The WCE took place end of May at BEXCO in Busan, and presented the perfect ground for introducing Korean and international companies involved in the climate and energy sector, alongside government officials, representatives from international organizations, and academic professionals to BE OPEN’s SDG-focused programme and in particular the ongoing student design competition Better Energy by Design centered around the United Nations’ SDG7: Affordable and Clean Energy.
BE OPEN Art is setting up an art exhibition in Nicosia, Cyprus, dedicated to celebrating the emerging artists of the Eastern Mediterranean will take place at the Centre of Visual Arts and Research (CVAR) and display the artworks selected by the public and BE OPEN community experts in the course of BE OPEN Regional Art competition, as well as a selection of visuals by young Cypriot artists.
Our new open call #BEOPENGoodMorning celebrates all those things that help us wake up and get ready for the day – be it coffee in your favourite mug, making pancakes for the family, walking your pet, your morning stretch, the sunlight on your windowpane, capture those precious details and turn them into little stories of yourselves.
BE OPEN Art is running a new competition for emerging artists, aimed to support those whose art best represents their regional, cultural and ethnic identities. The second stage of BE OPEN Regional Art started to cover the countries of the Caribbean region over April – June 2023: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, etc.
BE OPEN Art is happy to announce that Jovanna Theodosiou has been selected the Regional Artist of the month (February) by the highest number of votes of BE OPEN Art online gallery visitors. Jovanna studied Fine Art in Kingston University, UK, and currently lives and works in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Jovanna has become the second of the three candidates to the title of the Regional artist (Eastern Mediterranean), alongside Christina Kyriacou who gained the majority of votes in January.
Just in one more month, BE OPEN Art expert team will select the one winner who will be awarded a money prize of EUR500. Also, a selection of artworks best representing the Eastern Mediterranean (Cyprus, Turkey, the Greek Dodecanese islands, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Israel, Jordan and Egypt) will form an exhibition, in order to share the art with the wide public and celebrate the artists involved.
#BEOPENStaringAtTheSun online challenge was dedicated to raising awareness of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, and in particular focused on SDG7, calling to “ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all”.