VII. Painting/Drawing/Illustration/Comic Art

1. Categories

• Amateur artists (children, young people, adults)
• “Trainee artists” (e.g. including students, apprentices, etc.) and professional artists

2.a. Artistic genres

• Painting
• Drawing
• Print
• Illustration
• Comic Art
• Mixed media


 Each participant must indicate which artistic genre his work is to compete in.

 2.b. The following may be submitted (in digital form)

• Single pictures, diptychs, triptychs
• Series, picture stories, comics
• Poster designs, collages


3. Form

• Children can take part in the contest with 1 (one) work
• Young people with at least 2 (two) works, also with a picture story if desired
• Entries are to be submitted to the competition as .jpg files
• For prize winners to participate in exhibitions, high-resolution image files are required which allow
   print-outs in 300 dpi quality of at least 40cm x 60cm

4. Topics

The topics outlined below are intended as a stimulus to engage the participant with the main idea of the contest, according to which the concept of “violence” encompasses both mental and physical violence.

Participants can select as many topics as they wish.

Positive aspects

VII.1. Confidence, closeness

VII.2. Safety, security

VII.3. Friendship

VII.4. Peace

VII.5. Contentment

VII.6. Reconciliation

Negative aspects with a positive solution

VII.7. Anger, feelings of hate

VII.8. Perpetrator/victim

VII.9. Harassment/bullying

VII.10. Contempt

VII.11. Excluding a newcomer

VII.12. All against one

VII.13. Violence in cartoons for children

VII.14. Free topic
Participants can submit work which addresses the main idea of violence prevention in a different way to those described above.

5. Conditions of participation

• Participants must upload their submissions to the digital database
• A brief description of the topic of the works and the intention behind the selected topic and its
   realisation are to be given
• Texts in German and English
• Participants must send a completed and signed entry form as an attachment to the e-mail address
   provided,  participation is not possible without registration
• The organisers’ decision is final. There is no recourse to legal action.

Closing date for entries: 15 July 2014

We recommend uploading works to the database at least four days before the closing date and mailing the written entry form (PDF) in good time.


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