Entries are now open for the 2022 edition of the international UNPUBLISHED PHOTO contest. Photographers born between 1986 and 2004 have the chance until 10th April to submit their portfolios. The contest is promoted by the Fondazione culture e musei and MUSEC, in collaboration with the 29 ARTS IN PROGRESS gallery in Milan and the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti in Venice. Thanks to the partnership of the De Pietri Artphilein Foundation, the UP22 contest is able to award a cash prize of 2,000 swiss francs to the first prizewinner, 1,500 swiss francs to the second prizewinner and 1,000 swiss francs each to the third and fourth finalists. Artphilein Editions, will also produce and publish an entirely dedicated, fine limited edition catalogue of the one of the young finalists and the overall project.
As in 2020 and 2021, this year MUSEC will present the works of the finalists to the public in a temporary exhibition from 20th October 2022 to 12th February 2023 at its Villa Malpensata venue in Lugano.
How to participate
All photographers born between 1986 and 2004 can participate.
Applicants can submit their portfolios, consisting of 10 images, a project description and a short biography, until the 10 th April 2022. An online application form is available at the following link: https://www.fcmusei.ch/contest/