SIIF #3 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic teaches some valuable lessons for all countries in the world to do some introspection. The impact of the pandemic globally disabled some sectors in the world: health, education, economic, employment, tourism, MSME, social, cultural and art.

Seeing this condition, It’s time that we not only focus on the health and economical crisis, but also recover and grow to become a stronger nation. Recovery from pandemic must be realised from vision, action and enormous transformation.

Analyzing the conditions of various global sectors due to the pandemic crisis, Department of Visual Arts, The Faculty of Arts and Languages, Universitas Negeri Semarang, raising a positive spirit for all illustrators to carry out the transformation of post-pandemic with full spirit. To gather the positive spirit, Department of Visual Arts, The Faculty of Arts and Languages is going to present an event namely SIIF (Semarang International Illustration Festival) #3 2021.

This event is going to be divided into three series of activities: international illustration artwork exhibition, national illustration artwork competition and artist talk with the main theme: “Restart” and also to celebrate the Month of Language and Arts UNNES FBS. Hopefully with this event we can welcome the new spirit of post-pandemic transformation with brilliant action.

Sep 1 - Oct 19, 2021

Registration and artwork submission

Oct 20, 2021

Judging and curating

Oct 25, 2021

Awarding and opening of exhibitions


International Illustration Exhibition

The 3rd SIIF (Semarang International Illustration Festival) is a biennial event which showcases illustration artworks across countries held by Visual Arts Department, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia. In addition to illustration exhibitions, there will also be some interesting and innovative programs held in this event, such as: national illustration competition and artist talk with the main theme: “Restart”, which means starting over everything new. A new spirit in welcoming the post-pandemic transformation. There are many new habits acquired in the new normal. Some new things include habits, hobbies, jobs, and lifestyle are changing and bringing a new atmosphere in our life. These are parts of learning process, as we adapt the new normal during COVID-19 pandemic. It’s time that we not only focus on the health and economical crisis, but also recover and grow to become a stronger nation.

Call for entries
  1. SIIF #3 2021 is open for public and the participation is free of charge.
  2. Participants may submit more than one artwork.
  3. Participants agree to the terms and conditions established by SIIF #3 2021 committee.
  4. Works are created by the participants (Copyright is owned by the participants) and there is no copyright infringement on the work.
  5. Works submitted in softfile (JPG / PNG with a minimum resolution of 2400x3600 pixels, landscape / portrait format).
  6. The submitted work does not contain of pornographic, politic, and race issues.
  7. Participants upload the softfile of their work in *.jpg file format with the file syntax {Country}_{Artist Name}_Artwork Photo_{Artwork Title} to the work submission link address https://siif2021.com/#exhibition, Example: Indonesia_Dina Dinasta_Artwork Photo_Looking Forward .jpg
  8. The artwork will go through the curation process and committee decissions are inviolable.
  9. The artwork’s copyright remains on illustrator.
  10. The committee only display the artwork during exhibition and not entitled to commercialize the work in any form.
  11. Selected works will be showcased in Virtual Gallery SIIF #3 2021.
  12. Submission deadline October 19, 2021.

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National Illustration Competition

National Illustration Competition 2021 is open for students from Indonesia. The work will be judged and selected by a jury professionally. National Illustration Competition 2021 is a series of SIIF #3 2021 events with the theme “Restart” which means starting over everything new. A new spirit in welcoming the post-pandemic transformation. There are many new habits acquired in the new normal. Some new things include habits, hobbies, jobs, and lifestyle are changing and bringing a new atmosphere in our life. These are parts of learning process, as we adapt the new normal during COVID-19 pandemic. It’s time that we not only focus on the health and economical crisis, but also recover and grow to become a stronger nation.

Terms and conditions for participating in this activity can be downloaded in the following attachment.


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Student

Senior high school


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College Student

Bachelor or diploma


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