Saturday, April 11, 2009

European Prize for Applied Arts 2009

Deadline: May 30, 2009 (RECEIVE)

European Prize for Applied Arts 2009

WCC-Belgium Francophone
“Anciens Abattoirs” in Mons, Belgium
November 20, 2009 to January 17, 2010

We announce that a new European Prize for Applied Arts has been created and that the exhibition of the competition will take place from November 20, 2009 to January 17, 2010 in Mons (Belgium) at the "Anciens Abattoirs", the premises of our national entity WCC-Belgium Francophone.

WCC-BF will be the responsible partner to organize the competition and exhibition of the works accepted. We are extremely grateful to WCC-BF to do the work and to to have created this wonderful chance for WCC-Europe and the European craftspeople to show the best of our countries in the exhibition in Mons, Belgium.

The competition is focused on the artists working in the field of applied arts and design-led crafts and living in a Europeann Country (including countries that are not a part of the EU).

By "design-led crafts" we mean all kinds of objets made by their designer, either one-of-a-kind pieces or small series products. Objects produced by industrial means are not admitted in this competition.

The objects admitted to the exhibition will be of high quality in design and technical aspects and of innovative input.

The “European Prize for Applied Arts 2009” will be given in two categories:

The "Master Prize" with a donation of 3.500 euro will be provided by the Ministry of Culture of Belgium-Francophone.

The "Young Talent Prize" with a donation of 3.000 euro will be provided by WCC-Europe.

Please note: Application files are to be sent before May 30, 2009 to WCC-BF in Belgium.

Regulations in English [pdf]
Regulations in French [pdf]

Application form:
Application form in English [pdf]
Application form in French [pdf]

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For any further information regarding participation details of the competition please contact directly to the responsible organizer WCC-BF in Mons, Belgium:

Site des anciens abattoirs
rue de la Trouille, 17/02