Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) has launched an African photographic competition

The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is launching an African photographic competition around the OpenForum called OPENPhoto that will be hosted by the four Open Society Africa Foundations in Cape Town from May 22-May 24, 2012.
The title of the OpenForum is:  MONEY, SEX & POWER: The paradox of unequal growth.
 The OpenPhoto award will recognize photographers based in Africa whose work highlights how inequality plays itself out within the parameters of MONEY, POWER and SEX. Please go to for more information.
The winner and three runner ups, will be selected by an international jury, will be exhibited at the conference, as well as online. The photographs will also be used in a special Openspace journal/book on inequality.
Deadline: Submissions will be accepted from now until the deadline of midnight (CAT) April 9, 2012. Winners will be announced on April 25, 2012  
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Date announced for 2012 Submissions

We are excited to invite photographers to submit their work  for the Ernest Cole Photographic Award of 2012. All submissions must be received by the 15th June 2012 and should be submitted in line with the submission guidelines provided on this website The winning photographer will receive R150 000, with which to complete the project, have an exhibition during 2013 and publish a book thereof. Judging for the 2012 Award  will take place in July 2012.  
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