2013 the 6th China International Poster Biennial


The 6th China International Poster Biennial (CIPB) will be held in November, 2013 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.


Since 2003, CIPB have been held successfully for five times. It was attended by designers and social groups from all over the world. CIPB worked as an international communication platform in the area of graphic design and design education. At the same time, it improved the progress of international graphic design.


As a high reputation educational organization of art and design, China Academy of Art devoted great efforts to organize the CIPB in the past 10 years. Nowadays, CIPB has been recognized by Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China as an official cultural communicative project, and become an important item of The West Lake EXPO in Hangzhou. As one of the best exhibitions in the field of international design, CIPB gathers the most excellent graphic designers in the world as the jury committee, for enhancing China’s and global poster design to a higher level.


■ ITEMS:
□The 6th China International Poster Biennial
□International Design Forum
□The Master Work Show of the China International Poster Biennial
□Workshops by international jury
□The 14th Platinum Originality Graphic Design Competition for Students


■ SUPPORTED:
□Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China
□2013 The West Lake EXPO in Hangzhou, China


■ Organizer: China Academy of Art


■ CURATOR: Xu Jiang , Qian Xiaofang
□ADVISER/CONSULTANT: Zhao Yan , Wang Xueqing
□PRESIDENT: Han Xu
□GENERAL SECRETARY: Wu Weicheng
□VICE SECRETARY: Fang Shuhong
□CURATOR OF The Master Work Show:Chen Zhengda
□CURATOR OF PLATINUM ORIDINALITY: Wu Weicheng


■ PRESIDENT OF JURY: Wang Min (China)


■ THE PRESELECTION JURY:

□Benny Au (HongKong,China)

□Bi Xuefeng (China)

□Cai Shiwei (Taiwan,China)

□Han Xu (China)

□Hei Yiyang (China)

□Wang Min (China)

□Zhao Yan (China)


■ THE FINAL JURY


□Erich Brechbühl (Switzerland)

□Fons Hickmann (Germany)

□Kari Piippo (Finland)

□Leonardo Sonnoli (Italy)

□Richard van der laken (Netherlands)

□Wang Min (China)

□Yoshimaru Takahashi (Japan)


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


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


■ 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)
□Special Award (five from all categories)




■ OFFICIAL LANGUAGES:
Mandarin/English


■ ENTRY FEE: None


■ DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES:
30th Sep. 2013


■ EXHIBIT DURATION:
From 28th Nov. to 3rd Dec.2013
Hangzhou, China


■ ENTRY RULES:
□All posters must be created after 2011. All posters must be printed works of offset, silk-screen or digital. Ink-jet or hand drawing works are not qualified.
□Size of works: no smaller than 36.4cm x 51.5cm (14.3 inches x 20.3 inches) and no larger than 120.0cm x 180.0cm (70.9 inches x 47.3 inches).
□The participants should be requested to fill in a label in type-written. A copy of the label must be fixed with adhesive tape to the lower-right corner on the reverse of each poster.
□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  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 CIPB 2011 catalogue. The entry form should be signed by the participant.
□There is no limit to the amount of entries. One series work will be accounted as one.
□Each work in duplicate, but mounting is not required.
□The works should be packed in a safe and practical manner to avoid any damage during transport. The organizers do not take responsibility for any damages of works 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. The organizers will not undertake any customs clearance.
□Entries will not be returned. Judges and their family partners and their business partners can not participate in the competition.
□All the participants should provide electronic documents. All the images should use the format of TIFF-CMYK with 350dpi in A4 size. The electronic document should be sent to the mailbox: cipb2013@163.com or cipb@outlook.com. Please create a new folder for every project, and name it following the rule 'Title - Designer - Country - Number'.


■ ADDRESS:
The 6th China International Poster Biennial BOX 38#, Xiangshan Campus of China Academy of Art
No.352 Xiangshan Zhuantang Town,
310024 Hangzhou,
P.R.China


■ INQUIRES:
□Tel: +86(571)87200266   

□Fax: +86(571)87200266
□Website: www.cipb.org

□E-mail: cipb2013@163.com

             cipb@outlook.com



■ FINAL OBLIGATION: All the posters selected by the jury for the competitive exhibition become the property of the organizer. The organizer has 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 50% discount. Each of the participants for the exhibition will receive a certificate from organizer.

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