Are you a contemporary artist? Do you paint, take photographs, make sculpture, films, installations or videos? Do you want to win the Afghan Contemporary Art Prize? Do you want to attend a workshop with international artists? Do you want to win $2000?
Continuing the success of last years prize, Turquoise Mountain, a cultural organisation based in Kabul, and Digistan, are organising the second Afghan Contemporary Art Prize. The Prize is open to artists between the ages of 15 – 30. We want to see the best artistic talent in Afghanistan! We want experimentation and new ideas! The Prize will be announced on 17th June 2008.
If you would like to enter this prize:
1) Please register your submission by email: email@example.com
2) Send 8 (maximum) photographs of original artwork or a dvd copy of film, video or performance work to:
o Cultural Projects Department, Turquoise Mountain Foundation, 2nd Phase, Kart-e-Parwan, Behind Old British Embassy, Kabul
Send all information by 1st April 2009 and if you are selected, you must be available to attend workshops in Kabul between 25th April - 7th May, 2009.
You must be between the ages of 15 and 30 years old
You must submit no more than 8 photographs
The art work must be your own and original
The art work for consideration can be in any modern art medium, for example painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, film, video, installation art.
You must send your photographs by 1st April 2009.
All entries must first be registered by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
All submissions must include this information: name, address, age, telephone number, education details, and answer the question: ‘Why am I an artist?’
All submissions must adhere to Islamic and Afghan cultural values
Each photograph must include information about the work of art: title, date, technique and size of the piece.
If you are selected, you must be available to attend workshops in Kabul between 25th April - 7th May, 2009.