OBJECTIVES: To popularize of books, reading, libraries. To attract people to read with the help of visual culture.
The event is part of the COW 2015 International Design Festival.
ORGANIZERS: Dnipropetrovsk Central City Library (library.dp.ua) and Ukrainian Designers’ Guild, Dnepropetrovsk (www.cow.com.ua) with the support of the Department of Culture and Arts of Dnipropetrovsk City Council.
JURY:Anatoliy Menkiv – jury chairman, chairman of the Dnepropetrovsk branch of the Ukrainian Designers’ Guild, Director of the COW International Design Festival (Dnipropetrovsk); Sergey Chuiev, chairman of the Ukrainian Designers’ Guild (Kyiv); Viktor Afonin, docent of design department Cherkasy State Technological University, Honored Artist of Ukraine (Cherkassy); Vladimir Stasenko, Ph.D., head of book graphic and print design department of the Ukrainian Academy of Printing (Lviv); Helen Baranovska, graphic designer, president of the COW International Design Festival (Dnepropetrovsk); Alexander Oshega, head of socio-cultural activities of Dnepropetrovsk Central City Library (Dnipropetrovsk).
Contest participants can be designers, artists, illustrators and students from the age of 16 years.
Stages: Deadline: November 5, 2015. Jury work: 5-15 November 2015. Internet voting for the Audience Award: 15-20 November, 2015. Exhibition at the Central City Library (Lenina str. 23, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine): From 10 to 31 December 2015.
Posters should be created specifically for the poster campaign.
Please, send your works and covering letter by email COWfestival@ukr.net marked “Read”.
Posters format: A3 (297x420mm., vertical format), 200 dpi, JPG-file. The files that exceed 10 MB is sent via Wetransfer (www.wetransfer.com).
The covering letter should include information about your work (title of the work) and about author (name, surname, date of birth, place of residence, place of work/study, contact numbers and e-mail), you can write more about yourself, if you want.
The posters should have a positive and life-affirming character.
Posters of the winners and finalists will be printed and placed in Dnipropetrovsk city and in the halls of Dnipropetrovsk libraries.
– First, Second and Third places. – The Audience Award. – Competition finalists are awarded with diplomas and catalogue. – All participants will receive a certificate of participants. – Partners, sponsors, members of the Jury and the Organizing Committee may establish special prizes.
The winners will invited to the Dnipropetrovsk Central City Library and will awarded diplomas and valuable gifts. The date and time the Award Ceremony will be announced later. In Library art gallery will open the posters exhibition.
Participation in the action #Read! implies full acceptance of rules. All the posters will become the property of organizer. The organizer has the right to photography and reprint the posters for publicity and promotion. You guarantee the observance of copyright of works, presented at the action and engage myself to solve all points at issue without assistance.
The official contest page on the website of the Central City Library: www.library.dp.ua
Curators of the project:
Anatoliy Menkiv, chairman of the Dnepropetrovsk branch of the Ukrainian Designers’ Guild. phone (050) 3623233, e-mail: email@example.com
Osheha Alexander, head of the Dnipropetrovsk Central City Library phone (056) 7403876, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org