THEME

A photography contest entitled “PRODUCTIVE LANDSCAPES: LIVING, WORKING, PRODUCING” has been launched.

It is open to any citizen of any age (minors require parental or guardian’s permission) who wish to show through their photos the complex tapestry of the city as a mixed living, work and production space or anything this theme suggests to them or where they have a special interest. We will discover Greater Bilbao through your eyes.

Greater Bilbao is the scope of the contest.

CONTESTANTS

Anyone who wishes to use this medium to express their view of the theme of the contest may take part. The staff of the employees or of their promotion and/or marketing services suppliers may not take part in this contest or be awarded the prize.

INTRODUCTION
The photographs, which must be original, shall be entered on digital media with a quality of 300 dpi (pixels per inch) in black and white or in colour. The photos shortlisted for the exhibition will be printed on photo paper on 5 mm mounting board, not framed, and measure 50 x 70 cm (including mount and photo).

The maximum size of the photo will be (8268 X 5906) pixels.

The author shall keep a copy of the photo on digital medium with a definition that guarantees a quality comparable to the physical format, should it be awarded a prize, in order to make its general dissemination easier for the organisers.

The email shall contain the following information:
1) Slogan.
2) Personal details of the contestant (name, surname(s), ID, address, email and telephone).
3) Location of the image (building, address, municipality and Google Maps coordinates).

TIMELINE

The entry deadline is 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 13 June 2018.

ENTRY METHOD

The work will be sent to the following email address: fotobia@biarchitecture.orgThe date of sending the email will be the one that the organisers will for the purpose of registration. An email acknowledging receipt will be sent by the organisers.

CATEGORIES

Two categories are established: A people’s choice category, where the visitors to the BIA SPACE exhibition will vote to select the winning works and another one when an elected jury will decide the winner.

JURY

The elected jury will be made up of acclaimed professional photographers.

The jury will be tasked with producing a shortlist of the 20 best photos to be exhibited at the BIA SPACE during the set days. During the photography exhibition, there will a ballot box for the people’s jury to place their votes in the BIA SPACE.

PRIZES

There will be three prizes in both categories:
First prize, worth €300.
Second prize, worth €200.
Third prize, a set of architectural books.

The Jury may decide not to award any or all of the prizes, should it deemed appropriate, and may likewise decide to give a highly commended award, without any financial prize, per category.

The decision of both the people’s and elected jury shall be final.

EXHIBITION

The entries will be used to host an exhibition during the activities week of the BIA Urban Regeneration Forum, at the COAVN Bizkaia’s BIA Space from 16 to 22 June 2018.

PRIZE-GIVING CEREMONY

The prize-giving ceremony will be held on 21 June 2018.

PRIZE-WINNING PHOTOS

The prize-winning photos will remain the property of the Bizkaia Delegation of the Professional Association of Basque-Navarre Architects, which may publish or reproduce them without any time or place constraints.

COMMENTS

The authors are responsible for the authorship and originality of the works entered and for ensuring there are no third-party rights regarding the photos and are liable for any image rights claim that may be filed. The fact of participating implies accepting these terms and conditions in their entirety. The Bizkaia Delegation of the Professional Association of the Basque-Navarre Architect shall rule as appropriate on any aspect not covered herein.

INFORMATION

Website: www.biarchitecture.org
Twitter: @BIArchitecture_
Facebook: BIA – Bilbao Bizkaia Architecture
For further information or any query, please contact e-mail: info@biarchitecture.org (Subject: Photography contest).

THEME

The SKETCH_BIA 2018 sketchbook drawing marathon on the theme “PRODUCTIVE LANDSCAPES: LIVING, WORKING, PRODUCING” has been launched.

The aim is for citizens of any age (minors must be accompanied by an adult) to show us THE URBAN LANDSCAPE OF BILBAO through their drawings.

The city of Bilbao is the scope of the contest.

CONTESTANTS

Anyone who wishes to use this medium to express their view of the theme of the contest may take part. The staff of the employees or of their promotion and/or marketing services suppliers may not take part in this contest.

CATEGORIES

Two categories are established: one for adults and another for children.

IMPLEMENTATION AND ORGANISATION

Date: Sunday 17 June 2018.
Timetable: 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.

The contestants must go to the BIA 2018 venue located on the Alameda Mazarredo in Bilbao, opposite the Professional Association of Architects, between 10.00 a.m. and 11.00 a.m. for their drawing sketchpad to be stamped. The sketchpad will be provided by the organisation.

Drawings entered into the contest are to be handed in at the BIA office no later than 7.00 p.m.

Technique: The technique will be free. However, we recommend use dry drawing techniques, pencil or coloured pencils.

A prize will be given to the best line sketch.

PRIZES

There will be the following prizes in both categories:
Best drawing, €350 + set of architecture books.
Best line drawing, €250.

The Jury may not decide not to award a prize and may also decide to give up to two highly commended awards, without any financial prize.

The decision of the jury shall be final.

PRIZE-GIVING CEREMONY

The prize-giving ceremony will be held on 21 June 2018.

PRIZE-WINNING DRAWINGS

The prize-winning drawings will remain the property of the Bizkaia Delegation of the Basque-Navarra Professional Association of Architects, which may publish or reproduce them without any time or place constraints.

JURY

The elected jury will be made up of prominent professionals in the world of fine arts and architecture.

EXHIBITION

The entries will be used to host an exhibition during the activities week of the BIA Urban Regeneration Forum, at the COAVN Bizkaia’s BIA Space from 16 to 22 June 2018.

COMMENTS

The authors are responsible for the authorship and originality of the works entered and for ensuring there are no third-party rights regarding the photos and are liable for any image rights claim that may be filed. The fact of participating implies accepting these terms and conditions in their entirety. The Bizkaia Delegation of the Professional Association of the Basque-Navarre Architect shall rule as appropriate on any aspect not covered herein.

INFORMACIÓN

Website: www.biarchitecture.org
Twitter: @BIArchitecture_
Facebook: BIA – Bilbao Bizkaia Architecture
For further information or any query, please contact e-mail: info@biarchitecture.org (Subject: Drawing contest).