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VERZASCA FOTO FESTIVAL AWARDS 2017
PREMIO NERA DI VERZASCA III

PRIZES
1st place
2’000 SWISS FRANCS
+ solo exhibition from 31.8. to 31.10.2017 in Sonogno
+ projection of work at the photo night during the Festival Verzasca FOTO 2017. 
+ board and lodge for 4 days during the Festival.

Finalists (2nd - 10th places)
Projection of their work at the photo night during the Festival Verzasca FOTO 2017. 
+ board and lodge for 4 days during the Festival.

PHOTO ESSAY

Criteria for submitting your photo story:
- minimum 3 and maximum 10 photographs,
- JPEG format,
- colour or monochrome,
- dimension of the longer side must be 2000 pixel.

Both analogical (scanned from negative or slide) and digital images are allowed. Participants must own the original files.

In order to confirm your registration you must enter a title and a short description for the group of photos.

Download here the contest rules (pdf).

REGISTRATION FEE
The participation fee is 20.00 Swiss Francs. It must be settled by PayPal or wire transfer.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE
31st of May 2017 at 23:59:59 (CEST). 

JURY

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

 

PAST WINNERS

VERZASCA FOTO FESTIVAL AWARDS 2016
PREMIO NERA DI VERZASCA II

Winner: Melanie Eclare (Inghilterra) 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


VERZASCA FOTO FESTIVAL AWARDS 2016
PREMIO NERA DI VERZASCA I

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