Regulations on holding the contemporary art competition among students of art universities and colleges “Takeda. ART/HELP. The Breakthrough”
1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
1.1. “Takeda. ART/HELP. The Breakthrough” (hereinafter referred to as the Competition) is held to support students of art colleges and universities, as well as to draw attention to the issue of palliative medicine and development of new technologies in medicine.
1.2. The Competition is organized by Takeda Russia.
1.3. The competition is held under the auspicies of and with financial support from Takeda Russia.
2. COMPETITION PROCEDURES
2.1. The Competition is held in the following categories: 1) The first prize; 2) The second prize; 3) The third prize. Works and projects by artists and students of art colleges and universities, both from Russia and other countires, can be nominated in these categories.
2.2. Along with the Competition categories, one separate (non-Competition) category is also established, with the prize awarded on an out-of-competition basis by Takeda Russia — "For a creative approach to exploring the subject”.
2.3. Applications for the Competition are submitted online (from June 18 to September 16, 2018). The application form is developed by Takeda Russia. The application must include information about the artist (a photo and a short biography), a short description of the works, and a digital image thereof (with a resolution of no less than 1200×1800 pixels, 300 dpi). The last day for submitting applications for the Competition is September 16, 2018.
2.4. The following people and institutions have the right to nominate artists and works for the Competition: 1) art colleges, universities, students of art colleges and universities; 2) members of the Jury of the Competition.
2.5. Applicants must obtain consent from the artists, whose projects or works they want to nominate, to participate in the Competition.
2.6. The written consent of the artists, whose projects or works are nominated, must contain the exact name of the artists or the art group and the title of the project. The document must be signed personally by the artist. Artists who have not given their consent are not eligible to participate in the Competition.
2.7. The size of the work should not exceed 1 meter.
2.8. Artists cannot be nominated for the prize posthumously.
2.9. Organizers of the Competition have the right to reject any submitted application without explanation.
2.10. The Jury will select no more than 7 nominees for each Competition category from all the applications submitted to the Competition. The final list of nominees will be compiled no later than on October 1, 2018.
2.11. The works selected by the Jury will be exhibited at a show of the nominees to be held in Moscow, at the Ekaterina Cultural Foundation, Kuznetsky Most Street 21/5, entrance 8.
2.12. The winners of the Competition will be named by the members of the Jury at a meeting, to be held between September 17 and September 27, 2018.
2.13. The Jury’s decisions on awarding prizes and naming the winners are made by a simple majority of votes and are recorded in a memorandum.
2.14. The Jury’s decisions will be announced and the prizes will be awarded during a ceremony, where certificates will also be given to the winners and special prizes awarded, at the Ekaterina Cultural Foundation in December 2018.
3. ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
3.1. The Competiton will be held by the Organizing Committee established by Takeda Russia.
3.2. The Organizing Committee’s decisions come into effect by a simple majority of votes if no less than half of the members of the Organizing Committee take part in the vote.
3.3. A member of the Organizing Committee has the right: 1) to nominate works for the Competition; 2) submit an unlimited number of applications.
3.4. A member of the Organizing Committee is obliged: 1) to confirm in writing their consent with the Rules of the Competition; 2) when submitting applications for the Competition, to guarantee the consent of the artists, whose projects or works they want to nominate, to participate in the Competition.
4.1. The Jury is established to select works and projects for all categories of the Competition.
4.2. The Jury is formed by the Organizing Committee, who will choose Jury members among Russian cultural figures working in art education and contemporary art and later approve the Jury.
4.3. The Jury must:
4.3.1. Name the winners in the Competition categories, choosing from the nominees selected in the preliminary vote.
4.3.2. The Jury’s decisions come into effect by a simple majority of votes if no less than half of the members of the Jury take part in the vote.
4.4. A member of the Jury is obliged: 1) to confirm in writing their consent with the Rules of the Competition; 2) when submitting applications for the Competition, to guarantee the consent of the artists, whose projects or works they want to nominate, to participate in the Competition.
5. PRIZES AND AWARDS
5.1. The Organizer of the Competition establishes the following prizes and special prizes:
1) The first prize of 50,000 rubles (the equivalent in euros at the exchange rate of the Central Bank of Russia as of the day of transfer of funds) and the title of the winner of the Competition;
2) Two second prizes of 30,000 rubles (the equivalent in euros at the exchange rate of the Central Bank of Russia as of the day of transfer of funds) and a certificate;
3) Three third prizes of 15,000 rubles (the equivalent in euros at the exchange rate of the Central Bank of Russia as of the day of transfer of funds) and a certificate;
4) Takeda Russia Award — “For a creative approach to exploring the subject”;
5) Seven contestants will be rewarded with a three-day trip to Moscow for the award ceremony.
5.2. Each nominee of the Competition will be given a certificate, signed by a representative of the Organizer of the Competition.
5.3. The prizes are paid in rubles and are not subject to taxation, in accordance with Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation, dated February 6, 2001, No. 89 “On Approving the List of International, Foreign and Russian Awards for Outstanding Achievements in Science and Technology, Education, Culture, Literature, Art and Mass Media, Whose Prizes, Received by Taxpayers, Are Not Subject to Taxation.”
5.4. The winners of the Competition are paid the prize money upon receipt of their written application, conforming to the samples provided by the Organizing Committee of the Competition.
6.1. Takeda Russia covers all the expenses related to organizing and holding the Competition activities and events.
6.2. The Organizing Committee of the Competition covers all the expenses related to traveling to Moscow and back and attending the award ceremony.