The Future of Money Award challenges Designers and Artists to create a new origin story surrounding a monetary artefact or theory. The Future of Money Award is looking for monetary origin stories that challenge the way we think about the nature of money. Therefore all current or past monetary artefacts can be used as a starting point. For example, gold and silver, coins, paper notes, credit cards, binary code, NFC (Near Field Communication), Chip and Pin, Bitcoin, big stone blocks and everything in between.
The competition will run in two phases.
FIRST PHASE – Initial Idea
Please submit an overview of your initial concept. Preferred format = PDF. Maximum 3 pages communicating the concept and examples of previous work (website or PDF).
Deadline for submission 1st March 2016
Send entries to email@example.com
SECOND PHASE – Project Development
Shortlisted entrants will receive £500 each to develop their idea and produce a short video. The videos and concepts will be presented at Consult Hyperion’s ‘Tomorrows Transactions forum,’ which takes place on the 20th – 21st April 2016.
The top three entrants will have the opportunity to present their concepts at the Tomorrows Transaction forum to an audience of financial experts and industry leaders.
£500 each for project development.
1st prize – £750
Winners and shortlisted entries will also be uploaded to the Future of Money archive.
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