Do you integrate innovation into your art & creativity? Do you like to go against the current of daily life? Do you stimulate the innovative mindset with your artwork?

The Factory organizes a contest for street artists, painters, graphic designers, photographers,… - basically all creatives - who want to contribute in showcasing what they’ve got up their sleeves at a new innovation hotspot

Submit your idea


  • Be a symbol of innovation in a global world
  • Exposure to a wide audience at the flagship center of EY
  • Featured throughout EY website and social media
  • Live installation in the presence of the Belgian Startup Ecosystem
  • Network with the exclusive community
Art contest why


We are looking for a piece of art that has a clear link with innovation in the broad sense of the term and has to express the disruption of today’s art in terms of the subject, the technique or used materials.. Take your pen, paint brush, camera, whatever you need, and show us how you experience innovation!

Art contest what


  • Email [email protected] with subject “The Factory Street Art Contest”
  • Draft artwork proposal: Your interpretation of innovation and disruption. It can be a sketch, a video description, photograph or any medium that you feel will communicate your vision best. It does not have to be the final piece and you will have time to make minor adaptations prior to creating the actual installation.
  • Short resume and portfolio selection
  • You will have approximately 5 weeks to create the installation, either in your studio or on our premises with access during normal office hours
  • Please read terms and conditions for additional details and scale of installation
Art contest when
25 June

Contest opening

31 July

Last day to submit application

15 August

Winner will be notified by phone and email

20 August – 1 October

Time to create final artwork

17 October

Grand opening and artwork display

Submit your idea


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  • The grand prize for the winning entry is the installation of the work in The Factory.
  • Multiple entries are allowed, up to a maximum of three
  • The jury consists of members of The Factory and EY.
  • Participants must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Only original works of art will be accepted.
  • Entries containing discriminatory content will be disqualified.
  • Once submitted, all entries become the sole property of The Factory
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