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Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award

Fourth Edition – Year 2018

The Cultural Association “ARTE PER AMORE” holds the 4th edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award to promote and enhance art in terms of quality together with the national and international experiences of the involved Artists.

The Contest is open to Italian and foreign Artists coming from all over the world, professional and not, to students and to everyone wishing to express their own creativity, with no age limits, reading the contest through their own sensibility. They may participate to one or more sections with one or more works.

The Cultural Association “ARTE PER AMORE” has discovering and exploiting new artistic talents as its purpose.

The prizes awarded are to be a contribution to the development of the aesthetic and artistic pursuit of the participating Artists.

The participants will gain great visibility through the various media, thanks to the national and international diffusion of the competition announcement and then through the Anthology and the Catalogue printed for the Award.

FREE THEME for all sections

The deadline for applications for all Sections is set on MONDAY, the 8th of OCTOBER 2018

SECTIONS

A) FREE-THEMED POETRY B) PUBLISHED BOOK OF POEMS C) TALES D) PUBLISHED FICTIONAL BOOK

E) PAINTING F) SCULPTURE G) PHOTOGRAPHY

Section A – FREE-THEMED POETRY (including Dialect Poetry and Foreign Language)

Published and unpublished Poems, even though already awarded in other contests, with no specific number of lines are allowed in section A, with a maximum of 4 (FOUR) poems by each Poet.

An Italian translation is to be attached for the Dialect or Foreign Language Poems.

PRIZES

  • 1st Prize €.800,00, €.300,00 of which in the form of a Voucher valid for a stay, in the name of the winner, to be spent by and no later than 31/12/2019 (the value does not include taxes and subscription fee, it is not refundable nor transferable) – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two on Saturday the 24th of November 2018 and overnight stay in B&B, a free copy of the Official Anthology of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 2nd Prize €.400,00Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 3rd Prize €.300,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 4th Prize €.200,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 5th Prize €.100,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two and a Personalised Parchment.

  • The 15 finalists will be given a Personalised Parchment.

  • The awarded works will be published in the prestigious Anthology of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award and the top five will be read in front of the audience.

  • The “Michelangelo Buonarroti” Special Prize will be assigned to the Artist whose work, according to the Jury’s verdict is particularly special or makes reference to the themes of the environment and of the Apuo-Versiliese region, where Michelangelo Buonarroti, the greatest Artist of all times, lived and worked. The prize will be handed over by the highest offices of the Forte dei Marmi Municipality.

  • Extra Special Prizes might be assigned according to the Jury’s discretion.

HOW TO APPLY The Artists may apply to one or more sections by paying the corresponding subscription

fee, choosing one of the following methods

ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION by filling in the requested fields in the application form available on the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org (click on “ISCRIVITIto subscribe) or by e-mail to premiomichelangelo@gmail.com attaching the application form (downloadable as Pdf from the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org, direct link to the printable form APPLICATION FORM) filled in every field with the requested attachments.

Requested attachments: anonymous copies of the poems (files named just with the title) and the subscription fee receipt for payment.

SUBSCRIPTION BY MAIL (date as per postmark) by sending the Application Form filled in every field, 3 (THREE) anonymous copies of the poems and the subscription fee receipt for payment in a sealed envelope to

Segreteria del Premio Internazionale Michelangelo Buonarroti

Associazione Culturale “ARTE PER AMORE” Via Aurelia n.1092, Querceta – 55047 Seravezza (LU) Italy

The secretary’s office will confirm by mail the correct subscription and participation to the contest, within 72 hours from the reception of the materials.

The Artists may apply to one or more sections by paying the corresponding subscription fees – The deadline for application is set on Monday, the 8th of October 2018

Participants are give the possibility to ask for being inserted in the Anthology 2018 under explicit request/reservation in the Application Form

Section B – PUBLISHED BOOK OF POEMS (e-book format included)

Section B is open to poem books published since 2008 (included), e-book format is included. Auto-published books are also included. The author can participate in this section with one title only, by sending 3 (THREE) paper copies for a traditional mail subscription or by sending the e-book or Pdf format for an online or e-mail subscription.

PRIZES

  • 1st Prize €.400,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two on Saturday the 24th of November 2018 and overnight stay in B&B, a free copy of the Official Anthology of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 2nd Prize €.300,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 3rd Prize €.200,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 4th Prize €.100,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two and a Personalised Parchment.

  • The 15 finalists will be given a Personalised Parchment.

  • The awarded works will be mentioned in the prestigious Anthology of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award and a lyric from the ones chosen by the Jury will be published in it.

  • Extra Special Prizes might be assigned according to the Jury’s discretion.

HOW TO APPLY The Artists may apply to one or more sections by paying the corresponding subscription fee, choosing one of the following methods

ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION by filling in the requested fields in the application form available on the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org (click on “ISCRIVITIto subscribe)

or by e-mail to premiomichelangelo@gmail.com attaching the application form (downloadable as Pdf from the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org, direct link to the printable form APPLICATION FORM) filled in every field with the requested attachments.

Requested attachments: a Pdf or Epub/Mobi digital format of the book, the complete cover (both sides) in .jpeg/.jpg or Pdf format and the subscription fee receipt for payment.

SUBSCRIPTION BY MAIL (date as per postmark) by sending the Application Form filled in every field, 3 (THREE) copies of the Book and the subscription fee receipt for payment to

Segreteria del Premio Internazionale Michelangelo Buonarroti

Associazione Culturale “ARTE PER AMORE” Via Aurelia n.1092, Querceta – 55047 Seravezza (LU)

The secretary’s office will confirm by mail the correct subscription and participation to the contest, within 72 hours from the reception of the materials.

The Artists may apply to one or more sections by paying the corresponding subscription fees – the deadline for application is set on Monday, the 8th of October 2018

Participants are give the possibility to ask for being inserted in the Anthology 2018 under explicit request/reservation in the Application Form

Section C – TALE (Dialectal and Foreign Language included)

Published and unpublished Tales, even the ones already awarded in other contests, are allowed in section C, with the purpose of spurring, exploiting and promoting creativity and abilities in literature.

An Italian translation is to be attached for the Dialect or Foreign Language tales.

Each author may participate with 1 (ONE) or 2 (TWO) Tales by sending 3 (THREE) anonymous paper copies for a traditional mail subscription or by sending the Word or Pdf format for an online or e-mail subscription.

The tale’s length can vary between a minimum of 9000 beats and a maximum of 36000, spaces included.

The format must have the following features: Title, Character: Times New Roman, Size: 12, Interline: 1,5, justified-text, numbered pages with no double blank spaces and no double enter when possible.

It’s necessary to write the publishing references by footnote, in case of already published tales.

PRIZES

  • 1st Prize €.300,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two on Saturday the 24th of November 2018 and overnight stay in B&B, a free copy of the Official Anthology of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 2nd Prize €.200,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 3rd Prize €.100,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two and a Personalised Parchment.

  • The 15 finalists will be given a Personalised Parchment.

  • The awarded works will be published in the prestigious Anthology of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award and the first classified will be read in front of the audience.

  • The “Michelangelo Buonarroti” Special Prize will be assigned to the Artist whose work, according to the Jury’s verdict, is particularly special or makes reference to the themes of the environment and of the Apuo-Versiliese region, where Michelangelo Buonarroti, the greatest Artist of all times, lived and worked. The Prize will be handed over by the highest offices of the Forte dei Marmi Municipality.

  • Extra Special Prizes might be assigned according to the Jury’s discretion.

HOW TO APPLY The Artists may apply to one or more sections by paying the corresponding subscription fee, choosing one of the following methods

ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION by filling in the requested fields in the application form available on the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org (click on “ISCRIVITIto subscribe) or by e-mail to premiomichelangelo@gmail.com attaching the application form (downloadable as Pdf from the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org direct link to the printable form APPLICATION FORM) filled in every field with the requested attachments.

Requested attachments: the works in Word (.doc) or Pdf format and the subscription fee receipt for payment.

The secretary’s office will confirm by mail the correct subscription and participation to the contest, within 72 hours from the reception of the materials.

SUBSCRIPTION BY MAIL (date as per postmark) by sending the Application Form filled in every field, 3 (THREE) anonymous copies of each work and the subscription fee receipt for payment in sealed envelope to

Segreteria del Premio Internazionale Michelangelo Buonarroti

Associazione Culturale “ARTE PER AMORE” Via Aurelia n.1092, Querceta – 55047 Seravezza (LU)

The secretary’s office will confirm by mail the correct subscription and participation to the contest, within 72 hours from the reception of the materials.

The Artists may apply to one or more sections by paying the corresponding subscription fees – the deadline for application is set on Monday, the 8th of October 2018

Participants are give the possibility to ask for being inserted in the Anthology 2018 under explicit request/reservation in the Application Form

Section D – PUBLISHED FICTIONAL BOOK (e-book format included)

Section D is open to all fictional books published since 2008 (included), e-book format is included. Already awarded books are allowed including auto-published books. All literary genre are allowed. The author can participate in this section with one title only, by sending 3 paper copies or the e-book or Pdf format.

PRIZES

  • 1st Prize €.400,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two on Saturday the 24th of November 2018 and overnight stay in B&B, a free copy of the Official Anthology of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 2nd Prize €.300,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 3rd Prize €.200,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 4th Prize €.100,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two and a Personalised Parchment.

  • The 15 finalists will be given a Personalised Parchment.

  • Critics Special Prize might be assigned to the especially distinguished works.

  • Extra Special Prizes might be assigned according to the Jury’s discretion.

  • The awarded works will be published in the prestigious Anthology of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award.

HOW TO APPLY The Artists may apply to one or more sections by paying the corresponding subscription fee, choosing one of the following methods

ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION by filling in the requested fields in the application form available on the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org (click on “ISCRIVITIto subscribe) or by e-mail to premiomichelangelo@gmail.com attaching the application form (downloadable as Pdf from the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org, direct link to the printable form APPLICATION FORM) filled in every field with the requested attachments.

Requested attachments: a Pdf or Epub/Mobi digital format of the book, the complete cover (both sides) and the subscription fee receipt for payment and a brief Synopsis.

SUBSCRIPTION BY MAIL (date as per postmark) by sending the Application Form filled in every field, 3 (THREE) copies of each work and the subscription fee receipt for payment and a brief Synopsis in sealed envelope to

Segreteria del Premio Internazionale Michelangelo Buonarroti

Associazione Culturale “ARTE PER AMORE” Via Aurelia n.1092, Querceta – 55047 Seravezza (LU) Italy

The secretary’s office will confirm by mail the correct subscription and participation to the contest, within 72 hours from the reception of the materials.

The Artists may apply to one or more sections by paying the corresponding subscription fees – the deadline for application is set on Monday, the 8th of October 2018

Participants are give the possibility to ask for being inserted in the Anthology 2018 under explicit request/reservation in the Application Form

All sent books, manuscripts and typescripts will not be returned and will be donated to Libraries, Cultural Centres and Schools, with a promotional and diffusion purpose so that the authors may encounter new Appraisers and/or Readers.

Section E – PAINTING

Section E is open to all the works, even already awarded in other contests, produced with complete freedom of style and technique (oil paint, tempera paint, acrylic paint, enamel paint, spray paint, ink, vinyl, watercolours, graphite, pencils, collage, mixed techniques, pastels, markers, etc.) and on any support (canvas, paper, wood, plastic, iron, etc.). The maximum size allowed are 100x120cm, excluding the frame which is well-advised but optional.

Any special size is to be reported in advance to the secretary’s office.

The polyptych is considered as a single work, so its whole size must fit in the criteria above.

The works will remain property of the Artists. Each Artist is allowed a maximum of 3 (THREE) works.

PRIZES

  • 1st Prize €.500,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two on Saturday the 24th of November 2018 and overnight stay in B&B, a publication of the Work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 2nd Prize €.400,00 – Publication of the Work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and Personalised Parchment.

  • 3rd Prize €.300,00 – Publication of the Work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and Personalised Parchment.

  • 4th Prize €.200,00 – Publication of the Work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and Personalised Parchment.

  • 5th Prize – Free yearly subscription to the “ARTEiN World” magazine, publication of the Work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and Personalised Parchment.

  • The 15 finalists will have a publication of the Work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and Personalised Parchment.

  • The awarded and finalist works will be displayed in prestigious places of VILLA BERTELLI – Comune di Forte dei Marmi (LU) from the 24th of November 2018 to the 6th of January 2019 and will be published in the Official Catalogue of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award.

  • Special Critics Prize will be assigned to the most distinguished work: it will be put on display in Villa Bertelli and will be published in the Official Catalogue of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award.

  • Michelangelo Buonarroti” Special Prize will be assigned to the Artist whose work is particularly special, according to the Jury’s verdict, or makes reference to the themes of the environment and of the Apuo-Versiliese region, where Michelangelo Buonarroti, the greatest Artist of all times, lived and worked. The award will be handed over by the highest offices of the Forte dei Marmi Municipality.

  • Extra Special Prizes might be assigned according to the Jury’s discretion.

    The winners and the selected Artists will be asked for the works’ digital files for the production and the printing of the catalogue.

  • The awarded works will be displayed in the prestigious Fondazione di Villa Bertelli rooms in Forte dei Marmi (LU) and will be published in the Official Catalogue of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award with the privilege of being exhibited near national and international Artists’ works, whose name will be disclosed with the Jury’s Proceedings.

ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION by filling in the requested fields in the application form available on the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org (click on “ISCRIVITIto subscribe) or by e-mail to premiomichelangelo@gmail.com attaching the application form (downloadable as Pdf from the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org, direct link to the printable form APPLICATION FORM) filled in every field with the requested attachments.

Requested attachments: pictures of the works in .jpeg/.jpg format with a minimum of resolution of 300dpi, are to be named as the following example: namesurname_title_year_technique_cm.100×120 and the subscription fee receipt for payment.

The secretary’s office will confirm by mail the correct subscription and participation to the contest, within 72 hours from the reception of the materials.

The works will be displayed from the 24th of November 2018 to the 6th of January on Saturday and Sunday (10.00-13.00 and 16.00-19.00 hrs.)

VILLA BERTELLI Via Giuseppe Mazzini, 200 Forte dei Marmi (LU) Google Maps

The Artists may apply to one or more sections by paying the corresponding subscription fees – the deadline for application is set on Monday, the 8th of October 2018

The Catalogue may be booked in advance on the Application Form

Section F – SCULPTURE

Section F is open to sculptures, even already awarded and published, that fit the following features:

Sculpted work (in marble, in stone, in wood, in ivory), moulded in pliable material (clay, wax), melted (metals, plastic) or obtained from the welding of metal pieces or from the union of different three-dimension materials.

The maximum sizes allowed for each one are: base cm. 40, depth cm. 40, height cm.40. Any special sizes are to be reported in advance to the secretary’s office.

The works will stay property of the Artists. Each Artist is allowed a maximum of 3 (THREE) works.

PRIZES

  • 1st Prize €.500,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two on Saturday the 24th of November 2018 and an overnight stay in B&B for an out-of-region Artist, a free copy of the Official Catalogue of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award and a Personalised Parchment.

  • 2nd Prize €.300,00 – Publication of the Work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and Personalised Parchment.

  • 3rd Prize €.200,00 – Publication of the Work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and Personalised Parchment.

  • 4th Prize – Free yearly subscription to the “ARTEiN World” magazine, publication of the Work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and Personalised Parchment.

  • The 15 finalists will have a publication of the Work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and Personalised Parchment.

  • Michelangelo Buonarroti” Special Prize will be assigned to the Artist whose work is particularly special, according to the Jury’s verdict, or makes reference to the themes of the environment and of the Apuo-Versiliese region, where Michelangelo Buonarroti, the greatest Artist of all times, lived and worked. The award will be handed over by the highest offices of the Forte dei Marmi Municipality..

  • Extra Special Prizes might be assigned according to the Jury’s discretion.

  • The winners and the selected Artists will be asked for the works’ digital file for the realisation and the printing of the catalogue.

  • The awarded works will be displayed in the prestigious Fondazione di Villa Bertelli rooms in Forte dei Marmi (LU) and will be published in the Official Catalogue of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award with the privilege of being exhibited near national and international Artists’ works, whose name will be disclosed with the Jury’s Proceedings.

ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION by filling in the requested fields in the application form available on the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org (click on “ISCRIVITIto subscribe) or by e-mail to premiomichelangelo@gmail.com attaching the application form (downloadable as Pdf from the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org, direct link to the printable form APPLICATION FORM ) filled in every field with the requested attachments.

Requested Attachments: from 3 (THREE) to 5 (FIVE) pictures and 1 video of the entered works, from different angles so that the features can be clearly seen, .jpeg/.jpg format with a resolution of 300 dpi at least and the subscription fee receipt for payment. Each file has to be named as follows: namesurname_title_year_material_size

The works will be displayed from the 24th of November 2018 to the 6th of January on Saturday and Sunday (10.00-13.00 and 16.00-19.00 hrs.)

VILLA BERTELLI Via Giuseppe Mazzini, 200 Forte dei Marmi (LU) Google Maps

The Artists may apply to one or more sections by paying the corresponding subscription fees – the deadline for application is set on Monday, the 8th of October 2018

The Catalogue may be booked in advance on the Application Form

Section G – PHOTOGRAPHY

Section G – PHOTOGRAPHY will be divided in the following cathegories:

  • X) Colour Category FREE THEME – Colour (max 3 works).

    Y) Black/White Category FREE THEME – B/W (max 3 works).

    J) Nature Category NATURE THEME (max 3 works).

    K) Digital Art Category DIGITAL ART (max 3 works).

Subscriptions are open to Artists from all over the world, residents in Italy, San Marino, Vatican City and residents abroad. The participants must be in possession of all the rights on the photographic images, all their components and the following elaborations, taking upon themselves the responsibility of their contents.

The ownership of the pictures sent for the contest will remain to the single authors who will grant the right of their reproduction to the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award for events regarding the manifestation with the obligation of mentioning the author.

PRIZES

  • COLOUR CATEGORY:

1st Prize € 300,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two on Saturday the 24th of November 2018 and overnight stay in B&B, publication of the work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and a Personalised Parchment.

2nd Prize € 150,00 – Publication of the work on Catalogue of the 4th Edition and a Personalised Parchment.

3rd Prize € 100,00 – Yearly subscription to “Riflessioni” magazine, edited by CIFA Centro Italiano Fotografia d’Autore, publication of the work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and Personalised Parchment.

  • Another seven Artists will be selected for the publication of their work on on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and

    Personalised Parchment.

  • BLACK/WHITE CATEGORY :

1st Prize° Premio € 300,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two on Saturday the 24th of November 2018 and overnight stay in B&B, Publication of the work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and a Personalised Parchment.

2nd Prize € 150,00 – Publication of the work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and a Personalised Parchment.

3rd Prize € 100,00 – Yearly subscription to “Riflessioni” magazine, edited by CIFA Centro Italiano Fotografia d’Autore, publication of the work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and Personalised Parchment.

  • Another seven Artists will be selected for the publication of their work on on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and

    Personalised Parchment.

  • NATURE THEME CATEGORY :

1st Prize° Premio € 300,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two on Saturday the 24th of November 2018 and overnight stay in B&B, Publication of the work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and a Personalised Parchment.

2nd Prize € 150,00 – Publication of the work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and a Personalised Parchment.

3rd Prize € 100,00 – Yearly subscription to “Riflessioni” magazine, edited by CIFA Centro Italiano Fotografia d’Autore, publication of the work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and Personalised Parchment.

  • Another seven Artists will be selected for the publication of their work on on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and

    Personalised Parchment.

  • DIGITAL ART CATEGORY :

1st Prize° Premio € 300,00 – Artists’ Dinner of Honour for two on Saturday the 24th of November 2018 and overnight stay in B&B, publication of the work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and a Personalised Parchment.

2nd Prize € 150,00 – Publication of the work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and a Personalised Parchment.

3rd Prize € 100,00 – Yearly subscription to “Riflessioni” magazine, edited by CIFA Centro Italiano Fotografia d’Autore, Publication of the work on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and Personalised Parchment.

  • Another seven Artists will be selected for the publication of their work on on the Catalogue of the 4th Edition and

Personalised Parchment.

  • Critics Special Prize: the most distinguished works will be put on display in Villa Bertelli – Forte dei Marmi (LU)

    and published in the Official Catalogue of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award in

    addition to a Personalised Parchment.

  • Michelangelo Buonarroti” Special Prize will be assigned to the Artist whose work is particularly special,

    according to the Jury’s verdict, or makes reference to the themes of the environment and of the Apuo-Versiliese region, where Michelangelo Buonarroti, the greatest Artist of all times, lived and worked. The award will be handed over by the highest offices of the Forte dei Marmi Municipality.

A €.300,00 Voucher will also be assigned. It will be valid for a stay, in the name of the winner, to be spent by and no later than 31/12/2019 (the value does not include taxes and subscription fee, it is not refundable nor transferable).

  • The awarded works will be displayed in the prestigious Fondazione di Villa Bertelli rooms in Forte dei Marmi (LU) and will be published in the Official Catalogue of the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award with the privilege of being exhibited near national and international Artists’ works, whose name will be disclosed with the Jury’s Proceedings.

The provided pictures must have a resolution of a maximum of 2500 pixel on the wider side, must be in JPG format with a minimum of 300 DPI.

The files must be named with the first three letters of the surname, the first three letters of the name, the category (X, Y, J, K) and the progressive number of the work (1-2-3):

eg. [ X) for Colour Free Theme Y) for B/W FREE THEME J) B/W – Colour Nature Theme K) Digital Art ]

Example: Rossi Mario BW Free theme will be: ROSMAR_Y1

  • The title of the work is to be mentioned on the Application Form only.

The Artists are obliged to provide proof of the truth of the rewarded pictures by sending the corresponding RAW file.

The RAW files have to be provided so that the Jury can check and confirm them.

The prize will be revoked to authors whose awarded works are not provided with the RAW file or are called in question.

For all categories subscription can be made directly on the official Website trough the application form available on the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org (click on “ISCRIVITIto subscribe) or by e-mail to premiomichelangelo@gmail.com attaching the application form (downloadable as Pdf from the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org, direct link to the printable form APPLICATION FORM) filled in every field with the requested attachments.

All works which are not provided with the subscription fee receipt for payment and the Application Form, arrived later than the deadline and not corresponding to the contest Regulations, will not be considered by the Jury.

The awarded works in the four categories, the selected seven, the Critics Prize work and the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” Special Prize work will be printed by the Cultural Association Arte per Amore 60*40cm on fine art paper, with their authenticity certificate and installed on rigid panels 70*50cm.

At the end of the exhibition, author wishing to purchase their print with the authenticity certificate, can buy it for €30,00, if not, the print will remain property of the Cultural Association Arte per Amore.

The works will be displayed from the 24th of November 2018 to the 6th of January on Saturday and Sunday (10.00 – 13.00 and 16.00 – 19.00)

VILLA BERTELLI Via Giuseppe Mazzini, 200 Forte dei Marmi (LU) Google Maps

The winners and the selected Artists will be asked for the works’ digital files for the production of the catalogue and the printing of the works.

The Artists may apply to one or more sections by paying the corresponding subscription fees – the deadline for application is set on Monday, the 8th of October 2018

The Catalogue may be booked in advance on the Application Form

SUBSCRIPTION FEES AND TERMS OF PAYMENT

Each Artist may apply for one or more sections with one or more works by paying the corresponding subscription fees. In case of more sections, a cumulative payment is allowed.

Those who apply for more sections can subscribe with one Application Form only. The subscription fee is not refundable.

Section (A)

Poetry

20,00 (from 1 to 4 poems)

Section (B)

Published Poetry

20,00 (1 book)

Section (C)

Tale

20,00 1 tale – € 30,00 2 tales

Section (D)

Published Fictional Book

20,00 (1 book)

Section (E)

Painting

30,00 1 work – € 40,00 2 works – € 50,00 3 works

Section (F)

Sculpture

30,00 1 work – € 40,00 2 works – € 50,00 3 works

Section (G)

Photography

20,00 (1 category) – € 30,00 (2 categories) – € 50,00 (3 categories) – € 70,00 (4 categories)

Method of Payment:

Bank Cheque

Cashier’s Cheque/Postal order

(Non-Negotiable)

to: Associazione Culturale ARTE PER AMORE – 55047 Seravezza LU

Paying-in Slip

C/C n.1027747573 to:

Associazione Culturale ARTE PER AMORE – 55047 Seravezza LU

Reason for Payment: Artist’s Name and Surname – Michelangelo 2018

Secure PAYPAL Payment

for ONLINE subscription

For ONLINE subscription fill in all fields in the Form available on the Homepage of the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org or here.

By filling in the form you will be redirected to the secure payment section where you can give credit card or pre-paid card data or log in to your PAYPAL account.

PAYPAL users can transfer the amount directly on PayPal account

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reason for payment: Artist’s Name and Surname – Michelangelo 2018

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cash payment is accepted if sent together with the works by return register or insured mail

A copy of the subscription fee receipt for payment has to be attached to the Application Form.

SUBSCRIPTION TERMS AND DEADLINE

Where, how and when to send the works:

THE DEADLINE is set on Monday the 8th of October 2018

The Artists may subscribe to one or more sections by paying the corresponding fees according to one of the following method:

ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION: by filling in the requested fields in the application form available on the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org (click on “ISCRIVITIto subscribe) or by e-mail to premiomichelangelo@gmail.com attaching the application form (downloadable as Pdf from the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org, direct link to the printable form APPLICATION FORM) filled in every field with the requested attachments

SUBSCRIPTION BY MAIL: (date as per postmark) by sending the filled Application Form (last page of the announcement of competition) and the required attachments for the section/s applied in a sealed envelope to the following address.

 

Segreteria del Premio Internazionale Michelangelo Buonarroti

Associazione Culturale “ARTE PER AMORE”

Via Aurelia n.1092, Querceta – 55047 Seravezza (LU) Italy

 

The secretary’s office will confirm by mail the correct subscription and participation to the contest, within 72 hours from the reception of the materials.

SENDING AND PACKING for the PAINTING and SCULPTURE sections

The works chosen by the Jury, which will be displayed at Villa Bertelli – Forte dei Marmi (LU) are to be delivered from 10.00 to 17.00 hrs. between 12/11/2018 and 14/11/2018 to the following address: Segreteria del Premio Internazionale Michelangelo Buonarroti in Via Aurelia, 1092, Querceta – 55047 Seravezza (LU) Italy.

The works are to be delivered properly and simply packed: wrapped in pluriball in a cardboard box, re-usable for the return.

The works are to be provided with single properly mounted and functional for the display hooks.

The Full Name, the full address and the telephone number of the Artist is to be written in capital letters on the packaging.

At the end of the exhibition the Artists will be able to retrieve their works between 10/01/2019 and 13/01/2019 (10.00- 17.00 hrs.) at the following address: Segreteria del Premio Internazionale Michelangelo Buonarroti in Via Aurelia, 1092 loc.Querceta – Seravezza (LU) Italy.

The delivery and retrieve of the works are at the Artist’s expense. If not retrieved by 13/01/2019, the Cultural Association Arte per Amore will donated the works to Socially Committed Associations, with no-profit purpose.

The Cultural Association Arte per Amore assure the utmost care of the works.

It likewise refuses all responsibility in case of theft, fire, tampering or every kind of damages that could happen during all the stages of the event and exhibition to works or people. An insurance policy may be drawn up by the Artist upon his own judgement.

DELIVERY ADDRESS:

Associazione Culturale “ARTE PER AMORE”

Segreteria del Premio Internazionale Michelangelo Buonarroti Via Aurelia n.1092, Querceta – 55047 Seravezza (LU) Italy

Telephone number for the Courier +39.371.1983645 (Barbara Benedetti) .

A Participation Certificate will be assigned during the Award Ceremony upon previous request by e-mail or it will be sent by e-mail or by “POSTA 1” at the Artist’s expenses.

RESULTS

The Award final results will be disclosed since the 5th of November 2018 with the publication of the Jury’s Proceedings on the official website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org. The winners will be informed by e-mail, by telephone and/or SMS.

JURY

The names of the members of the Jury, all of undeniable greatness, will be announced on the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org together with the results.

Their verdict will be unquestionable and their judgement unappellable.

AWARD CEREMONY

The solemn Award Ceremony will be attended by the highest offices of the Forte dei Marmi Municipality (LU), prestigious exponents of culture, art and journalism.

It will take place on the following days in the prestigious VILLA BERTELLI Via Giuseppe Mazzini, 200 Forte dei Marmi (LU) Italy.

During the Award Ceremony, the painting, sculpture and photography exhibition will be opened and the Anthology and the Catalogue of the 4th edition will be officially presented.

The price money will be exclusively assigned to the winners personally attending the Award Ceremony, or will be given to a person officially appointed to the Secretary’s Office at least three days before the event.

In case of ex-aequo, the price money will be shared between the winners.

The detailed program and the schedule of the Award Ceremony will be published from Monday the 12th of November

Saturday 24th of November 2018

Solemn Award Ceremony for the Poetry, Published Poetry, Tales and Fiction Section.

Artists’ Dinner of Honour with the Jury’s members, Cultural Association Arte per Amore representatives and those who will want to join (under reservation only) will follow.

The free overnight stay in B&B (24th of November) is addressed to out-of-region absolute winners only.

Sunday 25th of November 2018

Solemn Award Ceremony for the Painting, Sculpture and Photography Section.

A reception with the Jury’s member and the Cultural Association Arte per Amore representatives will follow, offered by the Cultural Association Arte per Amore.

BOOKING OF THE ANTHOLOGY AND CATALOGUE

The awarded works and the ones selected by the Contest Technical Jury will be published in an Anthology for Humanities, Sections (A), (B), (C), (D), and in an Official Catalogue for the Arts, Sections (E), (F), (G) printed for the 4th Edition of the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award.

All the participants may book the Anthology and the Official Catalogue in advance through the Application Form by Monday the 8th of October.

AUTHOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Each Author is responsible of the contents of his own works.

Any work containing coarse, violent, racist and against every religion words and concepts will be excluded.

COPYRIGHTS: the candidates grant the Cultural Association Arte per Amore the rights of quoting the published and unpublished works with the only purpose of producing the Anthology and the Catalogue, the adhesion archives and the publication of the works on the Award website and on other media for promotion, with no-profit copyright.

ASSENT: by subscribing to the Award, each Artist totally and unconditionally agrees to the Regulations as per this notice of Contest issued on 28.06.2018 and expressly authorizes Cultural Association Arte per Amore to use and process his personal data submitted in compliance with law 675/96 (Privacy Act) and subsequent amendments D.Lgs 196/2003 (Privacy Code) to carry out the achievements concerning the “Premio Internazionale Michelangelo Buonarroti” 4th edition and only for the purposes concerning the Contest. Therefore, the above data will not be reported or shared with third parties in any capacity.

Update 25th of May 2018: report in compliance with art. 13 of the UE Regulations n. 679/2016 (“GDPR”)

In order to conform to the latest amendments of the law on personal data protection, we updated our Privacy Policy to align to the UE General Regulations of personal data protection (GDPR) in force since the 25th of May 2018.

We therefore commit ourselves to protect your personal data and guarantee the utmost transparency as far as the elaboration modalities are concerned. Read Privacy Policy

The Artist will be able to exercise all rights as per art. 7 D.lgs 196/2003 and demand the cancellation or the modification of personal data from the data banks handled by the Association Arte per Amore at any time and free of charge to the Secretary’s Office by e-mail (ass.arteperamore@gmail.com) or ordinary mail (Associazione Culturale Arte per Amore Via dell’Alpe 103/b – 55047 Seravezza LU Italy).

FINAL REGULATIONS: the Announcement of Competition and any other information will be transmitted by press, web or e-mail; they will also be available on

the website: www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org.

The application form is downloadable from the website www.premiomichelangelobuonarroti.org (link APPLICATION FORM or with the direct link “ISCRIVITI

FOR FURTHER INFORMATIONS AND DETAILS

For further informations ad details, please contact the “Michelangelo Buonarroti” International Award responsible coordinator Mrs. Barbara Benedetti (Monday to Saturday 10.30-13.00 and 16.00-19.00 hrs.)

Tel/ Whatsapp +39.371.1983645

premiomichelangelo@gmail.com

Fax. +39.0584/1989526

Associazione Culturale ARTE PER AMORE

Il Presidente Barbara Benedetti

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