Incredible news. The Neighbourhood Association in Borja (home of the infamous Ecce Homo) announces a WORLDWIDE COMPETITION in honour of Cecilia Giménez, the woman who “restored” the original artwork. Take part if you find this as funny as we do.
The Curatorship Crew.
THE 2ND PLASTIC ARTS WORLDWIDE COMPETITION “CECILIA GIMENEZ”
The competition is open to artists of any nationality. The artworks entered should be previously unpublished and should be original artwork based on the figure of Ecce Homo, freestyle, whether it be painting, sculpture, photopraghy, engraving or any other artistic technique that the author may consider appropriate.
The work awarded by the Judging Panel will deserve the honour of being displayed in a preferential place in the Santuario de Misericordia in Borja. The result of the competition will be announced in the Santuario de Misericordia in Borja, in the place and manner to be announced and determined in good time.
The winner of the competition will receive a prize consisting of an amount of 2,000 Euros.
The three finalists will be offered the opportunity to exhibit their work in 2014 within the Program of Cultural Activities of the Neighbourhood Association of Santuario de Misericordia 2010, Borja.
The aims of the contest are:
– Give people from all around the globe interested in the case of the Ecce Homo in Santuario de Misericordia in Borja the opportunity to participate and contribute to the creation of a single space in the world.
– Create the first Ecce Homo monothematic Plastic Arts Museum in the world located in the Santuario de Misericordia in Borja.
– Promote a non-profit organization in order to manage the revenues generated by the museum, targeting them to the research and assistance of people suffering from severe disabilities.
For further information and terms & conditions: www.santuariodemisericordia.com
Deadline: June 30, 2014.