Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium (TISS) will consist of 20 sculptors from around the world coming together to produce a series of permanent public sculptures. The 22-day Symposium (10th November– 2nd December 2021) is a platform for international and Saudi artists to create public sculptures in a live setting. The work will be on view for 5 days at the end of the Symposium (2nd – 6th December 2021) before moving to various outdoor locations across the city.
The entire creative process will be open and accessible to the public with a program of different events and talks. A highly respected expert panel comprised of five renowned members will review each application, and a final list of 20 artists will be commissioned to create new works at TISS.
Eligibility: Applications are open to stone sculptors of all nationalities with at least 5 years of experience exhibiting works permanently or temporarily in outdoor spaces or galleries.
What you get out of it: 1st Prize: 75,000 SAR 2nd Prize: 37,500 SAR 3rd Prize: 18,750 SAR
Deadline: 7 May 2021