Malamegi LAB.12 – International Art Contest
The creative laboratory of the Malamegi company
Through Malamegi Lab the company actively supports art and artists. “MALAMEGI LAB 12 ART CONTEST” wants to be a selection of high quality works of art with a contemporary visual impact. The objective of the competition is to promote the registered artist, giving them the opportunity to join the international contemporary art market.
What does the competition offer?
– COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION
Collective exhibition of the 12 selected artists featured in this catalog in Milan at the artistic space of HERNANDEZ Art Gallery.
– COLLABORATION AGREEMENT PRIZE
Malamegi is raffling off the creation of a new collection of works from an artist’s selection among the 12 finalists in the competition.
– ACQUISITION AWARD
Malamegi Lab will acquire one of the 12 final works. This illustration will become part of the private collection of the Malamegi laboratory.
– PRIZE IN MONEY
At the end of the collective exhibition, a selected artist will be awarded a cash prize. The award is a contribution to the development of art and the aesthetic research of the artist.
– PRIZE OF THE MONOGRAPHIC CATALOG
A monographic book will be dedicated to one of the finalists.
The final exhibition
The final exhibition of the June 2019 edition will be held over two weeks from 1 to 14 June 2019 in Milan, in the spaces of the Hernandez Art Gallery, Via Copernico 8 – Milan – Italy.
The exhibition presents works by 13 international artists: Abe Abraham (United States of America), Aleksandra Osa (Poland), Alessandra Rovelli (Italy), Alice Mestriner & Ahad Moslemi (Italy), Andre Quirinus Zurbriggen (Switzerland), Angela Grigolato ( Italy), Gianmaria Cassarino (Italy), Jose Rosero (Colombia), Maria Chiara Maffi (Italy), Moti Bazak (Israel), Paula Machado – guest artist (Brazil), Roberto Spotti (Italy) and Younser Lee (South Korea).
Each artist, through different means, investigates the multi-faceted and nuanced perspectives of the human being, showing new innovative concepts. The works of the various artists included in this exhibition resonate with the main contemporary cultures, economic and political realities experienced as part of everyday life on the globe.
This exhibition traces the current emerging trends of contemporary art different generations, their practices that cross the disciplines of contemporary art creation.
Among all the participants in the exhibition, 4 different prizes will be awarded at the end of the exhibition:
– cash prize
– award for the acquisition of a work of art
– prize for the art monograph book
– Malamegi collection award
Massimo Toffolo (main curator of Malamegi Lab, Italy). Curator and designer based in Udine, Italy. He is the art director of Malamegi Lab. He is involved, as an independent curator, in the construction and development of various artistic projects. In 2009 he is co-founder of the Aps Moho association, which manages the Malamegi Lab competitions since 2014. He has worked for numerous artistic events; as an artist he has collaborated with many contemporary art galleries.
Margherita Jedrzejewska (curator of Malamegi Lab, Italy / Poland). Margherita is an art historian and a curator based in Poland and Italy. In 2009 he founded the Aps Moho association with Massimo Toffolo. He is the principal editor of various websites focusing on contemporary art.