Julius Baer launches Next Era Artwork Prize


THE SWISS personal banking team Julius Baer has launched the inaugural Up coming Generation Art Prize for youthful Southeast Asian artists which focuses solely on digital art.

The Artwork Prize is open up for Southeast Asian artists, aged 18 to 40 a long time previous, whose digital creations should reflect at the very least 1 of the Bank’s Subsequent Era financial investment themes. They can deliver in their electronic artwork creations to https://www.juliusbaer.com/en/highlight/following-era-art-prize/. The deadline for submissions is on Feb. 28, 2021.

“We are happy to extend Julius Baer’s long custom of supporting the arts to Asia, the Group’s 2nd dwelling current market. With this inaugural Art Prize, we hope to nurture and empower younger artistic talent, discover and promote rising voices, strategies and expressions in Asia,” Jimmy Lee, Head Asia Pacific and Member of the Executive Board, Financial institution Julius Baer, was quoted as stating in a assertion saying the new Artwork Prize.

Julius Baer’s Subsequent Technology investment decision philosophy “is a thematic investing solution with a emphasis on long-time period structural development,” mentioned the release. “It is our eyesight of the long run that is formed by mega traits that we determine and translate into investment decision themes right now.” Entries to the Art Prize have to mirror at minimum one of the Bank’s Following Technology investment themes: Arising Asia, Electronic disruption, Electrical power transition, Feeding the globe, Long run towns, Shifting life and inequality, or the concept on Sustainability.

“With a emphasis on Southeast Asia, we are thrilled to play a function in producing the region’s burgeoning artwork scene and promoting a culturally varied and technologically sophisticated arts neighborhood. This is in line with a throughout the world change to concentration on digital and technology’s price as a conduit of business enterprise and leisure that has found attitudes and assumptions challenged by the introduction of the pandemic,” Jason Moo, Head Non-public Banking Southeast Asia, and Manager of Singapore Department, was quoted as indicating in the statement.

The Up coming Technology Artwork Prize will have two groups: Nevertheless Image (e.g. digital photography) and Shifting Image (e.g. video clip artwork). Submissions can incorporate electronic paintings and drawings, electronic print, digital photography, digitally manipulated image, video clip artwork, or digital or augmented actuality artwork. Virtual artworks are qualified, but not digital exhibitions (i.e. electronic images or videography of an exhibition/artwork). Digital documentation of artworks is not qualified. For the reasons of the Prize, entries may perhaps only integrate two-dimensional illustrations or photos. Even though the artworks can be multi-disciplinary and incorporate other sensory things (e.g. sound), they ought to have a significant visible element. Applicants are to point out their approach below “medium” in the entry kind.

3 winners will be chosen from every single classification and will each individual acquire a income prize of $15,000, $10,000, and $5,000 respectively.

All digital artworks should be first and concluded among Jan. 1, 2019 and Feb. 28, 2021 to qualify for thing to consider.

The panel of five jurors will select 20 finalists, 10 from each individual group. The finalists will be assessed on conceptual insight, originality of visual expression and utilisation of the medium.

The panel of jurors consist of Barbara Staubli, curator of The Julius Baer Artwork Assortment dependent in Switzerland Dr. Wiyu Wahono, an artwork collector dependent in Indonesia Dr. Cheryl Loh, a modern art collector and practicing physician centered in Singapore Audrey Yeo, gallerist of Yeo Workshop in Singapore, and Inti Guerrero, a curator based in Manila.