oproep voor jonge fotografen: 5de prijs Hystrio-Occhi di Scena

Magazine Hystrio, quarterly journal of theatre and performance, presents the 5th edition of the Hystrio-Occhi di Scena award, open to all photographers under the age of 35 (candidates must be born in 1978 or later), resident in Europe. The award will be presented during the final night of the Hystrio Award Ceremonies, which will take place in Milano on June 22nd 2013.
Application procedure:
The competition is articulated around themes, in order to gather, across the years, a heterogeneous and varied landscape of the performance arts. The theme for this edition is: Ritratti ad arte - Artful portraits (Portraits from the world of the scenic arts).
The candidate can participate with a minimum of 5 to a maximum of 20 images.
The portraits can be posed, realized in a studio, staged or caught in action.
A portrait can also be the narrative through visual images of an artist or a professional of the scenic arts.
Any other interpretation in the technical or conceptual approach of a photographic portrait is welcome.
Applicants can present portraits of one or more subjects; in a second moment, the jury could ask to examine, in addition to the selected images, the series of photographs from which the applicant made her/his selection, in order to better evaluate the photographer’s work.

The winners of the award will be entitled to the publication of their work on the Hystrio magazine and on a catalogue published by Titivillus, to a work-scholarship to make a reportage of two productions of the Teatrino dei Fondi/Titivillus Mostre Editoria, to a free participation to two modules of the Advanced Photography Program (Corso di Formazione Avanzata di Fotografia) at IED Milano from February to November 2014, and the opportunity of seeing their work exhibited in San Miniato (Pisa, November 2013-January 2014). Furthermore, the best selected works will be collectively exhibited at the Hystrio Award Ceremonies (Milan, June 2013).

The jury will be composed by: Massimo Agus (photographer); Rossella Bertolazzi (director of IED Visual Communication); Maurizio Buscarino (photographer); Claudia Cannella (director of Hystrio); Luigi De Angelis (Fanny & Alexander); Silvia Lelli (photograper); Andrea Messana (photographer), Roberta Reineke (photo editor of Rolling Stone Magazine).

To apply, send an email to andrea.messana@hystrio.it with the following materials:
a) the application form
duly filled and signed;
b) the copy of a valid piece of identification;
c) the CV of the author;
d) a copy of the receipt of payment of the 35€ application fee (equal to a one-year subscription to the Hystrio magazine) to be paid, with reason of payment “Premio Hystrio-Occhi di Scena 2013”, on the account Conto Corrente Postale n. 000040692204 entitled to Hystrio-Associazione per la diffusione della cultura teatrale, via De Castillia 8, 20124 Milano; or via a bank deposit to the account Conto Corrente Postale n. 000040692204, IBAN IT66Z0760101600000040692204.
e) a consent form signed by the represented subjects (fundamental for those photographers who will be selected).
The receipts of payment must include the address to which the applicant would like to receive its annual subscription of the journal. Only after verification of the application materials, each participant will receive instructions on how and where to deliver her/his images.

All materials must be sent by May 6th, 2013.

info-email: Andrea Messana andrea.messana@hystrio.it