URBAN 2017 Photo Awards
€ 4,000 total prize value.Maurizio Galimberti Jury President
Subscriptions open to URBAN 2017 Photo Awards, international contest organized by Italian cultural association dotART together with media partners Photographers.it and Sprea Fotografia.
URBAN 2017 is divided into two sections dedicated to Urban Photography, a theme that explores the contemporary through all forms of photography based in the urban fabric. The common denominator is the City, the urban environment and humanity that populates it. The first section is “Themed Photos” (with 7 thematic areas: Street Photography, Architecture, Social City, Urban Art, Transport, Green Life, Visions), the second is “Projects & Portfolios” where each participant can submit a series of images oriented to show his or her idea through photographs.
To take part, just follow the instructions on Upload page.
Works must be submitted no later than May 31st, 2017 and will be selected by a prestigious Jury composed by:
Maurizio Galimberti (Jury President, international photographer and artist famous for its Polaroid mosaics)
Monika Bulaj (photographer, reporter and filmmaker)
Denis Curti (“Casa dei Tre Oci” museum in Venice art director)
Elena Uljančić-Veki (director of Poreč Museum, Croatia)
Aida Muluneh (Ethiopian photographer and founder of Addis Foto Fest, the biggest African photo festival)
Angelo Cucchetto (founder of Photographers.it and Trieste Photo Days art director)
Ania Klosek (Polish street photographer)
Rathika Ramsamy (Indian naturalist photographer)
Bob Patterson (Street photographer Magazine editor)
Grzegorz Kosmala (doc! magazine photo editor)
Karol Liver (Irish photographer and founder and chief editor of Prism Magazine)
Mozart Mesquita (partner in FHOX, oldest publication focused in the universe of the image in Brazil)
Rohit Vohra (indian street photographer)
As Jury President, Maurizio Galimberti will choose and award URBAN 2017 Winner at the end of October during Trieste Photo Days 2017, international photography festival organized by dotART.
The total prize money is more than € 4,000 (€ 1,3000 for the Winner). There will also be other prizes offered by URBAN’s technical partners. The best photos will be published on URBAN unveils the City and its secrets photobook.
Other than regular prizes, URBAN gives the chance to the best ranked photographers to enter its tour of travelling photo exhibitions, the real and tangible value of this contest. Since 2011 URBAN has setup exhibitions in Poland (Krakow, Łódź and Warsaw), Hungary (Budapest, Pécs and Miskolc), Germany (Berlin), Cyprus (Limassol, Paphos and Nicosia), Latvia (Riga), Croatia (Poreč), Slovenia (Koper), Ukraine (Sumy), Colombia (Bucaramanga) and Italy (Trieste and Rome).
Subscription are open till May 31st, 2017 on www.urbanphotoawards.com.