Grand Prix Fotofestiwal Lodz, Poland, 2014
Deadline for submissions is 16th of December 2013. The winner will receive the prize of 10,000 PLN (about 2300 euro). Works of the winner and eight finalists will be presented at the exhibition during Fotofestiwal in June 2014 and as a slide show during international festivals of photography.
Grand Prix Fotofestiwal is a competition organized every year, during which we are awarding the prizes to those artists who present cohesive ideas, brave visions as well as excellent photographic technique and who use the photographic language in a conscious manner. We want to present interesting personalities and new trends of contemporary photography. This invitation is directed at individual photographers. The formula of the competition is open and there are no thematic, age or geographical restrictions. The jury consisting of international curators shall choose one winner and eight finalists from the sent pictures.
– 10.000 PLN (≈2300 euro) – MAIN PRIZE
– the exhibition of all finalists in frame of International Festival of Photography (over 20.000 viewers)
– slide show promoting all finalists during international photography festivals, such as: FORMAT International Festival of Photography in Derby (UK), Encontros da Imagem, Braga (Portugal), Photoireland, Dublin (Ireland), Photoville (New York)
– GUP honourable mentioned – portfolio presented in online GUP Magazine (25.000 viewers monthly)
Peggy Sue Amison, Artistic Director for the Sirius Arts Centre in Cobh, Ireland
Krzysztof Candrowicz, director of FOTOFESTIWAL International Festival of Photography in Łódź, Poland
Louise Clements, Artistic Director of QUAD & FORMAT International Photography Festival; UK
Claudia Hinterseer, Independent Photography Professional, The Netherlands
Adam Mazur, Curator, Chef Editor of „SZUM” magazine, Poland
Rafał Milach, Photographer, Co-founder of Sputnik Photos, Poland
Marta Szymańska, Programme Director of FOTOFESTIWAL International Festival of Photography in Łódź, Poland
Jakub Śwircz, Curator, Lecturer, Poland
Erik Vroons, Chief Editor of “GUP” magazine, The Netherlands