Statutes

Statute of the FIGURAMA o.s. civic association

Preamble:
“Human beings create a culture of a higher-level social system by continuous search of the value of their own identity.”

Article I
Name of the civic association: FIGURAMA o.s. Seat: 669 02 Znojmo, Horní náměstí 20/1, Czech Republic

Article II
The FIGURAMA civic association was founded according to Act No. 83/1990 Coll. on civic associations in the sense of wording of later regulations. The aim of the FIGURAMA civic association is creating conditions allowing institutions, associations and individual artists to co-operate in the field of art, including organising exhibitions focused on presentation and documentation of art. Its mission is to inform the general public as well as artists themselves about achievements in the field of art in the international context, which form a platform for uniting people of diverse religions and political beliefs.

Article III
A natural person as well as a corporate body can become a member of the FIGURAMA civic association. The council of the association decides about accepting a member on the base of a written application and paying a membership fee. Members have the right to elect and to be elected to bodies of the association. The membership terminates upon delivering a written statement about secession from the FIGURAMA association. The expulsion of a member is possible after a gross violation of the Statute of the FIGURAMA o.s. civic association. The expulsion is decided upon by the assembly of members of the FIGURAMA association after the council?s pro position to do so.

Article IV
The supreme body of the FIGURAMA association is the assembly of members which meets at least once a year. The assembly of members approves the Statute of the FIGURAMA o.s. civic association, elects and withdraws the council of the association, and decides about the expulsion of a member of the association. The assembly of members is called to meet by a written invitation from the side of the council of the association. The assembly of members adopts a decision by the working majority of its present members.

Article V
The council of the association secures fulfilment the assignments and aims of the association and approves the money management of the association. It is entitled to decide about all matters that are not reserved exclusively for the assembly of members. The council of the association consists of five members and its term of office lasts 7 years. The members of the council vote one of them to be the chairman of the association and another one to be the manager of the association. The council of the association meets at least twice a year.

Article VI
Both the chairman of the association and the manager of the association are entitled to act in the name of the FIGURAMA association. Both the chairman of the association and the manager of the association can authorise any member of the association to act in the name of the association ? by a letter of attorney.

Article VII
The property of the FIGURAMA association consists of all financial, material and immaterial property gained in the form of gifts, grants, donations, voluntary contributions and membership fees from both natural persons and corporate bodies. All gains of the FIGURAMA civic association must be used exclusively to fulfil the aims stated in Article II of the Statute of the FIGURAMA o.s. civic association. Upon cessation of the FIGURAMA association, a property settlement will be done.

Article VIII
The activities of the FIGURAMA association are governed by the Statute of the FIGURAMA o.s. civic association.

Article IX
This wording of the Statute was approved at the constitutive meeting of the founder members of the association at the Golem Club, Na Perštýně 18, Prague, Czech Republic on 1/12/2007.

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