Call for Entries: VIA Arts Prize 2018

Artists Called to Enter into Ibero-American Dialogue

London, UK

VIA Arts Prize call for entries

Summary: The VIA Arts Prize, held annually at the Embassy of Brazil to the UK, in partnership with ACALASP (the Association of Cultural Attachés of Latin America, Spain and Portugal), People’s Palace Projects from Queen Mary University of London, and sponsored by Itaú, is pleased to now open the call for entries for this year’s prize.

Following on from the success of last year’s edition, the theme this year remains “Dialogues”, a theme that remains topical and that embodies the continuity of this London arts prize while promoting a process of intercultural exchange through an engagement with Ibero-American art and cultures.

Budget:  winner will receive £5,000 and the runner-up £2,000

Deadline: Applicants can submit their work between 12:00 on Wednesday 6 June and 23:59 on Monday 22nd October 2018

How to Apply: complete the submission form on the website

Eligibility: The Prize is open to all UK based artists who submit original visual artworks that are in keeping with the theme and inspired by Ibero-American artistic cultures, including visual arts, literature, music, dance, performance and film.

Special Notes: This prize is open to artists in sculpture as well as other disciplines. The top 30 works will be carefully selected by a curatorial committee and will be exhibited at The Embassy of Brazil for seven weeks. Two winning entries will be chosen from this top 30 by a high profile jury

Click here to read more about this call for artists or to apply