The Department of Women and equal opportunity has organized the second edition of "II Art Contest for Equality, Totana 2008" in the form of painting and sculpture to commemorate the International Day of Violence Against Women, held on 25 November.
This initiative, whose bases have been approved by the Local Government Board, is done to prevent all forms of discrimination and to sensitize the public to a change in the pattern of social relations between men and women who conceive a coexistence without violence, according said the mayor responsible for the area, Josefa María Sánchez Méndez.
The competition can register all persons over 18 residing in the Region of Murcia with a maximum of two previously unpublished works by author.
The technique is free and the theme is gender discrimination.
The work was presented in two forms: painting and sculpture.
In paint mode, the maximum size not exceed 150x150 cm on each side, and in the form of sculpture, the works must be carried out consistent material, permanent and durable (stone, wood, metal, etc.).
The works will be delivered from 1 to 20 November in the Department of Women and Equal Opportunities, which is located in Pilar Street No. 1 on the first floor and can also be deposited in the Socio-Cultural Center "The Jail" located in garden Ramos Camacho.
In the competition rules state that the creations must carry on the back of the title, dimensions, technique, and a pseudonym.
On the other hand, must be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the pseudonym used in the work overseas and within the same state the author's personal data.
The winner of this contest, both in the mode of painting and sculpture, will receive a prize of 500 euros in cash.
The jury will consist of the Councillor for Women's Rights and Equal Opportunities, the technique of the Department, a City Council representative, a representative of the City Council's Equal Opportunities Totana and a local artist.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana