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THE SWISS non-public banking team Julius Baer has introduced the inaugural Following Technology Artwork Prize for youthful Southeast Asian artists which focuses entirely on digital artwork.

The Art Prize is open for Southeast Asian artists, aged 18 to 40 many years old, whose electronic creations have to reflect at minimum a person of the Bank’s Subsequent Generation expense themes. They can mail in their digital art creations to https://www.juliusbaer.com/en/highlight/up coming-era-artwork-prize/. The deadline for submissions is on Feb. 28, 2021.

“We are happy to extend Julius Baer’s long tradition of supporting the arts to Asia, the Group’s next house marketplace. With this inaugural Art Prize, we hope to nurture and empower young creative expertise, uncover and promote emerging voices, suggestions and expressions in Asia,” Jimmy Lee, Head Asia Pacific and Member of the Government Board, Bank Julius Baer, was quoted as declaring in a assertion asserting the new Art Prize.

Julius Baer’s Following Generation financial commitment philosophy “is a thematic investing approach with a concentration on lengthy-term structural progress,” claimed the release. “It is our eyesight of the long term that is formed by mega traits that we discover and translate into investment decision themes today.” Entries to the Artwork Prize have to mirror at least 1 of the Bank’s Subsequent Technology investment decision themes: Arising Asia, Electronic disruption, Vitality transition, Feeding the earth, Foreseeable future cities, Shifting existence and inequality, or the theme on Sustainability.

“With a target on Southeast Asia, we are enthusiastic to play a part in building the region’s burgeoning artwork scene and selling a culturally assorted and technologically advanced arts community. This is in line with a throughout the world change to focus on electronic and technology’s value as a conduit of small business and leisure that has observed attitudes and assumptions challenged by the introduction of the pandemic,” Jason Moo, Head Non-public Banking Southeast Asia, and Supervisor of Singapore Department, was quoted as stating in the statement.

The Subsequent Generation Art Prize will have two classes: Still Impression (e.g. digital pictures) and Shifting Impression (e.g. video art). Submissions can incorporate electronic paintings and drawings, electronic print, electronic photography, digitally manipulated image, video clip artwork, or virtual or augmented reality artwork. Digital artworks are eligible, but not digital exhibitions (i.e. electronic pictures or videography of an exhibition/artwork). Electronic documentation of artworks is not eligible. For the applications of the Prize, entries may possibly only include two-dimensional photos. While the artworks can be multi-disciplinary and incorporate other sensory factors (e.g. seem), they have to comprise a considerable visual element. Candidates are to point out their method beneath “medium” in the entry variety.

3 winners will be chosen from just about every class and will just about every get a cash prize of $15,000, $10,000, and $5,000 respectively.

All digital artworks need to be primary and finished among Jan. 1, 2019 and Feb. 28, 2021 to qualify for consideration.

The panel of five jurors will select 20 finalists, 10 from each and every group. The finalists will be assessed on conceptual insight, originality of visible expression and utilisation of the medium.

The panel of jurors consist of Barbara Staubli, curator of The Julius Baer Art Selection based mostly in Switzerland Dr. Wiyu Wahono, an art collector dependent in Indonesia Dr. Cheryl Loh, a modern day art collector and working towards doctor based mostly in Singapore Audrey Yeo, gallerist of Yeo Workshop in Singapore, and Inti Guerrero, a curator based in Manila.