VII. Painting/Drawing/Illustration/Comic Art


1.  Categories 

• Amateur artists (children, young people, adults)
• Trainee artists (including students) and professional artists


2.a.  Genres

• Painting
• Illustration
Comic Art
Mixed media


2.b. The following may be submitted (in digital form) 

• Single pictures, diptychs, triptychs
• Series, picture stories, comics
• Poster designs, collages


3.  Topics

Participants can select as many topics as they wish.

The topics outlined below are intended as a stimulus to engage the participant with the main idea of the contest, according to which the concept of "violence" encompasses both mental and physical violence.


Positive aspects 

VII.1.    Confidence, closeness  

and /or

VII.2.    Safety, security

and /or

VII.3.     Friendship

and /or

VII.4.    Peace

and /or

VII.5.    Contentment

and /or

VII.6.     Reconciliation

and /or


Negative aspects with a positive solution

VII.7.    Anger, feelings of hate

and /or

VII.8.    Perpetrator/victim

and /or

VII.9.     Harassment/bullying

and /or

VII.10.     Contempt

and /or

VII.11.     Excluding a stranger (e.g. foreigner, someone different from the rest)

and /or

VII.12.     All against one

and /or

VII.13.    Free topic
For VII.13. participants can submit work which addresses the main idea of violence prevention in a different way to those described above.


4. Form

• Children can take part in the contest with 1 (one) work,
• Young people with at least 2 (two) works, also with a picture story if desired,
• Entries are to be submitted as .jpg files,
• For prize winners to participate in exhibitions, high-resolution image files are required which
  allow print-outs in 300 dipi quality of at least 40cm x 60cm


5. Conditions of participation

Submissions must be uploaded to the digital database by participants,
• Each picture or picture story must be described in relation to the topic,
Participants must also complete a separate entry form in writing to enter the competition,
Participants are to provide a CV,
• Give a description of the intention behind the selected topic and its realisation,,
• The organisers’ decision is final. There is no recourse to legal action.


Closing date for entries: 10 July 2013 

We recommend uploading works to the database at least four days before the closing date
and mailing the written entry
form (PDF) in good time.