BASF Design Competition 2016

BASF Design Competition is now calling for entries worldwide for its 2016 edition. This year there is a new direction: ” Design it. Love it. Live it. ”

This year’s theme has been influenced by the social impacts of urbanisation which affects our lifestyle – in the homes we live in, the cars we drive, the furniture we own, and the sports we engage in. The question to be answered is what role can design and innovation play to ensure that we are prepared and equipped for this social adaptation?

Submissions can range from consumer items ( furniture, footwear, apparel, etc ) to industrial products ( medical devices, construction equipment, etc ) or any object that can help societies realise their aspiration of healthier, smarter and sustainable living.

Applicants are encouraged to submit innovative designs and unique interpretations that are true to the essence of the theme. You will have to submit ideas using at least one BASF material featured in the material kit.

Submissions must be original work and not previously published or submitted to other competitions internationally. The ownership and copyright of all entry materials submitted remains with their respective entrants.

There is no entry fee . Eligibility Open to anyone worldwide. Prize The top 3 winners of the competition will receive:

• Grand Prize: A trip to visit designfabrik in Germany and a cash prize of RMB$20,000 ( approx. 3,050 USD )
• Second Prize: Cash prize of RMB$10,000 ( approx. 1,520 USD )
• Third Prize: Cash prize of RMB$5,000 ( approx. 760 USD )

Winners will be announced in September 2016 .

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Amnesty International Media Awards 2016

Journalists have always played a vital part in uncovering abuses and corruption around the world. That is why Amnesty International honours and recognises the courageous work they do, and the serious risks they take with its Media Awards .

Now in its 25th year, the Awards recognise excellence in human rights reporting and acknowledge journalism’s significant contribution to public awareness of human rights issues.

There are nine categories:

• News
• Features
• TV News
• Radio
• Documentary
• Multimedia
• Photojournalism
• Nations and Regions
• The Gaby Rado Award for Best New Journalist

The Gaby Rado Award is for journalists who have covered human rights stories for less than five years. This award was established with the help of the family, friends and colleagues of the journalist Gaby Rado , who died in Iraq in 2003 .

There is a reduced entry fee for entries received before midnight on July 1st . Eligibility Entries must have been published or broadcast for the first time in the UK between 1 August 2015 and 31 July 2016 . Prize The winners of the Media Awards will be announced at a ceremony at London’s BFI on November 11, 2016 . Winners will be announced in all official categories.

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The Aesthetica Art Prize Competition 2016

The Aesthetica Art Prize is an annual award, now in its ninth year, given by the international art and culture publication Aesthetica Magazine . Distinguished by its dynamic content, merging compelling critical debate and stunning images, Aesthetica engages with all aspects of visual art and culture with a readership of over 180,000 worldwide.

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The Lumen Prize Exhibition Call for Entries 2016

Now in its fifth year, the Lumen Prize Exhibition celebrates the very best art created digitally by artists around the world. Its goal is to celebrate the power and potential of this exciting genre through an annual competition and global tour of works selected by an eminent panel of judges.

Artists may submit works created, at least in part, on tablets , digital cameras , smartphones or computers.

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Hiii Photography 2016 International Competition

Hiiibrand is an online platform to exchange creative ideas and practices open to all creative people and teams. Within this platform Hiiibrand organises many call for entries and it has now announced the 2016 edition of the Hiii Photography International Competition .

There are two categories:

• Color
• Mono

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