The Don State Technical University summed up the design competition “Form=Manifesto”, dedicated to the centenary of the Higher Art and Technical Studios, the press service of the educational institution reports. The leading positions were taken by the work of contestants from Rostov-on-Don, Volgograd, and Moscow.
The competition was attended by over 300 works by students of specialized universities from different countries. There were designers from Rostov-on-Don, Azov, Taganrog, Novocherkassk, Volgograd, Stavropol, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Tomsk, Blagoveshchensk, Barnaul, Irkutsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Lipetsk, Yaroslavl, Simferopol (Crimea), Solerno (Italy), Melbourne (Australia), Lviv (Ukraine), and Hadera (Israel).
The works of the participants were presented in 4 categories, namely poster, graphic composition, the 3D composition of environmental objects, and art photography. The jury included famous designers, artists, and teachers from Rostov-on-Don, Moscow, Tomsk, Yaroslavl, Melbourne, Salerno, Milan, and Hadera. The participants tried to express the aesthetics of constructivism, which combines an artistic experiment with the rationality of project thinking.