The art fair SOON PARIS and Atelier R.L.D., printers and art publishers since 1973, value and support contemporary Europeans artists. This prize aims to strengthen the position of art prints and to enable artists to explore this medium by using its means to create. They can thereby enhance their experience of multiple artwork.
This call for projects is for adult artists from all nationalities that have a contemporary art practice. The winning artist will work in artistic residency accompanied by craftsmen from Atelier R.L.D. to realise his project. The artist will be technically guided. The residency will take place in the workshops of Atelier R.L.D. in Paris and in Bourguignon according to the used technique. The most original feature of this award is that the winner is given carte blanche to create a unique printed artwork of up to 3 x 1.2 meters. The artist will be able to use engraving, etching, lithography ans letterpress. A very limited original edition will be published by Atelier R.L.D.