Andrew Lewis

Tired

Canada
2010

Benjamin Kunz

Our relationship with 4th nature

The focus of my poster is beauty and how we deal with wild, urban nature, which flourishes in locations that are heavily influenced by humans (wasteland, old industrial areas). This so-called 4th nature does not fit into our classic concept of beauty due to its rampant and unadorned aesthetics and is often not given much attention. Nonetheless its heterogeneity enables one great biodiversity in urban areas and creates the opportunity to experience wild nature close to city-centers. However, these areas mostly only exist temporarily, as they fall victim to new construction projects in the course of urbanization and densification.

Switzerland
2021

Javier Pérez

Domestic violence

Verbal abuse is just as harmful as the physical abuse. You have to correct children wisely and with love.

Ecuador
2016

Aleksandra Gołebiewska

Chernobyl

The poster is about the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. It shows its negative effects on human health.

Poland
2015

Christain Koerbel

Reality check

Faster! When do we finally arrive?

Germany
2016

Martin Rybacki

Truth

A person is noticibly nervous and even frightened by what reveals itself on the table after the package is opened – the person is frightened so much that he or she almost does not dare to look at it.

My idea deals with the individual and his or her fear and unwillingness to accept personal responsibility for the (often brutal) truth in his or her own life. The opportunity to bear this responsibility reveals itself not only in difficult situations but also in seemingly trivial ones. I believe that avoiding your responsibility for the truth has severe individual and global consequences.

Germany
2017

Darry Landberg

Not being normal is awesome

We’re living in the times when social norms are being reconsidered and broadened, which is amazing and promising. However, when I was reading articles about the widening definition of normal, I was thinking that there would always be individuals who wouldn’t fit into the new normal paradigm. I believe there is a catch in this discussion, by defining normal we are also highlighting our differences. So, the idea of this poster was to show that not belonging could be an incredible experience, too, and there was nothing abnormal with not being normal. The poster is a bit ironical, as the creature is setting its own tail on fire (or biting it, the interpretation is up to the viewers). The poster was hand-drawn with acrylic on paper.

Russia
2021

Tomaso Marcolla

Freedom of Expression

Each individual has the right of freedom of speech and expression. The freedom of information is the most important threat for antidemocratic regimes; hence, attacks against the freedom of speech are a daily occurrence on all continents. I have chosen the image of the famous videogame Pac-Man of the 80ies. Pac-Man consists of bullet casings and chases a pencil, the instrument of writing and the symbol of the freedom of expression, and tries to eat it.

Italy
2015

Julien Joliat

Innocent

„Love your neighbor“ seems to have another meaning

Switzerland
2012

Thomas Deser

Clear Words

Unsolved Payments, which apparently nobody knows about. Corruption scandals cast a shadow over the world of soccer. My poster puts the trouble in explaining of the German Football Association in a nutshell by imitating the rhetorical skills of Franz Beckenbauer.

Germany
2016

Antonio de Oliveira Netto

Death Blow

This poster reflects our neglect with the planet present situation, the unnecessary excessive pollution that we generate and the direction we are taking.

Brazil
2012

Vincenzo Fagnani

The capital

The end of an era narrated through the fall of a vincible superhero.
An icon of the 20th century showing his visual strength for the last time before the crash.
A logo immortalized in the moment, this means changes.

Germany
2013

Michael Allocca

Guns don´t kill people, hoodies do

The case of Trayvon Martin, a 17 year old black teenager recently killed in Florida by George Zimmerman (an armed neighborhood watch captain) and the related comments about the dress codes of an especially black and Latin American youth illustrates how the Conservative mind in the U.S.A. works. Guns can never be the problem, so something else must be the problem.

Germany
2012

Ivan Silva

Doodle

The aim of the poster is to raise awareness about the risks of one of the most commonly used digital tools. This risk is caused by the lack of information about data security. Even people with a higher knowledge, the security of digital security is ignored. At some point, a multitude of users seem to be through user-friendly design. By rearranging the letters of the original, the design has been configured to give an erroneous view in a certain way to an observer – a warning sign that a irresponsible collection of data can be used in a dangerous way, especially for minorities.

Brazil
2018

Andrew Lewis

Choose

Canada
2010

Johanna Daum

True story, I’m sorry!

Oh you, United States of America… A country that became famous for the words, “I have a dream” and “yes we can” quickly downgraded with the words “grab them by the pussy”. An aggressive, overcooked wiener with an awful toupet, not only managed to go from asshole to millionaire, but trumped everybody’s fears and somehow became president of the United States. People don’t even bother to see if the news is fake or real anymore.

I, Johanna Daum, am pissed! It pisses me off that an orange bully gets to spread racism, sexism, and hate with no consequences and even gets applauded by some for it. This is a true story kids and I am so very sorry. The sad truth happened just as this photo, suddenly out of nowhere and unwelcomed, while grilling by the Rhein this photo was taken on my iPhone. Afterwards slightly cropped and aligned, photoshop can stay in bed..

Oh you United States of America how you make my ass crack itch when I think of you!

Germany
2017

Lex Drewisnki

Police

A poster dealing with the rising brutality of the police force.

Germany
2017

Elmer Sosa

Water

Water is considered a symbol of life. The waste of water reveals the danger of a total depletion of consumable water and the eventual death of mankind.

Mexico
2017

Bianca Consiglio

Sea Holiday

The poster represents the contradiction between the Mediterranean sea as a holiday destination for people living in well-being and the sea as a place of death for the refugees and the desperate who cross it in search of a better life. On the inflatable mat of a charming pink a white woman sunbathes with sunglasses indifferent to corpses on the seabed. In the same way the well-being of the first world floats on the exploitation of the poorest areas of the world.

Italy
2019

Jan Luzar

Press

Everyday the media provides information from all over the world. Whether plane crashes or breast augmentation, nothing remains unmentioned. Because of the large amount of information there is no more time to question the content. Did it really happen? Is the image real? Who wrote the article? How precise was the research? Is the statement true? We should not trust everything the media presents us.

Germany
2015

Zoé Hall

Form Follows Function

People are reduced to superficialities, which have nothing to do with the natural course of events. The (western) beauty ideal detaches itself from the original function of the human organism. This example refers to men, but the principle obviously counts for women too.

Switzerland
2015

Lea Boberschmidt

The Thawing

Our ice melts as fast as never before, mainly triggered by our massive Co2 output. Global warming has some serious consequences, such as the rapid melting of glaciers.

If we do not start to act environmentally conscious soon, our postponed problems will become existential fears in the future.

Germany
2019

Matthias Diedrichs

Pure life

Nestlé ist Branchenführer im riesigen Markt der Flaschenwasser-Hersteller. Entgegen ihrem Image als umweltbewusster und ressourcenschonender Trinkwasserversorger, kauft Nestlé Nutzungsrechte an Wasservorkommen für wenig Geld, schließt die lokale Bevölkerung vom direkten Bezug der Ressource aus ‒ nur um ihnen anschließend das selbe Wasser, verpackt in Plastikflaschen, wieder zu verkaufen.

Dies alles geschieht zudem ohne Rücksicht auf die Umwelt, Beispielsweise wenn das Unternehmen die Quellen zusätzlich anbohrt um mehr Wasser als auf dem natürlichen Wege zu gewinnen. Dabei trocknen ganzen Landstriche aus, Ernten bleiben aus, ganze Ökosysteme sterben und Quellen haben keine Zeit sich wieder zu regenerieren.

In dem Bewusstsein, dass wahrscheinlich bereits 2025 ca. 3 Milliarden Menschen unter Wassermangel leiden werden, treibt Nestlé die Privatisierung und auch Monopolisierung dieser wichtigen Ressource stetig voran. Leider wird über dieses Thema nur sehr wenig berichtet und gesprochen.

Für mein Plakat habe ich das Logo von Nestlé der Realität angepasst, und den Slogan von „Good Food, Good Life“ zu „Control Water, Control Life“ umgewandelt. Wer das Wasser kontrolliert, kontrolliert das Leben.

Germany
2011

Kerstin Lauks

We did nothing

In recent months, the work of sea rescuers has been made incredibly difficult by the Corona pandemic. While inaction on one front ensured falling infection figures, missions on the Mediterranean came to a complete standstill at times. Many states even took restrictive measures against non-governmental teams of sea rescuers. Allowing people to die on the Mediterranean Sea in order to further the isolation of Europe and to fight political power struggles is intolerable and speaks against any humanity.

Germany
2021

Yves Haltner

World Champion

The soccer World Cup ist becoming increasingly tainted by all the scandals, leaving the real celebration in the shadows. The champion are tose with wealth, who play with the world – not the ball.

Germany
2018

Michał Stachacz

Crisis

Is it the time to lose or to tighten our belts to the last hole? We don’t know it yet.

Poland
2021

Lena Christ

Migraine

This poster is meant to visualize typical migraine pain.

Disturbances of the visual field (flickering before the eyes, flashes of light, blurred vision) are very common. Aside from this speech problems can occur. This is caused by disturbed signal transmission in the brain. Like an electric pulse a wave of disturbance is shot from a single across the cerebral cortex.

The letters M-I-G-R-A-I-N-E are reconstructed to create cuts, doublings and displacements. This is meant to recreate the feeling of migraine attack for anyone looking at the poster.

 


						
Germany
2018

Dominik Antoni Krolikowski

Depression

With my piece, I wanted to make a layout that could give a distant feeling of what it’s like to suffer from the disease. As a visual realization, especially in background with the contest for Mut zur Wut, I was looking for a way to bring the topic to an understandable point and with the help of which you can put yourself a little bit into the depressive state. My experiences with depression have led me to make a personal contribution to this topic. On the one hand, I wanted to tell those affected that they are not alone with their feelings and to give people who find it difficult to put themselves in this position a visual clue: Look, the world is hidden behind it (or a good poster;-), but it is not available to you. Be brave! Talk about it.

Germany
2021

Julia Löffler

Toungeless

In Turkey activists and journalists are arrested and silenced.

Germany
2017

Piotr Depta-Kleśta

Ecce Homo

This poster is a commentary on the condition of the modern human. We are so very virtual.

Poland
2017