Open Call: Light Architecture


Arcam and XS ARCHITECTURE are looking for architects, designers and artists to submit work that represents the relationship between architecture and light.

Zijaanzicht_nachtopnam_ Foto Wim Ruigrok

After two successful editions in 2014, Arcam Amsterdam Architecture Centre and XS ARCHITECTURE, a design platform for architecture of a smaller (xs) scale, are organising a third XS ARCAM MARKET. The XS ARCAM MARKETS aim to exhibit and sell products that are inspired by architecture, and this edition will highlight objects inspired by both light and architecture: Light Architecture.

XS ARCAM MARKET #1 considered the main theme of products designed by architects or influenced by architecture; #2 focused on Textile Architecture, looking at how fabric and architecture can connect; #3 will discuss light architecture, observing the use of light in architecture, as well as the influence architecture has on light and vice versa.

XS ARCAM MARKET #3: Light Architecture is taking place from 27 November 2015 to 3 April 2016, during the Amsterdam Light Festival in the centre of Amsterdam.

The theme Light Architecture can be interpreted widely. We welcome a great variety of ‘light architecture’: lights, light objects, light art and other interpretations. The exhibition calls for architects, designers and artists to submit original products, objects and prototypes – plans or images of projects will not be shown.

A jury including Yvonne Franquinet (Director of Arcam Amsterdam Architecture Centre), Bastiaan Gribling (Founder of XS ARCHITECTURE) architects and designers (yet to be confirmed) will select twenty interesting objects that will be presented at the third XS ARCAM MARKET.

Exhibition: XS ARCAM MARKET #3: Light Architecture
Time: 27 November – 3 April 2016
Location: Arcam, Prins Hendrikkade 600, Amsterdam
Deadline Open Call: 25 oktober 2015

How to apply
Complete the online application form. If you have more than one product to submit then please submit a separate form for each product. There is no fee for submission.

Please include three images in the online form.
Image specification: high res, 300dpi, credits in the filename, free to use by third parties. Image description: Name artist, title work, year, material, size, price (if applicable), photograph credit. (if applicable). Please note that the images submitted might be used for marketing purposes.

For more information about XS ARCAM MARKET and the open call, please contact Julietta Zanders, Cultural Producer at Arcam, via julietta[at] or 020 6204878


(NL) Nieuw werk te koop in XS Arcam Market

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