[artinfo] call - ARCO BEEP new media award
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Tue Dec 12 11:59:24 CET 2006
ARCO BEEP new media award:
ARCO/BEEP NEW MEDIA ART AWARDS
Conceded by BEEP, in collaboration with ARCO
Worth 8.000 euros and 6.000 euros
Following its continuing efforts to widen its artistic patrimony on
electronic support, BEEP/Data Logic opens the call for entries for
the second edition of the acquisition awards "ARCO/BEEP New Media Art
Awards" in collaboration with the International Art Fair ARCO.
The goal of these awards is to advance the production and exhibition
of New Media Art, and art linked to new technologies. Its purpose is
to promote new high-tech art, and to foster communication between the
manufacturers/creators of this new technology and those who create
art. A natural collaboration, which will benefit and enrich both sides.
There are two ACQUISITION PRIZES:
1) @ARCO Prize: worth 8.000 euros. To be eligible, an artwork must
be shown by a gallery at the 26th edition of ARCO, the International
Contemporary Art Fair, in Madrid (15-19 February 2007), and must have
a significant component involving new technology or electronic media.
Before ARCO'07, these eligible artworks must be previously submitted
for consideration by their galleries, through registration on the
awards' website -www.arco.beep.es - or handing in the application
form to the prize managing team at the Fair on February the 14th.
2) OFF-ARCO Prize: worth 6.000 euros. Artworks presented by
individual artists or collectives.
Registration form will be available from the 30th of October on the
ARCO/BEEP NEW MEDIA ART Prize website
The prizes will be awarded by an international jury of prestigious specialists.
For further information you can contact us in: premioARCO-BEEP at laagencia.org
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