THE CREATION OF THE VISUAL OF THE 13 TH EDITION
OF THE ARABESQUES FESTIVAL,
ILLUSTRATING THE THEME OF “DIASPORAS”
By participating in the call for projects, the winner agrees to bring a finishing work in order to obtain the final visual.
DEPOSIT DEADLINE : 15th DECEMBER, 2017
Uni’Sons, the association organizing the Arabesques festival in Montpellier, is launching a call for proposals for the visual art work of the festival‘s 13th edition.
Arabesques promotes the visibility of artists from the Arab world and promotes intercultural dialogue. It proposes a multidisciplinary program mixing music, theater, storytelling, cinema, dance, calligraphy … to enhance the culture of the Arab world, from its traditional artistic expressions to its contemporary forms. Arabesques is the art platform of the Arab world in Europe.
Recognized for its graphic identity, Arabesques festival offers to the artists of the Arab world the possibility to create the visual of its next edition. From graphic design to music programming, Arabesques is pursuing his approach to the valorization of the arts of the Arab world.
To get an idea of the spirit and atmosphere of the festival, please consult the website of the festival www.festivalarabesques.fr
Arabesques logotype to download
Uni'sons logotype to download
1 – The theme : The graphic lines should answer the following theme : Diasporas.
The diaspora refers to the dispersal of an ethnic community or a people throughout the world.
2 – Graphically : A3 format, in color / TIF, EPS and PDF format
The call for projects is open to the visual arts sectors including: photography, illustration, graphic design, drawing.
3 – The visual must appear obligatorily
– The Arabesques logo
– The subtitle : 13th meeting of the arts of the Arab world
– The Uni’sons logo
– The dates of the Arabesques festival and the venue (12-23 September 2018 Montpellier)
– Programming (about 15 lines)
– The coordinates: Info: 04 99 77 00 17 / www.festivalarabesques.fr
The proposals will be chosen by the director of the association Uni’Sons and the Arabesques Festival. The criteria are the originality, the composition and the coherence
HOW TO PARTICIPATE ?
The candidate must send :
1 – The proposal(s). The number of creations per participant is not limited.
2 – A portfolio of works
3 – A note of intent for each proposal presenting the creative approach
4 – The contact form completed including the settlement signed
5 – This application phase is non-remunerated.
USING THE WINNING PROPOSAL
The participant designated as a winner undertakes to assign, exclusively, to the Uni’Sons Association the exploitation rights (reproduction, adaptation, distribution) relating to said creation.
The Uni’Sons association undertakes to use these rights solely for the purposes of communication and promotion of the Arabesques festival and the Uni’Sons association.
The visual will be the guiding line to promote the festival, through printed and digital media. There will therefore be many variations implemented internally.
DURATION OF THE ASSIGNEMENT AND AWARDS
The above mentioned exploitation rights are assigned for a period of 50 years.
The amount allocated for the order and the assignment of rights of the proposal winner is 1,500 euros TTC.
On the occasion of the event the visual communication print will be mainly broadcast on the region of the event.
All participants guarantee that they have not inserted into the creations of elements (photography, brand, etc.) that may constitute a violation of a third party’s right.
Thus, the participants guarantee the association Uni’Sons on the one hand against any disturbance, legal action, complaints, opposition and eviction initiated by all thirds pretending that one of the creations constitutes a violation of its rights and on the other hand against all loss or liability in the use of the creation.
The participants also guarantee that the creation is original, as well as all the elements that compose it (except the elements associated with the graphic charter of the Arabesques festival), and that its content does not violate the texts in force, especially those relating to counterfeiting, defamation, morality or privacy.
AUTHORIZATION OF USES
The winning designated participant of the Call for Proposals authorizes the Uni’Sons Association to use and reproduce his name and possibly his company name for all promotional, publicity or public relations purposes related to the Arabesques festival and realized by his care – for the whole world.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF UNI’SONS
Participation in the call for projects does not constitute an authorization to use or acquire a right of ownership in the creations, logos, inventions and intellectual property rights of the Uni’Sons Association and the Arabesques Festival.
USE OF NON-WINNING PROPOSALS
Creations subject to the Call for Proposals are intellectual works protected by copyright and intellectual property rights of which participants are entitled.
Uni’Sons does not have the right to reproduce and distribute creations without internal communication.
CANCELLATION OF THE CALL FOR PROJECTS
The association Uni’sons reserves the possibility of interrupting and declaring the call for unsuccessful projects in case the number and the quality of the answers do not correspond to the expectations.