Setting a Sign for Peace
Peace is a dominant issue of our times. The struggle for peace is omnipresent. We, the people of the world, yearn for peace when discord rules our lives. Discord between nations or ethnic groups, discord in society, or within in our families. But, at the same time, every single one of us yearns for inner peace and harmony.
With the “German Peace Prize for Photography”, the initiators – the City of Peace Osnabrück and the Felix Schoeller Group, which has its headquarters in Osnabrück – wish to give the debate on peace room to develop at another level. The “German Peace Prize for Photography” honors works that conceptually interpret the topic of “Peace” by means of the medium of photography. Professional photographers around the world are invited to enter their portfolios depicting their interpretation of the various different aspects of peace and, by doing so, set a personal sign for peace in our times.
In the case of the “German Peace Prize for Photography”, peace is, however, a broadly interpretable concept. It may, for example, express peace between peoples, peaceful coexistence in a nation or a family, or the inner peace of individuals.
There are no limitations set with regard to the photographic genre. The photographs submitted could well be, for instance, journalistic works or portraits, landscapes, architecture, or freestyle/conceptual photography. The “German Peace Prize for Photography” has now been integrated as a special category within the framework of the Felix Schoeller Photo Award competition.
|Timing of the Award 2021|
|Submission period||Registration and upload option for concepts and submissions||1/1-5/31/2021|
|Submission deadline||Last day for online submissions||5/31/2021|
|Online judging for compilation of the longlist||The juries view all work entered and compile a longlist for each category||6/7-7/18/2021|
|Online judging for compilation of the shortlist||The juries view all work entered and compile a shortlist for each category||7/23-8/16/2021|
|Publication of shortlist||The shortlist will be published on this website||8/23/021|
|Final jury sessions||Discussion of shortlisted works, selection of five nominees per category, and the selection of the winners from the nominated works||8/26/2021|
|Publication of nominees||Publication of the work of the nominees in the Winners’ Gallery on this website||8/30/2021|
|Awards ceremony||Virtual award ceremony which will be online streamed. The nominees will be connected online and get informed live who the prizewinner is.||10/2/2021|
|Publication of award winners||Publication of the work of the award winners in the Winners’ Gallery, start of the press and online campaign||10/3/2021|
|Exhibition opening||Exhibition opening in Osnabrück’s Museum Quarter||10/3/2021|
An Overview of the Other Categories of the Felix Schoeller Photo Award
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Best Work by an Emerging Photographer
Only professional photographers may submit entries to the “German Peace Prize for Photography”. Only emerging photographers may submit entries to the special category “Best Work by an Emerging Photographer”. No liability is assumed for the accuracy of the information provided. The final terms and conditions of entry apply. These can be found here.