Art and film competitions

These competitions are now closed. Read who took part and who won in the:

We called on people to make something creative relating to aniridia and enter it into an international competition to celebrate Aniridia Day 2020.

The artist needed to be a person with aniridia or one of their friends or relations.

Artwork competition

  • Wanted: Photographs or scans of a drawing, painting, photograph, model or other creation about or relating to aniridia
  • Eligiblity: People up to 18 years old who have aniridia or one of their friends or relations
  • Closing date: Saturday 20 June 2020
  • 1st 2nd and 3rd place winners chosen in the following age groups: 3-5, 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, 14-18.

FIlm competition

  • Wanted: Imaginative short videos including a message, in your own langauge, similar to this:

    “My name is XXXX, I am Y years old, I live in ZZZZ, I have aniridia.
    I want to congratulate patients and doctors all over the world on Aniridia Day!
    We are rare but together we are strong”
  • Eligiblity: People of any age who have aniridia or one of their friends or relations
  • Closing date: Thursday 18 June 2020.

The competitions was run by Iris the Interregional Center for Supporting Patients with Aniridia, in Russia. The judges for each competion included:

  • Tatyana Ghali, a Russian artist
  • Rasha Amin, an Italian artist
  • Ekaterina Markova, a Russian flimmaker
  • Luana Schena, Switzerland
  • Lucia Mosquera, Spain
Psycadelic painitng featuring an aniridic eye

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