Call for entries
Deadline: 31 January 2013

Kicks off the first edition of PIARS
Premio Internazionale Arti Sonore.

Organized by the cultural associations SoundEx and moorroom based in Rome, the award is aimed to the production and promotion of the sonic arts at an international level.

The PIARS | International Sonic Arts Award includes an exhibition, an award ceremony and the awarding of prizes in cash for a total value of €2000 [euro].

An additional award is made ​​available by the label FRATTO9 records, it will choose an artist among all participants to release a cd.

The award is divided into four categories: Sound Art / Experimental Music / Acousmatic / Soundscapes

The jury selected by the organization includes artists of international standing.

Sound Art: Max Eastley (chairman), Robin Rimbaud, Taylor Deupree
Experimental Music: David Toop (chairman), Gunter Muller, Rhodri Davies
Acousmatic: Lionel Marchetti (chairman), Christian Calon, Elio Martusciello
Soundscapes: Peter Cusack (chairman), Justin Bennett, Olivia Block

The prize encourages the participation of artists of all levels, with the only limit of 18 y/o but without limitation of qualification neither of the curriculum.

The winner of each category will receive a prize of €500 [euro]

Submission fee is €25 [euro] for the first work and €15 [euro] for the second.

The communication of the winners is scheduled for May 2013 and the awards ceremony will be host in Rome

THE CALL AND THE ATTACHMENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD AT WWW.PIARS.ORG

AWARD AND EXHIBITION: Rome (Italy), May 2013
INFO: www.piars.org
CONTACTS: info@piars.org
Art Director: Stefano Tedesco
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PIARS | Premio Internazionale Arti Sonore