“Sapporo and Hokkaido are open to you. What will you create?”
As a pre-event of the Sapporo Biennale 2014, Sapporo Pre-Biennale Contemporary Art Exhibition 2011 is holding a International Art-Proposal Competition which includes plans, plan drawings, photographs of maquettes, and sample images.
The proposal which pass the preliminary selection process, will be displayed at the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art during the exhibition period from April 2 to April 10, 2011. It will be unveiled on the official website “Sapporo Pre-Biennale Contemporary Art Exhibition 2011 – Approaching Art by Leaving Art Behind – 9 Days the Museum Disappears“. During this exhibition period, a Grand Prize Proposal will be selected and the winner will be invited to “Sapporo Biennale 2014” to exhibit/perform the Grand Prize work at the exhibition. (The Grand Prize winner will receive creation/production and travel grants to implement the work [within a budget, to be determined].) For further entry requirements please go to the Official Website.
Sapporo Pre-Biennale Contemporary Art Exhibition 2011
International Art-Proposal Competition
Application Period: February 15th – March 25th, 2011
*All entries submitted by March 15, 2011 Japan Standard Time.
Entry Requirements: Entries will be accepted from both individuals and groups, regardless of age and nationality. Entries must be original, and should not have been previously exhibited/performed.
Prize: Proposals passing a preliminary selection process will be displayed on the official website of the Sapporo Pre-Biennale Contemporary Art Exhibition 2011. One Grand Prize will be selected from among the proposals passing the preliminary selection, will be eligible to be realized at the Sapporo Biennale 2014. (Fabrication for the work and travel expenses for the artist (or artist group) will be provided by the organizers.)
Jury Members: SATO Tomoyoshi, Vice-director of Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, SHIBATA Hisashi, Director of S-AIR (NPO), Planning Producer of Sapporo Pre-Biennale Contemporary Art Exhibition, TAKEMURA Mitsuhiro, Professor at the faculty of Media Design, Sapporo City University, Vice Director of Sapporo Pre-Biennale Contemporary Art Exhibition, HATA Satoshi, Representative Director of CAI Contemporary Art Institute, Artistic Director of Sapporo Pre-Biennale Contemporary Art Exhibition, YOSHIZAKI Motoaki, Vice-Director of Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo
Text: julie morikawa