The GIN Foundation (Humoristán) and the Quevedo Institute of Humor Arts (IQH) convene the 9th GIN Graphic Humor Contest, according to the following bases:
Anyone who wishes, both individually and jointly between screenwriter and cartoonist, can participate in the contest.
HUMOR AND THEME:
The works submitted must have humorous intent. The theme is free.
FORMAT AND EXTENSION:
The presentation will be on paper or digital. The work has to be publishable on paper: vignette, strip, comic page ...
Maximum measure: A4. For digital format, it must be sent in JPG at 300dpi.
Works are accepted in any of the official languages of Spain. Those that come from outside Spain and contain text, must be labeled in Spanish.
Nº OF WORKS AND ORIGINALITY:
Each participant may submit a maximum of four proposals. All submitted works must be unpublished.
The deadline for delivery of works is December 9, 2019. Originals, reproductions and digital works are accepted. The works that will not be returned, will become part of the fund of the Documentation Center of Graphic Humor of the Quevedo Institute of the Arts of Humor (IQH) of the FGUA. In the case of the originals, the author who wishes may request a donation certificate.
Shipment of physical works:
Quevedo Institute of Humor Arts (FGUA)
New Street nº 4.
28801 Alcalá de Henares (Madrid)
Together with the work, the following information must be specified: Name and surname, telephone number, date of birth, full postal address and email.
The GIN Graphic Humor Contest consists of 3 prizes, which have the following economic (raw) endowment:
1st prize: 600 euros
2nd prize: 400 euros
3rd prize: 200 euros
The winning works will be published on the websites iqh.es and humoristan.org.
The jury of the GIN Graphic Humor Contest will be chosen by the Quevedo Institute of Humor Arts of FGUA and by Humoristán.
The jury reserves the right to declare any of the awards void or to propose another nominative distribution.
The jury's decision will be made within 2 months after the deadline for submission of the work.
The verdict will be communicated to the winners and published on the websites iqh.es and humoristan.org.
Participation in this contest implies acceptance of these rules. The organization reserves the right, if necessary, to introduce those modifications that it deems necessary for a better functioning of the contest. The organization is not responsible for the works submitted to the contest.
The best works will be part of an exhibition that will take place in the first half of 2019 in Alcalá de Henares, organized by the Quevedo Institute of Humor Arts of FGUA and the GIN Foundation.