Since its inception in 2009, the poster competition BICeBé establishes design guidelines; it is wide-open to all educational institutions as well as to young professionals to contributes with projects and initiatives which have a distinct purpose towards the evolution of Bolivian design.
The event is held every two years during the month of November; among its goals are to: educate, integrate and project the national design to the world. Over 100 international designers have passed through its doors, leaving behind their experiences and skills in the design sphere, thus making the BICeBé an ideal space for cultural exchange.
Posters submitted may participate in the following categories:
Category A Posters on cultural topics and activities.
Category B Posters on political and social issues.
Category C Posters on advertising, commercial, products or services.
Category D Unpublished posters on the topic: ELECTRONIC WASTE.
Category E Unpublished Animated GIF (Free subject)
For Category D & E we will only accept originals & unpublished, not previously printed or digitally published posters (including social networks, blogs, websites or other calls). For Category D participant must reflect their point of view on the ELECTRONIC WASTE, according to the topic presentation brief.
Each contestant can submit up to five posters for categories A, B, C & D. Category D doesn’t accept series. Category E will accept up to two animated GIF, per designer. The maximum limit per designer or studio is up to 5 posters and 2 GIFs.
Series are not considered as one poster.
Design technique is free. Format for categories A,B & C may not be less than 40 x 60 cms. In Category D format must be 70 x 100 cm VERTICAL. In Category E for animated poster format must be 500x 691 pixels. VERTICAL) and should last 15 seconds.
Contestants can submit up to 5 posters or series of posters that can be considered as one piece. Technique and format are free.
There is no entry fee for this competition.
It's free to enter!
Open to design students, graphic designers, plastic artists, photographers and graphic producers in general, of any age and nationality, having posters printed between April 2015 and February 2017 (except for those submitting in the "Unpublished" category).
Winners in the first three categories will receive: Medal & diploma.
• First Prize: 4000 USD, Medal & diploma
• Second Prize: Medal & diploma
• Third Prize: Medal & diploma
Moreover, BICeBé will give a Special Prize for Best Bolivian Poster.