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The 3rd China International Poster Biennial

The 3rd China International Poster Biennial (CIPB) will be held in October 2007 at West Lake,Hangzhou China. This exhibition of posters, chosen from around the world,is intended to provide a review of the current state of international poster design. The
last two CIPBs have been highly successful, both of which included major international designers. It worked as a communicating platform for international design and education. At the sametime, they improved the progress of graphic international design.
CIPB is held 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 international design exhibitions. The jury committee, which is formed of famous
graphic designers, is intended to review a higher level of Chinese poster design.

■ Program:
□1. The 3rd China International Poster Biennial;
□2. China International Design Forum;
□3. The Exhibition of the Juries'Works;
□4. 'NEW POSTER ERA' Experimental Design Invitational Exhibition;
□5. China and Poland Movie Poster Reviewing Exhibition;
□6. The Exhibition of the 8th 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 and Song Jianming
□ CIPB President: Zhao Yan
□ Executive President: Han Xu
□ Vice-President: Fan Guangyi
□ Secretary general: Zhou Feng
□ Vice-Secretary general: Yu Jiadi

■ President of jury: Uwe Loesch (Germany)

■ The international jury:
□ Reza Abedini (Iran)
□ Melchior Imboden (Switzerland)
□ Uwe Loesch (Germany)
□ Rene Wanner (Switzerland)
□ Yuan Youmin (China)

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

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

■ Entry fee: Free

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

■ Official languages : □Chinese □English

 

■ Deadline: June 30th, 2007

■ Entry rules:
□All posters must be printed after June 15th, 2005. All posters must be finished works of offset or silk-screen printing.

□Category:
A. Cultural Posters--culture promotion,art,education,etc.
B. Public Campaign Posters--environment,society,olitics,etc.

□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 3rd CIPB 2007 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,
China

■ Inquires:
□ Web: www.cipb.org
□ E-mail: cipb@cipb.org

■ 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.