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Henkel Art.Award. Promotional Prize for Young CEE Artists

The Artists-in-Residence Program of KulturKontakt Austria offer a three-month scholarship in Vienna for artists from Central and Eastern Europe, including a studio, accommodations, insurance, a monthly scholarship of €1000 and a presentation of the artist’s works at the end of his or her stay in the Austrian capital.

Artists up to the age of 25 from 17 countries are eligible to submit entries.

In addition to the three month scholarship from KulturKontakt Austria, the winner will also receive a monetary prize of €2000 from Henkel CEE.

Objective

The Henkel Art.Award. Promotional Prize for Young CEE Artists, which is organized as part of the Artists-in-Residence Program of KulturKontakt Austria, invites fine artists in the fields of painting, drawing, photography, video and installation to take part in the prize competition.

  • Artwork in the fields of painting, drawing, photography:
    • Reproductions in the form of photos and/or catalogues (Format: maximum A3).
    • No slides, CDs or DVDs!
  • Artwork in the fields of video and installation:
    • Use video DVDs!
    • Maximum duration of presentation: 10 minutes.

Prizes

An international jury will select the winner of the Henkel Art.Award. Promotional Prize for Young CEE Artists from the entries submitted for the Artists-in-Residence Program of KulturKontakt Austria. In addition to the three month scholarship from KulturKontakt Austria, the winner will also receive a monetary prize of €2000 from Henkel CEE.

The award winner will be notified in writing. The jury session will be held in Vienna in the middle of September 2010. Afterwards the results will be announced on the Website of KulturKontakt Austria.

Rules

  • Artists up to the age of 25 from the following countries are eligible to submit entries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey and the Ukraine.
  • The entries will not be returned after the jury sessions.
  • Oversized entries and applications per e-mail will not be accepted!

How to enter?

Entries for the Henkel Art.Award. Promotional Prize for Young CEE Artists within the framework of the Artists-in-Residence Program of KulturKontakt Austria must be sent to the following address by 9 July 2010 at the latest (date of postmark):

KulturKontakt Austria
Cultural promotion and sponsoring
Universitätsstraße 5,
A-1010 Vienna, Austria

Your application should consist of:

  • Curriculum vitae and description of artistic career (in German)
  • 5-10 reproductions of works of art: No originals!