Competition

The 2022 Immersive Arts for Health Student Design Competition

The Jefferson Center of Immersive Arts for Health is a platform for collaborative teaching, research, and prototyping where dynamic and interactive design technologies fuse with patient experience. The Center is a multi-tiered cross-disciplinary approach dedicated to studying the impact of immersive art and design on healing and neurodiversity. This project is the result of a growing collaborative effort across 14 different academic, research, and clinical departments.

The 2022 Immersive Arts for Health Student Design Competition is a global competition that challenges students to apply their skills and creativity to use evidence-based research in order to drive innovation in designing immersive light installations that could have a positive impact on patient health.

This international competition is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in any higher education institution, college or university during the Spring 2022 semester.

The top three winning entries will be produced by the competition sponsor and exhibited as immersive experiences at HOT•BED Gallery in Philadelphia, PA in the Fall of 2022. Honorable mentions entries will be displayed digitally as well.

Timeline

Award Competition Brief goes live online January 6, 2022.

  • The most current version of the Competition Brief, additional resources on research, site models, tutorials are available via the Google Drive. Zoom info session information and dates are are found on the same drive..

Registration due by 11:59 PM EST on February 15 2022.

  • Students must be currently enrolled in a higher education institution, college or university during the Spring of 2022. A faculty member from their institution must sign the registration form.

Final submissions must be uploaded by 6 PM EST June 1, 2022.

Guidelines for final submissions will be discussed in zoom info sessions.

Resources

For more Information

Contact Lyn Godley, MFA, Professor, Department of Industrial Design, Director, Jefferson Center of Immersive Arts for Health, Thomas Jefferson University

Email: Lyn.Godley@jefferson.edu