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Opportunity to Win up to €5000 in the The Swiss Original Handmade Creative Contest

Closing date :
2019/09/05
Opportunity to Win up to €5000 in the The Swiss Original Handmade Creative Contest

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Desall website has announced the opening of The Swiss Original Handmade Creative Project competition, the competition entails the production of a work of art/expression that represents and gives shape to the interpretative territory defined: SWISS ORIGINAL – HANDMADE CREATIVE PROJECT. 

Eligibility:

Entering the competition is free and open to everyone over the age of 18 on the date of registration, without any limit of nationality, profession, education, expertise or other form of restriction, except for being 18 at the time of participating in the contest. Participants can present one or more projects, but only the projects published on the www.desall.com web site, via the upload page related to “ SWISS ORIGINAL – HANDMADE CREATIVE PROJECT ” will be accepted. 

Categories: 

  • Physical WorkAny artwork that for exhibition purposes has a tangible, physical and three-dimensional presence. The artwork may be produced using any technique, such as for example: Sculpture, Painting, Ceramics, Collage, Origami, 3D Printed, Interactive or Reactive Structure (Internet of Things), Organic Structure, Food Artworks… and any Mixed Technique using any material and combination.
  • Digital Work: Any artwork that for exhibition purposes has an exclusively digital dimension, produced exclusively using one of the three following techniques:
    - Video: the production of a video story of any kind and produced using any technique, with a duration from 45 seconds to 180 seconds.
    - Photography: the production of a photo story, with a sequence/composition of from 1 to 9 photographs 
    - Short Message Story: the production of a short textual story, of max 420 characters including spaces (NB: an English version is required in all cases; a version in the artist’s native language, if not English, is optional and welcome).

Evaluation criteria: 

Physical Work:
• Originality: the work must be unpublished and clearly original.
• History: the description of the project’s ‘reasons why’ that motivate one’s work.
• Methodology: the description of the technical/production process of the work.
• Handmade: the evidence of handmade excellence of the work and of the quality of its execution.
Digital Work:
• Originality: the work must be unpublished and recognisably original.
• History: the description of the project’s ‘reasons why’ that motivate one’s work.
• Methodology: the description of the technical/production process of the work.
• Handmade: the subject at the core of the representation of one’s work.

Prizes: 

Physical Work :

  • €15,000 split into three First Awards of €5,000 each for three works.
  • €3,000 split into three Special Mentions worth €1,000 each for three works.

Note: The Physical Work must have been physically realized by the author and be presented through photos and/or videos, at the author’s discretion, in order to allow for the correct and better evaluation of the interpretative and manufacturing qualities of the work by the panel of judges.

Digital Work :

  • €15,000 split into three First Awards of €5,000 each, one for each of the three categories: Video, Photography, Short Message Story.
  • €3,000 split into three Mentions of €1,000 each, one for each of the three categories: Video, Photography, Short Message Story.

The selection of the winners will be the result of an unquestionable evaluation by the panel of judges.
Note: The panel of judges has full discretion, without prejudice to the total award pool of €36,000, to assign two awards to the same project, based on the final qualities of the works submitted. 

Desall required files:

Minimum 1 image, up to 5.

  • Recommended dimensions: 960 x 720px (player size).
  • Allowed format: .jpg , .gif , .png.
  • Color mode: RGB.
  • Allowed resolution: 72 dpi .
  • Max file (for each one) size: 1 mb.

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Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Art, Handcraft, Design

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Anyone Interested
Funding
other
Opportunity Coverage
Other
Opportunity will take place in
Online Courses
Required Documents
others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Art and Design
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
English
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