"World without Violence" International Poster Competition, Tehran, 2014
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A consideration of what extremist measures and radicalism in the present world have brought about reveals that extremism has led to more poverty,displacement, hunger and increasing hatred between different ethnic groups and sects. The achievement of war and armed clashes between humans is the growing hostility, violence, pain and suffering. In fact living in peace, tranquility and rejecting any sort of extremism are what people have always desired in the entire human history.
“World without Violence” is the subject of an international poster exhibition planned by the website of the Iranian Independent Graphic Designers (IIDS) to be held as a competition in 2014.Those graphic designers who are interested in participating in this competition may consider various aspects of this issue and reflect their visual concepts and interpretations of it in their works.
The exhibition features an international panel of jury members tasked with selecting the works for the first stage, after call for entries. Then the works will be reviewed and shortlisted by a 7-member jury panel which will introduce 110 shortlisted posters and the ten best designers. These posters are to be published and released as an exquisite catalogue.
The exhibition will be held in the Permanent Place of Tehran Exhibitions. The Today Posters website has planned to hold the exhibition concurrently in some other countries.
The first stage of selection process will be carried out via internet. It should be noted that the jury panel has not been simply consisted of graphic designers, in deed the subject of this exhibition has provided the ground for specialists of other fields such as filmmakers, writers, political activists, activists of human rights and other potential audiences of “World without Violence” exhibition to play a role in picking the works. Notably the selection board and jury panel will be introduced in this website.
The exhibition is slated for January 2015.
In order to participate at the competition, designers must register in todaysposters.com and submit their works online in two stages:
First: Design a poster that responds to the brief that is:
Second: Submit your poster from step 1 online. It must be:
Calendar (Important Dates):
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