Competition Rules

High-Rise – Idea and Reality


Photographs submitted must have been taken by the person submitting them. Each contestant may submit no more than three photographs. Disqualified photos may be expunged at any time without comment, according to the judgment of the competition jury at the Museum für Gestaltung Zurich. All submissions must be presented to the Museum für Gestaltung Zurich via the application found under www.museum-gestaltung.ch. Photos submitted by e-mail or in the form of an Internet link will not be considered, nor will photographs sent through the mails. Unsolicited photos will not be returned. For technical reason, wide-angle or panoramic photos will not be exhibited in their original format.

1. Online Application Deadline

The online application deadline for this competition is 30 September 2011.

2. Jury

All photographs submitted will be considered by a jury consisting of members of the exhibition staff. The committee will select three winning photographs in autumn 2011.

3. Rights

By agreeing to the rules of this competition, applicants confirm that their submissions do not violate the rights of third parties (particularly intellectual property and personal rights). To participate in the competition, applicants must actively agree to the competition rules online.

Competitors must agree to grant the Museum für Gestaltung Zurich the right to use their photographs for the exhibition High-Rise – Idea and Reality without any time limitations and without financial compensation. In particular, the Museum für Gestaltung Zurich will be permitted to produce photographs, postcards, videos, and film and television recordings of the objects submitted, use them in exhibition advertising and catalogues, and, within this context, the museum may submit them to third parties (media) without being required to pay the authors of the materials financial compensation.

The Museum für Gestaltung Zürich reserves the right to use personal information submitted in online applications for purposes relating to the exhibition.

4. Final Provisions

Winners will be notified in writing. Prizes are not transferable or payable in cash.
No correspondence will be held with regard to this photography contest.
All decisions are final and may not be appealed.

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