Following the successful première at Schmuck 2022, SMCK On Reel presents a new blend of videos inspired by jewelry and various applied art disciplines during Grassimesse Leipzig 2022.
More than 60 international artists and designers, galleries, and institutions presented their videos in SMCK ON REEL Munich during Schmuck (Galerie Weltraum and Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein, 7-16 July 2022). The following Open Call invites artists, designers, crafters and institutions working with jewelry, textile, glass, ceramics, metal, furniture, toys, fashion etc. to participate in the Second Edition of SMCK ON REEL during Grassimesse in Grassi Museum Leipzig, 20-23 October 2022.
With five prestigious awards, strong commitment to the crafts through its purchasing program, about 10.000 visitors, and its high standards for quality, Grassimesse Leipzig, Europe’s oldest fair of applied arts, stands beyond competition in the creative sector.
Join SMCK ON REEL LEIPZIG featuring videos by Karl Fritsch, DIVA Museum Antwerpen, Jeannie Lee/Pureun Culture Foundation, Akademie Für Gestaltung Munich, Legnica SILVER Festival, Grassi Museum and many others. SMCK ON REEL’s also hosts a pleiad of Ukrainian jewelry artists from Kyiv and the war zone.
SMCK On Reel, the first international video festival inspired by jewelry and applied art, presents video works in the context of rapidly changing social and aesthetic values. SMCK On Reel highlights tradition and future, memory and identity, environmental destruction and material awareness, femininity and feminism, gender, and social conventions.
Reels, the art of the moving image, deploy the artist’s narrative and enable the public to indulge in the maker’s work. Jewelry, crafts, objects not only serve as a starting point for personal stories, but also as a cultural catalyst that can change social values.
SMCK On Reel takes place 20-23 October 2022 in Grassimesse at GRASSI Museum Leipzig.
Watch SMCK ON REEL at Schmuck 2022 Munich ONLINE:
Apply by 31 August 2022.
Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply:
If you are an artist, designer, or crafter, there are three options to participate in SMCK On Reel:
1. Submit a video you made in the last three years, plus a short work statement and bio (participation fee: 120,00 euro payable in two installments).
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: 250,00 euro payable in three installments).
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: 290,00 euro payable in three installments).
No application fee is charged.
2. Studio – Gallery – School – Institution
If you own/work in/manage a studio, gallery, school, or institution apply with:
1. A short work statement and bio
2. A website or Instagram link
3. A video presenting your studio or venue or work concept
No application fee is charged.
Consulting and participation fee in SMCK On Reel: 250,00 € payable in one/three installments
Ukrainian artists, crafters and designers – living in the country or abroad – are welcome to participate in SMCK ON REEL Leipzig free of fee.
SMCK ON REEL is curated by SMCK Magazine. SMCK Magazine #8 (October 2022) will feature all SMCK On Reel participants, their videos, work and statement.
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NEW! NEW! NEW! SMCK ON REEL at ROJW Bucharest
READ details here:
SMCK ON REEL selected videos will be screened at Romanian Jewellery Week, 6-9 October 2022 in Bucharest.
Artists who wish to participate in SMCK ON REEL at ROJW in Bucharest should submit their video (maximum 3 minutes long) plus short statement and biography to firstname.lastname@example.org DEADLINE to apply is 30 August 2022. No application fee is charged. However, selected artists pay a 75,00 euro fee and selected institutions pay a 120,00 euro fee to cover participation cost.
Artists participating in both SMCK ON REEL Leipzig and SMCK ON REEL at ROJW pay 180,00 euro instead of 195,00 euro, while institutions pay 380,00 euro instead of 410,00 euro.
Artists and institutions can apply for SMCK ON REEL Leipzig or SMCK ON REEL at ROJW or for both events. DEADLINE to apply for both events is also 30 August 2022.