Wednesday, March 9, 2016

43rd Piracicaba lnternational Humour Exhibition | 2016 (Regulations)

The 43rd Piracicaba lnternational Humour Exhibition 2016 will be held from August 27 to October 8, 2016.
Submissions must be received by July 22. 


Professional and amateur artists, Brazilians and foreigners can apply unpublished artworks that were not awarded until the closing date for entries.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 mail or by by e-mail (in jpeg format at 300 dpi).

The graphical technique is free. Digital copies signed by author 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. Caution: for comic stories a maximum of 2 pages will be accepted per work). 
Theme "Mobility" (only for works that address the theme MOBILITY, proposed by the organization).

Along the registered artwork, the artist must attach a complete registration form in legible writing. 
A short curriculum and photo are also required.

Mailing address: 

42o Salão Internacional de Humor de Piracicaba 
Av. Dr. Maurice Allain, 454 
Caixa Postal 12 
CEP 13.405
123 Piracicaba SP 

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

E-mail addresses:

Cartoon Category:
Charge Category:
Caricature Category:
Comic Strips/HQ Category:
Tematic Category - Mobility: 
Health Category :

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


Awards totalling R$ 55.000,00 will be divided as follows:
  • Five 1st place prizes in the amount of R$ 5.000,00 divided among each category.
  • One award of R$ 10.000,00 called GRAND PRIZE INTERNATIONAL HUMOR OF PIRACICABA chosen among the five winners of each category.
  • 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. The schedule and the local for the voting will be announced on the event's opening.
  • A prize of R$ 5.000,00 called CHAMBER OF MUNICIPAL OF PIRACICABA award, exclusively for the caricature category.
  • A prize of R$ 5.000,00 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 receive a trophy created by Zélio Alves Pinto).

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