ITSLIQUID Group, a communication platform for contemporary art, architecture and design, is proud to present ITSLIQUID International Contest - 11th Edition 2021. The contest is a great opportunity to globalize the language of art, to connect artists working in every part of the world, to exhibit artworks in the most influential cities. Take part in ITSLIQUID Contest and win the participation in contemporary art exhibitions worldwide, the opportunity to show your artworks in Venice during the Biennale and in London, interviews and featured articles shared with a public of more than 250,000 subscribers.
ITSLIQUID Contest is developed in partnership with a professional jury of renowned curators, gallerists, architects, fashion designers, high level experts and important professionals of the Art, Architecture, Design and Fashion Worlds.
ITSLIQUID Contest is composed by ten categories: painting, photography, video-art, sculpture and installation, performing art, architecture, product design, fashion design, computer graphics, illustration and drawing.
The deadline for registration is December 31, 2021. REGISTER NOW!
ART. 1 THE GOAL
ITSLIQUID International Contest is open to artists, architects, designers and fashion designers from all over the world, without any limit of age and nationality. Each participant can take part with works that belong to one or more categories. The contest is born to promote contemporary art, photography, architecture, design and fashion through all ITSLIQUID Platform sharing tools (press release, mailing list with more than 250.000 subscribers, social media networks, international contemporary art, architecture and design events and exhibitions). Solo artists, architects and designers can participate in the contest as well as groups, after the designation of a group leader useful for the registration.
The contest, with a FREE THEME, is divided into ten categories:
- VIDEO ART
- SCULPTURE AND INSTALLATION
- PERFORMING ART
- PRODUCT DESIGN
- FASHION DESIGN
- ILLUSTRATION AND DRAWING
- COMPUTER GRAPHICS
The deadline for registration is December 31, 2021.
ART. 2 HOW TO APPLY
To take part in ITSLIQUID International Contest choose your Submission Plan according to the number of works you want to submit and proceed to the payment of the entry fee following one of the payment options according to the number of works submitted.
You can apply to the contest in two different ways: using the online submission form or by email. For more information, click here.
For every single work submitted in each category, send one high resolution digital image in JPG/JPEG format. All the submitted works can be created with total stylistic and technical freedom, on every support and with any dimension. For video art and performing art categories, send us the link of the submitted videos from platforms like YouTube, Vimeo or similar and 1 still image for each submitted video; if the video is not online you can send us the file through online transfer services (as for example: wetransfer.com, filecentral.se, yousendit.com, dropbox.com or other similar) to firstname.lastname@example.org. The material has to be included in a zipped folder named with the name, surname and category or categories which you participate in.
ART. 3 THE JURY
The selection will be carried out by an international Jury, consisting of experienced personalities of the contemporary art, architecture, design and fashion scenes, and by the Public vote.
The task of the Jury is to provide their invaluable knowledge to evaluate the submitted entries, to take stock of each proposal and to assess the interpretive skills of each participant. The criteria used to select the winners are based on a combination of creativity and originality of the works, quality and visual skills and overall artistic abilities. The Jury can exclude the artworks whose content could be offensive.
Winners will be announced on January 15, 2022.
ART. 4 AWARDS
ITSLIQUID International Contest will award the winners with the following prizes:
- 1 year of Exhibitions worldwide
The winner of the first prize will be awarded with one year of Contemporary Art Exhibitions in our galleries in Venice (Palazzo Ca Zanardi, The Room Contemporary Art Space) and in London (The Line Contemporary Art Space).
- 5 Exhibitions in Venice
Among the participants, 5 winners will be chosen to exhibit their creations during one International Contemporary Art Exhibition in Venice, in one of ITSLIQUID prestigious locations as THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space in the heart of San Marco Square or Palazzo Ca' Zanardi, an historical palace of the 16th century.
- 5 Exhibitions in London
Among the participants, 5 winners will be chosen to exhibit their creations during one International Contemporary Art Exhibition in London, at THE LINE Contemporary Art Space, locate in a largely residential area, close to the river and within easy access of the business districts of Canary Wharf and Surrey Quays. Only four stops from Canary Wharf and the Jubilee line (Crossrail station in 2018) two stops from Greenwich.
- 5 Exhibitions in Barcelona
Among the participants, 5 winners will be chosen to exhibit their creations during one International Contemporary Art Exhibition in Barcelona, at ITSLIQUID Art Space, located in the heart of the city, 5 minutes’ walk from the Arc de Triomf, less than 1 km far from the Sagrada Familia and Casa Milà.
- 10 Featured Articles
Among the participants, 10 creatives will be interviewed and their dedicated articles will be published on the official platform of ITSLIQUID Group. An email announcement will be sent to the mailing list with more than 250,000 qualified subscribers and it will spread through our social networks.
To know more about the Awards, click here.
ART. 5 RESPONSIBILITIES AND COPYRIGHT
The organization commits itself to communicate possible modifications that could be made to the present announcement directly on ITSLIQUID Group official website (www.itsliquid.com). Artist retains the sole copyright for the images. All artists will be considered for any future curatorial projects from ITSLIQUID Group, not limited to publications, exhibitions, fairs and gallery projects (all displayed images will be credited with their artist name). Every author will be directly responsible for the content of his artworks and the contest organizers will not be responsible in any case.
ITSLIQUID International Contest requires a fee with the aim of presenting artworks for cultural and informative purposes. The entry fee will not be refunded for any reason. The organization has the right to apply variations of dates and venues, if necessary. In this case, the entry fee will not be sent back but it will be used to take part in other contests organized by ITSLIQUID Group.
ART. 6 AGREEMENT
The decisions of the Jury are irrevocable and unquestionable. The winners have the right to renounce and withdraw their participation at any moment from the competition, without asking ITSLIQUID Group for any kind of indemnity. Each artist gives to ITSLIQUID Group and its direct delegates the authorization of the treatment of the personal data according to the law 675/96 ("Privacy law") and its amendments to It D.lgs. 196/2003 (Codice Privacy), also for the inclusion in the data banks managed by these associations.
In order to participate in the contest, the artist declares to have read and accepted all the rules and to possess all the rights on the originals and on the elaboration of the photos and/or videos sent. Participation in the contest implies knowledge and total acceptance of this Regulation.
The deadline for registration is December 31, 2021. SUBMIT YOUR WORKS NOW!
ABOUT ITSLIQUID GROUP
ITSLIQUID is a web-based information platform, founded in 2001 by Luca Curci, dedicated to worldwide distribution of information about calls for entries, exhibitions and events at some of the world’s leading art galleries, museums and foundations selected. ITSLIQUID has already built a readership of more than 250.000 qualified subscribers.
ITSLIQUID includes a section dedicated to international art events' organization that manages exhibitions of photography, video art, installation and painting; it organizes solo and collective shows, art residencies and international contest. Since its beginning, the group has organized more than 250 events all around the world, involving more than 5,000 artists, in more than 60 international venues.
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