THE INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL HUMOR EVENT 2003-2004
Eurohumor announces the XIV edition of the international
FIRST PRIZE FIVE THOUSAND EURO
(for cartoonists who have more than one selected cartoons
in the five sections)
Total money pool TEN THOUSAND EURO
(one thousand euro for each section)
The competition is by invitation and reserved to cartoonists,
illustrators, graphic designers and artists who have won or have been nominated
in the previous editions of Eurohumor. Those who receive the present announcement
are also specially invited and should dully fill in the entry form.
"Non-competition" works will also be accepted so that their authors
may be invited to the next editions of this event.
Those artists who may have access to this announcement through other channels
(Internet, publication on specialized news bulletins) may send their complete
curriculum vitae in order to allow the jury to specifically invite the artists
concerned as from the present edition of the competition.
· Does power wear out?
· Myth and tale
· Fat is beautiful
· Love at the Internet age
Each artist may enter with a maximum of three drawings
for each theme, that can be realized using any technique and mounted on a paper
of a single size. cm 21 x29,7 (standard A4 Uni size).
No passe-partout, frames or glass can be applied to the work.
Each work must bear the signature or initials of the artist at the front, with
name, surmane, address and telephone number indicated on the back.
Neither copies nor works already mentioned in any other graphic humor event
will be accepted.
The works should reach at the latest on March 1st, 2004
(the post mark will provide the proof of the dispatch date) and should be sent
(by post, carrier or personal delivery) to:
Biennale internazionale del sorriso
c/o PRIMALPE-COSTANZO MARTINI
Via Carlo Emanuele III, 15
12100 Cuneo - Italia
All the works that reach Eurohumor within the time limit
will be examined and selected by the Jury, the components of which will be notified
on announcing the winners.
There are prizes (money, nominations, hosting of personal
exhibitions) for each of the proposed themes for a total amount of 10.000 Euro.
The artist reaching the highest score IN ALL THE SECTIONS will be AWARDED the
SUPERPRIZE OF FIVE THOUSAND EURO.
It will be up to the Jury to decide on the nature and
the value of other prizes according to what will be available and offered by
the organizing bodies and by the sponsors with a further amount of at least
five thousand euro.
All entries received by the secretary's ofice may be used
for publication, reproduction and any other type of exploitation (included the
publication on web pages), aimed at the promotion of the Eurohumor International
Biennal Event and of the Humor Museum of Borgo San Dalmazzo, which is being
realized, for any publications related to the Humor Town. All the competion
participants implicitly accept this rule and agree to the display of their work
in one or more exhibitions after this event and to the eventual publication
of these works in catalogues, books, posters, bookmarks, T-shirts or caps, calendars
or agendas and on any means of service informations requested or placed at disposal
by the Prize Secretary's office. In any case, the name of the author, his country
and the indication of the Eurohumor event will be indicated. The works will
be made available for the Humor Museum which is being organized and, therefore,
they are requested to be donated.
In fact, Eurohumor has an archive of over twenty thousand works realized by
two thousand artists from more than seventy Countries and the Township of Borgo
San Dalmazzo is realizing a museum which will open its doors in 2004.
Anyway, those who wish their works to be returned should ask for them back at
the conclusion of the competition. Delivery will be made within 12 months after
the main competition exhibition.
For any further information, please refer to:
Eurohumor Secretary's Office
c/o Primalpe Costanzo Martini
via Carlo Emanuele III n. 15
tel. 0171.692565 - fax 0171.435959
secretary Gianni Martini
Thanks to the following sponsors
Citta di Borgo San Dalmazzo
Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Cuneo
Ente Fiera Fredda di Borgo San Dalmazzo
Regione Piemonte - Assessorato alla Cultura
Banca Regionale Europea
Camera di Commercio, Industria e Artigianato di Cuneo
Provincia di Cuneo - Assessorato alla Cultura
Scuola di Pace di Boves
Festa Europea degli Autori di Cuneo
Assessorato alla cultura di Boves
Number of drawings entered
Photo or self cartoon