A Vision of Sustainability with focus on Water

3 - 5, December 2015
IDC, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India

A Vision of Sustainability with focus on Water

3 - 5, December 2015
IDC, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India

Cartoon Competition (Closed)

We invite you to participate to showcase your ideas on sustainability during this event by submitting a Cartoon created by you.

Design Carnival: Cartoons on Sustainability with focus on Water

We invite cartoons which humorously communicate the seriousness of the theme, by rethinking sustainability with respect to water in terms of conservation, preservation and recycling. Rethink situations, rethink water, life, thirst, cleanliness, greenary, energy resources and everything else we use day in and day out to keep going. Rethink and depict how the saving of water that can fully give a new lease of life by either going back to nature or going back into the design process as a new paradigm that can affect our world..

Cartoonists are invited to interpret the theme of the event ‘In a Planet of Owr Own – a vision of Sustainability with focus on Water' as representations through designing of Cartoons.

The Winning Entries:

1. The winning cartoons will be displayed as an exhibition during the event. We expect the exhibition to travel to other places as part of other events.
2. The winning entries will also be published as part of a book to be released during the conference in December 2015.
3. Each of the winning participants will receive 5 copies of the book.
4. The winning participants will also be given the 'Certificate of Winning the Cartoon Competition'.


This competition is done in partnership with Usability Matters.Org

The Jury and the Judgment Criteria:

The jury will be well-known professionals and socially active personalities. The names will be announced in due course.

For judgment, the jury will use criteria such as creativity, humor, visual communication, presentation, persuasiveness, originality, cleverness, relevance of content and execution.

Submission Guidelines:

Entries : up to 5 cartoons per person

Size (hard-copy): A4 (210 X 297 mm ) or A3 (297 X 410)
Size (digital): 300dpi and in dimensions of A4 or roughly 2500 x 3500pixels
Please make sure the resolution is 300 dpi so that it is suitable for printing

Technique: free - can be either hand drawn or digital using any medium

For online Cartoon Submission........ (Closed)

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us: mailing it to:

or snail mail to:
Cartoons - in a planet of our own

IDC, IIT Bombay
Powai, Mumbai

Submission Dates:

Deadline for submission:
30th of September 2015

Declaration of results:
30th of October 2015