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"An entirely fresh and very modern take on values. It is a wonderful competition."

John Byrne, artist & playwright

 

 

 

The John Byrne Award challenges 16-19 year olds in Edinburgh to confront, develop and express their values.

 

We invite 16-19 year olds in Edinburgh to produce a creative piece of work in any medium: a painting, a dance, an HTML code, …, expressing their values in response to a given stimulus.

 

The winning individual/team wins £1000. Three individuals/teams each win a commendation prize of £500.

 

There is no intention to guide participants towards particular values.

 

A video summary of the 2015 JBA winner, Ruairidh MacLeod, presentating to the judging panel is presented above.

 

Registration for The 2016 John Byrne Award will open in June.