Combine24

A generative art competition by the Finnish National Gallery
1st March 2024 - 31st May 2024

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Competition Overview

The Finnish National Gallery is hosting an open generative art competition Combine24. Participants are asked to create a new generative artwork that innovatively uses the copyright-free, CC0-licensed collection data of the Finnish National Gallery in its implementation. The competition is powered by Highlight.

The competition is judged in two parts. From the initial submissions ten shortlisted works will be selected to compete for the three prizes and to be part of the competition exhibition, held in Helsinki in the autumn of 2024.

PHASE 1
PHASE 2
PHASE 3

Competition is open for submissions: 1st March 2024 - 31st May 2024.

Shortlisted artists announced in early August 2024. Voting for Audience favourite prize begins 1st September 2024.

Exhibition of shortlisted artworks in Helsinki Sept - Oct 2024. Winner announcements in early October 2024.

PHASE 1

Competition is open for submissions: 1st March 2024 - 31st May 2024.

PHASE 2

Shortlisted artists announced in early August 2024. Voting for Audience favourite prize begins 1st September 2024.

PHASE 3

Exhibition of shortlisted artworks in Helsinki Sept - Oct 2024. Winner announcements in early October 2024.

Download the competition program

Prizes

First Prize

€10,000

Second Prize

€8,000

Audience Favourite

€5,000

How to participate

1

Create a new generative artwork based on Finnish National Gallery's CC0 collection data.

2

Create a new generative series on highlight.xyz and deploy your artwork through Sepolia testnet (guideline).

3

Enter your submission to the contest through this website. Submission portal opens 1st of March 2024.

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Final Jury
Will be announced 02/2024

Evaluation Criteria
Artistic and technical quality of the work
Innovative use of the Finnish National Gallery´s collection data
Strength of the works concept in relation to the collection data

Submitted works must be unpublished, new and
specifically created for the competition

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