EGC2016 - Open Call

EGC2016 - Open Call

EGC2016 – Open Call

Will be exhibited at Grønbechs Gaard and will be curated by open call, where individual curators, artist groups or artists can apply for participation. With this approach, we hope to include collaborative works, experimentalism, activism etc. The curator group will select works and projects for participation among the applicants.


Who can participate?

  • All 28 members of the European Union as well as Iceland, Norway and Switzerland are invited to participate in the EGC2016 exhibitions.
  • An applicant can only apply with max 2 entries pr artist / artist group.
  • Artists must be of the nationality or be a resident in the country they represent.
  • Artists that took part in the EGC2012, may not participate in the same exhibition category in EGC2016.
  • Artwork can be made in any technique and form of artistic expression.
  • Materials used in the artwork must be predominantly glass.
  • Objects must be unique and not part of serial or industrial production.
  • Artwork must be available throughout the full exhibition period.
  • Artwork must be contemporary and made in 2012 or later, work produced before this time will not be accepted.


Selection process
The curator group will also select participants among applicants for the open call exhibition at Grønbechs Gaard.

The group has 6 members representing various regions in Europe. The curators may come from different backgrounds within museums and education, but have all been invited because of their insight and expertise of contemporary glass in Europe. The curators play a vital role in the profile and organization of European Glass Context.


The EGC2016 Prizes and Jury

Two prizes of € 10.000 € and € 5000 will be given to two outstanding artists or artists groups, selected among the participants in the two exhibitions. A jury of three international members with expertise within the field of glass will go through the exhibitions before the opening and select the prize winners. The winners will be announced at the exhibition opening.


The Jury members are:

Åsa Jungnelius SE, Artist and professor at Konstfack Stockholm SE

Jean-Luc Olivié FR, Chief Curator at Musee Les Arts Décoratifs FR

Lars Kærulf Møller DK, Museum director, Bornholm Art Museum DK


Exhibition catalogue

An exhibition catalogue will be produced presenting all artists with images of their work, critical notes and a short CV, as well as essays on contemporary glass.

Venue: Grønbechs Gaard

Dates: 10. Sep. - 13. Nov. 2016

Participation: Closed for applications - Deadline May 1st 2016



Marina Hanser

Camille Jacobs

Anastasia Andreeva

Czech Republic
Eva Novakova

Karin Mørch
Ida Wieth
Rafael Alejandro Zarazúa Rosales

Kristiina Uslar
Kai Kiudsoo-Värv

Hans-Christian Berg
Henriikka Pöllänen

Anaïs Dunn
Salomeé Ebibi
María Renée Morales Lam

Judith Röder
Lena Feldmann
Shige Fujishiro

Péter Borkovics
Lukácsi Lászlo

Debbie Dawson
Luke Sisk

Saman Kalantari

Marta Gibiete
Ieva Strazdina

Kamilė Stanevičiūtė
Dalia Truskaité

The Netherlands
Alexandra Engelfriet
Ans Bakker

Eirin Bjørsland Hansen
Kirsten Vikingstad Storesund

Kamile Mróz
Marzena Krzeminska-Baluch

Vítor Agostinho
Pedro Miguel Rebelo da Palma

Rocío Garriga
Carmen Marcos Martínez
Montserrat Duran Muntadas

Markus Emilsson
Terese William Waenerlund
Karin Forslund

Karola Dischinger

Pippa Beveridge
Harry Morgan
Gayle Matthias



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