Saturday, November 10, 2012

RULES OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CARTOON CONTEST WITH THE THEME : “IZMIR”

IZMIR  KONAK  MUNICIPALITY,  JOY  AND  CARTOON MUSEUM,  RULES OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CARTOON CONTEST WITH THE THEME :   “IZMIR”

1-    AIM: In 2012, Izmir Konak Municipality  has established the Joy and Cartoon Museum to emphasize the peaceful, unifying force of humor  as well as its criticism power  and  in order to create a joyful cultural institution,.

         Asking: “What Izmir reminds you as  a  cartoonist?”, it is decided to organize “Izmir 1st International Cartoon Competition”  to contribute to touristic development  and promotion of Izmir.
2-    THEME : The theme of the contest is “Izmir”. Every participant must visualize in his work at least one of the current or historical things known about  Izmir, with a direct or allusive way  but in a humorous manner.
3-    RULES :
3.1- The cartoonists all over the world can participate in this contest. There is

no  age limit.
           3.2- The cartoonists, can send  their previously published or participated works in other competitions. However  the works, should not be awarded and  must be based on the original idea of ​​the artist. If the jury considers that  some works are imitation, stolen or extreme inspiration,  those works will be disqualified. The author of an award-winning work with these defects, although in a post-detection, will be the solely responsible for the possible copyright issues, and beforehand he accepts to give back his award.
           3.3- Each participant can submit in the contest with a maximum of three works.
           3.4- The cartoons will not be returned, will be taken in the Joy and Cartoon Museum’s  collection, they can be used for cultural purposes like posters, brochures and promotional materials . The awarded works will become property of the Konak  Municipality.
           3.5-The works selected by the jury will be exhibited and will also be compiled in a catalogue . All the artists whose works are selected for this catalogue,  will receive  a copy and  a certificate of participation.
            3.6-The artists participating in this contest automatically deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions.
       4-TECNIQUE AND DIMENSIONS: All kinds of techniques,  studies in black and white or color are free. To be  original , will be an extra point in favor of the works.
Digital works will be accepted also.  However  the works shall bear the original signature of the person authorized.  In both cases, the works should not be attached to any other sheets. The cartoons must be sized Maximum A3 (297 X 420 mm) and at least A4 (210 X 297 mm).
       5-MARKING OF THE WORKS :  Name, surname, telephone number, internet and postal addresses of the author should be written on the back-sides of all cartoons. Completely filled Application Form with the size 6X9 cm and a short CV must be included in the sending envelope.
       6-DEADLINE : Deadline is 02.04.2013. The works must be delivered to the address below by mail, by courier or by hand against receipt. Damaged works will not be considered.
       7-DELIVERY PLACE AND POSTAL ADDRESS:  İzmir Konak Belediyesi Neşe ve Karikatür Müzesi ,  Yüzbaşı Selahattin Bey Sok. (Eski 1462 Sk) No : 9  Alsancak/ Izmir- TURKEY
Phone: +90 (232) 465 31 05,   Communication: info@izmirneselimuze.com
8-JURY MEMBERS:
Doğan HIZLAN (Journalist – Writer)
 Dr.Rıfat MUTLU (Cartoonist-Representative of the Association of Cartoonists in Izmir)
 Niyazi YOLTAŞ (Cartoonist)
 Tan ORAL (Cartoonist)
 Eray ÖZBEK (Executive board member of the Museum-Cartoonist)
 İzel ROZENTAL (Cartoonist)
 Mehmet ASLAN (Painter-Cartoonist)
 Cemalettin GÜZELOĞLU (Cartoonist)
 Dilek Maktal Canko  (Museum coordinator)
9-ORGANIZING  COMMITTEE:
Dr.Hakan TARTAN
Mayor of Konak
Veli ŞAKIR
Deputy Mayor of Konak
Bahar AKDOĞAN ŞENGİL
Library Director
10-CONTEST CALENDAR:
Deadline                                      : 02.04.2013
Jury meeting                               : 14.04.2013
Notification of definitive results :  25.04.2013
Jury will publish the selected works in the addresses www.izmirneselimuze.com and  www.konak.bel.tr  and will be announced by e-mail to the participants. After ten days, the finalized  results, will be announced through the media and internet.
11-PRIZES :
First Prize:                          10.000.-TL
Second Prize:                      6.000.-TL,
Third Prize:                          4.000.-TL, 
First Honorable Mention:      2.000.-TL,
Second Honorable Mention: 2.000.-TL.
12-THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CONTEST:
Contest Manager: Özge AKSOY
Address: Konak Belediyesi Kütüphane Müdürlüğü
Milli Kütüphane Cd. No:14 SSK Blokları Blok Kat:6 Konak  İZMİR

0 (232) 482 10 35 / 7558-7559-7457-7537
e- mail : kutuphane@konak.bel.tr   Web address : www.konak.bel.tr

 

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