NijiPop Artist Alley Terms and Conditions

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General Booth Terms and Conditions

All Artist Alley Booths are also subject to the NijiPop General Booth Terms and Conditions. Please read the General Booth Terms and Conditions before agreeing or proceeding with your application and confirmation.

Artist Alley Sales Policy

The Artist Alley at NijiPop Culture Festival aims to original content from artists related to Japanese pop culture. We highly encourage the presentation of unique, interesting, and quality items. We eagerly anticipate the diverse and innovative creations from our participants each year. Below are policies concerning the types of merchandise permissible for sale. It is crucial to adhere to these sales guidelines; non-compliance are subject to the Two Strike Rule.

Artist Alley participants are not allowed to resell merchandise from other stores or concessionaires. All products sold from the artist alley must not be mass produced. Products must be created by the artists themselves. In cases of the assisted production of items such as shirts, keychains, and similar items, the artist must be the creator of the design that was used in the product. Non-compliance will result in expulsion from the event.

Kindly be informed that tables who generate excessive crowds leading to traffic disruption may be relocated or temporarily halted.

AI Art and Art Theft Policy

NijiPop Culture Festival prioritizes artistic integrity and creator rights. We have a zero-tolerance policy against AI-generated art and art theft.

Works generated or modified by artificial intelligence (AI) software in any way is strictly prohibited at NijiPop Culture Festival. We encourage genuine creativity from human artists.

Art theft, including unauthorized use, reproduction, distribution, or sale of another artist's work, is strongly condemned. Stolen art reported during the event will be promptly investigated, and the offending item will be removed from displays with its sales halted.

Adopt-An-Artist Policy

Adopting or including an artist to your table that did not pass the screening is not allowed. If you wish to collaborate with another artist, please make sure that all artists have passed the NijiPop Artist Alley Screening individually or together as a group. You may submit your joint confirmation form afterwards regardless of the method of screening (individual or group) with all the artists that you wish to collaborate provided that all of the applicants passed the NijiPop Artist Alley Screening process.