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A competition and conference encouraging high school pupils to create one world through art and creativity.
Massey University invites high school students in years 9 to 13 to enter the Create1World 2017 competition.
The competition requires you to use your creativity to create an art piece that encourages audiences to join together as a global community and solve some of the big problems we face as a planet.
Produce either a layered narrative film (3 minutes or longer) OR a researched film documentary (4 minutes or longer) that responds to ideas of creative activism and global citizenship.
Devise and perform a short drama (6 to 10 minutes) that responds to ideas of creative activism and global citizenship.
Produce a crafted and controlled piece of creative writing in the genre of either poetry or short story that responds to ideas of creative activism and global citizenship.
Compose and record an original song (1 to 3 minutes long) that responds to ideas of creative activism and global citizenship.
Use art-making conventions to produce an image or object that responds to ideas of creative activism and global citizenship.
Provide creative documentary evidence (using creative non-fiction writing, visual imagery or a multimedia output, 6 to 10 minutes) of an original social studies project you have developed (individually or in a team) that implements ideas of creative activism and global citizenship.
1. Think about how creativity can help us better understand and resolve global problems faced by humanity in the 21st century. Themes might include sustainability, peace, human rights, climate change, refugees, global inequality, international law or the responsibilities of multinational organisations.
2. Think about what it might mean to be a "global citizen". There are some research resources (including a report written by young people) on the New Zealand Centre for Global Studies website at http://nzcgs.org.nz/ but you are also encouraged to develop your own ideas about creating global unity through art.
3. Check out some of the "inspiration items" on the Create1World Facebook page.
4. Take your ideas and turn them into a creative output in one of the six categories below. Competition entries do not have to be new work. As long as they fit the criteria, entries can be from work already submitted as part of your school work, or something created in previous years. First, second and third prizes will be awarded for each category at both the Auckland and Wellington events. There is also a $250 People’s Choice Award at each event for the entry that gets the most likes on the Create1World Facebook page.
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6. Upload your submission to the Create1World Facebook page by 5pm NZST on Tuesday 2 May 2017.
7. Preliminary judging will take place following this date. A selection of submissions will be chosen as finalists and announced on Tuesday May 16, 2017. Finalists will be invited to perform/present at a showcase event as part of the Create1World Conference on either 30 June 2017 or 6 July 2017.
Create1World is a free, creative activism conference especially for high school students. Join us for lunch and amazing inspirational creative speakers.
This one-day event is aligned with NCEA achievement standards in media studies, social studies, drama, music and English. It will give you the opportunity to ask the big questions and share your ideas about the role of art and creativity in global citizenship. The day will include a range of performances, and time spent engaging with a panel of award-winning artists from all over the world. Be there when the winner of the Create1World competition, chosen by our panel of celebrity judges, is announced!
If you have any questions about the competition or the conference, please email email@example.com.
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Last updated on Wednesday 22 March 2017