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76th IIW Annual Assembly and International Conference on Welding and Joining _ Welded Art Exhibition 2023

“IIW 2023 Welded Art Photographic Exhibition: Progressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2023 Digital Collection”

The “IIW 2023 Digital Collection” will include a range of exhibits covering each of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. The Digital Collection will be launched at the IIW Annual Assembly to be held from 16th to 21st July 2023 in Singapore and promoted extensively around the world.

The 51 Member country International Institute of Welding (IIW) is a not-for-profit organisation and there will be no charges/fees/stipends/income/proceeds/sales involved in this exhibition. The organisation and administration is done on a voluntary basis, with the practical costs for the exhibition being carried by the IIW. Since it is a photographic exhibition, there is no need for artists to be present, and no onerous shipping/set-up of bulky exhibits is required.

Anybody can submit an exhibit for consideration up to the end of March 2023. Participants are likely to include career artistshobby artists, welders, teachers, instructors and young artists amongst others. They may include exhibits using standard welding and cutting processes as well as emerging technologies.

The final number of exhibits to be included in each Goal is flexible. For information on the Goals you can link to…

An invitation document giving more detailed information is available INVITATION and you can also pass this on to people you feel might be interested in participating.

If you would like to accept our invitation, please email Chris Smallbone, Exhibition Organiser giving him your ideas on the exhibit to be considered and he will then communicate with you directly to discuss receiving the necessary information which he will be happy to assist you with.

For background information, IIW held three welded art exhibitions in Slovakia in 2019 and due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, virtual ones in 2020 and 2021. The IIW digital document “Welded Art Virtual and Live Exhibitions and Competitions-2022 Digital Collections” which was made available to the public after the 2022 IIW Annual Assembly in Tokyo is available on….