THE BEST OF MANCHESTER AWARDS 08 – Fashion award now open for entries

The Best of Manchester is back. The annual competition that celebrates innovation in art, music and fashion is now open for entries.

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Organised by Urbis, led by Peter Saville and judged by a panel of industry experts, the Best of Manchester spotlights the work of Manchester`s creative professionals. There is no age limit, no hype and no rules: just the best creative thinking by the best creatives working in Manchester today.

Anyone working in music, art and fashion – and who lives or works in Manchester – can enter. The prize? The chance to have work judged by a panel of industry experts, long-term professional development, a one-off cash prize and an exclusive exhibition at Urbis.

Last year`s Best of Manchester celebrated the kind of cutting-edge creativity for which Manchester has long been renowned, from a musical based on the life of Jackson Pollock to Art Deco-inspired commercial design. The three categories – music, art and fashion – are deliberately broad, with judges looking for entries that blur boundaries, mix disciplines and demonstrate real creative innovation.

How to enter
Find out more and enter online at www.urbis.org.uk/thebestofmanchester and
http://bestofmanchester.wordpress.com

Deadline for entries: 30 June
Exhibition at Urbis: 8 August – 28 September

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