International Reggae Poster Contest in Athens, Greece

By ARC Magazine Thursday, December 6th, 2012 Categories: Competitions, Exhibitions, Updates

AKTO Art & Design College in Athens, Greece launches a four-week International Reggae Poster exhibition. Curator and co-founder Maria Papaefstathiou of the contest presented the 100 winning posters from the First International Reggae Poster Contest 2012 at the AKTO Art & Design College on November 22, the display will continue until December 15, 2012.

This one-month exhibition, follows, by two months, the first exhibition which opened on 30 September last at the National Gallery of Art in Kingston, Jamaica.  As in Jamaica, this exhibit will include the top 100 posters as well as special contributed works from respected designers, and special events such as a panel discussion on music poster design, and a silk-screen printing demonstration by Manolis Angelakis from TIND. The opening is being organized by the Jamaican Consul General to Greece, William Argeros. It will be accompanied by reggae music, an offer by German Selector, Hille, from SoundQuake Sound/Germany and Chairman of HELP Jamaica!

The exhibition hosted by Mr. Argeros, will include members of the diplomatic community, school officials, designers, students and fans of reggae music.

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