Syngenta Photography Award Rural – Urban Exhibition

May 3, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions, Events | 0 Comments |
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The Syngenta Photography Award Exhibition includes the works of the six finalists of the first-ever Syngenta International Photography Awards. In its inaugural year, the theme of the award is “Rural-Urban”, which aims to raise awareness and stimulate dialogue about the relationship and tensions between urban and rural environments, and to further explore the impact these issues have on global resources. Taking place at Somerset House, London from 17 - 21 May 2013, the exhibition features a selection of entries by finalists Jan Brykczyński (Poland), Pablo Lopez Luz (Mexico), Mimi Mollica (Italy), André François (Brazil), Holly Lynton (U.S.) and Vitaliy Popkov as well as over fifty other artists.

Syngenta Press Release

Syngenta Photography Award Rural – Urban Exhibition

Somerset House, London 17 - 21 May 2013

The Syngenta Photography Award Exhibition will take place at Somerset House, London from 17 - 21 May 2013. The Syngenta Photography Award is a new international competition that aims to stimulate dialogue around key global challenges through compelling imagery.

In its inaugural year, the theme of the award is “Rural-Urban”, which aims to raise awareness and stimulate dialogue about the relationship and tensions between urban and rural environments, and to further explore the impact these issues have on global resources.

The Syngenta Photography Award exhibition will bring together the finest work from both the Professional Commission and Open Competition categories and will further explore six inter-related themes emerging from the photographs submitted for the award: urban sprawl; greening urban environments; deforestation; food production; infrastructure and migration.

The exhibition will include the six finalists. For the Professional Commission these are: Jan Brykczyński (Poland), Pablo Lopez Luz (Mexico) and Mimi Mollica (Italy). The Open Competition finalists are: André François (Brazil), Holly Lynton (U.S.) and Vitaliy Popkov (Ukraine).

Also on display will be work from over fifty other artists. The exhibition is being curated by Candlestar.

All entries to the award were judged by an international panel, chaired by the highly esteemed author and curator William A. Ewing.

Photograph © Anna Beeke, The Syngenta Photography Award 2013



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