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Deadline: April 03, 2013
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: $35 up 10 images / Free for Projekt30 members

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Food Photo Contest

food We are a society obsessed with food. “What not to eat, what to eat, and how much?” are questions which answers define us both individually and collectively. If we look back into art history, we see a very different vision of beauty. Images of rotund men and women, in finery or nude, meet our gaze in the artworks of antiquity. The well-off were well-fed and flaunted their hard earned flesh in painting and sculpture. Compare them to the models that grace the covers of today’s magazines who must sweat, starve, and photoshop their way to glamour.

In today’s world of abundance, consider what you might infer about these imaginary people just by a description of their diets:

A vegan that refuses to eat any product derived from an animal.
A man that goes to Burger King everyday for lunch.
A woman that eats nothing at all if she can help it, only a few drinks when out on the town.

Many reading this have already formed a mental picture of what these people might look like and how they might act. Just from a single sentence describing what they choose to eat.

There is also a darker side to food. Even with the world’s population at 7 billion and counting, there is still more then enough food to go around, yet some people starve. Food can be a great means by which one person or group can leverage control over another. It’s no coincidence that when despots come to power, one of their first actions is usually to seize control of the food supply.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Food will be publicly juried, meaning all artists receive exposure. At the conclusion of the jurying period, 30 artists will be selected for the final show. During both the jurying period and the final exhibition, invitations will be sent to our extensive mailing list of galleries, collectors, and patrons all around the world. ELIGIBILITY: International / 18+ Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Artists retain the copyright to the images submitted. USAGE RIGHTS: Participants grant to us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to utilize the artwork, titles, textual information, to advertise, market, promote, and publicize in any manner including but not limited to all areas of the website, our affiliate sites, in internet advertising and hard copy marketing materials.

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