Open Call Award December 2018


  • film color portrait of a black man by Marcus Maddox

    Winning Photographer Marcus Maddox

    Winning Photographer Marcus Maddox

    Title: "Awaken, My Friend"
    A black man shields himself from the outside world. He wears all white and is engulfed by primary colors. © Marcus Maddox
  • Second Prize Pieter Henket Eva Vonk

    Second Prize Pieter Henket

    Second Prize Pieter Henket

    Title: "The woman on the moon"
    This beautiful image is part of “Congo Tales,” a collaborative project aiming to raise awareness on the ecological importance of the Congo Basin, which is the second-largest tropical forest in the world after the Amazon. © Pieter Henket
  • Third Prize Julia Fullerton-Batten

    Third Prize Julia Fullerton-Batten

    Third Prize Julia Fullerton-Batten

    Title: "Bathers at Tower Bridge"
    In the 18th Century, Tower Bridge, London, was a popular bathing spot for all classes of society. It was only possible to bath for short periods of time as high tide on the Thames was every 3-4 hours. © Julia Fullerton-Batten
  • Finalist Arturs Strikis

    Finalist Arturs Strikis

    Title: "Pitbull" - Istanbul, Turkey © Arturs Strikis
  • Finalist Daniel Molina Robles

    Finalist Daniel Molina Robles

    Title: "I am in here" © Daniel Molina Robles
  • Finalist Tim Franco

    Finalist Tim Franco

    Title: "Fisherman's house"
    A fishermen's house in Sorvagen, Norway, during the winter Cod Fishing season. © Tim Franco
  • Finalist Justin Aversano

    Finalist Justin Aversano

    Title: "Kiarah and Kayah Agudo" - NYC, 2017 © Justin Aversano
  • Finalist Snezhana von Buedingen

    Finalist Snezhana von Buedingen

    Title: "Twins" - Russia © Snezhana von Buedingen
  • Finalist Fee Groenemeyer

    Finalist Fee Groenemeyer

    Title: "The Fan" © Fee Groenemeyer
  • Finalist Riccardo Dubitante

    Finalist Riccardo Dubitante

    Title: "Csenge" © Riccardo Dubitante

Finalists

Jury's Feedback

  • © Alessia glaviano © Marco Glaviano

    Judged by: Alessia Glaviano

    Alessia Glaviano is the Brand Visual Director of Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue.

    Born in Palermo, Italy, she has worked with a wide range of international fashion photographers over the years and she is responsible for Photo Vogue, an innovative online platform where users can share their own photographs under the curatorial supervision of professional photo editors. She also curated the very popular video-interview series Vogue Masters and she is responsible for the artistic direction of events and exhibitions for Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue.

    In addition to her editorial and curatorial activities, Glaviano teaches master courses at the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Milan, and lectures regularly at other academic institutions. She was a 2015 World Press Photo jury member, and has participated in several portfolio review sessions, including the New York Times Portfolio Reviews.

Kristyn Taylor
© Kristyn Taylor
color portrait of an elderly woman by Can Sever
© Can Sever

Current Theme:
Visual Storytelling Deadline: 31 January 2022

The art of visual storytelling encompasses a wide range of possibilities with at its heart, the will to tell a story.

From classic social documentary to imaginative storytelling: this month we are seeking visual artists aiming to captivate; unique voices willing to share their stories with conviction and awareness.⁠

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