Lisa Maria Bellano / official entry
LensCulture is pleased to announce the call for entries for the 2018 Portrait Awards. For the first time ever, we’re offering two exceptional exhibition opportunities: our winners, jurors’ picks, and finalists will show their work at Photo London in May and during the opening week in Arles this July, an incredible opportunity to be seen alongside some of the biggest names in photography.
Guen Fiore / official entry
Feyzullah Tunç / official entry
Raphael Gerbeaux / official entry
Antti Yrjönen / official entry
Our esteemed jurors are seeking compelling portraits from all over the world. Benefits include projection of your work at international festivals, written feedback, worldwide media coverage, and exposure to our audience of 2.8 million.
All of the winners, jurors’ picks, and finalists will have their work seen by thousands of photography professionals at the world-renowned Photo London, being held at Somerset House this spring. Images by the selected photographers will be exhibited to gallerists, collectors, and publishers in an exhibition running from May 17-20, 2018.
Gita Castallian / official entry
Justin Barton / official entry
Michel Clair/ official entry
Tom Atwood / official entry
All selected photographers will be exhibited in the heart of Arles, France this July. Hosted by our partner Voies Off, part of the longest-running festival in Europe, the exhibition will be displayed on a dynamic video wall throughout the busy opening week of the world-renowned Les Rencontres d’Arles. Arles attracts more than 17,000 photo industry professionals from around the world during that week.
Katie-Jane Watson / official entry
Kremer Johnson / official entry
Scarlett Coten / official entry
Anna Nedlin / official entry
Throughout 2018, the jury’s selected works will be screened at photo festivals and events worldwide. Over the past year, the winners and finalists were screened at festivals in Britain, Greece, Croatia, Italy, Japan, Australia, Spain, France, Georgia, the US, and more. LensCulture continues to partner with international photo festivals (like Voies Off, FORMAT, Tokyo International Photography Festival, and more) to showcase more of our competitions’ winners & finalists.
Curator / Wallis Annenberg Photography Department, LACMA
Deputy Photo Editor / Rolling Stone
Senior Photo Editor / The New Yorker
Co-Founder and Artistic Director / Voies Off Festival
Deputy Editor-in-Chief and Photo Editor / Internazionale
Nadav Kander, Award-Winning Photographer
Director / Von Lintel Gallery
Editor-in-Chief / LensCulture