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OPEN CALL: Bilbao International Art & Fashion Competition

The Spanish city of Bilbao, a fellow UNESCO City of Design, has launched an open call for fashion designers aged between 18 – 35 years old to submit work for the 6th Bilbao International Art & Fashion competition.

Participants are welcome to submit entries in the two different categories detailed below:

Category A: Clothing design

1. Participants must present sketches of 3 women’s garments. Each sketch must include at least one A3 size (42 cm x 29.7 cm) front and back. The sketch technique is open. Submissions should include a detailed description of:

a) the source of inspiration

b) its relationship with the world of art

c) its creation

2. One of the models must be presented completely finished in fabric. (Size 10/12 UK).Each participant must put a name on his/her collection.

 

Category B: Accessory design

1. Participants must present sketches of 3 women’s accessories (shoes, handbags, jewellery, hats, belts, etc.).Each sketch should be presented in A3 size (42 cm x 29.7 cm). The sketch technique is open and accessories must be presented completely finished. Each participant must put a name on his/her collection.

Submissions should include a detailed description of:

a) the source of inspiration

b) its relationship with the world of art

c) its creation

One participant may submit to both categories. Participation must be individual.

The judging panel will especially value creativity, perfection in the finish and elegance of the works presented.Winning entries from other competitions may not be submitted.

The registration period is from 1st October to 15th December 2017 and the works must be presented from 1st to 17th February 2018.The judging panel will meet to select finalists in March 2018. Participants who are finalists will be notified immediately and must send the other two sketches presented.The judging panel will select the winners of both categories in May 2018. The awards ceremony will take place in June 2018.

 

More info – http://biaaf.com/