Application

Important dates:

Application Opens - 9th July 2021
Last Date for submission of application - 9th August 2021
Interview Dates- 20th – 31st August 2021
Final Results communicated to selected participants– Mid September 2021

Who are we looking for?

This exhibit invites applications from women ONLY. All women in science, working as - scientists, researchers, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, engineers, architects, or in any other STEM areas (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), from around the world, and from all ages, who wish to showcase their artwork about the pandemic at an international exhibition are invited to apply.

What are we looking for?

The exhibition is open to all kinds of artwork related to the pandemic, whether digital or physical, such as paintings or other artistic images, photographs, sculptures, posters or any other diverse, innovative and original artworks. If the art is of a non-digital format, photographs of the artwork can be submitted as part of the application.

When and where?

The call for application is open from  9th July 2021 to 9th August 2021 and the virtual exhibition will take place on the occasion of UNESCO’s  41st General Conference in November 2021, in which representatives of 193 countries will be present.

Do I need to be present at the exhibit?

Please note that since this is a virtual exhibition, the selected artists and their works will be presented online only. However, pending on how the sanitary situation will evolve, a limited physical exhibition may be organized. Select artists may be requested to participate in a virtual Q&A session during the 41st Session of UNESCO’s General Conference in November 2021.

What format of artwork can be submitted?

Each artwork should be submitted as a low-resolution image in JPG format, which must be no more than 10 MB in size. If selected, artworks with higher resolution will be requested for submission.

Can I submit multiple artworks?

Each applicant can submit a maximum number of five entries.

What happens after submission of the application?

After receiving all the applications, the entries will be examined by a UNESCO-led panel of international experts, who will select the best entries. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to submit high-resolution images of their work and will undergo a round of interviews where they will be given the opportunity to better present their artworks, inspiration, and creation. Selected artists will be requested to sign a copyrights permission form. The artworks of 20 finalists will be selected to be part of the ‘Creative Resilience – Art by Women in Science’ art exhibit. Selected artists will be contacted at the end of August 2021. Final results will be known/communicated by mid-September.

Who should I contact for further information?

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us

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