Open Call 2021

Open Call 2021

The International Women in Photo Association (IWPA) is announcing its open call running from the 1st of September to the 31st of October 2021 for women photographers to submit their entries for the 2021 edition of the awards. Submissions can be done online, and are free of cost.
Free Theme or chosen theme « Solidarity ».

The IWPA Award is a photography award organized by the International Women In Photo Association. Over the past years, the award has attracted thousands of women photographers of different origins and cultural backgrounds, with over 800 photographers participating in 2020 from over 80 countries and 6 continents

The IWPA Award is open to women photographers from all over the world, and those who identify as women, working in any field of photography from fine arts to photo journalism.

An internationally selected jury composed of eminent figures from the art and photography community chooses one laureate , and 9 runners up.
Every year, itinerant exhibitions are organized around the world in Asia, the Middle East and Europe to showcase the works of the Laureate and finalists.

International Women in Photo provides a platform for women photographers and promotes their work to a wide and diverse audience thus contributing to a plurality of visions. Its mission is to  encourage and help women photographers to gain global recognition in order for them to move forward creatively and professionally.

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Calendar for IWPA Award 2021: 

September 1st, 2021Open Call begins
October 31st, 2021, midnight French timeClosing date
1st December 2021Announcement of Pre-selected photographers
March 12, 2022Announcement of the Laureate and Finalists, French Pavilion, Expo 2020 Dubai.  
LaterFollowing the inaugural exhibition, the Exhibition is to travel to cities in the Middle East/Asia, and  Europe, including Dubai, Tokyo and Geneva

The IWPA is supported by Canon France, Fisheyes, Efti, KG+ .