Regulations on avant-garde art contest

Rules of the International Contest & Exhibition of Avant-garde Art (download WordPDF)

International Exhibition&Competition of Contemporary Art "RUSSIAN ART WEEK INTERNATIONAL" will take place in the International Design Center "ART PLAY" (Moscow, str.N.Syromyatnicheskaya, 10).

Dates: November 20-26, 2017 (11.00-21.00).
Registration deadline: November 10, 2017
 
There are two ways of participation: IN ABSENTIA (online) and IN PERSON (internal way).

 
PARTICIPATION FORMS: IN ABSENTIA (online) and IN PERSON (internal way).
a) Participation in absentia: Author or impresario should send photo-copies of his art works by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post: 119049, Moscow, Russia, Krymsky Val str., 8/2, office 352-5, TCXP, to "NextArt – for Art Week"
b) Internal participation: Author or his/her impresario should send photo-copies of his art works by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) , and then they should bring artworks in the Central Exhibition Hall of the International Centre of Design and Architecture ARTPLAY (Moscow, Nizhnaya Syromiatnicheskaya str., 10).

Pay attention: Both forms of participation are equal in rights. The Organizing Committee exhibits all artworks in the gallery.
All artworks will be published in the International Catalog "New Faces in Art". 
 
I. Nominations:

1. Constructivism
2. Cubism
3. Primitivism
4. Surrealism
5. Futurism
6. Expressionism
7. Conceptualism

II.Technical requirements (materials and measures):
1) Participants should submit originals, copies or photoscans of their works.
2) Participants can use any kind of materials.
3) Competitive work is a single work or a group of objects united by common idea (up to 5 objects).
4) Competitive works are to be presented in the form of:
- canvas / sheet (not exceeding over 150cm in length, width or high)
- digital copy (.jpeg or .tiff, not less 200dpi, up to 20 Mb),
5) a label of 7x4 сm size should be fixed on the left lower corner of each list where the following should be mentioned: a) author's (co-authors') full name; b) category and nomination; c) title of work; d) technique; e) size (cm); f) City; g) year of creation
6) Work’s presented in on-line form (digital forms) are printed and accommodated in the exposition.
 
III. Estimation criteria:
Expressiveness, composition and innovation. Competitive works are judged by ten-point system.
 
IV. HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
Registration deadline: November 10, 2017.
There are two ways to participate: IN ABSENTIA (online) and IN PERSON (internal way).
 
Participants should send the following documents:
1) application form (download WordPDF);
2) a label for each artwork (download WordPDF
3)photo of the competitive artwork;
4) a copy of Participation Fee payment (see "Participation Fee").
5) author's and co-author's photos;
6) CV and art work description (optional)
 
Documents should be sent either:
a) by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or
b) by post: 119049, Moscow, Russia, Krymsky Val str. 8/2, to: "NextArt – for Russian Art Week"
 
Professional competitors' categories
1) "Student" category: university, high school, college students and graduates (no longer than 2 years ago)
2) "Professional" category: practitioners in arts, professors, organizations, graduates (more than 2 years ago)
3) "Amateur" category: people whose hobby is art, without special art education. 
These categories are exposed and appraised separately.