“Keeping The Memory Alive”
International Poster Design Competition 2012
“Keeping The Memory Alive” - International Poster Competition 2012 is a project funded by the grant programme of the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research (ITF). Partnering in the project: Yad Vashem, Israel, together with the Israel Ministry of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs; Mémorial de la Shoah, France; and the European Shoah Legacy Institute, Czech Republic, in cooperation with the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme.
An international panel of distinguished judges, comprising experts in both design and in Holocaust Education, selected the 16 best posters from more than 300 submitted by design students from France, Israel and the Czech Republic on the subject “Keeping The Memory Alive” (Children in the Holocaust). The display was mounted across the world to mark the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust on 27 January 2012.
In today's world, where so many issues of importance seize global attention and attract debate, this exhibition showcases 16 young designers who have recognized the centrality of Holocaust Remembrance. The unique collection of posters reflects each designer's personal attempt to focus upon the memory of the Holocaust.
Three Winning Posters
Veronica Novakova, the Czech Republic
Martina Cejpova, the Czech Republic
Boris Grzeszcak, France