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The Tolerance Poster Show in Reykjavík, Iceland

Originally, the Tolerance Poster Show was supposed to open in Iceland as part of the Design March Festival. Unfortunately, Because of Covid-19 the festival had been postponed. The organizer, FÍT (Félag íslenska teiknara) and The Association of Icelandic Graphic Designers 2020, decided to re-open the festival, from June 24th - 29th in Hafnartorg, 101 Reykjavík. The Tolerance Poster Project was exhibited alongside the Art Directors Club of Europe 2019 Gold Winners traveling exhibition in Tryggvagata 21, at the "harbour square", where much of the Design March activity was taking place.
I want to send a special thank you to Director of the Board, Kristín Eva Ólafsdótti and Curator, Becky Forsythe, for their effort in organizing this show.


The Tolerance Poster Show in Sisak, Croatia

The Day of Anti-Fascist Struggle, commemorated June 22, 1941, when the First Sisak Partisan Detachment was founded. That was the first armed anti-fascist unit not only in Croatia but also in that part of Europe. This event was the reason for organizing the exhibition of Tolerance posters.

The exhibition of 150 Tolerance posters was created in collaboration the Gradska galerija Striegl and was set up within the pedestrian zone of Sisak, on June 20, 2020 the eve of the Day of Anti-Fascist Struggle.
We are especially grateful to Alma Trauber the director of the Gradska galerija Striegl and Belina the printer of the posters, who made this show possible.







Poster for the Sisak show created by Sven Soric.

Second Tolerance Poster Show at Maine College of Art, USA

From December 13th 2019 to February 22nd 2020, the Maine College of Art featured the Tolerance Poster Show. In the time of a Pandemic, it seems as though we need Tolerance more than ever. Due to this, the Maine College of Art has realized and reconfigured a new version of the Tolerance Poster Show that is showcased in the in the street-side windows of the school.



Tolerance Poster in Chelyabinsk, Russia

On March 6th the Tolerance Poster Show opened at the "Center of Intercultural Communications of Chelyabinsk Regional Universal Scientific Library" in Chelyabinsk, Russia. The show is a part of the event "Days of Design in Public Library”, and is scheduled to be up until April 25th. This is subject to change, depending on how the situation with the Coronavirus develops, even so far they don’t have any cases there.
This is the second Tolerance Poster Show organized in Chelyabinsk.

The Tolerance Poster Show in Shenandoah University, USA

Because of the Coronavirus threat, we have a "soft opening" of the Tolerance Poster Show in Shenandoah University, Virginia. The posters are on display in the HLSB’s Halpin Rotunda and lobby. At this point the university campus is closed, but the show will stay open until the safe return of the students.

This show was made possible with the dedicated effort of Matthew Klein.




The Tolerance Poster Show in Zrenjanin, Serbia

On Friday, February 21st the Tolerance Poster Show opened in and in front of the National Museum in Zrenjanin, Serbia. The show is going to stay on display until April 3rd 2020.

This show was made possible with the dedicated effort of Dejan Vorgic.









The Tolerance Poster Show in Turda, Romania

On Friday December 13th the Tolerance Poster Show opened at Fabrica de Timp Liber (former beer factory), converted into a comunity center. The show was hosted by Ratiu Democracy Centre, which is created to encourage and promote democratic values such as freedom of thought, tolerance and diversity. The show was a part of "(r)evolution" event featuring workshop on education and discussion on tolerance having as guest speaker Paul Mureșan, a well known Romanian artist  and outspoken gay rights activist.
This show was made possible with the effort of Ovidiu Hrin, Ciprian Cucu and Ratiu Democracy Centre.