Fax for Peace, Fax for Tolerance International Competition 2009

Fax for Peace, Fax for Tolerance International Competition 2009

Who & How

It is open to students of all grades and types of schools and to professional artists from all over the world. They are required to submit one or more works developing the themes of PEACE, TOLERANCE, fight against any form of racism and of defense of human rights. Each competitor may take part in two ways:

1 – FAX [numero fax ++39 042 740898] or E-MAIL JPG format max 1,5 Mb [ indirizzo e-mail: istsuperiore@faxforpeace.it ] one or more pictures or works of visual art;
2 – send SHORT FILMS of maximum 5 minutes lenght that could also be broadcasted in compressed format at the following address istsuperiore@faxforpeace.it. The videos can be realized in the most common formats (AVI, MPEG, REAL VIDEO, QuickTIME, VIDEO FOR WINDOWS ecc.) which require 8MB of space on the hard disk.

Works from each competitor (individual artist, student or class) will be accepted starting from Sunday November 30th 2008 at 8.00 a.m. until Saturday February 28th 2009 at 12.00 p.m..

On each work it is necessary to indicate full name, name of school and grade/ class (if students), telephone and fax number and/or E-mail address, city, country.

The works will be exhibited as they are received in an “in progress” exhibition which will open on Sunday 30th NOVEMBER, 2008 AT 11.00 A.M. at the Istituto Superiore di Spilimbergo (Via degli Alpini n.1, Spilimbergo, Pordenone, ITALIA). Works must be sent within the 28th February 2009.

Students will also have to specify school address and class attended.
Competitors implicitly autorize the school to reproduce and use their works in the catalogue and with different media for no-profit activities.
The organization cannot be held responsible in case of theft, damage or loss of the works. Works will not be returned or retransmitted to their authors. THE EXHIBITION WILL CLOSE ON MARCH 31st, 2009. The catalogue will later be sent to all competitors free of charge.

A jury of experts in communication, art critics and representatives of the school will award the following six prizes, according to categories:
> best work – Nursery and Primary Schools: E 300;
> best work – Low Secondary Schools: E 300;
> best work – Video or Cartoon: E 300;
> best work – Artists: E 300;
> special best work awarded to a satirical or humorous drawing inviting consideration upon human and civil themes dealing with the initiative: E 500;
> special prize, supported by the President of the Italian Republic consisting in a medal, awarded to the school named for the quality of the images sent and the importance of the didactic project submitted.

Istituto Superiore
via degli Alpini, 1 – 33097 Spilimbergo (Pordenone) Italia
tel ++39 (0)427 40392 – fax ++39 (0)427 40898
e-mail: istsuperiore@faxforpeace.it – www.faxforpeace.it