Stonewall's Anniversary Poster Design Competition

Deadline: 02/07/2019  |  Published: 02/06/2019  |  Venue: SEAS / Brighton Pride, UK  |  City: Brighton  |  Region: East Sussex  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  SEAS - socially engaged art salon

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SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon's international competition for a poster design to celebrates the Stonewall uprising 50th anniversary.

SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon is launching an international competition for a poster design that celebrates the Stonewall uprising 50th anniversary.

The 12 best works will be printed by SEAS and will be exhibited as part of Riot! Celebrating Stonewell's Anniversary exhibition which is part of Brighton & Hove Pride, UK. More details on the exhibition can be viewed here: https://seasbrighton.com/2019/05/29/riot-celebrating-stonewalls-anniversary-2nd-august-31st-august-2019/

The competition winner will also receive a free one week artist’s residency at SEAS at the heart of Brighton + free use of SEAS’s studio and a free solo exhibition in 2020. See more info about SEAS’s artist’s residency here: https://seasbrighton.com/2019/02/18/rolling-call-for-seass-artists-residency/

The exhibition is open to  visual artists, photographers, illustrators, graphic designers, and any creatives aged 18+, from the UK and abroad.

The work needs to be suitable for printing as A1 size (594 x 841 mm).

The theme of the work can explore the historical event, the important role of trans and persons of colour in this event; it’s everlasting significance to LGBTQI communities, the current struggles of LGBTQI communities around the world, and more. 

Info about the Stonewall uprising can be found here: https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/06/28/what-were-the-stonewall-riots-the-story-of-the-historic-demonstrations-on-their-49th-anniversary/

Stonewall Uprising, Documentary film by Kate Davis, David Heilbroner: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhMeFmt51dQ

 

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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Anyone, 18+
When is the deadline?
2nd July 2019, 5pm
How many works can I submit?
up to two
How much does it cost?
It is free.
Are there payments to artists?
The winner will get a one week artist's residency at SEAS
See: https://seasbrighton.com/2019/02/18/rolling-call-for-seass-artists-residency/
Does the location have disabled access?
yes
What publicity will be provided as part of the opportunity?
PR and social media as part of the exhibition
Do I need to be present?
no
What happens if my proposal is chosen?
You will be notified, and It will be printed by SEAS and exhibited at the Pride Exhibition

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