The 1MCAT (1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival) 2013 is currently at full force and there are a variety of different art-related events being held around the country. One of the most exciting ones is the Art Tourism Challenge where the theme this year is Contemporary Art The Futurists.
This competition will surely be one of the major highlights of the 3-months long festival organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Tourism Malaysia together with the Balai Seni Visual Negara.
For this years competition, there will be 2 categories namely the Student and the Open categories respectively. To enter, you must be 18 years and above where you must be attached and enroll in a course with any institutes of higher education. Meanwhile the Open category is open to all Malaysians aged 18 and above. Winners can win the First Prize of RM1,000 for the Student category while the Open category First Prize winner will take home RM5,000.
As the name implies, the organizers are looking for any form of artwork which is futuristic in nature. Participants can use any form of innovative approach in producing their art and could be in any media to showcase their ideas in this exciting event.