Friday, June 8, 2012
Submissions are open for the International Photography Award EMERGENTES DST, an initiative by Domingos da Silva Teixeira company and organised by the Festival Encontros da Imagem that aims to award the best Contemporary Photography portfolio of 2012.
The award is open to all creatives worldwide (amateurs and professionals) who use photography as relevant medium of their artistic portfolio.
On a first stage (preselection), the candidates must submit online, an original and updated portfolio containing up to 20 images (colour or black&white), in digital format. The images must be sent until August 15th, 2012. The fee to enter this first submission is 20 Euros, done by bank transfer to Encontros da Imagem (The Art Inquirer contacted one of the organizers and it's almost certain that they will accept Paypal)
An international juri will preselect 70 authors. These will be invited to submit their portfolios to be reviewed by specialists in the field.
The critics will value originality, concept and consistency of the project.
Finalists will be informed about the results until September 1, 2012.
Until September 15, finalists will have to select 6 specialists to examine and give an exposition of their portfolio, which will take place during the Festival Encontros da Imagem, between 19 and 20 of September.
Each session is individual and will last 20 minutes.
The participation fee for this second stage is 100 Euros (includes a Encontros da Imagem 2012 catalogue)
Finalists must upload a photography of their choice, in digital format (40x50cm and 300dpi) to be exhibited in the inauguration of Encontros da Imagem, September 15.
The winner will be announced during a formal ceremony on September 22, at Theatro Circo in Braga, and awarded with the International Photography Award EMERGENTES DST of 7,500 Euros in cash.
An exhibition of the finalists' portfolios will also take place.
The awarded author's works will be exhibited at the official section of Encontros da Imagem 2013.
For more information on how to participate, contact email@example.com or call +351 253 278 633.