High-school and University students, enter the 1st Futurists Summit Caricatur Contest! First prize: Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Pa3553 Laptop computer; 2nd prize, iPod; 3rd prize, a digital movie camera...
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Caricature Competition: Conditions for Entry
Subject: The future design of the following topics;
  • How and where will we live, how will we feed ourselves?
  • What will be be curious about, how will we learn and teach?
  • What changes will take place in our thought, and what will be of importance to us?
  • What jobs will we do, what professions will we forget?
  • What will the new areas of employment and the careers of the future be?
  • Transportation: How will we travel, and where?
  • Art: What new developments will take place, and where will they take us?
  • How will the types and relationships between communications and production develop?
  • What will change in our relationship to money and our modes of management; and how?
  • How will we look?
Opening date of the competition: July 1, 2008

Contest entries and associated documents must be sent by email to yarisma@futuristlerzirvesi.org. The competition is open only to high school and university student caricaturists. Along with their caricatur, entrants must provide signed and stamped copies of their current student registration documents, their address, telephone number, brief personal information in a Word document and one photograph, in a Word document, and send it in jpg format to the email address provided above.

Caricaturs may be drawn by any method. Minimum paper size for caricaturs is A4 (21 x 29.7 cm), maximum size is A3 (29.7 x 42 cm). Originals will be displayed at the Summit.

Caricaturs must be sent electronically at a resolution of 300 dpi to the email address above. Participants may enter as many caricaturs as they wish.

On the back of each work the entrant’s information including full name, surname, address, telephone and signature must be included. This will be used to verify the artist’s identity against the information sent by email. Originals of which the artist’s identity cannot be verified upon submission to the judges’ committee will be automatically disqualified. Caricaturs must be sent to the email address provided above by November 15 2008 at the latest.

Following selection by jury members, the ten winning entries will be announced at the Summit’s web site, www.futuristlerzirvesi.org. They will also be displayed at the Summit on November 21, 2008.

Judges’ Committee:

  • Aziz Yavuzdoğan / Graphic designer, caricaturist and General Secretary of the Caricaturists Association.
  • Asst. Prof. Gürbüz Doğan Ekşioğlu / Graphic designer and caricaturists, Marmara University, College of Fine Arts.
  • Ercan Akyol/ Caricaturist, artist for Milliyet Newpaper
  • Muhittin Köroğlu / Caricaturist,teaching faculty member at Okan University
  • İrfan Sayar / Zihni Sinir
  • Yelda Karataş / Poet, Creative Director
  • Yaprak Moralı / Artist, Animator
  • Ufuk Tarhan / Coordinator, Futurists Summit

Prizes: 1st Prize : Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Pa3553 Laptop computer
2nd Prize : iPod
3rd Prize : Digital camera
4-7 Prize: Honorable Mention Plaque

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