1. FIELD OF COMPETITION – MEDIA ART
Qualifying audiovisual screen-based work may include but not be limited to video art, moving images, film, motion graphics, computer animation, etc
- All audiovisual screen-based works
- All works should be able to adopted to various screen formats for post-exhibitions
All submission materials below must be submitted in English
1) Interview Portfolio Film
- A video that recaps the participant’s practice of works and ideas at maximum length of 3 minutes
- All video files must be uploaded to Vimeo or YouTube and shared via a link
- All non-English language entries must include English subtitles
2) Curriculum Vitae & Artist Statement
CV and artist statement must be submitted via a PDF that is less than 3 pages in length (A4, font size 11)
3) New Artwork Proposal
- Any artwork submissions must be compliant with the 4th VH AWARD’s mission
- Artwork must be presentable on the screens via varied forms of screens
- Artwork submissions must be a new creation and must have never been submitted to any other competition/award or presented in any other format, exhibitions, or events
- All proposals must be submitted via a PDF that is less than 3 pages in length (A4, font size 11) and contain a reference video file that is less than 1 minute in length
5. SUBMISSION & EVALUATION TIMELINE
- Submissions must be completed online
- All entries must be submitted in English and will be evaluated per the participant’s submission order
18 JAN – 19 MAR 2021
The Five shortlisted artist
FOR The Five shortlisted artist
FOR GRAND PRIX
& GRAND PRIX
MAY – JUL 2021
& GRAND PRIX
OCT 2021 – 2022
1. PRODUCTION FUND
All five shortlisted artists will receive $25,000 (USD) to produce their selected artworks.
(This includes part of conversion fees for post-exhibitions)
2. EYEBEAM ONLINE RESIDENCY
The five shortlisted artists will be given the opportunity of Eyebeam online residency through a total of 10 sessions; one meeting with Jury, two development sessions, six gatherings with the globally renowned art experts, and one online screening & conversation.
1) Professional Development
Two development sessions in total, approx. 2 hours each, to provide international context and critical feedback to the finalists’ work.
2) Regular Mentorship Meetings
Six gatherings over the duration that bring together established leaders in the arts to provide group conversation and feedback in the development of the finalists’ practice, with each mentor meeting with the group at least once. These are provisionally scheduled to occur bi-weekly from 1 June 2021 to 31 July 2021.
3) ONLINE SCREENING & CONVERSATION
Culminating screening and public conversation led by Eyebeam, intended to highlight the work of the artists in a high-profile event that engages global audiences online. The details of this event will be announced to all participants in Summer 2021.
Eyebeam aims to create a hub for conversation and practice-sharing that is aware and responsive to systemic inequities and invests in the meaningful inclusion of historically marginalized groups and voices. Eyebeam is committed to and values diversity in its organization and programming as defined by gender, race, ethnicity, disability status, age, sexual orientation, immigrant status, and socioeconomic status. With a history rooted in innovation and collaboration, Eyebeam’s programs are grounded in artist community dialogue. Eyebeam supports meaningful access to technology for everyone.
3. EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY
- Final five artists will present their works through various global platforms
- Details of exhibition or any form of participatory schedule will further be noticed to all five artists
4. GRAND PRIX PRIZE
- The final one Grand Prix will be announced during the ceremony held in October 2021 awarded with additional $25,000 (USD) reward and a digital award certificate
- Grand Prix’s final work will also be exhibited in various global platforms and further details of schedule will be noticed