2020 Bank Windhoek Triennial launched

Celebrating artistic diversity

13 January 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Snobia Kaputu; NAGN CEO; “We look forward to innovative works of art and encourage all artists to enter.”

Windhoek • Contributed

Bank Windhoek in collaboration with the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN) launched the 2020 edition of the Bank Windhoek Triennial on 9 January.
The competition is open to all artists with Namibian citizenship or permanent residence.

Staged every three years, the fifth Bank Windhoek Triennial will again showcase a high quality of diverse artwork produced by Namibian artists.

The first Bank Windhoek Triennial took place in 2008, with this year’s edition scheduled for September 2020.

Sponsored by Bank Windhoek and organised by the NAGN, the triennial celebrates visual art in Namibia, while contributing to the development and promotion of the local visual art industry.

The exhibition that results from this competition, also provides an opportunity to engage in dialogue around cultural diversity within Namibian society to promote unity in celebrating diversity.

There are a number of exciting prizes up for grabs in the various categories.

“The NAGN is delighted to continue partnering with Bank Windhoek as its main sponsor for the 2020 Bank Windhoek Triennial,” says the NAGN’s CEO, Snobia Kaputu. “We look forward to innovative works of art and encourage all artists to enter. This is not only an opportunity for artists to win prizes, but also an important platform for networking and adds to their portfolios.”

A panel of local and international judges will select the winners and art for the exhibition. The exhibition opens on 3 September and runs until 7 November.

For more information, call 061 231160, 061 231391 or 081 806 8694/2 or email [email protected] or [email protected]

Application forms can be downloaded on www.nagn.org.na or www.bankwindhoek.com.na.

Hard copies can be obtained at the NAGN office, Bank Windhoek branches countrywide as well as all regional council offices.

The contact person for the Erongo region is Martina von Wentzel who can be reached at 081 277 3214.
The due date for applications is 26 June.

Similar News

 

Genesa to wow the coast

6 days ago - 17 January 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Swakopmund • [email protected] Germany-based musician Genesa Handrick is the star attraction at the Welwitschia Music Production (WMP) Social Responsibility Day taking place at the...

“Tides of Talents” to commence

1 week ago - 16 January 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Swakopmund • [email protected] The Tides of Talents group exhibition opening at the Fine Art Gallery on Friday (tomorrow), features contemporary works by young artists...

“Tides of Talents” to commence

1 week ago - 14 January 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Swakopmund • [email protected] The Tides of Talents group exhibition opening at the Fine Art Gallery on Friday at 10:00, features contemporary works by young...

Adri toor met koekversierings

1 week ago - 14 January 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Swakopmund • [email protected] As jong meisie was Adri Myall (42) reeds dol daaroor om koeke te versier en het aandagtig gekyk hoe haar tannie Mienie...

Art for independence

1 week ago - 12 January 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Swakopmund • [email protected] The Swakopmund Arts Association opens their first exhibition of the year on Monday, 13 January. Unlike other exhibitions hosted by the...

Fine art for sale

2 weeks ago - 08 January 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Swakopmund • [email protected] Art enthusiasts had the opportunity to acquire new, exquisite art pieces from the Fine Art Gallery in Swakopmund, where 100 pieces...

Smartboy drops ‘Manu Bate’

2 weeks ago - 07 January 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Swakopmund • [email protected] rapper Smartboy recently released his latest single, “Mānū Bate”.Smartboy is the stage name of Faith Namaseb (25). “Mānū Bate” means “move aside”...

Untouched beauty

1 month - 10 December 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Swakopmund • [email protected] The Fine Art Gallery in Swakopmund is hosting “Untouched” – an exhibition by Rosa Smit and Betsy van Rensburg. The exhibition...

Strawberry Fields Forever!

1 month - 03 December 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Swakopmund • [email protected] Strawberry Fields Vocal Training Academy hosted a show to commemorate the past year on Saturday evening. “The evening was just for...

There’s a fine line…

2 months ago - 21 November 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Swakopmund • [email protected] The opening of a solo exhibition by Michael Mansfield titled A Fine Line took place at Die Muschel in Swakopmund on...

Latest News

Kudus aiming for 7s glory

1 day - 22 January 2020 | Sports

Walvis Bay • [email protected] A group of 14 First National Bank (FNB) Kudu Rugby Club players and two officials departed for the Swartland...

Langasems maak reg vir aksie

1 day - 22 January 2020 | Sports

Swakopmund • [email protected] Bay Road Runners wil die jaar op ’n vinnige pas afskop met die klub se eie en eerste byeenkoms vir hardlopers langs...

Onderwys is die ruggraat van...

2 days ago - 21 January 2020 | Events

Swakopmund • [email protected] Die tema van Saterdag se maatskaplike verantwoordelikheidsdag aangebied deur Welwitschia Music Production (WMP) was “Wees jouself vir Namibië”. Hande is uitgereik by...

Geestesiektes: Breek die stigmas af...

2 days ago - 21 January 2020 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] Mense moet opgevoed word oor die verskeie mites rondom geestesiekes. Só sê me. Ilanza Klein (29), ’n aktivis wat haarself vir die...

These are Swakop’s top healthy...

2 days ago - 21 January 2020 | Business

Swakopmund • [email protected] Hero Multisave Supermarket emerged as the top butchery, Mobi Soft Serve as the top mobile kiosk and Museums Café as the...

Pushing beyond existing boundaries

2 days ago - 21 January 2020 | Business

According to Maersk, drilling operations planned for its Angola-Namibia campaign will be done at a world record water depth. Maersk said that the well in...

Grumpy’s fishing report

2 days ago - 21 January 2020 | Fishing

Slightly cleaner water made for tough fishing this past week and it appeared as if the fish disappeared. This was not totally the...

TIDES

2 days ago - 21 January 2020 | Fishing

Tuesday, 21 January Low 07:03 High 13:26 Low 19:41 High 02:00 Wednesday, 22 January High 02:04 Low...

Housing market remains under pressure

3 days ago - 20 January 2020 | Infrastructure

According to Ruusa Nandago, FNB Group Economist and author of the FNB Residential property report released on 16 January 2020, the index reached a historic...

Load More