OPEN CALL FOR EXPERIMENTAL & ELECTRONIC ARTS

III OPEN CALL FOR EXPERIMENTAL & ELECTRONIC ARTS

EX 2017 

Due to the encouraging results viewed in the former two open calls and driven by the commitment expressed by JUSTMAD art fair on their support of electronic art and especially of our association, we make this third call which intends to outgrow the development and innovations settled in the first two. This time with the invaluable sponsorship of Arts Connections FoundationAs a result of the collaboration between EX and JustMAD, EX will also curate a complete section devoted entirely to electronic art within JustMAD8.

This year’s call will offer two prizes, sponsored generously by Arts Connection foundation, in its long support to New Media Art: A 2500 € cash prize and a Residency to be developed at the Arts Connection Foundation spaces at Miami.

All info and guidelines in EX’s website

III “EX” Open Call for Experimental & Electronic Arts Winners

The “EXquisite” jury composed by Paulina BebeckaNilo CasaresJaime LavagneArturo Moya Villén and Gerardo Zavarce has chosen 2017’s edition winners:

The EX prize for Electronic & Experimental Arts, awarded with a 2500€ prize was given to the piece Far and Near, You and Me by Ting Zhang (China). 

The Arts Connection Residency prize was awarded to the piece Image Don’t Cost a Thing by Iliyana Kancheva (Bulgaria).

Also to be exhibited at JustTech17 the following pieces have been selected: 

The piece Último esfuerzo rural III, by Bosch & Simons (Spain);

And Hourglass by Andrei Rubina Thomaz (Brazil).

 

PREVIOUS EDITIONS WINNERS

2015. First prize went to work titled The Timeless Work by Marina Corach (Mexico); The second prize went to the piece titled Una Conversación entre la memoria y el Olvido; Máquina para un Olvido by Jorge Luis Vaca Forero (Colombia).

2016. The First prize, worth a thousand euros, went to the piece BNC B by Martin Reiche (Germany). The Second EX Prize allocates one of the Just Residence artist-in-residence programs, organized by JustMAD, to the piece Blowjob (400 milisegundosby José Sánchez (Spain).

Martin Reiche – BNC B

 

 ARTFAIRS 2016 PRIZE

ArtFairs is the organisation behind art events such as JUSTMAD and SUMMA Contemporary. With this prize, aims to promote new artists that participate in JustMAD. The winner is selected by a jury of recognized and established artists.

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Nicolás Robbio

PREVIOUS EDITIONS WINNERS
  • 2012. 1st edition’s winner was Nicolas Robbio exhibited at the fair by the gallery from Berlin. The jury was composed by artists Eugenio Ampudia, Daniel Canogar, and Carlos Garaicoa.
  • 2013. 2nd edition’s winners were as follows. Fine Arts Category: Amélie Bouvier, presented at the fair by Javier Silva gallery from Valladolid. Selected by Cristina Iglesias, the art collective Los Carpinteros and Secundino Hernández.
  • 2014. 3rd edition’s prize went to Philip Topolovac, from Berlin Gallery Invaliden 1. The winner was selected by Ana Laura Aláez, Carles Congos y Joan Morei.
  • 2015. 4th Edition ArtFairs ICON Award in 2015 was to Anna Kunz represented by TSA Gallery Gallery NY. The winner was selected by Carlos Maciá, Miki Leal, and Jose Ramón Amondarain.
  • 2016. 5th edition’s  winner was Jorge Pérez, presented by the Fine Arts School of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. The runner-up was Nicolás Laiz Placeres from the Cabildo de Lanzarote (Lanzarote). The winner was selected by Illán Arguello, Maurizio Lanzillota y Eugenio Merino.
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PILAR CITOLER FOUNDATION’S YOUNG COLLECTOR PRIZE

The Pilar Citoler Foundation is an active cultural agent that supports new generations of both artists and collectors. The prize awards 1,800 euros to a young collector, and the money should be used to buy art at the fair. To participate, the collector must be registered by one of the participant galleries after the purchase of an artwork exhibited at JUSTMAD8. The jury’s selection criterion evaluates the acquired piece as well as the statement of his/her collection. Also, considers other artists that are part of it.

PREVIOUS EDITIONS WINNERS
  • 2014. The award went to Basola Valles, who acquired a work by Carles Congost. The artist was exhibited at the fair by Kubikgallery from Porto.
  • 2015. The winner was Carlos Lucas. He bought a work titled “What if we die tomorrow” by Javier Vazquez. The artist was exhibited at the fair by Trama gallery from Barcelona.
  • 2016. The award went to Ester y Teresa Belmonte Lapuente who acquired a piece by Helena Toraño, artist presented at the fair by Gema Llamazares Gallery from Gijón.
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FOUNDATION KONECTA SOCIAL ARCHITECTURE PRIZE

The fourth and final edition of this award were dedicated to bold ideas connecting architecture and accessibility issues. The winner was announced during JustMAD6 and awarded at SUMMA Art Fair 2015.

PREVIOUS EDITIONS
  • 2012. The 1st edition in 2012 went to the architect Julio Jimenez Corral with the project Zootropo.
  • 2013. The 2nd edition award went to Marta Crespo Mellado and Xavier Fontanet Adrover with the project Se Vende.
  • 2014. The 3rd edition went to SENEXPAN formed by Marta and Maria Gonzalez Devesa Jarabo Aranguren.
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Zootropo

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JustMAG 7 2016 YOUNG ARTIST PRIZE

JustMAG prize awarded the selected artist with 4,000 euros in exchange for work. It also gave the opportunity to exhibit the artist’s work at the Sala MAG. This is an initiative of Mustang Art Gallery, which is perfectly alinned with JustMAD’s priority in supporting emerging art.

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Laramascoto

PREVIOUS EDITIONS WINNERS
  • 2012. Laramascoto represented by Galería Liebre from Madrid (Spain)
  • 2013. Liiure Briz, represented by Gallery Say Hi! from Antwerp (Belgium).
  • 2014. Liliana Zapata, represented by Kiosko Galería from Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia).
  • 2015. Fernando M. Godoy, represented by Carolina Rojo gallery from Zaragoza (Spain).
  • 2016. Pablo Capitán del Río, represented by Ruíz Linares Gallery, from Granada (Spain)

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