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Adobe Open Your Lukomorye competition for Russian artists

Adobe Open Your Lukomorye competition for Russian artists

JUL 21, 2021

As part of the "Open your Lukomorye" campaign, Adobe invites Russian artists to reimagine the legendary Lukomorye from Alexander Pushkin's poem "Ruslan and Lyudmila" with a modern twist. The authors of the most creative artworks will have the chance to exhibit them at the international design and digital art festival OFFF Moscow (September 3-4, 2021).


Competition artworks will be assessed by an international jury of contemporary art and design experts. In the grand finale, the world-renowned conceptual artist Ellen Scheidlin together with the founder of OFFF Moscow Héctor Ayuso, director of Gridchinhall Sergei Gridchin, co-founder Skillbox Sergey Popkov, as well as representatives of Strelka Institute and Adobe will choose five winners.

The winners will get a unique opportunity to exhibit their artworks at the biggest international design and digital art festival OFFF Moscow and attend the Gridchinhall art residence for three weeks. The winners will also receive gifts from Adobe partners, Strelka and Skillbox, and a one-year subscription to Creative Cloud - a collection of tools for design, photo, video, sound, UI, UX, 3D, augmented reality, and social networks.


Participants can send their artworks from July 7th to August 13th. The five winners will be announced at OFFF Moscow festival on September 3, 2021. Adobe invites digital artists, designers, illustrators, and other creators from across Russia to this creative challenge, both professionals and amateurs.


To become a contestant, a person needs to create an artwork using Adobe Photoshop and upload it to his or her open Instagram page with the hashtag #откройсвоёлукоморье or share artwork as an open project on Behance with the tag "откройсвоёлукоморье”. In the description of the work, authors also are to tell about their creative idea behind. Full information about the contest and its rules you can find on the official website.


Follow the competition updates on the official Instagram account and official Behance account.