Barakaldo International Graphic Humour Contest 2017

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     Category:  Illustration
     Deadline:  October 14, 2017  (expired!)
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    The 14th edition of the Barakaldo International Graphic Humour Contest is now open for entries.

    Contestants are welcome to submit scene depicting graphic humour relating to new technologies which impacts on daily life (internet, biology, space, telecommunications, medicine, etc.) and which allows citizens to reflect on new spheres of scientific progress. It can also be vignettes depicting geek attitudes generated by users of social networks.

    Works may be labelled in Spanish or Basque. Artists from different linguistic and geographical backgrounds can enter humorous scenes without text.

    Scenes and characters must be the personal creation of the author and unpublished. Work can be submitted either in black and white or in colour. Work will be prepared as a Din-A4 (210mm x 297mm) dimension, either horizontally or vertically. Resolution will be not less than 300 dpi.

    Each contestant may submit up to three pieces of work.

    There is no entry fee.

    Eligibility


    Open to anyone worldwide with no age restriction.

    Prize


    • First Prize: 1.500 Euro (approx. 1,680 USD)
    • Second Prize: 1.000 Euro (approx. 1,120 USD)
    • Third Prize: 800 Euro (approx. 895 USD)
    • Fourth Prize: 700 Euro (approx. 785 USD)
    • Fifth Prize: 500 Euro (approx. 560 USD)

    Moreover, winning artworks and other selected illustrations will be exhibited in a Virtual Museum established by the City of Barakaldo (Spain).