Friday, July 6, 2012

UWA Centenary 3D Art Challenge: 90 Artworks, Grand Finale & Audience Participation Event

View All 90 Works in the running for L$550,000 in Prizes
The UWA Centenary 3D Art Challenge is heading to its finale from 6AM SLT, Sunday, 5th August! All 90 entries are on display at the UWA Challenge Gallery, and these have come in from all parts of the globe including the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Australia, France, Canada, England, Denmark, the USA, Serbia, Italy, Uruguay, Canada, Spain, Germany, Japan, Switzerland, Brazil and the Philippines, among others.

One of the artworks below will be awarded the L$100,000 Grand Prize on the 5th of August!

UWA would like to acknowledge the extraordinary efforts of the lead curator for the event, FreeWee Ling, of the Unites States, who is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Western Australia. We would also like to acknowledge fellow sponsors, OPEN THIS END (led by Cristina García-Lasuén: RL) / Aino Baar: SL) ,The S&S Gallery of Fine Art (TheDove Rhode), The Tornado Gallery (Taralyn Gravois) and the Phi Designs Group (Ginger Alsop).

More than L$580,000 will be distributed at the winners announcements from 6am SLT, Sunday 5th August 2012. This will be held in conjunction with the winners announcements of the MachinimUWA V: Seek Wisdom

WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT CEREMONY 6AM SLT SUNDAY 5TH AUGUST
A special event will be held to announce the outcomes of the challenge:
Time & Date: 6am SLT Sunday, 5th August
Location: UWA - BOSL Grand Amphitheatre (Entrance 1, Entrance 2)

L$10,000 AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION EVENT
Win a Share of L$10,000, A Spot on the Official Jury for the next Grand Art Challenge @ UWA & Special RL Package

Deadline: Midnight SLT 30th July 2011
L$10,000 has been set aside for all art lovers who take part in a special participation event. We are asking everyone to view the artworks and give us your TOP 10 artworks overall, in order of your preference (email jayjayaustralia@hotmail.com OR list them on a notecard to Jayjay Zifanwe - please put your name on the title of the notecard with the words UWA Centenary 3D Audience Event).

The 3 participants whose order comes closest to the final order decided by the judging panel (as below), will win for themselves L$5,000, L$3,000 and L$2,000 each. The first prize winner will also be invited to be on the panel for the next grand art challenge and ALL 3 will receive in the mail a special pack that includes a copy of the book, '100 Treasures of UWA' which was produced for UWA's Centenary.

UWA CENTENARY 3D ART CHALLENGE OVERALL PRIZES:
1st Prize L$100,000
2nd Prize L$75,000
3rd Prize L$50,000
4th Prize L$40,000
5th Prize L$25,000
6th - 10th Prize L$15,000

UWA CENTENARY 3D ART CHALLENGE NON-SCRIPTED PRIZES:
1st Prize L$35,000
2nd Prize L$20,000
3rd Prize L$15,000
4th Prize L$6,000
5th Prize L$4,000
6th - 10th Prize L$ 3,000

UWA Centenary Special Prize (Decided by UWA Panel Members) L$60,000
UWA Centenary Honourable Mention (Decided by UWA Panel Members) L$20,000

CURATOR'S PRIZE L$20,000

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION PRIZES
1st Prize L$ 10,000
2nd Prize L$ 6,000
3rd Prize L$ 4,000


UWA CENTENARY 3D ART CHALLENGE ARTWORKS (90 IN TOTAL)
Click Here for Start Location (OR, you can teleport directly to each artwork by clicking the name):

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