KAUNAS PHOTO STAR is back again in 2012, calling photographers regardless of their age, nationality, country of residence, themes and styles of photography.
This year KAUNAS PHOTO STAR portfolio review project has expanded, adding an initial on-line portfolio reviews stage, which will be a valuable tool to expose the works of photographers to experts of photography from 5 continents.
KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2012 is much more than just a portfolio review or a competition…
50 experts online from 5 continents, reviewing works and selecting 60 finalists;
20 reviewers in face-to-face personal reviews facing the finalist’s works in Kaunas on September 6 and 7, 2012;
A portfolio walk, enabling photographers to meet all reviewers;
A “KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Photographers’ Night” on September 7, 2012 with every finalist presenting his / her work to the audience, culminated by the announcement of the Winner and the Runners-up;
One Winner receiving an invitation for a solo exhibition at KAUNAS PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY in 2013 with expenses paid by KAUNAS PHOTO festival
A number or Runners-up – receiving invitations for solo exhibitions to 5 museum / gallery spaces of Europe;
Every participant benefitting from possibilities of exchange, meetings with experts, colleagues and members of the international image communtiy, visiting exhibitions of KAUNAS PHOTO festival
First stage – ENTRIES – 10 EUR, to be paid at the to be paid at the time of sending the entry. One photographer can enter multiple bodies of work, but needs to pay as many participation fees as many potrfolios he / she submits for the first and second stages.
Second stage – ONLINE reviews – 35 EUR, to be paid immediately after receiving the confirmation of acceptance.
Third stage – FACE-TO-FACE portfolio reviews – 50 EUR, to be paid after receiving the Finalist announcement letter, until July 28, 2012.
DEADLINE: 28 June 2012