25 09 2020

Open Call: 2nd “Social Distancing” International Online Sculpture Symposium

2nd “Social Distancing” International Online Sculpture Symposium

- Social Hope -

Deadline: 27/9


Organized by AIESM – International Association of Monumental Sculpture Events and ISSA – International Sculpture Symposium Alliance. Curators Lucia Badii and Jorg Van Daele . Jury : Bettino Francini AIESM President, Liu Yang ISSA President, Lele Trabb AIESM Manager for Argentina, Jorg Van Daele AIESM Manager for Belgium, Florence Hoffmann AIESM Manager for Luxembourg.



Participation is open for all sculptors all over the world .  The organisation will select 15 sculptors .



Deadline : 27/9

Symposium 4/10- 11/10

Working days 5/10 till 10/10  10/10 everybody sends his/her finished work

11/10 Jury choose winner and vote for public winner



“Social Hope“  

Due to the profound impact that the Covid 19 pandemic has inflicted on our society, it is still difficult to think of a rebirth, will we ever go back to life as before? However, it is necessary to free ourselves from the fear of contagion, which affects our every daily action. Social Hope is our lifeline, it is what drives us to go forward to recover our humanity, our world, to return to look at the other with trust and solidarity.




All sculpting materials

Every selected artist work at home , inside or outside .

Every artist send a picture by the start from the chosen material and one from himself/herself with a drink to open the symposium .

Every day each artist send a picture of the progress . It will be published on AIESM /ISSA website .

At the end of the symposium the jury choose a winner .

Organisation made publicity in newspaper and other Media .



- First prize of jury 500 euro, sponsored by New Jorg Gallery

- AIESM membership for all selected artist .

- Public Choice’s Award: free publications of an International Art Magazine will be gifted.


How to apply:

The following information should be sent ONLY by email to and shouldn’t be more than 3 MG (no wetransfer).

-Application Form

-sketch or draft of the project . Minimum size 50 cm  

-chosen material ( stone, clay, iron…)


More info : 






Name : _________________________________________________________________

Nationality : _____________________________________________________________

Contact information (address, telephone, email)

CV (fill the blanks or send in word format)

Attached documentation


Project (title and idea – short text, material and size)








Signature and date