5th Biennials’ Grant 2020
Planned or unfinished project as well as ongoing and finished to be promoted, are entitled to be submitted. For the purposes of this Grant a project is defined as a planned set of interrelated images to be executed (or already executed) over a fixed period. The type and theme is open: all projects are viable: editorial or photojournalism, documentary, fine art, wild life, nature, landscapes, street photography, portraits, environmental, alternative processes including the manufacturing of reality, etc. Images can be in color or B& and W or a mix of both, provided it is a coherent body of work.
A project submitted should consist of a set of 8 to 20 images, accompanied by an artist's CV and a project description and/or statement.
Type of Project – Body of work. Open theme: editorial or photojournalism, documentary, fine art, wild life, nature, landscapes, street photography, portraits, environmental, alternative processes, and digital manipulation.
The Grant Recipient, Runner Ups and Shortlisted will be juried by the curators' team of the Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography led by Julio Hirsch-Hardy, Biennial's Artistic Director.
Announcement and publishing of the shortlist, and the recipient of the grant:
On or before End of September, 2020
Results will be announced by email to all submitters, in this site and to the media. All shortlisted projects as well as the project of the Grant Recipient will be published including all images and statements (one entire page for each shortlisted headed by the project of the Grant Recipient).
Recipient of the grant US$ 3,000
The Grant is payable is six consecutive monthly stipends of US$ 500 each, starting 30 days after the announcement of the recipient.
Recipient and Shortlisted photographers will be invited to be part of the Biennial's Grant Community of Recognized Photographers, exchanging ideas with us and the other members, about the evolution of this Biennial's Grant.
Worldwide. Established photographers, professional, amateurs and students. Age requirement: > 15 yo. By students we mean all type of students, of any career, not only arts, and including university and postgraduate students. A professional photographers is defined as anyone who earns more than 50 percent of her/his annual income from photography.
Copyrights & Usage Rights:
All entrants warrant that they own the work submitted and they have exclusive copyright. By submitting to this grant entrants agree with these rules and conditions of entry.
The Biennial's Grant recognizes that the authors retain full ownership of the image copyright.