A world first in social technology for contemporary art, ArteVue brings the art world’s top-to-tail ecosystem together through a single, instantly accessible platform: 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
“A few years ago I was invited to take part in a panel discussion at Art India,” said ArteVue’s Founder, Shohidul Ahad-Choudhury. “During this panel an audience member posed an important question: is there an App through which the art world – enthusiasts, artists, collectors, sector professionals – can come together? I couldn’t think of a single one. Auction sites? Yes. Social networks? Yes. Curation and pinning Apps? Yes. An App that combines these elements together? No. Nothing where social interaction meets art in its many guises. ArteVue, officially launched today, will serve that need.”
Now available on iPhone and iPad, ArteVue is the place where aficionados will go to discover new and emerging talent, and the place where that talent will go to be discovered. For curators and gallerists, the App is set to become the ultimate platform for finding the next big thing, and for collectors, the stage on which new work by artists from across the world can be acquired.
Along with its launch, the ArteVue app has also launched the non-profit ArteVue ArtePrize 2017. The ideas behind this award questions an open creative environment free of limitation and the role of technology in art creation and subsequent promotion. The prize encourages international artists to consider what technology means for art, and what art means for technology. Calling upon emerging creatives to submit a work that embodies their personal interpretation of the art world of the future, the Prize asks applicants to consider the direction of our rapidly evolving art ecosystem, encouraging dialogue centred on the relationship between art and technology.
The Artevue Art Prize is specifically aimed at global artists aged 18 to 30 who are not yet represented by an established gallery, submissions will be made exclusively through the ArteVue App taking in 2-dimensional works on paper and canvas, photography and 3-dimensional sculpture.
ArteVue is partnering with the Delfina Foundation in London that will award one prize winner a cash prize of US$15,000 and a much coveted all expenses paid three-month artist residency at the Foundation. The prize is free to enter and restricted to one entry per artist. The Judging Panel will be chaired by Aaron Cezar, Founding Director of London’s Delfina Foundation, and made up of Nada Raza, Curator of the Tate Research Centre; Rebecca Anne Procter, Editor in Chief of Harper's Bazaar Art; Joe Kennedy, Founder of The Unit Gallery, London; award-winning artist Rana Begum, and ArteVue’s Founder Shohidul Ahad-Choudhury.
The 10 finalists will be interviewed by the Judging Panel and featured in a stand-alone exhibition at The Delfina Foundation on 20th November 2017, from which one overall winner will be selected on the opening night.
“This is a very special opportunity for young artists to explore what the intersection between art and technology really means,” said Aaron Cezar, Founding Director of the Delfina Foundation of the Prize. “The ArteVue App is based on the combination of art and technology; rather than shy away from that we want to explore what its implications are, while shinning new light on our most talented emerging international artists.”
For more information on the ArteVue App visit www.artevue.co.uk
To learn more about the ArteVue ArtPrize 2017 visit www.arteprize.org