PHOTO IS:RAEL is happy to launch the open call for the Meitar Award 2018.
The Meitar Award is an international prize awarded for excellence in the field of photography, an initiative of PHOTO IS:RAEL and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund. By submitting your work, you will have the opportunity to showcase it to a world-class jury, have the chance to win a grant of $14,000 that includes a one-year long cooperation with a curator and a solo exhibition.
The jury, compiled of internationally renowned professionals, will select a shortlist of 20 finalists whose works will be presented in a group exhibition at the Israel Photography Festival in Tel Aviv during the month of November 2018.
The prize will be awarded for the third consecutive year. We are happy to announce our recent cooperation with Head On International Photography Festival in Sydney, Australia. Following the finalists’ exhibition at the International Photography Festival in Tel-Aviv in November 2018, the exhibition will move to Head On in Sydney where it will be exhibited in May 2019.
All the submitted works will be judged anonymously according to their originality and quality.
An independent jury will select 20 photographers for the shortlist. These photographers will be displayed in a group exhibition at the Israel Photography Festival in November 2018 and at Head On Photography Festival, Sydney Australia in May 2019. All works will be judged anonymously according to their originality and quality.
The jury will select the winner of the Meitar Award 2018 from the shortlist, who will receive a grant of $14,000, as well as a solo exhibition at the Israel Photography Festival 2018. The grant includes prize money, a one-year cooperation with a professional curator and a production of a solo exhibition at the 2019 International Photography Festival.