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International Prize for Performance

The  Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea di Trento, in collaboration with drodesera>centrale fies,  with  the support the of the Foundation Cassa
di Risparmio  of  Trento  e  Rovereto,  announces  the
International Prize for Performance.

All artists of all nationalities and origins younger than thirty-five years of age, are invited to participate by completing the electronic application located  on  the  Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea's website by August 1th,    2005    (see;    or   directly   send to

Twelve  finalists  will be chosen by an international jury that will gather at  the  Centrale di Fies (Dro, Trento) on September 9th and 10th, 2005, in which  the competing performances will be represented and the prize of five thousand (5,000) euros will be assigned, together with other minor awards.

The jury will be composed of a host of experts in the field, such as Renato Barilli  (art  critic), Mathias Lilienthal (Hebbel Theater, Berlin),
Andrea Lissoni  (Xing Association), Virgilio Sieni (dance company Virgilio Sieni), Barbara Boninsegna (drodeseracentrale fies), Fabio Cavallucci (Director
of  the  Galleria  Civica),  also  the  "Mother  of  All  Performances", Marina Abramovic,  curator  of  La Galleria dell'Amore currently exhibiting at
the Galleria Civica, that will frame the Prize during the summer.

Four  of  the  twelve  finalists will be chosen through a privileged access road,  dedicated  to  residents  of  Trentino Alto Adige, Veneto,
Friuli Venezia  Giulia,  Lombardia,  Emilia Romagna, Austrian Tyrol.

These artists can directly participate by realizing a performance at the Galleria
Civica, inside  the spaces furnished for the exhibition La Galleria dell'Amore.
For more  information and registration, contact the Galleria Civica at +39  0461 985511.

Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea
Via Belenzani 46
38100 Trento - Italia
T: +39 0461 985511/986138 F: +39 0461 237033

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