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I International Mini Print
Adolfo Pérez Esquivel

Organisers

  • The Taller Experimental de Obra Múltiple Contemporánea Association (Galicia)
  • Poio Council (Galicia)
  • Cangas do Morrazo Council (Galicia)

First Prize

Flumine de Weronika Siupka (Polonia)

Flumine

by Weronika Siupka (Poland)

Leonardo Rial, in my condition as Director of the Taller Experimental de Obra Múltiple Contemporánea and President of the prestigious jury composed of artists and cultural managers, of national and international renown, Yolanda Carbajales, Néstor Goyanes, from Argentina, and Xoán Pastor, director of the Museo das Artes de Ribeira, we are very proud of the participation and quality of the works received from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.

The work of the members of the jury was rich and intense in the exchange of opinions in the different rounds of selection of the works received, and the richness of these works led us to add three honourable mentions to the 4 prizes with a monetary award.

The jury’s decision was unanimously approved and the winning works are:

  • First Prize, with a cash prize of 2000 € for Weronika Siupka, from Poland, with the work “Flumine”.
  • Second Prize, with a cash prize of 1,000 €, for Montserrat Badía Batlle, with the work “Desequilibrio”.
  • Third Prize, with a cash prize of 500 €, for Shogo Muto, from Japan, untitled work.
  • Honourable Mentions to Alexandra Ortíz de Zárate, from Spain, with the work “Peace”; and Cleo Wilkinson, from Australia, with the work “Prelude”.
  • Special Prize for Galician Artist or Artist Resident in Galicia, with a cash prize of €1000, for Maite Meixide.
  • Honourable Mention, in the same category, for Juan Balay Martínez, for his work “Mesa para construir II”.

Congratulations to the winners and thank you all for your participation.

Poio (Galicia), 11 May 2023

Prize-winning works

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Terms and Conditions

I International Miniprint «Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Nobel Peace Prize»

Dates

  • Registration and postal submission to the competition: 28 April 2023
  • Winners announcement: 12 May 2023
    The jury’s decisión is final and it will be published at the site www.miniprint-galicia.gal. The winning artists will receive a notification via email.
  • Itinerant Exhibition: from 12 May to 16 July 2023
  • Return of non awarded works date: from 31 October 2023

Works

The prize is open to all the printing disciplines and printed digital works.

The subject of this first competition is “Peace”. Works do not have to be figurative related to this topic.

  • Each artist may submit up to 3 different works
  • Paper size should not be larger nor inferior than 20 x 20 cm
  • There is no image minimum size
  • Works won’t be previous to the year 2021, not either belong to deceased artists
  • Works will be properly signed at the front (the work technichal characteristics and the artist information should be perfectly legible at the back), and they will be delivered by CERTIFIED MAIL marcked as “PRINTED MATTER” in a simple packet, without glass, frame or passe-partout, with the declaration “NO COMMERCIAL VALUE”, and without declaring any value in the delivery (*), until the 28th April 2023. The postal stamp must confirm that deadline.

Recipient: ASOCIACIÓN TALLER EXPERIMENTAL DE OBRA MÚLTIPLE CONTEMPORÁNEA / AUDITORIO DE CANGAS

Address: Av. de Lugo, 27A, Cangas do Morrazo, (Pontevedra – Galicia), Spain
Phone: +34 986 30 41 08

Post code: 36940

Email: concurso@miniprint-galicia.gal

Prizes

The following prizes will be awarded:

1st Prize: € 2000.-

2nd Prize: € 1000.-

3rd Prize: € 500.-

Prize to the Galician artist: € 1000.-

The awarded works will belong to the artistic patrimony of the Taller Experimental de Obra Múltiple Contemporánea Association.

The prizes will be transferred to the artists (with the pertinent tax discounts), during the 30 days after the announcement of the prizes, to the bank account specified at the registration form according to the information and the bank account number at the registration form.

Apart from the prizes, the jury will recognised three Mentions.

Registration form

It will be available at www.miniprint-galicia.gal. Participants should fill out all the the registration form blanks. Personal information should be filled out accordingly to their Identity Card.

The information of the form must be the same as the one on the delivery label for those who required the return of the non awarded works.

The works information must be filled in the corresponding blanks.

It is necessary to specify, in the corresponding blank, if you want the work back or you prefer to donate it to the Art Collection of the Taller Experimental de Obra Múltiple Contemporánea.

Whoever has been born or lives in Galicia will have the chance to compete for a special prize aimed to the work of a Galician artist.

This prize has the purpose of supporting the practice of graphical arts among Galician artists.

In order to take part in this prize, the Galician artist must attach a copy of their Identity Card or any other document that provides proof of their identity in the corresponding place in the form.

Participation fee

The participation fee is:

Residents in European Union:

€ 50.- Return, by certified mail, included,

or

€ 25.- Without return (donation)

No residents in European Union:

€ 55.- Return, by certified mail, included,

or

€ 35.- Without return (donation)

When filling out the form, please, use one of these three languages: Spanish, Galician or English, particularly when indicating the postal information for the works return.

With the Registration Form properly filled out, with your complete and exact name, place and date of birth, you must pay the corresponding fee for the participation in the competition in our site www.miniprint-galicia.gal:

a) in cash, by PayPal,

b) by bank transfer (charges on international transfers will be paid by the participant). The payment will be made in the name of the Asociación Taller Experimental de Obra Múltiple Contemporánea, to the account:

CCC: 0049 7825 13 2910009587

IBAN: ES70 0049 7825 13 2910009587

BIC/CÓDIGO SWIFT: BSCHESMMXXX

(Banco SANTANDER, Av. de Concepción Arenal, 132, 36950 Moaña, Pontevedra, Galicia, España)

The jury and the winners selection

The jury will be formed by 6 members: Néstor Goyanes, from Argentina; Leonardo Rial, plastic artist; Yolanda Carbajales, plastic artist; Xoán Pastor Rodríguez, Director of the Museo do Gravado de Artes, Ribeira; Virginia Ramírez Abreu, creator and cultural affairs director, for Galicia; and one Portuguese artist to decide.

The organizers will promote the presence of engravers in the jury composition.

The jury’s decision is final and it will be notificated to the winning artists via email and published at the site: www.miniprint-galicia.gal

The jury will meet and select the three main prizes (1st, 2nd and 3rd), among all the phisically received works.

Once the selection is made, they will select, among the non awarded participants who meet the requirement of being born or being resident in Galicia, one special prize destined to a Galician artista work. This prize has the purpose of supporting the practice of graphic arts among Galician artists.

Finally, three mentions will be awarded.

The jury will deliberate in the Taller Experimental de Obra Múltiple Contemporánea and will take into account only the works that meet all the rules requirements. Those works submitted without respecting these terms won’t be taken into account nor will be returned.

Works exhibition places

Given the Poio and Cangas do Morrazo councils collaboration, the exhibition will be itinerant.

Opening: May 12, 2023, 20 hs., at Pazo de Ferreirós, Poio Council.

Poio Council: from May 12 – June 11, 2023.

Cangas do Morrazo Council: June 15 – July 16, 2023, at Auditorio Municipal de Cangas “Xosé Manuel Pazos Varela”, 20 hs.

Catalogue

This catalogue, in low resolution, will be delivered via email and it will also be available, in high resolution, for free download in our website.

Personal and works information will be taken from the registration form.

Works return

Those who had selected the “RETURN” blank having paid the corresponding participation fee, will receive back the works by Certified Mail (Correos de España). The delivery will be made 120 days after the opening of the exhibition.

The participation fee payment with “Return” of the works, implies tha they will be delivered to the artist only once.

If the package comes back with the message: “returned to the sender”, participants will be notified so that they can decide the destine of their works.

For a new delivery, it will be necessary to pay the fee once again.

Participation Guidelines

Each artist should, before 28th April 2023:

  1. Fill out the registration form completely online.
  2. Pay the particiption fee in the sitewww.miniprint-galicia.gal choosing: works RETURN or DONATION.

    You may use Paypal or you can pay by a bank transfer (bank charges will be paid by the participant).
  3. Submit by certified post mail: the participant works, a copy of the registration form and the payment receipt (take into account that the deadline for the delivery is 28 April 2023).

    Personal information and the address should be legible and correct, and it shoud be the same that appears at the registration form. This information will be taken into account for the delivery of the works, if required. It is important to communicate any change of address between the date of the delivery of the participant works and the end of the competition.
  4. The works reception won’t be notified by any means, we will only published in the web the awarded artists, the Galician artist special prize and the mentions.

* Note

Given the new regulations for e-commerce in Spain by which EVERY delivery that arrives at Spanish territory must pay the corresponding VAT to the declared value, all packages should be marked as “PRINTED MATTER” with the declaration of “NON COMMERCIAL VALUE” and declare 0 (zero) as the delivery value, because if you specify a value, even if it is very low, when arrives at Spain, at Customs, they will charge 21% of your delivery value (VAT Tax), apart from charging you with the customs officer fee. This charge is not covered by the participation fee and, therefore, it will have to be paid by the participant who had assigned a declared value to the delivery.

The Taller Experimental de Obra Múltiple Contemporánea Association reserves the right to reproduce the received works, for promotion, supporting and/or cultural purposes.

Although the competition organizers will look after the optimal conditions of the works, which will be handled with maximum care, they asume no responsibility for any damage, loss, delay or Customs retention that may occur during the delivery or the exhibition.

The organization has the power to resolve in case of unexpected events that could emerge.

All the artists must agree to the entry terms and conditions.

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Néstor Goyanes, juror in this first edition, together with Adolfo Pérez Esquivel preparing the work for the exhibition parallel to the contest.