International photo contest - Climate, state of emergency (Southern Africa / France)

For the 5th year, the Fondation Alliance Française is organising its international photography competition. This year, ahead of COP21 to be held in Paris in December, the famous French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand will be support the competition and the theme is Climat, Etat d’urgence (Climate, state of emergency). The network of Alliance Française in Southern Africa is pleased to be part of this contest and to participate from 2 March to 11 May 2015.

If you live in Southern Africa (South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe or Mozambique), if you are older than 18 and enjoy photography, you can take part. All you need to do is take 2 pictures about one or several of these ideas: climatic issues in your region; climatic evolutions (real or perceived); consequences on people’s lives; public or private solutions that are realized or imagined to fight those negative effects.

One winner will be selected in each Alliance Française, and have their photos sent to Paris, where they will have a chance to win the international competition organised by the Alliance Française Fondation.

- Regional Prize: The regional winner in Southern Africa will win a return plane ticket from South Africa to the Reunion Island. A regional jury will select one regional candidate by the 4th of June 2015.

- International Prize:

  • The Foundation Alliance française will offer the final winner a return plane ticket to Paris, as well as accommodation in the French capital for a week.
  • The Final winner’s pictures will be displayed individually in a Parisian art gallery and/or at the Fondation Alliance française’s own gallery
  • Some pictures will be selected and published in French art magazines.
    The great winner will be announced on the Fondation Alliance Française’s website

Deadline: 11 May

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