The GIN Foundation, the Quevedo Institute of the Arts of Humour (IQH) and the Vice-Rectorate for Research and Transfer of the University of Alcalá announce the 10th GINUAH Graphic Humour Contest, with the following rules:
The competition is open to anyone wishing to participate, either individually or jointly as writer and illustrator, in any of the following three categories:
Professional: They must include a short biography and a link to prove that they publish or have published in a permanent medium.
UAH-FGUA. UAH staff and students.
HUMOUR AND SUBJECT:
The entries must be humorous in intention. The subject is Science/Research.
FORMAT and LENGTH:
Submissions must be in paper or in digital format. The work must be publishable on paper: cartoon, strip, page of comic...and must be signed.
Maximum size: A4. Digital entries must be sent in JPG at 300dpi..
Works in any of the official languages of Spain are accepted. Those coming from outside Spain and containing text must be labelled in Spanish.
Nº OF WORKS AND ORIGINALITY:
Each participant may submit up to four entries. All entries must be unpublished work.
The deadline for submission of entries is July 18, 2021.
Originals, reproductions and digital works are accepted. Works that are not returned will be added to the FGUA's Graphic Humour Documentation Centre of the Quevedo Institute of the Arts of Humour. In the case of originals, the author may request a certificate of donation.
Submission of physical entries:
CONCURSO GIN-UAH. Ciencia/Investigación
Instituto Quevedo de las Artes del Humor (FGUA)
Calle Nueva nº 4.
28801 Alcalá de Henares (Madrid)
Submission of digital entries: by email or WeTransfer to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Along with the work, the following details must be supplied: Name and surname, telephone number, date of birth, complete mailing address and e-mail address. Category of the entry.
The GIN Graphic Humour Competition awards two prizes in each category worth the following amounts (gross):
1st prize: 2000 euros.
2nd prize: 1000 euros
o 1st prize: 500 euros.
o 2nd prize: 250 euros
1st prize: 500 euros.
2nd prize: 250 euros
The prize-winning works, as well as a selection of other entries, will be published on the iqh.es and humoristan.org websites.
The jury of the GIN-UAH Graphic Humour Competition will be composed of members of the Quevedo Institute of the Arts of Humour of the FGUA, the Vice-Rectorate for Research and Transfer of the UAH and the GIN Foundation.
The jury reserves the right to declare any of the prizes void or to propose a reallocation of the prizes available.
The jury's decision will be made within 3 months after the deadline for entries. The decision will be communicated to the winners and published on the iqh.es and humoristan.org websites.
Participation in this competition entails acceptance of these rules, as well as the author's express permission to the organization to use her/his work, provided that his or her name appears and the aim is to disseminate activities in the field of humour and scientific dissemination, without generating any obligation whatsoever with regard to the author. The organization reserves the right, if necessary, to introduce those modifications it deems necessary for the smooth running of the competition. The organization is not liable for the works submitted to the competition.
The best works will be part of an exhibition to be held throughout 2022, organized by the Vice-Rectorate for Research and Transfer of the UAH, the Quevedo Institute of the Arts of Humour of the FGUA and the GIN Foundation.