Posterheroes call for submissions to its second annual social poster competition

08 December 2011
Now in its second year, Posterheroes is an International social communication contest featuring 50x70 posters. The projects must be based on the themes of consumption and of conscious use of energetic and material resources, underlining the role of the user as an important actor in the global consumption/saving equilibrium.

Now in its second year, Posterheroes is an International social communication contest featuring 50x70 posters. The projects must be based on the themes of consumption and of conscious use of energetic and material resources, underlining the role of the user as an important actor in the global consumption/saving equilibrium.

All are invited to participate, especially young people and the International creative community. The contest will be completely held online, uploading the posters to the Posterheroes website.

International jury

  • Erola Boix (United States)
  • Anthony Burrill (United Kingdom)
  • Giorgio Camuffo (Italy)
  • Demian Conrad (Switzerland)
  • Designpolitie (the Netherlands)
  • Wladimir Marnich (Spain)
  • Bo Lundberg (Sweden)
  • Peter Orntoft (Denmark)
  • Patrick Thomas (Germany)
  • Trapped in Suburbia (the Netherlands)

Plug will organise a communication campaign with the posters considered the most interesting/deserving by the jury. The non-profit association will display the work in many italian and european cities - using non conventional and innovative instruments - to spread widely the core message of the initiative: "Think with your own head and participate!"

Campaign Book

The team behind Posterheroes have also created a book, available online, explaining the rationale for the project along with the selected posters and events from the 2010 competition.


For more information, see the call for entries or the 2010 competition book. For further information, please contact:

Plug team
T +39 347 9495412
W plugcreativity.org
W posterheroes.org

About Plug

PLUG is the dream of a group of creative young people who wish to share questions on social issues in contemporary culture through mass media. Plug was founded as an incubator of creativity, even as the "accelerator" - a tool to support innovation and pure talent, valued in a network of international expertise and professionalism.

PLUG is a horizontal, participatory nonprofit sensitive to social, economic and environmental issues. PLUG is synonymous with design, communication and social organisation in the nature and substance of its actions. PLUG produces and promotes competitions, events, conferences and educational training projects with the goal of seeing the world through the eyes of others, to mix colors and to present the choice to act.