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Vista Prize for Design

Vista Prize for DesignVista Prize for Design

Vista Art Gallery in Tehran is organizing Vista Prize 2018 and has called for submission of entries.

The prize focuses on creative ideas and innovative designs in contemporary art. It welcomes ideas, plans, documents, artist’s statement, visual or audio files submitted as proposals, according to the website of the gallery (

The deadline for submission of the proposals is October 22. After a preliminary evaluation, the short list of the prize will be announced on November 2017. A final selection from the artworks will be showcased at an exhibition to be held January 5-15, 2018.

Jury members are photographer Hamid Severi; painter and photographer Rozita Sharafjahan; curator and graphic designer Amir Ali Qasemi; painter Behrang Samadzadegan; and painter, graphic designer and video artist Behnam Kamrani.

Genuineness, applicability, contemporaneousness, aesthetic value, theoretical background and the challenging nature of artworks are determining factors in evaluation.

Vista Prize ceremony is slated for January 11, 2018, when winners will be  announced. Winners will receive Vista statuettes and 300 million rials ($7,748).

As the second edition of its series, the event seeks to support innovative ideas and their process of implementation. Regardless of the final outcome, Vista Prize values original designs.

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