INSTITUTE AAMI ‘AAMI JOKER’ ART COMPETITION

1. Name and presentation of the organizer
Institute AAMI, Ameriška ulica 8, 1000 Ljubljana

Institute AAMI promotes art and works of art and has a vision of connecting culture with business. To this end, it organizes numerous exhibitions at home and around the world. AAMI has organized exhibitions in Prague, London, Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Bangalore, Ibiza, Milan, Amsterdam, Moscow, Vienna and elsewhere. For the purpose of promoting artists, it publishes its own cultural newspaper, the AAMI Times. Salvador and Botticelli clubs also operate within the institute. Website: www.institute-aami.com.

2. Subject and purpose of the competition
Institute AAMI encourages artists to promote their work in the marketplace and share their artistic creations with art enthusiasts. For this purpose, AAMI is organizing AAMI JOKER competition, which aims to motivate artists to present themselves at the 3. ART Expo Ljubljana and thereby actively contribute to the development of their careers.

ART Expo Ljubljana is the largest event organized by Institute AAMI. It will be held out in October 2021 at the Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre. The 4-day event will bring together a variety of artists: painters, sculptors, photographers, fashion designers, art designers, poets, writers and other artists along with galleries, embassies and other art organizations. We expect the participation of 500 artists from 50 countries. The event is thus a great opportunity for interconnection and collaboration, presentation of works and building new acquaintances. Website of the 3.ART Expo Ljubljana: www.artexpo-ljubljana.com.

3. Prize
The winner of the competition will receive a free exhibition at the 3. ART Expo Ljubljana. He will exhibit his works in the ‘Package C’ in the value of 498 EUR + VAT. Dimensions of the exhibition area: 4,5 m x 2 m. Presentation of the packages: www.artexpo-ljubljana.com/exhibitors. The winner will also receive a presentation in the official ART Expo Ljubljana catalogue. The presentation contains the author’s name, contact information, a photograph of the artwork and a short biography. The winner will be featured in AAMI Times newspaper, on Institute AAMI website and on AAMI social media pages.

4. Terms and conditions of participation
We invite individuals who create in the field of painting, sculpture, photography, visual arts, graphic design, industrial design, fashion design and other types of creative art. We especially encourage artists who have not yet collaborated with Institute AAMI. Representatives of the organizer, members of the commission and their close members cannot participate in the competition. The motif, dimensions and technique of the artwork are arbitrary and by the choice of the artist.

The participation fee is 10 EUR + VAT and is non-refundable (VAT = 22%).
The application consists of a photograph of the work sent according to the instructions in paragraph 5 and the registration fee.
Incomplete applications will be rejected.
The prize cannot be exchanged for a cash prize and is not transferable.
AAMI reserves the right not to award the prize if it turns out that the entrant did not meet the conditions for participation or has violated the rules.
By registering, the participant confirms that he/she is applying with their original work.
The decision of the jury is final and cannot be appealed to.
AAMI undertakes to protect and use the collected personal data in accordance with the applicable regulations in the field of personal data protection and only for the purpose for which they were obtained and will not pass them on to third parties.

5. Manner and deadline for applying to the competition
The application consists of a photograph of the work + paid registration fee.
To participate, the participant sends a photo of their work along with the title of the work, technique and their contact information (e-mail and phone number; website, Facebook or Instagram if you use them to advertise your work). The photo must have a resolution of at least 300dpi and a size of at least 2MB.

  • Please send photos to the e-mail address info@institute-aami.com. Under the ‘subject’ of the e-mail write: AAMI JOKER and your name and surname (example: AAMI JOKER Janez Novak).
  • Please transfer the registration fee (10 EUR + VAT to the account of the Institute AAMI: (Delavska hranilnica d.d.).
    • The transfer must be made from the participant’s bank account
    • Your name and surname (example: AAMI JOKER Janez Novak)
    • Institute AAMI, Ameriška ulica 8, 1000 Ljubljana
    • IBAN SI56 6100 0001 8673 914
    • attributed purpose: AAMI JOKER

The received photo and settled registration fee are a confirmation that you have entered the AAMI art competition.
Applications are collected until July 31st 2020. The winner will be announced on August 10th 2020 on AAMI social networks. The winner will be notified by e-mail / telephone.

We are looking forward to receiving your applications and creative artworks!