Starting 30th November and until 05th December we will host renowned graphic designers from several countries including experts of social and cultural poster and typography. Official program includes visual experiences, presentations, designers meet-ups and after party.

Skopje Poster Festival will again provide extraordinary visual experiences to the public – exhibition of posters, lectures from several distinguished graphic designers and of course party and networking meetings.

Opening of the main exhibition of finalist posters from the 8. International Student Poster Competition is scheduled for Monday, 30th November at 20:00h CET. Along with the finalist posters works of the winners from 7. ISPC “Design for Peace” will be presented as well as the children drawings on “Enabled for Disabled” issue done under the mentorship of Jan Bajtlik will be showcased. At this venue the winners of 8. Skopje poster competition will be announced.

The following day, 1st December the design audience will enjoy the jury-members lectures. Issues presented by Peter Pocs, Lasko Dzurovski, Paula Troxler, Gotz Gramlich and Peter Bankov will be regarding russian design, design ideas development and execution, social poster, posters of cultural value, but also commercial projects that are part of the jury-members portfolios. All interested parts could RSVP at this webpage: https://skopjeposter.com/en/my-events//

“Beginning this year we are starting new initiative “Special jury works selection” – an exhibition of the most acknowledged and important posters by members of the jury.  This along with the exhibition of the winners of the competition makes Skopje Poster Festival very attractive for both participating students and the wider audience. “ – says Laze Tripkov, Chairman of Plakart.

Another inspiring event is on this year festival program, on 02nd December students and graphic designers from Macedonia and region will join the meet-up with jury-members trying to promote their ideas, be advised on their portfolio or just to hang-out and have designers chat.

Exhibitions will close 05th December which will be considered start of the “Enabled for Disabled” world tour.

 

 

8. Skopje Poster Festival  | Enabled for Disabled |

Skopje, Macedonia

30 November – 05 December 2015

 

30  November

11:00 – press-conference at YCC Gallery (MKC)

20:00 – Finalist exhibition 8. ISPC | winners announcement | works of winners of 7. ISPC | kids drawings

 

01 December

Presentations/workshops by jury members – YCC (MKC) – Pocket Cinema

11:00 – Short presentation of the winners of 7. ISPC Skopjeposter “Designers for Peace”

11:30 – Paula Troxler | Developing Design Ideas |

12:15 – Lasko Dzurovski | Macedonian cyrylic – yesterday, today and tomorrow |

13:00 – Götz Gramlich | In gggeneral – Commercial, Cultural and Social Design Projects |

13:45-14:00 – Break

14:00 – Peter Bankov | Russian Graphic Design |

14:45 – Péter Pócs | Posters and Ideas |

15:30 – Q&A disscussion

 

20:30 Opening of the | Jury Members Poster Exhibition | – MKC Club&Restaurant

22:00 After-party – MKC Club&Restaurant

 

02 December  

10:00 – 14:00 Meetings with students / designers | portfolio reviews, discussion, engagement meet-ups | – MKC Club&Restaurant