ITZAL AKTIBOA PRIZE FOR YOUNG TALENT IN CONTEMPORARY ART 2018

February 22, 2018

We are organising once again the competition for the Itzal Aktiboa Prize for Young Talent in Contemporary Art, in collaboration with the Basque Cultural Institute and the Centre for Contemporary Art of Huarte (Navarre).

The aim of the competition is to encourage young artists and thereby contribute to the development of contemporary art in the wider Basque cultural context. The competition will be open to any artist under 40 with personal ties with the Basque Country.

The deadline for applications will be July 15, 2018. The works of the artists chosen as finalists will be presented in a group exhibition in the Prison des Evêques in Saint Jean Pied de Port during October 2018.

A cash prize of 2,000 euros will be awarded to the winner. In parallel, two artists will be invited to participate in an artist-in-residence programme for seven weeks, from January 25 to March 3 2019, at the Centre for Contemporary Art of Huarte.

Leire Kareaga: “Zuena bai dela meritua” (2018) & “Amama in memoriam” (2022)

A painting in honour of one of Spain's first women-only clubs

May 22, 2022

When Leire Kareaga was invited to participate in a group exhibition celebrating the contribution of women to her home town, Eibar, in the Basque province of Gipuzkoa, she immediately thought of producing a large-scale painting in honour of one of Spain’s first women-only clubs.

An artwork in the classroom

January 09, 2021

Amid the Covid19 pandemic, school groups aren’t able to visit art galleries. But works of art can go to schools. This is the idea behind the project "An artwork in the classroom" launched by Itzal aktiboa.

The pyramid of chairs returns to Saint Jean Pied de Port

October 01, 2019

The pyramid made of recycled chairs painted by school children from the ikastolas of Baigorri, Donibane Garazi, Sohüta/Chéraute and Oztibarre has returned to Saint Jean Pied de Port after spending a month in Ordizia (Gipuzkoa) as part of an exhibition of paintings by Josette Dacosta.

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