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FRIENDSWITHYOU

Judge's Choice

  • $500

Here is your chance to re-interpret official assets for fine art collaborative FRIENDSWITHYOU.  Download the asset files and submit your own unique take on this creative duo, or use the general theme of "Magic, Luck, and Friendship."  Please follow the BYVM Rules, Guidelines, and enter now for your chance to win $500!

The winning designs in this contest will be the ones that offer the most innovative take on a well-known brand, as decided by BYVM users and each contest’s judging panel. You’ll start with whatever brand assets are provided, but from there you’ve got a blank canvas. Can you make us look at an iconic brand in a completely new way?  Let’s see what you’ve got.  This contest is open worldwide.  You can choose any of the images to play with, or use them all together.  Your choice !  

The Judge

An image of FRIENDSWITHYOU

FRIENDSWITHYOU

Miami, FL

FriendsWithYou is the fine art collaborative of Samuel Borkson and Arturo Sandoval III, working collectively since 2002 with the sole purpose of spreading the positive message of Magic, Luck, and Friendship™. As artists working in a variety of mediums, including paintings, sculpture, large-scale experiential installations, public playgrounds, published works and live performances, FriendsWithYou’s mission is to affect world culture by cultivating special moments of spiritual awareness and powerful, joyous interaction.

Forging their own brand of post pop visual language a la Murakami, Arturo Herrera and Yayoi Kusama, FWY take a spiritual and serene approach to form and figure. Their reductive and simplified use of geo¬metric abstraction always contains a whimsical touch. Taking Bourriaud’s Relational Aesthetics to heart and hand, the artists make art of the post-Internet era. Alongside the body of works of Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami and Damien Hirst, FriendsWithYou is a new breed of artist, actively generating culture beyond the traditional art boundaries and reshaping the current contemporary art scene. 

Contest Timeline

Contest Begins
October 18th, 2012 at 12:01am

Entries Accepted Until
November 5th, 2012 at 11:59pm

Community Critiques
From 12:01am on November 6th, 2012 to November 20th, 2012 at 11:59pm

Judges Deliberate
Starting November 21st, 2012

Winners Announced
Shortly after November 27th, 2012

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