ARTèNSILE 2016

The fourth edition of Artènsile, national photo contest that refers to the hardware and art section, has the “Access Control” as his own theme. Starting from specific products as keys, locks, mechanics and electronic cylinders and anti-intrusion systems for the protection of goods and persons, Sabrina Canese has identify the this very actual theme of the access control an interesting point of convergence of social and industrial reflections that can be a stimulus for the artistic research and particularly for photography.

NOVA & ARTèNSILE – The art enters in a large industrial space

The news: Artènsile enters in NOVA, in the area of the former Vaccari Ceramic, a ritrained surface of more than 2 hectares that put together some reconverted factories and represents, actually, one of the few industrial recovery experiments in Italy in art. In this space will be rappresented the pictures selected for the next fall.

At CAMeC of La Spezia will be exposed the work of last season meanwhile in Milan, thanks to the participation of Assofermet – National Association of Iron, Metal and Hardware Traders – there will be an award of Assofermet itself during the annual industrial conference.

Did you ever tried to observe the daily objects we use from another point of view, trying to imagine the creative process that is hidden behind the finished product? From the choice of the materials, to the tools to use, from the draft of the initial idea through the study of the process of assembly?

  • The raw material , poor, rough, and the daily use object become, through the creative process, an artistic project;

  • Recovering and requalification of structures and objects deprived of its approval;

  • Tolls creates artistic products thank to the fusion between dexterity and creativity;

  • The factory, such as Artènsile, open space to share knowledge and experience;

  • Two projects, physically and ideally closing, born to valorize a territory (Provence of La Spezia) and 2 municipality (La Spezia and Santo Stefano di Magra) and the tradition through the innovative spirit of art.

INSTAGRAM PHOTOCONTEST

Artènsile 2016 is growing up with a new Instagram Photocontest, which is possible, through the official profile @artensile, following these rules:

  • The participant pictures will have no specific theme but the essential condition is to represent the world of hardware;

  • offical contest hashtag #artensile, #fotocontestartensile2016, #controlloaccessi must be used;

  • The picture with more “Likes” will be exposed to NOVA the next fall,together with the other pictures participant to the contest;

  • The picture of the Instagram Photocontest must be different by the ones of the Contest 2016 and will take part just to the selection to the exposition at NOVA;

  • Date of beginning and the end will be the same of the “traditional” contest (May 7 – July 31 2016).

SECTIONS AND AWARDS

The entry to the contest is for the professional and amateur photographers, national and international, of every ages. The selection committee reserves to attribute special mentions if they individuate works very significant in quality and in research.

SECTION

EMERGENT
ART

SECTION

UNLIMITED

SECTION

ASSOFERMET

INSTAGRAM

FOTOCONTEST

The “emergent art” section is for the contemporary photographers of every nation under 30 years old of age at the closure of the competition July, the 31st 2016. The winner will be awarded of € 600 (six hundred/00).

“Unlimited” section is for the photographers of every nation without age limit. The winner will be awarded of € 400 (four hundred/00).

“Assofermet” section is for photographer of every nation without age limit. The winner will be awarded of € 500 (five hundred/00).

The participant pictures will have no specific theme but the essential condition is to represent the world of hardware; offical contest hashtag #artensile, #fotocontestartensile2016, #controlloaccessi must be used; the picture with more “Likes” will be exposed to NOVA the next fall.

THE SELECTION COMMITTEE

They are part of the Selection Committee in 2016 critics and experienced editors in the arts:

sabrina

Sabrina Canese

Creator of the contest and A.D. of Canese Dante Srl

Saul-Marcadent.-def

Saul Marcadent

(President) photography and publishing expert

cattoi

Francesca Cattoi

Collection registrar at Prada Foundation – Milan

Olivia-defdef

Olivia Cozzani

Art historian, anthropologist and teacher

Enrico Formica

Enrico Formica

Professor of letters and contact person of the exhibition space “LAS” at Cardarelli Art School of La Spezia

matteo sara

Matteo Sara

He can not miss when it comes to contemplate the beautiful

The Committee will select the works submitted and declare the winners. The judgment will be final.

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