Celeste Prize is an international photography prize which supports quality work by photographers in a worldwide, talent scouting environment. Every year thousands of photographers use the prize to promote their works and their careers.
Photography Prize, best single work – 4,000 euro. Media accepted: digital or analogue photography; computer graphic modeling; net/web art and software art presented in a 2D format; works in which several media are used, for example digital manipulations which include the use of painting or other forms of manual expression, collages, polaroids, mobile phone photographs, etc. Diptychs or triptychs are considered one work. There is no limit to the size of works accepted. 10 Works will be selected for the final exhibition by the ‘Photography & Digital Graphics’ specialist panel.
Project Prize , best project – 4,000 euro. Artists are encouraged to present works which investigate relevant social, political, economic or personal themes today. Up to 10 works in any media can be included in a project for this new prize. Each project must consider an exhibition area of 6x6metres and the use of 6 linear-metre wall space. 3 Projects will be selected by the chief-curator Elena Sorokina for the final exhibition.
This year’s team of international selectors is led by Elena Sorokina, independent curator based in Paris, France.
Antonia Alampi – Curator at Beirut Art Centre, Cairo, Egypt
Natasa Petresin Bachelez – Chief-Editor Manifesta Journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Daniele Balit – Independent curator and critic, France
Daria de Beauvais – Curator at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Jelle Bouwhuis – Curator at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Andrea Bruciati – Independent curator and critic, Italy
Katerina Chuchalina – Curator at V-A-C Foundation, Moscow, Russia
Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield – Independent curator and philosopher, UK
N’Goné Fall – Independent curator and founder of Gaw-Lab, Senegal
Andrew Hunt – Director of Spacex, Exeter, UK
Mélanie Mermod – Independent curator, Switzerland
Solvej Helweg Ovesen – Artistic Director at Grosses Treffen, Berlin, Germany
Deadline for entries is 30 July 2014.
Entry fee payable online is 50 euro / work; 90 euro / project (includes up to 10 works)
Celeste Prize 2014 is supported by Celeste Network, a 57,000 member social network for contemporary photography and arts, which includes gallerists, curators, critics, art organizers, collectors and many artists. Celeste Network is a fertile environment in which to promote artwork, make contact and start up art projects around the world. Take a look at Celeste Network, you can sign up and have your free page, then decide later if you wish to join the prize.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Project Prize , best project - 4,000 euro
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