curator


what are my options?
there are 3 options to organise a curated exhibition; pavilion, router and embassy. 

what is a pavilion?
it is any dedicated website, or any other online format, including social media, to host artworks by 10 (ten) artists or more.

what is a router?
it is a dedicated offline device that host artworks from 1 (one) artist or more. the router shows are exclusively hosted on routers.

where can i get one router?
a limited edition of 100 wrong routers is now available. click router for more info.

what is an embassy?
it is an event or series of events happening in a physical location, featuring artwork by 10 (ten) artists or more. embassies must also feature its own pavilion, and follow the guidelines, deadlines and conditions for all pavilions. 

what do i have to do?
you have to create a concept and a name for your pavilion/ router/ embassy, and if needed, register a dedicated domain, create a website, and host it. the domain name should represent the title of your pavilion/ embassy. 

are there any naming restrictions?
the name of your pavilion/ router/ embassy cannot include “WRONG” or “BIENNALE” or any combination of these words.

can i do whatever i like?
yes. you select the artists, and display the artworks in a respectful manner to the artists. you also set the conditions of participation in your pavilion/ router/ embassy. you select your artists and the works only following your own concept and criteria, but make sure to be in accordance with the wrong’s guidelines.

artist selected for your pavilion/ router/ embassy can participate in other pavilion/ router/ embassy, but only if presenting different works. an artist cannot present the same work in two different pavilion/ router/ embassy. you as curator are responsible to inform your artists about this.

can i feature my artwork in my pavilion/ embassy?
no. you as curator cannot feature your own artwork in your pavilion/embassy, but you can participate as artist in someone else's.

can i feature my artwork in my router?
yes. you as curator may feature your work in your wrong router show.

what is the time commitment for each option?
your pavilion must be online from november 1st, 2019 until march 1st, 2020.

your router shows must happen between november 1st, 2019 and march 1st, 2020.

your embassy events must open between november 1st, 2019 and march 1st, 2020. closing of embassy events can happen anytime, even after march 1st, 2020. 

can i make an open call for artists?
yes, but keep in mind it is not mandatory. the wrong encourages curators to make public open calls for artists to join your pavilion/ router/ embassy.

open calls can start right now and be active until the last day of the event. you decide when and how you want artists to submit their works.

when ready, please publish your open call to the wrong artists. you can also publish your open call in every other media you see fit.

can i make artists pay to review their work?
no. making artists pay a fee to submit their work to your pavilion/ router/ embassy, or to be reviewed, is 100% forbidden. please do not break this rule.

are there any artwork guidelines?
no need for artwork inspired in news actual or past, politics, sports,  twitter hate strings or anything hateful, natural catastrophes, political or universal injustices, even if you believe you are giving it a new twist.

let's keep the content fun, creative, whimsical and inspiring.

what about censorship?
there will be no censorship, but please always aim to showcase artworks that are positive and constructive.

if your pavilion/ router/ embassy will host +18 or adult oriented content, please make clear notice at the entrance.

do i get paid to curate at the wrong?
no. there is no economic remuneration for building your own pavilion/ router or running your embassy. 

can i secure sponsors or grants to fund my project?
yes. you are free to secure sponsors for your pavilion, router or embassy, and make your own revenue in the context of the wrong. your sponsors will only run their brand presence in your pavilion/ router/ embassy premises. if you secure a sponsor, please make sure to be fair when paying for your work and your artists' work.

are there any materials to introduce the wrong to any third party?
yes. there are new PDF presentations in english and spanish to introduce the wrong to artists, sponsors, institutions and press. download english or spanish.

the wrong can also provide you with letters of invitation and any additional official materials that may help you achieve your space and funding goals.

you can also use this website as reference. the recent press will sure help make a good solid impression.

what are the deadlines i must keep on my agenda?
these are the updated deadlines to participate as curator:

now
send an email and let us know your commitment to build a pavilion, a router or lead an embassy. include full name, personal links and your location.

august 1st,2019.
confirm domain and list of artists for pavilion.

september 1st,2019.
confirm location and list of artists for router.

september 15th,2019. 
confirm location and list of artists for embassy.

october 1st,2019.
send pavilion preview link.
send router show info.
send embassy show info.

october 15th,2019.
pavilion ready for press & VIP visits.

november 1st,2019.
opening of all pavilions.

between november 1st,2019 and march 1st,2020.
opening of embassies.
opening of router shows.

march 1st,2020.
closing of all pavilions.

anything else i should know?
conditions, guidelines and deadlines may be added/ changed/ updated from now and to the opening of the event. all announcements will be published at the wrong curators.

my question is not here...
if you have many doubts, please send an email. for a quick one you can always contact via messenger.

how can i be in touch about it all?
if we are not friends in facebook yet, please request my friendship, so we can have an easy flow on communications via messenger.

any last words?
this is a long one year trip together, so buckle up, be nice, patient, respect everyone's work and opinions, and let's have a great time.

in behalf of the wrong community and its council members; i welcome you to the 4th edition of the wrong.


david quiles guilló
founder & director
the wrong




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