Light Art: The largest international Light art and Video graphics contest is all set to happen at Salamanca, Spain between 14th - 17th June 2018. The contest is currently accepting entries till 14th May 2018. The contestants will have have to project their light art on the Townhall at Salamanca located at Plaza Mayor. The winner gets to take home $18,600(15,000 Euro), runner-up will receive $6,200(5000 Euro) and the People's Choice Award Winner will receive $3720(3000 Euro) as cash awards. There are no entry fees.
There are four sections for this contest:
1. Curated Artists: Famous international creators are commissioned to create or adapt a specific work for an iconic building of Salamanca.
2. Competition: Independent artists and specialized companies take part in the competition section with works intended for the same building. A jury of experts awards the prize to the best creation
3. Young Talent: Primarily for university students of Salamanca to discover their talents
4. Parallel Program: This program is promoted by numerous Salamanca’s museums and other art venues that will share the light as their common theme.
Participants: Artists, Design Companies, Individuals who wish to take part in the contest should write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, for receiving more technical specifications.
According to Luz Y Vanguardias,"The streets of Salamanca and their unique buildings become the festival’s stage where a selection of international artists, university students and companies in the fields of video creation and installation, project their creations, especially designed to relate with the architectural features of the selected buildings. The festival makes Salamanca the Spanish capital of the light art and the artistic creation related to this new trend. It is intended to be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of their age or artistic tastes".