Croatian Association of Fine Artists in collaboration with the Ministry of Veterans’ Affairs conducts an international visual arts competition The Victim of Vukovar 1991.
The aim of the international visual arts competition The Victim of Vukovar 1991 is to establish a dialogue with contemporary art practices based on the culture of memory and symbolism of war suffering of the city of Vukovar and generate artworks that will be inscribed in the collective memory.
The competition will select four new works of art (that have never been presented to the public) to be exhibited in Zagreb in June 2020, on the occasion of the Croatian presidency of the Council of the European Union, after which the exhibition will be held at the Vukovar Municipal Museum until the end of 2020.
The selected artists will receive an artist’s fee of HRK 60,000 gross each. Artists will be provided with return transport of the artworks, insurance, and overnight and travel expenses for participation in the exhibitions.
Competition is open to professional artists, EU Member States citizens, working in the field of visual arts. Artists can apply individually, in pairs or as a part of an art collective. Deadline for submission is 9.4.2020.
Works will be selected by a jury consisting of: Tonko Maroević, academician, Branko Franceschi, art historian, Kristijan Milić, film director, Božica Dea Matasić, full professor of arts, Tomislav Buntak, associate professor of arts, Ana Holjevac Tuković, PhD in History, Mirela Buterin, LLB.
More details on the competition is available HERE.
Photography: Zoran Filipović Zoro