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Bird in Flight Prize: Award for Unconventional Photographers
Bird in Flight Prize is an international award for innovative approach in creating a photo story. We are not looking for the conventional photo projects that adhere to societal norms and expectations. Our goal is to find new storytelling ways and approaches.
Photographers from all over the globe are welcome to participate. There are no restrictions when it comes to themes and subject matter.
ird in Flight Prize panel of judges:
1. Maarten Schilt, the Netherlands, a founder and director of Schilt Publishing.
2. Hester Keijser, the Netherlands, independent curator, author.
3. Arnis Balčus, Latvia, photographer, teacher, chief editor, director of Riga Photomonth Festival.
4. Sasha Kurmaz, Ukraine, photographer, artist.
5. Roman Pyatkovka, Ukraine, photographer, artist.
6. Donald Weber, Canada, photographer, professor.
7. Roger Ballen, the South African Republic, photographer, artist.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Ten series from the short list will be featured on the website of Bird in Flight, published in the catalogue Photo Kyiv, and displayed at the exhibition which will take place at the Photo Kyiv fair event 1-4 Nov.
There will be a special nomination, courtesy of partner of the contest Panasonic. The winner will be determined by open voting through the website of the competition. Prize for this nomination will be camera Panasonic Lumix G9.
Ten participants will receive an opportunity to get the in-depth overview of their work by members of the judges' panel Roman Pyatkovka, Hester Keijser, and Donald Weber. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
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In general, some of the photos:
- will be published on Bird in Flight website;
- will be published in the catalogue Photo Kyiv;
- will be displayed at the exhibition which will take place at the Photo Kyiv fair event 1-4 Nov.
Published pieces will have proper footnotes.
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