Ladies and Gentlemen,

The poster competition entitled “Poznań in the poster”, organized by the University of Arts in Poznań in cooperation with the Rarytas Foundation, aroused the interest of artists from all over the world. In total, there were almost 190 applications from 26 countries such as: Poland, China, Austria, Cuba, Turkey, Italy, Bangladesh, Romania, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Hungary, Ukraine, Nigeria, Iran, Iraq, Thailand, Mexico, India, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Slovakia, Chile, USA, Uruguay, Columbia.

We would like to thank all participants of the competition!

The competition was adjudicated by the jury:

Eugeniusz Skorwider (Head of Jury)
Sławomir Kosmynka
Lech Majewski
Grzegorz Marszałek
Władysław Pluta

Due to the very high level of submitted works jury deliberated longer than expected, considering each of the submitted proposals. Ultimately, 30 designs were selected for the competition exhibition – single posters and dedicated poster series.

The jury decided to award more than one prize and additionally to honor one work in an honorary manner:

  • Main Prize (Grand Prix of the competition): Jan Jerzmański (Poland)
  • 2nd Prize: Raqee S. Najmuldeen (Iraq)
  • Honorable mention: Bartosz Choryan (Poland)

Congratulations to the winners and honored artists!

Agata Adaszek-Metter
Jie Chen
Bartosz Choryan
Jacek Ćwikła
Mikołaj Dąbrowski
Piotr Derda
Erick Ginard
Marcin Grabia
Natalia Grociak
Jiahui He
Jan Jerzmański
Raqee S. Najmuldeen
Dorota Piechocińska

Piotr Pietrzak
Peter Bence Simon
Wei Su
Jacek Tofil
Fangfang Wang
Agnieszka Węglarska
Zhu Xi
Wei Xu
Kai Xu
Wojciech Zabel
Karolina Zielazek
Łukasz Zwolan

Curators:
Mateusz Bieczyński
Eugeniusz Skorwider

Main Prize (Grand Prix of the competition): Jan Jerzmański (Poland)

2nd Prize: Raqee S. Najmuldeen (Iraq)

Honorable mention: Bartosz Choryan (Poland)


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