A group of internationally influential visual media organisations including CatchLight, Everyday Project, and Dysturb etc. has announced the launch of “Artists against an Infodemic,” an initiative which seeks to fight against misinformation concerning COVID-19 through the use of visual.
This group is calling for artists and journalists around the world to submit visual art and storytelling that addresses key public health messages in response to COVID-19 pandemic.
The works will be disseminated through social media channels, public art activities, including paste-ups, projections, and flyers.
According to the project partners, the collaboration will utilise the power of visuals to challenge misinformation and disinformation and improve public communication and news delivery surrounding COVID-19, in places where information challenges were most prominent.
The project is funded by Stanford University’s John S. Knight (JSK) Journalism Fellowships and led by JSK alumni.
Format for submission can include photography, video, cartoons, comics, graphics design, paint etc.
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