2nd International Organ Donation Cartoon Competition 2021 Ankara Turkey
Purpose of the CompetitionThe competition aims to increase social awareness on organ donation at the national and international levels by making use of the power of art. As it is known, more than 1 million patients around the world and approximately 26,000 patients in Turkey are waiting for a suitable organ to be donated to survive through organ transplantation. It is hoped that more organs can be provided by increasing awareness about organ donation. From this point of view, it is aimed to create a positive attitude change on organ donation, thanks to the original, creative, and striking works to be designed by the cartoonists.
About CompetitionProject CoordinatorsAssoc. Prof. Doğan ArslanEyüp Kahveci, MD.Project ResearchersProf. Dr. Levent MercinAssoc. Prof. Ertan ToyDr. Res. Assoc. Koray SevindiOrganizing CommitteeProf. Dr. Levent Mercin
Prof. Dr. Özlem OğuzhanAssoc. Prof. Doğan ArslanEyüp Kahveci, MD.Gültekin Hoş, MD.Rahmi Baykan, MD.Assist. Prof. Özge SayılganAssist. Prof. Aslı İgitInstructor Görkem KatmerMahmut HiçyılmazFerda İdil LostarGamze Yıldırım, RN.Üstün TuncerAdvisory BoardAdvisory Board will be announcedWeb DesignRaşit ApalakBilge KayaCorporate IdentityAssoc. Prof. Doğan ArslanAssoc. Prof. Ertan ToyAssist. Prof. Özge SayılganAssist. Prof. Aslı İgit
AwardsFirst Prize: 2000 USD and Certificate of AchievementSecond Prize: 1500 USD and Certificate of AchievementThird prize: 1000 USD and Certificate of AchievementHonorable Mention: 500 USD and Certificate of AchievementHonorable Mention: 500 USD and Certificate of AchievementHonorable Mention: 500 USD and Certificate of AchievementKaan Ertem Special AwardProf. Dr. Arash Pirat Special AwardSevgi Aydemir Gecegörmez Special Award
JuryJury will be announced soon
Deadline: October 01, 2021.ConditionsAll amateur and professional world cartoonists can participate the competition.There is no restriction on technique usage.A competitor can apply with a maximum of 5 works. However, the owner of the works is paid for the work that deserves the highest award from the works that have been ranked.The works that will participate in the competition must be uploaded by registering on the competition website (www.artcompetitionturkey.org) in A3 size (42 cm x 29, 7 cm), 300 dpi resolution, four-color (CMYK) model, PDF or JPG (maximum scale) format suitable for printing.
Works that the advisory board considers to be the same or similar or that they belong to another cartoonist will not be evaluated.Works that were previously published or exhibited in any competition can be sent to the competition, provided that they have not received an award in any national or international competition. If it is determined that the submitted cartoons have been awarded in any competition before, the evaluation of the related cartoon will be canceled immediately. If this situation is determined after the award is won, the candidate agrees and declares to return the money award he/she has won over the award price announced in this specification and with the certificate of achievement.120 cartoons (20 of which are substitutes) submitted to the evaluation of the competition jury and made to the finals will be published on the website of the competition during this period if there will be an objection due to the copy or high similarity of the works, the reasons for the objections will be evaluated by the organizing committee, and if deemed appropriate, the objected works will be removed from the list, instead, works will be added from the reserve list. The decision of the Advisory Board will be valid in this matter. After the date of suspension, the first 100 cartoons that receive awards will be announced. Objections made after the suspension process will not be considered.
Prize payments will be transferred directly to the bank accounts of the winners until 31.12.2021 at the latest. Bank transfer charges and legal taxes will be deducted from the prize price. The payments of the artists abroad will be made in USD, and the payments of the artists in the country will be paid in TL, taking into account the effective selling rate of the Central Bank on the announcement date of the competition results.The first 100 works that to be awarded and deemed worthy of exhibition will be published in the catalogue. This catalog will be shipped to the owners of the works with the counter party payment.
The award ceremony of the competition and the exhibition of the first 100 works will be held in the city and address determined by the Organizing Committee. The jury members and the first 3 artwork owners will be invited to the award ceremony. Its expenses (plane, train, bus ticket and accommodation) will be covered by the Turkish Transplant Foundation. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the ceremony may be postponed or canceled in line with the decisions of the public authorities.First degree relatives of the jury members cannot participate in the competition.If the Organizing Committee deems it necessary, it may change the competition schedule or cancel the competition at any stage.The decisions of Istanbul Medeniyet University Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture Visual Communication Design Department and Turkish Transplant Foundation are valid for matters not specified in the competition or in case of hesitation.
Evaluation of the Competition and Announcement of the ResultsThe results of the competition will be notified to the winners by e-mail, the competition website, or social media channels. The competition will be held by the pre-elimination method. For this reason, the pre-selection jury, which will be formed with the participation of the cartoon competition advisory board and project researchers, will evaluate the works to be sent to the competition. The jury will make the assessment online in the digital environment between 5-9 October 2021. The members of the jury will not have any other information other than the works of the artists. The first 120 cartoons evaluated by the jury will be shared with the public on the website (www.artcompetitionturkey.org) between 11-13 October 2021. If, as a result of the objections that can be made between the specified dates, it is determined that some cartoons contain copies and serious similarities at a high rate, the cartoons will be removed from the list after evaluation by the competition advisory board and its assistants, and cartoons from the reserve list will be added instead. All objections during the suspension process will be evaluated and taken into consideration. However, the process will end after the announcement of the competition results on October 15, 2021.
Other MattersCandidates participating in the competition are deemed to have accepted all the conditions in this specification in advance from the moment they apply to participate in the competition. In matters not specified in the specification or in case of hesitation, the decisions of Istanbul Medeniyet University, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Visual Communication Design Department, and Turkish Transplant Foundation are valid.
CopyrightAll artists/designers who participate in the competition and whose designs are worth exhibiting are deemed to have accepted the provisions of this specification in advance. The participant declares and accepts in advance that he/she is the owner of the cartoon(s) that he/she will participate in the competition by completing the participation form. The participant declares and accepts in advance that he/she has given a license to the Turkish Transplant Foundation, by means of processing, reproduction, dissemination, representation, sign, sound and/or image transmission defined in the provisions of Articles 21 - 25 of the Turkish Intellectual and Artistic Works Law No. 5846 in the form of a non-exclusive simple license, without any place, time and number restrictions, and including the right to transfer to third parties. The participant declares and accepts in advance that the Turkish Transplant Foundation consents to the use of the cartoon in any way it wishes, without being limited to exhibiting, keeping in its archive, duplicating, and publishing it on the internet and in other ways.
In the event that the cartoon(s) to which the participant will participate in the competition receives a degree and/or award, he accepts and declares in advance that he is the owner of the cartoon work(s) and that he has transferred the ownership of the original or copy work sent to the competition to the Turkish Transplant Foundation. The participant accepts and declares in advance that it has transferred the transfer rights of use of the financial rights of processing, reproduction, dissemination, representation, and transmission to the public, as defined in the provisions of Article 21-25 of the Turkish Intellectual and Artistic Works Law No. 5846, that he/she has on the work, to third parties exclusively to the Turkish Transplant Foundation without any place, time and number restrictions. The participant agrees and declares in advance that the Turkish Transplant Foundation consents to use the cartoon(s) in any way, without limitation, by displaying, keeping it in its archive, duplicating and publishing it on the internet and in other ways, and he/she does not have the power to dispose of the financial rights subject to the transfer, therefore he/she will not take action with third parties regarding the transferred financial rights.
The participant accepts and declares that the information in the application form filled in for participation in the competition will be processed, transferred, and submitted for communication and participation in the competition within the framework of the 2nd International Organ Donation Cartoon Competition organized by the Turkish Transplant Foundation within the scope of the Law on the Protection of Personal Data No. 6698 and in case of failure, the personal data will be kept by the Turkish Transplant Foundation for the period stipulated by the legislation. The participant accepts and declares that in case of receiving an award or publishing his/her work, his/her information will be shared with the public as the owner of the work and that the necessary information has been given to him/her.
The participant may obtain information on his/her rights regarding his/her personal data and possible changes regarding the processing of this data from the website www.artcompetitionturkey.org In case of a request regarding the processing of personal data by the Turkish Transplant Foundation, he/she accepts and declares that he/she will send its request to
Türkiye Organ Nakli Vakfı /
Bahçelievler Mahallesi 52. Sokak No: 5/9
in letter form and with a wet signature.
The participant accepts and declares that he/she has been informed about the terms and conditions of the application before the application, that he/she will provide clear and understandable information about the right he/she wishes to use during the application, that the applicant must prove his/her identity during the application to prove that he/she is the relevant person and therefore must send his/her identity information with the application, and It is also necessary for him to share his contact information in order to communicate the result of the application to me and that all these issues have been clarified before participation in the competition.
Therefore, the organizations organizing the competition can use, reproduce and publish the cartoons that won or not for cultural and promotional purposes. Participants in the competition are deemed to have accepted these conditions. As the organizing institutions and organizations of the 2nd International Organ Donation Cartoon Competition, we ensure that the personal information and personal rights acquired during registration and participation will be reserved and will not be shared with third parties.
Organized byTurkish Transplant Foundationİstanbul Medeniyet University (Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Visual Communication Design)
In Collaboration withIstanbul Provincial Health DirectorateTurkish Society of Transplant CoordinatorsHealth Diplomacy SocietyInternational Transplant NetworkTurkish Kidney FoundationDumlupınar UniversityErciyes Transplant FoundationKanopePulmonary Hypertension and Scleroderma Patient AssociationNovartis TurkeyGeorgian Association of Transplantologists (GAT) Donor Network Association Bosna Hersek (DN&BH)
Contact informationTurkish Transplant Foundation P. 0312 361 55 55E. email@example.com
Istanbul Medeniyet University, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Visual Communication DesignP. 0216 280 2279E. firstname.lastname@example.org