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International Poster Competition
Graphisme dans la rue 2008 - 17ème édition

Received from Gilles Dupuis. Please see for more details.


For the past 16 years, the annual event known as “Graphisme dans la rue” (“Graphics in the Streets”) has been inviting graphic artists to create large-format posters addressing the theme of “the city”, then posting the works on billboards throughout the town of Fontenay-sous-Bois.

For 20 years, the city of Fontenay-sous-Bois has welcomed original graphic artists’ posters, providing commissions and a creative outlet for artists/designers.

this 3 edition of the international poster competition, we are calling for submissions from all professional graphic artists. Fontenay proposes using the poster as a means of reflection on the theme of "the city", raising questions as concerned citizens, and emphasizing universal values. Previously commissioned or previously published works cannot be submitted - only new and original author’s works are eligible.


The posters must be format 60 cm x 80 cm, horizontal (or “Italian”).
They must be digital or other prints (silkscreen, lithography, offset...), in color or black and white on paper.
The text could be in the language of the graphic designer’s country (a French translation of the text must accompany your work). We suggest you also send a written commentary to explain your.
The posters can be the work of a single artist or a group.

Entry deadline : Entries must be sent before the 15 March 2009.
Send your mailing address, email address and phone number.
Down load entry form at
Shipping costs must be paid by the artist.

Posters not selected will be available for pick-up by the artists at our premises until the end of June.
Selected posters remain the property of the City of Fontenay-sous-Bois.
The organizers reserve the right to use any information provided by the artist and well as the right (free of charge, but non-exclusive) to photographically reproduce the posters for the purpose of promoting the event and for any work or catalogue published for the occasion and within the framework of the event.
The author agrees to give Fontenay-en-Scènes (association - organizers of Graphisme dans la rue ) for free of charge the non-exclusive right to reproduce the posters and artist/author’s ork, in the media, as well as over the internet, throughout the period relating to the event.
The author is free to reproduce the poster of which he/she is the author in any manner or material.
The organizers reserve the right to cancel the competition should it be necessary due to circumstances outside their control.

An initial selection for the show will be made
from 30 May till 30 June, 2009.
All selected images will be shown on-line at the website

A second selection by a jury composed of professional graphic designers will award 3 equal prizes : the winners will have their images edited in silkscreen, format 120 cm x 160 cm and posted on billboards throughout the city of Fontenay-sous-Bois.
Each winner will receive the sum of 1500 euros and 20 examples of their silkscreened image.
You will find a retrospective of “Graphisme dans la rue” on the website
The event Graphisme dans la rue is organized by Fontenay-en-Scènes and receives funding from the DRAC Ile-de-France /
00 33 01 53 99 23 68
Graphisme dans la rue
Philippe Chat
166 boulevard Gallieni
94120 Fontenay-sous-Bois, France

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