Today we are judging our shortlist on a scale of one to ten. We are down to less than 30% of the original 700 entries, so only the best of the best will survive.
I have seen some extraordinary billboards, including one that conducts lightening. I’ve marvelled at the clever work from global giants like McDonalds and Burger King – the perpetual prankster. I’ve seen the sad recurring theme that reflects the global unholy trinity of sports, booze and domestic violence. I’ve been fascinated at the spotlight on graffiti and its evolving role in our culture.
Tomorrow we will arm wrestle over medals. Yes, “medaling”, is now a verb. It promises to be a great session because we’ve got a strong jury with solid global representation. We have a clutch of medals going home to a few lucky winners. By early November, you’ll know who. ~ KH