2nd Exhibition & 1st LIBEX Competition 2018

2nd Exhibition & 1st LIBEX Competition 2018. © Fabio Magnasciutti
The Euro-Mediterranean Center LIBREXPRESSION – Foundation Giuseppe di Vagno, located in Conversano (BA), on the occasion of the 14th edition of its Festival LectorInFabula  – from 13 to 16 September 2018 – organizes an exhibition of 54 selected satirical cartoons selected on the basis of a competition.

The cartoons must illustrate one of the themes developed during the Festival under the general title “Imagination and power in the digital age“. (See the description of the festival theme and various sub-themes: click here).

The cartoons must be sent by June 15, 2018

The cartoons must be sent only by e-mail or via We transfer, to

  1. The competition is open to press cartoonists without a nationality condition;
  2. The participation form must be completed in its entirety and signed. The cartoons sent without a complete form will not be taken into consideration;
  3. Each cartoonist can send a maximum of 3 cartoons;
  4. The vignettes must be sent in high definition (at least 2 Mo), in .jpg or .png format;
  5. The cartoons must be in color;
  6. The cartoons may not have been produced specifically for this exhibition / competition;
  7. The cartoons sent must not have already been awarded in other competitions;
  8. The cartoons without text will be privileged for the choice;
  9.  If the cartoon contains a text, the text must be translated in Italian by the author. Vignettes with text not translated in italian ​​will not be considered eligible for the competition;
  10. In the first phase, a high-level jury composed of journalists and cartoonists will select 54 vignettes for the exhibition;
  11. In the second phase, the jury will nominate the 3 best cartoons and 10 with mention, among the 54 already selected.
  1. First prize:                € 500.00
  2. Second prize:           € 300.00
  3. Third prize:               € 200.00
  4. The first three vignettes will also be reproduced in the form of a 50×70 cm poster.
  5. All the cartoonists selected for the exhibition will receive a catalog and 5 copies of the poster will be sent to the three winners.
  6. The 54 vignettes selected for the exhibition will also be published in the form of a postcard. Each selected cartoonist will receive 10 copies of the postcards with the reproduction of his own sticker.

Presidente: Thierry Vissol, direttore del Centro LIBREXPRESSION
  1. Cristiana Castellotti, capo redattrice RAI radio3
  2. Piero Ricci, presidente Ordine dei Giornalisti di Puglia
  3. Gianpaolo Accardo, Direttore di
  4. Marco De Angelis, vignettista
  5. Fabio Magnasciutti, vignettista (membro del Comitato scientifico di Librexpression)
Other conditions:
The organizers reserve the right to reproduce and / or publish the cartoons received as part of this exhibition / competition (even those not selected for the exhibition) without the obligation of recognition of compensation to the author but will clearly indicate the copyright of the author.

The exhibition will be presented in the Major Cloister of the San Benedetto Monastery – home of the Giuseppe di Vagno Foundation – in Conversano, province of Bari- Italy, as from September 13, 2018 and will remain open to the public for at least a month.

The cartoons of the exhibition will be published in a four-color catalog.

Participation form:
The participation form can be downloaded at the following address:

Source: 2nd Exhibition & 1st LIBEX Competition 2018

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