Art Award Baustelle Schaustelle 2010
YOUR WORK x BAUSTELLE SCHAUSTELLE = 2010
Baustelle Schaustelle invites young artists from all over Europe to
participate in a contest. Designs are to be submitted under the heading
YOUR WORK X BAUSTELLE SCHAUSTELLE = 2010.These concepts
stand achance of being implemented in 2010, Essen’s year as Capital
of Culture. A renowned jury will be responsible for selecting the works.
Three works will receive awards. The prize for the most convincing entry
is 1000 Euros. All three artists will be given the opportunity to present their
works in a solo exhibition at Baustelle Schaustelle. Furthermore, these
three artistic approaches will be documented and comprised in a
The challenge is to develop ideas regarding the specific venue Baustelle
Schaustelle. In view of the cultural events occurring in 2010, the artists are
called on to concern themselves with the history of the Ruhr Area. Instead
of just being placed there, their works should form a connection with the
area. The submitted works should be defined not only by geographical and
historical references, but also by the artists’ individual approaches.
Now, with regard to this exceptional exhibition series in 2010, the important
aim is to encourage artists not to simply present an existing work at
Baustelle Schaustelle but to focus their attention on the venue in question.
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