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Celeste Prize 2013, deadline 31 July

  • Deadline:
    July 31, 2013, 2:25 p.m.
  • Location:
    Ex Gil - Rome,

Join Celeste Prize by 31 July 2013. It's your opportunity to have your work picked by our team of international curators and be part of a talent scouting environment. Artists from around the world can submit their work, regardless of age, profession or gender.

More information and entries online:

€ 20,000 Prizes:
Painting & Graphics Prize € 4,000
Photography & Digital Graphics Prize € 4,000
Video & Animation Prize € 4,000
Installation, Sculpture & Performance Prize € 4,000
Curator's Choice Prize € 3,500
Visitors' Choice Prize € 500

This year's team of selectors is led by Ami Barak, curator of Celeste Prize 2013, 5th edition. He is accompanied by a Selection Panel of art critics and curators which include:
Ferran Barenblit - Director Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain
Iara Boubnova - Curator at ICA, Sofia, Bulgaria
Katrina Brown - Director of The Common Guild, Glasgow, UK
Florence Derieux - Director of Frac, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Dominique Fontaine - Independent curator, Montreal, Canada
Christian Fuller - Curator at Recession Art, New York, USA
Mihnea Mircan - Artistic Director of Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, Belgium
Gean Moreno - Independent curator, Miami, USA
Ian Alden Russell - Curator at David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University, USA
Alia Swastika - Independent curator, Jakarta, Indonesia
Gaëtane Verna - Director of The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada

The exhibition of the 40 finalist works will be held in November 2013 in Rome, Italy, at the ex-GIL spaces. During the final exhibition each finalist artist will vote his or her preferred work in each category and so determine the prize-winners.

Entry fee payable online is € 50 / work.

Celeste Prize 2013 is supported by Celeste Network, a 50,000 member social network for contemporary arts, which includes gallerists, curators, critics, art organizers, collectors and many artists. Celeste Network is a fertile environment in which to promote one's work, make contact and start up projects around the world. Take a look-in Celeste, you can sign up and have your free page, then decide later if you wish to join the prize.
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For more information about Celeste Prize 2013:
Tel: +39 0577 1521988