Romano Cagnoni Photolux Award

Winners will be announced in September 2019

© Romano Cagnoni, Biafra, 1968

Application - Romano Cagnoni Photolux Award 2019

In the occasion of the 2019 edition of the Photolux Festival. International Biennial of Photography, Photolux and AFIP International, in cooperation with Internazionale and 6Mois, promote an international award dedicated to Romano Cagnoni and addressed to photojournalists.

Submissions are free of charge and open to all photographers or collectives, professionals and non, from all countries.

You could submit a photojournalistic project realized in 2018 and preferably unpublished. You could also submit a long-term project, even on going, including almost 10 pictures taken in 2018.

Submissions should include:

  • curriculum vitae and a short bio with personal data of the author: name, surname, address, phone number, e-mail address (max 1000 characters);
  • title and statement of the project (max 2000 characters);
  • a minimum of 15 till a maximum of 35 images. Images should be jpegs that are a minimum of 1500 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi. Each image submitted must have a corresponding high-resolution file available (300 dpi, 18x24 cm) which will be requested if your work is selected for the call.

By submitting photographs you are stipulating to us that you own the copyright to these photographs and have consents to publish them from all the subjects clearly identifiable included in the photographs.

The 2019 award committee is composed by:

Patricia Franceschetti, photographer (president)
Lars Boering, managing director of the World Press Photo Foundation
Giovanna Calvenzi, president of the Museo Fotografia Contemporanea, Cinisello Balsamo (MI) and photo editor
Francesco Cito, photographer
Andrei Polikanov, visual director of Takie Dela online media

The jury will meet during the month of September 2019.
The winner of the contest will be announced within the end of September 2019.
THE JURY RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO DECLARE A WINNER in case that there are no submissions deemed apt for an exhibition.

Entry deadline

September 15, 2019

Entry fee