URBAN Photo Awards is a world wide photo contest that has come to its 10th edition. URBAN looks for talent and quality both among professional and amateur photographers, offering them an international platform from which to get noticed.
More than € 10,000 in prize value: € 1,500 for the Winner Overall chosen by the President of the Jury Martin Parr, € 1,000 for the first portfolio, € 500 for the Best Author, one Winners’ Exhibition at Trieste Photo Days 2019 festival, one exhibition at Poreč Museum (Croatia) for 3 selected projects, Winner’s gala dinner at Trieste Photo Days with Martin Parr, Nick Turpin and festival’s guests, a lot of prizes offered by the contest’s partners, publication on photo magazines and on the fifth volume of “URBAN unveils the City and its secrets”.
URBAN 2019 is divided into two sections dedicated to Urban Photography. “Single Photos”, with 4 thematic areas (Streets, People, Spaces, Creative), and “Projects & Portfolios” where each participant can submit a series of images oriented to show his or her idea through photographs.
Works must be submitted no later than May 31st, 2019 and will be selected by a prestigious Jury chaired by Martin Parr, British street photographer and member of the prestigious Magnum Photos agency.
As president of the jury, Martin Parr will be guest of honour at the sixth edition of Trieste Photo Days where he will personally choose the Winner Overall of URBAN 2019 and will reward him during the awards ceremony of the contest on Saturday, October 26 2019. In addition, Martin Parr will host a not to be missed conference during Trieste Photo Days.
Other than regular prizes, URBAN gives the chance to the best ranked photographers to enter its tour of travelling photo exhibitions, the real and tangible value of this contest. Since 2011 URBAN has setup exhibitions in Poland (Krakow, Łódź, Warsaw, Raciborz and Gliwice), Hungary (Budapest, Pécs and Miskolc), Germany (Berlin and Hamburg), Serbia (Beograd), Austria (Klagenfurt), Cyprus (Limassol, Paphos and Nicosia), Latvia (Riga), Croatia (Poreč and Rijeka), Slovenia (Koper), Ukraine (Sumy), Colombia (Bucaramanga) and Italy (Milan, Venice, Trieste and Rome).