ABOUT MUHI COMPETITION2021
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL APPLICANTS WHO SUBMITTED THEIR PROJECTS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE MUHi COMPETITION 2021! OPEN CALL IS OVER. THIS YEAR YOUNG UKRAINIAN ARTISTS AND ART GROUPS SENT US 357 APPLICATIONS!
Now we move on to a new phase of the project that is elaboration, systematization and selection of those projects that meet the criteria of the competition. Then, the professional team of experts will continue the selection process!
The total prize of the MUHi 2021 competition is UAH 70,000. The winner will receive a prize of UAH 40,000 and the opportunity to implement your own project in the gallery space (or under the auspices) of the Shcherbenko Art Centre in 2022.
The international expert commission will also select two winners who will receive prizes in the amount of UAH 15,000 and institutional support in the implementation of their own exhibition project.
Ten finalists of the competition will participate in a group exhibition, which will take place in October or November 2021 in the Contemporary Art Center M17.
The project is based on a competition held according to the following rules:
– only artists who are of the age of 21 and older can take part;
– only a citizen of Ukraine can be a participant;
– finalists and winners of the competition are selected by an international commission of experts, which includes curators, directors of museums, art centers, galleries, art critics and artists;
– artist can be the finalists of MUHi only once.
Information about the competition
MUHi is a multifunctional project aimed at consistent and long-term work to support emerging Ukrainian artists.
The name MUHi is an abbreviation of “Young Ukrainian Artists”. MUHi’s first exhibition was presented in 2009 in Bottega Gallery. In 2021, the project will be implemented for the eighth time.
The National Museum of Taras Shevchenko (2019 and 2017) and the Modern Art Research Institute of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine (2015 and 2011) were partners where the MUHi competition took place before. In 2019, the competition received a grant for funding from the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation via the program “Education. Exchanges. Residences. Debuts.”, namely the lot “Debuts”.
The founder of the MUHi project is curator and gallery founder Maryna Shcherbenko.
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