Category Archives: Prize / Award

Contemporary African Photography Prize. Deadline: Feb 7, 2020

Call for entries:
Ninth edition of the CAP Prize, the Contemporary African Photography Prize

The Contemporary African Photography Prize (CAP Prize) is open for entries to its ninth edition. The prize is directed at photographers whose work engages with the African continent or its diaspora. The five winning entries will be showcased in a series of exhibitions produced in collaboration with major photography festivals in Africa and the rest of the world with the aim of raising the profile of African photography.
The CAP Prize aims to raise the profile of African photography within the arts and to encourage a rethinking of the image of Africa. Each year five winners are selected by an internationally sourced panel of judges, enabling the promotion of African photography worldwide. The CAP Prize is open to artists of any age and descent. Submitted photo series must consist of a minimum of 10, but may not exceed 25 images. The call closes on 7 February 2020. There is no entry fee.
Enter the CAP Prize 2020 now!

Photo Competition on travel (but a serious one). Deadline: Nov. 30, 2019

English (Spanish below / Español abajo)

This competition is open to any creative people, professional or amateur photographers, newcomers or old-timers, photography clubs with Spanish or Portuguese nationality or residency, who can take up the challenge to dream up and design a top quality project suitable for exhibiting in our space in Barcelona, using the concept of a journey, in all senses of the word, as their inspiration.
A jury made up of photographer David Jiménez, teacher and contemporary art critic Carmen Dalmau, the director of Foto Colectania Pepe Font de Mora, the artistic director of the foundation Irene de Mendoza, and Mariano Gijón representing B the travel Brand Xperience, will select the winning exhibition proposal.
The winning proposal will be exhibited in April 2020 in the space of B the travel Brand Xperience in Barcelona (Av. Diagonal, 512) and then go on to be shown in our space in Madrid (C/ Miguel Ángel, 33). Later B the travel brand will decide whether the exhibition will travel to other outlets of the company, such as Lisbon and Palma de Mallorca.
The winning project will receive a maximum of 7,000 euros, out of which 1,000 euros will be prize money and a maximum of 6,000 will go towards production costs and adapting the project for the space in Barcelona.
The competition will be open from 00.01 on September 2,  2019 until 23.59 on November 30 2019. The jury’s decision will be announced before December 23 2019.
Production of the winning proposal: January-March 2020. Exhibition of winning project in B the travel brand space in Barcelona: April 2020. The exhibition will travel to Madrid and possibly to other cities: summer 2020 to late 2022.
Conditions and more info: https://www.xperiencethejourney.com/en

Español

B the Travel Brand, en colaboración con Foto Colectania, lanza THE JOURNEY, un certamen dirigido a fotógrafos/as que hayan explorado el concepto del VIAJE en todas sus posibles interpretaciones.
El jurado formado por David Jiménez, Carmen Dalmau, Pepe Font de Mora, Irene de Mendoza y Mariano Gijón, valorará la mejor propuesta expositiva que será presentada en las salas de B the travel brand Xperience de Barcelona y Madrid.
El proyecto expositivo ganador estará dotado con 7.000 €, de los cuales 1.000 € son en concepto de premio y un máximo de 6.000 € se destinarán a los gastos de producción de obra.
La convocatoria está abierta hasta el 30 de noviembre.
Participa o ¡ayúdanos a correr la voz!

Mas info y condiciones en
http://www.xperiencethejourney.com

MACK First Book Award. Deadline: Jan 20, 2020

The MACK First Book Award is a publishing prize open to artists who have not previously had a book published. The award was established in 2012 to support emerging artists and bodies of work that find a voice through the book form.

The call for submissions emphasises a predilection for projects intended for book form: visual art projects that find a voice through the book. Submissions can include texts, collage and experimental approaches to book-making.

We are looking for unique work of high quality and encourage artists of all ages and nationalities to submit their book projects.

Timeline

11 November 2019
Submissions open

20 January 2020
Submissions close

10 February 2020
Shortlist announced

14 May 2020
Winner announced during Photo London, alongside exhibition of the work

Submission Guidelines

  • Entries are only accepted from artists who have not previously had a book published.

  • All submissions must either be unpublished or self-published book projects. Books that have already been published by a third party publishing house will not be considered.

  • Submissions must consist of coherent book projects and not portfolios of images in book form.

  • All submissions must be received as printed book dummies. Digital submissions in the form of PDFs, ebooks or apps will not be considered.

  • Any text within the book must be supplied with an English translation.

Submissions must be received between 11 November 2019 – 20 January 2020. Entries received before or after these dates will not be considered for the prize.


Submission Instructions

  • A submission form must be completed for each book entry .

  • Please include your name and project title along with your book dummy.

  • If submitting more than one project, please complete separate forms for each entry.

Submissions must be sent to:
MACK
First Book Award
Studio E, Ground Floor
Emperor House, Dragonfly Place
London SE4 2FL
United Kingdom


Returns

Submissions will be available for return in March 2020, after the shortlist has been announced.

  • If you would like your book returned, you must email us a prepaid Royal Mail postage label between 1st-31st March 2020. You can generate the postage label via this link.

  • Please include return packaging with your submission.

  • Please email the postage label to fba@mackbooks.co.uk, clearly stating your name and project title.

  • The postage label expires after 1 working day, so please be sure to email us the label immediately after it has been generated.

  • Please buy postage for a small or medium parcel, not a large letter.

Neither MACK nor any of the sponsors will be held responsible for loss or damage to books submitted.

Ian Parry Scholarship. Deadline: July 5, 2019

Ian Parry was a photojournalist who died while on assignment for The Sunday Times during the Romanian revolution in 1989. He was just 24 years of age. Aidan Sullivan, then picture editor, and Ian’s friends and family created the Ian Parry Scholarship in order to build something positive from such a tragic death.

This years Ian Parry Scholarship is divided into two categories: The Sunday Times Award for Achievement and The Canon Award for Potential.

The entry criteria for both is the same and the judges will make their decisions based on the individual merits of the entries.

Entrants must submit a portfolio and a clear proposal of a project they would undertake if they won the scholarship.

There is no entry fee.

Benefits include:

  • Each winner will receive $3,500 towards their chosen project.
  • Canon Europe continues to support the Scholarship and loans equipment to the winners.
  • Attend a portfolio review day with leading industry experts in London.
  • Mentorship Programme, we offer a year-long personal Mentorship to the winner of The Canon Award for Potential. The 2019 mentor is former Ian Parry Award recipient and highly respected Magnum photographer Jonas Bendiksen.
  • The winner of The Canon Award for Potential will have the opportunity to take part in the Transmissions Programme at Visa Pour L’Image in Perpignan.
  • World Press Photo, automatically accepts the winner of the Achievement Award into its final list of nominees for the Joop Swart Masterclass in Amsterdam.
  • Your work will appear in The Sunday Times Magazine, our media sponsor.
  • Anyone who enters the 2019 scholarship will be eligible to join us for a portfolio review day in London with leading industry experts.

 

To enter this year’s Ian Parry Scholarship, you will need to meet the following entry criteria:
1)      A covering letter including your name, date of birth, permanent address, personal email address, personal telephone number, and if applicable, college, course title and course tutor.
2)      A detailed project proposal explaining your proposed project to us and outlining what the $3500 would enable you to shoot. It should be noted that this written section is considered extremely important. The judges will need to be impressed by your ability to produce a convincing project proposal as well as your photography skills.
3)      A portfolio of 12 (low resolution) photographs, either a photo essay or individual photos.
4)      Extended captions  for each image as a word document.
Please follow the instructions on our submit form carefully.

Entries must be received by the 5th of July 2019 

For details go to www.ianparry.org 

 

LBS Photography Awards. Deadline: March 22, 2019

The LBS Photography Awards are now accepting entries for their second edition. A new theme, When Worlds Collide, highlights the power of business innovation to join together previously disconnected ideas. Conceived by an MBA student, the Awards aim to showcase the ways that business shapes lives, communities and the environment.

 

We invite submissions of five to ten images from both professional and amateur photographers aged over 18 in the UK and worldwide. Eight photo-series will be shortlisted for exhibition at LBS’S London Campus, where the winner will be announced as part of the exhibition’s opening night on 8 May, 2019. The winning entry will receive £ 2,000 cash prize and feature in the London Business School Review (LBSR).

 

The Awards team are delighted to announce the 2019 jury members; Fiona Rogers, Chief Operating Officer at Magnum Photos and founder of Firecracker, a platform supporting female photographers; Mona Boshnaq, Photo Editor at The New York Times; Andrew Dunnett, Director, Vodafone Foundation; and Michael Benson, Founding Director, Candlestar/Photo London. They will be joined by representatives from the LBS Photography Club.

 

The submission deadline is Friday 22 March 2019 (23:59 GMT). Applications must be submitted by completing the online application form at lbsphotographyawards.com.

Grand Prix Images Vevey and Book Award. Deadline: Feb. 28, 2019

Over CHF 50,000 in creation-support grants and the opportunity to be exhibited at the next Festival Images Vevey in 2020!

Professional artists and photographers, as well as those in training, have until February 28th, to participate to the Grand Prix Images Vevey and the Images Vevey Book Award 2019/2020.

The Grand Prix Images Vevey is a creation-support grant for photography projects. The award, worth some CHF 40,000 (approx. EUR 35,000), enables one artist to develop an original project over a year that will be presented at the next Festival Images Vevey 2020. The grant represents unique support for contemporary creation, with complete freedom of choice over subject and genre

The Images Vevey Book Award is a grant worth CHF 10,000 (approx. EUR 9,000) that supports the creation of a book project which showcases an optimal and original balance between publication format and photographic content. It provides a financial contribution that aims to encourage artists to take risks and to innovate, in order for them to develop a suitable and sophisticated publication format for their photography project.

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Plus de 50’000 CHF de bourses d’aide à la création et la possibilité d’exposer au prochain Festival Images Vevey en 2020!

Artistes et photographes professionels ou en formation ont jusqu’au 28 février pour participer au Grand Prix Images Vevey et au Prix du Livre Images Vevey 2019/2020.

Grand Prix Images Vevey Jury

L’artiste indienne de renommée internationale Dayanita Singh présidera le jury du Grand Prix Images Vevey 2019/2020, composé d’Emma Bowkett, directrice de la photographie, Financial Times FT Weekend Magazine; de Lesley A. Martin, directrice artistique, Fondation Aperture; de Christoph Wiesner, directeur artistique, Paris Photo et de Francesco Zanot, commissaire d’exposition indépendant.

Ce jury de professionnels de l’image se réunira à Vevey du 3 au 5 mai 2019 pour examiner les projets soumis dans le cadre du Grand Prix Images Vevey et du Prix du Livre Images Vevey.

Grand Prix Images Vevey

Le Grand Prix Images Vevey est une bourse d’aide à la création photographique. Ce prix de quelques CHF 40’000 (env. € 35’000) permet à un artiste de développer un projet inédit en un an pour ensuite le présenter au Festival Images Vevey 2020. Ce concours représente un soutien unique à la création contemporaine avec une liberté de choix du sujet comme du genre.

Images Vevey Book Award

Le Prix du Livre Images Vevey est un soutien de CHF 10’000.- (env. € 9’000) à un projet éditorial proposant une adéquation optimale et surprenante entre la forme de la publication et le contenu photographique. Il vise à apporter un complément financier incitant l’artiste à prendre des risques et à innover afin de donner à son projet photographique la forme éditoriale la plus aboutie et la plus adéquate possible.

MARGARET CAMERON AWARD. DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 27, 2019

RULES OF ENTRY

The Gala Awards, with the sponsorship of the Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography invites women photographers worldwide to submit images to 13th Edition of The Julia Margaret Cameron Award.

This Award is open to women photographers, professional and amateur, working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought. Traditional, contemporary, avant-garde, creative and experimental works that include old and new processes, mixed techniques, and challenging personal, emotional or political statements will be welcome.

DATES

Early Bird Deadline (20% off on entry fees): January 30, 2019 at 11:59pm PST (Los Angeles Time)
Apply the coupon 20OFFJAN30 when checking in the registration form to get the 20% discount

Finale Deadline: February 27, 2019 at 11:59pm PST

Jurors’ announcement: 45-60 days after the final deadline.

AWARDS AND EXHIBITION SELECTION

The Jurors of the 13th Julia Margaret Cameron Award will select one Winner in the Professional Section and One Winner in the Non-Professional Section.

The Gala Awards will organize a solo exhibition for each overall Winner in the respective sections (Pro and Non Pro) taking care of all exhibition expenses, including printing and framing of up to 20 photographs each. The exhibition will be held in the Valid Foto Gallery in Barcelona on October 2019. The organization will have the right to change the venue and date in case of unforeseen circumstances. A curator designed by The Gala Award will assist the Winners in the selection of the work to be exhibited and will take care of the exhibition setup.

The two overall winners in the Pro and Non Pro sections will receive -on top of the fully-paid solo exhibition- US$1,500 each to cover travel and lodging expenses to attend the opening reception.

Collective exhibition of category winners and category honorable mentions. The Jurors will also select, in both Pro and Non-Pro Sections, runners up and honorable mentions, as well as a short list of finalists. All these selected photographers will be invited to exhibit (with the category winners) in a collective exhibition in a space contiguous to the solo exhibition of the two the overall winners. In the collective exhibition, the exhibition organization and venue costs will be borne by The Gala Awards, while the exhibitors will be charged for printing and framing as well as setup costs (hanging, labelling, and insurance) in the amount of $250, approximately, per piece. To participate in the exhibition artists will have to be able to submit high resolution files of 300dpi suitable for fine art printing.

Images of all awardees (Winners, Runner Ups, Honorable Mentions, and Finalists) will be exhibited online in The Gala Awards’ website during a minimum of two years.

All winners and honorable mentions will receive certificates of award.

 

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