Encontros da Imagem 2013 – Portugal

Portugal – 

The International Photography award EMERGENTES DST is an initiative by Domingos da Silva Teixeira company, organised by the Festival Encontros da Imagem, with a prize money of 7500€ that will be granted to the best 2013 Contemporary Photography Portfolio. The Prize will be awarded after the Portfolio Review(September 25 / 26) which shall give photographers the opportunity to show their work to commissioners, gallery owners and expert editors, thus establishing solid foundations for the promotion of their work. The Festival Encontros da Imagem invites authors to apply to the Emergentes DST Award.

 

SALVADOR DE BAHIA, BRAZIL – MARCH 21, 2011: Mens fighting with knives and wood stick due to debt problems, on March 21, 2011 in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. Despite the lack of socio-economic support from the government, they have managed to make a safe place for themselves to live, and form a community of their own, which is safer that the alternatives available to them. However they are currently being evicted by the government due to being there illegally. (Photo by Sebastian Liste/Reportage by Getty Images)

The winner will be announced at formal ceremony on September 28, at Theatro Circo in Braga, where the entitled Prize will be handed out and during which a presentation of the portfolios of the finalists shall also take place.  The exhibition of the awarded author´s works shall be on display at the official section of Encontros da Imagem 2013.

 

SALVADOR DE BAHIA, BRAZIL – MAY 9, 2010: Young couples drinking beers on sunday evening, on May 9, 2010 in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. This impoverished community took up residence in an old abandoned chocolate factory on the coast in Salvador de Bahia. Despite the lack of socio-economic support from the government, they have managed to make a safe place for themselves to live, and form a community of their own, which is safer that the alternatives available to them. However they are currently being evicted by the government due to being there illegally. (Photo by Sebastian Liste/Reportage by Getty Images)

Feature Image :  SALVADOR DE BAHIA, BRAZIL – FEBRUARY 5, 2011: Vanessa (13) reunited with her mum. Vanessa´s mother abandonated her  when she was six years old. Few years later Vanessa started to prostitute herself to survive, on February 5, 2011 in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. This impoverished community took up residence in an old abandoned chocolate factory on the coast in Salvador de Bahia. Despite the lack of socio-economic support from the government, they have managed to make a safe place for themselves to live, and form a community of their own, which is safer that the alternatives available to them. However they are currently being evicted by the government due to being there illegally. (Photo by Sebastian Liste/Reportage by Getty Images)

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