DESIGNS FOR EUROPEAN DEMOCRACY

EXHIBITION - PANEL DISCUSSION - AWARDS CEREMONY

SMY ARTS 3rd EDITION

Designs contest

SHOW ME YOUROPE ARTS is a contest organized by the students of the Executive Master in communication and European politics at IHECS Academy in Brussels. This year, the 2017-2018 team is organizing the third edition of SMY ARTS: “Designs for European Democracy”. In this third edition, SHOW ME YOUROPE ARTS gives you the opportunity to express your creativity and convey your vision of European democracy by participating in a design competition. The objective of this contest is to make your voice heard as a citizen of the European Union by showing in an artistic way your own representation of European democracy. We invite you to express your vision and show us how the European Union can be closer to the people while it is often criticized for being an isolated bubble detached from its citizens. Join us and help us to (re)connect people with the European Union!

 

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ONE CONTEST, THREE CATEGORIES

You can choose to provide a design for any of the three categories listed below. All entries will be competing for the same prize.

A HOME FOR EUROPEAN DEMOCRACY

A building citizens can be proud of, as a future home for an EU institution. 1

AN AGORA FOR EUROPEAN DEMOCRACY

A public square that reconnects the EU institutions with its citizens. 2

A MONUMENT FOR EUROPEAN DEMOCRACY

A symbolic structure to celebrate the making of the European Union. 3

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Deadline for submission: CLOSED

Who can take part: Anyone aged 18 or over

Media of your choice: Drawings, paintings, photographs, videos, models… All media are acceptable (Entries that use more than one medium are accepted).

Criteria: Each project will be evaluated depending on its relation with the theme, its originality, its artistic value and the message it is sending.

Prizes: A first prize of 500€ for the best entry in the exhibition. A second prize of 300€. A third prize of 100€. A special prize of 100€ for the public’s favourite entry.

Date of the event: 20 March 2018.

Place of the event: Information coming soon.

Read the entire call for applications for more detailed information:

Call for applications (EN)Appel à Projets (FR)

JURY MEMBERS

Milène Guermont

Milène Guermont

Artist and engineer @sculpturephares

Jeremy Plateau

Jeremy Plateau

Architect, Partner at ICI Architects in Saint-Gilles (Brussels)

Kristiaan Borret

Kristiaan Borret

Bouwmeester – Maître architecte of Brussels Capital Region (Belgium)

Olivier Goffin

Olivier Goffin

Architect, Partner at ICI Architects in Saint-Gilles (Brussels).

Hughes Becquart

Hughes Becquart

Programme officer at the Creative Europe programme

Colette Njomgang-Fonkeu

Colette Njomgang-Fonkeu

The Echevin of culture and academies of Etterbeek - Doctor ophthalmologist

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