un/fund 2023
un/fund 2023
un/fund 2023
An international award purposed to discover, promote & reward exceptional un/der-represented visual artists
10 EUR


The Contest has a deadline of November 23rd 2022 at 11:59 pm CEST.


Contest is open to all professional and amateur International visual artists with up to 5years industry experience (Pandemic years not included). Entrants must be at least 16 years of age as of the date of entry. un/fund staff, judges, and their families are not eligible to enter the competition. CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.


Submission is €10.


Once the registration process has been completed, you will receive an email confirmation. Simply log onto the website and follow the online instructions to upload images from your computer.

  • You may enter one entry

  • Each Entry consists of an entry form, up to 20 reference images, a short artist biography and portfolio link and a description of the project you would like to realise

The entries will be judged in accordance with the Judging Criteria, as defined below. The proposals must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsors, contain obscene, defamatory,, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Proposals deemed inappropriate will be disqualified.

On-line entries must be made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, internet domain owner, or other person or organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.


Multiple awards of up to €10,000 per project proposal available


Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity, quality, originality and effectiveness in expressing their proposal idea. Winners will be announced on this web site as well as on social media channels.

Decisions of the Sponsors and Judges are final and binding.


Winners authorize un/fund to reproduce, distribute, and display the award results in connection with the un/fund Contest and promotion of the un/fund Contest, in any media including but not limited to: publication on the un/fund & un/produced websites showcasing the winners, and in exhibits and promotions related to the un/fund Contest.


By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless un/fund, from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.

Sponsors assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Contest entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms.

Sponsors are not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants' or any other persons' computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading or downloading of any materials related to this Contest.


This Contest is subject to local laws and regulations. Certain restrictions may apply. Entries void if the Sponsor determines the entry to not be an original, or if the entries are illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft.

Participants also agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules; (b) that the decisions of the Judges are final on all matters relating to the Contest; and (c) if he/she wins that Sponsor may use each winner's name, photograph, likeness, and/or voice in any publicity or advertising relating to the Contest or future promotions without compensation or approval. All local taxes, fees and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. In the event that the selected winner(s) of any prize are/is ineligible or refuses the prize, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsors, in their sole discretion, may choose whether to award the prize to another entrant.


If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsors that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual(s) who tamper with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest. If Sponsors elect to cancel or terminate the Contest, Sponsors will not retain any rights in the submitted photographs and will return the entry fees.

If your work is selected by the jury, we inform you as soon as possible. We then ask you to confirm your award acceptance.


VAT, all Dutch entries and entries within Europe (without VAT number) will be charged 21% vat. For entries within Europe with a VAT number and entries from outside Europe, no VAT will be charged.

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