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Call for entries AUTOR 2017

AUTOR 2017
13-14 MAY, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA

The International Jewelry Fair AUTOR is the most important event in this field in Eastern Europe. The event aims to create a dynamic environment with high selection standards. The participants to Autor are offered access to a select and attractive clientele. Autor is an active platform that encourages and creates a dialogue between designers and their public: consumers, collectors, galleries, distributors, specialized media.

Apply now for the 2017 edition of AUTOR!

Who is eligible to participate at Autor:
• jewelry professionals
• artists from creative fields who create contemporary jewelry
• galleries of contemporary jewelry
• contemporary jewelry schools from all over the world – any country or nationality.

The selection process:

An international jury will select the designers participating in AUTOR 2017, based on the following general criteria:

•           submission of a new collection
•           concept
•           innovative use of materials and techniques
•           originality
•           compliance with the contemporary jewellery principles
•           coherence/unity of the works

Application Requirements

For applying to AUTOR 2017, the following should be sent on the e-mail address: hello@dautor.ro

1.  The designer will send pictures of a minimum 5 new contemporary jewelry from a collection which has never been presented to AUTOR’s visitors and audiences.

(size: 350 KB, format: JPG; jewelry in their final form, preferably neutral background or contextualized on human body).

2. Short description of the concept (max 15 lines)

3. Short bio/CV, that must include:

•           the name he/she wishes to present to the public
•           e-mail address
•           phone number
•           website or Facebook page.

Deadline for applications is:
6ST OF MARCH 2017

 The results of selection will be announce after the 20th of March.

The e-mail address for sending the applications is: hello@dautor.ro

Support for participants:
Besides creating a dynamic hub for contemporary jewelry artists and public, AUTOR is actively trying to support and encourage talented jewelry creators through various sections and activities:
AAA (Autor Awesome Award): during the fair, an international jury consisting of experts in the artistic visual field will analyze all collections and will award the AAA designer prize to the designer whose jewelry pieces are considered the most impressive. The prize is designed to help the winner develop his/her jeweler career. The last four prizes were offered by the famous school as Alchimia, from Florence, Italy.
Joya Barcelona Award – consists of direct entrance and free of charge participation at the 2017 edition of the fair.
KRAMA Award – the newest of our prizes, recently established at the spring edition, is a jewelry course at Krama School of Contemporary Jewellery in Athens. The first winner was Romana Țopescu from Romania.
ELLE Award – Elle fashion editors choose a designer to whom they dedicate an article in the next issue of the most visible and sold fashion magazine in Romania. Previous winners are Kuki Constantinescu from Sweden, Andra Lupu, Adelina Petcan and Mona Vulpoiu from Romania.
AUTOR Magazine  – Launched in 2013, at the 10th edition of Autor fair, Autor Magazine is a specialized jewelry magazine that approaches subjects related to contemporary jewelry. Being the first magazine of contemporary jewelry in Romania, Autor Contemporary Jewelry Magazine is a facilitator that promotes contemporary jewelry designers.
 “Recommended by…” section: This section helps designers who takes part in Autor to enhance their portfolios. A well-known person from the visual art area makes his/her own selection of jewelry pieces displayed at Autor fair.These jewelry are formally acknowledged through a “Recommended by…” badge.
Contact: Dan Pierșinaru – director and founder: hello@dautor.ro

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