Honorable Mention 2020 / Posters / Political

Me & You

  • Prize
    Honorable Mention in Political / Posters
  • University
    University of California, Davis
  • Lead
    Alireza Vaziri Rahimi

Legendary Persian poet, Rumi said: “I came to you without ‘me,’ so come to me without ‘you’.” I designed this series of posters based on my personal experiences, contemporary events in my country, and the consequence of political conflicts in my real life. I was waiting for 6 months to get my US student visa. That was an extra background check for Iranian applicants. Those days the academic year had begun and I didn't have any clear image for the future. Finally, I was able to get to the classes, but I believe these hardships will not end for people like me very soon.

I believe Design is a way of changing the world to be a better place. A better world might have a different definition for different walks of lives: maybe a beautiful modern bridge or an interface for a pioneer application, each can make one’s world a better place to live in. My greatest passion is to view and visualize the depth of a phenomenon beyond its existence. existence. When designers know themselves, then they will be able to take responsibility for their effect on society, As per the legendary Persian poet, Rumi said: “I came to you without ‘me,’ so come to me without ‘you’.”