OPEN CALL FOR KORU7 EXHIBITION

The Finnish Jewellery Art Association hereby announces the open call for the juried exhibition at the seventh international jewellery triennial KORU7. The exhibition will open on the 29th of October 2021 in the South Karelia Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland.

The exhibition is aimed at all professional jewellery artists or artist groups, as well as artists from other fields who have interest in creating new ideologies and aesthetic views in the sense of contemporary jewellery.

The main purpose of the KORU7 event is to widely present international contemporary jewellery and bring together artists, lecturers, researchers and people, to take part in the exhibition, seminar and workshops. Information about the workshops and the seminar program will be announced later.

The jury for the KORU7 exhibition is composed of three members:

Karin Roy Andersson (SE) – Jewellery artist and manager of the contemporary jewellery gallery Four

Krister Gråhn (FI) – Sculptor

Tarja Tuupanen (FI) – Jewellery artist and chairwoman of Finnish Jewellery Art Association

More about jury here: http://koru7.fi/#Jury

There is no overall theme for this call. Applications will be treated anonymously. Each applicant can suggest 1–10 current pieces made no earlier than 2019. The deadline is 1.5.2021. The participation is free of charge, but the selected artists will be responsible for sending the pieces to Finland which includes some possible costs.

The jury aims to compose an exhibition that shows contemporary jewellery in its many facets, with fresh perspectives and attitudes in today’s world, to draw together a selection of art pieces with interesting relations to each other.

You can find more information about the KORU7 event here:
http://koru7.fi/index.html

Application information and details here: http://koru7.fi/#Exhibition-open-call

For questions please contact koruevent@gmail.com