Print About Me

PrintAboutMe is a project in defense of contemporary, alternative and independent graphic work, curated by Arteco association, Inamorarti screen printing studio, Ohne Titel Grafik engraving printing house, graphic designer Moisi Guga and, from 2012, by FART gallery.

In order to promote the art of emerging generations and to encourage young artistic talent, PrintAboutMe announces a call aimed at the selection of 20 works, all made with graphic techniques (screen printing, engraving, printing, letterpress, woodcut, lithography).

The competition, a vehicle for new and different spurs, will enable to enrich the training of its participants, promote intercultural exchange and create an up-to- date network of skills.

Synthesis of application form

  1. The competition is open to both single artists and groups. In the second case the group will have to participate under one name.
  2. To be accepted, works have to be reproduced with one of the following techniques: screen printing, lithography, letter press, engraving, woodcut, even used together.
  3. For those works using screen printing and letter press, artists can just send a copy of their work in digital format. Artists creating works with other techniques will have to send a photo in digital format of the printing test.
  4. The printing sheet should have the following dimensions: 35 x 50 cm (horizontal/vertical)
  5. Candidates can take part with two projects maximum.
  6. Works should not have been previously presented elsewhere or have appeared in publications.
  7. Works in jpg format (300 dpi/ non exceeding 5MB) should be named with the artist’s name and sent together with the application form, downloadable from the website (at the end of the call)
  8. Works should be submitted by 24:00 (Italian time) on 21st October 2012 via email to printaboutme [at] gmail [dot] com
  9. Selections will be made by a judging commission made of artists, curators, graphic designers and publishers.
  10. The winning projects will be announced within 6/10 days from the closing of the competition.
  11. The 20 works selected will have to be printed in an edition of 30 and sent to Turin for the exhibition by November 26 (November 21 for artists from outside Italy)
  12. Printing and sending of the works are at the artist’s expense. For those who cannot print their work themselves, PrintAboutMe points out some studios in Turin (partners in the initiative) where artists could have their work printed in order to take part in the exhibition: Inamorarti screen printing studio, Ohne Titel Grafik engraving printing house, Archivio Tipografico and Thype!
  13. For more information please download the contest.
  14. Spread the word
  15. Good luck!
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