Posterheroes: Shaping the Future – Social Communication Contest

Deadline: 17 February 2018
Open to: individuals artists or groups
Award: 2,500 EUR


Now in its seventh year, the Posterheroes contest is open for entries for 2018 and invites artists worldwide to submit poster designs on the subject: Shaping the Future.

This contest is a call to action, to tell how we want our future and the future of the next generations.

Posterheroes: Shaping the Future is an international communication and social graphic art contest organized by PLUG – non profit Cultural Association, Favini S.r.l. and IED Firenze.


The contest is open to individuals or groups for up to three (3) entries per participant related to the following subjects:

  • Climate changes and global warming effects;
  • Equal access to food and water;
  • AI and robotics;
  • Social relationship and human rights.


An international jury, consisting of graphic, art and communication experts, will have the task of selecting the 40 winning posters and assign a special mention plus a prize of 2,500 EUR to the author of the work that will interpret the values of Shaping the Future at its best.

All the selected posters will be part of a catalog and will be part also of an exhibition in Florence in May 2018.

How to Apply?

In order to apply fill the application form.

For more information please visit the official website.