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by Eric last modified Aug 19, 2011

World Water Week, which highlights the issues surrounding our most precious natural global resource, is happening in Stockholm, Sweden August 21-27, 2011. In order to help raise awareness, there was recently a "Water is Life" poster competition that called students and young artists to action through artistic interpretation. The posters are now part of a traveling exhibition currently stopped at Duravit's own headquarters in the Black Forest of Germany, where it will remain until September...




 

 

Waterislife_Gentner World Water Week, which highlights the issues surrounding our most precious natural global resource, is happening in Stockholm, Sweden August 21-27, 2011. In order to help raise awareness, there was recently a "Water is Life" poster competition that called students and young artists to action through artistic interpretation. The posters are now part of a traveling exhibition currently stopped at Duravit's own headquarters in the Black Forest of Germany, where it will remain until September 10th. See and learn more about the posters after the jump...

The competition's results surpassed all expectations: more than 5,000 artists from 83 countries adopted their own creative approaches, using a wide variety of different motifs to present their take on the message "Water is Life". Winning works will travel around the world throughout 2011.

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Winners:
1st Place: Pawel Dadok - Poland
2nd Place: Jian Jie - China
3rd Place (tied): Peter Blasl - Austria
3rd Place (tied): Yanyan Chen - China

Special Award Winners:

Special award by Duravit:
Xiao Jun Wang - China

Special award by the Chairman of ZVSHK:
Aleksander Pujszo - Poland

Special award by Gentner:
Xi Luo - China

Take a look here for a larger sampling of these amazing works and help the cause directly by ordering poster reproductions and postcards. Posters (€ 59.00 plus VAT, postage and shipping) and Postcard sets of 15 (€ 10 plus VAT) may be ordered through the German Central Sanitary, Heating and Air-conditioning Association (ZVSHK) by contacting Mrs. Anne Schumacher via phone (+49 22 41 92 99) or via email at a.schumacher@zentralverband-shk.de

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