Amsterdam Light Festival 2017-2018 Call For Concepts Open

Amsterdam Light Festival

The Amsterdam Light Festival invites artists, designers, engineers, architects, and all creative professionals and students from all around the world to submit their proposals for its 2017 – 2018 edition.

It is expected to host visitors with spectacular illuminated shows and animations in Amsterdam city center. In this context, professionals from all over the world are required to share detailed work and concepts by 31 January. Within the scope of the festival, Amsterdam’s fabolous water channel and pedestrian routes are selected as active sites of the festival to attract visitors for beautiful Amsterdam City view. Furthermore, the festival organizers hope visitors to see beautiful interpretations and installations that bring the EXISTENTIAL qualities of light back to the basics and provide a stage for natural miracles and occurrences. Organizers are looking for artworks that visitors can touch, walk through, connect with and react to.”

Amsterdam Light Festival

Amsterdam Light Festival is an annual light art festival in the Netherlands.  The sixth edition of the international light festival will take place from 30 November 2017 to 21 January 2018.

Amsterdam Light Festival artworks that connect the essential elements of light and people’s EXISTENTIAL needs and dreams, making people more aware of their existential being. Within the scope of this route, the visitors will attend to boat tours, and the aim of these tours are to aware of city, life, human, nature and light themes. Another area within the festival is walking route. In this area, visitors are also asked to experience the light and the reasons for the existence of the person. Organizers also want the pleasant moments for the visitors to enjoy the wonderful light and artistic designs that can be watched or touched.

Amsterdam Light Festival

Please fill out the form on to request the Artist Briefing. Any questions can be sent to [email protected].

2017 Amsterdam Light Festival Deadlines & Schedule 

Tuesday 31 January 2017 (11:00 CET)
Deadline submission round 1 – curatorial selection. Late entries are not accepted.

Friday 17 February 2017
Notification whether the curatorial team has selected your submission for round 2 and presentation to the jury.

Friday 17 March 2017 (11:00 CET)
Deadline submission round 2 – jury selection.

Tuesday 4 April 2017
Announcement of approximately 30 artists selected by the international jury members.

Tuesday 18 April – Friday 21 April 2017
The artists who are selected by the jury visit Amsterdam for the kickoff meeting and site visit (2 days). These dates are subject to change.

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Amsterdam Light Festival

Submission Deadline:
31/01/2017 11:00

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