Photography Contest

Open Call Le Stande della Fotografia

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Astory inspired by the phrase of Helmut Newton: 'My job as a photographer is to seduce, entertain and entertain'.

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Eligibility |

Photographers under 30

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The contest, held on the occasion of the next exhibition Helmut Newton. Legacy, which will arrive in Venice in March 2024, will give the opportunity to selected photographers and photographers to exhibit their works in the entrance of Le Stanze della Fotografia.

The aim of the initiative is to recognize the talent of emerging photographers, even non-professionals, encouraging them in their professional path.

Participation in the open call is completely free and open to all, professionals and photography enthusiasts and requires each participant to make three photographs that form a story inspired by the phrase of Helmut Newton: «My job as a photographer is to seduce, entertain and entertain».

The jury that will select the most representative shots consists of Matthias Harder, director of the Helmut Newton Foundation, Denis Curti, artistic director of Le Stanze della Fotografia, Francesca Malgara, artistic director of MIA Photo Fair and the famous photographer Maurizio Galimberti.

The exhibition on the great fashion photographer was exhibited at the Palazzo Reale in Milan, from 24 March to 25 June 2023. It can currently be visited at the Ara Pacis Museum in Rome, until 10 March 2024. Le Stanze della Fotografia will therefore host in March 2024 the third and final stage of the great retrospective on Helmut Newton.

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