Q&A Design Club Open Call #3
Answers to frequently asked questions concerning Open Call. Further questions can be addressed to Chief Curator Suvi Saloniemi of Design Museum.
An international call for exhibition concepts, which has been made possible by Design Club, Design Museum’s corporate community.
Who is it for?
The call is for Finnish and international designers, designer teams and companies. Teams and firms of all sizes are entitled to participate.
What is being sought?
A proposal within the theme of new knowlege. It can be an exhibition, installation or intervention and it can consist of several works or just one piece.
What is being offered?
The use of Design Museum’s Gallery from 3 September 2021 to 9 January 2022, production funding to the amount of €10,000 (VAT 0%) and assistance in keeping with the museum’s curatorial, exhibition mounting and information practices.
(Basic level mounting materials according to the museum’s standard practice, graphic design, curatorial assistance, staff for mounting and information services in keeping with museum practice, the exhibition opening, exhibition venues, supervision, and photographic documentation.)
What costs can be included in the financial assistance for production?
Costs for travel, transport, equipment, materials, and work.
50% of the production funding at the most can be used for salaries. At least half of the funding (5 000€) must be used for other production costs.
How will the production grant be paid?
The sum will be paid in two installments, first when the agreement on cooperation is signed and upon invoicing after the project has been completed.
Can member firms or companies Design Club participate?
Can additional funding be sought from other sources?
Applicants may use additional funding for the projects, and this is also recommended. The applicants can also make a proposal for a partner for the materials.
Can applicants submit more than one entry?
Can the entry be a project that has been presented previously?
Yes, but not presented in Finland.
Can the museum reserves the right not to select anyone?