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Urban Photo Fest 2013
New Urban Photo Competition
The London Region, supported by the Contemporary, Visual Art and the Documentary and Visual Journalism Groups, is delighted to announce its participation in this year’s Urban Photo Fest. For the first time, the UPF will incorporate a major new, and exciting, urban photographic competition, with a range of stunning prizes.
- The opportunity for the three winners to be represented by Photo Democracy - an arm of the prestigious Chris Beetles Gallery (Courtesy of Chris Beetles)
- A (soon to be released) Olympus EP-5 camera, with lens and viewfinder (courtesy of Olympus)
- A place on Goldsmiths College’s Urban Photography Summer School (Courtesy of Goldsmiths College)
Around the theme of Urban Materiality, the competition comprises four categories: Abstraction, Architecture, Environment and Objects. The cost of entry is £10 for a maximum of four images. Deadline for entry is 31st August and the winners will be announced in September.
The competition will be judged by a four person team, including legendary Magnum photographer Chris Steele Perkins, Giles Huxley-Parlour (Photo Democracy), Paul Halliday (Centre of Urban and Community Research) and Del Barrett ARPS (RPS London Region).
Further information, dates, rules and regulations about this unique Urban Photo Competition can be found on www.rps-upf.org
Urban Photo Fest (UPF) is a collaboration between the Centre of Urban and Community Research, (Goldsmiths College, University of London), The London Region of the Royal Photographic Society (RPS), London Independent Photography (LIP) and other organisations working to explore and document the urban environment. Now in its second year, UPF will be offering a broad spectrum of exhibitions, workshops, guided ‘detours’, symposia, and other events based around the theme of Urban Materiality.
For more information, visit http://www.urbanphotofest.org/
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