29th International Humor Exhibition of Volta Redonda 2017, Brazil
The 29th International Humor Exhibition of Volta Redonda – 2017, carried out by the Volta Redonda City Hall/ Municipal Bureau of Culture, will be held in accordance with the following cheduIe:
Registration: October 13 to November 8, 2017.
Disclosure of Results: November 13, 2017.
Inauguration: November 16, 2017.
Exhibition: November 16 to December 16 2017.
Location: Espaço das Artes Zélia Arbex - Rua 14, s / n ° - Vila Santa Cecília
Total Award: R $ 28,000.00 (twenty-eight thousand reais).
Professional and amateur artists, Brazilians and foreigners can apply unpublished artworks that were not awarded until the closing date for entries. The works - all categories - can be sent by MAlL or by internet.
The theme and the graphical technique are free. Digital copies signed by author and sculptures with humorous content will also be accepted. Maximum measures allowed: paper- 42 x 30 centimeters (A3) (16,54 x 11,81 inches).
Each artist may enter a maximum of 03 works per category: CARTOON (graphic humor with universal and timeless themes), CHARGE (graphic humor with journalistic themes of now a days), CARICATURE (graphic humor that expresses the physical and/or personality of a known celebrity), COMIC STRIPS / COMIC STORIES (graphic art in sequence. Caution: for comic stories will be accepted a maximum of 02 pages per work) and Theme OPERATION CAR WASH (OPERAÇÃO LAVA - JATO).
Along the registered artwork, the artist must attach a complete registration form with legibly writing.
1. Sent by MAIL
29th International Humor Exhibition of Volta Redonda - 2017 – rua Antonio Barreiros, n°.194
/ 3° andar – Nossa Senhora das Graças – Caixa Postal 27215-350 – Volta Redonda – RJ, BRASIL.
IMPORTANT: The work submitted must be accompanied by the registration form, duly completed and signed by the author.
2. Sent by INTERNET (ONLINE FORM)
Registration on the e-mail website of the event in JPEG format; resolution 200 DPI; saved in high quality and maximum of 3 MB (images attached at a single time): firstname.lastname@example.org
IMPORTANT: Uploaded files should be named as follows: artist name_country_number. Example: paulosilva_brazil_01 - the registration form duly completed and signed by the author.
1. Ten (10) cash prizes will be awarded, totaling R $ 28,000.00 (twenty-eight thousand reais), divided as follows:
a) 1st place - 4 (four) awards in the amount of R $ 4,000.00 (four thousand reais ) for the winners in these categories: Cartoon, Charge, Caricature and Comic Strips;
b) 2nd place - 4 (four) awards in the amount of R$ 2,000.00 (two thousand reais) for the winners in these categories: Cartoon, Charge, Caricature and Comic Strips;
c) 1 (one) Special Award of R$ 2,000.00 (two thousand reais) for the best graphic humor addressing theme OPERATION CAR WASH (OPERAÇÃO LAVA - JATO).
d) 1 (one) Special Awards of R$ 2,000.00 (two thousand reais) for the best paper submitted by an artist from Volta Redonda.
2. There will be no division of awards. The President of the Jury shall decide which will be the winners in case of tie.
3. The awards will be paid via bank deposit. Therefore, the committee will only be accepted the artwork of those who possess a bank account, considering the contestants personal data, as related in Article 2.4. Note: The committee will not accept savings account, account salary and/ or benefit account.
The values corresponding to the cash prizes will only be deposited in the name of the winners obeying the legislation established by the Municipality of Volta Redonda responsible for the realization of the International Humor Exhibition of Volta Redonda- 2017.
Authors of countries that face economic embargoes of any kind with Brazil and that make impossible the transfer of the monetary values of possible awards can only compete for nominations of honorary prizes.
3. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The simple application requires the artist to accept these regulations. The selected artists automatically transfer the authorial rights of his artworks for reproductions and publications in any media, without restriction, aiming promotion of the event. The returning of the artworks after the closing of the exhibition must be formally requested early in the registration form. Otherwise the artworks will ultimately belong to the collection of the International Humor Exhibition of Volta Redonda, which will exercise the right of property, as it finds interesting.
The organization of the International Humor Exhibition of Volta Redonda is not responsible for possible damages that may happen when the arts are sent or returned. The awarded authors transfer automatically Authorial Rights of their artworks (including mentions), 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.
Volta Redonda, Octobert 5, 2017.
More on source: http://voltaredonda.rj.gov.br/smc/13/292.