The third issue of the FORTY FIVE SYMBOLS magazine introduces the winners of the globalmurmurs 15/16 competition.

The jury of the FORTY FIVE SYMBOLS open call for entries “globalmurmurs 2015/16” was greatly impressed with the quality of projects submitted from a variety of countries including Taiwan, South Africa, Germany and the U.S.. Overall, the participants demonstrate agency to depict social challenges and use sophisticated methods to translate their political voice into compelling visual artwork using the minimal approach of forty-fi ve black and white symbols. The submitted visual narratives express individual perspectives on the topics of transforming gender & identity, shifting cities & urban inequality and global social & climate changes. The selection process of the jury was driven by the following criteria: Ability to translate topics into visuals, the level of exploration of the symbolic elements to transmit the message/story, systematic approach and uniqueness of the visual language. The Jury recognizes the amount of work that was invested into the submitted projects and greatly appreciates the diverse, thoughtful and imaginative ideas that were received through the proposals.

Find the documentation of the process on our blog.

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