2023 Winner

Ukraine: A War Crime

Multiple Photographers

Book Award Years

The 2023 FotoEvidence Book Award Is dedicated to the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and war crimes committed on Ukrainian soil.

THE FOTOEVIDENCE BOOK AWARD

The biennial FotoEvidence Book Award recognizes a documentary photographer whose project demonstrates courage and commitment in addressing a violation of human rights, a significant injustice or an assault on human dignity. The selected project will be published as part of a series of FotoEvidence books dedicated to long-form projects of documentary photographers working in the humanistic tradition.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

- Professional, amateur photographers and photographer’s collectives can apply for the Book Award. - Submit up to 15 images from one project. If you are selected for the Book Award you will be asked to submit 100-120 photographs on the same topic. - Submissions are free with an option for suggested donation of $20. This year is challenging for all of us and we'll appreciate your donation. Contributions collected during the submission process support the production of the winning book. Jury members do not know who has contributed and who has not. The FotoEvidence Book Award is governed by FotoEvidence's Association terms and conditions. Please review the terms and conditions before submitting. During the submission process you will be asked to confirm that you have read and agreed to the terms and conditions. If you experince dificulties submitting your work please contact technical support at nabeel@fotoevidence.com Submission period: SEPTEMBER 1st- OCTOBER 1st 2024

HOW TO SUBMIT

To enter the Book Award register here. Once your registration has been confirmed, you will be asked to provide the following: - Up to fifteen photographs with titles and captions. Photographs without captions in the file info field will be rejected. - Each image should be 72 dpi and 1024 pixels on the longest side. (The system will reject bigger files). - RGB mode - JPEG format - Maximum quality - Filename: LastnameFirstname_title e.g. SmithJohn_Refugee - A statement of up to 250 words about your work in word document. Please list any exhibits, awards or previous publications of the work you are submitting. Let us know if the work was comisioned or produced in collaboration with NGO or other organization. - Resume/CV in a word document .Please include in the Bio file your current phone number and email address. Submissions are free with an option for suggested donation of $20. This year is challenging for all of us and we'll appreciate your donation. Contributions collected during the submission process support the production of the winning book. Jury members do not know who has contributed and who has not. If you have a PDF of the work already developed as a book concept and you want to share it with us in addition to your application please contact Andrea Kennedy at info@fotoevidence.com Photographers may submit two separate portfolios of up to 15 images each. A separate application and entry fee is required for each entry. By submitting your images for the FotoEvidence Book Award you agree to the terms and conditions. Please check the box that indicates you have read and understand the terms and conditions. For problems with Book Award submission, contact: nabeel@fotoevidence.com

DEADLINE AND TIMEFRAME

Submission period: SEPTEMBER 1st- OCTOBER 1st 2024 Submissions for the 2025 FotoEvidence Book Award must be received by midnight (CET) on October 1st, 2024. Submissions received after October 1st, 2024 will be considered for the following year’s Book Award. Awards will be announced in February 2025.

USAGE RIGHTS

Copyright and ownership of photographs remain with the photographer/photographers at all times. All entrants agree to grant FotoEvidence permission to use submitted work for promotional purposes in any electronic media, printed materials, or advertising. All published images will be credited with the photographer’s name. Entrants also agree to allow their images to be reproduced in third-party newspapers and magazines (printed and electronic) solely for the purpose of promoting the work, the photographer, FotoEvidence Association and the Book Award. The Book Award prize winner agrees to the publication of their photographs as a FotoEvidence book under the terms of the FotoEvidence book contract. FotoEvidence Association will collaborate with the photographers on editorial decisions in the development and publication of the book. Photographers will receive 25 complimentary copies of the book.

IIMPORTANT NOTES

FotoEvidence Association reserves the right to reject entries that are not submitted properly. Submissions should come directly from artists or organizations. No exceptions will be made for late submissions.

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Owunna
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