Jul 11, 2020 - Jul 12, 2020
Château-d'Oex - Fête et Festival
To share their passion for paper cutting, artists from all over Switzerland and France are presenting their work at Château-d'Oex for one weekend
Building on the success of the first four editions, Pays-d'Enhaut Région, in collaboration with the Pays-d'Enhaut Museum, is organizing the 5th Paper Cutting Days, on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 July 2020. As the event grows, four venues in Château-d'Oex will be dedicated to this event: the passage under the railway station, the hall of Henchoz college, the Grande Salle and the first floor of the restaurant Le Chalet.
The names of the cutting artists sharing their passion for cutting with the public and exhibiting and selling their works will be released soon.
The programme (subject to change):
From 10:30: Doors open and craftsmen start work*.
10:30-12:30: Demonstrations of cheese-making at Le Chalet restaurant and demonstration dairy (www.lechalet-fromagerie.ch/)*
11:00: Inauguration of the "Le Grand des marques" exhibition*
13:30: Introduction to cutting at the Espace Ballon*
15:30: Introduction to cutting at the Espace Ballon*
17:00: doors close
*All these events are free of charge
PARTICIPATION CONDITIONS FOR CUTTERS:All cutting artists who draw and cut their own works can participate in the 5th Paper Cutting Days, by getting a stand at one of the venues scheduled for Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 July 2020. Artists wishing to exhibit for "Le Grand des Marques" must have a stand at the Paper Cutting Days so that the public can have direct contact with the creators of the works.
Registration must be done by 15 January 2020, preferably by e-mail to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Following their registration, participants will receive confirmation and information as to where and when to deposit the works.
The 3rd edition of the exhibition of reproduction cuttings, "Le Grand des Marques" will be launched on Saturday 11 July with the theme “Earth & Nature".
The selected work must be submitted, or sent by post (under your responsibility), to the Musée du Pays-d'Enhaut, Grand Rue 107, 1660 Château-d'Oex, between 15 February and 15 March 2020.
You can retrieve it on April 15, or pick it up at the museum during the Paper Cutting Days. In the meantime it will be stored safely and insured (see Insurance).
WORKSEach artist may submit one work that meets the following criteria:
- drawn and cut by hand
- cut from paper or a similar material
- the required theme is "Earth & Nature"
- the proposed work must be harmonious and present sufficient detail to ensure that the effect on a large format tarpaulin attracts attention (the organizers reserve the right to make a selection)
- the format should be at least 30 x 20 cm with a 3/2 ratio
- it must be labelled on the back, with name, address, year of creation and title, as well as the insurance value or retail price