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FiloRosso Competition 2008

Award  /  20 Jun 2008  -  22 Jul 2008
Published: 23.04.2008
FiloRosso Competition 2008.
Museum of Modern Art Ugo Carà
Place
Via Roma, 9
Trieste
ITALY
Mail:
filorosso1E-mailmac.com
Phone:
040 9278632
DEADLINE: 19/04/2008
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Intro
FiloRosso or RedThread is an event sponsored by the Municipality of Muggia and AGC to present and promote research and achievements of contemporary goldsmith artists Italians and foreigners by their work and the works of young people who are close to this creative reality .
FiloRosso or RedThread wants to make manifest in a subtle game of subtle indications that bond that made explicit by the same materiality of the jewels by using tissue expressing the value of continuity and belonging that keeps inherently jewel in its essence.


Event promoted by:

Comune di Muggia - Trieste
AGC - associazione gioiello contemporaneo

Conditions

YOUNG ARTISTS

ELIGIBILITY
FiloRosso competition is open to artists, designers and goldsmiths between 18 and 35 years of age.
All entries submitted must be original designs, produced on purpose for this competition, and must include fabric or eventually be made out of fabric.
Competitors will be required to submit:
1 work belonging to any of the following: necklaces (length at pleasure), rings, bracelets, ear-rings, pendants, brooches.
Competitors will be allowed to use any kind of technique and material but they will be bound to include fabrics both in the design and in the final production of their entry.
Entries not containing fabrics will not be judged.
Material handed over by artists for pre-selection will not be returned.
Only the entries of the 20 finalists will be returned.
The association reserves the right to publish texts, images, musical or video-recording for promotional purposes.


Entry procedure
All entry forms, to be submitted within 19th April 2008.

Applications will be accepted until fabric is in stock.
On the entry form applicants are required to state their preference order relating to the fabrics to be used.
As for the allocation of fabrics, early applications will be given priority of choice.
Fabric samples size will approximately be:
cm. 25 x 50 for the creation of rings, brooches, ear-rings, pendants, bracelets.
cm. 50x 100 for the creation of necklaces.
Fabrics will be sent by Filorosso organizers to the selected applicants.


PAPERS REQUIRED
in order to participate in the competition it is necessary to submit
1.a curriculum vitae;
2.personal data processing form as per the Italian Data Protection Code (Legge 675/96);
3.project tables - max 2 - A3 format- in black and white and/or in colours;
4.a maximum 10 line-description of the work submitted’ - title, materials ad special techniques
used, dimensions
5.photos of the preparatory sketches
(Digital images, whose background will be white, must be submitted in JPG or TIF format, resolution 300 dpj, minimum base 15 cm, file word. Maximum length 10 minutes video and DVD will also be accepted’)

All entries and CDs will have to be clearly labelled with an acronym and an enclosed envelope labelled
with the same acronym will have to contain the author personal data: name and surname, date and place
of birth, telephone and fax number, email address, web site, name of the institution or association the
author belongs to, work dimensions, materials ad special techniques used, title.
Entries sent by post will have to be set on a rigid support for protection (i.e. not to be bent). It is advisable to
write on the parcel: photos do not bend.


PRE-SELECTION
Projects and CDs o DVDs must be postmarked by 18th May 2008 and sent to:
Laboratorio STAGNI-NEW SPACE FOR GOLDSMITH’S ART
via degli Artisti 9/b 34121 Trieste (Italy)
Upon receipt material on CD will be available at http://web.mac.com/filorosso1/filorosso/concorso.html
Not later than 22nd May 2008 the Jury, Alba Cappellieri, Nenad Roban and Maurizio Stagni, led by the scientific counselor, Maurizio Stagni, will select the 20 finalists who will immediately be sent a mail with a written communication endorsed by Filorosso organization.
Fabrics will be sent 7th, June 2008 is the deadline for jewels acceptance. 

Jewels are to be sent to:
Laboratorio STAGNI-NEW SPACE FOR GOLDSMITH’S ART, via degli artisti 9/b 34121 Trieste (Italy)


EXHIBITION
The 20 best creations will be exposed, together with preliminary sketches at the Museum of Modern Art “Ugo Carà” in Muggia, in the Trieste Province.
All young artists' entries will be displayed both on the FiloRosso website and on screen during the exhibition opening hours.
The exhibition will be open from 20th June to 22nd July 2008.


AWARD CEREMONY
20th June 2008 at 21.00 opening of the FiloRosso Exhibtion at the Ugo Carà Museum of Modern Art in Muggia
and awarding the Filorosso symbolic prize to the young artist, together with the publication f his/her jewel on the catalogue cover and interview on the October issue of Juliet art magazine.
the winner will be granted hospitality by the Filorosso organization (travelling expenses and 2 nights in hotel). Only one work - even if ex equo - will be awarded.

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GUESTS


ELIGIBILITY 
Agc members and/or guests 

Agc members or guests wishing to enrol in the Filorosso competition are kindly invited to fill in the entry form they may find on the Agc website and present an original design of a jewel projected ad hoc for this happening.
All entries must include fabric or eventually be made out of fabric.
32 entries will be selected among Agc members and/or guests by Maria Rosa Franzin and Graziano Visintin, a internationally-known expert appointed by Agc Culture committee. The selected artists will be allowed to present their works in the Ugo Carà Museum of Modern Art in Muggia.


ENTRY CRITERIA
All entries submitted must be original designs, produced on purpose for this competition, and must include fabric or eventually be made out of fabric.


Competitors will be required to submit:
1 work belonging to any of the following: necklaces (length at pleasure), rings, bracelets, ear-rings, pendants, brooches competitors will be allowed to use any kind of technique and material but they will be bound to include fabrics both in the design and in the final production of their entry.
Entries not containing fabrics will not be judged.
The association reserves the right to publish texts, images, musical or video recording for promotional purposes. 


Entry procedure:
All entry forms must be filled in and sent within 19th April 2008:

e-mail folorosso1@mac.com

Upon entry receipt Filorosso organizers will send fabrics to Agc members or guests enrolled in the competition.
Fabrics to be used for the competition are kindly offered by C&C, Milan. On the entry forms applicants are invited to state their preference relating to the fabrics to be used. As for the allocation of fabrics, early applications will be given priority of choice until fabric samples are in stock.
Fabric samples size will approximately be:
cm. 25 x 50 for the creation of rings, brooches, earrings, pendants, bracelets.
cm. 50x 100 for the creation of necklaces.


SELECTION
In order to participate in the selection, it is necessary to submit a CD and/or DVD not later than 25th, May 2008 to:
Laboratorio STAGNI-NEW SPACE FOR GOLDSMITH’S ART, via degli Artisti 9/b 34121 Trieste (Italy)
containing: a curriculum vitae; personal data processing form as per the Italian Data Protection Code (Legge 675/96); a maximum 10 line-description of the work submitted’ - title, materials ad special techniques used, dimensions; images of the entry submitted; entry submitted; material in A3 format relating to one's artistic research: preparatory sketches, texts etc.
(Digital images, whose background will be white, must be submitted in JPG or TIF format, resolution 300 dpi, minimum base 15 cm, file word. Maximum length 10 minutes video and DVD will also be accepted’)
Each CD to be labelled with the following words: “agc members and/or guests”, surname and name.
Entries sent by post will have to be set on a rigid support for protection (i.e. not to be bent). It is advisable to write on the parcel: photos do not bend.

Upon receipt of Cds, photos of the jewel, complete with a description and the author's name will be available at the website: http://web.mac.com//filorosso1/filorosso/concorso.html.
Not later than 30th, May Maestro Maria Rosa Franzin and Maestro Graziano Visintin will announce the 32 goldsmiths selected and they will be invited to exhibit their works.
Finalists will immediately be sent an email of confirmation.


EXHIBITION
The 30 selected works will be exposed, together with preliminary sketches at the at the Museum of
Modern Art “Ugo Carà” in Muggia, in the Trieste Province.
The exhibition will be open from 20th June and to 22nd July 2008.
Selected works (a maximum of 32) will be published in the Catalogue.


AWARD CEREMONY
20th June 2008 at 21.00 opening of the FiloRosso Exhibtion at the Ugo Carà Museum of Modern Art in Muggia and awarding of the Filorosso winner in the young talents category.

The entries of every agc member and/or guest will be displayed both on the FiloRosso website and on screen during the exhibition opening hours.
 

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