2018 Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography - PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD

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The Call for Entries titled 2018 Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography is now open!

2018 Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography is calling for entries. Below you can find all details about this competition:

2018 Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography

The 2018 Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography has been recently opened for entries, organised by PHOTO IS:RAEL and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund, now in its 3rd year awards photographers whose work has demonstrated excellence in the field of photography.


About

The Meitar Award is an international prize awarded for excellence in the field of photography, an initiative of PHOTO IS:RAEL, a non-profit community and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund.
Now on its 3rd year, the Meitar Award is awarded to a photographer whose work has demonstrated excellence in the field of photography.

By submitting your work, you will have the opportunity to showcase it to a world-class jury, and have the chance to win a grant of $14,000 that includes a one-year long cooperation with a curator and a solo exhibition.

Submission requirements:

• You may submit 1 entry only.

• All images must be in JPEG/JPG format, at least 1000px on their long side and no bigger than 2mb each.

• There is no restriction to submitting work that has already been part of other photo competitions.

• Any manipulation of the photo is possible.

Judges are looking for a unique and interesting personal language expressed in a body of work. By the terms ‘body of work’ we are referring to a group of separate images united together around a particular theme, or a number of pictures that when shown together make up a cohesive whole.

All works will be judged on originality and fluency. The jury will choose the body of work which in their opinion has the potential to form a part of an upcoming solo exhibition.

The jury, compiled of internationally renowned professionals, will select a shortlist of 20 finalists whose works will be officially announced and presented in a group exhibition at the Israel Photography Festival in Tel Aviv during the month of November 2018. Following the finalists’ exhibition at the International Photography Festival in Tel-Aviv in November 2018, the exhibition will move to Head On in Sydney where it will be exhibited in May 2019.

The early registration fee is $42 per series. Please note that starting from September 7 the entry fee will become $54.

Eligibility

This photography award is open to any photographer.

Prize

The jury will select the winner of the Meitar Award 2018 from the shortlist. The winner will receive a grant of $14,000, as well as a solo exhibition at the Israel Photography Festival 2019.

The $14,000 award includes a $2,500 cash prize, with the balance of $11,500 to be used in assisting the winner in producing a solo exhibition for the International Photography Festival in 2019. A professional curator will accompany the process.

Call For Entries Info

For all further informations about the competition 2018 Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography or to submit your works visit the following official website: https://www.photoisrael.org/meitar/

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