KUTAHYA DUMLUPINAR UNIVERSITY

FACULTY OF FINE ARTS

VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN DEPARTMENT

AND ADNAN KAHVECİ FOUNDATION, 1st INTERNATIONAL “ZERO WASTE TOPIC” POSTER DESIGN COMPETITION AND EXHIBITION PROJECT

NAME OF THE PROJECT COMPETITION: "ZERO WASTE" Themed Poster Design Competition

PROJECT DURATION

Project start and conclusioned

5 September, 29 August 2020

Competition Time

Start 2 February 2020 end 1 May 2020

SUPPORTING INSTITUTIONS

Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University Vocational School of Technical Sciences Department of Computer Technologies

Istanbul Medeniyet University Art Design and Architecture Faculty Visual Communication Design Department

Samsun 19 May University Faculty of Fine Arts Visual Communication Design Department

Visual Arts Education Association (GORSED)

PROJECT BUDGET

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AIM AND SCOPE OF THE COMPETITION

It can be said that one of the most important problems of today is environmental problems. Ability to leave a green Earth for our children, to use existing natural resources in the most efficient way, making nature and the environment sustainable, to eliminate the situations causing global warming, zero waste, people make an effort on many issues like clean water and air etc. If this effort can be done individually, it can also be realized socially. However, it cannot be said that this is at a sufficient level and that it is realized by using different channels. Therefore, it can be stated that especially NGOs and Universities should make more efforts in this regard. In addition, thanks to its visibility, which is not used much but has a high impact value when used, awareness of the use of these images on many areas and products, and the attention of the public when used, highlights art / design events. For this reason, it is considered to hold an international poster competition.

Competition, thanks to an international jury to be created, it will be visible and raise awareness in many countries of the world. It will be created from both domestic and international designers working in the field of competition jury, professionally and academically. With the jury's followers, people who want to participate in the contest will be active and the awareness will be provided to a large extent. Also exhibitions to be opened, people who come to watch the exhibitions, distribution and examination of catalogs to be created, even the use of the product as a training material after the competition, will increase the sustainability and impact value of the project.

For this reason, organizing a poster competition in the international media, Opening the exhibition of the first 100 designs selected from here, again, a product catalog is created from the first 100 works and sent to the relevant institutions and organizations, Some of the designs to be selected from 100 works are used in different graphic design products (website, sub-mail design, calendar, postcard, wall painting, totem etc. outdoor advertisements). constitutes the scope of the project. If the exhibition of the first 100 works to be created from the designs is desired, the level of awareness can be increased by opening in different countries and cities.

Turkey's national and one of the university has realized many artistic activities in the international arena "Kutahya Dumlupınar University Faculty of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design Department" and "Adnan Kahveci Foundation" by their own mission and vision in different areas are institutions have signed many important events. International Organ Donation Poster Contests organized three times can be given as an example.

Based on the reasons stated above, it was seen as a necessity to carry out a “Zero Waste” themed competition on environment, which is one of the important problems of the world, under the leadership of these two institutions.

INSTITUTIONS ORGANIZING THE COMPETITION AND EXHIBITION

Kutahya Dumlupınar University Faculty of Fine Arts Visual Communication Design Department

Adnan Kahveci Foundation

PLACE OF THE COMPETITION EXHIBITION AND AWARD CEREMONY

It will be announced later by the Organizing Committee.

SCOPE OF THE COMPETITION EXHIBITION

Exhibition, It will consist of the first 100 poster designs selected by the jury within the scope of the competition and in accordance with the purpose of the competition. The Organizing Committee is authorized to raise this number up or down, if it deems necessary.

SCOPE OF THE COMPETITION

Competition, about “Zero Waste” to raise awareness and maintain this awareness; “Zero Waste” to remind the individuals what their responsibilities towards the environment are; It includes raising awareness of why we should attach importance to “Zero Waste” to leave a green Earth for future generations.

COMPETITION AND EXHIBITION PROGRAM

Submission of poster designs to the competition begins 2 February 2020, ends on 1 May 2020. ‘’The 1st International Zero Waste Poster Competition” will be announced later by the Organizing Committee. The projected exhibition date is June 5, 2020 to mark the World Environment Day.

PARTICIPATION IN THE PROJECT EXHIBITION

The top three award winners, to participate in the award ceremony, transportation, transfer, accommodation and food expenses are at the discretion and responsibility of the Adnan Kahveci Foundation.

AWARDS OF THE COMPETITION

Documents will be given by “Adnan Kahveci Foundation” with 1st prize of the competition, 1 second and 1 third award.; responsibility belongs to Adnan Kahveci Foundation. Distribution of Awards:

1. 1st prize 10,000 TL and Certificate of Achievement (First Prize)

2. 2nd prize 5.000 TL and Certificate of Achievement (Second prize)

3. 3rd prize 3.000 TL and Certificate of Achievement (Third Prize)

4. 4th prize 1.000 TL and Certificate of Achievement (Jury special prize)

5. 5th prize 1.000 TL and Certificate of Achievement (Jury special prize)

6. 6th prize 1.000 TL and Certificate of Achievement (Jury special prize)

7. 7th prize Organizing Committee Award and Certificate of Achievement

8. 8th prize Organizing Committee Award and Certificate of Achievement

9. 9th prize Organizing Committee Award and Certificate of Achievement

10. 10th prize Organizing Committee Award and Certificate of Achievement

Award winners, The award will be announced at the award ceremony to be held at the place and date to be decided by the Organizing Committee, and the amount of the award will be deposited into the account of the award winners within 30 days following the award ceremony.

AREAS WITH THE LOGOS AND NAMES OF PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS TO SUPPORT

Logos and names of public institutions that support;

a. Event promotion poster and canvas,

b. Exhibition catalog

c. After the event, there will be bets from public institutions that support the news in the visual and print media..

d. Event website

e. Works to be printed to be exhibited

COMPETITION JURY

Poster designs participating in the contest will be evaluated by professional, academician and Foundation representative jury members determined by “Adnan Kahveci Foundation” and “Kutahya Dumlupınar University, Faculty of Fine Arts Visual Communication Design Department”. The competition jury will be announced as soon as possible at (http://www.posterland.org/).

TERMS OF PARTICIPATION IN THE COMPETITION:

a. Competition; amateur in the world except Turkey and first-degree relatives with professional jury members and is open to everyone.

b. The dimensions of the design should be 70X100 cm. Designs with inappropriate dimensions will be considered eliminated.

c. As a result of the competition, achievement awards, honorable mentions and works deemed suitable for exhibition will be exhibited.

d. There is no restriction on color and technique usage in poster works. However, the colors that can be obtained with four-color (CMYK) offset printing technology should never be exceeded.

e. Originals of designs, In CMYK mode, fonts will be converted and saved without compressing at least 300 dpi resolution.

f. There should not be any logo, institution name or sign on the designs.

g. Each artist / designer can participate in the contest with three (3) designs that have not been awarded, exhibited (including social media, youtube etc.) or participated in any contest.

h. If it is determined that the application design has been exhibited and / or participated in any contest, the candidacy / application of the related work will be canceled immediately. In case of determining this issue after winning an award, the candidate will be obliged to return the prize money (with legal interest) and the certificate of achievement / participation.

i. The process of determining this situation is the publication of the top 100 posters (http://www.posterland.org/) on the website, the designs are suspended for 5 days, when there is an objection or similarity, the design is removed from the list and replaced. it continues with the announcement of the design that comes after it. For the added design or designs, an objection period of 2 days is given. If there is no objection, the final result is announcedIf an objection comes for the added designs, the organizing board decides whether this process will continue or not.

j. In the competition, only poster designs to be made on the specified subject will be evaluated.

k. The language of the messages to be used on the designs participating in the contest may be Turkish and one of the local languages of the participants. However, if one of the local languages is used, it must be in English. Otherwise, such designs will be excluded.

l. A verbal message (title, slogan, etc.) that supports visual design can be used in posters.

m. Sponsor should not be used for poster design, logo or visuals for commercial purposes. In addition, it should not contain political symbols and images that are contrary to human rights and contain sexuality.

n. If the Organizing Committee deems it necessary, it may change the competition schedule or cancel the competition at any stage.

o. All artists / designers who participate in the contest and whose designs are worth exhibiting are deemed to have accepted the provisions of this specification in advance

COMPETITION APPLICATION ADDRESS

Candidates who meet the conditions in the specification should be uploaded to the website (http://www.posterland.org/) at the end of the working hours between 2 February 2020 and 1 May 2020.

EVALUATION OF THE COMPETITION AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE RESULT

a. he competition will be held in a pre-elimination. For this purpose, the designs are among the main jury members or according to the decision of the organizing board, from the regular jury member, will be evaluated by a pre-selection jury, which will be formed with the participation of new jury members proposed by the organizing committee. This process will take place between 4-8 May 2020.

b. Jury, will make the assessment online in the digital environment between 11-14 May 2020. During the evaluation, the jury will not see any information about the user except for the poster design.

c. The first 100 posters (http://www.posterland.org/) will be suspended between 16-18 May 2020. If there is an objection due to the copy or high similarity of the posters, the reasons for the objections will be evaluated by the organizing committee, and if deemed appropriate, the objected designs will be removed from the list, instead, designs / designs will be added from the reserve list and announced on 20 May 2020. Two days will be given for objection to these designs. If there is any objection to these designs, the organizing committee will decide whether this process will continue and announce the result on 22 May 2020 ( http://www.posterland.org/).

COPYRIGHT

Award at the end of the competition, images of works deemed worthy of honorable mention and exhibit, with all copyrights, it is treated as a simple license by the Kutahya Dumlupınar University Faculty of Fine Arts Visual Communication Design Department and Adnan Kahveci Foundation as a financial license. Kutahya Dumlupınar University Faculty of Fine Arts Visual Communication Design Department and Adnan Kahveci Foundation visuals of awards, honorable mentions or designs that are worth to exhibit; Kutahya Dumlupınar University Faculty of Fine Arts Visual Communication Design Department and Adnan Kahveci Foundation extension websites, television broadcasts, internet and social media sites, events and educational activities, posters, catalogs, brochures, etc. all kinds of promotional materials as specified in the related articles of the Law No. 5846 on Intellectual and Artistic Works; will be entitled to use all copyrights, including the right to transmit, propagate, propagate, represent, sign, audio or video transmission, to the public, as well as the right to use and display for display, without any cost. As a not-for-profit organization, the Adnan Kahveci Foundation reserves the right to use the works to generate resources to realize its goals and activities. The candidate declares, accepts and undertakes that she will not object to this matter and that she/he has already irrevocably waived her right to take legal action. The candidate declares, accepts and undertakes that he will not object to this matter and that he has already irrevocably waived his right to take legal action.

OTHER MATTERS ABOUT THE COMPETITION

a. Candidates participating in the competition, from the moment they apply to participate in the competition, they are deemed to have accepted all the conditions in this specification in advance.

b. The decisions of Kutahya Dumlupınar University Faculty of Fine Arts, Visual Communication Design Department and Adnan Kahveci Foundation are valid for the issues not mentioned in the specification or in case of hesitation.

CONTACT INFORMATION

(http://www.posterland.org/)

WE WISH SUCCESS TO ALL PARTICIPATING ARTISTS/ DESIGNERS.