First organised in 2011, the Lih Pao International Sculpture Biennial Awards returns in 2021 and invites sculptors from around the world to submit work on the theme of Infinity.
Purpose of the Competition
“The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The great significance of art is to reflect human emotions in the real world. This Biennial Awards is expected to open up the artist’s infinite imagination of the future through the vocabulary of sculpture.
Material applicability : The work must be created out of materials suitable for an everlasting exhibition.
Entry qualification : Entries must be created independently by individuals. Every participant is limited to submitting two entries at most.
Deadline: 30 October 2020
First Prize (x 1): 30,000 USD, a prize cup and a certificate of merit.
Tsai Yun Prize (x 1): 10,000 USD, a prize cup and a certificate of merit.
Enterprise Award (x 1): 10,000 USD, a prize cup and a certificate of merit.
Prize for Excellence (x 2): 5,000 USD, a prize cup and a certificate of merit.
Honourable Mention (x 5): 2,000 USD and a certificate of merit.
Winners of the First Prize, Tsai Yun Prize, Enterprise Award and Prize for Excellence will be invited to attend the award ceremony and subsidised for a three-day and two-night complimentary accommodation (voucher), also receiving an air ticket: 500 USD for travel in Asia and 1000 USD for travel to the rest of the world.
Who may enter ?
Participants must be under the age of 50. Any domestic and international applicants born after January 1 1970 (inclusive) are eligible to partake in the event. The submitted work must be created out of materials suitable for permanent exhibition.