Photo by Fabiano Parisi, of an old psychiatric hospital in italy.
This weekend, Nov. 11 to Nov. 13, from Friday to Sunday, the Invisible Dog gallery on Bergen, near Smith, will host the Celeste Prize, a renowned international competition for best contemporary visual art. More than 50 artists are represented from locations around the globe.
The art will take over three floors of Invisible Dog, a large industrial space, for a second year . In addition, the gallery is promoting the Brooklyn Artists Studios tour.
Watch a slideshow of the 50 Celeste finalists here: http://theinvisibledog.org/2011/11/08/50-celeste-finalists/. Winners receive cash prizes totaling 20,000 €, promotion, travel reimbursement of 10,000 € and five artists will exhibit at the Tria Gallery. Two artists will be invited to a residency in Mexico and Italy.
Celeste is a Web platform in which artists and arts professionals from around the world share common interests in contemporary art, encourage new projects, and promote their work in a positive and active community of like-minded individuals. Every year, Celeste Network organises activities and provides services.
“We are happy to host an international event and bring to Boerum Hill and our neighborhood a large visibility around the world,” said Invisible Dog Gallery Director Lucien Zayan.
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