The application period ends on 1 July 2014. Registration must be done before this date!
The opening of the Biennale will take place September 30th, 2014 at 15.00 h. in Nantong ´1895 Creative Cultural Industry Park`. The show will end on 16 December.
Starting in 2000, the Biennale now is14 years old and has since developed into one of the largest textile art events in the world. Their last edition in 2012 recorded over 800 applications with more than 300 exhibiting artists (84% of them female) from 37 countries world-wide, including 66% from Asia, 22% from Europe, 10% from North America and 2% from the rest of the world .
An extensive catalog, three awards and 81 commendations (“outstanding”) are planned. There are no restrictions in the choice of textile materials, shape and style of work. Two-dimensional works must not exceed 320 cm in height; 600 cm in three-dimensional works. On delivery the package should be no larger than 120 x 120 x 50 cm, a possible tube must not exceed the length of 120 cm. Accompanying photos must have 300 – 350 pixels per inch, delivered in Tiff or jpg format (e-mail: Lbfiberart@163.com). Each single work requires its own application.
The juried works are published in the “From Lausanne to Beijing 8th International Fiber Art Biennial Catalogue” by China Arcitecture & Building Press.
International participants have to send their artwork via an International Post Office to the address Mentined below. The cost of insurance and delivery are to be covered by the sender, the return of the works by the Organizing Committee.
International Contact: Yue Song
Address: C322, Fiber Art Institute, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Haidian District, Beijing, China, Post Code: 100080 Tel: (011) -86-10-62798976, Fax: (011) -86-10-62798976 , e-mail: Lbfiberart@163.com, Website: www.chinafiberart.com
On the website www.chinaculture.org was to read:
“As its economic power matures and its population ages, China should increasingly develop its cultural fields in the course of the decade ahead, as China’ may be exporting fewer goods, it should aim at exporting more culture. Soft ( cultural) power is the best means to make friends and to influence people “.)
The 7th Biennial described 23 – In the magazine TEXTILE Forum 1/2013 is shown on pages 20