2nd Salao Internacional de Humor da Amazonia 2009 - Brazil
1. Nature and scope of the Salon
The 2nd Amazon Humor Salon – Ecology in a line-drawing, intends to be part of the agenda of events related to cartoon production in Brazil and abroad. It aims at stimulating and publicizing the production of cartoonists in general. It is important that this salon is a graphic platform that will show the talent and critic perception of all cartoonists concerned with ecological problems that affect our planet, specially the Amazon region.
The 2nd Amazon Humor Salon – Ecology in a line-drawing, will take place from December 19th to 27th, 2009 at Espaço São José Liberto, Belém- Pará-Brazil. See deadlines below:
a) Registration/Submission of entries: from October 06th to November 20th, 2009;
b) Selection of entries: November 23rd, 2009;
c) Announcement of selected entries: November 25th, 2009;
d) Opening and Award Ceremony: December 19th, 2009;
e) Closing ceremony: December 27th, 2009.
3. Themes and Selection
Theme A: Ecology (Compulsory): We consider to be part of this category all cartoons whose theme is related to ecological problems. Seventy (70) works will be selected for this category.
Theme B: Rain (Optional): We consider to be part of this category all cartoons whose theme is related to rain. Fifty (50) works will be selected for this category.
a) Registration is open to artists of all nationalities;
b) Fill out the registration form with the following information: the title, author's name, stage name, address, phone numbers, e-mail, number of identity card or passport, bank details and attach the work, image resolution 300 dpi; size of 3543 x 4724 pixels or 30 x 40 cm color model RGB, jpg format (average quality = 5) the maximum size of 1.5 MB, the participant to click send automatically agree to the terms of this event;
c) Each participant may send a maximum of 2 (two) works per theme;
d) To submit works whose theme is “rain”, the participant must also submit works for the category ecology;
e) Works selected in the previous editions of the Amazon Humor Salon will not be accepted;
f) Entries must be sent with filled form until November 20th 2009, at 11.59 pm (Brasília time zone);
5. The jury
a) The organizing team of the 2nd Amazon Humor Salon will appoint a Pre-Selection Committee whose responsibility will be to select works that will take part in the exhibition and in the contest. This Committee will also select the works that will be in the catalogue;
b) The Jury will be constituted by five members, all qualified professionals in the field;
c) The president of the Jury will be an artist specially invited for the event;
d) The number of works in the catalogue may be different from the number selected for the exhibition. No complaints on this matter will be considered;
e) The Jury is responsible for granting prizes and special awards;
f) Decisions made by the Jury and the Pre-Selection Committee are final;
6. Works and originals
a) Submitted works will not be returned and will be part of the Amazon Humor Salon’s collection;
b) The production company Central de Produção – Cinema e Vídeo na Amazônia, which is responsible for this project, has the right to use any submitted work, at any time, for publicizing the event;
c) None of the works will be put for sale or used for commercial purposes;
d) In order to complete his/her registration, the participant must accept and agree with the event’s terms and conditions;
a) All participants whose works are selected to be published in the catalogue will receive a copy, which will be sent within a period of 8 (eight) months after the closing of the Amazon Humor Salon;
a) Submitting a work will automatically imply the author grants the salon reproduction rights for non-commercial purposes;
a) A total of 4 (four) prizes will be given:
1st prize R$ 4,000.00 (gross amount)
2st prize R$ 2,000.00 (gross amount)
1st prize R$ 4,000.00 (gross amount)
2st prize R$ 2,000.00 (gross amount).
b) Prizes are subject to tax withholdings as established by the current and applicable law;
c) All winners will receive a trophy.
9. Venues and Dates
The 2nd Amazon Humor Salon – Ecology in a line-drawing will take place in the city of Belém, State of Pará, Brazil, from December 19th to 27th, 2009, at Espaço São José Liberto.
Conceived and coordinated by Biratan Porto, the Amazon Humor Salon is organized by Central de Produção – Cinema e Vídeo na Amazônia.