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Prizes and Awards

Arte Laguna Prize 15

Venice, Italy

Discounted Pre-Application Fee by 50%

The discount is valid until August 31, works can be uploaded or modified even later, until November 27, 2020.

Arte Laguna Prize – internationally recognized competition dedicated to contemporary art in all its formats – painting, sculpture and installation, photography, performance, video art and short movies, digital art, land, urban and street art, digital graphics and cartoon, design – opens the pre-applications to the 15th edition.
Each season involves international galleries, art-residences, businesses and hi-profile jurors from best art-institutions. Since last year, the artelaguna.world web portal gives visibility to all participants. Thanks to the portal, the participants can publish their works for free and share the page in their channels.

The works of the finalist artists of the 15th edition will be exhibited at the Arsenale in Venice from March 13th to April 5th 2021. The 15th edition’s event will be extraordinary, because it will also include the works of the 14th edition.
The event will be set up in an even larger space, over 4000 sqm, with more than 200 works on display and a total of 70,000 Euros cash prizes.

For more information, click here. For the application form, click here.

Japan Media Arts Festival 2020

Deadline: September 4, 2020

The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee is now accepting entries for the 24th Japan Media Arts Festival. All artists around the world, without distinction as to professional, amateur, independent, or commercial, are invited to submit their works.

From each division, the jury committee will select winners of the Grand Prizes, Excellence Awards, Social Impact Award, New Face Awards, and U-18 Award. All awards including Special Achievement Awards and Jury Selections will be announced in March 2021. Each of the winners from the four divisions will receive a trophy and prize money up to 1,000,000 yen, and also win an opportunity to present their works at the Exhibition of Award-winning Works in Tokyo. In addition to the four divisions: Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga, there will be an open call for Festival Platform Award, which is an award given to brilliant new exhibition plan that utilize the characteristics of its facilities of organizations in liaison with the Japan Media Arts Festival. 

For more information and details on how to apply, click here.

2020 UOB Art in Ink Awards

Deadline: September 30, 2020

With 2020 being a challenging year for communities around the world, including Hong Kong, the Bank has chosen ‘Solidarity’ as the theme for this year’s Awards. UOB is encouraging artists to draw on the emotions and actions of people to overcome COVID-19-related adversities as their inspiration. 

The 2020 UOB Art in Ink Awards is open to Hong Kong residents aged nine or above. Participation is free of charge. Entries will be assessed and selected by an independent panel of judges comprising professional ink artists, art academics, art critics and other art specialists. The judges will be looking for artworks that showcase creativity, originality, technique, quality of work, the interpretation of ink art and the artist’s overall ability.

Winners will receive cash prizes worth more than HK$300,000 in total and opportunities to showcase their winning artworks to the wider community. The winner of the UOB Ink Art of the Year Award, which will be selected among the gold award winners in the open category, will also be eligible for an overseas art residency. The winner of the Most Promising Artist of the Year Award will receive a bespoke ink art course to be conducted by a renowned ink artist.

For more information and details on how to apply, click here.

Open Calls

Sharjah Art Foundation’s 2020 FOCAL POINT Publishing Grant

Deadline: October 10, 2020

Sharjah Art Foundation announces an open call for the second edition of the FOCAL POINT Publishing Grant, which will support one or more art historical research projects on global modernism that focus on artists, practices and/or theoretical content produced in the MEASA (Middle East, Africa and South Asia) region during the post-war period. For this cycle, the Foundation invites proposals for publications in the categories of long-form essays of approximately 7,500-12,500 words, or reproductions of critical historical texts/small publications that have been out of print for at least 10 years.

Grant monies should be used towards research and fee-based activities like image licensing, documentation and editing. In addition to providing funding, Sharjah Art Foundation will publish the text on its own publishing platform and offer design and printing support.

To download and view application guidelines please click here

Experimenter Co-Operative Art Generation Fund

Deadline: Awarded throughout the year.

Generator is a co-operative art production fund created by Experimenter in collaboration with its artists and friends. The fund will award several production bursaries of varying amounts through the year towards the realisation of artists’ projects. 

Open to all visual artists, irrespective of medium of practice. There are no limitations concerning age, region or provenance of the applicant. 
If you are a visual artist and have a project that needs a stimulus of funds for completion or need seed funding or basic financial support that will help you continue your practice, please see the link below and apply online. 

To download and view application guidelines please click here

For further information, please write to admin@experimenter.in.

Experimenter Labs | Black Box

Deadline: continuous

Experimenter Labs announces an open call for Black Box, its online platform for interdisciplinary digital projects. Projects may employ a wide thematic approach and will be live for up to four weeks on Experimenter’s website or an alternate website basis the proposal. Black Box projects will be presented online and may exist onsite as well.
Black Box furthers Experimenter’s interest in multi-disciplinarian practices, enabling new online experiences and reaching wider audiences. Experimenter will award a production budget to each project. Projects are envisaged to be interactive, participatory, aggregative, dynamic or static. Applications to Black Box are open to practitioners engaged in visual arts, film, photography, sound, performance, theatre, dance, music and other disciplines. Interdisciplinary applications are encouraged. Mediums including, but not limited to, public access data resources, notations, journals, scores, databases, online exhibitions of text, images, audio, video and found material can be incorporated in the proposal.
Project proposals should clearly indicate the intent, concept and context and may include new works, existing works, proposals, commissions, coordinated events, texts and notations. Single projects may be inter-related topically while also presented and straddling diverse mediums and forms. Project proposals must accompany text, renderings, URLs and/or visualizations.

Please email applications to admin@experimenter.in
Subject: Experimenter Labs | Black Box | Applicant Name
Files above 3 MB must be sent as a single URL or an online document.

For further information, please write to admin@experimenter.in


M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship

Deadline: August 16, 2020

Hong Kong

Now in its seventh year, the M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2021 will support two separate fellowship projects. The first fellowship will support a Hong Kong–based researcher engaged in investigating topics related to design and/or architectural developments in Hong Kong and its vicinity. The second fellowship will support a researcher engaged in investigating topics related to design and/or architectural developments in a particular geography in Asia, or across the continent. While the fellowship can support research across subjects, disciplines, geographies, and periods, preference will be given to research in design and architectural developments arising from the recent social or political urgencies and crises.

The successful applicants will be attached to M+ for three to six months in 2021, conducting independent research, preferably on a full-time basis. Fellows are encouraged to engage with the museum’s curatorial staff and participate in M+ programmes. The fellowship should result in 1) a paper (5,000 words or more) to be disseminated digitally or in print by M+ and Design Trust, or an equivalent outcome in an alternative format; and 2) a lecture as part of the museum’s public programmes.

M+ is a museum dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, and interpreting visual art, design and architecture, moving image, and Hong Kong visual culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries

For more information about elibility and conditions, and application forms, click here.

Gasworks Residency

Deadline: September 8, 2020


This opportunity will enable an early or mid-career artist based in the Philippines to undertake a fully-funded residency at Gasworks in London from January 11 to March 29, 2021. Gasworks’ residencies are opportunities for self-led professional development, artistic exchange and experimentation. This residency is supported by Mercedes Zobel in association with Outset.

Established in 1994, Gasworks is a non-profit contemporary visual art organisation working at the intersection between UK and international practices and debates. We provide studios for London-based artists; commission emerging UK-based and international artists to present their first major exhibitions in the UK; and develop a highly-respected international residencies programme, which offers rare opportunities for international artists to research and develop new work in London. All programmes are accompanied by events and participatory workshops that engage audiences directly with artists and their work.

For more information about elibility and conditions, and application forms, click here.

Tai Kwun Open Call For Artists’ Studios

Deadline: September 18, 2020

Hong Kong

Tai Kwun is pleased to announce the second annual Open Call for Artists’ Studios, an initiative aimed at artists, practitioners, and researchers working in the fields of contemporary art, performing arts, and heritage, the three main programming spheres at Tai Kwun. Applications are open to all, with a strong preference for candidates who can demonstrate a strong connection to Hong Kong and ideally Tai Kwun (in terms of connection to the site as well as Tai Kwun’s programming). Up to four successful applicants will be eligible to work at the artists’ studios free of charge, in the historic former residential quarters (Block 06 and 07) within Tai Kwun, for a target duration of 3-6 months.

In parallel with Tai Kwun’s diverse educational and public programming, the Residency Programme expands the depth of programming and fosters a wide-ranging network connecting artists, professionals, and the public, with the aim of spurring interdisciplinary collaboration and contributing to a flourishing art and cultural scene in Hong Kong. The goal is to enable artists and professionals in the creative spheres to develop their artistic and creative practices and to benefit from Tai Kwun and its partners’ networks; moreover, hosted guests also actively contribute to Tai Kwun’s engagement with the public.

To download and view application guidelines please click here

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