ORGANIZING AN INTERNATIONAL EX LIBRIS COMPETITION
Theme: The theme of the competition in 2013
is “EXLIBRIS – EXEROTIC”.The
composition of the ex libris should contain the text “EXLIBRIS”. Other signs, letters, words and
texts, the name of the holder may also be included, as well as the
competition’s theme in the author’s native language or in English.
Participants: The competition is open to works
submitted by authors from all nationalities without limitations of age or
Techniques admitted: All graphic techniques are admitted,
signed according to the International Ex libris identification of techniques
Size of paper and printing: The paper used for printing must not
exceed 150 x 210 mm. The printed part must not exceed than 130 x 130 mm.
Number of ex libris to be sent,
possession, transfer of copyrights and publication. Each author may submit up to three
(3) different works and sent four (4) prints from each of them: 2 prints for
the Permanent Collection of The Graphic Room, 1 print for the Library’s
traveling exhibition, 1 print for exchange & collector’s fund. On the back
side of each print one of the filled labels from the attached form must
be attached, including information identical to the Application Form,
signed by the author.
The materials submitted for the
contest will not be returned and will remain property of the Library’s Fund.
They become a part of the Library Graphic Room’s permanent collection and shall be entitledtotheir freeuse andpublicationwithinthe cultural policyof the institution, without anyexplicitcopyrightpermission. For all these events, the artists
will not receive any payment or rights, except the right to receive information
that the Library is obliged to keep. Information for all the activities of the
Library is published at www.libruse.bg. In case of changes of the
information given in his Application Form, the artist must provide a timely
update of his contact information. By participating in the contest each author
accepts these regulations and by signing in the Application Form confirms
transfer of all prints’ rights, sent to the Library.
Filling in and signing of the
Application Form is obligatory.
Address and deadline: The envelope containing the Ex libris
with filled and signed Application Form must be received until the 31st of May 2013
(the date of post stamp will attest it) to the following address: Graphic
room – for the Exlibris
Competition /Lyuben Karavelov
Regional library / 1stDondukov-Korsakov
Street / Bulgaria,
awards will be judged by a competent Jury at an open meeting presented by
local and national mass media. The Jury has the right not to give all the announced awards, if it
Awards:The following awards will be given:
–GANDPRIX of the Ruse Regional library - 350 EURO
Exhibition & catalogue: All ex libris works selected by the
Jury will take a part in the special exhibition in Ruse library in October 2013.The winners’
awards will be announced and presented at a special ceremony at the opening of
this exhibition. Every selected participant will receive a
free catalogue and a
certificate. The names of honoured authors’ will be published at www.libruse.bg
by the end of October 2013.