Jul 23, 2007
Share Prize 2008: Call for Entries [Turin]
Piemonte Share Festival announces the second edition of the Share Prize 2008 for digital art. The prize aims to discover, promote and sustain digital arts. The competition jury will award a prize of €2,500.00 to the work (published or unpublished) which best represents experimentation between arts and new technologies. The candidates for the prize (a short list of a maximum of 6 competitors) will be guests at the 4th edition of the Share Festival, taking place in Turin in March 2008 at the Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti, Turin. In order to be declared winner of the prize, every artist has to take part in the 4th edition of Share Festival, by preparing his or her work of art, to be properly evaluated by jury and public.
The organization is available at offering all the costs regarding the preparation of the 6 selected works as well as travel and accommodation expenses for the artists, and, possibly, the prize itself”. Nomination of 6 candidates for the prize by November, 2007. The announcement will be published on the following website. The winner will be announced in March 2008 during the award ceremony at Share Festival.
Entry Conditions: The contest is open to any Italian and foreign artist using digital technology as a language of creative expression, in all its shapes and formats and in combination with analogical technologies and/or any other material (i.e. computer animation / visual effects, digital music, interactive art, net art, software art, live cinema/vj, audiovisual performance, etc.). Each artist or group can enter up to 3 works. Artists who are part of a group participating in the contest may also enter up to 3 individual works. Participating entries must be registered on the site using the registration form. Registration and description of the competition entry forms should be either in English or Italian; English is preferred.