- Exhibition Brief:
MIAF is on its 2nd Edition, bringing local, regional, and International Artists together for five days creative program. The MIAF is a collaboration with ZeeArts and Economic Development Board – Mauritius. Artists are invited to present their work under the theme “Bridge the Gap- Build the Future”
The curators’ committee comprises local and international curators who will review and provide advisory to all applicants. There will be a selection and we will inform all the artists on the status eventually.
- Exhibition Theme: “Bridge the Gap- Build the Future”
The selected artist will need to present one Artwork with any medium including (Painting, Sculpture, Installation, digital media, and photography) that reflect on the given theme.
- Deadline for Application
Deadline for application: 31st January 2021
- Technical artwork Details:
Each artist will have the right to exhibit one Artwork
Artwork (Painting) should be between (60 x 40 cm) to (100 x 100 cm)
Sculpture or Installation will be taken into consideration on a case basis
Artwork should be ready to hang.
- International Artists
Artists are not traveling, they will be responsible to courier their artwork to and back from Mauritius. Artwork should reach Mauritius by 31st March 2021
- Dismantle of Exhibition
MIAF 2nd Edition will end on 21st April 2021; Artists should arrange to collect your artwork on the same day for those traveling or on the following day. We will not keep any artwork or be responsible for any artwork after the show. Artists who want us to ship their artwork should make the shipment payment in advance, and we will arrange to ship it back.
- Live Painting
During the live painting and performance, ZeeArts will provide the canvas; For artists who use different mediums, e.g sculpture or installation, please advise us so that we can accommodate the request. All artworks produce during MIAF will remain for MIAF private collection 2021.
- Sale of Artwork
ZeeArts will take 10% commission on the sales of artwork
We will take care of the packing and provide the authenticity certificate
1 USD – 35 MUR
1 Euro – 40 MUR
1 AED – 9.40 MUR
- Selection Criteria
The curators have established comprehensive criteria lists based on the below:
Artist Vision and Ideas, Originality, Concept, and Connection grounded on the theme, techniques feasibility, and artist portfolio.
- Country Pavilion
We will have different continent pavilion for International artists including Africa, Europe, Asia, Middle-East, Americas, and Oceania
We are communicating with different hotels to have a discount for all the artists traveling, we will get back shortly with different options by January 2021. Artists are most welcome to be accompanied by their families.
- Refund Policy
If the artists could not participate for any reason after making the payment, we will refund the full amount before January 15th, 2021
A participation fee of 150 Euro applies to all selected international artists. Excluding all bank charges when transferring online.
All Payment should be settled in advance before the 31st December 2020
The MIAF Covers:
Exhibition and Insurance
Island Tours (Lunch)
Art Materials for live performance
Part of Local transportation during the program
MIAF 2nd Edition – PROGRAM
- 15th April (Thursday):
- Official Opening of MIAF 2nd Edition
- 16th April (Friday):
- Conference: Art and Finance
- 17th April (Saturday):
- Artists Avenue
- Little Picasso
- 18th April (Sunday):
- Cultural Tour
- 21st April (Monday)
- Unveil Waves of the Island
- End of MIAF 2nd Edition