‘This Is Apartheid’ Poster Contest

Help fight injustice. Help the world understand Israeli apartheid. Itisapartheid.org and the Lajee Center are calling on activists and artists to submit a poster to the “This is Apartheid Poster Contest.”

Art has always been an important part of liberation struggles.  Images inspire and convey concepts beyond words.

Itisapartheid.org and the Lajee Center are sponsoring a competition for artists and graphic designers, who are invited to submit posters on the theme of Israeli Apartheid.

These posters should reflect the nature, realities, and/or consequences of apartheid policies in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. Posters will be judged by a panel of distinguished activists and artists and through internet voting.

The winning entries will be featured in an online poster gallery and disseminated widely on the internet and various other venues. Youth from refugee camps in Gaza and the West Bank will participate in the contest.

About the Contest


We oppose all forms of racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism.  Artwork must be original for this contest.  Submissions should not exceed 2 MB.  If your work is selected, you will be asked to provide a high resolution (minimum 300 dpi), print-ready digital file to a maximum size of 38″x25″.   All posters should include the phrase “Endisraeliapartheid.com” in a prominent location.


All posters must be submitted by October 1, 2012.


Posters must be accompanied by a statement from the maker including her/his name, contact information and any companies, organizations and/or agencies with which s/he is associated.

Competitors must also include a statement acknowledging acceptance of the terms of use.

Submissions can be made by email to: info@itisapartheid.org

Include your contact info and statement about terms of use. We will email you acknowledging your submissions.


First-hand witnesses of apartheid, artists, and representatives of sponsoring groups will judge posters.  The Global Prize will be judged through internet voting.


Expert Jury Prize (judges made up of distinguished artists and activists):  $400
Palestinian Prize (winner must be Palestinian): $300
6 Honorable Mention prizes:  $100 each

For questions or to make a submission, please email info@itisapartheid.org

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