NEWSText: mariko takei

AMUSE ARTJAM 2009 in Kyoto“, an art competition by a Japanese agency for all-round entertainment “AMUSE”, will open calling for entries for 2 divisions from September 25th. This is a competition that has counted more than 6000 submissions and total 70000 visitors in the past 7 events, gathering attentions as a gateway for young artists to success.

For Art Division, they will look forward to submissions from artists who is seeking their success worldwide. Their new contemporary art gallery called “ArtJamContemporary” was opened in the art complex building “NADiff A/P/A/R/T” in Ebisu, Tokyo in 2008. The participants of the competition will be featured in the gallery and sent to the world. For Corporate Division, they aim to directly connect young artists and corporations to suggest creative products. One of the participated companies will be the wrold-famous greeting card company Hallmark.

Anyone can participate in this competition regardless of genders, nations, ages, educations, professionals or amateurs, and genres. Visit their website (Japanese) for the application details.

Call for entry to AMUSE ARTJAM 2009 in Kyoto
Submission period: September 25th – October 25th, 2009
(Arrival due date / Only via posting)
Final Judge: December 12th – 13th, 2009
Award Ceremony: December 13th, 2009
Inqury: (Art Division), (Corporate Division)

Text: mariko takei

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