RULES OF 1st INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF SCULPTURS OF RESTINGA SÊCA / BRAZIL
1- The city hall of Restinga Sêca, state of the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; and, the CILAM – Latin American Integration Center, with headquarters in the city of Santa Maria, state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, creators of 1st International Competition of Sculptures of Restinga Sêca, fix the period of July 31th, 2012 to August 6th, 2012, as the date of this event.
2 - Will be selected 12 (twelve) sculptors. For this selection, will be taken into account the participation of these in: state contests, national contests, international contests or similar contests of sculptures.
3 - The presence of the sculptors in the city of Restinga Sêca is indispensable on July 30th, 2012.
4 - The competition will be awarded 05 (five) categories:
- 1st place – U$ 7.000,00 (Seven thousand dollars) and participation medal.
- 2nd Place – U$ 5.000,00 (Five thousand dollars) and participation medal.
- 3rd Place – U$ 3.000,00 (Three thousand dollars) and participation medal.
- Popular Choice Award – U$ 1.000,00 (One thousand dollars) and participation medal.
- Children’s Choice Award – U$ 500,00 (Five hundred dollars) and participation medal.
5 - The participating artists, living in Brazil, will be received help offset of R$ 1.000,00 (one thousand real), each one. The participating artists of others countries, will be received help offset on the following values:
- South America U$ 1.000,00 (One thousand dollars);
- Central America U$ 1.200,00 (Twelve hundred dollars);
- North America U$ 1.500,00 (Fifteen hundred dollars);
- Europe U$ 2.000,00 (Two thousand dollars);
- Asia and Africa U$ 3.000,00 (Three thousand dollars).
6 - All construction works will be exhibited during 60 (sixty) days, at a location for the visiting public. After, the sculptures will be distributed in the highlights in the city, being its cultural heritage.
7 - The jury will be composed by 03 (three) members, chose by the Organizing Committee of the event. The jury will be realized an analysis based on a visit to the workplace of each artist, during the days of the event. The moment of visit the works will be screened to the jury.
8 - The text drafted by the jury, justify their decisions. No judge may abstain from voting and the trial will be final and unappealable. There won’t be how the participants enter with resource as the decision by the judges in their choices.
Sole paragraph – The cache of the judge will be of U$ 1.000,00 (one thousand dollars) for each one, besides helping to offset, as described in Article 5th of this regulation, plus room and board.
9 - The work done by 12 (twelve) participating artists should meet the following conditions:
I – Theme: IMMIGRANTS;
II – Must be an original and unpublished work;
III – Must be held in a block of soapstone of 1,60 m x 0,60 m x0,60 m.
IV – Is at the discretion of the artist competing with a work figurative or no figurative.
10 - Will be made available a socket with voltage equal to 220 volts for power tools, and compressed air for pneumatic tools. It is the sole responsibility of the sculptor, bring all the tools that going to use.
11 - The sculptor should send the registration form and a design of the 04 (four) sides of the project of his work, with the grassroots perspectives UNTIL THE DEADLINE of December 30th, 2011. The designs will be used in the catalog of the event.
12 - As the works will be exhibited in public places in the city, the artist must, when designing the work, to be attentive to security issues, because the work will be in contact with the public.
13 - The sculptor can also design outdoor and will do their work on the influence of any climate condition. The routine production will follow the schedule determined by the competition, since the time ended; the sculptors should, OBLIGATORILY, close down.
14 - If the sculptor to complete his work after the end provided by the competition, he should remain in place contest until the last day, attending of the awards and closing ceremony.
15 - The cost of lodging (double flat) and meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) of sculptors, judges and guest artists will be by responsibility of the Organizing Committee. Extra costs with telephone, drink, internet, and others, will be the responsibility of each participant.
16 - Each participant must have a medical insurance. Otherwise, if to need this service, the expenses will be, EXCLUSIVELY, on behalf of each participant.
17 - The event’s Organizing Committee reserve all rights in any videotape, photographs and other that may be during the contest. Advertising at the site of action of each sculptor will be UNIQUELY defined and authorized by the Organizing Committee.
18 - In case of breach of anyone of these items of the Regulation, the Organizing Committee reserves the right to admit or not the participant.
19 - Any event or circumstance not provided for in this Regulation, be resolved by the Organizing Committee.