MACRO – Museo Arte Contemporanea Roma, on the occasion of the exhibit “EgosuperEgoalterEgo. Face and Body in Contemporary Art” (26/11/2015 – 08/05/2016), dedicated to self-poltraits and portraits made by great Italian and international artists (such as Franco Angeli, Sandro Chia, Francesco Clemente, Giorgio de Chirico, Stefano Di Stasio, Giosetta Fioroni, Gilbert & George, Renato Guttuso, Urs Luthi, Carlo Maria Mariani, Bruce Nauman Luigi Ontani, Luca Maria Patella, Adrian Paci, Arnulf Rainer, Mario Schifano, etc), launches through its website and social networks a contest called #MACROego. Through this campaign the museum invites everyone to send their selfies and be actively part of the exhibit, and so becoming at the same time artist and “work of art”.
All the selfies that meet the criteria listed, below sent between 10 September and 10 November 2015, it will be shown on a screen during the exhibition and the first hundred included in its catalogue.
We don’t allow photos that:
- are illegal or promote any illegal activities;
- infringe or violate another party’s intellectual property rights or privacy;
- are threatening, harassing or that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
- are clearly off topic;
- promote products, services or political organizations;
- infringe the copyright and make unauthorized use of registered trademarks.
In any case, the Assessorato Cultura e Sport, the Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali, MACRO – Museo Arte Contemporanea Roma and Zètema Progetto Cultura reserve the right not to use at their discretion unusable pictures or otherwise not in accordance with the criteria described herein.
During the last two decades, reproducing ourselves has undertaken appeal and power in the cultures of our global societies. Its fascination is partially connected to the huge diffusion of selfies that, with or without awareness, have brought the spotlight back on the contemporary face and body in our society, and as a result in contemporary art and culture. Selfies are also a main field of encounter-clash between identity strategies and indications belonging to our social, ethnic and political segment and to celebration of our Ego. We could mention the endless and draining research of unique leaders in our contemporary global societies, to a point that sometimes spoils the democratic values of our Western world.
How to participate
Send your selfie via email to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating in the text "I ACCEPT THE CONTENT OF THE #MACROego Liability waiver" and specifying your name and telephone number.
Pictures without indication of the acceptance of the Liability waiver will not be accepted.
Images should not exceed the maximum size of 2MB, 96 dpi high resolution and 1024 pixels min. on the long side.
Just one picture per person accepted.
#MACROego Liability waiver
Regarding the campaign for the collection of selfies promoted by MACRO – Museo Arte Contemporanea Roma in cooperation with Zètema Progetto Cultura srl, on the occasion of the exhibit EgosuperEgoalterEgo. Face and Body in Contemporary Art (MACRO, 26/11/2015 – 08/05/2016), and with the dispatch of my own face’s image (selfie) to the email email@example.com and with the express indication in the text of the email "I ACCEPT THE CONTENT OF THE #MACROego Liability waiver", I authorize the use of the above-mentioned image by the Assessorato Cultura e Sport, the Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali, MACRO – Museo Arte Contemporanea Roma and Zètema Progetto Cultura on the printed catalogue of the exhibition as well as on the websites and social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc) of the Museum and the reproduction of my image via video/monitor throughout the period of the exhibition at the Museum.
The use is for free and in future the undersigned won’t be able to request any economic demand, right, interest or expectation on the above-mentioned image.
With this Liability waiver Irelease the Assessorato Cultura e Sport, the Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali, MACRO – Museo Arte Contemporanea Roma and Zètema Progetto Cultura srl from any direct or indirect responsibility pertinent to contingent offense to my image, from any economic burden and from any responsibility pertinent to an improper use of the data and the image by a third party.
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Hashtag della mostra: #MACROego