LICHTER Art Award 2018 – Submission Call

For 2018 the LICHTER Art Award again calls for the best contemporary, diverse and high-quality artistic works in the field of visual arts related to film.

The submission is open until 28th January 2018

Accepted are works which use film and video as a primary media. The competition is open to visual artists, filmmakers and students from art and film academies. To keep the high quality of the event, we want to make sure the works submitted meet high professional standards. The LICHTER ART AWARD is not a laboratory – it is a showcase for finished works.

An international jury will announce the five finalists’, whose works will be exhibited during the 10th LICHTER Filmfest (3rd to 08th of April 2018). The LICHTER Art Award is endowed with a 1.000 Euro prize for the best work. A jury of art experts will award the best work.

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The LICHTER Filmfest Frankfurt International has been celebrating local and international filmmaking since its very early days in 2008. Besides a competition in the categories short and feature film, the festival presents a high-quality programme on contemporary video art.

The LICHTER Art Award is an international competition and exhibition, aiming to present the most contemporary, diverse and high-quality artistic works in the field of visual arts related to film. Accepted are works which use film and video as a primary media. The competition is open to visual artists, filmmakers and students from art and film academies. To keep the high quality of the event, we want to make sure the works submitted meet high professional standards. The LICHTER Art Award is not a laboratory – it is a showcase for finished works.

Terms & Conditions

  • the finished work must be submitted by January 28th, 2018.
  • the competition entry form shall be filled only electronically at www.lichter-filmfest.de
  • the work should be new or not older than 1 year from the date of the submission. And be designed as a single-channel projection or a room installation.

The following information should be provided via a link to a website or as a PDF (max. 5 pages):

  • a project description
  • a short artist biography
  • a brief visual documentation of three previous works

NO PORTFOLIO PLEASE — in case of PDF sent it to this e-mail: LAA@lichter-filmfest.de

IMPORTANT:
We will accept all established formats. In case the work requires a special presentation format (e.g. room installation) the LICHTER Art Award curator should be contacted in advance via e-mail.

  • ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
  • ONLY ONE WORK PER PARTICIPANT WILL BE ACCEPTED


For further inquiries contact the curator of the LICHTER ART AWARD Saul Judd: s.judd@lichter-filmfest.de

Address
LICHTER Filmfest // LICHTER Art Award
Leipziger Str. 9
60487 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

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