VISUAL STORYTELLING CONTEST

Solidarity, Care and Compassion in the Age of Social Distancing 

The Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has been reshaping how we think, act, live, work, interact, share, socialize, travel, and stay healthy.


We invite you to share your hopes, visions and possibilities for a post-Covid world through short illustrated stories that imagine a future where people can:

THEMES

Behaviour I Habit
Health I Hygiene
Urban I Rural
Public I Private

Fear I Information
Mobility | Access
Productivity I Growth
Environment I Planet
Compassion I Courage

SUPPORTED BY

AN INITIATIVE BY OLIVE RIDLEY COLLECTIVE

ELIGIBILITY:

Entry is free and open to all Indians residing in India and abroad. Teams or individuals may enter. Terms and conditions apply.


TO ENTER:

Submit your entry as a visual narrative. Choose between 1 and 10 panels to illustrate your story. If you have text, it may be in English or Hindi. Entries accepted as a single file (JPEG or PDF format) on this website.

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE:

Sunday, 12 July 2020, 23.59h (11:59 pm) IST. Winner announcement on www.karunastories.org on Friday, 8 August, 2020.

PRIZES:

1st Prize: INR 50,000 • 2nd Prize: INR 30,000 • 3rd Prize: INR 20,000
Once selected, Winners will have the opportunity to interact with accomplished professionals from relevant disciplines to develop a new body of work comprising three (3) different stories. Winners will be free to choose their formats based on their interactions and design evolution. 50% of the prize money will be given after the Winners are announced. After interaction with mentor/s, the remaining 50% will be disbursed upon submission of the additional set of three (3) new stories. Guidelines.

PARTICIPATE in a changing society without feeling out-of-place, intimidated or overwhelmed

IMAGINE new social realities without compromising liberty, equality, dignity, and empathy for all

NURTURE critical thinking to prevent us from walking into a dystopian future where we are duped into reactionary or reductive choices

CREATE a safe, sensitive, robust world where health and economy can meet the unforeseen with grace and collective wisdom

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