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Portrait Photography 2024 Prize

Photographischesammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne

• Deadline: 19th January, 2024

Theme: Portrait

Prize: €5,000 + Exhibition

• Entry Fees: Free


2024 marks the fourth installment of the August Sander Prize for portrait photography, a significant accolade generously established by Ulla Bartenbach and Prof. Dr. Kurt Bartenbach. This distinguished recognition unfolds in collaboration with the Photographischesammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne.

The core mission of this esteemed prize is to champion emerging contemporary artistic perspectives within the realm of objective-conceptual photography. Grounded in the profound legacy of August Sander's impactful portrait photographs, participants are invited to channel their photographic expressions towards the exploration of human portraits. Bestowed every two years, the prize not only celebrates Sander's enduring influence but also serves as a catalyst for the evolution of innovative approaches to the art of portraiture.


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