The online category of PIPA happened in two rounds. The 1st was from 17th until 24th July. The 2nd was from 31st July until August 7th. The artists participating in the 2nd round were those who received a minimum of 500 votes during the 1st round. Out of the 63 participating artists, 10 were classified for the 2nd round.
Almost 10,700 votes, distributed amongst the 10 participating artists, were calculated during the 2nd round.
PIPA Online 2016 winner was Jaider Esbell, who received 3789 votes at the end of the 2nd round and will be awarded with R$10 thousand. Arissana Pataxó, won in second place, the artist received 3686 votes and will be awarded R$5 thousand. Both artists will donate a work to PIPA Institute (to be defined as a mutual agreement between the artists and the Coordination of the Institute)
The following artists were also competing at the 2nd round Matias Mesquita (922), Alexandre Mury (627), Moisés Patrício (461), Naiana Magalhães (431), Isaías Sales (286), Ingrid Bittar (233), Adriana Vignoli (221) and Leandra Espírito Santo (176).
About PIPA Online
PIPA Online is the category of the Prize in which all participating artists of this current edition are invited to participate. Participation is no mandatory. The winner is defined by the number of votes received on his/hers page, here on the website. The main objective is to support and promote all nominees and Brazilian contemporary art through the internet.
PIPA Online Regulation
PIPA Online occurs in two shifts, lasting eight days each, always from Sunday to Sunday. During this period, website visitors should access the pages of the participating artists in order to vote. The votes are reset at the counting starts again at the beginning of the 2nd round. Only the artists who receive a minimum of 500 votes on the 1st round will move on to the 2nd round.
The winner will receive R$ 10 thousand. The artist with the second highest number of votes will receive R$ 5 thousand. Both artists will donate a work to PIPA Institute (to be defined as a mutual agreement between the artists and the Coordination of the Institute).
To find out more about PIPA Online 2016, click here.