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EIKON Photography Competition: Prohibition in the Space of Art

Einsendeschluss: 30.04.2011

EIKON announces a Europe-wide competition for photography on the subject of prohibitions in the world of art, which will be awarding 5,000 Euros in prize money. This competition is directed at all those for who think the discussion of conventions is important when it comes to dealing with art or our behavior within spaces dedicated to art.

The winner will receive 2,500 Euros, the second place winner will receive 1,500 Euros, and the third place winner will receive 1,000 Euros.

An expert jury will choose both the three prizewinners and the best works, which will then be shown in a three-week exhibition at Leopold Museum in Vienna.

The jury consists of experts from the realms of art and culture. The members are:

Ulrich Haas-Pursiainen (Curator, Photography Triennial, Tampere)
Vaclav Macek (Curator, European Month of Photography, Bratislava)
Matthias Michalka (Curator, MUMOK, Vienna)
Eva Schlegel (Artist, Austria Commissioner, Venice Biennale 2011)
Artur Walther (The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm)

Entries can be submitted until April 30, 2011. There is no participation fee.

You can find further information on www.eikon.at/content/competition/home.php