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25 June 2020 “Table & Chair” Design Competition Still Accepting Participation Requests By designers and artists
“Table & Chair” Design Competition Still Accepting Participation Requests By designers and artists

Participation requests deadline has not expired yet for designers and artists to take part in the “Table & Chair” Design Competition, which was launched by the Bahrain Authority for Culture & Antiquities at the beginning of June 2020. The competition  “ Table & Chair “aims to enhance  creativity of the participants to discover the potential art manifestations of these two pieces, delve into their beautiful significations and functionalities, taking into consideration the shape, function and work environment. Those wishing to participate, mainly artists and designers, above 18 years old, are encouraged to take part via the Culture Authority’s official website on www.culture.gov.bh
   
For this end, Bahrain Culture Authority encourages participants to concentrate more on the notions of creativity, sustainability and diversity while making the designs, adopting recycling principles and reuse of these materials. Indeed, the Organizing Committee of this event has selected in its choice the table and chair pieces, given the possible potential of these two pieces to reinventing, brilliant redefinition of their creative innovative designs and functionality.

Approved participation request in this competition is conditioned by the observance of certain conditions and requirements by candidates, namely: First, their creative works should be authentic and personal original masterpieces, and send their participation demands to BACA’s website before the deadline in September 2020. The participation demand request should include statement of the different steps of design phases, details of research steps and data collection, as well as the development of the design, initial drawings and manuscripts and the detailed graphics, 3D drawings and the raw materials used attached with the sizes and dimensions.  Participants are also invited to send the design stereotype model not exceeding 15X15X15 cm to the Art Center attached with the participation request demand.

 After the end of the deadline of the final step of the competition, the Approval and Arbitration Committee will examine the requests presented, select the accepted demands, choose the winning demands and communicate with all participants through e-mail to inform them about the results of their participation. For more information on the competition and its requirements and conditions, please contact BACA on 17298745 or via e-mail via fineart@culture.culture.gov.bh

In fact, Bahrain Culture Authority seeks to make this competition an annual event as part of the Art Center’s program aimed to enrich the artistic scene in the Kingdom of Bahrain, through a series of different events and exhibitions held for artists settled in Bahrain and elsewhere. Bahrain Culture also seeks to get closer to and reach out to designers and architects through this event.

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