September 23, 2023
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Are you a digital creator? If so, you may win a MacBook Air 15 prize

Theatre of Digital Art invites entries for a unique art contest

The Dubai-based Theatre of Digital Art, in collaboration with 3IXAM Software, has issued an Open Call and is inviting digital artists, designers, creators, and emerging talents worldwide to express themselves and contribute to the tapestry of the UAE’s artistic scene.

The theme for the Open Call is ‘The intersection of new technologies and Middle Eastern culture and traditions.

Entrants are encouraged to explore the infusion of modern innovations into Arabic culture, reflecting on history, national identity, and authentic traditions and envisioning the future of culture and practices in the region through a new digital lens.

Evgeniya Romanidi, Art Manager at the Theatre of Digital Art, said: “We believe that art knows no boundaries, and it is our privilege to provide a stage for the world’s creative minds.

‘Diversity and innovation’

“Our collaboration with 3IXAM Software, a company at the forefront of digital innovation, perfectly aligns with our mission to promote diversity and innovation in the arts.”

3IXAM Software is a unique 3D software designed by and for designers, offering unparalleled offline rendering capabilities powered by AI.

Using this software, tailored for the Apple ecosystem, designers can bridge the virtual and real, expressing themselves beyond their limits.

Max Marka, co-founder and creator of 3IXAM, said: “3IXAM is committed to nurturing creativity and innovation. We see digital art as an art form equal to its traditional counterparts, and we are on a mission to support and inspire the 21st-century Monets and da Vincis.”

On November 15, 2023, the contest will shine a spotlight on the burgeoning talents of the next generation, providing them with a platform to capture the attention of cultural institutions, art galleries, and the wider public.

Creators of the most exceptional artworks, handpicked by an expert curatorial team, can claim prizes courtesy of 3IXAM.

They include a MacBook Air 15 (1st prize), an iPad Pro 12.9 inch (2nd prize), and an iPad Pro 11 inch (3rd prize).

Open Call key dates:

  • September 1, 2023: Open Call announcement
  • October 15, 2023: Deadline for ready works
  • November 1, 2023: Finalise winners and 20 best artworks
  • November 15, 2023: Open Call award ceremony + performance + best works exhibition at Theatre of Digital Art, Dubai City

Featured image: A digital show at the Theatre of Digital Art. Image: TODA

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