Photography and Literature
an international photography competition dealing with the challenge of literature
We read – we read a lot, and often. – Words, texts, writings.
But what about the language of images? – An image can say more than a thousand words.
“… literature is one-eyed. The laughing eye is missing” (Erich Kästner)
This competition is aimed at photographers, and is for works inspired by specific works of literature. The choice of literary form (poetry, prose, drama etc.) is open. Only one entry per person will be accepted. The entry shall not exceed 9MB, no larger than 50 x 70 cm.
10 winners will be chosen by a jury, and the winning photographs will be exhibited as part of the German Language Literature Festival taking place from the 29th June to 3rd July 2016 in Klagenfurt, Austria. They will be shown in the KELAG-café in the Carinthian Regional Broadcasting Studios during this time.There will be a presentation at the Musilinstitut.
Jury members: Anne Hillenbach, Katarzyna Majak, Gabriele Rothemann
The main prizes are 800€ for First Place, 500€ for Second Place, and 300€ for Third Place, sponsored by KELAG.
Website with German, French and English version of the Call: http://www.wortimbild.at/2015/ausschreibung.html
Deadline for applications is: 9th May 2016, 21:59 CET