You can find online the new announcement of selection for Out of Left Field for the Photography Section of Autofocus 9, the international contest of Vanni Occhiali dedicated to young artists and to free creativity.
After the conclusion, in November 2017, of the selections for Exhibition, Video and Performance sections, you can start to submit an application and compete to win the Photography Award.
Which are the new possibilities, views, dialectics, paths that are opening into the field of spontaneous and urgent reflection that photography is carrying out on its self, on both a conscious and not conscious level? Out of the field comes form a new expression of the international urban language, and it means: unexpectedly, suddenly and surprisingly.
The expression comes from a technical terminology of baseball. It’s a title that wants to turn the attention on everything that is happening beyond territories that are conventional and known for the photography activity.
At the contest are admitted projects of artists (individual or groups) between 18 and 35 years that live in Italy or in an European country.
The selected project will be presented with a personal exhibition at the project space Autofocus inside the Vanni’s showroom in Turin. It will take place at the same time of the Salone del Libro, in may 2018, and it will be equipped with a catalog and a subsidy of production of 500 euros.
The competition announcement can be downloaded from the website page dedicated to Vanni Occhiali.
The picture is part of Meandro Rosso, of Paolo Bandinu, the winner of the video section of the Autofocus 8.