Deadline:

 11 August 2019.

Location:

Amsterdam, Netherlands.

(Award)

Description

Graphic Matters Poster Competition 2019

Graphic Matters is an international, biennial festival about graphic design. An extensive programme shows the importance of graphic design and how it impacts our daily lives, now is calling for entries inviting designers from all over the world to design a poster on a topic they care about!

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Theme: Information Superpower!
This is your chance to show us what you care about. Climate change, plastic soup, fast fashion, fake news, fear mongering, privacy or a personal matter.

 Everything is allowed, as long as you use your ‘information superpower’! Make a poster in the form of a data visualization, infographic, map or user manual. For the first time we also allow moving posters!

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Art.
  • Design.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

  • The winning posters will be exhibited during Graphic Matters from September 20th until October 27th.
  • The winning moving posters will also be displayed during DEMO festival in Amsterdam on November 7th.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Your poster has to be legible from 3 meters distance.
  • You can submit a maximum of 2 posters and 1 moving poster.
  • You need to submit new or previously unpublished work.

Specifications:

Print

  • PDF.
  • A3 (29،7 × 42 سم).
  • Max 5 MB / 200 dpi.
  • CMYK color mode.
  • Keep your explanations brief – 20-100 words.
  • Keep in mind winners need to submit a new A0 file.
  • You can submit a maximum of 3 posters.

Moving Poster

  • Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels.
  • 9:16 Ratio.
  • 25 Frames per second.
  • MP4 (H.264 codec).
  • Video must be exactly 10 seconds.
  • Upload your moving poster to Vimeo, Youtube, Dropbox or Google Drive and paste it in the form below. Make sure we can access your file!

Opportunity Cost

(Award)

  • The winning posters will be exhibited during Graphic Matters from September 20th until October 27th.
  • The winning moving posters will also be displayed during DEMO festival in Amsterdam on November 7th.
  • 5 VIP winners receive travel budget, an overnight stay and free entrance to the vernissage on September 20th and the festival.
  • The remaining winners receive a free festival ticket.
  • The winning posters will be printed as a limited edition during Graphic Matters.
  • The winners receive their poster when they visit the festival.
  • The winning posters will be published. The winners receive 1 publication.

How to Apply

First Step: You will fill your online application through this link.

Second Step: If your file is uploaded successfully you will instantly receive confirmation on screen and via email.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Salma Abd El Aziz/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Hanine Aymen/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team