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netizens webprize 2003

  • Deadline:
    Dec. 10, 2002, 1 a.m.

netizens_webprize 2003
international net_art competition

COMPETITION deadline_4 march 2003
INFO_ www.netizensonline.it - bando@netizensonline.it

The exhibition NETIZENS - cittadini della rete opened on 4th december at Sala 1, an art gallery located in the very centre of Rome. The show investigates the influence of the Internet on contemporary artistic research through the work of five artists. The same day of the opening an international net art competition has been launched. The competition is open to artists of all countries that use the
Web as a creative tool.

Netizens_webprize has been organized by Sala 1 with the collaboration of MACRO (Contemporary Art Museum of Rome) Medialab and Stefania Fabri, multimedia expert. The aim of this initiative is to discover new talents and support net based artworks. The competition remains open for three months (4 december 2002 - 4 march 2003) and the giury will announce the winner in april 2003. The author of the best project will have a solo show in Sala 1 next year.

netizens_webprize 2003

ART 1. Aim

The aim of the initiative is to discover new talents and support net based artworks.

ART 2. Conditions for participating

The competition is open to all artists that use the Web as an artistic tool. Participants can be of any nationality and must be at least eighteen years of age.

ART 3. Project submission

Participants are invited to submit before 4 march 2003 a finished project made using Internet as a creative medium. Other types of works won't be accepted. The project must be sent by e-mail (as URL address) or by conventional mail (on cd-rom) and include a brief description text and the author's biography.

ART 4. Giury, winner and award

The winning project will be chosen among the ones -responding to this characteristics- arrived before the deadline day. The works will be examinated by a giury consisting of: Silvia Bordini, Stefania Fabri, Ida
Gerosa, Kathleen Goncharov, Gino Roncaglia, Gianni Romano, Domenico Scudero, Mary Angela Schroth, Chiara Somajni.

The best work will be awarded during a ceremony at MACRO (Contemporary Art Museum of Rome) in april 2003. The winner will have a solo show at Sala 1 Gallery in the period 2003/2004.
Ten projects will be also selected and included in Netizens website for an on-line exhibition starting in april 2003.


Galleria Sala 1
Piazza di Porta San Giovanni 10
00185 Roma, Italy