FAQ: Call for Concepts

On this page you can find all the frequently asked questions regarding the Call for Concepts of Amsterdam Light Festival.

When is the next call?

The Call for Concepts for Edition #12 (2023-2024) will open July 2022. On this page you can find all the information about submitting a concept, the criteria and process.

Is it still possible to join Edition #11 (2022-2023)?

No, the call for Edition #11 closed on 28 March 2022. It is not possible to submit an artwork anymore.

Who can submit a concept for Amsterdam Light Festival?

Anyone can! We invite creatives from different disciplines and from all over the world to join our festival.

What are the criteria for submitting a concept?

Please find the artwork criteria in the Artist Briefing, which can be found on this page once the call is open.

How do I submit a concept?

  • As soon as the call is open, you can request the Artist Briefing;
  • In this briefing you will find everything you need to know about criteria and follow-up steps;
  • You will also receive your unique Submission ID number with a link to the submission form;
  • Via this form you can submit your concept.

You can find more info about this all in the Artist Briefing, which can be requested on this page when the call opens. Concepts submitted via mail will not be taken into consideration.

Is it possible to submit more than one concept?

Yes; if you want to submit another concept you will have to request the Artist Briefing again, in order to receive a new unique submission ID. You will need to follow the process again an pay a submission fee for each new submission.

Why do I have to pay for submitting a concept?

The submission fee of 35 EUR covers the costs we make during the selection process, as many people are involved.

How do I pay the fee?

This can be done at the end of the submission form, via PayPal. If this does not work for you, you can pay via a bank transfer with the information below:

Name: Stg. Amsterdam Light Festival
IBAN: NL10ABNA0402383443
BIC/Swift: ABNANL2A
Referentce: Name + CFC

Can't find your question?

Then send an email to Leonie Klomp via artists@amsterdamlightfestival.com.