Cuban humorists and cartoonists inspired by the slogan "Humor brings us closer" invite graphic humorists from around the world to build bridges of solidarity and humanism, in the face of physical distancing and the new socio-economic challenges imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Participation in the meeting is open to all graphic comedians in the world who can compete with a free theme. Original works should preferably be sent in digital format and with the signature and data of the author. They can be done in any technique, delivered in JPG format, with a resolution of 300 dpi and no less than 1500 pixels on the longest side.
You can compete in:
Tomy Prize for political humor, in memory of the beloved cartoonist Tomás Rodríguez Zayas, who would be turning 72 in 2021. The Tomy Prize seeks to reward the best exponents of counter-hegemonic, anti-imperialist and left-wing graphic discourse. This time the theme will be "Sovereignty."
The authors will be able to compete with a work in each of the categories, plus the Tomy Prize for political humor. They should be sent to the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be accompanied by the participation form, specifying the following author information:
Names and surnames (also artistic name)
The same data must be included in the information of the digital works, title the file with the name of the author and country of origin, in addition to clarifying in the body of the message and in the subject, the category in which it is competing, and if the work is for the Tomy Prize.
All proposals will be received from January 18 until March 10, 2021.
Unión de Periodistas de Cuba (Upec)
XXII Bienal Internacional de Humorismo Gráfico
Calle 23 no. 452, Vedado, Cuba. CP 10 400
The admission jury will select the works submitted to the contest that will be exhibited at the XXII International Exhibition of Graphic Humor in San Antonio de los Baños. An international jury made up of prestigious figures linked to graphic humor will award the prizes. The decisions of the jury are final and participation in the contest implies acceptance of all the terms of this call.
Eduardo Abela Prize, the highest award of the contest, is given in homage to the outstanding Cuban cartoonist (1889-1965), consisting of an accrediting diploma, trophy and cash.
Tomy Award consisting of a diploma, a trophy and a reproduction of a work by the author.
As is tradition, various Cuban cultural and social institutions join the contest and award collateral prizes.
First, second and third prize in each category and how many mentions the jury considers, consisting of a diploma.
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