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The 2nd China International Poster Biennial

The 2nd China International Poster Biennial (CIPB) will be held in October, 2005 at the West lake of Hangzhou,China. This exhibition of posters chosen from throughout the world is intended to provide a review of the current state of international poster design of the 21th century.In the last time the first CIPB have been held with flying colors. It was attended by international designers and other social stratums. We received 2070 pieces of works by 520 designers from 40 countries. It worked as a platform to communicated about international design and education. At the same time, it improved the progress of graphic international design.CIPB is hold by the China Academy of Art, which is the Educational Member of International Council of Graphic Design Associations (ICOGRADA).CIPB is one of the best exhibitions of international design .The jury committee which is formed by famous graphic designers, is intended to review a higher level of Chinese poster design.

■ Program:
□1. The 2nd China International Poster Biennial;
□2. China International Design Forum;
□3. Poster show of Graphic Design Masters;
□4. Poster Show of the Chinese Old Calender ;
□5. Sino-France Students’Exchange Exhibition;
□6. The Exhibition of the 6th Platinum Originality Student Graphic Design Competition.

■ Project of : Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China

■ Organizer: China Academy of Art
□ Exhibition: October 2007, Hangzhou, China
□ Curators: Xu Jiang  Song Jianming
□ Consultant: Mao Xuefei
□ Honorary President: Yin Dingbang
□ CIPB President: Zhao Yan
□ Secretary general: Yuan Youmin
□ Director of Administration: Fan Guangyi

■ President of jury: Kan Tai-Keung(Hongkong,China)

■ The preselect jury:
□ Kan Tai-Keung (Hongkong,China)
□ Han Xu (China)
□ Song Xiewei (China)
□ Wang Xueqing (China)
□ Lin jiayang (China)

■ The final jury:
□ Kan Tai-Keung (Hongkong,China)
□ Pierre Bernard (France)
□ Mieczyslaw Wasilewski(Poland)
□ Wang Xu(China)

■ Participants:
Professional designers and design groups all around the world.

■ Categories:
□ A. Cultural Posters
□ B. Public campaign Posters
□ C. Commercial Posters 

■ Entry fee: Free

■ Awards:
□ Grand Award (one from all categories)
□ Gold Award (one from each categories)
□ Silver Award (one from each categories)
□ Bronze Award(one from each categories)
□ Jury Award (five from all categories)

■ Official languages : □Chinese □English


■ Entry rules:
□All posters must be printed after June 15th, 2003. All posters must be finished works of offset or silk-screen printing.

□Size of works: no smaller than 36.4cm X 51.5cm and no larger than 120cm X 180cm.

□A label (a copy of a label) filled in in block letters is to be attached to each work,in the lower right-hand corner on the back side.

□Entry forms must be enclosed in a sealed envelope along with the posters. The participants should be requested to fill in an entry form in block letters or
type-written. An illegible entry form will cause disqualification of the entry. The personal details given on the form will serve later as valuable information in
the 2nd CIPB 2005 catalogue. The entry form should be signed by the participant.

□There is no limitation to the number of entries submitted by each participant. We can also accept the series works within 4 and account one series as one.

□Each works in duplicate, but mounting is not required.

□Along with the hard copy, please send any documentation in electronic form recorded on CD-ROM. CDs should operate on Mac OS or platform. File Technical Parameters:document size: A4, resolution: 300dpi (CMYK images), file type: only TIFF format accepted.

□The works should be packed in a safe and practical manner to avoid any damage duringtransport. The organizers do not take responsibility for damages sustained in transport.

□The posters must be sent as printed matter of a non -commercial value statement. Please do not include the price of your submission on the postal declaration
or invoice, as this complicates the delivery procedure: the organizers will not undertake any customs clearance and the parcel will be sent back.

□Entries will not be returned. The organizers reserve the right to change the categories of participant’s works.The organizers also reserve the right to refuse
theposters offending morality, or religious or national beliefs, as well as any and all posters breaching the regulation.

□Judges, their family partners and their business partners cannot participate in the competition.

□All matters regarding copyright of the entry will be The responsibility of the participant.

■ Address:
China International Poster Biennial,
Graphic Design Department of China Academy of Art,
Room 213, Building 18,Meiyuan South Road, Zhuantang Town
310024 Hangzhou,

■ Inquires:
□ Web:
□ E-mail:

■ Final obligation:
All the posters selected by the jury for the
competitive exhibition become the property
of the organizers. The organizers have the
right to photograph and reprint the works
for publicity and promotion. One copy of the
catalogue published by organizer will be
available to each participant at a 50% discount.
Each of the participants for the exhibition will
receive a certificate.