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Home, my Place in the World Photography Award 2013

Accademia Apulia UK launches Home, my Place in the World Photography Award 2013

Entries Open: 5th April – Entries Close: 28th May

Finalists Announcement 31st May – Winner Announcement: 21st June

Accademia Apulia UK now welcomes submissions for its online 2013 Photography Award.

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Home, my Place in the World is aimed at promoting emerging photographers of all nationalities based in Europe WHOSE WORK EXPLORES THE CONCEPT OF ‘HOME’.

According to the International Organization for Migration, in 2010 the number of migrants worldwide was estimated at 214 million – a figure likely to increase as the world faces economic strife, conflict and environmental shifts. In this context, the concept of ‘home’ or ‘homeland’ takes on a whole new meaning. Whilst in the past homeland was represented by one’s place of birth, now it is the place where one feels most at home. From this perspective, ‘political’ barriers between states lose their meaning with everyone becoming citizen of the world.

Submissions for this edition will pay tribute to the concepts of homeland, identity, tribalism and social integration, positive and negative.

Home, my Place in the World is under the Patronage of Amnesty International, the British Council

Further details here

Back to Burma

Steve is at it again…..

Pierre and Alexandra Boulat Association Award calling for entries .

Photographers have until 07 June to enter this year’s Pierre & Alexandra Boulat Association Award, which offers a €8000 grant for the creation of a body of work on social, economic, political or cultural issues Details can be found here and a link to the application form and rules here

Formed after the death of Alexandra Boulat in 2007, the Pierre & Alexandra Boulat Association seeks to keep the spirit of father and daughter alive by making their work available to the public and creating an annual grant for photographers.

 The Pierre & Alexandra Boulat Association Award is open to professional photographers of any age, sex or nationality, and will offer one applicant a €8000 grant to produce “a story that has never been told but that the photographer cannot find support for within the media,” say the organisers.

 

30 abandoned structures that evoke more than just decay

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HOLLAND ISLAND, CHESAPEAKE BAY Via: baldeaglebluff

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 THE MAUNSELL SEA FORTS, ENGLAND Via: fivelightsdown.squarespace.com

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SUNKEN YACHT, ANTARCTICA Via: ruschili.35photo.ru

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ABANDONED MILL FROM 1866 IN SORRENTO, ITALY Source: logicalrealist / via: i.imgur.com

See the rest of these 30 images here on My Science Academy, and thanks to The Recommender for doing what his name says

 

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