KUNSTNETZWERK (modern contemporary art gallery and network), Raed Bawayah (photographer), in collaboration with Eyes-On – European Month of Photography Vienna, are pleased to announce the Open Call for the 1st edition of the Vienna International Photographic Awards – VIPA 2012 – for documentary photography.
Professional, non-professional and student photographers from any country are eligible to enter.
VIPA 2012 will sum up with €7000 in money prizes, group exhibition and an award ceremony in November 2012 in Vienna.
VIPA 2012 is Seeking Excellence in Documentary Photography
The 2012 Vienna International Photographic Awards accept single photo or series entries, which focus on documentary photo-reportages such as social, cultural, political or environmental issues.
Participation is open to professional, non-professional and student photographers from any country.
Besides the total value of €7000 in money prizes the short-listed winners will be published in the VIPAʼs official catalogue.
The 3 finalists will take part in a group exhibition in November 2012 in Vienna (during the European Month of Photography). The awards will be divided into three sections: 1st prize (€4000), 2nd prize (€2000) and 3rd prize (€1000).
The awards ceremony and the group exhibition opening will be held on the 15th November 2012 in Vienna.
Participants are charged €29 for entering the competition.