The 4th International Co-Creative Design Competition 2014

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The Ministry of Knowledge Economy (KME) and Korea Institute of Design Promotions (KIDP) cordially invite you to participate in the 4th International Co-Creative Design Competition. This competition is held to foster exploring future values through co-creative (multidisciplinary) approach, and to promote exploring designs that create social innovations and sustainable lifestyles. Through co-creative project between various disciplines, it is hoped to increase opportunities for creative design innovations & entrepreneurship and to enrich value of design centered multidisciplinary education & study. 

Theme

Safety and Security

Maslow’s theory defines the hierarchy of human needs by the following terms: Physiological needs, Safety, Sense of Belonging and Love, Self Esteem, Self-Actualization. Physical Safety is the second basic need of human. However it is not fully guaranteed to the people today. This society is becoming more dangerous with dreadful crimes and risk ignorance. Moreover, the big issues of this year are leakage of private information and the ferry disaster that simply shows our safety situations still in trouble. This year, the 4th CCDC seeks for design ideas that provide solutions for needs of safety as well as physical and emotional security 

Schedule

1. Registration :JUN.01.2014(Sun) - OCT.13.2014(Mon)
2. Design Submission : OCT.01.2014(Wed) - OCT.13.2014(Mon)
3. The First Judge : OCT.14.2014(Tue)
4. 2
nd Presentation & Mentoring: OCT.17.2014(Fri)
5. Final Judge : OCT.31.2014(Fri)
6. Award & Exhibition Opening : OCT.31.2014(Fri)
*Foreigners presentation should be submitted in video format. 

1. Registration Instruction 

- Application Template can be downloaded from CCDC’’s homepage. (http://www.ccdc.co.kr)

- Application fill-out includes title, team member information and name of guiding professor

- Registration is completed only after paying fees -

Accounts Information

NH Bank (NongHyub Bank)

/ Shift Code : NACFKRSE

/ Branch Name : Seoul National University / 301-0102-0936-71

/ (Seoul National University ICD) 

2. Design Submission Guideline 

- Domestic applicants should turn in printed panel, digital and description.
- International applicants may submit only digital image and design description.

Print Template

- One to three A1 size panel on 5mm thick white foam-board
- Panel should include; design purpose, concept description, image of final design - Posts must arrive BEFORE the submission deadline. Postal Address is:

International Co-Creative Design Competition Committee Department of Craft& Design,

#49-101

GwanAk-gu, GwanAk-ro, 599, Seoul National University Republic of Korea, Seoul

Zip Code. 151-742

Digital Template

- Digital image must be over 300dpi in jpg or PDF format. - To ccdcmanager@gmail.com

Design Description

- Document should be submitted in pdf format. The document should be no longer than 5 pages.

- The document should include; design purpose, design research summary, multidisciplinary activities, technological implementation plan, design concept and design image.

- To ccdcmanager@gmail.com 

Prizes

Gold medal - 1 team

Prize - Award + 5,000 $/team

Award will be given by the Korea Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP)

Silver medal - 1 team

Prize - Award + 3,000 $/team

Bronze medal - 2 teams

Award + 1,000 $/team

Finalist - 16 teams

Prize - Achievement Award

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'Sense of the City: London' free creative event

'Sense of the City: London' is a toolkit composed of a set of design activities; it will enable people to map their own perception of the location through experiential activities utilising the senses.

The event will take place on 15th and 18th of September 2014 and there are two sessions per day. Each participant will be given an activity pack which includes various tools for exploring, and a series of activities to help them draw out their thoughts, ideas and experiences. Participants will create their own 3D map of the location which incorporates elements of their findings from the activity. The session will be led by designer Melody Vaughan.

Melody Vaughan is a designer/maker specialising in ceramics and metal. Her work explores the relationships that exist between viewer, object and location, especially in urban environments. She aims to find ways to help people to connect to what is around them, to offer unusual perspectives and viewpoints.

This event is for free and suitable for individuals aged over 18. Local communities as well as people from a wide range of backgrounds are very welcome.

 To book the event, choose one session and email at senseofthecitylondon@gmail.com with date & time, your name and contact details (email address & phone number). 

 For more details of the event & activities, please visit senseofthecitylondon.wordpress.com.

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Sell Your Work with Made in Arts London: deadline 17 August

Made in Arts London is an enterprise from the Students’ Union that sells current student and recent graduate art and design. If you are a current student or recent graduate from any of our six colleges, you are welcome to submit your work to be considered by our selection panel.

In order to get more info on submission guidelines and download a submission form you can go an MiAL website or for even more info please email Rosa Harvest.

The deadline for this round of submissions is 17th August so get cracking!

Image is Line Man by Miranda Sofroniou

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Xhibit is the Students’ Union annual juried exhibition of UAL student work. Xhibit2014 was the 17th edition of the exhibition, with 17 students from across UAL’s six colleges and various disciplines exhibited in Art Bermondsey from 28th February to 3rd March.

Xhibit2014 artists and designers:

Marta Barina / Nicholas Cheeseman / Marcus Drinkwater / Jo Gifford / Leonora Gray / Frederikke Houman / David Icko / Grace Langley / José Rafael Cordeiro Mendes / Zaynab Omotoyosi Odunsi / Maren Reese / Monika Schodowska / Lea Sednaoui / Chiara Sgatti / Konstantina Touli / Nicole Weisz / Abay Zhumagulov

Xhibit2014 supporters:

Made in Arts London Tatty Devine Drink Shop & Do Wagamama The Art Insider Harmonic Capital Partners by SUARTS UAL

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Calling all artists for an exhibition at Dirty Coffee Shoreditch.

Calling all artists for an exhibition at Dirty Coffee Shoreditch.

Dirty Coffee will be hosting Staying Live at DC, a monthly event with live music and the introduction of emerging artists, followed by a month long exhibition within the Café.

The opportunity will involve an initial launch event on the second Saturday of every month, introducing your work with live music, this will be followed by a month long exhibition showcasing your work to the Shoreditch community. 

A new independent café in the heart of the artistic hub of Shoreditch. Dirty Coffee is excited to offer artists the opportunity to exhibit in a fantastic venue in London, surrounded by professional and exciting galleries! We’re offering a platform for individual artists to showcase work.

Application

Artforms considered are; painting, sculpture, installation, fashion, photography and printmaking. We are looking for contemporary work from emerging and established artists.

Submit up to a maximum of three images of one or more works, Max size 1MB per image. Please include the title/date/size/medium and a brief explanation of what your work involves and provokes.

Application is free, Dirty Coffee will charge 20% commission of any sales made in-store during the exhibition period.  The 20% commission covers the following:

·         Exhibition space within Dirty Coffee for 1 calendar month

·         Use of Dirty Coffee for the launch event

·         Promotion of your work and website/social media within Dirty Coffee

·         Provision of payment facilities for any pieces sold in-store

 

We will also expect collaboration in promoting the event, for the interest of both parties.

Please contact: hello@dirtycoffee.co.uk

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What I See short film competition

Fancy making a short film about inspiring women to inspire a generation of young women and MAYBE WIN CASH?!! Deadline for entries is 1st October, read on and submit

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Sony World Photography Awards 2015

The 8th annual Sony World Photography Awards is now open for entry! This major photography competition receives hundreds of thousands of entries from all over the world and provides massive exposure (pun totally intended) to those who are shortlisted and exhibited. You can enter in a range of categories such as Open (for amateur photographers) Professional and Youth (for those aged 19 and under). Deadlines for entries differ slightly depending on the category you’re entering, but all are early January 2015.

There’s a delicious cash prize up for grabs along with the chance to be exhibited alongside the world’s greatest contemporary photographers so it’s well worth considering if photography’s your bag. Are you thinking, “but with so many entries from all over the world, they’ll hardly choose my work…”? Well stop!! This year’s Awards saw UAL Foundation student Anastasia Zhetvina win the Culture Category in the Youth Photographer of the Year Award for the photo below. THAT COULD TOTALLY BE YOU NEXT YEAR, SO GET SUBMITTING!!

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Become a Cass Art Student Ambassador

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Cass Art is looking for 1st and 2nd year art and design students to participate in the Student Ambassador 2014 programme. If you take part, you will volunteer your time to represent Cass Art at UAL promoting our student discount, exclusive events, ticket offers and new product launches. You will also have the opportunity to guest write for the Cass Art blog. In return Cass Art will support you with an exciting training trip to London, goodies sent to you throughout the year and a Student Ambassador Art Show in London in Summer 2015.

Sound like something you’re into? Read more and apply by midnight on 3rd August to be in with a chance to take part.

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Last chance to take part in our RA Late!

We are teaming up once again with the Royal Academy to create a UAL-tastic Friday Late event in October, this time celebrating the photographic work of Dennis Hopper. Some UAL students have already gotten in their submissions for workshops, installations and happenings, but we’d like a few more of you to take part. This is a great opportunity to showcase your work, engage with a wider audience and GET PAID to work with the Royal Academy! (hello, CV highlight…) In particular, we’re looking for photographers, filmmakers and performers to get involved. Submit by the end of the week, here’s some info:

Photo fans, create a photographic workshop:

We’re looking for a photographer to create and lead an interactive workshop inspired by the Dennis Hopper photography exhibition to take place throughout the RA Late event.

The workshop should be hands on and actively take participants through a process that engages with photography and/or photographic imagery. It should include some kind of physical ‘take-away’ element at the end and be able to accommodate a minimum of 10 people at a time.

The workshop should be inspired by black and white photography or images, and engage with the spirit and style of the 60s. Concepts to think about include: documentary photography, 60s fashion and music, film icons, pop art, hippy culture, urban landscape, Easy Rider, American culture and the Civil Rights Movement.

Filmmakers, show your work:

We’re looking for original short films to be exhibited in a dedicated screening room during the RA Late event.  

The brief for the content of the films is open, but they must be black and white and no more than 3 minutes long.

Performers, express yourselves!

The radical social changes that occurred in the 60s led to the performance art movement. ‘Happenings’ was the term art critics gave to ad-hoc performances or time-based events.

As part of the RA Late event we’re going to be staging a series of ‘Happenings’ throughout the galleries and are looking for stand-out performances of all disciplines.

These ‘happenings’ could be music, monologues, poetry, performance art, your manifesto, a chance to get on the soap-box, a pitch, a demonstration, a conversation or interview, a dance or a 30min silent meditation.

They can be performed on your own or in small groups, and include your own props. When submitting your ideas please tell us how long you envisage your performance lasting.

Submit your proposal by midnight on Sunday 27 July!

Picture above: Dennis Hopper, Andy Warhol, Henry Geldzahler, David Hockney and Jeff Goodman, 1963, Photograph, 17.25 x 24.74 cm. The Hopper Art Trust, © Dennis Hopper, courtesy The Hopper Art Trust.

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RA 60s Late: call for submissions

Photographers, Filmmakers and Performers needed for creative project with the Royal Academy of Arts.

To continue our partnership with the RA, we will be holding a Sixties Late Night event on Saturday 11th October 2014 during the RA’s exhibition of over 400 documentary photographs by 60s icon Dennis Hopper.

The night will include interactive activities and workshops that will be curated and run solely by UAL students.

We are looking for students working with film, photography and performance to help bring the exhibition, and the spirit of the 60s to life!

Read our project briefs over on suarts.org and apply to participate by midnight, 27th July. For more information, contact our Events & Exhibitions Coordinator Gavin Ramsey.

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Submit to Shinebright Studio!

SUARTS is partnering with glacéau vitaminwater to offer you a week in the Shinebright Studio this August. The Shinebright Studio is a new space motivating the creative community to be their best, located at the highly regarded Old Truman Brewery - a hub of creative businesses, people and ways of life. Shinebright studios follows on from glacéau vitaminwater shinebright last year, which saw the launch of the brand’s platform for helping emerging creative talents.

We are seeking proposals to showcase, exhibit, stage an event – however you can show your best work. Whether you are a visual artist, designer, photographer or a performer we want to give you the opportunity to showcase your work in a top London venue. Read the details and submit your proposal over on suarts.org by midnight on Sunday 29 June!

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Germany Divided Winner

Recently we ran a competition with our friends at the British Museum to have a UAL student create their Facebook cover page, inspired by their current Germany Divided exhibition. The winner was Zerlyna Merilla Gunanta who’s studying Applied Imagination in the Creative Industries at CSM. Visit the British Museum’s Facebook page to see her work in place this week, as well as a photo album of all the entries. Below is Zerlyna with exhibition curator Stephen Coppel on her special tour of the show. Well done Zerlyna!

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We hosted a pop-up exhibition of four final year collections from London College of Fashion. Held in Whiteley’s of Bayswater last weekend, designers Danielle Nilsson, Amaan Nazir Tak, Simon Peters and Emily Carter showed their innovative work to family, friends, bloggers, stylists and passers-by. You can see more of their work over on our Facebook page.

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