Please note: Applications are now closed.

TAKEOVER 2018 is on the horizon! Our annual youth festival gives emerging and established young artists and producers the chance to put on events in one of east London’s best-loved independent arts centres.

We’re on the lookout for artists or illustrators between the ages of 16-25 and based in east London to work with us to create a new piece of promotional artwork for TAKEOVER*.

This artwork will be used across our marketing campaign including posters, flyers and across all our digital platforms**.

To be considered, please send a minimum of three examples of your existing work along with your name, age, email address and postcode to by 12pm, Wed 30 May 2018.


Deadline: Midday, Wed 30 May 2018

Artwork fee: £150 - Additionally the winner and two runners up will also receive a Rich Mix MIXERS Membership for a year, with access to discounts and freebies.

Submission: JPEGs, PDFs or web links to be sent by email to

If you want to submit your work in an alternative format, or require any further information, please get in touch with us before the deadline.

*The winning artwork will be featured in all TAKEOVER marketing: website, social media, flyers, posters (incl. displayed in the window facing a very busy Bethnal Green Road/ near Shoreditch station/ Boxpark).
**Please note – we will also be working with a designer who will be creating all of the marketing materials for the TAKEOVER festival, featuring the winning image in some way along with an artist credit. By responding to this brief, you are agreeing to your work being used and adapted for this campaign.
Photo: Ellis Lewis-Dragstra with his winning TAKEOVER 2017 artwork.