Art Prize: Impacts and effects of Refugee Treatment

UniMelb LogoThe Comparative Network on Refugee Externalisation (CONREP) is now seeking submissions for the Creative and Innovative Work Prize. This award recognises creative and innovative work in the area of asylum and migration externalisation by an amateur or emerging artist under the age of 30 years. Submissions to this award close on August 6th.


The Comparative Network on Refugee Externalisation (CONREP) is now seeking submissions for the Creative and Innovative Work Prize. This award recognises creative and innovative work in the area of asylum and migration externalisation by an amateur or emerging artist under the age of 30 years.

CONREP researches the impact and effects of refugee externalisation practised by Australia, the EU and its member states (Please see our website for further information regarding the CONREP Network). Entries for this prize must relate to at least one of CONREP’s five core themes:

1. Governance: the implications of externalisation policies adopted by state and non-state actors at different levels of governance;
2. Legitimacy: the impact of externalisation policies on the legitimacy of states and regional bodies;
3. Responsibility: the effects of the exercise and the delegation of legal and political responsibility on refugees affected by externalisation;
4. Democracy: how externalisation limits the exposure of these practices to the scrutiny of regional and domestic democratic institutions;
5. Human rights: the impact of externalisation policies on access to human rights protections for refugees and asylum seekers.

The prize is valued at €1,000 EUR ($1,500 AUD). The prize will be awarded at the CONREP’s final showcase event (anticipated in October 2021). The prize winner will be given the opportunity to present their creative work at this final event.

SUBMISSION and OUTCOME

Submission deadline: 6 August 2021
Notification of outcome: 10 September 2021
For further information, contact: Tamara Tubakovic

Eligibility Criteria:

  • This award is open to amateur or emerging artists under the age of 30 years.
  • The application and creative work must be in English. Examples of creative and innovative work include but are not limited to:
  • Photographic art;
  • Art installation;
  • Fine Artwork piece: for example sculpture, paintings, sketches
  • Recorded performance;
  • Creative written piece;
  • Lyrical music piece;
  • Short films and documentaries

Submission Process:

Applicants are to submit the following documents to CONREP (con-rep@unimelb.edu.au) with the subject heading title: ‘Submission for the CONREP Creative and Innovative Work Prize (Name of Applicant)’ by Friday 6 August 2021

(late entries will not be accepted).

1. A brief description of your professional and/or personal experiences, studies or research in the field of refugees, borders, frontiers, migration or human rights in the last 5 years (max 2 pages);
2. The title and short description of the creative/innovative work and how it fits with CONREP objectives and themes (max 1 page);
3. Curriculum Vitae (2 pages); 4. A copy of the creative/innovative work.
Please ensure that each of the document file names are clear with your full name stated in the title.

Evaluation Criteria:

The entry will be assessed according to the following criteria:

1. Quality, originality and excellence of the creative and innovative work;
2. Relevance to CONREP’s objectives and core themes of the proposed publication;
3. Candidate profile (quality of the candidate’s curriculum vitae and professional/personal experience, research or studies related to the award).

The prize winners will be selected by a committee composed of one member from each CONREP partner university. The CONREP Selection Committee reserves the right not to award prizes. Applicants will be informed of the outcome by 10 September 2021.

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This award is open to amateur or emerging artists under the age of 30 years. The award examines impact and effects of refugee externalisation practiced by Australia, the EU and its member states.

 


 

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