15 March 2020





The Banality of Evil in our Daily Lives art prize 

This is an open call for artists to communicate what they see as the banality of evil in our daily lives. It poses a challenge to communicate that which has never been communicated before and create a platform for groundbreaking ideas to be brought into our collectivity.

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Artists the world over are invited to submit work that will use art as the language to communicate their hopes in creating a new vision for the world.
Your piece of art should express, in your perception, the Banality of Evil in our Daily Lives, which has evolved out of our thoughtless behaviour.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Painting & Drawing

  • Sculpture

  • Photography and Media Art

  • Performance Art

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

  • The final places in the competition will take place from 16th March to 1st April 2020.
  • The final exhibition date will be set for May 2020 at a venue in Berlin, Germany.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Artists from across the globe who are older than 18 years can submit their entries.
  • Only 1 piece of art per entrant will be allowed.
  • Work in the following categories will be accepted: Painting and Drawing, Sculpture, Photography, Video and Digital Media Art and Performance Art.

Opportunity Cost


The overall winners of each of the 4 categories will receive a cash prize of US $2000.

Theses prize for the artists who participate in the competition:

  • Artists whose work has been selected to be part of the competition will receive a “Thank You Certificate” for participation in the artist call.
  • All selected artists it will gain exposure on our social media platforms, i.e Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with targeted international campaigns
  • The top 10 artworks in each of the 4 categories which receive most public votes will proceed to the jury voting round and all 40 works will be exhibited at the final exhibition in Berlin, Germany.
  • The top 40 artists will also have their work published in a book that will document the project.

How to Apply

First Step:  Participants will need to download a registration form and Complete it.

Second Step: A successful Your work must be submitted via email  to with:

  • a downloadable link for text, photographs and via Youtube for videos,
  • along with the completed registration form,
  • your CV,
  • a title and statement about your art work and how it relates to the topic,
  • as well as a statement about your work in general.
  • You will need to include a link to your cloud sharing platform.

Third Step: The entry needs to be uploaded onto digital format so that judges are able to view the submissions on a computer screen from anywhere in the world. ‍
Format for entries:

  1. Photos as images in high quality .jpeg or uncompressed .tiff at 300 DPI or higher resolution

  2. Paintings need to be photographed in good light, closeup and in good resolution. File format criteria as for Photos (1).

  3. A detailed account Sculptures: Either by 360 degree video, not longer than 60 seconds, or by maximum 10 pictures from all sides in good light. File format criteria as for Videos (4) of the process in which the work was created

  4. Videos: Please upload H.264 .mp4 file at minimum 1080p resolution. Videos should not be longer than 3 minutes

  5. Performance: submitted in video format (4) no longer than 5 minutes.

Note: Only one artwork per entry is accepted.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Esraa Badawi/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Eman Morsy/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team