International Artists Design Billboards for Festival

We encounter billboards on a regular basis. There are some that make us cringe and some that make clever use of the medium. We’ve seen other art projects with billboards that challenge people’s perceptions. And the billboards in “Art Moves,” the largest festival of billboard art, are worth checking out. For one, Art Moves’s competition category features work by young international artists. And their designs seek to answer an overarching slogan.

This year, the billboard designs focused on addressing the Art Moves’ slogan: “The community or the individual? Support or control?” While this art festival opens on September 6 in Torun, Poland,  you can see a few of the top 10 billboards from the competition exhibition here.

Main winner in the competition section. By Thomas Rousset from France.

Main winner in the competition section. By Thomas Rousset from France.

By Leah Rosenberg from USA

By Leah Rosenberg from USA

The International Art on Billboard Festival Art Moves presents the work in an urban space and divides them into either the main exhibition or the competition exhibition. As part of it’s goal, Art Moves seeks to bring art into a public, urban space and expose new audiences to various works – instead of using billboards only as a means for advertising. The competition exhibition showcases the work of young artists from all over the world.

By Majid Soleymani from Iran

By Majid Soleymani from Iran

Enter your work in the HOW Poster Designs.

According to Art Moves:

These works constitute a creative artistic statement centered around the festival’s competition slogan. We prepare the topics for our annual competition in such a way, as to make them reflect the processes and social phenomena that shape the contemporary, global world. These topics are rooted in our deep sociological, psychological and philosophical considerations and they testify to our concern with the shape of the reality surrounding us.

By Lex Drewinski  from Germany/Poland

By Lex Drewinski from Germany/Poland

This year, the festival received entries from 401 artists from 55 countries and more than 750 pieces. What would you design to answer the competition’s slogan?

 

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