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APDA Kyoto Award 2018

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How to Enter APDA Kyoto Award 2018

  1. What is APDA Kyoto Award

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  2. Categories for entry

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  3. Prizes (for APDA 2018 only)

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  4. Key dates and fees

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  5. How to enter APDA Kyoto 2018

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APDA (Art, Photography and Digital Arts) Kyoto Award is a newly launched award in Kyoto by East West Artlink in addition to the popular EWAAC (East West Art Award Competition) London. APDA is mainly for photography and digital arts (except some fine arts) in order to help overseas artists to enter and exhibit simply at a low costs. APDA is open to any artists and photographers who wish to exhibit their work in Kyoto and open up new market in Asia
We have the following categories for entry. We have support team to save shipping costs for photography and digital art categories.

1) Photography : Genuine photography and no retouched.
2) Digital photography (with any retouched).
3) Digital Arts: CG, Digitally produced any art works.
4) Fine Art (2D or 3D): Only if the artist can bring it to the gallery (and collect it when close) in Kyoto by themselves.
​5) Fine art prints : you can take a high quality photo from your original art (2D only) and enter as same as digital arts.
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  • 30 Selected works : Selected works will be exhibited at APDA  Artists Exchange Exhibition in Kyoto 2018​.

  • Selected photography and digital arts for overseas artists ... no need to ship from abroad if selected as our supporting team will help at small fee. So there is no need to worry about taxation by customs or damage during transportation.

  • All selected artists... Colour leaflet will be printed in English and Japanese language and given to all selected artists for their promotion and a memorial to participate in the event.


Key dates for APDA 2018 

  • Call for entries: Deadline for APDA 2018:  31 January 2018
  • (Call for entries: Deadline for APDA 2019 :  31 March 2018)
  • Announcement of selected works ... 15 February, 2018
  • APDA Artists Exchange Exhibition 2018 : April 8-12, 2018
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Fees for entries (images and details) for APDA 2018.
  • 2 entries = £25  3 entries = £38 (minimum 2 entries).
Combined entry fees for both APDA 2018 and APDA 2019
  • 2 entries each = £40  3 entries each= £60

​*See details of APDA Kyoto 2019 here if you are interested.
 

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Enter APDA Kyoto Award 2018
  1. Download entry form and fill in and attach images of entry works and send with a zip or upload to Wetransfer*
  2. Each images must be in JPEG, 72 dpi resolution and shortest dimention should be 800 pixels minimum and file size is within 0.8 MB for online selection purpose.
  3. Once selected we will inform you immediately together with instruction 'What to do next' so please follow it.
  4. You can enter APDA 2019 later (entry deadline is coming soon : 31 March 2018) or you can enter both with combined discount entry fees now (no need to send images for AOPDA 2019 until 31 March 2018).

Entry Deadline

31 January (Midnight) 2018

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  • Old work which was produced within last five years will be eiigible but if received any top prizes for any other competitions  in the past is not eligible. 
  • No theme for the entry work for APDA 2018 and 2019.
  • We recommend all selected artists who entered photos and digital arts from outside Japan should use our supporting team service in order to save shipping costs and avoid taxation etc.
  • Maximum size of original 2D work which you wish to bring to the gallery should be within 1 m x 1 m if selected.
  • We recommend all selected exhibitors should take own insurance to cover as we cannot take any responsibility during / before / after the exhibition although we will do our best to handle everything with care.​ 

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