The contest is aimed at promoting the artists participating in it, giving them the opportunity to become involved effectively in the market of art and decoration. The artists are free to interpret personally the competition through their own sensitivity. The theme is free.awards
The competition provides for the selection of 12 finalists.
12 artists will be selected for the final exhibition of the competition. The exhibition opening will be accompanied by the general catalogue, distributed throughout the exhibition period. Invitations to vernissage will be sent to artists, curators, critics, journalists and media of the hosting city. Refreshments will be available.
ARTWORK ACQUISITION AWARD
Malamegi Lab will acquire one among 12 final artworks. This artwork will become part of the Malamegi Lab’s private collection. The award has a maximum purchase value of € 2000,00.
Malamegi is raffling the creation of a new collection of works by the selection of one artist among the 12 finalists of the contest. The collaboration will enable the artist to develop an entire collection of his works that will be advertised and presented to all buyers of the commercial network.
At the end of the collective exhibition, to an artist among the 12 selected will be awarded a cash prize of € 1,000. The award will be given based on the quality and originality of the work on display. The winning work will remain property of the artist. The prize is a contribution to the development of art and artist's aesthetic research.
A monographic book will be dedicated to one of the finalists. The monography will be curated by Malamegi Lab with the support of final exhibition's curators. The book will be edited, developed, printed and distributed at Malamegi Lab expenses. Apart the copies in distribution, another ones will be added for the artist's personal use. The monograph will be printed in about 100 copies, of which 20 will be left to the artist. The distribution of monographs will be curated by Malamegi on behalf of its best customers and collectors.