Photography Contest

August Sander Prize for portrait photography 2024

August Sander Prize for portrait photography 2024

Deadline |

CLOSED

Theme |

Portrait

Territory |

Worldwide

Eligibility |

Under 40

Entry Fees |

FREE

Prizes |

Cash Prize
August Sander Award:
The prize is endowed with €5,000 to use as the winner sees fit.

Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur will also organize if possible a solo exhibition of the winners' works in cooperation with the artist.

Purpose and eligibility:
Eligible are national and international artists up to and including the age of 40 with a focus on photography. The prize is endowed with 5,000 €. In addition, the Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur will organize an exhibition of the award winner's work, if possible and by individual agreement. For the submission is suitable already largely developed series, from which a maximum of 20 photographic prints should be sent. Only works that follow a thematically bound image group or sequence will be evaluated; individual images will not be considered. The works submitted should not have won a prize in other competitions.

How to enter:
The artist should submit a largely completed series of maximum 20 photographs made especially for the award. The submission must consist of unframed working prints in exhibition quality from this single series, with a maximum edge length of 60 cm. Candidates should also include a PDF file (max. 10MB) containing all motifs of the series, dates and measurements. The title of the PDF should be as follows: “candidates name_title of the series.pdf”. Please send the PDF to the following address: projekt@sk-kultur.de. Only works that form a thematically coherent group or sequence will be reviewed; individual images will not be considered. Works that have already won awards in other competitions will not be accepted.

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