The Danish Poster Museum - Poster Competition: To Be Human
19th January, 2012
As part of the museum’s objectives The Danish Poster Museum (Dansk Plakatmuseum) aims at
– enhancing the poster as a vivid part and an image of developments in society,
– stimulating continuous development of the poster,
– enhancing relationships and strengthening networks to poster artists worldwide.
This is the reason why the museum invites individuals, academies of fine arts as well as schools of art and design to submit entries for a contest and an exhibition which will take place in the month of August 2012 in Aarhus, Denmark.
“To Be Human”
Poster artists from all over the world, professional artists as well as commercial and advertising artists, students at schools of art and design etc. are invited to create new original posters with the theme “To Be Human”. The Danish Poster Museum has chosen this theme to put focus on poster art in an open world with constant challenges of human rights, nature and environment as well as wars, refugees and universal humanity.
Deadline for all entries: 1 March 2012
The Aarhus International Poster Show 2012 and the open international contest “To Be Human” are organized by a steering committee consisting of a representative of both the Danish Poster Museum, Den Gamle By, Danish poster artists and the printing trade as well as an art critic/author (of a.o. posters).
The posters to be exhibited willl be selected by the organizing committee.
The prize winning posters shall be selected by an international jury.
The posters will be selected by a jury of international poster artists
Uwe Loesch, graphic designer AGI, Germany
Michel Bouvet, graphic designer AGI, France
Kari Piippo, graphic designer, AGI Finland
Gitte Kath, graphic designer Denmark
Finn Nygaard, graphic designer AGI, Denmark
Peder Stougaard, Director of The Danish Poster Museum
Prizes awarded for the invited exhibition
1 prize of 3,000 Euro
2 prize of 2,000 Euro
3 prize of 1,000 Euro
More information visit www.plakatmuseum.dk