The private foundation sand summons the IX Prize José María Vidal Arts VISUALS in order to contribute, through the arts, to disclose the reality of people’s sexual orientation gay and lesbian to the effect of raising awareness in society about the need to eradicate any form of discrimination against them.
among other tasks of the sand Foundation to convene this contest, the prize has a total prize of 6,000 euros (6,000 euros), so the Foundation undertakes to pay the amount of three thousand euros (3,000 euros) to each of the winners of the two modalities, whose work is to have greater merit in the opinion of the jury appointed for that purpose.
the purpose of this call specialties are: painting and photography, in accordance with the following requirements:
original works must necessarily conform to the following characteristics:
the chosen theme and the technique used will be free in all modalities.
formats are as follows:
paint: the boxes should be properly framed and ready to be hanged, and their external dimensions not to exceed the metro by none of their sides.
photography: photographs may be in colour, black and white, virados, etc… And they will have a maximum format of 1 meter per each of its sides, and must be present on a rigid support. In the case of sets of several (sequences for example) to form a single work, these must conform to the previous measurement. Each photograph be presented framed, protected with glass or other protective material (sealed Thermo, methacrylate, etc.) and ready to be hung.
on the back of each job, must have attached an envelope containing the corresponding technical specifications:
– title of the work. Name and surname of the author.
– address, telephone and e-mail. Artistic curriculum. Technique used, support used. Year and dimensions.
– May not submit works that already sildo presented in other calls or exposed in individual or collective exhibitions have.
the organizing entity, care with greater zeal for the works presented, but is not responsible for damage that could accidentally occur, theft or I mislaid.
admission period will be closed on December 3, 2012.
the works shall be presented or mailed to: Gallery Alonso Vidal. Street/Fontanella, 13 basement – 08010 Barcelona – 93 302 10 24
the exhibition of the selected works will be inaugurated in December 2012 and will close in January 2013. The exhibition will take place in the Gallery Alonso Vidal of Barcelona.
Awards will be delivered in public in December 2012, at the place and date, will be communicated in a timely manner, while the exhibition will be inaugurated.
the award-winning works shall be as the sand private Foundation Fund, reserves all rights on them, including the reproduction, editing, and display.