Shimanami Kaido 10th Anniversary Proposals

The Public Appeal for Shimanami Kaido 10th Anniversary Proposals (hereinafter referred to as the Public Appeal) is being implemented as part of the Shimanami Kaido 10th Anniversary Commemorative Project. Quality proposals that will heighten awareness of the existence of the Shimanami Kaido in commemorating the 10th anniversary of its opening, and increase the appeal of the area as a whole are being sought in the form of a competition open to the public.

Category Open to Students / Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Two-Stage
Genre Rehabilitation
Country Japan
Registration Deadline 30 June 2009 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 30 June 2009 (Must be Postmarked)
Eligibility All

Jury
Toyo Ito (architect)
Ryoji Kan (Vice-chairman, Shimanami Kaido 10th Anniversary Project, Ehime
Executive Committee; Mayor of Imabari city)
Fram Kitagawa (Art director; General Director, Setouchi International Art Festival
Planning Committee)
Gwenael Nicolas (designer)
Kodue Hibino (costume artist)

Prize
Winner: JPY 1 million
Second place: JPY 300,000
Honorable mentions (2-3): JPY 50,000

Prizewinning proposals will be dealt with as basic ideas for improving the image of the Shimanami Kaido with an eye to realizing those with potential. Even if proposals are unable to be realized by the person or group proposing them, they will be adopted if they have merit as basic ideas.

Entry Fee
None

Entries
- Proposal documents (A3 horizontal. Up to 2 sheets.)
- Accompanying material (A4 vertical or horizontal. No page limit. Please attach as required.)

Submission Address
Shimanami Kaido 10th Anniversary Proposals Competition Committee Tokyo Secretariat
Art Production Department, Wacoal Art Center
5-6-23 Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062

Timetable
Preliminary judging: Mid-July Document screening
Final judging: August 31 Public presentation, announcement of results, award ceremony at Spiral Hall (Minato-ku, Tokyo)

Organizer
Shimanami Kaido 10th Anniversary Project, Ehime Executive Committee
Shimanami Kaido 10th Anniversary Proposals Competition Committee
(Planning Section, Planning and Promotion Department, Imabari City)

Official Website
http://www.shimanami-compe.jp/english/