Cultural Innovation International Prize: Call for Entries

The second edition of the Cultural Innovation International Prize convened by CCCB is open for entries. This year's Prize encourages projects that offer imaginative and effective solutions to climate change.

Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, CCCBLab, has launched the 2nd Cultural Innovation Prize on the theme of climate change.

For 2016-2017 CCCB will host a programme of activities, talks and a major exhibition, After the End of the World, with the aim of addressing one of the biggest challenges facing humankind.

Proposals are invited from now until January 2017 for innovative cultural projects that raise awareness about climate change, they must empower and involve society actively in the global commitment to environmental responsibility.

The panel are seeking ideas that explore links between art, science, humanities and technology, as well as informative and educational formats that involve educators, children, young people and families or citizen-led innovation such as new tools, platforms and programmes for collective participation and the design of ideas for social transformation.

Alison Tickell, Julie's Bicycle CEO will be joining the international judging panel alongside Laura Faye Tenenbaum, science communicator at the NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Lucy Wood, director of Cape Farewell, Jose Luís de Vicente, curator of the CCCB’s upcoming exhibition After the End of the World (2017) and Juan Insua, director of the CCCBLab.

The winning proposal will receive 20,000 euros and if required access to space at Beta Station, a laboratory space adjoining the Centre’s galleries. 

The winning project will also be featured within the programme for the exhibition After the End of the World opening October 2017.

The prize is open for applications, you can register and submit projects until 31st January 2017.

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