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August Sander Award. Deadline: Jan. 24, 2020

August Sander Award. Prize for Portrait Photography
Open for artists up to 40 years old
Application deadline: 24 January 2020

The August Sander Award – Prize for Portrait Photography, sponsored by Ulla Bartenbach and Prof. Dr. Kurt Bartenbach in collaboration with Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne will be awarded for the second time in 2020.

The prize is designed to promote young artists working in the field of documentary and conceptual photography. In honor of August Sander’s seminal contribution to portrait photography, the candidates’ photographic work should primarily focus on portraiture. The prize is awarded every two years.

National and international artists aged 40 and under who work mainly with photography are eligible to enter. The prize is endowed with €5,000. Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur will also organize, if possible, a solo exhibition of the winners’ works in cooperation with the artist.

The artist should submit a largely completed series of no more than 20 photographs. Only works that form a thematically coherent group or sequence will be reviewed; individual images will not be considered. Submitted works must not have won prizes at other competitions.

The jury is composed of five members: Rineke Dijkstra, artist, Amsterdam; Douglas Eklund, curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Prof. Dr. Ursula Frohne, art historian, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster; Dr. Anja Bartenbach, sponsor family; Gabriele Conrath-Scholl, director, Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne.

A shortlist will be published at the end of March 2020. The winner will be announced at the end of April 2020. The award ceremony will take place in September 2020 on the premises of Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur in Cologne. The closing date is 24 January 2020. Details of terms and conditions for submissions can be downloaded here.

More information and application:

Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur, Köln
Im Mediapark 7 . 50670 Cologne
T +49 (0)221-88895300
photographie@sk-kultur.de
http://www.photographie-sk-kultur.de

Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur, Köln

 

August Sander Prize for portrait photography. Deadline: Feb. 28, 2018 

A new prize for portrait photography will be awarded every two years from 2018. The “August Sander Prize” is endowed with 5,000. – € and is sponsored by Ulla Bartenbach and Prof. Dr. Kurt Bartenbach in cooperation with the Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne.
In addition to the prize money, an exhibition in the Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur will be organised in consultation with the prizewinner.
The awarding of the prize combines the idea of promoting young contemporary artistic approaches in the sense of factual and conceptual photography. National and international artists up to 40 years of age with a focus on photography are eligible to participate.
The naming of the prize is explained by the fact that The Photographic Collection/SK Foundation Culture owns the August Sander Archive, the world’s largest collection of original works by August Sander (1876-1964). Against the background of August Sander’s important portrait photographs, the photographic works of the applicants should primarily relate to the theme of the human portrait.
The jury is made up of five members: a curator, an art historian from the academic field, an artist, a representative of the founding family and a representative of the Photographical Collection/SK Foundation Culture.
The closing date for entries is 28 February 2018 and the prize-giving ceremony will take place in September 2018 at the Photographische Sammlung. The complete invitation to tender including all the conditions of the competition can be found at the following web address: http://bit.ly/2ylRG2D

The Photographical Collection/SK Stiftung Kultur
Im Mediapark 7 50670 Cologne
Tel.: +49 221 / 888 95 300 Fax: +49 221 / 888 95 301

E-Mail: photographie@sk-kultur.de

www.photographie-sk-kultur.de

 

Translated from German with http://www.DeepL.com/Translator

New Photography Festival Call, Belgium. Deadline:Jan. 23, 2017

Next summer the Cultural Centre of Palethe will organize the first edition of a two-yearly international photo festival ‘Lens op de mens’ (Spotlight on people) in Overpelt (Belgium).

 All professional and keen amateur photographers from around the world are welcome in Overpelt to show their most photogenic work to a large public. For this edition the subject is the human portrait.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

SUBMITTING PHOTOS

The competition is open for professional and amateur photographers of a high level.

  • The theme of the photos is ‘Lens op de mens’ meaning that photos have to be about people in the large meaning of the word. For example, photos can represent documentaries or art.

  • Every photographer can upload a maximum of 5 photos. Photos have to be taken in 2014, 2015, 2016 of 2017. The photographer has to pay a maximum of 20 euro incl. VAT for every photo uploaded to share costs.

  • You can submit photos up until midnight 23 January 2017.

  • Photos are selected by an international jury depending on photographic qualities. It is not possible to appeal against their decision.

  • The copyright of all images submitted remains with the copyright holder. However the Overpelt Photo Festival ‘Lens op de Mens’ reserves the right to use any of the images submitted, without payment, for display and publicity purposes for this and future Overpelt Photo Festival projects. It is vital that the candidate obtains the permission of the client and/or the copyright holder and any relevant model release forms, where appropriate before submitting the work.

  • Photos have to be submitted as jpg-files, compression High (10-12). The longest side of the pictures must be 50 cm (= 5906 pixels at 300 dpi).

  • The filename must be composed as:Name_First Name_Title_number.jpg

  • When the festival is finished and the exhibition is dismantled, the photographer can collect all photos. This will be between 18 and 28 September 2017 at set days and times. These will be advised at a future date. If the photographer doesn’t collect the photos, they will automatically become property of the organization. Photos selected for other exhibitions can’t be collected by the photographer.

EXHIBITION

  • All photos will be exhibited during the exhibition. The selected photos will be printed; all other photos will be digital.

  • The selected photos will be printed by the organization without any cost to the participating photographer.

  • The name of the photographer will be displayed under each photo by the organization. Logos of partners and sponsors can also be included under the photo.

  • Photos can be selected by the organisation and may be passed on to other exhibitions. These photos will remain property of the organization. We will notify the selected photographers by E-mail.

  • Any indecent or pornographic photos will be refused by the organization.

PRIZES

  • The selected photos are automatically entered into a competition. Prizes are awarded in different categories.

Awards for amateur photographers:
– gold
– silver
– bronze
– honorable mentioning

Awards for professional photographers
– gold
– silver
– bronze
– honorable mentioning

Prize for the most promising photographer younger than 30 years old.

Prize for the most artistic photo

Prize of the public:  Visitors to the exhibition will have the chance to vote for their favourite photo. During the closing ceremony the prize of the public will be revealed.

Participants agree to all rules when submitting photos

Participate

GENERAL RULES

  • By submitting the photos and the registration document using WeTransfer the photographer gives permission for the submitted photos to be used at the international photo festival ‘Lens op de Mens’

  • Your registration will be accepted after the organisation receives the photo’s, the registration document and the payment.

Head On Photo Festival Australia Call. Deadline: Feb 28, 2016

Head On Photo Festival is calling for entries to the Head On Awards over 4 prizes – Portrait, Landscape, Mobile and Student. Finalists of each prize will be exhibited during Head On Photo Festival 2016, Australia’s leading photography festival.

The prizes are open internationally in all categories (except Students) and entrants can enter up to 5 works into each category. Submitted works do NOT have to have been taken in the past 12 months.

Judges across the 5 categories are:

Alison Zavos, Publisher/Managing Editor, Feature Shoot
Alyx Gorman, Editor, Time Out Sydney
Dimitri Beck, Editor in Chief, Polka Magazine
Louise Whelan, Award winning Sydney-based photorapher and educator
Matt Black, Magnum Photos nominee, Time Magazine’s Instagram photographer of the year in 2014
Michael Grecco, Award winning Los Angeles based Photographer
Michael Reid, Director, Michael Reid Gallery
Moshe Rosenzveig, Head On Photo Festival Director
Myles Little, Award-winning photo editor, TIME Magazine
Sally Brownbill, leading consultant for the creative industries
Ron Haviv, Award winning photographer and founder, VII Photo Agency
3 winners per category will be awarded prizes. Total prize pool over $50,000

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION Sunday 11pm (EDT, Australia time) 28 February 2016. Students: Sunday 11pm 6 March 2016.

Winners of each category will be announced on 29 April 2016 at the Festival grand opening in Sydney Town Hall

Individual Terms and Conditions are listed below:

Portrait Prize Terms & Conditions

Landscape Prize Terms & Conditions

Mobile Prize Terms & Conditions

Student Prize Terms & Conditions