THE FIRST “VIGNETTES FOR HUMAN RIGHTS” INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
The FERNANDO BUESA BLANCO FUNDAZIOA FOUNDATION announces the first VIGNETTES FOR HUMAN RIGHTS competition which will have an international and biannual character.
The sketchers will send in a maximum of three graphic works, each one comprising a strip composed of between one and three vignettes, which must necessarily be linked to any one of the thirty articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Anyone who wishes to may enter regardless of age. Each contestant will submit a maximum of three graphic works to the Vignettes for Human Rights contest by the FERNANDO BUESA BLANCO FUNDAZIOA FOUNDATION.
Special value will be placed on the constructive, positive and critical sense of the graphics works entered.
3. MODALITY AND FORMATS
Scenes and personages depicted must be of the entrant’s own creation and be previously unpublished. Work must be carried out in black and white or in colour. The graphics work must not exceed a single page in length, which must itself not exceed 800 x 600 pixels, with a minimum resolution of 72 pixels an inch.
Apart from Spanish and Basque languages, graphic works are admissible without words, by artists from any other geographical or linguistic areas where the aforementioned languages are not spoken.
Contestants must send in an e-mail supplying their names, surnames, address, date of birth, National ID number, and a contact telephone number. This e-mail must contain an attachment with the graphics work file in JPG format.
6. PRESENTATION DEADLINES
All Works, together with the author’s personal information, must be sent via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org before December 31st 2010.
The FERNANDO BUESA BLANCO FUNDAZIOA FOUNDATION will disseminate the presented works publically. Exhibitions of the works, either virtual or real, will not accrue pecuniary rights for the authors of the said works.
Awarding of the prizes for Vignettes on Human Rights will amount to 5,000 Euros broken down as follows: 1st Prize: 1,500 Euros. 2nd Prize: 1,200 Euros. 3rd Prize: 1,000 Euros. 4th Prize: 800 Euros. 5th Prize: 500 Euros.
9. THE JURY
A qualified jury will choose the best works. Prize giving will take place in March 2011.
10. ENTRY LEVELS RECEIVED
Where there is an entry level figure of less than 80 works, then a single prize will be awarded, to the value of 2,000 Euros, for the best work received.
Participation in the event implies acceptance of the present rules, as well as the dissemination in whole or in part of any presented works, by any of the Foundation’s means of communication, always linked to the development of the competition.