DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2020 ― The bi-annual Allard Prize Photography Competition, which recognises photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize, is accepting applications.
Allard Prize Photography Competition is adjudicated by the Allard Prize Committee and Maxe Fisher, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design + Dynamic Media, Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
Photographers are encouraged to submit entries year-round.
Entries should reflect themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability, the rule of law, and of human rights and/or anti-corruption generally.
Allard Prize Photography Competition also particularly welcomes entries that depict corruption and human rights violations in the developed world.
Each winning photograph will receive CAD $1,000 and be featured on the Allard Prize website, with a brief description and the photographer’s name, for six months.
Winning entries will be archived as a past winner on the website afterwards.
Winners are selected twice a year, shortly following the submission deadlines of May 1st and November 1st.
Winning photographs are announced on Allard Prize Photography Competition galleries page and promoted on Allard Prize Photography Competition social media channels.
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