Arts Open Call

Arts Open Call

Clockenflap Is Back!

Arts Open Call

Festival History

Clockenflap is Hong Kong’s largest and longest-running outdoor music and arts festival, and a major highlight of the city’s annual cultural calendar. Launched in 2008 by friends and founders Mike Hill (Festival Director), Justin Sweeting (Music Director) and Jay Hofmann-Forster (Artistic Director), Clockenflap has grown from an intimate one-day gathering of 1,500 local music and arts lovers, to a three-day cultural extravaganza with audience of 70,000 in 2018.

Festival Vision

Clockenflap’s arts program spans the entire festival site, with works ranging from; installation art, kinetic sculpture, immersive experiences, and mobile performances. Nurturing and magnifying home-grown talent upon an internationally acclaimed platform, the festival format serves as one giant canvas; with the opportunity to transform and inspire.

2023 Arts Open Call

We are inviting visual and performing artists to submit proposals to present existing or newly created work at Clockenflap 2023. Please submit a description of the project, artist biography, proposed budget, and any relevant images, including past work.

Project Support

We are offering the following package to each selected artist or creative studio:

  • Funding to realize the project (amount to be determined on a case-by-case basis)
  • 4 x 3-day festival tickets (value HK$6,880) 
  • A dedicated artist page on www.clockenflap.com 
  • Exposure to ~ 70,000 people at the festival
  • Opportunity for media interviews
  • Professional photographs of your work

Key Dates

Submission Deadline: Friday 16th December 2022
Results Announced: Friday 23rd December 2022

How to apply

Please email submissions to: arts@clockenflap.

Judging Criteria 

Proposals will be judged on the following criteria: creativity, audience engagement, viability, safety, and budget.