Gathering of Art & Mind 2019
Original Art, Speech, Song, and Video Contest, Bridgeport, CT, USA
Note: This year's contest will take place at 10AM on Easter Sunday, April 21st. Location TBD. Please save the date!
Guidelines for Entries
Entries must address the topic: Hyojeong or Filial Heart
Definition of Filial Piety: A Confucianist term meaning the important virtue and primary duty of respect, obedience, and care for one's parents and elders.
Prompts to consider:
How do you experience love for your family and lineage?
What does filial piety look like to you in your life?
All ages and skill levels are welcome to submit entries. Judging will be based on age appropriate skill level.
Art pieces need to be in hand and Songs/ Speeches delivered at the time of judging.
Speech / Song Guidelines
Time limit: 4-5 minutes max
Topic should be clearly described
Speech should be memorized; Spoken entries should include a hard copy of the text
Judged on content / organization, delivery, and conviction / enthusiasm for your topic
All mediums accepted: 2D (Painting, illustration, mixed media, photography), 3D (sculpture), performance piece.
Artist statement needs to be included with the piece (the story behind the artwork).
Judged on presence of sincerity and thought; success of technique and choice of medium to communicate creator's intentions, representation of chosen theme and how well it is conveyed
Entries should be sent as a downloadable link included in email.
Time limit: Maximum 3 minutes in length
Topic should be clearly portrayed for the audience
Judged on overall content and video technique
Entries should be submitted no later than Sunday, April 14th, 2019 via email to GatheringofArtandMind@gmail.com and/ or in person to Pastor Mika Deshotel (firstname.lastname@example.org).