POPCAP ’13 Call for Contemporary African Photography. Deadline: May 1, 2013.

Call for Entries to POPCAP ’13!

4 Reasons Why to Enter!

  1. Top 5 entries will be exhibited before and during Art | Basel 44 in a public show
  2. Top 5 entries will be on exhibited as part of PhotoIreland ’13
  3. Top 5 entries will be included in the piclet.org artists directory
  4. Top 5 entries are considered to get published in European Photography Magazine

About POPCAP ´13

POPCAP is a prize for contemporary African photography that is awarded to photographic portfolios dealing with African themes. Submissions will be judged by a panel of seventeen internationally-sourced judges, with the winning entries publicly exhibited before and during Art Basel 44 and at PhotoIreland 2013, and the winner’s photographic collection presented in European Photography magazine.

> The top 5 entries will be exhibited during Art | Basel 44

> The top 5 entries will be on exhibited as part of PhotoIreland 2013
> The top 5 entries will be included in the piclet.org artists directory

> The top 5 entries are considered to get published in European Photography

The competition is open to photographers of any age and descent. Eligible submissions are visual narratives comprising between 10 and 25 images, and must relate to an African theme. There is no entry fee. The winners are selected by 17 internationally renowned judges.

POPCAP was awarded for the first time in 2012, with five winners chosen from 140 submissions by a panel of nine internationally-sourced judges. This year the five chosen works will be presented to both the international arts community and the general public during Art Basel 44 as well as at PhotoIreland 2013. During POPCAP ‘13 we will aim to maintain a constant discourse regarding African topics through public events running alongside the exhibition, with the overall objective of enhancing awareness of African themes in the arts. Due to its extensive application in a day-to-day context, we consider photography to be the ideal medium from which to foster an unhindered exchange of ideas. At piclet.org we are interested in the idea of bringing networking back into the real world via social media and events such as POPCAP ‘13. piclet.org was launched in 2009 by Berlin-based media artist Benjamin Fuglister as an international online portal for the presentation of contemporary photographers’ portfolios and as an international directory of important festivals, creative publications and institutions for photography.

POPCAP ’13 – Team

Benjamin Füglister, creative management POPCAP ’13piclet.org / POPCAP ’13
Reichenberger Strasse 101
10999 Berlin, Germany
popcap13 [at] piclet.org
T +49 30 6290 8006


Angela Nyffeler,
administrative management POPCAP ’13

Verein Liaison / POPCAP ’13
Quellenstrasse 27
8005 Zürich, Switzerland
media [at] piclet.org
T +41 44 450 15 77

 

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