The prize collected by the winner of each section is intended as consideration for the provision of the work. The A.C.I.S. will have the ownership of the winning artworks while all the remaining
submitted works will remain artists’ property.
SPECIAL AWARDS (see the chart below):
Among the 70 finalist artworks, the commission will award 8 artists with the special prize “Be Art Builder”. The project concerns the ideation and the creation of an exhibition tailored for each
artist, in order to highlight, from time to time, the personal artistic search of every winner. In order to make the project successful, the Associazione Il Sestante will consider and make available
any resource at its disposal, such as exhibitions, publications, contemporary art fairs and digital events.
Winners of the Special Awards will keep the ownership of their artworks. If a sale should be made the A.C.I.S. will withhold a net 30% fee commission, while the unsold artworks will be returned to the owners in the manner agreed.
“SOLO EXHIBITION” PRIZES (for artists submitting 10 works):
Among the 70 finalist artworks, the commission will award 4 artists with the special prize “Solo Exhibition” award. The exhibitions will take place in Trieste, in one of the locations offered by LYNX Prize partners. In order to emphasize the specific artistic research, the organization will pay particular attention to tailoring each project to each artist.
SPECIAL UNDER 23 AWARD (see the below chart).
The Organization reserves the right to increase the number of the awards. Any news on this matter will be reported on the official page at www.premiolynx.com.
Art. 9 - Stages and deadlines
June 9, 2019 Deadline for subscription.
August 4, 2019 Announcement of 70 selected works.
September 6, 2019 Deadline for artists to ship their works to be exhibited in the conditions to be communicated to the parties concerned by e-mail or phone.
28 September to 20 October 2019 (TIVARNELLA ART GALLERY) exhibition of the finalist works in Trieste (Italy) and announcement of the winner in each category.
9 to 23 November 2019 Second exhibition (MIIT International Art Museum), in Torino, Italy.
30 November to 14 December 2019 (LOKARJEVA GALERIJA) third exhibition in Ajdovščina (Slovenia).
Art. 10 - Limitation of Liability
The Associazione Culturale IL SESTANTE, while ensuring the utmost care and custody of the works, disclaims any responsibility for any theft, fire or any kind damage to the works that may occur during the stages of the event. Any insurance request must be signed by the artist himself and at his expense.
Art. 11 - Agreement
Each candidate authorizes the Associazione Culturale IL SESTANTE and its legal representative to process personal data according to Law 675/96 (Privacy Law), as amended Decree 196/2003 (Privacy Code), also for inclusion in databases operated by the persons in question.
Each entrant grants for free to the Associazione Culturale IL SESTANTE and to its legal representative the right to reproduce the works and texts related to the award, to draft the catalogue, to
promote the prize and the activities of the A.C.I.S. Any material sent for the submission will not be returned. The A.C.I.S. Organizational Direction reserves the right of final decision regarding all
items not specified in this announcement. The Organizational Direction also reserves the right to change the Terms if and when the need arises; all changes will be notified on the website portal
Membership and participation in the competition implies the unconditional acceptance of all the terms mentioned above. This document has been drawn up in Italian (official version) and thereafter translated into other languages. In the event of any inconsistency or discrepancy between the Italian official version and any other language versions of this publication, the Italian version shall prevail. This translation has no legal status.
SPECIAL UNDER 23 AWARD
Since the ACIS has always been committed to promoting and endorsing the youngest talents, there will also be a special award for those artists who were born after 01/01/1996, called The
Under 23 Award.
In order to promote and foster the talent of the youngest artists, the jury will choose the winner of The Under 23 Award (born after 01/01/1996) among all the eligible candidates. The winner will
participate in a contemporary art fair and will have the opportunity to expose and sell his work at the stand of the A.C.I.S.. As for Terms and Condition above all Under 23 participants will have
also the chance to compete as other artists equals to every other available award, but they will have to provide the following information when filling in the subscription form:
- Pay Attention: it is not mandatory for Under 23 artists to include the biography or curriculum.
- It is mandatory for artists born after 01/01/1996 to include, in their application form, a copy of a valid ID card stating the date of birth.
- It is mandatory for underage artists to include, in their application form, an authorization signed by a parent or guardian and a copy of a valid ID card of the authorization’s subscriber.
In order to participate in the LYNX Prize, Under 23 artists must pay the registration fee as well (€50).
On the website www.associazioneilsestante.com you can find all the existing and planned activities for members.
Together with the membership fee, Under 23 artists shall pay the admission fee as follows:
One work Free
Two works 20 Euro
Three to ten works 45 Euro
To compete for the Special Prizes artists have to enroll at least three works;
Every Under 23 artist subscribing 3 or more works will receive a yearly free subscription to the contemporary art magazine Contemporary Lynx.
To compete for the SOLO EXHIBITION Prize, Under 23 artists need to subscribe 10 works.