In frame of the New Culture Festival «Art-Ovrag 2013. Garden city»

Award nominees:

 Jury:
Anna Gor – director of Volga department of the National Center of contemporary art.
Konstantin Grouss – curator of «Art-Ovrag» festival, choreographer, director of the Art Project “ZERO Dance Gallery” and International Cultural Project «Art-Residence».
Irina Sedykh – chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Charity Foundation «OMK-Uchastie».
Arseniy Sergeev – Curator, artist, director of contemporary art school “ArtPolitic”.
Kirill Preobrazhenskiy – artist, curator, professor of Rodchenko multimedia art school (Moscow).
Matteo Ghidoni – curator, architect and Chief Editor San Rocco Magazinel, Salottobuono project.
Mike Hentz – artist, professor, Council member of RATV.
Maria Troshina – Tatlin Publishers.

Dmitry Alexeev – architect, artist, founder and director of architectural bureau «SSSR», curator of «Art-Ovrag» festival. 

Details

Project submission deadline – April 19
Results announced (5 best projects) – April 25
Production – April – May
Winner announced – 31 May

Coordinator of the competition:
International Cultural Project «Art-Residence»
Email: archi@art-residence.ru

Organizers:
Charity foundation for support of family, protection of childhood, maternity and fatherhood «OMK – Uchastie»
International Cultural Project «Art-Residence»

Partners:
National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Volga region branch

Links:
New Culture Festival «Art-Ovrag 2013. Garden City»: http://street-art-ovrag.ru/
City Vyksa website: http://gorod.wyksa.ru/

Award conditions:
Five best submissions will be produced. Maximum cost of each is 100 000 rub. (3000$).
1st prize – 100 000 rub. (3000$) – will receive best from produced project.

New Culture Festival «Art-Ovrag» is honored to invite artists from all over the world to take part in the open Public Art Award.
Award purpose is to improve and revitalize city space. It’s aim is to inspire inhabitants of the Vyksa to create new creative space in their city and to provoke development of the Public-Art at professional scale.

Presentation of the project:

Project requirements:

  • Work should be integrated in public area;
  • Max production cost must not exceed 100 000 rubles (3000$);
  • Technique and materials: mixed media.

Submission should include:

  • Work sketch
  • CV/Portfolio
  • 3D visualization (object may be integrated in one of photos from catalogue);
  • Cover letter/Concept;
  • Production costs, raw materials and production period;
  • Other materials.

The work should be sent to e-mail:public@art-residence.ru, with subject Public Art Award and registration number of the participant, maximum size of a file 15mb. Names of the files should include the registration number. Formats of submission – pdf or jpeg.

RULES: 

Catalogue with the list of recommended sites for the works;

Registration
For registration and allocation of identification number the participant must fill the Participant Questionnaire available at the link.
The competition is being held anonymously, the identification number being the only identification medium.
Official languages of the competition: Russian and English.
Organizers of the competition keep the right to amend the schedule in case of necessity.
Organizers of the competition keep the right to publish all submitted projects on the official festival website and websites of the partners.
Winner will be selected regarding listed criteria:

  • Creativity of artistic idea
  • Quality of project production
  • Urban area integration
  • Influence quality made on the inhabitants
  • Work endurance (minimum – summer season)

 
FAQ

WHO CAN TAKE PART IN THE COMPETITION?
It is an open international competition, anyone may suggest the project.

CAN WE SUGGEST MORE THAN ONE PROJECT?
Yes. In this case every project will have its own registration number.

IF THE PROJECT IS SELECTED FOR REALIZATION, IS THE LOCATION CHOSEN BY AUTHOR GUARANTEED?
The project and location will be confirmed with the city administration.

IS THE PROLONGATION OF PROJECT SUBMISSION DEADLINE POSSIBLE?
No. The registration of the projects will be finished on April 19.

WHERE WILL BE PUBLISHED THE RESULTS OF THE COMPETITION?
The best projects will be presented in several international printed issues and on the website of the festival.

You can send additional questions to: faq@art-residence.ru