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President of jury:
Uwe Loesch / Germany

The international jury: >
Reza Abedini / Iran
Melchior Imboden / Switzerland
Uwe Loesch / Germany
Rene Wanner / Switzerland
Yuan Youmin / China

   

Uwe Loesch
Germany
Born 1943 in Dresden, living in Düsseldorf since 1958, where he studied graphic design at the Peter Behrens Academy from 1964 to 1968. After finishing his studies he worked in his own studio for social and cultural institutions, publishing companies, museums and exhibitions.In 1984 several of his posters became part of the permanent exhibition of the Museum of Modern Art New York.In 1985 he was named professor at the Peter Behrens Academy in Düsseldorf and since 1990 he is professor at the University of Wuppertal.

Uwe Loesch is a member of the AGI Alliance Graphique Internationale, the TDC Type Directors Club New York and the ADC Art Directors Club of Germany.He was a member of the jury of the International Poster Biennials in Warsaw, Lahti, Fort Collins Colorado, Moscow, Chaumont, Brno, Sofia and Toyama.

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Reza Abedini
Iran
Born in 1967 Tehran, Iran. Graduated in graphic design from the school of Fine Arts in 1985,B. A in Painting from Tehran Art University in 1992, Professional career as graphic designer since 1989 .Founded Reza Abedini Studio, Tehran in 1993.

Reza Abedini is a member of the AGI, Alliance Graphique Internationale.

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Melchior Imboden
Switzerland
Born in 1956,studied Graphic-Design at the University of design and art in Luzern. After practical work in Milan and Basel he worked initially at a advertising agency in Zürich. Afterwards in 1992 he became a freelance graphic designer and photographer. His main field of activity as a graphic designer is in poster-design and book-and catalogue-design. He took part in several international poster-and photo-exhibitions. His posters and photographs are part of several permanent museums and private collections. Many of his art-exhibitions were honored with numerous awards. As a photographer he has participated in many national and international photo-exhibitions and has received several photo-awards for his work.Melchior Imboden is a member of the AGI, Alliance Graphique Internationale.

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Rene Wanner
Switzerland
Grew up in Zuerich and studied in Switzerland, Canada, the United States and Germany, finishing with a PhD in experimental physics. During his professional life Rene Wanner have worked in pure and applied science, the army, in marketing research, crop protection, strategic business planning, database management and other projects .He began to collect posters in his early youth already - as a hobby - in large numbers in 1977 during a business trip. As poster collector is the subject of his first web poster exhibition.Since September 1997 when he was in retirement, and spend his time on Rene Wanner's Poster Page and various other poster activities.In addition to collecting posters, he also collect information on posters and their designers for a Poster Bibliography, an activity that brought he in contact with many poster centers and libraries and specialists and designers throughout the world.
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Yuan Youmin
China
1971 Born in Anhui.
1995 B.A., China Academy of Art;
1999 Master of Visual Communication Design. Currently, Professor, China Academy of Art,Director of Graphic Design, China Academy of Art.
2002 April to September 2000 Student, Ecole National Superieure des Beaux-Art de Dijon, France .
2003 Associate Secretary-General, 1st China International Poster Biennial.2004 Art Director, 15th Graphic Arts Festival Workshop, Chaumont for the students, France .2005 Chief Secretary, 2nd China International Poster Biennial.

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