The Salzburger Kunstverein now announces the call for the 2021 SpallArt Prize Salzburg. This is an international award for excellence in contemporary photography. The inaugural winner in 2019 was Pierre Descamps (France/Germany), the winner in 2020 is Luise Schröder (Germany) .
Sponsored by SpallArt, the SpallArt Prize Salzburg consists of a EUR 4,000 prize, a residency and solo exhibition at the Salzburger Kunstverein.
Applicants must be practising artists who work with photography and who have a significant professional practise (ie. exhibitions in contemporary art institutions). Applications must be accompanied by a recommendation from a recognized art professional (professors, artists, art critics or curators / directors of museums, galleries, Kunstvereine, or other public art institutions). A one page recommendation form may be found here.
Applications without recommendations will not be reviewed.
Deadline for submissions: November 15th 2020, midnight Central European Time, 2020. Late applications will not be reviewed. Only the successful candidate will be contacted. The decision of the jury is final.
Applications (in German or English) should take the form of a single word or pdf document (please do not send multiple documents nor exceed the below criteria) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line: SpallArt Prize Salzburg 2021) in the following format:
1. One page cover letter with contact details and any short description of artwork
2. Two page CV listing exhibitions
3. Portfolio: Up to five pages of images of recent work. 1 or 2 photos per page recommended. Titles, medium, dates included. Choose your best work. A sample page is available here.
4. Completed recommendation form (may be sent separately by either party, and does not need to be combined into a single document as above material)
Application deadline: November 15, 2020
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SpallArt Prize Salzburg 2021
Queries may be directed to the addresses above. Please note that materials will not be returned. Please do not send original materials, DVDs, CDs or .mov files. Only word or pdf documents or printed materials will be reviewed. Please use the available Recommendation Form.
A limited edition of an agreed photograph will be provided to the Salzburger Kunstverein by the successful artist (costs borne by the SKV).
More info: www.salzburger-kunstverein.a