VERZASCA FOTO
6632 Brione (Verzasca)
Switzerland

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Sonogno
Switzerland

CONTESTS

VERZASCA FOTO FESTIVAL AWARDS 2018
ILANA BAR (BRAZIL), TRANSPARENCIES OF HOME
"NERA DI VERZASCA" FIRST PRIZE

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We're happy to announce that Ilana Bar (Brasil) with the project “Transparencies of Home” is the winner of the 2018 Verzasca Foto Award, Nera di Verzasca prize.

Congratulations to the winner and thank's to all the participants! 
Exhibition Opening: 7thSept 2018, Sonogno, Switzerland.

1st. place: Ilana Bar (Brazil)
2nd. place: Lebohang Kgany (Sudafrica)
3rd place: Alexey Shlyk (Belgium) 

Finalists: 
Cesar Dezfuli (Spain)
David Avazzadeh (Austria)
Gabriel Carpes (Brazil)
Marcelo Costa (Brazil)
Rafael Roncato (Brazil)
Elaine Pessoa (Brazil)
Shahab Naseri (Iran)

Jury 2018
Eefje Ludwig Indipendent photography consultant, curator and educator (NL)
Christophe Guye Galerie Christophe Guye, Zurich (CH)
Eder Chiodetto Photo editor Fotô Editorial / curator at Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo (BR)
Simon Tanner Photographer and president of VFG -Vereinigung Fotografischer GestalterInnen, Zurich (CH)
Chiara Fanetti Radio journalist at RSI -Swiss State Radio and Television, Lugano (CH)
Thyago Nogueira, Curator and Elisa von Randow, art director at ZUM Magazine, São Paulo (BR)
Alfio Tommasini Photographer and Art Director of Verzasca FOTO Festival (CH)

 


PRIZES
1st place
2’000 SWISS FRANCS
+ solo exhibition at Verzasca FOTO 2018
+ projection of work at the photo night during the Festival Verzasca FOTO 2018. 
+ board and lodge for 4 days during the Festival.

2nd & 3rd place
Participation to a workshop held during the Festival days from 06.09 - 09.09.2018
+ projection of work at the photo night during the Festival
+ board and lodge for 4 days during the Festival (value 400.00 Swiss Francs each).

All finalists (1st- 10th places)
Projection of their work at the photo night during the Festival Verzasca FOTO 2018. 
+ board and lodge for 4 days during the Festival.

 

> Contest rules (pdf, English)
> Fee: CHF 20.00 (~EUR 19.00)

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PAST WINNERS

2017 VERZASCA "NERA DI VERZASCA AWARD" 
ESTRELLA HERRERA (Argentina) with the project “Magnetic field”

Finalist are:
Snezhana von Buedingen  (Germany), Pierce Thom (Sud Africa), Arcenillas Javier (Spain)
Werner Christian (Germany), Maslov Sasha (USA), Laubscher Yann (Switzerland)
Clarke Giles Clarke (USA), Singh Sandra (Germany), Bufano Fernandez Marco (Argentina)

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JURY

Myles Little Photo editor at TIME Magazine / curator (USA)
Silvia Mangialardi Art director Encuentros Abiertos- Festival de la Luz (Argentina)
Marie DuPasquier Curator and founder DISPLAY Berlin /museologist (Switzerland)
Vivienne Gamble Gallerist and founder Seen Fifteen Gallery, London (England)
Alfio Tommasini Art director Verzasca FOTO Festival (Switzerland)

 

 

2016 VERZASCA "NERA DI VERZASCA AWARD" 
Winner: Melanie Eclare (UK) with the project "After the fire"

Finalists: Matt Hamon, Julien Chatelin, Delphine Schacher, Paul Thulin, Diego Saldiva, Raffaele Petralla, Marta Zgierska, Johanna Maria Fritz

JURY 2016
Brigitte Meyer, Photo Director, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Switzerland
Damien Poulain, Oodee London, England
Alfio Tommasini, Art Director Verzasca FOTO, Switzerland
Fabio Carnaghi, MARS - Milan Artist Run Space, Italy
Luc Debraine, L'Hebdo, Switzerland


2015 VERZASCA "NERA DI VERZASCA AWARD" 
Winner: Mateusz Sarello (Polonia) with the project "Swell"

Finalists (in alphabetical order): Javier Arcenillas, Pablo Ernesto Piovano
Massimiliano Pugliese, Thomas Friedrich Schaefer

 

GIURIA 2015
Ute Noll
Photo Director, Du Magazine, Svizzera
Hannamari Shakya
Editor in Chief, Raw View Magazine, Finnlandia
Frank Orthbandt
Photo Editor, London Independent Photography, Gran Bretagna
Noémie Richard
NEAR, Svizzera
Esther Woerdehoff
Galerie Esther Woerdehoff Paris, Francia