Converse is partnering with seminal electro act M83 to release a limited edition Chuck Taylor All Star to be sold exclusively at www.converse.com on July 6, 2012. As part of the collaboration, Converse is introducing a new contest inspired by M83’s latest critically acclaimed album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming.
In partnership with M83, Converse is launching a contest in which fans are encouraged to submit original artwork using the M83 Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming album and the songs as inspiration. All submissions must be an original work of art, and sent as a .jpg file that is 2MB or less. Drawings, paintings and photography are all acceptable mediums for submissions. Fans are asked to send their uploaded art work along with a title and sentence or two that explain their entry to M83Contest@Converse.com. Submissions can also submitted through Instagram with hashtag #M83Converse. Full list of rules and regulations are available at www.converse.com.
Up to three winners will be selected and their artwork will be chosen to feature on original M83 posters. 100 of each winning poster design will be sold at Central Park SummerStage in NYC on August 8, 2012. Winners will also receive the limited edition customized M83 sneakers.
The limited edition M83 Chuck Taylor All Star shoe is available exclusively on www.converse.com for $65 on July 6, 2012.
The contest will begin July 6 with entries accepted until July 31, 2012. Winners will be announced on August 4.