2021 The Fineman New Photography Award


April 23, 2021

Who may enter
The competition is open to photographers residing in the Asia Pacific region. All participants must be of age 18 and over.

The Fineman New Photography Award is part of the 9th Ballarat International Foto Biennale in Australia.

For the second time, the Ballarat International Foto Biennale will launch The Fineman New Photography Award in 2021. This award places the focus on photographic artists working throughout the Asia Pacific region; seeking to find those whose work is beginning to receive critical attention and deserves to be seen by international audiences. A selection of up to 6 artists will receive an exhibition within the 2021 Biennale Core Program alongside other finalists, and receive support from BIFB curators in the realisation of their exhibition.

Entries must be a series of photographs comprising of no less than 4 images and up to 20 responding to the 2021 premise of Past. Tense. Now.

The submitted series must be a finished project and have been executed and/or resolved after 1 January 2020.

2019 Winner

Yichen Zhou (China), Daily Talk

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Entry fee 
The entry fee is AUD $20.

The winner will receive a cash prize of AUD $10,000.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.