LANGUAGES MATTER! A UNESCO poster competition

Competition Details


by Josue Oquendo
Co-authors: Victor Lleras

This entry is a celebration of the languages of the world. Is a way of saying “In the middle of desperate times” is the power of words that is going to move us forward. The translation of the phrase: “Celebrate Diversity” in a yellow confetti background is a celebration on cultural diferences, on the beauty of words, meanings, ways of thinking and above all LANGUAGE. It doesn’t matter if you understand each written word, if you just know
2 languages of the ones represented you will figured that is the same phrase written in different idioms and a smile will follow. That smile is part of the design, of the way that we want people to feel when they are exposed to the poster. The purpose is not only to inform but to create consciousness. Only then a greater purpose will be served.