The 3rd place of Designers’ Nest contest in Copenhagen was given to Maija Mero from Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Finland. The jury was specially impressed by “the designer’s technical skills and high level of craftsmanship, and found that there was a fine balance of artistic and commercial interest.” Maija is influenced by different cultural mixes and she would love Beyonce to wear her cross-cultural collections.
13 September 2016
The festival is taking place 14-18 September at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
NEU NOW is open to arts students in their final year of study and recent graduates (within one year of graduation) of Higher Arts Education Institutions across Europe and beyond, which are ELIA members, ELIA associate members or ELIA non-European members.
The call for entry to this competition is also open to members of the following partner networks:
- AEC – Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen
- CILECT – The International Association of Film and Television Schools
- Cumulus – International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media
15 August 2016
Climathon is a global 24-hour climate change event organized by Climate-KIC, which will take place simultaneously in major cities around the world. Each city has its own local climate challenge reflecting what impacts their urban life most.
Climate change, in terms of air quality, affects every resident’s life and health from all aspects. However, each individual resident in the city from various sectors can contribute to climate change in different ways. City needs us. All together we can make a change. Please read more in the pdf:
6 April 2016
The Bergen Academy of Art and Design is hosting a competition in constructing spatial structures in wood. The event takes place 9-13 May, 2016.
Please note the new registration deadline: 14 April; sketches deadline: 21 April.
More information on
2 December 2015
Cumulus Members are welcome to participate!
September 2016, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Deadline for nominations: February 8, 2016
The European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA) is pleased to announce the call for artistic projects for the 8th NEU NOW Festival taking place mid to late September 2016 (dates to be confirmed shortly) at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
27 November 2015
Organized by Shandong University of Art & Design, China
Entries by December 10, 2015
2015 China International Design Biennial for University Students will be started in December 2015 in Jinan city of Shandong province, China. China International Design Biennial for University Students is dedicated to establishing a platform for the world’s university students to show their creative ideas and designs as well as exchange their opinions and thoughts.