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  • Writer's picturelisa winstanley

2 Posters make the Poster Stellars 1st Intercontinental Poster Competition!

I am honoured that 2 of my poster designs were Selected as finalists for the 1st Intercontinental Poster Competition 2021. You can see my work alongside some of the other amazing talent here in the online Winner's Gallery.

So proud that my work is up there with the amazing Ryan Slone, Fons Hickmann and Leo Lin to name but a few.

Take the Red Pill

speaks of an online community hosted on Reddit where men go to circulate toxic perspectives of women. A place where anonymity, male privilege and rape culture dominate. Taking either the red pill or the blue pill refers to a choice between the willingness to learn a life-changing truth, by taking the red pill, or remaining in ignorant bliss with the blue pill. This poster examines how taking the red pill in this context perpetuates hate and discrimination; a journey down the rabbit hole into that no-one should take

Take the Red Pill Poster

All Eyes on You

Having lived in the Middle East for the best part of a decade and being wonderfully immersed and welcomed into an Arabic family, I was inspired by this rich culture and my husband’s belief in the ‘evil eye’; believed to be a curse cast by a malevolent glare, usually given to a person when one is unaware. The Hamsa (hand symbol) is believed by many Middle Easterners, to provide defence against the evil eye and symbolically features subtly within the poster design of many eyes.



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