Just For Laughs International Visual Arts Contest

As part of the 33nd edition of the Just for Laughs Festival taking place from July 11-25th 2015 in Montreal (Canada), the Just for Laughs International Visual Arts Contest is calling to visual artists ( graphic designers, painters, designers, photographers, sculptors, videographers, etc. ) from all over the world to submit a new or existing piece of work illustrating in a humorous manner this yearʼs theme: Dark Humor .

« While humor warms your heart and soul, dark humor will send chills down your spine. It looks at life’s grim events with a wry smile, making fatality more bearable through laughter. » ( definition from the Just for Laughs Museum’s exhibit “Twelve Universes of Humour” )

For a two-dimensional work to be admissible, its dimensions must not exceed 36 inches x 44 inches ( 92 cm x 112 cm ). For a three-dimensional work to be admissible, its dimensions must not exceed 11 inches x 11 inches, with a height of 19 inches ( 28 cm x 28 cm x 49 cm ).

Selected artists will be contacted by June 8th in order to proceed with the shipping of their work.

There is no entry fee . Eligibility The Just for Laughs International Visual Arts Contest is open to anyone worldwide. Prize The Finalist’s Exhibition will feature works by visual artists selected by a multidisciplinary jury from hundreds of participants, literally transforming Sainte-Catherine Street into the Boulevard of the Arts , in the heart of Montrealʼs Quartier des Spectacles.

Winners of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and “Publicʼs Choice” prizes will receive award and honorary mentions . Moreover, the 1st prize winner will be awarded 2,500 CAD (approx. 2,085 USD).

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