The poster comments on the subject (racism) in a non-direct way, trying to invoke the reader visually into the inevitable conclusion. It has multiple reads, that provoke critical thinking and raise awareness on the subject and its results globally.
This element of design is Negative Space. The hand isn't actually holding anything. It implies that there is a light bulb in the empty space. Negative space guides your imagination to finish the image.
Anti-Racism Festival poster by Unusual I love the stark contrast present in this poster design as well as the red background color, creating urgency. The white and black hand on gun combination creates a strong and thoughtful visual.
Imagery of the White dove flying to the word 'peace' with the letter 'A ' in red taking away from the word behind 'war' represent change. The use of the dove symbolises peace , holiness, godliness and hope.
It's creative to use the broken plate to form a tree shape. The negative space is working well in contrasting with the plate. Also, the plate is shattered in the perfect way to create an interesting tree shape out of the dark background.