endorsed | grafers 2016 traffic safety

15 September 2016
10 March 2017
International poster competition to promote social responsibility for traffic safety design.


ico-D is pleased to endorse grafers 2016 - Traffic Safety Ali Garginsu International Poster Competition organised by Edu Member Cyprus International University.

The aim of the competition is to raise awareness around traffic safety for drivers, motorcyclists, passengers and pedestrians as gesture of positive urban coexistence and socially responsible design. The competition is in honor of a student of Cyprus International University student: Ali Garginsu, who passed away in a motorbike accident in 2014.
Participation details
1. Participation in the Ali Garginsu Poster Award is free of charge.
2. Open to all countries worldwide.
3. Unlimited number of entries per participant.
4. Digital files only, submit here by 21 October.
5. Organisers (CIU FFDA) reserve the right to exhibit and publish selected works for non-commercial purposes.
6. All posters must prove authenticity.
7. Select winning posters will be part of the exhibition.
Vüsal Bağırov, Professor.Dr. Cyprus International University
Senih Çavuşoğlu,  Associate professor.Dr. Department of Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design at Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Erdal Aygenç, Associate professor.Dr., Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Near East University
Roya Alagheband, Instructor, Faculty of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Department of Graphic Design,Cyprus International University 
Derin Işıkören, Instructor, Faculty of Communication Sciences, European University of Lefke
Rasoul Parvari Moghadam, Instructor, Department of Art and Architecture at University of Guilan  
Hakan Dağ, Editor of Graphic Design Magazine and Consultant of Branding at Suit
Denis Olenik, Art Director and Designer of Pearl Studios (Montreal)
Important dates

17th February 2017 - Call for entries close

20-24th February 2017 - Jury evaluation

1st March 2017 - selected posters announcement

10th March 2017 - Opening exhibition


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