PUOT EXPO 2014 is here!

monday 07 april 2014 at 23h10

Categories : PUOT EXPO 2014

We would like to invite you to participate in the fifth edition of a photo event that takes place in Polanica-Zdrój.

PUOT EXPO is an open competition that aims to discover and promote the best longterm photography projects.

The prizes are:

  • GRAND PRIX - 2 thousand złotys (480 Euro) and publication in the prestigious doc! photo magazine
  • all finalists will reside during the opening weekend in the luxurious Villa Polanica Hotel and receive a hand-made ideaPIX camera strap

and most importantly... 

- the photos will be exhibited for three months in an exhibition in the most beautiful resort in Poland.

The jury will consist of the Poland’s most prominent photographers:

  • Wojciech Grzędziński, World Press Photo laureate, official photographer of the President of Poland. His main photographic interest is man in everyday and extreme situations.
  • Mikołaj Grynberg, philosopher, sociologist and photographer. His main subject area is capturing the expression of emotion. 
  • Tomek Sikora, photographer, author of dozens of solo exhibitions around the world and author of 55 publications. Frequently awarded for creativity in photography. 
  • Monika Szewczyk, cofounder of Napo Images, previously photoeditor at “Rzeczpospolita” daily newspaper, author and coordinator of many cultural and artistic projects.
  • Filip Ćwik, World Press Photo laureate, cofounder of Napo Images. His main interests are documentary forms - motion, voice and above all - photography.
  • Piotr Małecki, POiY laureate, cofounder of Napo Images. An artist who seeks to make a difference in reporting and reach audiences using new technologies and channels.

The most important contest rules:

  • each entry must consist of min. 5 and max 16 photos;
  • entries must fit within one of two categories:
    • Main category: Open Theme
    • Category II: “Polanica-Zdrój and Surroundings” 

The deadline for submitting entries is May 23, 2014 at midnight CET.

The opening ceremony of PUOT EXPO 2014 will be held on June 7, 2014 in the center of Polanica-Zdrój Park.

Join us for the event!