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26.5.13

5th International Cartoon Contest, The City of Ideas 2013, Mexico

The 5th INTERNATIONAL CARTOON CONTEST
BRILLIANT MINDS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL: THE CITY OF IDEAS 2013
Eligibility & Requirements
1. Open to professional or amateur artists, over 18 years old, from anywhere in the world.
2. The artworks submitted must be completely original and unpublished. They should not be participating in another contest or event at the same time.
3. The idea to develop will be as follows:
Dangerous Ideas
What is your dangerous idea capable of changing the lives of 10 million people over the next six years?
Express your DANGEROUS IDEAS in a cartoon and share, with the IDEASTAS, your innovative proposals to change the reality of 10 million people in six years. Within your work you can use short texts that must be written in Spanish and translated into English. You should clearly state the question or idea in the cartoon or in title of your work.
*The organization reserves the right to withdraw from the contest those works that are considered to be offensive or violate human rights.
4. Each artist will be able to participate with 3 works of his or her own (those artists that submit more than 3 works will be disqualified from the contest).
5. Any artistic technique will be accepted (by hand or digital, coloured or black and white).
6. The artwork may not be greater than 21cm x 29cm (8,2 in. x 11.4 in) in size or proportional. In case is presented in digital format, with a resolution no less than 300 dpi and no bigger than 10 MB.
7. If the contestant submits his or her original work, he or she must attach the following information in a sealed envelope:
• Full name of the author and pseudonym
• Photo or self-portrait of the author
• Address
• Phone number
• Email
• Nationality
• Title of each work
• Is this the first time you participate?
• Brief biographical summary (CV)
8. The contestant will have to sign a certification. If the work is uploaded, the artist must click on the acceptance box. If the original artwork is sent by post, the artist must include and sign the following statement:

I, (name of the author) certify to be the author of the artwork(s) presented to the 2013 Dangerous Ideas Contest and submit them to the City of Ideas. I, (name of the author) accept, for the simple reason of presenting my work to this contest, the use of my work by Poder Cívico A.C. in any way they consider pertinent.
_________________________
Signature

9. The artworks can be sent in two formats: original or digital.
Original: Send the author's information and work to the following address:
5o. Concurso Internacional de Caricatura TUS IDEAS PELIGROSAS
Reforma 222, Piso 12
Col. Juárez
Delegación Cuauhtémoc
C.P. 06600 México D.F.
Digital: fill the form and upload the artwork(s) in the following web page: www.ciudaddelasideas.com/caricaturas
* Fill the form for each work with resolution no less than 300 dpi and no more than 10 megabytes.
10.The selected works will be exhibited in Puebla, Mexico, during the 7, 8 and 9th of November 2013 and will appear in various media sponsored by Poder Cívico A.C.
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Cddelasideas
Flickr: www.flickr.com/95637596@N07
Web Page: http://www.ciudaddelasideas.com
The cartoons will be used in diverse media, for the promotion of the Brilliant Minds International Festival. This includes the reproduction of the artworks in catalogues, postcards or books, Internet or TV according to the agreements with sponsorships.
11.This call for submissions will run from May 17, 2013 to August 1, 2013. Applications submitted by e-mail or normal courier must be sent between these dates and must have the date registered in the post stamp or in the e-mail.
12.The final results will be announced in the official website of City of Ideas http://www.ciudaddelasideas.com, in Twitter and Facebook. The winners will be sent a notification to the specified e-mail they send with their personal data. We ask you to disregard any email confirmation if it does not come from the following domains: ciudaddelasideas.com or podercivico.org.mx.
13.The board will be appointed by Poder Cívico A.C. and will be entitled to solve any contest-related situation that does not meet the requirements stated in the entry requirements. The award may be declared null if the jury believes that none of the works presented comply with the quality standards. The members of the board will be announced once the call for submissions starts.
14.The non-winning authors may recover their original works in Poder Cívico A.C. head quarters, three months after posting the final results. The original works which are not reclaimed and picked up in the aforementioned period, will be on deposit with Martha Barragán Méndez15.
Awards
• First place:
-A fully paid trip to the city of Puebla, Puebla, Mexico including: transportation, accommodation and food.
-A ticket to attend the Brilliant Minds International Festival: Puebla The City of Ideas, which organizes more than 30 conferences of well-known personalities who are changing the world.
-Access to the alternative festival activities, theme parties, artistic interventions, exhibitions and more.
-Presentation of the artwork within the Brilliant Minds International Festival: The City of Ideas.
-Certificate, which will be delivered in the Brilliant Minds International Festival: The City of Ideas.
• Second Place
-A fully paid trip to the city of Puebla, Puebla, Mexico including: transportation, accommodation and food.
-A ticket to attend the Brilliant Minds International Festival: Puebla The City of Ideas, which organizes more than 30 conferences of well-known personalities who are changing the world.
-Access to the alternative festival activities, theme parties, artistic interventions, exhibitions and more.
-Presentation of the artwork within the Brilliant Minds International Festival: The City of Ideas.
-Certificate, which will be delivered in the Brilliant Minds International Festival: The City of Ideas.
• Third Place
-A fully paid trip to the city of Puebla, Puebla, Mexico including: transportation, accommodation and food.
-A ticket to attend the Brilliant Minds International Festival: Puebla The City of Ideas, which organizes more than 30 conferences of well-known personalities who are changing the world.
-Access to the alternative festival activities, theme parties, artistic interventions, exhibitions and more.
-Presentation of the artwork within the Brilliant Minds International Festival: The City of Ideas.
-Certificate, which will be delivered in the Brilliant Minds International Festival: The City of Ideas.
Three honourable mentions will be awarded: Each one will be granted a diploma that will be sent in the days following the festival.
Note: Prizes will not be paid in cash, and will not be transferable to another person.
If you are a not a Mexican national you will be required to have a passport and valid visa to attend the festival in Puebla, Mexico.
Regards
Martha Barragán Mendez "Mar"
concursocaricaturas@ciudaddelasideas.com
The City of Ideas Festival
International Cartoon Contest Coordinator
Social Networks
Twitter:
• @cddelasideas
• @RoemerAndres
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/LaCiudaddelasIdeas
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Cddelasideas
CDI 2012 Video Memory: http://youtu.be/iDUSoIt28R8
Website: www.ciudaddelasideas.com
For any questions or comments
Tel: +52 (55) 5140-3660 / +52 (55) 8582-5340
E-mail:
concursocaricaturas@ciudaddelasideas.com
contacto@ciudaddelasideas.com.

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