11th edition of the “New York Prize”: 4 months’ study in the Big Apple for emerging artists

May 06, 2013 464

Four months' study the USA
The prize winners will be offered a chance to spend a period of four months in New York to develop their creative skills in the cultural and artistic environment of the United States and, in particular, the avant-garde megalopolises of the East Coast.
There are many initiatives in which the winners will be able to participate, ranging from the cultural activities organised by the Italian Cultural Institute and the Italian Academy to the possibility of obtaining permission to audit art, art history, cinema and architecture courses at Columbia University. At the end of their stay the participating artists will mount an exhibition of their works at the ISCP (International Studio & Curatorial Program) Gallery in Brooklyn or other institutions in Manhattan.


The 11th Commission will assign two prizes for 4-months, which will include the following benefits:
1) a monthly check for $4,000 USD for food and lodging;
2) use of a studio at the ISCP;
3) an Italy-New York round-trip airline ticket;
4) heath and accident insurance cover;
5) facilitated visa procedures for the 4-month period of study.
Aspiring contestants must be Italian citizens born after 31 December 1973, be actively working in the specific but broad sector of the visual arts, have had at least one solo exhibition and have an adequate command of the English language. Those not eligible to participate include:
a) members of the jury and members of the technical secretariat or spouses or family members of the same up to the sixth degree of parentage;
b) employees of the institutions organising the competition, including the ISCP Gallery and collaborators of Commission members.
Application deadline
The deadline for submitting applications in 15 June 2013, and all pertinent information can be found at the following link:
http://www.esteri.it/MAE/IT/Ministero/Servizi/Italiani/Opportunita/Di_studio/STRONGorse_di_studio_2.htm

 

fonte: Ministero degli Affari Esteri

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