International photography competition "Tradition" 2018

International Photography Competition / Exhibition

Subject: "Tradition: Depicting intangible cultural heritage through a contemporary photographic view"

Open call

Initiative of Corinthian Photography Club for the Corinthian Photography Festival 2018 / Corinth Exposed 2018 in collaboration and supported by the Municipal Gallery of Korinthos, the Cultural Centre of Municipality of Korinthos and the Peloponnesian Institute of Arts.

The awarded projects by the International Photography Competition 2018 will be exposed at the Environment Museum of Stymphalia, in the context of the collaboration between the Corinthian Photography Festival 2018 / Corinth Exposed 2018 and Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (www.piop.gr).

Submission deadline: Saturday 31 March 2018, 18:00 (local time, UTC + 02:00).

Your submission is considered valid only if your submission complies to the rules and conditions as desrcibed below. Thank you.

Subject: "Tradition: Depicting intangible cultural heritage through a contemporary photographic view"

The concept of Intangible Cultural Inheritance refers to living sayings and traditions that have been passed on by word of mouth, from older to younger generations. Common traditions, festivals, rituals, celebrations, representational art, social practices, knowledge and techniques, compose the intangible characteristics of a culture that the society itself introduces as a part of its cultural inheritance.

The photographs that will be selected and awarded by the international judging committee will be included in a photographic exhibition in the Environment Museum of Stymphalia by Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation.

*The judging committee holds the right of excluding any participant.

How to submit your entry:

1) Only adult individuals from the age of 18 and are professional or amateur photographers can participate in the competition.

2) The participants may send (1) to (5) photographs to the judging committee (Lawyers Office of Vasiliki Stamou, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., for one and only entry, submitting their photograph/s in one email.)

3) Please include in your email: A) Name, B) Surname, C) Father’s name, D) Telephone, E) Country/City, F) Number of photographs (1-5), G) Email address.

4) Each .jpg image must meet the following requirements: maximum dimensions of 1600 pixels, resolution 75 d.p.i. All photographs must be sent using wetransfer, email or via our online form.

Terms and Conditions of the International Photography Competition

1) Only entries that fulfill the conditions mentioned below will be accepted.

2) Photographs which are not yours and are published are subject to the Intellectual Property Copyrights Law. Please note that The Corinthian Photography Club members or any organising body or entity connected to the competition and the exhibition, or the Public Services are not liable for any of the above. The person that published and used the photograph, the Intellectual Property Copyrights of which he/she did not own, is liable for any legal issues.

3) Please note that regarding photographs which include prominent faces of people, the photographer must have received the consent of all individuals included in the photograph, because when and if published they will be subject to the Intellectual Property Copyrights Law. The Corinthian Photography Club members or any organising body representing these or the organisers of the exhibition, or the Public Services are not liable for any of the above. Only the photographer is liable.

4) The Lawyer’s office of Vasiliki Stamou has been authorized to be the judging committee’s reception point and guarantees total integrity for all participations of the competition.

5) The photographs are sent to the reputable judging committee only bearing the reference number and without a name/surname of the participant.

6) The judging committee will select enough photographs in order to create a photographic exhibition at the Environment Museum of Stymphalia.

7) The entries selected are also the winners of the competition.

8) The last submission accepted will be on Saturday 31 March 2018, at 18:00 (local time, UTC + 02:00).

9) The Winners of the competition will be informed by email or phone following the end of the competition in order to digitally send all the photographic high-resolution files for printing using wetransfer.

10) All printing expenses are not paid by the participant, but are covered by the organisers.

11) The photographs must not include the name of the artist-photographer using graphic design.

12) The organisers hold the right to cancel the competition.

13) All terms and condition and all information regarding the organisation of the competition can be found on the website: www.corinthexposed.gr

14) All news regarding the exact dates of exhibitions and relevant events will be announced through the website.

Yours faithfully,

The Managing Director of the Peloponnesian Institute of Arts

Sokratis Lampropoulos

Organising Bodies:
Peloponnesian Institute of Arts
Corinthian Photography Club
Global Arts Studios

and supporters

Cultural Centre of Municipality of Korinthos
Municipal Gallery of Korinthos Region of Peloponnese

Media sponsors:

Photographer Magazine
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