We are happy to announce the launch of a variety of awards for the Rotterdam Photo 2021 edition. The awards welcome a wide range of photographs and exhibition projects to be considered for recognition in various categories. While some award categories will be judged by a panel of assigned judges, others will be voted for by the public through our social media profiles. The winners in each of these categories will receive a monetary remuneration.
→ We invite photographers to submit their work for the Single Image Open Call from November 15th until December 20th. More information here.
Single Image Awards:
+ Best Photography Award
Out of all submissions to the Rotterdam Photo SINGLES Open Call, the assigned judges will select the 3 best photographs based on their impact, the topic’s sensitivity, and the image’s visual strength. The results will be announced during the Rotterdam Photo Festival between 4 and 7 of February 2021.
1st Prize // 200€
2nd Prize // 150€
3rd Prize // 100€
+ Public’s Choice Award
A selection of 10 best photographs out of all submissions to the Rotterdam Photo SINGLES Open Call will be posted on Rotterdam Photo’s social media channels. The audience can vote by liking their favorite photography. The post with the maximum amount of likes will be awarded. The results will be published during the Rotterdam Photo Festival between 4 and 7 of February 2021.
1st Prize // 100€
Rotterdam Photo 2021 - Awards
+ Best Photo Series Award
Out of the selected projects exhibited during Rotterdam Photo Festival, an assigned jury will select one photo series that merits recognition on its strength as a collection of images tackling one subject matter. The series considered to be best will then be rewarded.
1st Prize // 250€
+ Best exhibition Award
During the Rotterdam Photo 2021, all visitors will have an opportunity to vote for the best exhibition of the festival. The voting system will be organized on-site as well as online. The exhibition project with the maximum amount of likes will be awarded. The results will be announced during the Rotterdam Photo Talks between 4 and 7 of February 2021.
1st Prize // 500€
Follow the most recent news and announcements from the Rotterdam Photo 2021 – Awards, including shortlist, winners, entry and voting opportunities on our Facebook, Instagram and our website. Check out all publications related to the Awards using the hashtag #RotterdamPhotoAwards for the very latest news and updates from the team.
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Rotterdam Photo Team