The Billboard Art Competition 2016 “Under pressure. How to be yourself in the contemporary oppressive world?” settled!
643 artists from 62 countries entered the contest “Under pressure. How to be yourself in the contemporary oppressive world?”. We received 1204 artworks from Cuba, USA, China, Armenia, Lebanon, Russia, Ecuador, France, Kyrgyzstan, Iran and many others!
The jury panel composed of artists and curators, including:
Adam Niklewicz / artist / North Haven, Connecticut, USA
Mark Titchner / artist / London, Great Britain
Małgorzata Augustyniak / art historian, vice-president AMS SA / Warsaw, Poland
Joanna Górska / artist, curator, Art Moves Festival art director/ Toruń, Poland
selected 10 most interesting projects which will be exhibited on billboards during the Art Moves Festival 2016.
Here is the list of honoured artists:
Aleksander Piątek i Monika Braksal, Poland
Agnieszka Popek-Banach i Kamil Banach, Poland
Lex Drewinski , Germany / Poland
Celeste Fichter, USA
Eddie Cheang, China
Mario Fuentes, Ecuador
Martin Roskom, USA
Wenjie Huo, China
Zuzanna Banasińska, Poland
The jury decided to confer the main award of 5000 PLN to Aleksander Piątek i Monika Braksal from Poland.
The festival starts on 9th of September 2016.
Congratulation for the winner and the authors of singled out works! Obviously, there have been many more examples worthy of display! We would like to say „Thank you” all artists who submitted their works and invite them for checking up for next year’s topic.