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SWITZERLAND call-for-artists

The first exhibition of the 2nd round tour is SWITZERLAND, the heart of Europe!

The Nomadic “decob” is eco-friendly bags that have been made by various artists from around the world. The exhibit has traveled to Toronto, Tokyo, Osaka, Hong Kong, Shanghai and New York. The Nomadic “decob”in La Chaux-de-Fonds will take place in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland which is known as world-famous wathch making city from September 3rd to October 2nd. During exhibitions, various workshops and events will be held at the venue with the help of local artists. A limited numbers of La Chaux-de-Fonds memorial eco bags are also sold.


If you are interested in participating this exhibition as artist, please submit your design through our online form
Deadline: July 19th, 2010


Call-for Logo Design

We are also running a logo design contest for our venue, La Chaux-de-Fonds and the winning design will be printed on a limited numbers of La Chaux-de-Fonds memorial eco bags as well as used on both online and printed promotional materials for the event.

This is an open call to all creative artists/designers who feel they can create a “brand” image for this environmental and ecological  art exhibition, decob in La Chaux-de-Fonds. The logo design must fulfill the following criteria:
1. The design must be new, unique, innovative and easily recognizable.
2. It must include the these letters decob in La Chaux-de-Fonds.
3. You can submit up to three artworks.

Prizes for winning logo design will be as follows:
-First Place: Name acknowledgement at the event’s website, flyer and other promotional materials.
Professional acrylic paints set provided by Turner Colour Works

-Second and Third Place: Acrylic paints set provided by Turner Colour Works

Technical details
The design will possibly be used on various backgrounds (white, black, and even other colors), and will be used in different sizes (a relatively small one on the website and badges, but a noticeably bigger one on signage). We would love submissions which work well with various colors but also with only one color used (for black and white printed materials for example).

Designs should initially be submitted as low resolution JPG or PDF files (height and width 400px maximum). The winning design must be provided either as a vector graphic in Illustrator(.ai file) or in EPS files.
Legal information
You will be asked to transfer your copyright in the design so it can be properly protected for the benefit of the conference and community. Your design also must not include any other copyrighted materials for which any license is required. Don’t include anything which might possibly cause offense.

Deadline: Submit all entries by July 31, 2010.

Please submit your design to: cool.decob@gmail.com


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