International Marianne Brandt Contest 2016 now is over!
International Marianne Brandt Contest 2016: Kunstvereins Villa Arte is hosting its 6th multiple disciplines competition titiled International Marianne Brandt Contest, inviting young designers and photographers to participate with works based on the theme for 2016 ’Material Effects’.
The Marianne Brandt Contest is a non-commercial competition, supporting works that ask: What can we, what should we create these days? Works that aim to explore the potential for poetry and beauty in the sense of an art of living.
The theme of the 2016 competition “Material Effects” draws upon the question of today’s understanding of material – before the overarching background of shifting material topographies through global consumption and transformations of today’s landscapes, it is also suggesting the materials own agency and our way of relating to it.
There is a three following categories in witch you can partecipate:
- Product Design
- Experimental Design
Competitive entries are expected to address issues about the contemporary use of material in a visibly and contextually clear way, with an artistic, scientific and creative treatment of the topic that considers ecological, social, economic and cultural effects.
The creative legacy of the Bauhaus artist Marianne Brandt is the origin of this competition, a further reference point of the competition therefore is the heritage of modernism and the ideas of the Bauhaus.
The participation fee for this multiple disciplines competition is 30 Euro. Each participant will obtain a free copy of the book accompanying the contest.