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“Reclaiming your Rights” 2019 Photo Competition
What does access to reclaiming your rights look like to persons with disabilities in the European Union?
How does one capture what justice looks like in a single image, let alone access to it? We are extending the question to you in an appeal to your creativity for this year’s EDF photo competition “Reclaiming your Rights”.
Whether it be portraits of activists, survivors, images of voting, court proceedings, rallies, speeches, etc., we are looking for engaging visuals that put forward the experience of people with disabilities throughout the political, legal and justice system – in a single photograph, of which three will be selected for prizes. Furthermore, as part of the Just4All project launched last November, some of the submitted images will be used to illustrate a report compiling positive practices currently facilitating access to justice for persons with disabilities in the European Union.
Thank you to the Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People for granting us permission to borrow and share their archive photo of Chris Hughes (1961-2018) a relentless and beloved activist who fought for disability and LGBT+ rights in the UK until his passing last November. We were inspired by this image of uncompromised demands for access and justice for all, as well as by Chris’ advocacy legacy. We hope you are too.
Submit entries to: Naomi Mabita – [email protected]
Deadline: 15th of September 2019 23.59 CET
Contest Prize & TERMS
2nd place award: 300 euros
3rd place award: 200 euros
These 3 final nominees will also be invited to Brussels to take part in the European Day of Persons with Disabilities organised by the European Commission on the 28-29 November 2019, in Brussels. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: The Copyright for each image entered will remain with its respective photographer. USAGE RIGHTS: By entering the Competition and submitting your photograph(s), you hereby grant the Promoter, its sponsors a non-exclusive, irrevocable license to use your photograph(s) for any purpose connected with the Competition, By entering the competition, participants retain full copyright of their images. Participants also grant the European Disability Forum the right to publish and exhibit uploaded photographs.
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