[artinfo] UniCredit Venice Award

Maja & Reuben Fowkes fowkes at translocal.org
Thu Mar 3 08:28:13 CET 2011

UniCredit is pleased to announce the UniCredit Venice Award, an 
international contemporary art award for artists from Central and 
Eastern Europe who are participating in the 54th International Art 
Exposition of the Venice Biennale. These countries include Azerbaijan, 
Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, 
Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, 
Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine.

The UniCredit Venice Award serves to further underline UniCredit’s 
ongoing engagement in initiatives involving the future of contemporary 
art and the development of the international art scene.

With this award, UniCredit aims to promote and nurture the creativity of 
artists from the CEE as they develop both artistically and professionally.

The €150,000 award will be given to the best exhibition project. 
Moreover, the winning work or works of art will become a part of the 
UniCredit Art Collection and will then be placed on a long term loan 
with a prominent contemporary art museum in the winning artist’s home 

For further information see UniCredit website 

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