I've just found this contest in my mail and thought someone may be interested.
Art vs. Design
Images are power. In this dynamic era compelling design can move
millions and transcendent art can inspire a generation. From cave
paintings of early man to today's industrial designers, art & design
has uniquely shaped the world around us, each in its own distinct
way. This contest is designed to answer the age old question: What
shapes our world more, art or design?
To find the answer, we need YOU to enter the dialogue.
Mark Mothersbaugh, acclaimed artist and lead singer of art-rock band
DEVO leads a panel of judges including Jarrett Gregory (curator at
Akademiks clothing) in selecting the top artist or designer to be
featured at a gala reception at the
also plays judge - determining the most powerful medium of the moment -
in an online face-off that pits art submissions against design
Opportunities will be created for everyone who participates and we are
awarding over $11,000 in prizes.
Grand Prize & Student winner will be awarded with:
* A gala reception the New Museum in New York City
* $2009 cash grant
* International Publicity, including a feature in Filter Magazine and
work shown through Gawker Artists exposing the winners art or design
to hundreds of thousands of visitors across 190+ website galleries
* $500 in gear from Akademiks
* Plus the Red Bull Prize: Offering a choice of: A vintage Vespa OR a
trip to London to visit the Tate Museum and the Design Museum OR a
fully loaded Mac Book Pro
Every participant gets:
* An online portfolio and international exposure
* A $70 "Thank You" package with gear and discounts to help further
Registration is open now and continues through Midnight May 31st.
Art VS Design was put together by a handful of
and designers who have experienced first-hand the difficulties of
achieving national attention. We believe both Art & Design hold a
powerful place in our society and it is our intention to break-out new
talent through a process that is dynamic and open-ended.