11th EXHIBITION "MATITE IN VIAGGIO – CARNETS, DISEGNI, PAROLE"
RULES OF PARTICIPATION


The Candiani cultural centre – Venezia-Mestre – and the “Matite in viaggio” cultural Association organize the 11th edition of the exhibition “MATITE IN VIAGGIO – CARNETS, DISEGNI, PAROLE”. The exhibition aims to promote the culture of journey and the art of recording its experience, by drawings and words.

Article 3 of the Association statute: “Visiting countries and places, meeting people and communities, understanding ancient and contemporary civilizations are the conditions under which “travel sketchbooks” can express the will and dream to identify with the freedom and dignity of all men.

The exhibition takes place at The Candiani Cultural Centre in Venezia-Mestre.
Opening: Friday, October 15th, at 5.30 pm
The exhibition will be open from October 16th to October 31st, 2021.


1. GENERAL THEME OF THE EXHIBITION

Following the previous editions, the general-theme section is dedicated to the notebooks that narrate the journey, through drawings and words.
Each author selected by the MIV committee participates with works in complete freedom of style and technique.


2. SPECIAL SECTIONS

2-A) THE CIVILIZATION OF WINE: countryside, cities, wineries, meeting places. The different aspects of a millenary culture in Italy, in Europe, in the world.
2-B) VILLAGES AND URBAN DISTRICTS: “telling” small urban realities with words and drawings. Their landscapes, their people, history and legends.


3. PARTICIPATION

The participation is free, and open to adult authors of any nationality, selected among those who applied according to the following instructions:
The authors can apply for participating to the general theme section (point 1), or to the two special sections (2A+2B) or to the general theme section and only one of the the special sections (1 + 2A or 2B).


4. WORKS TO DISPLAY

Each selected author should display his works: carnets, drawings and words, narrating itineraries done while visiting far and near places, meeting peoples.
Drawings have to be presented in original. Copies are accepted only if coming from pages of a notebook shown in original. Copies could be accepted in particular cases at the full discretion of the MIV committee. Copies must be of excellent quality. Clearly poor quality copies will not be admitted to the exhibition on the full discretion of the MIV committee.
DRAWINGS RECEIVED IN COPY WON’T BE SENT BACK TO THE AUTHOR AT THE END OF THE EXHIBITION.


5. REGISTRATION

Applications have to arrive by email within May 31st, 2021 to the email address:
matiteinviaggio2021@gmail.com
by sending the following documents.

  • - application form, signed and filled in all parts (see point 13)
  • - acquittance form signed by the author (see point 13)
  • - author picture with a short bio (max 300 characters)
  • - brief presentation of the sketchbooks and reasons of the trip (max 300 characters)
  • - n°8 drawings about the general theme (point 1) and/or n°6 drawings for each special section (point 2A, 2B) in case of application for the sections.

Texts over 300 characters could be shortened or corrected by the MIV organization.
Drawings about the general theme must illustrate one or more journeys. Different drawings without any connection could be rejected by the Committee.
All pictures have to be emailed in JPG format with at least 300 dpi resolution.
Pictures emailed with the application, have to be included among the ones the author will send for the exhibition.
Works that have been already exposed in previous editions of “Matite In Viaggio” won’t be accepted.


6. ADMISSION AND COPYRIGHT

The received material will be evaluated by a commission that will select the authors admitted to the exhibition.
The committee judgement is irrevocable and unquestionable and the participants accept it by submitting the application.
The Committee will choose (among the sent pictures) the picture to be used as the official image of the exhibition (poster, catalogue cover, flyers etc.).
The Author of the chosen picture as the official image of the exhibition will be asked to email it again in high resolution to: matiteinviaggio2021@gmail.com;
In order to be used for different advertising materials for the exhibition MIV 2021, it may be necessary to adapt the selected picture to the different requested forms and dimensions. Texts, dates and any other information connected with the event, could be put beside the image itself.
All the above uses are covered by the acquittance subscribed (see the form n°13).


7. DELIVERY OF THE MATERIALS

The selected authors will be contacted within the end of June 2021 for the delivery of the materials. The materials must arrive within Friday Sept.10th 2021 to the following address: PRESIDIO Centro Candiani piazzale Candiani n°7, 30174 Venezia-Mestre ITALIA. Tel +39 041 2386125 (Hours mon/fri 9am-6pm).
Any drawings or notebooks sent by mail, have to be sent without frame. Framed works can only be directly brought by the owners who is in charge of taking them back at the end of the exhibition.
Expedition charges and eventual assurance will be covered by the participants.


8. EXPOSITION SPACES

The setting up and the organization of the exhibition are made by “Matite In Viaggio”.
The exhibition spaces for each author could be on the wall, or in closed showcases. The drawings of the General Theme will be displayed on 100x70 vertical panels (open frames). The drawings for the Special Sections will be placed on 70x50 horizontal panels (open frames) (or on 100x70 vertical panels at the discretion of the commission).
Notebooks and/or single sheets can be placed on closed horizontal showcases, with a maximum space per author of 70x70 cm. The unframed drawings will be displayed in h100x70cm panels provided and fitted by the MIV organization (or eventually h50x70 in the special sections).
The drawings delivered already framed must be on panels h = 100 x b = 70 cm or h = 50 x b = 70.
The arrangement of the works will be defined by the organization according to their quantity and the available area.


9. CARNETS SALE

The sale of edited or self-published books of selected authors will be entrusted to the bookshop “Mondadori” (located on the ground floor of C.C. Candiani). It will apply a withholding of 20% on the indicated price.
The delivery of the books and the withdrawal of the returned ones, will personally cured by the authors in direct deal with the Mondadori bookshop.
Further details will be communicated with the admission letter.


10. ACQUITTANCE

Each author allows “Matite In Viaggio” the reproduction and publishing rights of the images and the texts sent for the catalogue, the association archive, and any other communication connected with the exhibition organization.


11. PRIVACY

Each author expressively authorizes to process personal data transmitted also for including them in the database of the association. The participation in the event implies the knowledge and full acceptance of these rules.


12. RESPONSIBILITY

While ensuring the utmost care and custody of the works, the Organization disclaims any responsibility for any theft, fire, loss or damage of any kind, which may occur during all phases of the exhibition.
For any information: info@matiteinviaggio.it


13. MODULES

To download the forms to fill out to expose at "Matite in Viaggio" click on the respective links below.

ENTRY FORM

ACQUITTANCE