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Proud Achievement from EMU Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design Department Student

Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Communication Faculty, Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design Department graduate student Jalil Haghanipour’s work succeeded in being among the 200 to be exhibited with the two posters that he designed.   

The posters designed by the student within the scope of the "Workshop I" graduate course conducted by EMU Communication Faculty Dean Prof. Dr. Senih Çavuşoğlu took part in the poster competition themed "Fake News". A total of 6078 works competed in the mentioned competition organized by ‘Poster for Tomorrow’ which is an independent and non-profit art institution based in Paris. As a result of the evaluations, Jalil Haghanipour’s works were among the 200 to be exhibited with the two posters that he designed and achieved a significant success.

Jalil Haghanipour said: “I am honored that the poster I prepared in the competition, which included 6078 posters sent from different countries, was chosen among the posters to be exhibited. We will graduate as self-confident individuals thanks to the infrastructural facilities and teaching staff of EMU Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design Department. I would like to thank Prof. Dr. Senih Çavuşoğlu and Head of Department Asst. Prof. Dr. Fırat Tüzünkan for their support in my participation in the competition ”.

In his statement, Prof. Dr. Senih Çavuşoğlu pointed out that international competitions are extremely important and expressed that the success achieved made them proud. Prof. Dr. Çavuşoğlu emphasized that the successes achieved in international platforms demonstrate the quality of the education provided. Prof. Dr. Çavuşoğlu underlined that success is never a coincidence.

Asst. Prof. Dr. Tüzünkan stated that international competitions offer an important opportunity for students to test their skills and see where they are in world standards. Asst. Prof. Dr. Tüzünkan said, "We are proud of the success our student achieved in the competition held with intense participation from different parts of the world".

The "Poster for Tomorrow" competition aims to encourage people inside and outside the design community to make posters on issues that affect and cause controversy. With the "Poster for Tomorrow" competition, 40 thousand posters from more than 150 countries and more than 1000 exhibitions at 5 continents have been hosted for more than 10 years.