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 acquire graphic work at special prices. To attend any activity [co]organized by AIDA for free, preferential or with special discounts.


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.

In how many categories can you participate?

As many as you want.

How many works can be submitted?

There is not limit.


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

No. The texts serve only as guidance.


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.

What size should the paper be?

Din A4 maximum format.

Can larger format works be submitted?

Yes, but out-of-contest. In any case, if the Jury deems it appropriate, these works may also obtain mentions.


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 Jean de La Fontaine, € 1,000 for the first of Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky and € 1,000 more for the first of Patricia Highsmith. On the other hand, the awarded and the nominated works 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 of Catalonia.

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.


How are reproduction and copyright rights agreed?

The acceptance of the RULES of the contest implies that the rights of reproduction are 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.

What do image rights refer to?

They only affect the photographs, because, in this case, if portrayed people appear, their rights must be respected. Therefore, the responsibility for image rights of the people portrayed in them will always be the photographer’s, not AIDA’s.


What works will be exhibited?

The winners and those mentioned and, if required, the exhibitions will be complemented with some of the selected or out-of-contest works.


Will the catalogue be printed or digital?


Which works will be part of the catalogue?

The winners and those mentioned will be reproduced and the selected ones will be named.


Does AIDA issue certificates?

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

Are donation certificates granted?

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