Peace & interfaith

How to build peace: the Israel ❤ Iran campaign (Ronny Edry)

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Posted 26/10/12 - Production Year 2012
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Here is how a graphic designer could avoid a war...

Ronny Edry talks about a peace movement he created by simply designing a poster. As a graphic designer, he often uploads images he created to Facebook. One night, he decided that the escalating war of threats between the Israeli and Iranian governments had reached its peak and he wanted to send a new message: Iranians, We Love You. The movement that began as a poster has now turned into a global image protest, with Iranians, Israeli and others using the power of social media to send their governments a new message of peace.

Ronny is a graphic designer, an illustrator and a teacher. He grew up in Paris, France and has been living in Israel since 1989. Ronny graduated with honors from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, and has since been a permanent staff member teaching Visual Communication at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, and formerly at the Bezalel Academy of Art & Design.