2018-04-18 03:00:00Z - 2018-06-09 06:00:00Z
Shining a light on creativity made after dark
Creativity doesn’t follow a schedule. It has no clock. It won’t sleep, it never stops. In fact, the Designers Institute of New Zealand believes some of the brightest work happens after the sun sets.
“Moonlight” is an initiative to inspire the New Zealand creative community by connecting emerging and established talent through a common passion: moonlight projects.
“The brief? There is none. But that’s the whole point. See, magic happens after the hours of 9-5; for many, that’s when true creative flare ignites, sparked only by personal passion. That’s the type of work we’re looking for.
Painting, pottery, knitting, photography; we want to see whatever it is that gets you out of bed in the morning, and keeps you out of it at night. Submissions can be anything, as long as they demonstrate passion, and it happened above and beyond your course work."
Not only will Moonlighting projects be seen by a global audience of millions on Ello, but 12 students will have the exclusive opportunity to have their passion project selected for the upcoming Moonlight exhibition at Allpress Gallery in Auckland. If selected, artists will also be individually mentored by a respected industry leader, in preparation for the exhibition – where their work will be displayed alongside that of the mentors’. This is available to New Zealand students only.
For more information, please visit https://www.moonlightcreativity.co.nz
How to Enter:
Must be a student currently enrolled in an academic program in New Zealand.
Click the SUBMIT button above.
(1) A single post with up to 3 images relating to the theme
(2) A short description of your work
(3) Name of the school and course you attend
Only complete submissions will be approved.
• Exposure to a global audience of millions through Ello Artist Invite x DINZ Moonlight
• 12 students will be selected by 12 industry professionals to participate in the second phase: DINZ Moonlight Exhibition at Allpress Gallery Auckland
• These selected students will gain exposure through DINZ social media channels and PR around the exhibition
• Gain contacts and a foot in the door with established professionals within the NZ creative industries
Submissions will firstly be reviewed by DINZ Moonlight & Ello curatorial teams. Then, 12 mentors (established industry professionals) will select 1 student each to exhibit with them at Allpress Gallery. The 12 students will be announced on the Artist Invite. We're excited to see your work and get you more exposure and opportunities.
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