domingo, 8 de agosto de 2010

Acqui Term 2010 - ACQUI PRIZE 2011

Rules X International Biennial of Engraving 2011


ACQUI PRIZE 2011
X INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF ENGRAVING


Rules for participation

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The X Edition of the International Biennial for Engraving and Acqui Prize 2011 are organised by the International Biennial Association for Engraving and they are supported by the Rotary Club of Acqui Terme, by the Region of Piedmont, the Province of Alessandria, the Town Council of Acqui Terme and C.R.T. Foundation.

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The Biennial is open to any engraver and entry into the competition is free.
Each artist can enter the competition only with one work completed after January 1st, 2009, in compliance with the principle of originality stated by the “Declaration of Milan” in 1994.
The work must neither have had, until that time, a regular run, nor have been exhibited in any other Prize competition or public event.
The maximum accepted size for entry works is 50 x 70 centimetres, printed on a sheet not exceeding 50x70 centimetre size. All works outsize won’t be accepted and they won’t be returned to sender.
Works can’t be in a frame or in a passe-partout.

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Each artist should send one copy of his/her work and a photograph or a laser photocopy of the same (18 x 24 cm size) with the title of the work, the technique and the year of completion, the author’s full name and address written on the reverse side.
In addition the artist must attach the entry-form and each part of the form must be properly filled in.
This can be downloaded from www.acquiprint.it

The entry, the copy and the entry-form should be sent as

“PRINTED MATTERS – NO COMMERCIAL VALUE”

to the following address:

PREMIO ACQUI – BIENNALE INTERNAZIONALE PER L’INCISIONE
PIAZZA ITALIA, 9
15011 ACQUI TERME (AL)
ITALY

Works must be sent by September 30th, 2010. The works sent after this date will not be accepted.

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The works entering the competition will be selected by the experienced Jury. This Jury will decide the works to be included in the catalogue, in the exhibition and the works to be submitted to the People’s Jury who decides the winners of the Prizes.

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The Experienced Jury is made up of academics and critics, specialists in History of Engraving and well known cultural experts – The People’s Jury is made up of citizens from Acqui Terme and the Monferrato district.


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The first prize, Acqui Prize, of € 5.000 will be awarded in 2011 on the occasion of the International Biennial Opening Ceremony. The Jury reserves the right to set up other prizes. – The awarding of the prizes implies that the artist has to surrender the mould (plate) and to transfer his/her rights on the work which will be sent as follows: 50 engravings with Arabian numbers (1/50 – 2/50 – etc.) and 25 engravings with Roman numbers (I/XXV – II/XXV – etc.).


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At the end of the exhibition, all the works received won’t be returned, but they will be kept and displayed in the Museum of Engraving Collection – Paleologi Castle in Acqui Terme.

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The Management of the International Biennial of Engraving reserves the right to exhibit the above mentioned works also in other Exhibition Centres.


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By entering into the Competition, artists will accept all rules and regulations.

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