INSTINC organizes SQUARES INVASION- The 50CMx50CM Painting Show 2011(20-31 OCT 2011), aimed to promote painting as a art form which seems to be forgotten as the art scene embraces more video and installation works and to create a platform for talented up-and-coming local painters to showcase their works and get recognition & exposure through INSTINC PRIZE and PEOPLE'S PRIZE.
**Open to artists of all ages, Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, and artists that are based in Singapore.**
The selection of the artworks will be carried out by the Jury composed by experts and important professionals of the art scene :
Milenko Prvacki- Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts, LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, Singapore
Kelley Cheng- Creative Director of The Press Room
Kuros Nekouian- Founder of LW44, Munich Germany
Shih Yun Yeo- Founder of INSTINC
Everyone can vote for your favourite Square painting. START DATE TO VOTE 20 OCT 11pm Singapore time. Go to: http://www.facebook.com/instincspace and choose 'SQUARES INVASION PEOPLE'S PRIZE VOTING' photo album and LIKE the painting. The painting with the most likes on 31 Oct 2011 will win a solo exhibition at 15 mins@Lasalle in 2012.
INSTINC PRIZE: Solo show at INSTINC in 2012 and chance to to be an artist-in-residence at LW44 for a period of one month, an artist-run space in Munich, Germany(air fare and living expenses not included). Selection is based on a rating system that considers uniqueness, skill(technical execution) and concept.
The PEOPLE'S PRIZE wins a solo show at 15 minutes @Lasalle in 2012. End of voting 31 OCT 6pm Singapore time.
Size: Each artwork must be 50cm by 50cm!!No restrictions on the depth of the work.
The work cannot be exhibited before AND must be original work, not reproductions.
CATEGORY: Painting – works realized with technical and stylistic freedom (oil, tempera, acrylic, ink, vinyl, watercolor, graphite, pencil, collage, etc.) on whichever support (canvas, paper, wood, plastics, iron, etc.)
Both online and mail submissions close on 1 Aug 2011
4 EASY STEPS TO TAKE PART IN SQUARES INVASION(IT'S FREE):
STEP 1: CREATE AN AWESOME 50CM BY 50CM PAINTING. (min 1 , max 5)
STEP 2: TAKE A GREAT PHOTO OF THE WORK/S AND THEN MAKE THE IMAGE SIZE TO 800 PIXELS BY 800 PIXELS. ALTERNATIVELY, YOU CAN MAIL IN SUBMISSION IF YOU CHOOSE NOT TO SUBMIT ONLINE, MAKE SURE IMAGE SIZE IS 300DPI AND THEN SEND TO- INSTINC 12 EU TONG SEN STREET #04-163 S(059819) WITH THE PHOTO OF YOUR WORK AND THE APPLICATION FORM.
STEP 3: WAIT FOR US TO SHORTLIST AND WE WILL EMAIL AND CALL YOU IF IT IS ACCEPTED.
STEP 4: IF SHORTLISTED, BRING YOUR PAINTING TO INSTINC(** Shortlisted Painting/s should be ready to be hung.**) AND SEE YOU AT THE OPENING RECEPTION OF SQUARES INVASION.
For the partial support of the organization expenses, ONLY shortlisted artist requires to pay an application fee of S$50 for one work and $20 for each additional work. Each shortlisted artist may exhibit a maximum of 5 works. Only cash is accepted on the day of collection of the artworks. Artists must keep a copy of the payment receipt. Application fees are not-refundable. Each shortlisted artist will get at least one catelogue, limited to one page, one artwork by each selected artist.
Puspita Dewi Hidayat
Teo Shih Chin
Tew Bee Lan
Ng Kuan Shin Airik
Goh Si Pei
Wong Tze Chau
Chu Lee Yeang
Tan Xiang Yeow
Suzanne Maree Heathorn
Dasimah Binte Jalil
Tang Ling Nah
Michael Cu Fua
Tania De Rozario
Wyn Lyn Tan
Invited international artists:
Paul Campbell (New York) | Hirofumi Matsuzaki (Japan) |Thomas Behling (Berlin) | Laudi Abilama (Lebanon) | Sofia Arvaniti (Munich) | Katja Pal (Slovenia) | Alba Escayo (Spain)