Applications are now invited for the Allard Prize Photography Competition 2021.
The bi-annual Allard Prize Photography Competition, which recognizes photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize, is adjudicated by the Allard Prize Committee and Maxe Fisher, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design + Dynamic Media, Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
Photographers are encouraged to submit entries year-round. Entries should reflect themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability, the rule of law, and of human rights and/ or anti-corruption generally. They also particularly welcome entries that depict corruption and human rights violations in the developed world.
Each winning photograph will receive CAD $1,000 (Rs. 57,172.84 approx.) and be featured on the Allard Prize website, with a brief description and the photographer’s name, for six months. Winning entries will be archived as a past winner on the website afterward.
- The Competition is only open to individuals who have reached the age of majority in their country of residence at the time of entry (“Entrants”).
- Members of the Allard Prize Photography Competition Jury, the Allard Prize Committee, and the Allard Prize Advisory Board are not eligible to participate during their terms as Jury, Committee, or Advisory Board members and for one year following the end of their terms.
The winning Entry(ies) in each cycle of the Competition will be selected by the Allard Prize Photography Competition Jury (the “Jury”) from all eligible Entries received during the period designated for entry in such cycle as set out on the Allard Prize Photography Competition page on the Allard Prize website, and the winning Entrants will be notified by email.
Call for Entries
To enter the Competition, Entrants must upload their photograph and complete the online submission form including:
- a brief description (up to 1200 characters) of the photograph, describing how the photograph reflects the themes of the Allard Prize of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability, and the rule of law, or of human rights and/ or anti-corruption generally; and
- a brief biography of the Entrant.
- Photographs submitted are to be digital photographs, submitted at the highest resolution reasonably possible. Horizontal images should be at least 1180 pixels wide and vertical images should be at least 740 pixels tall. The photograph should have no borders and no white or black framing. The file name must contain the name of the photographer
To apply online, click here. The last date to apply is May 1, 2021.
For full notification, click the link below.