3RD INTERNATIONAL “RAMİZ GÖKÇE” CARICATURE COMPETITION

http://emu.edu.tr/humour                                                http://emu.edu.tr/mizah

By

The Association of Turkish Cypriot Cartoonists (Feco-Cyprus)

Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Caricature and Humour Club

Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Engineering Faculty

 

Application Requirements:

1.     Regardless of religion, language and race, this competition is open to all amateur and professional caricature artists or anyone who can draw caricatures.

2.     Theme:    “A World without Engineers”

3.     Pieces of work to be sent for the competition should have the form of a caricature. Pictures and illustrations will not be accepted.

4.     Caricatures to be sent for the competition should be in digital format. The Sizes of the Caricatures should be either A4 or A3 with a minimum 100 and maximum 300 dpi. Both color or black & white are acceptable. Name, surname, address, phone number and e-mail address of each participant should be indicated. Caricatures submitted for the competition should not contain any script/writing on them.

5.     A person can not be given more than one award.

6.     Before they are presented for the Selection Committee members’ evaluation, all caricatures submitted for the competition will be exhibited on a website formed with the aim of bringing submitted pieces of work to the attention and objection of all caricature artists, caricaturists’ organizations and any other international organizations formed against similar-imitated-stolen caricatures. If a submitted piece of work is found to be similar, imitated or stolen, it will be disqualified from the competition.

7.     Each participant may join the competition with two caricatures at most. Along with the caricatures, a short biography in the Microsoft Word format (.doc) including name, surname, address, phone number and e-mail information and a recent photo of the applicant in the .jpg format should be submitted.

8.     All submitted caricatures will be archived at “Cyprus International Cartoon Museum”  to be formed by the Association of Turkish Cypriot Cartoonists (FECO-CYPRUS) regardless of the fact that they receive an award or not.

9.     All caricatures submitted for the competition may be printed, duplicated or published on cards, posters, albums, newspapers, magazines, books and CDs by FECO-CYPRUS. By submitting caricatures for the competition, the participants fully understand and agrees with the terms of the competition. Participants also agree to the future duplication, printing or publishing of materials relating to this competition without any financial compensation. 

10.  Results of the competition, as well as the selection committee decisions, will be released to the caricature artists who have qualified to receive awards, all participants and press.

11.  Caricatures should be sent to the specified e-mail address by 20 March 2012.

12.  Works of art sent for this competition will not be used in any other different event serving for any other purpose than this competition. However, Eastern Mediterranean University reserves the right to use these caricatures for non-profit educational activities or events.

13.  Should the caricature artists who have won awards in this competition wish to attend the award ceremony and the exhibition, they undertake all transportation expenses. Accommodation and any other related expenses will be covered by EMU.

 ***  DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:     20 March 2012  ***

 

Address for Applications:        feco-cyprus@kibris.net

 

AWARDS:

 First Place Award               : 1000 USD + Plaque

Second Place Award          :  500 USD + Plaque

Third Place Award               :  300 USD + Plaque

Special Awards (Plaque)

 

EXHIBITION:

 The exhibition will be inaugurated at EMU Library Exhibition Hall, Famagusta, Cyprus on 20 April 2012.

 

WEBSITE – URL:

http://emu.edu.tr/humour

http://emu.edu.tr/mizah

 

SPONSOR:

Gökçe Medical (Sıtkı Gökçe)

 

ORGANISATION COMMITTEE:

Hasan Amca             (EMU FACULTY OF ENGINEERING DEAN)

Hüseyin Çakmak     (FECO - CYPRUS CHAIR)

Ulaş Gökçe               (REPRESENTING RAMİZ GÖKÇE FAMILY)

Dudu Cumaoğulları            (FAMAGUSTA CULTURAL ASSOCIATION VICE CHAIR)

Özgür Kofalı              (EMU CARICATURE AND HUMOUR CLUB)

Mehdi Sadeghi         (EMU CARICATURE AND HUMOUR CLUB)

3 representatives from the EMU Caricature and Humour Club

 

SELECTION COMMITTEE:

 

Musa Kayra               (Chair, Association of Turkish Cypriot Cartoonists)

M. Serhan Gazioğlu (General Secretary, Association of Turkish Cypriot Cartoonists)

Hüseyin Çakmak     (FECO - CYPRUS Chair)

Arif A. Albayrak        (Executive Board Member, Association of Turkish Cypriot Cartoonists)

Mustafa Tozakı         (Executive Board Member, Association of Turkish Cypriot Cartoonists)

Cemal Tunceri          (Executive Board Member, Association of Turkish Cypriot Cartoonists)

3 representatives from the EMU Caricature and Humour Club