Vast territories in Colombia and the world are devastated without mercy. This threat comes today to the Cultural Landscape Cafetero Colombiano, patrimony of humanity.
We are concerned about the growing threat of Open pit mining on the planet. Economic activity that has become the most serious and violent aggression against Nature and Peoples. Social mobilization is necessary to stop i t.
The Committee in Defense of Water, Life and Territory; CALL FORE cartoonists FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD to express throughout their art, their perception from different aspects regarding on this topic.
We call for solidarity action with the communities that are fighting today in the world defending life, water, territory and their cultures.
1- Partiticipation is open to all caricaturists, cartoonists and illustrators of the world.
2- The theme is: MEGA MINING ! NOT ALL GLITTERS IS GOLD.
3- Each participant can submit a maximum of three works.
4- Free technique.
5- The submitted works must be in high resolution, to enlarge them to 50 x 70 cm.
6- They can participate with works that have been published or awarded.
7- Participants must send a brief curriculum vitae (see annex).
8- Each work must be accompanied by the name and surname of the author, address, telephone number and country of origin.
9- The selected participants will receive a virtual catalog.
10- The event will be held from June 2 to 4, 2017, exhibitions will be held in six municipalities and other majorcities in Colombia.
11- The competition of the request to participate and submit implies that the participant accepts and authorizes to the organization the publication of their works in printed media, videos with all rights.
12- The organization reserves the right not to exhibit works that may indiidual or collective rights.
13- The ten best works of each, caricature, cartoon and illustration, willreceive a diploma of Honor, which will be sent digitally.
14- The event is of solidarity whit the planet earth non-profit.
15- Deadline for submission of works: April 15, 2017.
16- The works must be sent to the electronic mail: