PIPA | Prêmio Investidor Profissional de Arte
Prêmio Investidor Profissional de Arte ( PIPA) arises from the partnership between Investidor Profissional Gestão de Recursos and the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro (MAM-Rio). The Prize is coordinated by the Instituto Investidor Profissional’s team.
It was created to promote the Brazilian art and artists, MAM-Rio, stimulating the domestic contemporary art production.
Goal: reward artists that have already been highlighted for their artwork, and are already known in the Brazilian art circuit. It is not to discover new talent . It is an award.
It is held annually.
There is no age limit to be a contestant in PIPA.
The nominees can be visual artists who have artworks in any form or media.
There are no entries to compete for the Prize. The artists should be nominated by the Nominating Committee.
PIPA winner = R$100,000 - which a part will be used to fund the winner’s participation in an international artist residency program
Popular Vote Exhibition winner = R$ 20,000
PIPA Online winners = R$ 10,000 for the winner and R$5,000 for the runner up
PIPA 2012 Board
Representatives of Investidor Profissional: Roberto Vinháes e Christiano Fonseca Filho (co-founders of Investidor Profissional)
Representatives of MAM-Rio: Carlos Alberto Gouvêa Chateaubriand e Luiz Camillo Osorio (President and Curator of MAM-Rio, respectively)
Representative of Instituto Investidor Profissional: Lucrécia Vinháes
Invited members: Flávio Pinheiro ( Instito Moreira Salles Executive Superintendent) Moacir dos Anjos (Curator of 29ª Bienal de São Paulo and researcher of Fundação Joaquim Nabuco in Recife).
A set of 20 (twenty) to 40 (forty) renowned professionals, invited by the Council of PIPA, Brazilian or foreign, that work with contemporary art, as established artists, art critics, artists, collectors, gallery directors and curators.
Each member of the Nominating Committee will indicate up to 5 (five) names of artists qualified to participate in the PIPA.
Group of 5 (five) to 7 (seven) members, invited by the PIPA Board, who will select the winner of PIPA among the 4 (four) finalists.
One of the members of the Award Jury will be a representative from the residency that PIPA had agreed a partnership for the current edition.
Exhibition at MAM- Rio
The 4 finalists of each edition take part in the Exhibition.
Catalog: All the Participating Artists of each edition appear in the Prize’s catalog.
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