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UNbuffer
by Alexandros Kosmidis

Alexandros Kosmidis

UNbuffer is a graphic-design project exploring the buffer zone that has divided the island of Cyprus for more than five decades.

The Green Line is essentially a ceasefire line, patrolled by the UN peace-keeping force and constituting constant reminder and remainder of conflict.

Without challenging the presence of the UN force as essential for the safeguarding of peace on the island, this project – part of the diversity and inclusion research exhibition – aims instead in communicating a message of peace, the end of Turkish occupation and the reunification of the island.


This project has been longlisted in the graphic design category of Dezeen Awards 2020.

Designer: Alexandros Kosmidis
Project: UNbuffer

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