The 7th competition edition is open!
ATTENTION! IMPORTANT CHANGES TO THE REGULATIONS
In the interest of the prevailing COVID-19 epidemic, for the sake of health and safety, and to make it easier for competition participants to print out works at a convenient and safe time, we are updating the Competition Regulations. Changes relate to the manner in which the Jury deliberates and hence to how to submit competition entries.
1. Until June 30, 2020 entries must be submitted only via the platform www.kdz.asp.katowice.pl.
2. The jury will qualify the works for the exhibition in the first stage.
3. The entries must be sent by post after receiving e-mail confirmation of qualification for the second stage of the competition – between September 15 and October 31, 2020.
More details can be found in the Updated Regulations (you will find it the attachment below).
We would also like to assure you that if the entry has already been sent by post to us before introducing changes to the Competition Regulations we will confirm receiving it by e-mail and it will be safely stored until the second stage of the Jury's deliberations.
For the seventh time we are opening a Competition for the best design of a book for children as part of the event A well designed book – let's start with children.
The Competition will award the best projects in which individuality and artistic originality go hand in hand with a form suitable for children of certain age groups.
We want to promote young artists on the publishing market, that is why, in this edition we have been joined by publishers – Debit and Ezop – who shared the texts and set out detailed conditions to illustrate them (you will find them in the attachment below).
We invite you to take part in the Competition!
WHAT can be submitted in the Competition?
- Illustrations for any text (min. set of 4)
- Design of a complete book
- Design of a book application
- 3 illustrations to a selected text proposed by the publishers as part of the Competition, made according to their guidelines (you will find them in the attachment below)
All projects should be aimed at children – and the age of the recipient should be specified upon submission.
The number of submitted works is unlimited, but they cannot be previously published on the publishing market.
WHO can take part?
Students and graduates (2018–2019) of art and design universities in Poland and abroad.
Individually or as a team.
First, you have to register for the Competition via platform https://kdz.asp.katowice.pl
In the same panel you should upload the submitted project in files (TIFF, 300dpi).
Then, send it in the form of print-outs marked with an identification card (you will find it in the attachment below) – by post – to the address:
Akademia Sztuk Pięknych w Katowicach
ul. Raciborska 37
The submission of works via panel must be done by 30 June 2020.
Shipments by post must be done after receiving an e-mail confirmation of qualification for the second stage of the competition – between September 15 and October 31, 2020 (the date of receipt of the submitted works is decisive).
The finalists of the Competition will be notified about their participation in the exhibition via e-mail by August 1, 2020.
The results of the competition will be announced during the celebratory opening of the post-competition exhibition on April 23, 2021.
Rondo im. Gen. Jerzego Ziętka 1, Katowice
The finalists selected by the Jury will take part in an international post-competition exhibition, which will be exhibited at the Roundabout Gallery in Katowice.
Winners will receive statutory prizes:
1st prize – PLN 6000
2nd prize – PLN 4000
3rd prize – PLN 2000
The Publishers' own prizes will also be awarded, according to the description attached to the texts.
And also surprise awards of the Children's Jury.
DETAILED ACTUALIZED COMPETITION RULES can be found in the attachment below.
In case of any doubts, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
More about 7th edition A well designed book can be fond HERE.
We invite you to participate!
Partners – Publishing Houses: