Contempl’Art is now looking for photographers, performance artists and academics for the second edition of the cultural festival Les Balkannes in Paris. Les Balkannes promotes artistic expression in the Balkans through fresh perspectives about contemporary topics. Carried out by a team of Cultural studies graduates from Paris, Les Balkannes mainly collaborates with photographers but also including performers and academics in the programme.
Contempl’Art favours alternative cultural locations and innovative galleries of the French capital for the programming. Depicting aspects of urban life with a focus on young people and questioning social interactions within cities will be the focus for the 2022 photo exhibition.
The jury will select eleven pictures to exhibit – one per country – and competition winners. The first prize winner will receive round-trip plane tickets to Paris and accommodation for a few days during the exhibition. The second prize will receive round-trip plane tickets to Paris. Selected photographs will be exhibited for the duration of the project in Paris with a possible extension if other opportunities present in France or internationally.
Performers (singers, art performers, dancer, musician) and academics selected to present work will be granted round-trip plane tickets and accommodation in Paris.
The call for application is open to any resident born and/or living in the following countries: Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia.