Mind Matters – Mental health awareness with a visual

Premise 

UNI invites Architects, Visual/Graphic Designers, and therefore the student fraternity for the third edition of its series of Graphic Design Challenges as a part of its unit block, Graphis. Challenges under ‘Graphis’ are carefully curated to bring out the simplest of communication and graphic language to teach , reflect, and encourage change with reference to pertinent world issues through visuals.

A picture is worth thousand words, and Graphis abides by that adage, to inspire participants to undertake and portray complex ideas and emotions through a still image. The competition understands the importance of efficient and effective communication within the digital age and aims to acknowledge innovative ideas and techniques that aim to redefine the notions guiding conventional graphic design, and foremost, create impact.

Theme

Mental illnesses affect 19% of the adult population, 46% of teenagers, and 13% of youngsters annually . People battling their psychological state could also be in your family, live nearby , teach your children, add subsequent cubicle, or sit within the same aisle. However, only half those affected receive treatment, actually because of the stigma attached to psychological state . Untreated, mental disease can contribute to higher medical expenses, poorer performance at college and work, fewer employment opportunities, and increased risk of suicide.

The Brief of this particular challenge is to form a poster/artwork – that either promotes psychological state awareness OR visualizes the consequences of poor psychological state on our daily lives through metaphorical/surreal illustrations. the pictures shouldn’t depict any sort of self-harm, but shall be something which will be shared by people to hold your message with the poster.

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