Photography Contest

Unpublished Photo Contest

Unpublished Photo Contest

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Open theme

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Open call for young 18 - 30 years old and under photographers

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The Fondazione culture e musei and MUSEC museum in Lugano, in collaboration with the 29 ARTS IN PROGRESS gallery in Milan and the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti in Venice will announce the opening for entries for its 5th annual “Open call for young 18 - 30 years old and under photographers” UNPUBLISHED PHOTO 2023 - aimed at young, emerging talent.

This “open call” has no theme constrictions or entry fee and applicants just need to submit 10 images, a description of the project and a short biography, by the 16th April

MUSEC will present the finalist's works to the public, exhibiting them from 15 December 2023 to 18 February 2024 in Lugano at its Villa Malpensata venue (Switzerland).

As in the previous editions, a competent jury composed of leading figures from the world of culture and photography will as in previous years, select four finalist photographers from the participants.

The UP23 competition will award the overall winner a monetary prizes of: Swiss francs 2,000; then 1,500 Swiss francs to the second runner-up whilst the third and fourth finalists will each receive 1,000 Swiss francs.