'FREEDIM' -INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR CARTOONISTS
Terms of competition
Participants: Professional cartoonists from around the world.
Topic: FREEDOM (individual, political, creative, no oppression, responsibility to freedom, price of freedom, the limits of freedom)
The procedure and deadlines for submission of entries:
Step I: Entrants send in copies of their work by electronic mail to:
Size of work: the long side approx. 2,000 pixels, jpg or tiff, 300 dpi, maximum number of works - 5. Works will be accepted in the period 30.05 - 30.06.2017. Each entry should be accompanied by a number. Excluded from the competition are award-winning works in other competitions.
Step II: The panel will select works for the exhibition and for the evaluation of the jury within 15.07.2017. The authors of selected works will receive e-mails asking for sending the originals of selected works, with an indication of the work that comes within 07.20.2017. Works must be sent to the following address: Association of Polish Cartoonists, ul. Helenowska 16, 05-807 Podkowa Leśna, Poland, with a note: "FREEDOM" within 08.20.2017 r. - DEADLINE 20/08/2017
Work size: Min 210 x 297 mm (DIN A4), max 297 x 420 mm (DIN A3) Entries must include on the back the following information: author's name, postal address, telephone number, email address or job title. The works should be accompanied by a short biographical note and photo.
Technical conditions: The works must be original, made in any flat artistic technology. Prints work done in digital technology must be signed with a handwritten note "Print 1". Copies and photocopies will not be accepted.
Prizes and jury: Jury appointed by the organisers will award among the original works the following prizes: I - 1500 Euro, II - 1000 Euro, III - 750 Euro and 3 mentions of 200 Euro each. The jury reserves the right to distribute the awards differently, provided that the full jackpot prizes provided will be used. It is also envisaged prizes funded. Prizes will be awarded in the period to 09.20.2017. Authors of the works awarded will receive a written notice. All works rewarded and commended become the property of the organisers.
Exhibition: The opening of the final exhibition and awards ceremony will be held in Warsaw in December 2017. All the winners and participants of the exhibition will be invited to the ceremony. Conditions for participation of the winners will be agreed at a later date. The presentation of the exhibition in other places and times is also being anticipated.
Catalogue: The exhibition will be accompanied by an extensive catalogue and each participant of the exhibition will receive one.
Final Provisions: The organisers reserve the right to free use of selected works on the theme of "Freedom" for promotional purposes on posters, in the catalogue and other materials related to the competition. Out of competition the authors retain their copyright (copyrights). Return of the original works, at the request and expense of the author, will take place after a series of exhibitions in 2019.
Any questions relating to the competition should be addressed by email to: Curator of the competition - Witold Mysyrowicz -