PIARS – International Sonic Arts Award

INTERNATIONAL SONIC ARTS AWARD - CALL FOR ARTISTS

Kicks off the first edition of PIARS | International Sonic Arts Award. Organized by the cultural associations SoundEx and moorroom based in Rome, the award is aimed to the production and promotion of the sonic arts at an international level.

The PIARS | International Sonic Arts Award includes an exhibition, an award ceremony and the awarding of prizes in cash for a total value of €2000 [euro]. An additional award is made available by the label FRATTO9 records, it will choose an artist among all participants to release a cd on its label.

The award is divided into four categories: Sound Art / Experimental Music / Acousmatic / Soundscapes

The jury selected by the organization includes artists of international standing:
Sound Art: Max Eastley (chairman), Robin Rimbaud, Taylor Deupree
Experimental Music: David Toop (chairman), Gunter Muller, Rhodri Davies
Acousmatic: Lionel Marchetti (chairman), Christian Calon, Elio Martusciello
Soundscapes: Peter Cusack (chairman), Justin Bennett, Olivia Block

The prize encourages the participation of artists of all levels, with the only limit of 18 y/o but without limitation of qualification neither of the curriculum.

The winner of each category will receive a prize of €500 [euro]. Submission fee is €25 for the first work and €15 for the second. The communication of the winners is scheduled for May 2013 and the awards ceremony will be host in Rome

THE CALL IS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD AT WWW.PIARS.ORG 

WEB SITE: www.piars.org
CONTACTS: info@piars.org
AWARD AND EXHIBITION: Rome (Italy), May 2013
ART DIRECTION: Stefano Tedesco