Submissions have just opened for the the Festival Programme of the 12th Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops, to be held this year from 3rd – 10th December 2016 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
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The longest-running photography event in Southeast Asia, the annual Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops is a free international platform and educational resource for established and emerging photographers. The week-long event features exhibitions, outdoor projections, professional workshops, and outreach activities.
Photo by @nickaxelrod from the book “Transitioning Cambodia”. The book will be part of open discussion by a great line of photographers hosted by @ruomcollective today at Angkor Photo Festival – Come and join us today at 2pm at Alliance Art Cafe. March 27, 2009 – Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A child plays in muddy water that is spraying out of a broken pipe, the pipes are pumping sand into a natural lake in Borei Reakreay community. The community was evicted from their homes in mid-2009 to make way for residential complexes. © Nicolas Axelrod / Ruom
Two different submission categories continue to be offered for the festival’s 12th Edition. The ‘OPEN’ category accepts work on all topics and issues, and the ‘THE IMPACT PROJECT’ seeks stories on individuals, groups, or small organizations working to make a difference.
As the landscape of storytelling has been continually evolving in this digital age, the festival is also now open to receiving multimedia submissions for all categories.
“When the right balance between photography, video and audio is found, the strength of the testimony can be further revealed in a more spirited way,” Programme Coordinator Françoise Callier said.
Photo by Chiara Luxardo,(@chiaraluxardo), based in Yangon, Myanmar This image is from her series, Family Home, a history of the transformation of the place where she grew up, a farm in northern Italy, and the inhabitants deeply connected to the land. Porfolio Reviewer, Kevin Wy Lee, Founder of Invisible Photographer Asia, says “Beautiful sensibility and wit. Chiara makes portraiture look so easy. —— This week @angkorphotofest will be featuring a photo a day that most surprised one of our portfolio reviewers here at #AngkorPhoto.
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You can read information, FAQs and submit your work on the festival website here.