Art Photography Awards / LensCulture
Deadline July 3, 2018

Karine Roué, French Polynesia / Official Entrant

For the first-ever LensCulture Art Photography Awards, we want to discover and highlight the diverse and creative ways in which photographers are pushing the medium and reinventing our definitions of art made with photography. The possibilities are boundless – our mission is to celebrate all the techniques, methods, and stylistic approaches being used by artists from all over the world. For these new Awards, we’re happy to partner with The Aperture Foundation, and we’re excited to announce that selected work from the winners, jurors’ picks, and finalists will be exhibited at the world-renowned Aperture Gallery in New York City next spring!

 

Erin Menatian / Official Entrant

Alicja Brodowicz, Poland / Official Entrant

Flip Philip Collier, France / Official Entrant

Dilek Uyar, Turkey / Official Entrant

Claudia Cebrian, United States / Official Entrant

Eric Lo, Hong Kong / Official Entrant

What does art photography mean to you? Why does it remain important and relevant? How can it trigger appreciation of beauty, or a new way of viewing the world? We’re open to considering all types of photographic art – everything from printed art on gallery walls to sculptural objects, experimental processes, and totally new forms and formats. We hope you will help us define what thought-provoking art photography can be in 2018!

 

Irina Lawton, United States / Official Entrant

Florence Cardenti, France / Official Entrant

Pilar Elespuru, Peru / Official Entrant

Leandra García, Germany / Official Entrant

Charlotte Lartilleux, Italy / Official Entrant

We’re happy to announce that all selected photographers will be exhibited at Aperture Gallery in New York City’s Chelsea district. An opening reception will be held for artists, invited media, photo editors, and industry insiders for a night of art appreciation and networking. In recent years, Aperture Gallery has hosted exhibitions of work by Alex Webb, Martin Parr, Paul Strand, Mary Ellen Mark, Mickalene Thomas, Richard Renaldi, and many others.

 

Qiran Xu, Netherlands / Official Entrant

Vicky Martin, United Kingdom / Official Entrant

Robert Maleszyk, United Kingdom / Official Entrant

Tommaso Sacconi, United States / Official Entrant

Tuti Shick, Isreal / Official Entrant

Karine Roué, French Polynesia / Official Entrant

Aperture, a not-for-profit foundation created in 1952, connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other – in print, in person, and online. Aperture magazine is the world’s leading photography magazine. To celebrate the new LensCulture Art Photography Awards, in addition to the exhibition at Aperture Gallery, all winners and jurors’ picks will also be featured on Aperture’s website.

Art Photography Awards 2018 Jury

Michael Famighetti, Editor / Aperture Magazine
New York, United States

Corey Keller, Curator Of Photography / SFMOMA
San Francisco, United States

Catherine Edelman, Founder, Director / Catherine Edelman Gallery
Chicago, United States

Todd Hido, Artist
San Francisco Bay Area, United States

Laura Moya, Director / Photolucida
Portland, United States

Mutsuko Ota, Editorial Director / IMA Magazine
Tokyo, Japan

Alona Pardo, Curator / Barbican Art Gallery
London, United Kingdom

Jim Casper, Editor-In-Chief / LensCulture
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Art Photography Awards / LensCulture
Deadline Tuesday July 3, 2018
Please visit the competition page >

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