In order to celebrate the recognition of “Città creativa per l’artigianato”, awarded by UNESCO in 2017, the Italian Federation of Clubs and Centres for UNESCO, in collaboration with the Club for UNESCO of Carrara dei Marmi and the Municipality of Carrara, has organized the fifth edition of the “Premio Carrara città creativa – Forum internazionale di giovani scultori del marmo a Carrara – Le voci dell’arte: pace, fratellanza e solidarietà”.
The aim of the contest is to make a concrete contribution to the construction of a universal language of art for the education to the culture of peace. It also aims to offer young sculptors the opportunity to carry out a period of study and an authentic experience to express their creativity in a national competition that wants to spread the values and principles of UNESCO. The competition is open to young sculptors and students of the Italian and foreign Academies of Fine Arts, state or legally recognized (sculpture section), aged between 18 and 35 years. Candidates must submit a sketch and/or a paper drawing in size A2, accompanied by an artistic project demonstrating consistency of research, knowledge of traditional and contemporary sculptural languages and related to the theme of the competition (paper or electronic format), which must necessarily be made of a block of marble measuring about 50x50x50 cm. The deadline for the submission of applications is set at 12 a.m. on 14 June 2019. All applications must be sent by post to the address: Comune di Carrara Settore Cultura, Via Solferino 1 –2° piano, 54033 Carrara (MS).
The Jury, composed of experts in the field and institutional subjects, is in charge of indicating the names of the 5 finalists, whose names will be published on the website of the Comune di Carrara (www.comune.carrara.ms.gov.it) and on the website of the Italian Federazione italiana delle associazioni, club e centri per l’UNESCO (www.ficlu.org).
For the finalists, the internship will take place in the period 1 – 26 July (5 days per week). The winner will be announced during a public ceremony that will take place on July 27 at the Padula (Villa Fabbricotti in Carrara). For further information: firstname.lastname@example.org, while the website is www.ficlu.org.