Khaneh Omran Engineering Educational Institute proudly announces the International Cartoon Biennial of Earthquake and Strengthening to be held in Mashhad, Iran on December 12-16, 2009, a memorial to Bam Earthquake Disaster. The Cartoon Biennial will carry on the successful tradition of the previous seminars held at Khaneh Omran Institute. The aim of this biennial is to promote the culture of earthquake strengthening of constructions and to initiate a move toward public educational programs.
Hence, the International Cartoon Biennial organizing committee invites cartoonists from all over the world to participate in this contest.
Designing Earthquake Resistant Buildings
Earthquake Strengthening of Existing Buildings
Repairing and Renovation of Buildings after the Earthquake
Prevention of unmethodical construction.
1- The contest is open to all cartoonists.
2- The Cartoon Biennial will be run in two professional and student sections. The professional works will be judged in the main section and the student works in peripheral section.
3- A maximum of 5 works can be submitted by the participating cartoonists.
4- The works should have been awarded in no other previous cartoon contests or festivals.
5- It is essential for the participants to send their personal information (including first name, last name, postal address, phone number, e-mail, photo, a short biography) with their work(s).
6- All the cartoonists whom their cartoons are displayed in the exhibition will receive a free copy of biennial catalogue.
7- The digital file of the artwork should be in JPG format, in 1200 pixel size (length or width) and with 150 dpi resolution.
8- The file(s) should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
9- The choice of technique is free.
10- The organizers hold all the rights to publish the cartoons submitted to the contest and use them in any form.
Deadline: November 30, 2009
The international jury: December 9-10, 2009
Results: December 13, 2009
Exhibition: December 12-16, 2009
First Prize: 1000$ + Trophy + Honorable Mention
Second Prize: 750$ + Trophy + Honorable Mention
Third Prize: 500$ + Trophy + Honorable Mention
The jury panel of the Cartoon Biennial will also award 7 selected artists with Honorable Mentions.
In the Peripheral (student) Section, the jury panel will award 3 selected artists with Trophy and Honorable Mentions.