Summer '19

Climate Emergency

in collaboration with
Summer '19

AI Artpack:
Summer of Solidarity

AI Artpack:
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The Brief

The first LPGD artpack designed by robots.

To celebrate the strength and determination of working people - we're inviting you to submit to our next artpack in the form of an artificial intelligence (AI) prompt; we'll feed it through Dall-E 2 and collate the designs into our next pack.

Inspired by the wave of trade union action sweeping across the country; we're bringing the iRobot clock a few years forward and opening submissions for a special-edition artpack where robots can play their part in the downfall of global capitalism. 

With this artpack, alongside our 'Join A Union' artpack, we want to pay tribute to the work of trade union members and organisers here at home, and overseas.

To submit: email your prompt to hello[at]labourdesign.co.uk

For advice on writing the best AI prompts; check out this helpful guide.

Deadline: Thursday 4th August

If you're looking to flex your creative muscles a little harder, traditional submissions for our upcoming artpack 'Creative Work is Work' are still open, with the full brief below

Foreword

Adrienne Buller, Labour for a Green New Deal

We face the biggest challenge of any generation before us - tackling the climate emergency.

Climate change and its effects are challenging to communicate. To many it is a distant, even abstract concern.

Labour for a Green New Deal aims to change that. We work to unveil and respond to the way the climate emergency is imbricated in our lives - inseparable from long hours and poor pay; from families choosing between heating their dinner and heating their homes; from the devastation of communities by extreme weather and the plight of those forcibly displaced; and from the exploitation and the degradation of our natural world.

The climate emergency is a symptom of our current economic system, and it needs to change. Only a new system, grounded in socialism and led by a Labour government, can tackle this crisis. That’s why Labour for a Green New Deal is campaigning for Labour to adopt a transformative set of policies that will democratise the economy and create a society of shared prosperity and abundance.

Culture, as much as policy, will play a huge part in this transformation. We need a bold vision of the future, one with high-quality green transport; clean energy; open, communal spaces and schools for the many. Artwork and design help to define and communicate that vision. Take the US Green New Deal posters launched just last week by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Based on the Federal Art Project of the 1930s, they spark imagination and bring to life an economy for the many. This artpack does the same.

Labour for a Green New Deal is delighted to collaborate with Labour Party Graphic Designers. Tackling the climate emergency must be our top priority, and the designers who have contributed to this pack have combined the urgency of action with a positive vision. Their work is inspiring, and their message is clear: change is needed, and only Labour can deliver.

Posters

Creative Work is Work

In collaboration with: the Musicians Union

Deadline

August 20th 2022

The brief

Specs

Artwork should be A2 (420x594mm), 300DPI, supplied as .pdf or .jpeg,<20mb. Please email your submission to hello@labourdesign.co.uk.

Information to include with your artwork:
Your Name | Relevant Social Media Handles | Your Website | Your Town/City (optional)

Artwork submitted for art packs is generally available for A4 download via our Google Drive for supporters to print at home. If you'd rather your design not be included in this online repository, please let us know. All rights are retained by the original artist.

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Extra special content

To coincide with the release of our latest art pack and the We Demand Better march on June 18th, cartoonist Jamie-Max Caldwell has created this excellent guide on how to make your very own placard.

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