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
NAME OF THE PROJECT COMPETITION:
"ZERO WASTE" Themed Poster Design Competition
Project start and conclusioned
5 September, 29 August 2020
Start 2 February 2020 end 20 May 2020
Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University Vocational School of Technical Sciences Department of
Istanbul Medeniyet University Art Design and Architecture Faculty Visual
Communication Design Department
Samsun 19 May University Faculty of Fine Arts Visual Communication Design
Visual Arts Education Association (GORSED)
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 ORGANIZING THE COMPETITION AND EXHIBITION
Kutahya Dumlupınar University Faculty of Fine Arts Visual Communication
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 20 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
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:
1st prize 10,000 TL and Certificate of Achievement (First Prize)
2nd prize 5.000 TL and Certificate of Achievement (Second prize)
3rd prize 3.000 TL and Certificate of Achievement (Third Prize)
4th prize 1.000 TL and Certificate of Achievement (Jury special prize)
5th prize 1.000 TL and Certificate of Achievement (Jury special prize)
6th prize 1.000 TL and Certificate of Achievement (Jury special prize)
7th prize Organizing Committee Award and Certificate of Achievement
8th prize Organizing Committee Award and Certificate of Achievement
9th prize Organizing Committee Award and Certificate of Achievement
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;
Event promotion poster and canvas,
After the event, there will be bets from public institutions that support
the news in the visual and print media..
Works to be printed to be exhibited
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
TERMS OF PARTICIPATION IN THE COMPETITION:
Competition; amateur in the world except Turkey and first-degree relatives
with professional jury members and is open to everyone.
The dimensions of the design should be 70X100 cm. Designs with
inappropriate dimensions will be considered eliminated.
As a result of the competition, achievement awards, honorable mentions and
works deemed suitable for exhibition will be exhibited.
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.
Originals of designs, In CMYK mode, fonts will be converted and saved
without compressing at least 300 dpi resolution.
There should not be any logo, institution name or sign on the designs.
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.
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.
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.
In the competition, only poster designs to be made on the specified subject
will be evaluated.
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.
A verbal message (title, slogan, etc.) that supports visual design can be
used in posters.
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.
If the Organizing Committee deems it necessary, it may change the
competition schedule or cancel the competition at any stage.
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 20 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 22-25 May 2020.
Jury, will make the assessment online in the digital environment between
27-30 May 2020. During the evaluation, the jury will not see any
information about the user except for the poster design.
The first 100 posters (http://www.posterland.org/) will be suspended
between 1 June 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 3 June 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 5 June 2020 ( http://www.posterland.org/).
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
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
WE WISH SUCCESS TO ALL PARTICIPATING ARTISTS/ DESIGNERS.