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27 Sep to 14 Oct 2018
10:00 to 18:00
Wellington , New Zealand
TSB Bank Arena

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World of WearableArt (WOW) will be held 27 Sep to 14 Oct 2018 in Wellington, New Zealand.
World of WearableArt (WOW) is a unique and exciting opportunity for designers of all disciplines to extend their creative thinking and is a renowned international design competition that attracts hundreds of entries from all over the world. Finalists compete for over $165,000 in prize money plus internships with leading creative companies such as Weta Workshop. Using the human body as a blank canvas designers create works of wearable art to be exhibited in the annual Awards Show. Designs are brought to life in this spectacular stage performance – a world where theatre, fashion and art collide. Held each year in September in New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington, this unique event draws an audience of over 55,000.The World of WearableArt competition has encouraged an explosion of creative activity, inspiring designers from a wide range of backgrounds including art, fashion, textile and industrial design, jewellery, architecture, law and home making, to name a few. World of WearableArt (WOW) is an event and I like events...

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Why you should attend WOW 2018?

WOW® is an international platform for both aspiring and established artists and designers to push the

boundaries of their creativity. WOW gives entrants freedom of expression without the constraints of commercialism. it encourages lateral, original thinking and provides the opportunity to be innovative and inventive and an opportunity to have your garment On stage amongst the world’s best. With 40 award include cash, travel and opportunities to further

enhance your career in the costume, film & fashion industries.

Arguably the greatest benefit of the world of wearableart is the empowerment that young creatives gain from participating or simply observing the content within the show. Here they can find a level of endorsement & encouragement that inspires a creative outflow of ideas to delight and amaze.


Internship At Weta Workshop:

The winner of the Weta Workshop Costume & Film Section receives a four-week internship at the Academy Award-winning Weta Workshop. An internship at Weta Workshop offers invaluable experience and contacts in the costume and film industry. The winning designer will work at Weta Workshop, the five-time Academy Award winner for best costume design and visual effects for the Lord of the Rings, headed by co-founder Sir Richard Taylor. This section winner also receives accommodation and return airfares from anywhere in the world to Wellington, New Zealand.


Special Awards of World of WearableArt 2018:

  • WOW Factor Award
  • First Time Entrant Award
  • Shell Student Innovation Award
  • Shell Sustainability Award
  • Wearable Technology Award
  • Wellington International Award
  • New Zealand Design Award
  • People’s Choice Award
  • International Awards
    • UK/Europe
    • Americas
    • Asia
    • Australia & South Pacific

For further information, please visit the official website at www.worldofwearableart.com.



Venue of World of WearableArt (WOW)

TSB Bank Arena
4 Queens Wharf, Wellington, New Zealand

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