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GRYPHON - COMPETITION FOR THE BEST GRAPHIC DESIGN IN THE PREVIOUS TWO YEARS IN SERBIA, MONTENEGRO AND REPUBLIKA SRPSKA

GRAFICKI KOLEKTIV Gallery and the Printing House QUADRA, established and organized, in 1996, GRYPHON - biennial type competition for the best graphic design in Yugoslavia. The GRYPHON project - competition and exhibition - by valorizing the best artists' work, became unique and serious overview of the contemporary graphic design in Serbia, Montenegro and Republika Srpska. By promoting the most important artists and their work in the graphic design field, it also comes into the focus the universal range of the applied graphic arts, while the reputation and authority of the GRYPHON Award, as a serious recommendation for the artists, is affirmed at the international art scene as well.

The goal of the competition is to valorize the most important art work by the Yugoslavian graphic designers created within the previous two years.

The founders and organizers
Graficki Kolektiv Gallery
Belgrade, Obilicev venac 27
QUADRA, Printing House
Zemun, Tosin bunar 23

THE CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION
Works created in the period from January 1 to December 31 in last two years are to be submitted for the open competition. The realized works are to be submitted in accordance with the open competition’s conditions in one or more categories (up to three works in a category) until April 10 of the current year. The works in the “book and other publications”, “visual identity ”, “packing” and “securities” have to be realized in one of printing procedures in 100 or more copies (except for the billboards and fair presentations, where the project and an example of its use in space are submitted). For the works in the category of “typographic letter” the project and an example of its use in an edition are submitted. It is desirable for works to be submitted on a CD too. The works in the categories “Film, Video, TV, Graphics” and “Web Design” have to be previously broadcast within a television programme, in cinemas, on Internet or as presentations. The works are submitted on a compact disc, in the whole or in segments together with printed representative scenes. You can take the application form at the gallery of Grafički Kolektiv, Obilićev venac 27, Belgrade. The works must be packed and protected in accordance with the rules. The works for the open competition are submitted in person or by mail.

THE RULES OF SELECTION AND JURY WORK
- the selection commission makes its choice among the entered works
- among the chosen works, the jury chooses the awarded works in three categories:
a) The Gryphon Award
b) Acknowledgments
-the Gryphon Award consists of: a sculpture, a diploma and a sum of money, and only one work is awarded
-the Acknoledgments are valorized by a diploma

THE OPEN COMPETITION CATEGORIES
Book and Other Publications
Magazines, Catalogues, Newspapers, Leaflets, Calendars

Visual Identity
The basic visual constants used in four or more documents, graphic standards

Posters and Advertising
Posters and billboards of all kinds and purposes, black and white and colour-printed newspaper ads as well as fair presentations

Packing
All kinds of printed packing

Typographic Letter
New typographic shapes of Cyrillic and Latin letters

Securities
Banknotes, stamps, bonds, shares, cheques, lottery tickets

Film, video and TV graphics
Graphic design applied to live/animated pictures

Web Design
Graphic design applied to web presentations

GRYPHON - AWARDS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The First Yugoslav Open Competition for the Best Graphic Design in 1994 and 1995

Miloš Ilić - the Gryphon Award for the book “Marcel Duchamp”

Special acknowledgements:
Slavimir Stojanović- for life achievement
Đorđe Živković- for the work in the “Typographic Letter” category
Olivera Stojadinović- for the work in the „Typographic Letter“ category

The Second Yugoslav Open Competition for the Best Graphic Design in 1996 and 1997

Vladan Srdić - the Gryphon Award for the poster for the play „Lary Thompson- a tragedy of a youth”

Acknowledgments in Categories
Atila Kapitanj- for the work in the “Packin” category
Maja M. Marinković - for the work in the “Poster and Advertising” category
Igor Bogićević - for the work in the “Visual Identity” category
Borut Vild - for the work in the “Book and Other Publications” category
Željko Rajačić - for the work in the “Book and Other Publications” category
I’M Production - for the work in the “Film and TV graphics” category
Branka Ilić - for the work in the “Typographic Letter” category

Special Acknowledgments
Stjepan Fileki - for his contribution to the development in the field of typography
Škart Group- for their contribution to the development in the field of graphic design

The Third Yugoslav Open Competition for the Best Graphic Design in 1998 and 1999

Borut Vild - the Gryphon Award for the catalogue of the Second Annual Exhibition of the Contemporary Art Centre

Acknowledgments in Categories
Olivera Stojadinović - for the work in the “Typographic Letter” category
Vuk Loncarević - for the work in the “Book and Other Publications” category
Студио Studi - Mirjana Pištalo Gligorijević, Slobodan Manojlović – for the work in the “Packin” category

Special Acknowledgements
Škart group - for their authentic contribution to modern expression in graphic design

Talent Factory - for innovation and contribution to typography in the “Publikum” calendar
Branko Pavić with the “Case” team - for the “Case project” in the category “Book and Other Publications”

The Fourth Yugoslav Open Competition for the Best Graphic Design in 2000 and 2001

Goran Patlejh - The Gryphon Award for the book “Dada clipping, New moment”

Acknowledgements in Categories
Jovan Trkulja - for the “Geotakt I, II” project in the category “Book and Other Publications”
Škart i Branko Pavić - for the “Moderna” project in the category “Book and Other Publications”
Vladan Srdić - for the “Fabria art” calendar in the category “Book and Other Publications”

Special Acknowledgments
Radomir Vuković - for the “Kvadart” project in the category “Book and Other Publications”

The Fifth Open Competition for the Best Graphic Design in 2002 and 2003 in Serbia and Montenegro and Republika Srpska

Slavimir Stojanović – The Gryphon Award for the design of the “Publikum” calendar in 2004

Acknowledgements in Categories
Olivera Stojadinović – for the work “Resavska” in the “Typographic Letter” category
Mirjana Pištalo Gligorijević/ Studio Studio – for the Seventh International Biennial of Miniature Art calendar in the “Book and Other Publications” category
Tatjana Kuburović – for the work “Newyears package of the Rec office in Belgrade” in the “Poster and Advertising” category
Ovation BBDO – for the work “bilbord Chair” in the “Poster and Advertising” category
Igor Oršolić/ B92 – for the work “ TV grafika Mile VS Tranzicija” in the “web- design” category
Branko Basarovski – for the film credits for Apsolutnih sto in the “Film and TV graphics” category
Vladan Srdić/ Thesign - for the work “Web-design Thesign” in the “web-design” category

Special Acknowledgments
Nebojša Cvetković i Boris Marčetić - for their authentic contribution to modern expression in graphic design

The Sixth Open Competition for the Best Graphic Design in 2004 and 2005 in Serbia and Montenegro and Republika Srpska

Isidora Nikolić - the Gryphon Award for the work “Invisible towns”

Acknowledgements in Categories
Goran Patlejh - for the work “Drot”, in the “Typographic Letter” category
Vladan Srdić/TheSign - for the work “Prodiet”, in the “Packing” category and for the work “Sushimama”, in the “Poster and Advertising” category
Dušan Pavlić - for the work “Ptičji grip”, in the “Book and Other Publications” category
Can Advertising - for the work Société Générale “4 elements” of the company , in the “Poster and Advertising” category
Jovan Rocanov - for the work “Jovan Rocanov Graphic Designer”, in the web- design category
Lana Vasiljević - for the work “UNHCR calendar and poster”, in the “Visual Identity” category

Special Acknowledgments
Olivera Stojadinović - for authentic contribution in the typographic letter category, work Anima and realization of the e-newsletter TIPOMETAR.

The Seventh Open Competition for the Best Graphic Design in 2006 and 2007 in Serbia and Montenegro and Republika Srpska

Igor Oršolić - the Gryphon Award for the work “Yellow cab”

Acknowledgements in Categories
Vedran Eraković - for the work “Adamant”, in the “Typographic Letter” category
Jovan Trkulja -for the work “Hate”, in the category “Book and Other Publications”
Studio Pure / Mane Radmanović i Nebojša Cvetković - for the work « Dis – patch 6 », Electronic music Festival, in the category “Securities”

The Eighth Open Competition for the Best Graphic Design in 2008 an 2009 in Serbia and Montenegro and Republika Srpska

A3.Format - the Gryphon Award for the work “Ideology of Design Vol: 04”

Acknowledgements in Categories
Jovan Čekić / Koan Studio - for the work “Zenit 1921-1926”, in the “Book and Other Publications” category
Vedran Eraković - for the work “Adamant sans”, in the “Typographic Letter” category
Lana Vasiljević - for the work “Zaplet”, in the “Visual Identity” category
Miloš Ilić i Breai Plavec -   for the work “Kampanja za The Fridge (Čovek, Pauk, Riba, Tegla, Monstrum)”, in the “Poster and Advertising” category
Insomnia Design - for the work “Bello”, in the “Packing” category

Special Acknowledgments
Peter Gregson Studio - for the work “CRUNCHY Fun&Fit”, in the “Packing” category
Metaklinika - for the work “Identitet pozorišne sezone”, in the “Visual Identity” category

The Ninth Open Competition for the Best Graphic Design in 2010 an 2011 in Serbia and Montenegro and Republika Srpska

Jovana Budošan & Aleksandar Ilić - the Gryphon Award for the work “Folder Culture”

Acknowledgements in Categories
Metaklinika - for the work “2.0 Diagonal”, in the “Visual Identity” category
Tijana Rančić - for the work “Five Danube's Miracles”, in the “Book and Other Publications” category
Dragan Pešić - for the work “Epigraph”, in the “Typographic Letter” category

The Tenth Open Competition for the Best Graphic Design in 2012 an 2013 in Serbia and Montenegro and Republika Srpska

Metaklinika - the Gryphon Award for the work “Until the End - International Spring Laser Summit of Cheap Graphics”

Acknowledgements in Categories
Slavica Dragosavac - for the work “Work in Progress/Bomb”, in the “Poster and Advertising” category
Sandra Milanović - for the work “Robotics”, in the “Poster and Advertising” category
Katarina Popović - for the work “Yugoslavia: How Ideology Moved Our Collective Body”, in the “Poster and Advertising” category
Zoran Borenović -   for the work “Calendar 2013”, in the “Securities” category
Mane Radmanović - for the work “Everything but the Kitchen Sink”, in the “Book and Other Publications” category

Special Acknowledgments
Isidora Nikolić - for the work “Ce cote enhaut /The fragile world of constellation”, in the “Visual Identity” category

The Eleventh Open Competition for the Best Graphic Design in 2014 an 2015 in Serbia and Montenegro and Republika Srpska

Peter Gregson Studio - the Gryphon Award for the work “Đurđić Wines” in the “Packing” category

Acknowledgements in Categories
Mane Radmanović - for the work “Among Us, Untold Stories of Gay and Lesbian Lives”, in the “Book and Other Publications” category
Ana Prodanović - for the work “Petra Font Family”, in the “Typographic Letter” category
Peter Gregson Studio - for the work “GIR WOODCRAFT”, in the “Visual Identity” category
Milena Savić i Aleksandar Savić -   commendation for the work “Elements”, in the “Book and Other Publications” category

Special Acknowledgments
Coba & Associates - for contribution to Serbian visual artistic scene


The “Gryphon” sign: Slobodan Manojlović
The “Gryphon” sculpture: Miroljub Stamenković

 
 
 
 
   
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