Rules and regulations
TOPIC: the peace problem and international politics
International politics, war & peace are topics that grasp everyone.
Through graphic art you can inform and move people.
Give a critical analysis of society today.
Combine in one picture what 1000 words can not describe.
The competition aims at all art forms which can be presented in a two-dimensional way: pictures,
traditional political cartoons, graffiti, …
Maximum size for photograph and cartoons are 50x60cm.
Other work can have a maximum surface of 2m² and will be provided by the artist by a hang-system.
The selected work is exhibited in the unique location `Kunstplatform Zebrastraat’, Ghent, Belgium.
Winning work receives 500€, the second 200€ and the third 50€.
Maximum number of 3 pieces per person. Groups are considered as one person.
Your entry (reproduction art work and file) must reach us by Friday 7 September 2007.
You can send it by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
by post: Vrede vzw, F. Van Arteveldestraat 35, 9000 Ghent.
Your work is selected on the basis of the sent reproduction and your written description of the link with the topic. Awarded contestants will be informed in September: you will be asked how, where and when to submit the original art work.
By sending one or more works the entrants surrender to the organizer the right to publish entries in a catalogue or any other form of publication concerning the contest.
- contact data: name, address, birth date, phone, e-mail, possibly Internet site
- curriculum vitae (optionally): for possible future projects
- text: title, dimension, description of used technique (maximum. 5 rules), description of the
contents of the work with regard to the topic (maximum. 10 rules).
2. YOUR WORK - EACH WORK ANONYMOUSLY PRESENTED
- a reproduction of your work: photograph, scan or copy.
DEADLINE: 7 SEPTEMBER 2007
The selected work gets a place in the exposition ‘50 years peace magazine’ between 25 October and 4 November in the expo place `Kunstplatform Zebrastraat (Zebrastrat 32/001, 9000 Ghent, Belgium, www.zebrastraat.be). The exhibition will also display peace posters during the cold war, a number of photograph reportages and political cartoons of well-known cartoonists.
The contest and the exposition are organized by VREDE vzw, a Belgium peace movement which works around international politics, development problems and peace questions.
2007 is a jubilee year: the illustrated peace magazine VREDE appears 50 years.
concerning the contest, the exposition and any information you find on www.vrede.be
CONTACT VREDE VZW
Post address: F. VAN ARTEVELDESTRAAT 35 9000 GENT BELGIUM
Website: http://www.vrede.be/ Contact: email@example.com