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oliverodomenico on Fri, 3 Apr 2009 22:51:50 +0200 (CEST)


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Dear Sirs,
We are writing to inform you that proposals for selection for ManifestaZOOne.09 are now welcome. You are invited to pass this information on to persons who you believe may be interested in participating in this event.

ManifestaZOOne is a urban art exhibition open to young artists, organised by the Art.ur association with the support of the Cuneo City Council.

For details please visit www.zooart.it

For any clarifications please make contact directly with the organisers.
Kind regards

Domenico Olivero
associazione art.ur 


ManifestaZOOne.09
Urban  art  exhibition  


Sponsor: Piedmont Region; Cuneo Province; Torino township; Cassa di Risparmio di Torino Foundation;  IED; Gaia Collection;  Cuneo township; Cassa di Risparmio di Cuneo Foundation 

rules + application form urban art exhibition 09 regulations 


The closing deadline for applications is 8 th of may 2009


art.1 description 

The association Art.ur, in collaboration with the Cuneo Township presents the third Urban Art Exhibition contest, ManifestaZOOne. 

The intention of this project utilizing public art is to promote communication of socially sensitive issues in the form of large billboards, displaying this informative and creative art to the wider public that move daily through the city. Typically utilized for commercial advertising, the billboard will instead become a space for reflection where the contest message is inserted into in the daily lives of city citizens. 


art.2 contest theme 

The candidates will need to produce a graphical work to be printed 6 meters by 3 meters. The winning work or works, at the discretion of the judges, will be printed in the above dimensions and displayed in the Fresia gardens of Cuneo from the 2nd to the 19th of July during the ZOOart exhibition as well as on various advertising billboards within the city of Cuneo from the 9th to the 22nd of November 2009, during the Literature exhibition ?Scrittoriincittà? (writers in the city). 

The theme that candidates must base their work on is: 

?r­evolution? 

In this period of economical world crisis, it is necessary for an evolution of the political, economical and social system so to improve our current situation. 
The theme r­evolution is linked to the bicentennial of the birth of Charles Darwin, who inspired the new socio­economical ideas of philosophers such as Serge Latouche. 
R­evolution does not mean creating disorder, it refers to evolving the socio­economical system so that it may better develop our human potential. 
The theme this year therefore concerns our future and how it might develop but also the relationship that human?s have with their natural world and how we live through change. 


art.3 how to enter 

Entering the contest is free. The candidate must supply their work in a finished state ready to print, following the indications below. 
The candidate must send the file in: 
a Postage pack with the senders address included, addressed to: 

Concorso manifestaZOOne associazione Art.ur 

Casella Postale 208 12100 CUNEO Centro Italy

The package to send must contain: 

A. 	a closed envelope that is anonymous, bearing only an alphanumeric code composed of 3 numbers and 3 letters (for example 123ABC) containing: 
1. 	the contest application form filled in and signed 
2. 	a resume of the participant or group of participants 

B. 	presentation in writing of the artistic work, anonymus and containg the same alphanumeric code composed of 3 numbers and three letters (e.g. 123ABC) 

C. 	a colour print, A4 format, of the work presented, with the same alphanumeric code written on it (e.g. 123ABC). 

D. 	Digital CD anonymous, with the same alphanumeric code written on it (e.g. 123ABC), containg: 
1. 	the file of the work in format: _ .TIFF  110 cm wide by 60 cm high The image must have a definition of 450 dpi. 
2. 	the file of the work in format: _ .PDF  110 cm wide by 60 cm high 
The image must have a definition of 450 dpi. 

The material will not be returned, it will become part of the exhibition archive. 


art.4 Entry deadline 

The package must be sent by the 8 th of may 2009, the postage stamp will be considered as proof of date of postage. 


art.5 evaluation criteria, judges and selection 

A panel of qualified experts, artists, curators and graphic artists, including a teacher from the IED in Torino, will consider works of a high aesthetic quality, that completely adhere to the theme of the contest, with a subtle sense of irony and that are especially efficiently communicative. 

These judges will examine the material sent and will show the results of the contest on the site www.zooart.it and through printed media, before the 15th of June 2009. 

The organisation has the right to choose only a single entry as the winner or to not proceed in choosing any winners if the judges indicated that none of the entries are adequate. The contest outcome cannot be appealed. 


art.6 prizes 

The winning work or works, at the discretion of the judges, will be printed 6 meters by 3 meters and the price of printing and display will be the exclusive responsibility of the organisers. 

The winning projects will be published on the exhibition catalogue. 
The winning works will be displayed, in a size that the organisers deem most suitable, within the Fresia Gardens of the Cuneo township as part of the ZOOart exhibition that begins the 2nd of July 2009. 


art.7 rights and copyright 

The organisers have the right to use the material contained in the file sent and to photograph the winning works to be included as part of the archive documentation. The organisers are exempt from paying for the right of reproduction and use of the works within the context of advertising the manifestaZOOne contest and for the ZOOart exhibition. Any responsibilities derived from the publishing of the work remain with the candidate. 


art.8 consensus 

By participating in this contest the candidate agrees to the above regulations. 


art.9 right to withdraw 

The organisers have the right to modify these regulations at any time, communicating any changes in writing to the effected parties. 


art.10 handling of personal information 

the candidates personal information will be used by the association Art.ur exclusively for the processing of applications to the manifestaZOOne.09. contest. 
According to Italian legislative decree 196/2003 it is possible to request the cancellation of one personal information by writing to: Art.ur association, Casella Postale 208, 12100, CUNEO Centro Italy. 


art.11 information 

For any further information please contact the Art.ur association: 
secretary: tel.­fax. 0171689960 tel. 339 6908997 e­mail: pqemi {AT} tiscali.it zooarte {AT} gmail.com web: www.zooart.it deadline: 08.05.2009 

for images related to the exhibition manifestaZOOne please go to: www.zooart.it 

Application Form the undersigned ??????

born in _ _ _ _ _ _ _  the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
resident of _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 
postal code _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
address: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 
phone number _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 
e­mail _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Applies at no monetary expense to the contest ManifestaZOOne accepts all the conditions of the regulations. 

according the legislative decree 196/2003 the information provided will be utilized exclusively for the exhibition Date 

Signature (acceptance) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _



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