The Albania-NOW committee will begin accepting submission from April 1, 2013 through August 1, 2013. The jury is seeking projects that represent the best of Albanian art and design. Projects that represent the evolution and re-imagination of the Balkans will be given priority.
Submission to the exhibit is open to all Albanian designers, architects, and artists living and working in Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, and other Balkan nations. All designers not currently enrolled in a college or university must submit work as a professional. Subsequently, to submit work as a student the artist or designer must be enrolled in a college or university.
Exhibition + Publication
All submitted work will be considered for both exhibition and publication. The Albania-NOW exhibit will take place in the Studio Couture Gallery in Detroit, and will be accompanied by a publication of the exhibition with additional work selected by the jury. Acceptance can be designated for the exhibit, the publication, or both, and is at the discretion of the jury.
Media & Submission Requirements
Submitted work will be received digitally via upload to the Albania-NOW website. Non-digital work will need to be documented and submitted as a PDFor jpeg file. The Albania-NOW committee will make all efforts possible to assist with shipping of work. However, shipment to Detroit, USA is the sole responsibility of the author. Artist and Designers will be required to upload images of work for consideration along with contact information, a 150 word biography, and a 150 word project statement, all in English. An entry fee of $20.00 is required for all student entries. Multiple entries from a single author(s) is allowed, but each submission requires a separate upload and fee payment. Entry fees are non-refundable regardless of submission acceptance or non-acceptance.
James C. Stevens, AIA
Martin Schwartz, AIA
October 1, 2012: Exhibit announced
April 1, 2013: Open for submissions
August 1, 2013: Closed for submissions
September 1, 2013: Announcement of work to be exhibited
October 2013: Exhibit opening
October 2013: Publication of Albania-NOW