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Entries Open Now: 2021 The Fineman New Photography Award

BY Ballarat International Foto Biennale | 28-Sep-2020
The Ballarat International Foto Biennale is now calling for entries! With an acquisitive first prize of AUD $10,000 - this award is open to photographic artists working throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
Entries Open Now: 2021 The Fineman New Photography Award
2019 The Fineman New Photography Award Winner - Yichen Zhou, Daily Talk #8 (detail), 2018
Entries are now open for the 2021 The Fineman New Photography Award. This award places the focus on photographic artists working throughout the Asia-Pacific region, seeking to find those whose work is beginning to receive critical attention and deserves to be seen by international audiences.

A selection of up to 6 artists will receive an exhibition within the 2021 Ballarat International Foto Biennale Core Program alongside other finalists, and receive support from BIFB curators in the realisation of their exhibition.

All applicants will have their submissions reviewed by an international jury of leading curators and gallery directors. Judges will award one cash prize of AUD $10,000 to an overall winner, with an extra AUD $1,000 awarded for the People’s Choice Award, as voted by the public.

This award is proudly supported by Alane Fineman.

Applications open: Now
Applications close: 23 April 2021, 11.59PM AEST
Finalists contacted: 1 June 2021


Entries will be judged by:
Fayen Ke-Xiao D'Evie, Lecturer RMIT University
Pippa Dickson, Director of Asialink Arts
Gwen Lee, Director of Singapore International Photography Festival
Eriko Noguchi, Independent Curator
Miho Odaka, Independent Curator of Photography
Jim Ramer, Director MFA Photography Parsons School of Design, NYC
Shubigi Rao, Artist and Writer
Bala Starr, Director La Trobe Art Institute
Alexander Supartono, Curator and Lecturer Edinburgh Napier University
Fiona Sweet, Director of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale

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