Under the theme "Where's the water?"The contest offers three finishers as attractive prize ticket to Paris, scholarship at the Alliance Française, plus group exhibition at Gallery Alliance French Rio de Janeiro. Registration is free via the website www.prixphotoaf.com.br
"We all know that life is impossible without water. nevertheless, in our everyday life, Water is increasingly invisible: channeled, buried, Bottled… Hidden in the city, they forgot that the water (river or sea) He was responsible for its origin; invisible in the field, because of pollution. And when the water becomes visible, when it overflows: rivers that fill, floods, tsunamis… "But where is the water" is intended as an invitation to find out or fragile trace of water in our daily lives ".
Laurent Vidal, historian, researcher and professor at the University of La Rochelle, France
Registration for the photo contest Prix Photo Alliance Française 2018 They can be made by each and every photographer, physical person, largest 18 years and resident in Brazil, from 03 September to 07 October 2018, for free. Interested parties should access the contest website www.prixphotoaf.com.br, fill in the registration form and send 10 images inspired by the theme "But where is the water?”, which invites photographers from Brazil to direct their views on the importance of water in our daily lives. Images can be in color or in black and white, manipulated or not, obtained through analog or digital equipment. The cultural contest is sponsored by the Alliance Française General Delegation of Brazil with the support of Air France, Hotel Sofitel authorized by Caixa, C.A.nº 3-6912/2018.
Materials winners will be selected by a technical jury composed of the following participants: Eugenio Savio, degree in journalism (UFMG), Master in Communication and Culture (UFRJ), photographer and photography professor and journalism at the PUC Minas. Since 2004 It is dedicated to promoting the dissemination of Brazilian copyright photographic production; Ioana Mello, Coordenadora de Exposições do FotoRio e atua como curadora, writer, consultant, professor and critic of photography; João Kulcsar, teacher, photographer, Master of Arts from the University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom. Curador de exposições de fotografia, teacher and coordinator of photography at Senac-SP from 1990; Marie Hospital, journalist and correspondent France Media Agency in Rio de Janeiro, makes the video coverage of the Brazilian news, worked in London and Paris and is part of the founding team AFPTV, the video channel of the international news agency; Katia Chalita, governess, producer and cultural manager, consultant for media education and communication, dirigiu o Núcleo de TV, Rádio e Cinema da MultiRio. Presidente do Conselho da Aliança Francesa do Rio de Janeiro, President of the Institute of Brazil-Lebanon Cultural. Foi Secretária de Cultura de Petrópolis. Membro da Academia Petropolitana de Letras e Debatedora do programa “Uncensored”.
The top two are chosen by the official jury and a third prize is chosen by popular vote in exclusively electronic voting, conducted through the site www.prixphotoaf.com.br, between 24 October and 25 November.
A first place receives as a prize a travel package with the right companion, containing: airline tickets from Air France / ticket to Paris, from Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Fortaleza, transfer of residence, hosting six nights in Paris with breakfast in hotel 3 stars, which equals the total value of the prize in the amount of R $ 7000 Reais. A second place receives as a prize a travel package with the right companion, entitled to hosting two nights with breakfast at the Sofitel Ipanema, in Rio de Janeiro (Av. Vieira Souto, 460, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro - RJ), round-trip tickets / back to Rio de Janeiro, leaving the city of contemplated and transfer of residence, The gross amount of R $ package 3 1000 real. The third work elected by popular vote wins a scholarship for a semester at the Alliance Française nearest the residence of the contemplated, not worth R $ 3 1000 real.
The portfolios of the three winners participate, yet, of traveling exhibitions by the French Alliances in Brazil and abroad. The opening exhibition will be in the Gallery of the French Alliance Rio de Janeiro, scheduled for March 2019.
The theme of the eighth edition of this important photography contest "But where is the water?” or "But where is the water?"I was proposed by the French historian and professor at the University of La Rochelle, in France, Olivier Laurent Vidal. Laurent is history researcher in Brazil and the Americas and sought with this theme inspire photographers on the importance of water in our lives and in our cities. According to him, often only we realize its importance, when it is invisible or overflows. The researcher leaves the photographers participating, the invitation to find out or fragile trace of water in our daily lives.
The disclosure of the results of the jury voting and the official jury will be made on the contest website Prix Photo Alliance Française, on 30 November.
A PRIX PHOTO ALLIANCE FRENCH, formerly known under the title Prix Photo Web is a photo contest sponsored by the General Delegation of the Alliance Française of Brazil. Your goal is to enhance the creation of contemporary young photographers, and promote cultural exchange between Brazil and France. The competition is authorized by Federal Savings Bank (Certificate of Authorization No. CASH 3-6912/2018). This is the eighth edition of this important contest that has become traditional in the national photography Marketplace. In this edition of 2018 the panel is formed by: five members of national and international recognition in the photographic area, among critics, curators, artists and scholars, and the General Director of the French Alliance in Brazil, Peggy Giordano.
About the Alliance Française
With 133 years of activities in Brazil, the French Alliance is a reference in the language and doubtless, the most respected institution and known the world, when it comes to the spread of the French language and Francophone cultures. Has, currently, more than 830 units 132 countries, where they study about 500.000 students. In France, it has schools and cultural centers for foreign students. Brazil has the world's largest network of French Alliances with 37 associations and 68 units.
It is the only institution in Brazil authorized by the Embassy of France, to apply the tests that give access to international diplomas DELF and DALF, recognized by the French Ministry of National Education. The Alliance Française is also official examination centre for international testing validity of two years TCF (The French Knowledge Test) TEF and Canadian (French Assessment Test) and the national test valid for one year Capes (recognized by agencies CAPES and CNPq MEC).
The Alliance Française in Brazil develops partnerships with numerous French and Brazilian companies, In addition to being an essential actor of franco-Brazilian cultural dialogue.
The Alliance Française of Rio de Janeiro offers 25% discount on all regular courses, workshops, Seniors, among others for state and municipal employees of Rio de Janeiro.
|Prix Photo Alliance Française 2018|
|Inscriptions: from 3 September to 7 October|
|Inscription value: Free|
|popular vote: from 24 October to 25 November|
|Results of the competition: 30 November|
|Exhibition of the winning photos: March 2019|
|Local: Alliance Française Gallery – Rua Muniz Barreto, 730, Botafogo|
(21) 2286-4248 / 2539-4118
|Regulation and registration: www.prixphotoaf.com.br|