November 14, 2016 / December 20, 2016

Photographers from all over the world, this one's for you! Time to submit your work for the Voies Off Award held in Arles (France) during the first week of July. Submission deadline: 20 December 2016

Participate in one of the most interesting photo competition, award and festival in the world!

The festival "Voies off" itself is embedded in the opening week of Rencontres d'Arles, the oldest and most prestigious of all photo festivals. Both events take place simultaneously inside the antique French city of Arles. They attract experts from all over the world (curators, gallery owners, fine art photography dealers, press, critics, museum staff, and of course photographers).

Voies Off gives you an opportunity to show them your work.

Photographers from all over the world can apply.
Submission deadline: December 20, 2016

An International Jury will award 7,500 € worth of prizes

Prix voies off- The winner of the 2017 Voies Off Award will receive the sum of 5,000 €.
- The winner of the 2017 SAIF Discovery Award, one of our key partners, will receive the sum of 2,500 €.
- The winner of the lacritique.org Award will be granted the publication of a portfolio accompanied by an introductory text by one of the best art critic on the www.lacritique.org website

And yet there is more...

60 photographers will be selected for the night projections:
Every night for a whole week, quality creative photographic works from all around the world will be presented to a demanding and appreciative audience in the courtyard of what was the Archbishop’s Palace right in the heart of the ancient city. All works are welcome as long as they are the expression of a coherent creative approach.


Participate in the 2017 Voies Off Photo Award and be immediately rewarded with a Free Pass to the Voies Off Portfolio Reviews organised in Arles July 4-8, 2017.
If you are one of the 60 selected laureates you will be upgraded to the Pass Privilège level and will get the opportunity to have first choices of whom among the expert professionals you would like to meet.


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