In addition to the monthly themed competition we’ve shaped a series award for photographers who would like to submit a body of work. Any topic, any genre, any format.
RECEIVE A SOLO EXHIBITION AND GLOBAL
> Win a solo show and evening launch in Rome
The winner will have their own show and evening launch at the Matèria Gallery, a stunning exhibition space specialised in contemporary photography, and located in the San Lorenzo neighborhood of Rome.
> Get massive outreach and your work published in GUP magazine.
Expose your work to the world’s photography community and creative media outlets.
Enter a photographic project on any topic, of any genre, and in any format. We’re interested in the execution, the originality and the meaning of your art. There are no categories or themes so just enjoy the freedom and submit your best work.
MONA KUHN –
JUDGE AND AMBASSADOR
The grand winner of the series award will be judged by Mona Kuhn. Mona’s view and experience of photography is one of the sharpest and most respected. She is best known for her large-scale, dream-like photographs of the human form, and her work often reference classical themes with a light and insightful touch. Currently, Mona lives and works in Los Angeles.
Mona Kuhn’s work has been exhibited and/or included in the collections of The J.Paul Getty Museum, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Pérez Art Museum in Miami, The Museum of Photographic Art in San Diego,The George Eastman House, the Griffin Museum in Boston and The International Center of Photography in NYC.
In Europe, her work has been exhibited at the Royal Academy of Art in London England, Le Louvre in France, Deichtorhallen in Hamburg Germany, Musée de l’Élysée in Switzerland, Centre d’art Contemporain at Musée Chaleroi in France, the Leopold Museum in Vienna Austria, and the Australian Center for Photography in Sydney.
Steidl published her four monographs Evidence (2007), Native (2009), Bordeaux Series (2011) and her most recent publication Private (2014).
We invite you to see more of her portfolio – a mesmerizing universe of soft tones, effortless sensuality and intimacy.
SUBMIT YOUR WORK
> Open call for entries
Enter a photographic project on any topic, of any genre, and in any format. We’re interested in the execution, the originality and the meaning of your art. There are no categories or themes so just enjoy the freedom and submit your main body of work.
> How to enter
The Series Award is only open to members of Life Framer. Each series submission should be comprised of 5 to 20 photos. Membership cost is 80 USD.
> Upon submission
Following your entry you’ll also be able to enter all future monthly themes of the Life Framer Prize 2016 (with group shows in Tokyo and New York!). You’ll be granted access to the My LF area and all exclusive membership features.
“Life Framer has given me the opportunity to showcase my work on the international stage. I had the privilege of showing one of my series both online and in an exhibition, which was fantastic exposure and within a few days of the exhibition I had received serious interest from potential buyers. Several of these have already led to sales” – Justine
Justine Tjallinks’ series ‘Nude’ was selected by Brian Paul Clamp, the owner and director of the ClampArt gallery in New York. Nude explores the duality between the vulnerability and strength within oneself. The soft colour palette represents the vulnerability, whilst the strength and determination is found in the body language.
“Albinism in humans is characterized by the absence of pigment in the skin, hair, and/or eyes. Portraits of individuals affected by the disorder bring to mind celebrated photographers such as Tanyth Berkeley and Pieter Hugo. Nonetheless, Justine Tjallinks brings an aesthetic and approach all her own to her portrayal of a beautiful young woman with albinism. The images are sophisticated, polished, and powerfully disarming.” – Brian Paul Clamp.