevsis and Europe are facing.
The proposed projects / actions may relate to one or more thematic axes, one or more areas of art and creation. Indicatively, the following categories are mentioned, but without them being a strictly restrictive field: Music, Dance, Literature, Writing, Theater, Performance Art, Visual Arts, Installation Art, Digital Arts, Cinema/Film/Documentary, Photography, Games, Comic Art, Design, Digital Fabrication, Cultural Policy, Networking Events (Meetings, Conferences), Capacity Building Programmes, Educational Programmes, Community Engagement Projects, Artistic and Research programs for the public space and the environment, Interdisciplinary projects, etc.
Before writing and submitting proposals, it is necessary to study the Artistic Vision and the Strategic Objectives of 2023 ELEVSIS, as described in detail here.
Proposals must be submitted electronically using this form.
Terms and Procedure of Participation in The Open Call here.