39th International Humor Exhibition of Piracicaba 2012, Brazil

39th International Humor Exhibition of Piracicaba 2012, Brazil
The 39th International Humor Exhibition of Piracicaba 2012 will be held in accordance with the following schedule: Applications: until July 20th, Art Selection: August 04th and 05th. Awards: August 18th. Opening: August 25th. Closing: October 14th.
Professional and amateur artists, Brazilians and foreigners can apply unpublished artworks that were not awarded until the closing date for entries. The theme is free.
The works – all categories – can be sent by MAIL or ELECTRONIC MAIL (applications over the Internet, in the format and 300 DPI, JPGE, attached images at once).
The graphical technique is free. Digital copies, signed by author and indicated that it is print number 01 and sculptures, with humorous content will also be accepted.
Maximum measures allowed: paper – 42 x 30 centimeters (A3) (16,54 x 11,81 inches), sculptures – 42 centimeters or 16,54 inches (height) x 30 centimeters or 11,81 inches (depth) x 30 centimeters or 11,81 inches (width).
Each artist may enter a maximum of 03 works per category. Cartoon (graphic humor with universal themes and timeless), Charge (graphic humor journalistic themes nowadays), Caricature (graphic humor that expresses the physical and / or personality character known), Comic Strips/Comic Stories (graphic art in sequence. Caution: for comic stories will be accepted with a maximum of 02 pages) and Theme Intolerance (only works focussing on the theme Intolerance, proposed by the organization).
“Every day, we witness facts that reflect in every kind of abuse and intolerance. The limitation of freedom of expression, the destruction imposed by war, the exploration of child working, the homophobism, the indiscriminate utilization of natural resources, the religious fanatism, the violence against the woman and many other situations prevent the living together and the mutual respect, essentials to construct a better world. Those and other situations generated by intolerance we try to prevent by using the power of graphic humor”.
Along with the registered artwork, the artist must attach a complete registration form with legibly writing. It is also requested reduced curriculum and photo, for registration in the database and search CEDHU.
39º Salão Internacional de Humor de Piracicaba/Secretaria Municipal da Ação Cultural
Av. Maurice Allain, 454 – Caixa Postal 12 – CEP 13.405-123 – Piracicaba – SP Brasil

E-mail Adresses
Cartoon Category: premiocartum@salaodehumor.piracicaba.sp.gov.br
Charge Category: premiocharge@salaodehumor.piracicaba.sp.gov.br
Caricature Category: premiocaricatura@salaodehumor.piracicaba.sp.gov.br
Comic Strips/Stories Category: premiotira@salaodehumor.piracicaba.sp.gov.br
Thematic Category: premiointolerancia@salaodehumor.piracicaba.sp.gov.br .
The Awards are a total of R$ 35,000.00 (thirty-five thousand reais), acquisitive Municipality of Piracicaba, divided as follows:
a) Five (05) prizes of 1st place in the amount of R$ 5,000.00 (five thousand reais) each, divided among the categories.
b) One (01) award of R$ 10,000.00 (ten thousand reais) called GRAND PRIZE INTERNATIONAL HUMOR OF PIRACICABA chosen among the five winners of each category.
c) For the winner of Grand Prize of International Humor of Piracicaba and for the first place winners of each category will be awarded trophies by cartoonist Zélio Alves Pinto.
It will be awarded a prize of R$ 3.131,11 (three thousand one hundred thirty-one reais and eleven cents), exclusively for the caricature category, purchasing value from the City Council of Piracicaba.
Other awards and honors may be imposed at the discretion of the Organizing Committee.
There will be a Selection Jury and an Award Jury composed by people with acknowledgeable talent in the area. If the Award Jury finds any type of fraud or plagiarism in one or more registered works, the Jury may cancel the award.
The result of the award may be contested until a week after the opening of the Exhibition, with reasonable evidence of any wrongdoing without the knowledge.
A simple application requires the artist to acceptance of these regulations. The artists selected transfer automatically authorial rights of his artworks for reproductions and publications in any media, without restriction, aiming to promote the event. The return of the artworks after the closing of the exhibition is to be formally requested in the registration form. Otherwise the artworks will ultimately belong to the collection of the Centro Nacional de Documentação, Pesquisa e Divulgação do Humor Gráfico de Piracicaba, which will exercise the right of property, as its interest.
The organization of the 39th International Exhibition Humor of Piracicaba is not responsible for possible damages that may happen when the arts are sent or returned.
Besides the completed registration form legibly, the reverse of each artwork should bring the following information: registration category, author’s name, artistic name, full address, telephone number, e-mail, CPF and Identify Registration (ID) and bank data. Send also a résumé and a photo to cataloging on the database and search of CEDHU.
The authors transfer automatically Authorial Rights of his artworks when awarded acquisitivetely (include mention), in accordance with the Law n° 9610, February 19st, 1988 (Authorial Rights Law), therefore, universal and definitely in all use modalities and gratuitous, the rights of the author, guaranteed by the mentioned law; referring to the awarded artworks in the International Humor Exhibition of Piracicaba and now integrant part of Municipal Public Property for the purposes of entitlements, in accordance with the Municipal Law n° 2249, 1976, partially amended by the Municipal Law n° 2486, 1982 and consolidated by the Municipal Law n° 5194, 2002.
IMPORTANT: The work submitted must be accompanied by the registration form, duly completed and signed by the author.
Regulation in languages on the website: http://salaodehumor.piracicaba.sp.gov.br/humor/
E-mail: contato@salaodehumor.piracicaba.sp.gov.br
Phone: +55 19 3403.2620 – 3403.2621 – 3403. 2615

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