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"Art is not what you see, it's what you make others see" - Degas

What do you see when you think about the future or about sustainable communities? Show us in the #cei2021 art competition! Send us one piece of original art that depicts your dream, hope or vision for your sustainable community in the future! It can be a photograph, digital art, a painting or drawing, something you made out of waste... use your imagination!

 

Deadline is 15.00 GMT/BST (Irish time) July 1st. Send your submission to our email (alumnicei0000@gmail.com) or via our social media!

Art competition entries can be found below and voting is now OPEN!

You will be able to vote on your favourite here from July 1st-8th.

8. Maggot for Community

8. Maggot for Community

Artist: Maahirah (Indonesia) This digital painting stories using maggot as a waste decomposer can bring people to good progress for nature. With animals such as poultry and fish have sufficient nutrition, which is good for human health. And has economic value.

1. Mother Nature

1. Mother Nature

Artist: Shristi (India) Through my art l have tried to present The nature in the form of 'Mother' who is nourishing, cherishing , taking care and showering love upon all her children , be it animals , human beings , insects, fishes or birds. Like a Protecting Mother the nature is fighting against all the odds like pollution , harmful viruses , UV rays and other destructing elements and protecting all the life forms on the earth with her shielding magical layer

2. Nature at its Most | Nádúr ar a mhéad

2. Nature at its Most | Nádúr ar a mhéad

Artist: Ryan (Indonesia) Nature without destruction and pollution.

3. The night before Ivan Kupala

3. The night before Ivan Kupala

Artist: Tatyana (Russia) Our ancestors believed that nature at the time of this holiday is filled with miraculous and healing properties. Therefore, most of the customs were associated with fire, water and herbs. In the future, I imagine that people will be closer to nature and they will take care of nature and preserve age-old national traditions.

4. The Garden City

4. The Garden City

Artist: Azkanio (Indonesia) It is a garden city made from used goods there is 1. Roll of paper 2. milk box 3. Newspaper 4. cardboard Garden city is an example of a small city that is environmentally friendly and uses electrical energy that comes from the sun The process of making it for 3 weeks starts from making the city shape to coloring it

5. Girl dreams of a better future

5. Girl dreams of a better future

Artist: Celine (Indonesia) Description: The girl has a dream about when all of the countries unite to create a better earth. The world will be pollution-free, well-maintained, and all human beings can live with fresh air and water. So, future young people can see that the world we left behind is beautiful and clean

6. Faith in Art

6. Faith in Art

Artist: Sonya (Russia)

7. Thinking of a better future

7. Thinking of a better future

Artist: Neria (Indonesia)

9. ...all fish in a koi pond

9. ...all fish in a koi pond

Artist: Nihan (Turkey) I wanted to reflect the relation between human and nature in this piece. We are one, and we can only achieve sustainability once we see ourselves as a part of nature and not something apart from it. The name of the piece also reflects that we are all fish in the same pond, so we might as well take care of it.