Photo Alexandros Kaklamanos ( WEYA 2012)

Bjcem and the City of Ancona announce the launch of Mediterranea16 Young Artists Biennial, an international multidisciplinary event, taking place in Ancona, Italy from June 6th to July 7th 2013, bringing together more the 250 artists. Started in 1985, the Biennial takes place every two years in a different city in the Mediterranean area focusing on young artists and creators. Bjcem is an international network with more than 70 members and partners from Europe, Middle East and Africa.

The call is open to visual artists, filmmakers, writers, performers, musicians, designers and cultural researchers under the age of 35 (born before December 31st 1977). Artists have to present one specific proposal related to the concept. There are no submission fees and the opportunity is open to everyone regardless of gender, religion, social and political behaviours. Artists that have participated in more than one previous edition can’t apply, priority will be given to artists that have never attended the event.

For further information and FAQ please visit

Deadline for application : January, 27th 2013.

How to participate

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