Photographers, you’re invited to participate in Artists Wanted’s 3rd annual photography competition: EXPOSURE, an international call for photographers of all backgrounds who speak in the language of lenses and aperture. Submit your images for the opportunity to earn over $50,000 in awards, including a $10,000 grant and your own solo exhibition at the Aperture Foundation in New York City.
Photographers, this is your moment.
Photographers of all levels and styles are invited to participate. Our esteemed panel of judges including Natasha Egan, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography; Stephen Walker, Photo Director of NYLON Magazine; Michael Shulman, Director of Publishing, Broadcast & Film at Magnum Photos; Conor Risch, Senior Editor of PDN Magazine; and award-winning photo editor Susanne Miklas, will select one photographer to receive:
A $10,000 cash grant
An exhibition at Aperture Foundation in New York City’s Chelsea arts district
A projection series of your images throughout New York City
A feature on Artists Wanted’s website
Worldwide Exposure for You and Your Work
Exposure 2011 is your chance to show your work in the gallery of one of the most respected organizations in photography. Aperture — a nonprofit foundation dedicated to promoting photography — was founded in 1952 by photographers Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, Barbara Morgan, and Minor White; historian Beaumont Newhall; and writer/curator Nancy Newhall; as well as Melton Ferris, Ernest Louie, and Dody Warren. Aperture’s list of artists includes: Robert Adams, Diane Arbus, Robert Capa, Chuck Close, Bruce Davidson, Joan Fontcuberta, Nan Goldin, Josef Koudelka, Sally Mann, Mary Ellen Mark, Richard Misrach, Sebastião Salgado, Stephen Shore, Paul Strand, and Edward Weston, to name a few.
The Projection Series:
Have your work shown all over New York City. If selected, your images will be splashed across the streets of New York City with a vivid high-powered projection system. Your work will be seen by tens of thousands in the most compelling way possible, larger than life and unforgettable.
Photography is power. Each and every one of us carries a unique experience that manifests in the images we capture. Your photographs are distinguished and exquisite, solitary in the level of embodiment of your character and voice. This is your moment to celebrate the power of your images.
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