FARAONE – INTERNATIONAL CARTOON CONTEST “SAFETY AT WORK”
ART. 1 – SUBJECT
"Faraone industrie Spa" of Tortoreto (TE) is organising the 1st Edition of the International Cartoon Contest "Safety at work", International Review of humorous graphic art. The aim of the initiative is to contribute to the dissemination of the culture of safety at work through the art of humour and illustration.
A picture is worth a thousand words and we believe that art in all its forms invites reflection and moves the minds of workers and all people.
ART. 2 - CONTEST THEME
"Safety at Work" - the topic must be understood in a general sense and in every aspect, from every point of view and possible interpretation: Safety at Work means working with peace of mind and serenity with suitable equipment in safe places, whether outdoors on construction sites or in offices; it also means ensuring worker safety, the workers of today and tomorrow. Every year 2.2 million workers around the world lose their lives due to occupational accidents or diseases. Ensuring worker safety is a global need and a priority in every country in the world.
This is why we wanted to extend the participation of this initiative to an international level, relying on the sensitivity and creativity of each cartoonist.
The work should invite people to reflect on the importance of work safety. We often think that 'it won't happen to us because nothing has ever happened before', but we are not superheroes and an unforeseen event may result in not being able to return to our loved ones after work.
ART. 3 - HOW TO PARTICIPATE
The contest is open to all artists, cartoonists, illustrators and graphic designers worldwide who are of age.
Each author may participate with a maximum of 3 (three) works on the proposed theme.
Works must not include dialogue or jokes.
The organisation reserves the right to exclude from the awarding of prizes any works that have already been published or entered in previous contests.
ART. 4 - HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR WORK
The works, in black/white or colour using any technique, must be min. A4/A3 max, in JPG, TIFF, or PDF format, 300 dpi resolution, saved in high quality and sent after filling in the entry form on the faraone website: https://www.faraone.com/it/cartoon-contest/
It is possible (not preferable) to send the pictures by e-mail to email@example.com together with the application form on the last page of this regulation.
ART. 5 - DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF WORKS
The deadline for admission to the contest and receipt of entries is 6 MAY 2023.
ART. 6 - JURY
A qualified international jury of experts will meet immediately after the deadline for receipt of entries for the admission and evaluation of all entries received.
The admission of works, their selection for exhibition and the awarding of prizes are the sole responsibility of the International Jury appointed by Faraone Industrie Spa in agreement with the Artistic Direction. The Jury's judgement is final and irrevocable.
ART. 7 - AWARDS
The Jury will award the following prizes:
The Faraone industrie Spa "Safety at work' award
1st Prize - € 1,200.00
2nd Prize - € 800.00.
3rd Prize - € 500.00.
15 'Faraone Special Prizes' of €.150,00 each
5 ' Special Mentions'
Any other special prizes or special mentions may be awarded at the Jury's discretion.
The originals of all prize-winning and commended works will then be requested and must be sent to the headquarters of Faraone Industrie Spa. according to the procedures set out in Art.8 below.
The results of the Jury will be announced to all participating authors by e-mail as well as published on www.faraone.com.
ART. 8 - SUBMISSION OF ORIGINAL WORKS
The authors of the works awarded and indicated by the Jury will receive an e-mail with instructions on when and how to send their original works to the Faraone Industrie headquarters, which will then be displayed in the exhibition.
In the case of works created exclusively using digital technology, the author must send a dated, numbered (1/1) and signed copy of the work. The works must be received carriage paid and unframed.
All original award-winning and commended works will not be returned and will remain the property of Faraone Industrie Spa
ART.9 - AWARD CEREMONY AND EXHIBITION INAUGURATION
The Award Ceremony at the same time as the opening of the Exhibition will take place on Friday 26 May 2023. Faraone will send all participants the programme for the award day, and publish it in the events section of https://www.faraone.com/it/eventi by 15 April 2023.
ART. 10 - RESPONSIBILITY
Faraone Industrie Spa, as the organiser of the event, assures the utmost diligence in the custody and surveillance of the works for the entire duration of their stay at their premises and during the transport of the works themselves, declining however all responsibility for any theft, fire, damage or loss due to unforeseeable causes that may occur.
ART. 11 - USE AND REPRODUCTION OF WORKS AND CATALOGUE
Each participant in the contest grants, free of charge to Faraone Industrie Spa, the reproduction rights of the selected works for their publication in the official catalogue of the contest, in the number of copies that Faraone Industrie Spa deems convenient, for the publication on the website and any other form of communication, promotion and activity of the organisation.
Faraone Industrie Spa itself is authorised to publish the work on any medium, even for commercial purposes. The Author will be indicated in reproductions of the work, according to the manner of use. The Author permits the free use of the work for information, educational, recreational and public enjoyment purposes. The author of the published work expressly waives any remuneration.
All authors selected for the exhibition will be sent a copy of the contest catalogue, while a digital version will be published on Faraone Industrie Spa's website www.faraone.com;
ART. 12 - CONSENT
Participants in the contest expressly authorise Faraone Industrie Spa to process the personal data transmitted in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Code, also for the purpose of inclusion in databases managed directly or by subjects appointed by it.
Faraone Industrie Spa, as the organiser of the contest, has the right of final decision on anything not specified in these Rules.
The Regulations are published on www.faraone.com in Italian and English.
In the event of a dispute, the text in the Italian language shall prevail.
Participation in the 1st Edition of the International Cartoon Contest "Safety at work" implies the unconditional acceptance of all articles of these Regulations.
PARTICIPATION FORM (to be sent with the works) here .
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