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 education is now open! You can submit a concept for our education project before 23 October 2022. Click here for more information.

The general Call for Concepts for Edition is now closed (period: 11 July - 30 August 2022). We are currently busy collecting the submissions and answering all of your questions.

Who can submit a concept?

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.

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. 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?

As a cultural foundation we are forced to ask for a small contribution of our artsits, to cover some of the costs we make during the selection process. Please find our reasoning here.

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
Reference: Name + CFC

Can't find your question?

Don't hesitate to send an email to our Project Leader Artist Community via artists@amsterdamlightfestival.com.