Tuesday, April 14, 2015

42nd lnternational Humor Exhibition of Piracicaba 2015

From the Salão Internacional de Humor de Piracicaba website.

Rules and regulations:


The 42nd lnternational Humor Exhibition of Piracicaba 2015, realized by the Piracicaba City Haii/Cultural Action Secretariat/National Graphic Humor Center of Piracicaba in will be held in accordance with the following schedule 

Registration until July 17
Selection: July 25 and 26
Awards: August 15
Opening: August 22
Closing: October 4


Professional and amateur artists, Brazilians and foreigners can apply unpublished artworks that were not awarded until the closing date for entries.The theme is free.

The works – all categories – can be sent by MAlL or ELECTRONIC (applications over the Internet on the official website, in the format and 300 DPI, JPEG, attached Images at once).

The graphical technique is free. 
Digital copies signed by author and indicating that it is print number 1 and sculptures, with humorous content will also be accepted. 

Maximum measures allowed: 
paper- 42 x 30 centimeters (A3) (16,54 x 11,81 inches)
sculptures – 42 centimeters or 16,54 inches (height) x 30 centimeters or 11,81 inches (depth) x 30 centimeters or 11,8 1inches (width).

Each artist may enter a maximum of 3 works per category: 

-Cartoon (graphic humor with universal and timeless themes)
-Charge (graphic humor with journalistic themes of now a days)
-Caricature (graphic humor that expresses the physical and/or personality of a known celebrity), 
-Comic Strips/Comic Stories (graphic art in sequence. Maximum of 2 pages per work) 

Along the registered artwork, the artist must attach a complete registration form with legibly writing. lt is also requested reduced curriculum and photo, for registration in the CEDHU’s data base.

2.1 – Sent by MAlL
42º Salão Internacional de Humor de Piracicaba 
Av. Dr. Maurice Allain, 454 
Caixa Postal 12 
CEP 13.405-123 Piracicaba SP Brasil

The work submitted must be accompanied by the registration form, duly completed and signed by the author.

2.2 – Sent by EMAIL

Uploaded files should be named as follows: artist name_country_number.
Example: paulosilva_brazil_01


The Awards are a totaI of R$ 51.500,00 divided as follows:

a) Five 1st place prizes in the amount of R$ 5.000,00 each, divided among the categories.

b) One award of R$ 10.000,00 called GRAND PRIZE INTERNATIONAL HUMOR OF PIRACICABA chosen among the five winners of each category.

c) One prize called Popular Jury “Alceu Marozi Righetto”, in the value of R$ 5.000,00, chosen by online open voting. The contestants to this award will be selected by the Awarding Committee. 

d) Also planned: 
-a prize of R$ 3.131,11 called CHAMBER OF MUNICIPAL OF PIRACICABA award, exclusively for the caricature category; 
-a prize of R$ 3.500,00 called UNIMED HEALTH AWARD for work for any category that explore the themes of health 
-a prize of R$ 5.000,00 called ÁGUAS DO MIRANTE AWARD, intended to work by Brazilian authors in any category.

Beside the money prize, the awarded artists will be receiving trophies (a creation of Zélio Alves Pinto). 

Other awards and honors may be granted at the discretion of the Organizing Committee.
There will be a Selection Jury and an Award Jury composed of qualified people in the area. lf the Award Jury finds any type of fraud or pIagiarism in one or more registered works, the Jury may cancel the award. The result of the award may be contested until a week after the opening of the Exhibition, with reasonable evidence of any wrongdoing unknown to the committee.


The simple application requires the artist to accept these regulations. 

The selected artists automatically transfer the authorial rights of his artworks for reproductions and publications in any media, without restriction, aiming promotion of the event. 

The returning of the artworks after the closing of the exhibition must be formally requested early in the registration form. Otherwise the artworks will ultimately belong to the collection of the NationaI Graphic Humor Center of Piracicaba, which will exercise the right of property, as it finds interesting.

The organization of the 42th lnternational Exhibition Humor of Piracicaba is not responsible for possible damages that may happen when the arts are sent or returned.

The authors transfer automatically Authorial Rights of his artworks when awarded acquisitivetely (including mentions), in accordance with the Law n 9610, February 19st, 1988 (Authorial Rights Law), therefore, universal and definitely in all use modalities and gratuitous, the rights of the author, guaranteed by the mentioned law; referring to the awarded artworks in the lnternational Humor Exhibition of Piracicaba and now integrant part of Municipal Public Property for the purposes of entitlements, in accordance with the Municipal Law n 2249,1976, partially amended by the Municipal Law n 2486-1982 and consolidated by the Municipal Law n 5194-2002.

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