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Diogenes of Sinop, 1st International Cartoon Competition 2022, Turkey

Diogenes of Sinop, 1st International Cartoon Competition 2022, Turkey Deadline: Feb. 25, 2022

Theme: Sabahattin Ali Portraits

1- The competition is open to amateur and professional artists from all over the
2- The subject of the competition; It has been determined as "Sabahattin Ali
For information about Sabahattin Ali:
3- The technique is free of charge  for the works that will participate in the
competition. The works must not have received an award in any competition before.
4- Sabahattin Ali is a symbolic value for Sinop. It is important that he was
imprisoned in the  historical Sinop Prison and that he wrote  the circulating poem
"Aldırma Gönül" here. Now, the organization of an international competition on his
portraits in Sinop is a salute to him by Sinop and world artists...  
In addition to the physical character of Sabahattin Ali in the portraits participating in
the   competition,   his   socialist,   progressive,   critical   and   realistic   writings…   the
writer/enlightenment who rebelled against injustices will also be sought first.
5- Participants can submit as many works as they want. However, more than one
award cannot be given to an artist.
6- The cartoons to be sent must be in maximum A3 (29.7 cm x 42 cm) size, 300
dpi resolution and jpg format.
7- The works that will participate in the  competition can be  sent by e-mail until  February 10, 2022; 

It   should   be   sent   to   the   address
8- Along  with   the works, all artists   must   send their name,  postal   address,
telephone, e-mail address, short CV and one photograph.
9-  The   exhibition   and   award   ceremony   of   the   competition   will  be   held   at
Sabahattin   Ali   Cultural   Center   in   Sinop   in   May   2022.   Travel   expenses   of   the
participants will be their own and their accommodation will be covered.
10- Awards:
First Prize: 8.000 TL/Plaque
Second Prize: 5.000 TL/Plaque
Third Prize: 3.000 TL/Plaque
5 Achievement Awards: Plaque
5 Achievement Awards: Plaque
Special Awards from Various Institutions: Plaque

11- In the selection committee;
sculptor Eşref Baş (Turkey),
cartoonists Altan
Özeskici (Turkey),
Aşkın Ayrancıoğlu (Turkey),
Behiç Ayrancıoğlu (Turkey),
Erhan Yaşar Babalık (Turkey),
Ivailo Tsvetkov (Bulgaria),
Marian Avramescu (Romania),
Murat Özmenek ( Turkey),
Musa Keklik (Turkey)
and Oleksiy Kustovsky (Ukraine).

12- The cartoons participating in the competition (whether they receive an award or   not)  are  published  by  the institutions  organizing the competition, such  as Exhibitions, Posters, Books, Albums, e-Albums, Calendars, Brochures, etc. available
in publications. It can be published on the Internet. Apart from this, all publishing
rights of the works belong to the artists.
13- The results of the competition will be announced on February 25, the birthday of Sabahattin Ali.
14- The cartoonists participating in the competition are deemed to have accepted
the above conditions.
15- Competition; It is organized by Sinop Municipality, Sinop History and Culture
Research Association and Sinop Writers, Poets and Artists Association.

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