Published: 08 April 2022
Last Updated: 08 April 2022
XXIX International Exhibition of Arts of Humor/Spain,2022
The Quevedo Institute of Arts of Humor through The General Foundation of the
University of Alcalá announces the XXIX International Exhibition of Arts of Humor
around the subject «CHILDREN WITH NOT SMILES. War, hunger, exploitation-
child labor: childhood ruined». There will be more information about the subject in
the website iqh.es.
1 Participation is open to all the persons older than 18.
2 In order to participate in the Exhibition, every artist must send a piece on the
theme « CHILDREN WITH NOT SMILES. War, hunger, exploitation-child labor:
childhood ruined». It can be a vignette, a comic strip or a caricature. The organization
reserves the right to invite those authors that the organization members agree to
consider important for the exhibition.
3 The works must be original and must be signed. They can be made with any
technique and in any format, with maximum dimensions of A3 (297x420 mm),
preferably vertically, since the catalog will follow these proportions.
4 All art pieces will be sent before 29th May 2022. Together with the piece, the
authors must send the filled formulary attached to these requirements.
Those made using traditional techniques will be sent to the following address:
Fundación General de la Universidad de Alcalá
Muestra Internacional de las Artes del Humor
C/ Nueva, 4.
28801 Alcalá de Henares
For digital works, they must be made in formats JPG or TIFF with a
It is essential to comply with the noted date for the adequate planning of the
catalogue and design of the exhibition.
5 All pieces will be sent properly wrapped. It is recommended to protect them with
flat cardboard. The organization won't take responsibility on any possible damage
occurred during transportation. Mailing costs will be the responsibility of the
participants in this call, and the organisation will not assume any costs (e.g. customs
charges) or any liability in the event of damage or loss of the work.
6 A Selection Comission will carry out a selection of the pieces submitted, that will
be exhibited in the XXIX Internacional Exhibition of the Arts of Humor in
7 All pieces submitted will be kept at the Graphic Humour Archives of the General
Foundation of the University of Alcalá, except specific indication to the contrary, for
which the artist must write on the reverse of the piece “Devolución/Return”.
8 The submission of the piece means that the author authorizes the General
Foundation of the University of Alcalá to reproduce it and exhibit it, as long as the
name of the artist is displayed and the objective is the media coverage of the
Exhibition and the rest of activities of the General Foundation of the University of
Alcalá within the field of Graphic Humour and/or of this call (edition of catalogues,
posters, leaflets, media coverage, web page, etc.), and in any case it generates any
type of obligation on the author's part.
9 The organization will communicate through the Exhibition web page the list of
participants with submitted piece and the list of selected pieces.
10 At the end of the exhibition in Alcalá, those people with selected pieces will receive
a copy of the catalogue, which will be edited to mark the celebration of the Exhibition.
11 The organization reserves the right to not exhibit those pieces considered to
infringe individual or collective rights.
12 The participants will be responsible before any claim on the authorship of the
works. The organization will not be responsible before any claim made by a third
party upon the violation of intellectual rights or property of the works.
13 The participation on this Exhibition means the acceptance of these conditions of