TAM-TAM Inštitut is announcing the 13th international PLAKTIVAT competition in designing a city poster on the topic of “SOLIDARITY”.
At a time of growing conflicts between people of opposing views and lifestyles, which are further bolstered by populisms, radicalisms, the media, and all manner of algorithms, our previous definition of solidarity is being tested and with it, the democratic and civilizational values upon which Europe and most of the western world are founded. If we add to this the extremely individualised nature of our society, which all too often places the individual and their personal freedom ahead of the interests of the community, the social consensus upon which solidarity is based is in peril.
The pandemic took this issue to its extreme. What is therefore that lowest common denominator, which remains acceptable to us as a society and is it strong enough to ensure that solidarity as we knew it perseveres in the future? We believe that everyone involved, even if they hail from opposing (enemy) camps, should strive for this. Among them, creative industries, culture, and art play a particularly important role.
Our action aims to encourage and strengthen solidarity in society, open the discussion about the fundamental values of solidarity, and reflect on the significance of solidarity in developing a better society in our future.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:
Participation in the competition is free of charge. The competition is open to all creators, individuals as well as agencies and companies, who want to help create our common living environment. By submitting their work to the competition, the artists agree to all of the competition’s provisions; i.e. those clearly stated in the competition documentation, as well as those which can be reasonably deduced.
One applicant may submit no more than 3 posters.
- The winning poster will be printed and published on 500 TAM-TAM city posters across Slovenia,
- It will be automatically entered in the competitions of the Slovenian Advertising Festival SOF and the Brumen biennial of Slovenian Design,
- The winner receives Plaktivat’s MEGAFON and a winning plaque,
- All participants receive a e-plaque commemorating their participation, awarded by the organizer of Plaktivat, TAM-TAM Institute.