Wallspot Post - Open Call for Artists / AgitÁgueda x Travel The Wall 2019

Open Call for Artists / AgitÁgueda x Travel The Wall 2019

Events , Festivals , Stories , call | 13-05-2019

We are glad to announce the third call for artists TRAVEL THE WALL, a Wallspot program that aims to develop artistic exchange among Wallspot cities, promote artists from the platform and create international projects to recognise their talent.

For the second consecutive year, TRAVEL THE WALL will take place in Águeda (Portugal) during the AgitÁgueda Festival, an interdisciplinary event that promotes culture in the city. Muralism, art installations, music, workshops and activities will take over the streets of Águeda the whole month of July to celebrate culture in the city.

TRAVEL THE WALL will select 2 artists to create 2 murals, which content must be related to recycling.


Terms of the call for artists:

  • 2 artists will be selected to paint 2 murals
  • Dates to paint the mural: from the 1st to the 6th of July (both included)
  • Sizes of the wall: 30 x 5 meters and 25 x 5 meters
  • The work created must be a unique, unseen work of art, which content must be related to recycling.
  • Deadline to submit applications: May 30, 2019
  • The submission of an application implies the acceptance of the terms and conditions set out in this call for applications


Applicant requirements:

  • Applicants must be registered on Wallspot as an artist
  • Applicants must have painted any wall listed on Wallspot between the 1st of December 2018 and the 30th of May 2019. The jury will only consider the works that applicants have created on Wallspot  walls and that have been posted on Wallspot website.
  • Applicants must be able to issue an invoice for the artistic services provided
  • Applicants must fill out the online application form

Artist selection:

  • The jury, formed by members of AgitÁgueda, will select 2 artists
  • The jury will take into account the quality and originality of the works.
  • The decision of the jury will be announced on Wallspot Facebook between the 6th and the 13th of June. The artists selected will be contacted by phone or email.

The selected artists will be provided with:

  • 1.100€ as artist fee
  • Materials (paint, sprays, rollers, brushes…)
  • Scaffolders and/or ladders
  • Flights
  • Accomodation
  • Meals

We're waiting for you!