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15 BICM


CATEGORIES: A / B / C / D / E

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CATEGORY B
SOCIAL POSTER


CONVENED BY:


1. Participants:

Students. Design school students.

Professionals. Graphic designers, plastic artists, photographs, and graphic producers in general. No matter age or nationality.

2. Participants should submit a maximum of 4 posters or series of posters, of maximum 3 units, considered as one piece.

3. Layout should be 70 x 100 cm (vertical or horizontal). Technique is freestyle.


SUBJECT

4. Participants shall submit unpublished posters on the subject:
HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS.
The human rights defenders are people that, individually or as a group, work together to make possible the compliance of the rights gathered in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in diverse regulations developed. Such efforts are proven to be fundamental to make visible situations of social injustice, fight impunity and promote democratic processes around the world. The goal is that human rights defenders be empowered in a favorable and safe environment, along with thousands of people that feel inspired to act with them side by side against injustice.


THEMATHIC AREAS
• Defamation and stigma surrounding human rights defenders.
• Homicides, including enforced disappearances.
• Improper and regressive use of criminal, civil and administrative laws.
• Monitoring of human rights defenders (online and offline).
• Women defenders of human rights, including LGBTIQ community and intersectional discrimination.


For further information about this topic, visit: www.amnistia.org.mx
Download here the information brief about this category.


DIGITAL WORK REGISTRATION

5. In order to register their work, participants shall submit their poster(s) in a digital layout HERE by following the registration form properly filled in.

6. Files registered in the contest should be formatted as:

Measure: 700 x 1000 px required (vertical u horizontal).

Resolution: 72 DPI

Color: RGB

Type of format: JPG


DIGITAL WORK SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MAY 4, 2018

ONLY PRESELECTED AUTHORS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SEND OUT THEIR WORKS IN HIGH RESOLUTION.


7. The chosen posters will be part of the collection on the subject Defensores y defensoras de los derechos humanos. The BICM, along with the Amnesty International Mexico, will promote such collection’s edition and presentation giving credits to the authors on the press and electronic media and as part of its campaign. The first copy of the chosen posters will be printed out in HP technology by the BICM and it will be exhibited at the Franz Mayer Museum.

8. Both the BICM and the Amnesty International Mexico are authorized to publish the entered-into-the-competition posters in catalogues, expositions, promotional editions, electronic means and promotional events on a non-profit basis and giving credit to the authors.

9. Every chosen participant will obtain a 30% discount on our online store to acquire catalogues, poster, and commemorative editions.

10. All posters will be part of the BICM archive.

11. The BICM shall reserve the right to reject the participation of posters that may be offensive to the moral and culture of any country, as well as the ones that shall not meet the requirements of this call.

12. Posters designed by jury members as well as committee members can be chosen but may not be awarded.

13. The jury decision will be irrevocable and it shall not be contested or submitted to any sort of refute by any natural or legal person. The awards of any category can be declared null and void if it is so considered. Additionally, the judges are qualified to resolve any incidence that may take place and may not contravene these bases.


PUBLICATION OF SELECTED PARTICIPANTS JULY 17, 2018


14. The results of the 15 BICM selection will be published on our website and social networks


AWARDS OF CATEGORY B

First place: $100,000.00 (One hundred thousand Mexican pesos), a golden medal and a certificate.

Second place: Silver medal and a certificate.

Third place: Bronze medal and a certificate.

17. The awards of any category can be declared null and void if it is so considered. Additionally, the judges are qualified to resolve any incidence that may take place and may not contravene these bases.

SPECIAL MEDALS OF 15BICM
A. International jury will award the Gold medal for excellence “José Guadalupe Posada” to a participating designer or country known for its contribution to the development of graphic design in Mexico.

B. International jury will give the Gold medal for sustainability in the production of paper "Carlos Lozano” to the most prominent young Mexican designer in 15 International Poster Biennial in Mexico.


REGISTRATION FEES
STUDENTS
$1 USD for every registered poster.

PROFESSIONALS
$5 USD for every registered poster.


PAYMENT METHODS

The registration fees must be made by any of the following ways:


Payment through PayPal:


Deposit or transfer to a bank account:
Name: Bienal Internacional del Cartel en México A.C.
Bank account number: 1299731
Bank: Banco Nacional de México, S.A. (Banamex)
Branch: 7001
SWIFT CODE: BNMXMXMM
Clabe interbancaria: 002180700112997313


Once the deposit has been made, the participant must send a copy of the payment voucher to cuotas15bicm@gmail.com with the subject "CUOTA/FEE _PARTICIPANTNAME". The body of the mail must indicate the full name of the participant, category in which participates and number of posters inscribed.


DONATIONS

This open space brings the opportunity to continue to be our supportive fellow in this collaborative project that moves us on behalf of the culture of design. Please be assured that your contribution will boost the culture of design as a key part of our everyday lives.You can submit your donation through Paypal.



Design books and money donations are accepted. These works will become part of the International Biennial Library in Mexico. The author of the poster shall send a book whose subject will be about design, no matter the number of works they will present in the competition. Books to be donated shall be sent, without commercial value, as it follows:

By postal mail:
Bienal Internacional del Cartel en México
Apartado postal V-300, C.O. Vertiz
Dr. José Ma. Vertiz, No. 211-A, Col. Doctores, CP. 06720
Delegación Cuauhtémoc, CDMX

By private messaging or delivery in person:
Bienal Internacional del Cartel en México
Álvaro Obregón 73, Col. Roma, C.P. 06700
Delegación Cuauhtémoc, CDMX
Horario: Lunes a viernes / 10-16h


SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THIS COMPETION

A. Participants understand and accept that the chosen posters in the official collection of the International Poster Biennial in Mexico will not be submitted to future competitions of any kind. Otherwise, the BICM is authorized to drop such work out of the collection. This behavior may also have a negative impact in further submissions.

B. All submitted posters will be part of the International Poster Biennial in Mexico archive as well as the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi’s.

C. If your work’s format, support reproduction or circulation will not fully stick to our requirements, email us to bicm.info@gmail.com