CATEGORY C
UNPUBLISHED POSTERS / BIODIVERSITY
CONVENED BY UN ENVIRONMENT AND CSO INTERNACIONAL POSTER BIENNIAL IN MEXICO

1. Graphic designers, design students, visual artists, photographers and graphic creators in general are allowed to participate, no matter age or nationality.

2. Participants should submit a maximum of 6 posters as a total per the whole call.

3. Representation, layout and printing technique are freestyle.

SUBJECT

4. Participants shall submit unpublished posters on the subject:

“Posters for biodiversity”

With one million species at risk of extinction, the preservation of biodiversity is more urgent than ever. Not only the health of plants, animals and ecosystems is at stake, but the wellbeing of people and economies around the world. Biodiversity’s effective protection is only possible if all parties involved act together to tackle to global threats, such as climate change, overexploitation of resources, pollution, and land and sea use change.

Biodiversity is the theme of the World Environment Day 2020, hosted by Colombia. Also in October, in China, bold new measures to protect biodiversity will be discussed in the fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity.

For further information, visit: https://www.unenvironment.org

DIGITAL WORK REGISTRATION

5. In order to register their work, participants shall submit their poster(s) in a digital layout in the website https://16bicm.hiless.dev/login by following the registration form properly filled in.

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

LOW RESOLUTION
Measure: 1000×700 px
Resolution: 72 DPI
Color: RGB
Type of format: JPG

HIGH RESOLUTION
Measure: 100×70 cm
Resolution: 300 DPI
Color: CMYK
Type of format: PDF

DIGITAL WORK SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JUNE 15, 2020
NO EXTENSION OF TERM

7. The chosen posters will be part of the collection on the subject Biodiversity. The BICM, along with the UN Environment, 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 and ulterior venues.

8. Both the BICM and the UN Environment 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 and outlets to acquire catalogues, poster, and commemorative editions.

10. All posters will be part of the Historic Archive BICM safeguarded by the UASLP.

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.

14. 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.

15. The results of the 16BICM selection will be published on the website www.bienalcartel.org and social networks @bienalcartel on July 7, 2020.

REGISTRATION FEE
10 USD or you can download the Oyster card.

PAYMENT METHODS
The registration fee will must to be in one of the following ways:

Deposit or transfer to bank account
Bienal Internacional del Cartel A.C
BBVA Bancomer
Account: 0112709260
Clabe: 012180001127092604

Payment by PayPal
www.paypal.me/bienalcartel
NOTE: If it is not possible to make payments through PayPal in your country, your registration payment is exempt.
If you want to contribute to the BICM, you can donate a design book as a registration fee. These works will become part of the Library of the International Biennial of the Poster in Mexico A.C.
The donated books should be sent, without declared commercial value, to the following postal address:
Bienal Internacional del Cartel en México
P. O. box C-140, Coahuila 5; Colonia
Roma Norte,
Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc, C.O, 06700. CDMX

For any questions or information, please contact the following e-mail address: aolivares@bienalcartel.org

PUBLICATION OF SELECTED PARTICIPANTS
JULY 7, 2020

AWARDS OF CATEGORY C
First place: 100,000 MXN (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.

16. The economical prize will be directly given by UN Environment. The BICM organizers will reserve their right to hand only medals and certificates.

SPECIAL MEDALS OF 16BICM

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. The jury will also award the Gold medal Willy de Majo to the young designer who has stood out the most in the 16 International Poster Biennial in Mexico.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THIS COMPETITION

A. Participants understand and accept that the submitted poster under categories C, D, E or F, due to the unpublished nature, will not be digital or physically published neither to be submitted to future competitions of any kind, until the international poster contest 16BICM: October 27, 2020. Otherwise, the BICM is authorized to drop such work out of the collection.

B. All submitted posters will be part of the International Poster Biennial in Mexico safeguarded by 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 hola@bienalcartel.org