Curtin Urban Art Festival 2018

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WIN PRIZES

The goodies include:

• Nikon DSLRs, digital cameras
• Gift vouchers from our sponsors
• The opportunity to have your entries displayed in a public exhibition at the DIAC Week of Welcome as well as in galleries, cafes, and residences in the city!
• The winner gets to be called the 'Curtin Dubai Artist of the year' and 'Curtin Dubai Photographer of the Year'
• Be part of a month long public exhibition at Curtin University campus in Dubai!
• The winner of the graffiti competition will have their work displayed on campus with a plaque of their and their school name on it
• Uninest is giving 2 winners 6 months free rent at their residence (Ts & Cs apply)
• Certificates for winners and shortlisted participants
• The opportunity to attend a week of free workshops!


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Photography Competition 

They say that 'a picture is worth a thousand words' but that was then, today it needs to be worth a 1000 likes.

The Curtin Urban Arts Festival is all about celebrating people and creative talent regardless of age. We're hosting a photography competition titled 'UAE's Multicultural Heritage'.  All you have to do is register, capture, and submit.

If you win, we'll make you famous and declare you as Curtin Dubai's 'Photographer of the Year.' How cool is that? Our sponsors and partners will even pamper you.

Here's the low down:
- We don't care if you're a smartphone photographer or into DSLRs.
- Last day of submission is 25 February 2018. Non-negotiable!
- Shortlisted entries will be announced on 25 February 2018. Almost famous but not there yet.
- Winners will be announced on 15 March 2018. 
- Your red-carpet moment i.e. Awards evening will take place on 15 March 2018.

Know your rules: here


Rules & Regulations - Time to get serious

* Submissions deadline is 11:59pm on 25 February 2018 via email : cuartfest@curtindubai.ac.ae 
* Images should be in a suitable format for public display and print. Please submit in Jpeg and at 300dpi.
* Competition is open to all residents of the UAE. There is no age restriction for the competition.
* Entries will be judged based on the following categories: Highschool, University & individual entries.
* Up to 5 entries allowed per participant.
* Entries must be artist's original work. Photo manipulation and edits are allowed. Photos deemed inappropriate or culturally insensitive will be disqualified. If the photograph contains any elements that are not owned by the entrant, or which are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph, the entrant is responsible for securing, prior to the submission of the photograph, consent and releases necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph.
* For shortlisted and winning entries, participants grant the organisers unlimited use of the high resolution images for activities on any platforms related to the competition. This includes and is not limited to social media, the university website, promotional material, and any educational activities, without any compensation being due.
* By registering for the competition, participants understand that organisers and sponsors assume no responsibility for any claims, losses or damages arising out of their participation in the festival or any activities related to the Curtin Urban Arts Festival.
* Prizes that are in the form of Educational programs, scholarships, bursaries or workshops, are valid for the winning entries and are not transferable. Should a prize recipient not be available for the awards ceremony, they may nominate someone to collect the prize on their behalf.
* Participants found in violation of the rules and regulations may be disqualified at any point at the discretion of the organisers.


Graffiti Competition 

Be the next Banksy and leave your mark at Curtin University Dubai! We're serious about that, we'll even dedicate a 'artist of the year plaque' with your name on it. 

If you have what it takes to be a Street Artist, then conceptualise and sketch:

- Dubai & Australia 
or
- Curtin University’s reputation and history

and submit your artwork to Curtin Dubai by 25 February 2018.

Here's what you need to know:

- Winners will be declared on 27th of February.
- Save the dates to complete your masterpiece at our campus walls: 10, 17, 24, and 31 March.

Click here for the Rules.


Rules & Regulations

* Entries may be submitted in person by 6pm, or electronically by 11:59pm on 25 February 2018 by emailing cuartfest@curtindubai.ac.ae
* Entries must be sketched or illustrated in the medium of participants choice on an A3 sheet or smaller. This may be submitted electronically through a high res image of the sketch, or in person at Curtin University Dubai.
* Participants must include a small write-up explaining their artwork.
* Competition is open to all residents of the UAE. There is no age restriction for the competition.
* Entries will be judged based on the following categories: Highschool, University & General Entries.
* Up to 5 participants allowed per entry.
* Entries must be participants original work. Participants must also be able to replicate the entry on to the assigned wall at the Curtin Dubai campus. To learn more about the size of the wall, kindly visit schedule an appointment to visit campus.
* For shortlisted and winning entries, participants grant the organisers unlimited use of high resolution images for activities on any platforms related to the competition. This includes and is not limited to social media, the university website, promotional material, and any educational activities, without any compensation being due.
* In the event that the participants are not able to replicate said artwork, the organisers have the right to disqualify them and declare another team as the winner.
* By registering for the competition, participants understand that organisers and sponsors assume no responsibility for any claims, losses or damages arising out of their participation in the festival or any activities related to the Curtin Urban Arts Festival.
* Prizes that are in the form of Educational programs, scholarships, bursaries or workshops, are valid for the winning entries and are not transferable. Should a prize recipient not be available for the awards ceremony, they may nominate someone to collect the prize on their behalf.
* Participants found in violation of the rules and regulations may be disqualified at any point at the discretion of the organisers.

Workshops 

Curtin Arts Fest Workshops

Curtin Arts Fest Partners

Address:
Curtin University Dubai,
Dubai International Academic City, Block 11 - 4th Floor,
Dubai, UAE, PO Box 345031.


Contact:
Email: info@curtindubai.ac.ae                  
Phone: +971 4 245 2500