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Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts Young Portfolio 2012 Call for Entries

The Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (K*MoPA) invites all young photographers to send their finest images.

This invitation is not a call to a contest where pieces are judged, then ranked. Rather, it is the Museum’s wish to collect works by young and emerging photographers for its permanent collection.

The organizers believe that there is no clearer signal or a more direct means of support for the young photographer than the purchase of their work for a permanent museum collection. This is why the Museum acquires work by those promise to be our future photographic visionaries.

Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts’ Annual Call for Submissions to its “Young Porfolios” Program

The Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (K*MoPA) is looking forward to receiving unique images showcasing the creativity of younger artists in the field of photography.

Applicants must have been born after 1 January 1977 (i.e., must not be above 35 years of age) and applications from photographers and artists who work in the medium of photography, regardless of gender, nationality or professional or amateur status, are welcome.

Works must be 20 cm x 25 cm or larger but no larger than 1 meter on either dimension.

Selected works will be purchased by the Museum at prices from JPY30,000 to JPY100,000 per work.

Entry Fee

For applications from Japan, the application fee is 2000 yen for applicants submitting one to 30 prints; for applicants submitting 31 to 50 prints, the application fee is 3000 yen.

For applications from other countries, the application fee is US$15.