Open to children and young people aged 11–18 attending school or college in Greater London.*
Welcome to the I-D Creation Poster Competition for Schools and Colleges inspired by the film ‘The Bureaucracy of Angels’ by artists Broomberg & Chanarin, a project commissioned by Art on the Underground. This competition is open to all schools and colleges based in the Greater London area*, as your opportunity to create an eye-catching poster design. The winning design will be chosen by the artists, then produced by a professional designer and exhibited at the winner’s local Tube station and featured online.
Design and create a poster as an alternative Zip Oyster or Oyster photocard**, inspired by ‘The Bureaucracy of Angels’, and the themes of identity and identity cards.
- A self-portrait
- An object that represents you
- A journey you’ve taken – locally or abroad
- A reference to your local Tube station
- A feature from ‘The Bureaucracy of Angels’
Please DO NOT include your name in the design.
Entries should be in portrait format but can be in any style (e.g. abstract, impressionist, cartoon, etc.) with the exception of graffiti-style artworks, which are not eligible, and you can use any colours or simply black and white. Entries must avoid lots of white space.
Entries may use any 2D medium such as drawing, painting, digital photography, computerised imagery, collage, or photographic collage.
Register your School or College
Schools and colleges can register online using the form below from 10 October 2017 and the competition deadline is 15 December 2017.
The winner will be chosen by the artists and notified by 23 February 2018. The winning design will be worked on by a professional designer and the winner’s poster will be exhibited at their local Tube station and featured online from March 2018. They will also be invited to a launch event. In addition, two runners up will be chosen to have their work shown on Art on the Underground’s website alongside the winning entry.
Get designing! We look forward to receiving your entry.
*Before you enter please make sure you read the terms and conditions below.
** Zip Oyster photocards are for ages 11-15 and 16+. Oyster photocards are for 18+.
Download the Learning Guide
An introduction to artists Broomberg & Chanarin and their film ‘The Bureaucracy of Angels’. For Key Stages 3-5.
Please fill in the form below and upload your poster images.