CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION FAB # 1
1a. The FAB #1 offers visual artists the opportunity to present themselves to a large audience in an extensive book with a high circulation.
1b. Artists can present themselves in the FAB #1 with 1, 2, 4 pages or a fold-out.
1c. The composition and publication of FAB #1 is the responsibility of De Kunst Collega’s B.V. (hereafter: publisher).
1d. The 2021 edition of FAB #1 will be published in December 2020.
1e. Visual artists who wish to present themselves in FAB #1 fully and unconditionally accept these participation conditions.
- Register for participation.
2a. Artists apply for a presentation in the FAB #1 by submitting the completed application form.
2b. You can register via the website of the FAB #1: www.fabulousartbook.com.
2c. The official deadline for registration with a presentation is September 1st 2020.
2d. An balloting committee assesses each application. The assessment leads to acceptance or rejection of the application.
2e. Within ten working days after application, the artist who applied will receive an e-mail notification of acceptance or rejection.
2f. The publisher may refuse an application for a presentation without giving reasons.
2g. An artist who has applied and is rejected will receive a refund of the costs already paid.
- Cancellation of participation.
3a. Cancellation of participation must be done by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). Cancellations will always be confirmed by the organization within a few working days.
3b. Cancellation is possible free of charge up to 7 working days after registration. If you cancel within 7 working days but after balloting, 25% of the participation fee will be charged.
3c. Cancellation between 7 working days after registration until 30 June 2020 is possible at 40% of the presentation costs.
3d. In the period 30 June to 1 August 2020 cancellation is possible at 75% of the costs associated with the presentation.
3e. If you cancel after 1 August, the full costs are due.
- The presentation.
4a. In order to safeguard the quality of the presentations and thus to a large extent the quality of the FAB #1, the photographs must meet quality requirements that are determined by, on the one hand, the technical qualities of the image(s) (see 4h) and, on the other hand, in a qualitative/artistic sense by an balloting committee.
4b. In order to achieve a harmonious layout, the layout of FAB #1 is determined and monitored by the designers.
4c. Each presentation in FAB #1 on 1 page consists of 1 image (is 1 work of art) plus the details of the work (title, year, material and measurements). In addition, the website and/or the e-mail address of the artist are mentioned.
4d. Each presentation in FAB #1 on 2 pages consists of 2 images (is 2 artworks) plus the details of the work (title, year, material and measurements). In addition, the website and/or e-mail address of the artist is mentioned, as well as the price of the artwork.
4e. Each presentation in FAB #1 on 4 pages consists of 4 images (is 4 artworks) plus the data of the work (title, year, material and measurements). In addition, the website and/or e-mail address of the artist is mentioned, as well as the price of the artwork.
4f. Each presentation in FAB #1 on a fold out page consists of 4 images (is 4 artworks) plus the data of the work (title, year, material and measurements). In addition, the website and/or e-mail address of the artist is mentioned, as well as the price of the artwork.
4g. The deadline for delivery of the photo or photos for FAB #1 is September 1st 2020.
4h. The photo or photos for the presentation must be uploaded upon registration or e-mailed (preferably via www.wetransfer.com) with a minimum (specifications) of 300 dpi in jpg, jpeg, gif, psd or tif.
4i. The colors are converted to CMYK before printing, which may cause some color difference. The advice is to do this yourself before shipment.
4j. The publisher takes care of a harmonious layout of all presentations.
4k. All presentations are presented to the artists for a final check after layout, before printing (as pdf). Any corrections should be returned to the editors within 5 working days after sending the proof. Subsequent reactions can no longer be processed.
4l. The publisher decides where in the FAB #1 the presentations will be placed.
4m. Timely delivery of photo(s) and text (see 4c-4f.) is necessary because of the fixed publication date of FAB #1. In case of late delivery the right to participate expires and the costs remain due.
4n. If more photos are e-mailed than can be placed in the presentation, the designer makes a selection without further consultation of the artist.
4o. The photos must be free of rights and can be placed without costs and/or mentioning the photographer.
4p. By sending in one or more photos, permission is granted to use the photo or photos for other (publicity) purposes for the benefit of FAB #1 without compensation, such as on the website of FAB #1 and in folders or other printed matter for the benefit of FAB #1.
4q. The publisher may, for the benefit of FAB #1, mention the names of the artists with a presentation in FAB #1, in the manner and places it wishes. Mentioning them on the website of the FAB #1 and in folders is possible. These mentions are free of charge for the artists.
4r. On the website of the FAB #1 photographs of works of art of several artists are shown with short introductions to the artists.
- The FAB #1.
5a. FAB #1 will appear in December 2020.
5b. FAB #1 is primarily intended to give artists the opportunity to present themselves to a large audience of art lovers and art buyers.
5c. Partly because of its reference function, FAB #1 is expected to be consulted and viewed by the owner and also by several co-readers.
5d. In the book there is a register in which every participant is listed alphabetically with a reference to the page(s) with his or her presentation.
6a. Artists are required to contribute to the costs of their presentation in the FAB #1 with their details included.
6b. The contribution to the costs is:
- for a presentation with 1 page with 1 image, € 450,- (incl. VAT and 1 book worth € 49,95);
- for a presentation with 2 pages with 2 images, € 790,- (incl. VAT and 2 books worth € 49,95 each);
- for a presentation with 4 pages with 4 images, € 1490 (incl. VAT and 4 books worth € 49,95 each);
- for a presentation on a fold-out tray with 4 images, € 2750 (incl. VAT and 8 books worth € 49,95 each).
6d. After an artist has registered and paid, he will receive a confirmation email with the invoice.
6e. Up to six weeks before the appearance of the FAB #1, artists who present themselves in the FAB #1 can buy extra books with a large pre-sign-in discount (€ 15,- instead of € 49,95, including shipping costs).
6f. The contribution to the costs includes the layout of the page(s).
6g. All costs for layout, printing and distribution of the FAB #1 are borne by the publisher.
6h. All costs for sales and promotion of the FAB #1 are borne by the publisher.
- Other provisions.
7a. The provisions set out in these terms and conditions of participation may be modified by the publisher without further notice.
7b. Arrangements made for amendment of the terms and conditions of participation will remain valid under the conditions applicable for amendment of the terms and conditions of participation.
7c. In unforeseen cases the publisher will judge and act in all reasonableness.
7d. In cases of differences of opinion on the interpretation of what is laid down in these terms and conditions, the opinion of the publisher is decisive.
7e. These terms and conditions of participation are governed by Dutch law.