L’Oreal Art and Science Foundation is having a neat contest range from a single work of art, a research paper, or a series of artworks or research papers that have been produced under the same subject or project. The deadline is coming soon on Wednesday 31, March, 2004, as this will test your endurance to get the project done in time for the entry. It’s worth a shot because the prize sure lookds good.

1. Awards in the “L’Oreal Art and Science of Color Prize” Our prize is presented for a particular piece of work that has successfully achieved a fresh and original meeting between science and art in color. It can be a single work of art, a research paper, or a series of artworks or research papers that have been produced under the same subject or project. Other pieces of work can be attached to the main artwork or research paper as related reference materials.

(1) Gold Prize: The Gold Prize is presented to one person or one group and carries with it an award of Euro 30,000.
(2) Silver Prize: The Silver Prize is presented to one person or one group and carries with it an award of Euro 20,000.
(3) Bronze Prize: The Bronze Prize is presented to one person or one group and carries with it an award of Euro 10,000.
All winners will be invited to the award ceremony to be held in the autumn of 2004 in Tokyo.

3. How to apply
The language is English.
Following documents have to be sent to our Foundation.

(1) Application form (10 copies)
(2) Curriculum vitae with a list of your achievements (10 copies)
Please attach a passport-sized photo of yourself to each copy.
(3) Explanation of your work (research paper or artwork)
(Within 1,500 words) (10 copies)
(4) Copies that plainly show the contents of your work [an offprint of a paper, a collection of papers, a publication(s), a photograph(s), a slide(s), a CD-ROM, and a VHS video cassette(s)] (10 copies each).

Documents related to items from (1) to (3) can be submitted via e-mail. In the case, you do not have to send them 10 copies, 1 of each is sufficient. However, you are requested to send 10 copies of materials related to (4) by mail or a delivery service.
(The receipt of a homepage address will not be accepted as a formal entry.)

Mailing address:
Ms. Watanabe
L’Oreal Art and Science Foundation
5-5, Tokodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 300-2635 Japan
Tel +81-29-847-7983: Fax +81-29-847-7985
e-mail: lasf@gol.com

  • Work submitted will not be returned.
  • L’Oreal Art and Science Foundation reserves the right to use prizewinning work as part of its PR activities related to this Prize.

4. Selection
The International Screening Committee will complete its selection by September 2004.

Contact :
Ms. Watanabe
L’Oreal Art and Science Foundation
5-5, Tokodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 300-2635 Japan
Tel +81-29-847-7983: Fax +81-29-847-7985