The Museum of Topography by Giannis and Eleni Garedaki is accepting applications now for the 6th International Poster Contest, without a thematic restriction, offering designers the opportunity to express their interests and concerns through their poster, and highlighting the role of the poster as an imprint of every human activity. The pandemic and more recently the vaccination are the topics that have dominated our everyday life for the past year and a half, while other creative proposals are also welcome. The poster should be followed by a short explanatory text that will explain its content and purpose. The invitation mainly concerns professionals and students of graphic and visual arts.
The judging panel will review all the posters and 30 posters shortlisted by them will receive the honorary distinctions. The three most deserving candidates will be given places as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd and be awarded cash prizes of $1,500, $1,000, $750. The posters will be presented in an exhibition that will be hosted in the amphitheater of the Museum of Typography for a year, until the next competition. The awarding of prizes and distinctions will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2021, in the amphitheater of the Museum of Typography, at the Small Industries Park of Chania, in Souda, Crete.
The Museum of Typography in Greece is located in Chania, Crete, in the heart of the Mediterranean sea. It is a private collection of Yannis Garedakis, founder of the newspaper “Haniotika nea”. Since its opening in 2005 to this day, the museum has continuously enriched its collections, widened its field of interest, and expanded its premises to cover every aspect of the art that was born in the 15th century in Gutenberg’s workshop and changed the course of history.
Here is a brief description for you concerning the following scholarship:
|Organization||The Museum of Topography|
|Number of Awards||3|
|Contest Deadline||September 16, 2021|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who Is Eligible?
There are no restrictions regarding eligibility. All designers are eligible to apply except employees of “Haniotika Nea” SA and the “Museum of Typography by Giannis & Eleni Garedaki”.
HOW TO APPLY?
Those interested should send their work from the 26th of July to Thursday 16 September 2021 to the email: email@example.com. The poster should be accompanied by the entry form and a short description of the project (up to 100 words). The name of both files should be the name of the contestants.
The details of the participation form are:
- First Name:
- Last Name:
- Telephone number (with country code)
- Short Description (in English): [max 100 words]
2) The dimensions should be 50 × 70 cm PDF, CMYK, the image at 200 PPI, and should not exceed 25 MB. Otherwise, the shipment should be done by transfer. It is necessary to attach a poster file in jpg format in low resolution up to 1 MB for web use.
3) Each participant can submit only one, original project, which has not participated in another competition.
4) The poster must bear the museum logo.
All the applications will be reviewed and judged and out of all, 3 candidates will be chosen and be given the following prizes:
• 1,500 euros the first winner
• 1,000 euros the second winner
• 700 euros the third winner
Their posters will be presented in an exhibition that will be hosted in the amphitheater of the Museum of Typography for a year, until the next competition.
The deadline for application submission for the following contest is September 16, 2021. No applications will be considered after the deadline.