Posted: November 12, 2008

Nanotechnology art competition NanoArt 2008 now open

(Nanowerk News) The worldwide competition NanoArt 2008 is open to all artists 18 years and older. The online exhibition will open for the public on January 20, 2009.
Judges: Jeanne Brasile, artist, director and primary curator of the Walsh Gallery at the Seton Hall University; Rocky Rawstern, artist and consultant, former editor of Nanotechnology Now, awarded with the 2005 Foresight Institute Prize in Communication. Winners will be notified and published online on March 31, 2009..The competition will be promoted on different venues online, contacts, word-of-mouth. The artists could also promote the competition on their websites and other venues.
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For the 2008 edition of this competition, founded by artists and scientist Cris Orfescu ( will provide the above 3 high resolution monochromatic electron scans (go to the NanoArt website to download) for competitors to choose from. The participating artists will have to alter the provided image(s) in any artistic way to finish the artistic-scientific process and create NanoArt work(s). The artists and scientists are strongly encouraged to participate with their own images as long as these visualize micro or nano structures. Please provide details about the artistic process in the entry form bellow.
The artists can participate with up to 5 images (artworks). Please send one image per e-mail. Each image should be sent with an entry form. The entry form (click here to download the file in PDF format or here to download the file in Word format), and the image file for web presentation should be sent by e-mail to [email protected] The web image file must be .jpg or .gif at a resolution of 72 dpi with the longer dimension of maximum 800 pixels.
All submitted works will be exhibited on the site until March 31, 2009, together with artist's name, a short description of the artistic process, and artistís web site and e-mail.
The top 10 artists will be exhibited on site for one full year and will be invited to exhibit at the third edition of The International Festival of NanoArt. The previous editions of the festival were held in Finland and Germany.
Copyright of entered artworks remains with the artist who agrees to grant permission to to use the submitted material in exhibits on the web site and other media for marketing and printing for off line marketing. You must accept that all entries are archived and displayed online. Your permission to display the entry for the competition and later in the archives cannot be reversed and its use or removal is entirely at the discretion of
Source: NanoArt
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