KUNSTNETZWERK (modern contemporary art gallery and network), Raed Bawayah (photographer), in collaboration with « Eyes-On » European Month of Photography Vienna, are pleased to announce the Open Call # 1st edition of the Vienna International Photographic Awards « VIPA 2012 » for documentary photography.
Participation is open to professional, non-professional and student photographers from any country. Submission must be a single photo or a series, which focus on documentary photo-reportages such as social, cultural, political or environmental issues.
Besides the total value of 7.000 EUR in money prizes the short-listed winners will be published in the VIPA’s official catalogue. The 3 finalists will take part in a group exhibition in November 2012 in Vienna (during the European Month of Photography). The awards will be divided into three sections: 1st prize (4.000 EUR), 2nd prize (2.000 EUR) and 3rd prize (1.000 EUR). The awards ceremony and the group exhibition opening will be held on the 15th November 2012 in Vienna.