Official print competitions for PyeongChang 2018 launched

In partnership with a Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, a PyeongChang Organising Committee for a 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) has launched a foe for a pattern of posters compelling both events.

The open call for entries began on Tuesday May 2, with a lecture event due to take place during a National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul on May 18. Entrants might contention their applications between 24 and 31 July, with a winners to be announced this September.

The 10 winning designs for both a Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will go on arrangement during a series of museums and art galleries opposite a country, among them a National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and a Gangneung Art Centre. The winning artists will any accept 10 million Korean won and will also have their work archived by a International Olympic Committee (IOC).

In enchanting a far-reaching operation of artists and giving them a event to have their work showcased on a tellurian stage, a print foe seeks to pull on their creativity to foster a suggestion of a Olympic and Paralympic Games and communicate a messages and themes in a accumulation of ways.

Entries will be judged on their ability to demonstrate a thought of a Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 as a festival of unity, togetherness and joy, and to simulate a values, ideals and prophesy of a Games and a impression of both a Republic of Korea and PyeongChang.

POCOG is anticipating to attract singular designs that set PyeongChang 2018 detached from prior Winter Games. “We wish that a central art print foe for both a Olympic and Paralympic Games will attract some of a tip artists,” pronounced POCOG President Lee Hee-beom. “We trust it will give them an event to emanate something special that will concede us to applaud and commemorate this smashing tellurian festival of foe and enlightenment to be hosted in a nation subsequent year.

“The winning designs will form an implausible collection that embodies a culture, a traditions and a swell we have made, giving a universe a glance of a Republic of Korea by art,” combined a POCOG President. “I demeanour brazen to saying a entries and saying a several ways in that people use art to demonstrate a Games.”

Open to anyone aged 19 or over on 2 May 2017, a print foe is directed during artists with a credentials in pattern or excellent arts, with entrants authorised to contention a limit of dual designs for both Games.

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