Imagine Tomorrow Art Competition

"Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions.”

- Primo Levi

COMPETITION BRIEF

The Durban Holocaust and Genocide Centre (DHGC) is proud to celebrate the life of Italian writer, chemist and Holocaust survivor Primo Levi . Our 2019 programme will be designed to commemorate his life and work and has also inspired the theme for this year’s Youth Creative Art Contest. Based on the quote “Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act inated by the judges.

PURPOSE OF COMPETITION

This competition is aimed to create awareness in young South Africans about the power that they hold as individuals to impact the future of South Africa. It aims to create a desire to be part of the change needed to create a more just society in which young South Africans see themselves as vital role players in preventing discrimination, sexism, racism and other forms of bigotry. This contest empowers youth to come up with solutions they feel will facilitate for growth and tolerance.

GUIDELINES FOR…

1. Creative Writing (Poetry and Short stories)
• Two poem per participant
• One short story per participant no longer than 3000 words.
• Submissions to be in English.
2. Artwork: Painting and Drawing
• Each entry must be accompanied by a description of no more than 500 words.
• Judges will assist to draw up criteria for the contest
3. Artwork: Sculptures
• Each entry must be accompanied by a description of no more than 500 words.
• Judges will assist to draw up criteria for the contest

REGULATIONS

  1. Entrants should be between the ages of 15 and 25 years when entering the competition. 15 to 19 years of age will be judged as one group and 20-25 as another.
  2. All writing pieces to be submitted via email to admin@dbnholocaust.co.za
  3. Artworks to be delivered or mailed to the Durban Holocaust and Genocide Centre at 44 KE Masinga, Durban.
  4. Only original piece will be accepted for this contest. Any work that is plagiarised will be disqualified immediately.
  5. Adherence to the topic will be taken into consideration when assessing work.
  6. Selected submissions will be exhibited at the Durban Holocaust and Genocide centre for the month of August 2019 and must be collected once the exhibition has ended.
  7. Competition closes on the 19th of July 2019 and all entrants are invited to a public event where exceptional
    entries will be awarded certificates and prizes. Date for opening event to be announced.
  8. Only entries with an entry form will be considered.
  9. Please note that the Durban Holocaust and Genocide Centre cannot accept liability for any damages to the entries.
  10. Entrants will be contacted if their work has been nominated by the judges.

COMPETITION BRIEF

The Durban Holocaust and Genocide Centre (DHGC) is proud to celebrate the life of Italian writer, chemist and Holocaust survivor Primo Levi . Our 2019 programme will be designed to commemorate his life and work and has also inspired the theme for this year’s Youth Creative Art Contest. Based on the quote “Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act inated by the judges.

PURPOSE OF COMPETITION

This competition is aimed to create awareness in young South Africans about the power that they hold as individuals to impact the future of South Africa. It aims to create a desire to be part of the change needed to create a more just society in which young South Africans see themselves as vital role players in preventing discrimination, sexism, racism and other forms of bigotry. This contest empowers youth to come up with solutions they feel will facilitate for growth and tolerance.

GUIDELINES FOR…

1. Creative Writing (Poetry and Short stories)
• Two poem per participant
• One short story per participant no longer than 3000 words.
• Submissions to be in English.
2. Artwork: Painting and Drawing
• Each entry must be accompanied by a description of no more than 500 words.
• Judges will assist to draw up criteria for the contest
3. Artwork: Sculptures
• Each entry must be accompanied by a description of no more than 500 words.
• Judges will assist to draw up criteria for the contest

REGULATIONS

  1. Entrants should be between the ages of 15 and 25 years when entering the competition. 15 to 19 years of age will be judged as one group and 20-25 as another.
  2. All writing pieces to be submitted via email to admin@dbnholocaust.co.za
  3. Artworks to be delivered or mailed to the Durban Holocaust and Genocide Centre at 44 KE Masinga, Durban.
  4. Only original piece will be accepted for this contest. Any work that is plagiarised will be disqualified immediately.
  5. Adherence to the topic will be taken into consideration when assessing work.
  6. Selected submissions will be exhibited at the Durban Holocaust and Genocide centre for the month of August 2019 and must be collected once the exhibition has ended.
  7. Competition closes on the 19th of July 2019 and all entrants are invited to a public event where exceptional
    entries will be awarded certificates and prizes. Date for opening event to be announced.
  8. Only entries with an entry form will be considered.
  9. Please note that the Durban Holocaust and Genocide Centre cannot accept liability for any damages to the entries.
  10. Entrants will be contacted if their work has been nominated by the judges.
ENTRY FORM