11 January 2006
Moscow (Russia) - The dates for the Golden Bee 7: Moscow International Biennale of Graphic Design have been announced by the Biennale President, Dr. Serge Serov.
Moscow (Russia) - The dates for the Golden Bee 7: Moscow International Biennale of Graphic Design have been announced by the Biennale President, Dr. Serge Serov. Organized by the Golden Bee Association, Academy of Graphic Design (Member of Icograda), the High Academic School of Graphic Design (Member of IEN); the Expo-Park Exhibition Projects Company, the Moscow Art College of Applied Arts and the Art Moscow Regional Public Foundation for Art Projects Support, the 7th edition of the Biennale will be held at the Central House of Arts in Moscow from 1 > 8 September 2006. The event is endorsed by Icograda and IBCC (International Biennials Coordinating Committee).

Entry Categories
1 -- Posters
Posters of all kinds and genres will be accepted. There are no restrictions on theme, size or printing technique.

2 -- Books
Books will be judged for: overall concept, cover, grid, decorative elements and design of books, albums, catalogues and booklets.

3 -- Calligraphy
Any graphic design projects, based on traditional as well as modern or experimental calligraphy will be accepted.

Participation Terms
Works should be dated 2004-2006. The competition accepts separate artists as well as groups of artists for participation. No special format or printing techniques are required. There is no participation fee. The number of entries is unlimited. The Entry Form and Entry Label must be filled in print letters. The work titles must be translated to English. One label per entry must be attached to the back of the pieces with adhesive tape (no glue!). Make a copy of the Entry Form if necessary or print it out from Biennale website. In order to be reproduced in the catalogue, all works should be supplied with slides, transparencies or electronic versions on CD (in TIFF formats, 300 dpi, 30 cm on the larger side, CMYK + fonts). The names of the work s authors selected for participation will be published by the Selection Committee on the Biennale website. Neither work nor transparencies will be returned. They will remain in the Golden Bee Biennale collection. Organisers have the right to use work from the competition for non-commercial purposes free of charge.

The deadline for submissions is 15 May 2006.

Pre-Selection Committee
Eric Belousov, Russia
Galina Bunina, Russia
Yuri Gulitov, Russia
Eugeny Dobrovinsky, Russia
Elena Rymshina, Russia
Tagir Safaev, Russia
Boris Trofimov, Russia
Vladimir Zesler, Belarus

International Jury
Michael Amzalag & Mathias Augustyniak (M / M), France
Michael Anikst, UK
Petr Bankov, Russia
Shigeo Fukuda, Japan
Uwe Loesch, Germany

Golden Bee Grand Prix;
Golden Bee Award Diplomas in each nomination;
Special Awards.

Main exhibition
The main exhibition of the Golden Bee Biennale will take place in the Central House of Artists from 1 > 8 September 2006. The exhibition will be open every day except for Monday.

Exhibition programme
The Golden Bee Biennale will take place in the Central House of Artists parallel to a Design and Polygraphy exhibition (3 > 8 September 2006). The Biennale programme includes an exhibition of the international jury members, a one-man show featuring David Tartakover from Israel (Grand-Prix Winner of Golden Bee 6) and a number of accompanying exhibitions and activities in Moscow museums and galleries.

On 6 September 2006, 12AM 6PM, Members of the International jury will give lectures in the auditorium of the Central House of Artists.

Awards ceremony
The awards ceremony will take place on 7 September 2006 at 6PM in the Central House of Artists Concert Hall.

A full-colour catalogue will be published prior to the opening of the Biennale. Participants will receive a 50% discount from the original price.

Mailing address
Russia 119049 Moscow, Krymskiy Val 10, Central House of Artists, Expo-Park Exhibition Projects Company, Office#165

All shipping and insurance costs must be paid by the participant. The organising committee will not be able to receive your work if you estimate your mailing unit at more than USD $20 if sent by regular mail - or USD $5 if sent via express mail (DHL, Federal Express etc). Please do not estimate your works at a sum above the indicated one!

Official site of the Biennale

For further information please contact:

Julia Klintsova, Manager
T: +7 (095) 238 4500
T: +7 (095) 238 4516
T: +7 (095) 238 0946