SMCK ON REEL – OPEN CALL NEW DEADLINE 15 May 2022

Photo: Video by Tieke Scheerlink (Belgium)

Open Call for artists, galleries,institutions to participate in the First International Jewelry Video Festival at SCHMUCK/ Munich’s jewelry week 2022 

SMCK On Reel International Festival: 7-10 Juli 2022 at Weltraum Gallery Munich

The medium video became indispensable to artists, designers and crafters during the pandemic. Its importance in introducing the public to the artist’s world, concepts and thoughts remains undisputed. Reels – the art of the moving image – deploy the artist’s narrative and enable the public to indulge in the maker’s work.


SMCK Magazine’s SMCK On Reel video festival takes place during Munich’s “Schmuck” international jewelry week in July 2022. More than 40 international jewelry artists, designers, art institutions and collectives have already been selected to participate in SMCK On Reel video festival from 7-10 July 2022. 

The festival takes place at Weltraum, a multi-awarded art gallery in Munich. SMCK On Reel will be accompanied by a series of live performances inspired by jewelry and other crafts. At the same time, SMCK Magazine #7 will feature SMCK On Reel participants, and offer an extensive coverage of Munich’s “Schmuck” week. SMCK On Reel is curated by SMCK Magazine.

Artists already selected for SMCK On Reel International Festival & March PREVIEW : 

Chen Aden, Miki Asai, Mor Carolina Berger, Xiao Chen, Achinoam Cina, Mara Colecchia, Lihi Daniel, Martina Dempf, Lena Echelle, Valeria Florescano, Kira Fritsch, Aino Astrid Gaedke, Eva Geldof, Francesca Guarnieri, Masumi Kataoka, Ophélia Leclercq, Alma Lion, Criselda Lopez, Margarita Malliri, Peleg Matityahu, Carolina Melo, Natasha Mercado, Cristina Perera, Constance Marie Pretorius, Pureun Foundation, Adriana Radulescu, Loukia Richards, Tieke Scheerlink, Maja Stojkovska, Jason Stein, Simon Marcus Swale, Anna Watson, Yolanda Ky, Annachiara Zani, Christoph Ziegler, ZLR Betriebsimperium … and more.

GET A TASTE OF SMCK ON REEL ONLINE!

An online LIVE event on Sunday 13 March 2022 will present selected participants, curators and gallerists, and offer background information on Schmuck 2022.

Apply now! 

SMCK On Reel participation deadline has been extended to Sunday 15 May 2022 following the date change of Schmuck/jewelry week.

A. How to participate: – ARTISTS

If you are an artist or designer or crafter, there are three options to participate in SMCK On Reel:

1. Submit a video you made in the last three years (participation fee: 150,00 euro payable in three installments).

OR

2. Submit your concept and attend an individual tutoring/coaching program that will assist you to shoot your video easily and without special equipment (participation fee: 280,00 euro payable in three installments).

OR

3. Participate in an intensive, three day e-Residency/workshop that will support you to write your script and shoot your video easily and without special equipment (participation fee: 390,00 euro payable in three installments).

Artists working with textile, glass, ceramics etc. are also encouraged to apply.

Additional services for selected artists/designers/crafters:

SMCK Magazine #7, covering Schmuck 2022, comes out in early July 2022. The magazine will feature all SMCK On Reel participants, and offer an extensive coverage of Schmuck/ Munich’s jewelry week.

B. How to participate: STUDIO – GALLERY – SCHOOL Video visits

If you own/work in/manage a studio, a gallery or a school, apply by e-mailing to magazine@smck.org:


1. A short work statement and bio
2. A website or instagram link
3. A simple 10-30 seconds cell phone video presenting your studio or venue
No application fee is charged.  

Coaching and participation fee in SMCK On Reel:
STUDIO VISITS: 180,00 euro payable in three installments
GALLERY VISITS: 250,00 euro payable in three installments  SCHOOL/ ORGANIZATION VISITS: 250,00 euro payable in three installments  

Additional services for selected studios, galleries, schools:

SMCK Magazine #7, covering Schmuck 2022, comes out in early July 2022. The magazine will feature all SMCK On Reel participants, and offer an extensive coverage of Schmuck/ Munich’s jewelry week.

For more information, please contact: magazine@smck.org

LINKS:

SMCK On Reel / SMCK Magazine: http://smck.org/smck-reel.html

Flying Circus video & jewelry project: http://www.initiation-project.com/2021_flying-circus/index.html

Polemos video & jewelry project: http://www.initiation-project.com/2020_polemos/index.html

INITIATION exhibition series: http://www.initiation-project.com/index.html

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