Climate Change-Multimedia Art Competition

Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries. 
To market Earth Day 2021 in Tanzania, Make it Matter has joined hands with The Embassy of The Netherlands and Dutch photographer Kadir Van Lohuizen’s to exhibit ‘Rising Sea Levels’ and announce the opening of a climate change challenge at The Drum. 

Climate Crisis

The Embassy of The Netherlands is calling all artists to participate in a Climate Change, Multimedia Art Competition.
The objective is for Tanzanian creatives to raise community awareness and provoke debate on the current state of climate change experienced first hand in Tanzania through their preferred art form. 
The call for creatives to participate in the competition encourages artists to apply photography, videography or fine art and sculpture to highlight issues surrounding climate change, marine pollution, industry sustainability, the importance of the world we live on and human impact.  
The deadline for submission is April 30th at The Drum and the pieces will be on view to the public at The Drum. The winner of the competition will be announced during innovation week. 
This virtual exhibition offers an alternative, innovative way of bringing the community together to consume information in a different way and unite people to think and act differently to preserve the environment in which we live. 

The Competition Guidelines

The Eco-Multimedia Art Competition is providing Tanzanian’s with a platform to voice how they view environmental issues in the world in which they live both locally and globally through their medium of choice. 
It further provides a physical and virtual platform for artists to be recognized for their craft, their role as catalysts for change and provoke thoughtful debate within the virtual community created by Africa Inside Out. 
The Eco-Multi-Media Art Competition could have the following themes for an artist to choose from;