Do we have to be an AIDA member to participate in the “Hommage à trois” contest?


Do we have to be of legal age to participate?


What are the rights of the members?

To attend any activity [co]organized by AIDA for free, preferential or with special discounts.


Do I have to pay for being an AIDA member? and Do I have to pay for being an AIDA member?
Against COVID-19: artists do not pay fees.


Can I present photographs?

Yes, because it is a graphic work contest in the broadest sense.

Can I present drawings?

No, because it is not a contest of original drawings.

Should the photographs be signed?

It is not necessary; although, if the artist wishes, the photographs can be marked in the verse with an identifying stamp.

What do we understand by categories?

Each category is equivalent to one of the honoured writers, as can be read in the PREAMBLE: "Three awards will be awarded for each category (F. Hölderlin, A. Brontë and G. Rodari)".

In how many categories can you participate?

See the PREAMBLE: “… the artists can choose to take part in any of the three categories (F. Hölderlin, A. Brontë or G. Rodari)”.

How many works can be submitted?

See the PREAMBLE: "Whenever the artworks are different, the artists can… present as many works as they want."


Should the works be inspired by the texts of the literary dossiers?

No. As we note in the PREAMBLE, the texts of the LITERARY DOSSIERS of or about the honored figures serve only as guidance and inspiration.


What should the size of the image be?

The size you consider best, but you cannot miss the margin; that is to say, the size of the images (including dry stamps, plate marks, remarques...) must respect those of the paper support: "Image size, necessary on paper Din A4 maximum format (210 x 297mm / 8.3 x 11.7 in)." (RULES, point 2c).

What size should the paper be?

"Image size, necessary on paper Din A4 maximum format (210 x 297mm / 8.3 x 11.7 in)." (RULES, point 2c).


May we send all artworks in one package?

Yes, you may.


What are the prizes?

€ 3,000 will be distributed among the first three prizes of each category: € 1,000 for the first prize of Friedrich Hölderlin, € 1,000 for the first of Anne Brontë and € 1,000 more for the first of Gianni Rodari. On the other hand, the awarded works and a part of the selected ones will participate in the planned exhibitions and may be put up for sale in the galleries where they are exhibited; They will also be integrated into the Cultural Heritage of Catalonia that is preserved in the National Library. (PREAMBLE and RULES, points 9 and 10).

Are the prizes economic or honorary?

The first three prizes of each category will have a finantial endowment of € 1,000 each; In total, € 3,000 will be distributed. The rest of the awards, however, will be honorary. (PREAMBLE).


How are reproduction and copyright rights agreed?

As indicated in point 11 of the RULES, those of reproduction must be transferred to AIDA (for the edition of the catalogue, promotion in social networks, advertising for sale, etc.), while copyright is the exclusive property of the artists: "AIDA reserves the right to reproduce and/or exhibit works received for cultural advertising, commercial and publicity purposes; however, the artists will always be the owners of the Copyright."

What do image rights refer to?

They only affect the photographs, because, in this case, if portrayed people appear, their rights must be respected. For this reason, we inform that "When providing photographs, the responsibility for image rights of the people portrayed in them will always be the photographer’s, not AIDA’s." (RULES, point 12).


Will the catalogue be printed or digital?

The catalogue will be digital, as we reported in the PREAMBLE: "A digital catalogue of the selected and awarded artworks will be available online, which will be permanently exposed for consultation on AIDA’s website."


Does AIDA issue certificates?

We will only issue certificates for the awarded works, three for each honoured writer, and, if expressly requested, to the rest of the selected participants.

Are donation certificates granted?

Donation certificates for the 9 artworks awarded to the Biblioteca Nacional de Catalunya, Barcelona (National Library of Catalonia), will also be made available at the request of each artist.


Can more languages be added to literary dossiers?

In the literary dossiers we use the original language (for this year: German, English and Italian); English, as interlingua; Catalan, which is our own language, and Spanish, which is the official language of the Spanish State. In any case, if one member has versions in other languages (French, Russian, Dutch, Japanese ...), naturally only for the texts integrated in the dossier, and provides us with the translations, and if the translator and the bibliographic source are cited, we will publish the texts with pleasure after making the appropriate checks.