Abstract art is art that does not attempt to represent an accurate depiction of a visual reality, but instead use shapes, colors, forms and gestural marks to achieve its effect.
The early days of photography centered on true to life imagery i.e. family portraits, images of streets, towns, mansions… Over time photographers expanded their vision to more moody images, ultimately to where photography is today; an all encompassing art form, generated by camera and lens, and producing a vast sampling of imagery from reality to less recognizable abstracts.
This call is about the abstracts; those images that are not instantly identified as that person, that thing, etc. It doesn’t matter if you photograph something abstract or create the abstraction through photographic processes. Macro shots, close ups of graffiti, fanciful post processing manipulations or just photographing something at an angle that disguises it – they all work.
As with all NYC4PA calls all 2D photo mediums are welcome.
Closing date – March 7, 2021
Prize pool – US$4000 total prize money to 10 winners – exhibition catalog – online gallery
Entry fee – US$35/3 $10 for each additional image
Eligibility – Open to all photographers worldwide
Selection process – Judged
Copyright policy – All entrants to NYC4PA Open Calls for Entry, by virtue of their submission, are attesting that the images submitted are their own work and there has been no copyright infringement. NYC4PA will not be held liable for any infringement of rights that might surface during the jurying or displaying of any image.
Usage Rights policy – By submitting you grant NYC4PA the right to use your image(s) for promotion and advertisement of NYC4PA as well as inclusion in the NYC4PA catalog and online gallery if the image is prize winning, juror selection or honorable mention. The photographer retains all rights to the image.