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DEADLINE 28 June - UN-HABITAT: Urban Arts & Design Youth Competition, “My Vision of an Ideal City”

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Post by salem on Tue 14 Jun 2011, 18:11

UN-HABITAT: Urban Arts & Design Youth Competition
“My Vision of an Ideal City”


As part of its policy to engage young people in promoting socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities, UN-HABITAT is inviting youth worldwide to submit original artworks, digital designs and imagery envisioning their future cities. The artistic artworks will be under the theme “My Vision of an Ideal City”.

The International Urban Arts and Design Competition acknowledges and celebrates the contribution of visual arts and designs in sustainable urban development. The competition will showcase the diversity of future cities as envisioned by young people.

Who can take part in this competition?
The Competition is open to youth from around the world under two categories:
Category 1 is open to individuals aged 15-24
Category 2 is open to individuals aged 25-34

The award:
- Four winners, two from the global north and two from the global south, will be awarded a cash prize of USD 500 each
- Eight runners-up will be presented with a USD250 cash prize each

The winners and runners-up will also receive UN-HABITAT gift items and their works will be featured online on the UN-HABITAT website, the Global Youth Helpdesk and the Urban Gateway. The winning entries will also be displayed at exhibitions during UN-HABITAT’s events.

Timeline
- 11 May 2011 International Urban Arts and Design Competition Opens
- 28 June 2011 Closing date for submissions
- July 2011 Winners and runners-up shortlisted and requested to submit originals of their works
- 12 August 2011 Winners announced on International Youth Day

Find out more at UN-HABITAT Competition website

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