GENERAL INFORMATIONThe organizer of the competition is OSTEN Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.
The selector assigned by the organizer will select the submitted works, and the international jury will appraise the short-listed works.
The official announcement of the awards and the opening of the exhibition will take place on 31st May 2018 at OSTEN Gallery, Skopje, Macedonia.
Cartoon / Satiric drawing / Comic-Strip *
* up to one panel of non-linguistic strip
Theme / Technique – free
Format – А4 (21.9 x 29.7) or А3 (29.7 x 42.0)
The author can submit several works, but STRICTLY ORIGINALS - hand drawn works.
For a regular submission, the author shall fill out the Application Form (electronically or manually) and send it via e-mail first, preferably together with a short author’s bio. Afterwards, she/he shall send the printed Application Form via post mail along with the works.
The submitted works shall remain within the OSTEN collection.
By completion of the Application Form, the applicant agrees that the organizer can use, expose, study and publish the works for the needs of the event.
SELECTION / JUDGING PROCESS
The short-listed works selected by the selector are eligible for awards that will be decided by the international jury.
Erdogan BASOL, Turkey (Cartoonist)
Ann TELNAES, USA (Editorial Cartoonist in the Washington Post)
Ross THOMSON, UK (Cartoonist)
Mostafa RAMEZANI, Iran/France (Cartoonist & Graphic Designer)
Vladimir KAZANEVSKY, Ukraine (Cartoonist and Lecturer on the Theory of Cartoon Art)
Mice JANKULOVSKI, Macedonia (Artist, Cartoonist and representative of OSTEN)
GRAND PRIX FOR LIFE ACHIEVEMENT (5000 $)
FIRST AWARD FOR CARTOON (1000 $)
FIRST AWARD FOR SATIRIC DRAWING (1000 $)
FIRST AWARD FOR COMIC / STRIP (1000 $)
10 SPECIAL AWARDS (PLAQUE)
AWARD CICO* (for Macedonian Cartoonist)
* In honor of the great Macedonian cartoonist Vasilije Popovic - Cico.
Short-listed works are exhibited at OSTEN Gallery from 31st May to 15th June 2018.
Short-listed works are represented in the Catalog and their authors will receive a copy of the catalog via post mail.
The organizer will cover the accommodation expenses for the awarded cartoonists who will announce their presence on the opening of the exhibition in Skopje up to 1st May 2018.
The works that will arrived on the address of OSTEN up to 31st March 2018 will be considered for selection.
OSTEN WORLD GALLERY OF CARTOONS
8. Udarna Brigada 2, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia
Application Form on source.