2019 Voies Off Awards :: 24rd Edition
Submit a single application and run for 3 awards:
Voies Off Award
Voies Off offers an alternative approach to emerging contemporary photography, its particularities, its evolutions, and its areas of resistance.
Voies Off Screening Nights during the opening week of the Rencontres d’Arles festival have become an international reference for the discovery of emerging authors and the alternative venue that it creates for the international photographic creation.
Year after year, the selected themes have met the evolutions of our contemporary world with a critical eye.
Over twenty different nationalities are represented each year and around fty candidates are selected for the programme of the Screening Nights.
Every July, the Voies Off Prize is awarded by a jury of renowned professionals to an artist for the clarity of his/her vision and the high quality of his/her work.
The current amount of the prize is 5.000 euros.
SAIF Discovery Award
The SAIF is a French non-pro t organization whose mission is to collect and distribute copyright fees for authors in the visual arts in France. It represents close to 6.000 authors in the visual arts including photography.
The SAIF sponsors creation, performing arts and the artists training allocating 25 % of its global budget to projects that support those issues.
Among the participants to the Voies Off prize, the SAIF awards 2.500 euros to an emerging talent in photography.
Lacritique.org rewards an emerging talent among the selected candidates for the Voies Off Award by publishing their portfolio online along with a critical text.
2019 Voies Off Awards :: Rules
Any professional or amateur photographers, artists using photography, associations, collectives, galleries, agencies, schools, festivals, etc. may participate in the Voies Off Awards, regardless of age or nationality. The selection committee will select the applications that will present a personal and original work, in the form of a series determined by a unity of thought, vision or theme. The main criterion of selection remains the expression of an author’s vision.
Jury and reward
50 applications will be selected by the jury to be part of the Festival Screening Nights programming. Among those selected applications, a jury composed of experts and Voies Off’s artistic direction will select the winners for the Voies Off Awards. The decision will be de nitive. The selected photographers will receive a free and early access to the portfolio reviews registration for the 50 selected photographers.
x The 2019 Voies Off Award is 5.000 euros.
xThe 2019 SAIF Discovery Award is 2.500 euros.
xThe portfolio rewarded by lacritique.org in 2019 will be published online with a critical text.
Voies Off is hosted by its partner LensCulture, one of the leading contemporary photography platforms. Photographers are invited to sign in or create a LensCulture account to submit their work to the jury for the Voies Off Award.
Candidates to the 2019 Voies Off Awards will have to submit their application online at www.voies-off.com before March 12, 2019 included.
Results will be emailed to the participants. No other form of communication will be used. The result of the jury’s selection for the 2019 festival will be announced in June 2019. The awards winners will be announced in July 2019.
Voies Off Awards
February 28, 2019 to March 12, 2019