ITSLIQUID CONTEST 2017 AWARDS
It's LIQUID International Contest - 4th Edition offers participating artists a wide range of opportunities and prizes specifically chosen to promote the selected artists and enhance their careers. The winners will be selected by a Jury of renewed Art, Architecture, Design and Fashion experts, following the criteria of quality of the work, originality, uniqueness, and the Public vote.
The award ceremony of It's LIQUID Contest will be held on May 13, 2017 during the opening of ANIMA MUNDI festival, in the prestigious Palazzo Ca' Zanardi in Venice, on the occasion of the opening of the 57th Venice Art Biennale.
Artists, architects, designers and fashion designers have the chance to win 100.000,00 euros in prizes:
1 year professional renewed Art Gallery representation
1 year of participation in International Art Exhibitions all over the world
9 Contemporary Art Exhibitions in Venice, New York, Shanghai, Bogota' and Buenos Aires
31 featured articles on the It’s LIQUID Platform and prestigious art magazines
1 participation in the biennal project Global Village
The Jurors' vote will award 1 YEAR professional Art Gallery representation, 1 YEAR of participation in International Art Exhibitions all over the world, 9 Contemporary Art exhibitions, 30 featured articles on the It's LIQUID platform, 1 participation in the biennal art exhibitions project Global Village.
The Public vote will select the winner of a featured article on the international magazine ArtStyle.
1 YEAR OF ART GALLERY REPRESENTATION
1 artist, selected by It's LIQUID Group in collaboration with the Gallery Manager, will be awarded 1 YEAR professional renewed Art Gallery representation!
The artist will be inserted in the Gallery's official artists list and his/her artworks will be shared and presented for a whole year to collectors, art critics, curators, dealers, and introduce the artist in the gallery's network.
1 YEAR OF EXHIBITIONS
ALL OVER THE WORLD
1 of the winner artists will be awarded with 1 year of participation in It's LIQUID Exhibitions!
Since its beginning, It's LIQUID Group has organized more than 150 events all around the world, involving more than 5,000 artists, in more than 60 international venues. It's LIQUID works with a number of national and international galleries as well as publishers, museums, curators and writers from all over the world.
1 EXHIBITION IN VENICE
1 of the winners of the It's LIQUID International Contest – 4th Edition 2017 will take part in one International Contemporary Art Exhibition in Venice, in the one exclusive location like Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi and Palazzo Flangini.
Among the last contemporary art events realized in Venice by It's LIQUID Group, the festival BORDERS, from May to November 2016, during the period of the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, that involved 180 selected artists and architects coming from 36 countries with more than 500 works exhibited.
2 EXHIBITIONS IN NEW YORK
2 winners of the It's LIQUID International Contest – 4th Edition 2017 will be exhibited in New York City the most influential city for Contemporary Art! One of the winners will be presented in next It's LIQUID Limousine Festival!
Among the last contemporary art events realized in New York City by It's LIQUID Group, the Liquid Cities NYC – International Video Art Limousine Festival, presented in a very experimental art space: a limousine. At the end of the Limousine Festival, all selected videos has been screened at the XY Atelier Contemporary Art Gallery, from the 25th to the 28th of the October 2015.
2 EXHIBITIONS IN SHANGHAI
2 winners will be presented in one International Contemporary Art Exhibition in Shanghai!
With its prestigious Art Districts, M50, The Bund Stretch, The Former French Concession, and with more than 100 Art Galleries like their ShanghART, Other, Aike-Dellarco, OV, Vanguard, OFOTO, stageBACK, Office 39, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Josef Ng, 18 Gallery, MD Gallery, Beaugeste and Don Gallery, Shanghai is one of the most important centers for Contemporary Art in the whole Asia.
2 EXHIBITIONS IN BOGOTA'
2 winners will take part in a Contemporary Art Exhibitions in Bogota', at Jorge Jurado Gallery. Due to its dynamic art scene, directly connected to New York, London, and Berlin, Bogota' transformed into an important destination of the international art circuit, one of the best Contemporary Art Places of South America!
Among the last contemporary art events realized in Bogota' at Jorge Jurado Gallery, the exhibition OXYGEN – FRAGMENTED CITIES+IDENTITIES, in which were exhibited the works of video art, painting, photography, installation and performing art of important and emerging artists, coming from more than 20 nations, from November 19 to January 19, 2016.
2 EXHIBITIONS IN BUENOS AIRES
2 winners will be part of a new Contemporary Art Exhibition in Buenos Aires, at Laura Haber Gallery, one of the most renewed art galleries of Argentina.
The blooming Buenos Aires arts scene, with eclectic mix of influences, offers a multifaceted platform for the appreciation of world-class galleries, destination of curators and collectors from all over the world!
30 FEATURES ON
30 artists will be interviewed and published on the official platform of It's LIQUID Group!
The 3 best artists of all the 10 categories win a featured article on It's LIQUID platform and the email announcement sent to the mailing list dedicated with more than 200,000 qualified subscribers. Among them architects, designers, artists, collectors, art critics, curators, dealers, and other personalities of the International art, architecture, design and fashion world.
1 FEATURE ON ARTSTYLE MAGAZINE
1 artist selected by the public will be published on the prestigious international review ArtStyle! Art Style is the art magazine distributed in 25.000 copies in the most relevant location for Contemporary Art, in art fairs and art galleries in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Rome, Milan, Venice, Ibiza, London, Miami. The magazine deals with the most important international Art events, and is particular focused on Art, Architecture, Design, Luxury and Fashion.
1 PARTICIPATION IN
GLOBAL VILLAGE PROJECT
1 artist selected by It's LIQUID Group in collaboration with Jeroen van Paassen founder and curator of the Dutch stichting White Cube, will join Global Village in the biennial project starting in 2018. In 2018 Global Village will be held at 5 locations in the historic city-center of Landshut, Germany and at Kulturhuset Brønden in Brøndby Strand, Denmark. A full color catalogue will be made with detailed information about each 65 artists.