b.creative Challenge 2017: Rewarding Young Creative Changemakers

Deadline: 28 April 2017

b.creative is currently inviting artists, cultural and creative entrepreneurs from all over the world to take part in the b.creative challenge 2017 with an aim to foster new ideas in an international endeavour to better handle issues like: growing poverty rates, social cohesion, access to education and digital literacy, mental and physical wellbeing, transport and people’s mobility, new food and sustainable agriculture, climate change and environmental protection.

The competition focuses on interdisciplinary and international collaborations between professionals in creative fields like: visual arts, advertising, architecture, crafts, design, fashion, film and video, gastronomy, publishing, radio and television, computer games, performing arts, with the aim to explore the potential of arts and creative entrepreneurship in fostering social and economic innovation.

Benefits

  • €3000 money award offered by KEA European Affairs
  • 3-month rent-free incubation in Shenzhen within the programme Soft Landing in China offered by Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition Space
  • 5 days incubation programme offered by Creatis Brussels, the newly established creative incubator supported by ING and KissKissBankBank.
  • The programme equally includes 4 nights accommodation
  • Participation in the Global Cultural Leadership Programme 2018 edition, organised by the Cultural Diplomacy Platform
  • 2 return tickets and accommodation to present the project at the next b.creative event which will take place in Shenzhen, China between 15 and 17 December 2017

Eligibility Criteria

  • Artists and creative entrepreneurs from all over the world, under 40 and from the specified fields are allowed to participate
  • The official language of the competition is English.
  • All applications must be submitted in English
  • Contacting any member of the jury is prohibited
  • KEA, the organiser of the competition, has the right to modify the timeline
  • Project ideas can be maximum 5 years older and they must have never been shown before in similar competitions
  • Applications which do not contain all required documents and media files and do not respect the structure will be disqualified
  • Participation implies acceptance of the rules and regulations

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit b.creative.

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