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Call for Artists on St. Martin, St. Maarten

HeadMade Factory's call to artist in St Martin & Sint Maarten

The aim is to identify and select artists for the "Hey you? What do you see?" of St Martin, exhibit date november 24th 2012 to decembre 20th 2012.

HeadMade Factory's call to emerging and professional artists of the island, aiming to select artists willing to rebrand the touristic image of St Martin & Sint Maarten. Contemporary Artists willing to reinforce the idea that the island is a land of creation and culture. HMF will the organise an artistic event to exhibit the selected artists work. The curator chosen theme is "Hey you? What do you see?" of St Martin, artists from all fields can present their works (performances, choregraphy, video,installation, contempory painting & drawing, photography, contemporary dance...)

For the event, HMF will invite three contemporary Art and carribean art experts to gage the artistic potential of the island in order to organise the first comtemporary art Biennale of St Martin. Regine Cuzin, Richard Conte & Fabienne Pourtein will attend the varnishing and will be guided to visit the workshops of the selected artists but only five artists will have their works exposed at "Hey you? What do you see?" .

The experts will host a roundtable on the topic of "Tourism & contemporary creation" on november 24 & 25th, the general public will also be invited to expose their views on the cultural and econimic implications of development of art related tourism.

5 artist will be retained from this call, 3 st martin artists living abroad and 5 HMF artists will be invited. So at least 13 artists will be present at "Hey you? What do you see?" of St Martin.

Useful informations
Exhibition saturday november 24th to Thursday december 20th 2012. Round tables saturday november 24th to sunday november 25th 2012 Workshop visit (appointments) november 26 to 30th 2012.
Call to artits timetable.
Apply by email at: contact@artsxm.org and /or send your CD or flash disk by registered mail at : HMF S/C ATYPIQUE 4 Rue du General de Gaulle Marigot St Martin (FWI). reception deadline : Monday october 22nd 2012.
Selection results by monday 29 october 29 2012.

For more information: www.artsxm.org
For more information on the expert and contemporary art
Regine Cuzin: international curator, Caraibeean specialist.
link: http://www.latitudes-ocea.org/
Richard Conte : Institut ACTE Director (Actes creations theories esthetiques, Universite Paris 1- CNRS) Link: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Conte_(plasticien)
& http://cerap.univ-paris1.fr/spip.php?rubrique60



Radisson Blu on St. Martin to reopened yesterday

According to our friends at Travel Weekly:

The Radisson Blu Resort, Marina & Spa St. Martin reopens Dec. 15 following a seven-month closure for a $53 million renovation project.

The 252-room property in Anse Marcel in the northwest corner of St. Martin (on the French side of the Dutch-French island) opened under the Radisson flag in December 2008, following an $80 million conversion from the former L'Habitacion de Lonvilliers.



New St. Martin map

We have a new Saint Martin - Sint Maarten map available on Caribmart.com. This map has street names and considerable detail, and is being updated regularly by the map maker who is a resident of the island.

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