The International Women in Photo Association promotes women photographers by highlighting and exposing their practices and talents to an international audience. Its mission is to encourage and support women photographers on the path of reaffirming their personal voice and practice.
PARTICIPANTS: Participation in this international competition is open to any women photographers, amateurs or professionals, from any country in the world. Minimum age is 18 years, regardless of nationality. If the participant lives in a country where the legal age of majority is above 18 years, the participant will obtain the consent of a parent/tutor to participate in the IWPA Award.
There is no entry fee.
THEMES for the 2020 edition are Free theme or Sustainable theme. The photographer has to specify under which theme she enters the IWPA award.
IWPA AWARD PRIZE consists of a travelling exhibition through the year for the 5 finalists and the laureate in key cities around the world, in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The Laureate will also receive a Canon camera and will benefit from a 6 months photojournalism training at EFTI in Madrid. The training consists of a 3-month course at EFTI premises and 3 months of distance mentoring by EFTI teachers of the student’s personal project. Enrolment and start of the course must be done before the end of 2020.
Deadline to Submit your application is February 29th 2020.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.