Call for contemporary creation of a tapestry using the Aubusson technique

The Cité internationale of Tapestry and Woven Art in Aubusson is organizing a contemporary art competition for the production of original works of art, specifically models for weaving, according to the technique of the Aubusson drop-wire men.

The international competition is open to artists, architects, designers, illustrators and students of these disciplines in their final year.
1st Prize: 60,000 euros (VAT incl.)
2nd Prize: 25,000 euros (VAT incl.)
3rd Prize: 10,000 euros (VAT incl.)
Applications must be submitted by July 27, 2010 before 18:00 pm at the latest.

The application forms are available to download on the website

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