SCOPIO INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST 2014
CLOSED | Crossing borders and shifting boundaries: Architecture
Deadline for entries: August 15 - 2014 (NEW DEADLINE)
The contest's next edition, titled Crossing Borders and Shifting Boundaries: Architecture will focus on diverse countries and on how the migratory movements (crossing borders and boundaries) have influenced the places and people (identities) of those countries, always bearing in mind the mentioned categories: Architecture, City and Territory. This will certainly lead to several photography projects and critical analyses, which will explore how architecture is transformed, how it reflects different hybrid cultural identities in many countries and how all of this interacts with and affects our cities. Thus, we are interested in photography and in projects that may reveal the multiple layers of history embedded in the architecture of cities from different parts of the world, showing how these cities are in constant evolution and how they define new forms of occupation of the available territory. We are also interested in understanding how social, economic and political systems and values affect the territory and its cities, as well as the way people live and work on those places.
The objectives of this contest are the strengthening of photography as an inquisitive instrument for architecture, searching for new talents and awareness towards photography and architecture both in Portugal and abroad, and moreover to raise a wider appreciation of our architectural, cultural and intellectual inheritance and promote the photography platform scopio Network (http://www.scopionetwork.com). This site shall also be used to publish the projects within the contest.
Photographic projects should be submitted through scopio network platform, with the following elements:
− Body with resume (must not overcome 2000 words), preferably bilingual or English only;
- Abstract (must not overcome 300-400 words), preferably bilingual or English only;
- Work summary: technical elements;
- Each project submitted to contest should contain a minimum of three and maximum of ten photographs;
In each edition of scopio magazine (annual), a project will be chosen through the promoted contests. The selection of the best work to be published in scopio magazine's first issue "Crossing Borders and Shifting Boundaries: Architecture".
Pedro Gadanho, Curator, MOMA
Valeria Carullo, Curator, The Robert Elwall Photographs Collection RIBA British Architectural Library
Marco Iuliano, Associate Professor, University of Liverpool, School of Architecture
Jenny Feray, Photographer, Coordinator of the Photography Master, School of Arts, Ucp
Ângela Ferreira, Curator, Director of Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal
Rules: Available here (download rules)
To submit your work, click here
We have a DEDICATED GALLERY for showing the best photographic projects we have received at http://cargocollective.com/scopio.
Official language: Portuguese and English