FASI, the Federation Association of Sardinians in Italy, invites all the cartoonists in the world to participate in the special edition of the contest “Graphics, satire, and humor” created to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Unity of Italy.
The contest is open to all cartoonists, illustrators, and graphic designers around the world. You are also allowed to participate without competing. Such requests exempt the author from winning a prize, but makes it possible to still publish and/or display the author’s work
Foreign artists may express themselves on the following subjects: the fortunes of the ideals of the 20th century, on the condition of democracy achieved in their own country, on the respect observed towards human rights and peace, on the destiny of the concept of the State and national unity in times of globalization, or rather they can tell about t heir country’sperception of Italy.
The contest is divided into three categories:
A. Sardinia. This is dedicated to the artists that with any graphic technique, satire, caricature, or cartoon strip can bring to mind the actions and the Sardinian people that, originating from the kingdom of Sardinia, were creators of the kingdom of Italy and of the Italian Republic.
B. Lithography, Illustrations, web art, computer art
C. Caricature and Satire
It is permitted to submit an entry three each of the three categories.
Prize “Sardinia”: 1st prize € 5.000 2nd prize € 1.500
Prize “Lithography, Illustrations, Web art” 1st prize € 5 ,000 2nd prize € 1.500
Prize “Caricature and Satire” 1st prize € 5,000 2nd prize € 1.500
Deadline: 30th of April, 2010 (based on the postmark)
Recognizing that the value of the manifestation depends on the quality of the work and on the professionalism of the participants, we will be very honoured if you would contribute your art towards the overall success of the manifestation.
We thank you for your time and attention.
The Executive Administrator
All the works must be sent to the following address:
Ufficio Postale 018
Via Cavour, 71/A
Casella postale 18260
50129 Florence, Italy