The OPEN CALL #1
is aimed to the young, upcoming cartoonists with an ultimate goal to provoke curiosity and interest among the young people for cartoons making fruitful soil for new generations of cartoonists.
ELIGIBILITY for PARTICIPATION
cartoonists 18-35 years old
EU & Western Balkan Countries
cartoons, comic/strip (if with words – in EN)
digitally created works or digital images of hand-drawn works (.jpg, .png, .pdf 300 dpi)
NUMBER of WORKS:
by the participant’s choice
should send to the e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
up to 15 August 2021
- Filled APPLICATION FORM
- Short BIO + PORTRAIT photo
- Digital images of SUBMITTED WORKS
By completing the application, the author gives to the organizers a non-exclusive right to use, exhibit, study and publish his works for the needs of the event.
Tanja KRÜGER, Germany – GOETHE-INSTITUT |
Kornelija KONESKA, North Macedonia – OSTEN World Gallery of Cartoons |
Norbert VAN YPERZEELE, Belgium – Cartoonist
- Cartoons deemed to be identical or closely similar to the known works by another cartoonist - will be rejected.
- If it is determined that the cartoonist has violated any of the conditions for participation after the awarding - the jury has the right to withdraw the award.
- The international jury will pay particular attention to both the idea and visual expression of submitted works, as well as: originality, innovative means of delivering message, visual design, clarity and quality of submissions.
14 YOUNG CARTOONISTS are selected by the INTERNATIONAL JURY as the winners of the contest and they receive:
as WINNERS of the contest
POSITION of JUDGES
in the OPEN CALL #2
on the process and criteria of the judging activities in the OPEN CALL #2
CREATIVE WORKSHOP *
(3-days) on a process of creating cartoons (to be held from 28-30 June at the OSTEN Gallery in Skopje by the winning professional cartoonist of the OPEN CALL #2 / according to the Corona protocols)
: Organizers provide the workshop and accommodation (with breakfast) in the OSTEN ART HOTEL Skopje (travel expenses to/from Skopje should be covered by the participants)
15 August 2021
submission period (do not miss it!)
18-22 August 2021
jury activities for the OPEN CALL #1
22 August 2021
announcement of the results
23 August 2021
1-7 September 2021
an online workshop for the fourteen winning cartoonists
10-17 September 2021
jury activities for the OPEN CALL #2
(one for the young, one for the established cartoonists)
(young & professional cartoonists together) at the OSTEN GALLERY in Skopje
PRESENTATION in the CATALOG
of the 53 WORLD GALLERY of CARTOONS Skopje 2021
HUGE INTERNATIONAL MEDIA PROMOTION
The organizers will notify all regular registered cartoonists about the jury decision by email and will publish the results on their websites and the websites of the partners, as well as the other electronic and social media.
For additional info about the Digital Cartoons Project EU – Work in Progress… please see:
For any additional question please contact us on the e-mail: email@example.com.
WELCOME ON BOARD and GOOD LUCK!