Win a cash prize, have the opportunity to exhibit the artworks in Venice in March 2018 and much more
Lab.9 art contest, is a call for submissions open to all kind of artists. Works allowed in the art competition are: drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, graphics, mix media and video. A great opportunity for the artists, which can win a cash prize, have the opportunity to exhibit the artworks in Venice in March 2018 and much more.
The contest Malamegi LAB.9 is managed in all its parts by the creative workshop Malamegi Lab and by the Association Aps Moho, under a mandate of the Malamegi company.
To whom is the contest addressed?
The contest is addressed to professional and amateur artists, graphic designers, painters, photographers, etc.. from all over the world.
Purpose and theme of the contest
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.
The competition provides for the selection of 12 finalists.
12 artists will be selected for the final exhibition of the competition. The event will be held in March 2018. 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 distibution, 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.
Types of works
The following types of works are admitted:
- Mixed media
- Net art
- Other (all visual works that can be reproduced through a picture are allowed)
There are no size or material limits on works. Each work must be presented by a picture and a description. In case of works composed of several elements, the single image presented should group all the elements.
Participation method and deadline
deadline: 18 January 2018
1 artwork = €40,00
2 artworks = €70,00
3 artworks = €100,00
4 artworks = €120,00
5 artworks = €135,00
6 artworks = €145,00
Payments can be made by credit / debit card, PayPal or bank transfer. Contact details and deadlines for fee payment are included in the contest registration form.
To participate, simply fill out the registration form relating to the selected contest, which is available on the home page.
The 12 artists selected for the final exhibition and the 4 artists among them, to which will be assigned:
- a collaboration award for a new Malamegi collection
- artwork acquisition award
- a cash prize of 1,000 Euros
- a monographic book prize
will be selected by unquestionable judgment of Malamegi Lab's staff together with the artistic and commercial department of the Malamegi company. The selection of the 12 finalists will take place the week following the closing date of the competition. The selection of the winners will take place the next week after the end of the exhibition. Shipping, pick up and the eventual insurance of the works for the exhibition duration are at the expense of the artists. The works of the selected artists will have to be sent to the offices of Malamegi Lab (San Daniele del Friuli - 33038 - Ud. - Italy). Details and shipping times will be communicated directly to the selected artists after the end of the selection process.
Winning artists will be contacted directly by Malamegi Lab for all appropriate arrangements once the selections have been concluded. Names of the winning artists will be published on the official website of the contest by the following deadlines:
Notification of selected artists : 7 February 2018
By registering artists agree to be bound by this agreement and accept all its parts. Artists authorize Malamegi Lab to process artist's personal data in accordance with law. Personal data and uploaded images will be used in accordance to the purpose of the contest. Artists are the solely responsible for the images' content and description.
Right of modification
Malamegi Lab reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of the contest, if required for a better development of the contest.
For more information click "Further official information" below.