The Municipality of Petrosino presents the 2nd Edition of the “Art’s Oasis” Prize. According to the 1st edition, it is renewed the attention to particular issues as making a better use of the public spaces and making them more liveable, involving citizens in the transformation and requalification process of the public spaces.
In order to launch Petrosino into an international context, contemporary art and
street art are considered important tools for a policy of beauty and creativity.
The artworks must:
- use the following techniques: painting (mural), sculpture or permanent art installation;
- be inspired by a planning ability that focuses on the environmental context and that exalts the peculiarities of the location spaces;
- be realized with appropriate materials to endure on the outside and resist the action of atmospheric agents.
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Areas of action
The area of action consists of 8 (eight) spaces in the territory of the municipality of Petrosino over which the artists will be asked to prepare a requalification project with painting (murals) and/or other artistic techniques.
These spaces, public or provided by private citizens, will be selected on the following streets:
- Via Ugo La Malfa;
- Via Pio La Torre;
- Via Pietro Nenni;
- Via Alcide De Gasperi.
The owners of private buildings overlooking on the streets Via Ugo La Malfa, Via Pio La Torre, Via Pietro Nenni and Via Alcide De Gasperi can submit a specific letter of intent to grant the facades and/or wall spaces of their own buildings for the realisation of murals, carvings and more within 15th May 2016.
The competition is open to all artists without any age, sex and nationality limits who have proven experience in the field.
The artists who wish to join the competition must send by mail a sealed envelope within 30th May 2016 at 12:00 a.m.