ICCI Creative Competition

The University of Kent’s Institute of Cultural and Creative Industries is proud to launch its first creative competition on the theme of Connection.

We want to invite young people to showcase their creativity during this extraordinary year.

What does Connection mean to you? Which connections are proving to be the most important? Connections are being maintained more than ever through technology at the moment – what impact might this have on the future? Are we discovering new connections with society, or nature? What connections would you like to be making in a year’s time?

The competition is open to all 14 – 16-year olds who live in Kent and Medway, to make something creative that expresses your response to the theme.

We are very keen to accept submissions using a range of creative media and technology.   Entrants are asked to showcase their creativity in one or more of the following areas:

  • Digital arts
  • Film
  • Animation
  • Photography
  • Music production
  • Performance (submitted as a recording)
  • Creative writing

Shortlisted entries will be exhibited at an online digital exhibition during the autumn term 2020.

Deadline for submissions: Midnight, Friday 28 August 2020

Winners to be announced: Monday 14 September 2020

How to enter: Complete this online application form

Please include a supporting statement of no more than 300 words, discussing how your work has explored the theme of Connection and what it means to you.