Defending ancient Indigenous lands

The Republic of Artsakh is an independent Armenian state situated in the Southern Caucasus. In September 2020, Azerbaijan, backed by Turkey with hired Syrian mercenaries, launched a war against Artsakh and its people in the midst of the COVID pandemic and US Presidential elections. The war resulted in the death of over 5000 Armenian soldiers and civilians, and the capture and ongoing detainment of dozens of POWs.

To help raise awareness we designed an activism graphics pack based on the flag of the Republic of Arstakh, containing print posters and flyers for urban areas and protests, social media templates, phone wallpapers, and a music release.

Mek’s art director Nicolas wrote a drum and bass track Artsakh which samples the Yarkhushta, a traditional ceremonial martial folk dance of Western Armenia — along with the powerful words of Swedish Member of the European Parliament, Charlie Weimers, and the iconic Armenian-American revolutionary Monte Melkonian.

This project has raised national and international awareness with hundreds of streams, downloads, social media shares.

︎︎︎ Download the activism pack (Dropbox)

Scope
Brand Identity
Print Design
Digital Design
Campaign Design
Sound Design

Sector
Humanitarian
Social Justice

SDGs
#16: Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions





Flag of the Republic of Artsakh













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