Paul Batt

Proposals 2007

KINGS ARI Proposals are due by December 23 for inclusion in the 2007 - early 2008 round

Download the gallery plans as a PDF document

The Kings Artist-Run Initiative is an arts hub in the heart of Melbourne. Three purpose built exhibition spaces are offered within the gallery of differing sizes. An ongoing program of video art, forums and events keep The Kings Artist-Run Initiative active throughout the art calendar.

Who can apply
Contemporary artists, students and curators working professionally in any visual arts medium are eligible to apply for exhibitions at The Kings Artist-Run Initiative. Solo or group shows can be proposed.

Exhibition committee
In 2006 The Kings Artist-Run Initiative committee consists of the Studio Members at 171 King St and selected art professionals.

Exhibition Proposals for 2007/8 Program
Deadline for 2007/8 proposals is December 23 2006

Relevant visual material. Please remember to indicate whether or not the work viewed is that proposed for exhibition.

CDs and DVDs in Powerpoint format are the recommended format for visual material .If submitting images, a maximum of 10 images should be included in applications, or in the case of group exhibitions, no more than 6 images per person. Images must be clearly labelled with the artist's name, the dimensions of the work and its date of execution. DVDs should be less than 10 minutes in duration. A proposal for the planned exhibition. This should be a clear and concise description of the exhibition and its ideas. It should not be longer than one A4 page. A selected up-to-date curriculum vitae no more than one A4 page. For group shows applicants are asked to keep information to half a page per artist. A large, stamped and self addressed envelope to ensure the return of your material.

Exhibition Costs for 2007
Gallery 1 (Front space) $740 per 3 week show
Gallery 2 (Middle space) $740 per 3 week show

A/V Gallery $320 per three week show

  • Projectors, DVD players and other equipment can be hired at a low cost from the gallery. $300 for the projector for four weeks.

Listed below are the exhibition costs which THE KINGS ARI can normally undertake. Any variation to this will be at the sole discretion of The KINGS collective.

  • 500 Invitations in gallery format
  • Line advertising in Art Almanac
  • Standard materials (e.g. white paint, nails,) necessary for the hanging and dismantling of exhibitions Any special requirements for an exhibition (e.g. hire equipment, hanging materials) need to be negotiated well in advance of the opening of the exhibition. Applicants wishing to be fully insured against fire, flood, theft, loss or damage must organise this independently.

Gallery Plans
Plans are available as a PDF document

Level 1/171 KING ST