MARKET PHOTO WORKSHOP JUSTPHOTO CONTEST: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

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Deadline

11 September 2020

Opportunity Description

Submissions for the Market Photo Workshop’s JUSTPHOTO Contest is now open to African photographers practicing in Africa until 11 September 2020.

The JUSTPHOTO Contest seeks to promote new photography works of social responsibility, activism and ethical investigation by African photographers practising in Africa.

Photographers of winning submissions will be announced on the 23 September 2020. The winning submission will be exhibited online on https://photoformafrica.com/, a digital space for African visual cultures established by the Market Photo Workshop.

Overall winner

  • Will receive R12,000 Cash Prize.
  • Participate in JUSTPHOTO Contest online exhibition at https://photoformafrica.com/
  • Feature in the Market Theatre Foundation’s Monthly Newsletter, BUZZ
  • Receive Market Photo Workshop membership for a year.

Winner of 2nd place

  • Will receive R8,000 Cash Prize.
  • Participate in JUSTPHOTO Contest online exhibition at https://photoformafrica.com/
  • Receive Market Photo Workshop membership for a year.

Winner of 3rd place

All queries must be submitted by email at justphoto@marketphotoworkshop.co.za

How to Apply

Submission Procedure

  • Submit a new photography body of work with at least 12 – 20 digital low-resolution JPG images. Maximum of 20 low-resolution files in total (max. 5MB). All images must be new work developed during June 2020 – September 2020. Please note: a selection of random photos will not be considered.
  • Submit a brief description between 500 – 850 words about the visual story in a Word document.
  • Include a 150-word personal biography in a Word document.
  • Photographers must have full rights to all the images submitted and have obtained relevant agreements/permissions with the likeness in the images.

Candidate Selection

  • A panel of judges appointed by the Market Photo Workshop will participate in the selection process.
  • Shortlisted candidates must be available for a critique session of their submissions with the judges soon thereafter.

For your submissions visit this link: https://marketphotoworkshop.submittable.com/submit