‘Unpublished Photo’ is a global open call for young and emerging photographers aged 18 to 30, with images that have not been previously published. The competition, started in 2018, attracts a growing number of artists worldwide each year. Finalists will have their works exhibited at MUSEC’s Villa Malpensata venue in Lugano, Switzerland, from 15 December 2023 to 18 February 2024. Four photographers will be selected as finalists.
Eligibility: All photographers born between 1993 and 2005 are eligible to participate. Applicants will be required to submit their portfolios, consisting of 10 images that have stylistic and technical coherence on one chosen theme, a project description and a short biography.
What you get: The winning finalist will receive a monetary prize of 2,000 Swiss francs, while the second runner-up will receive 1,500 Swiss francs. The third and fourth finalists will each receive 1,000 Swiss francs, and all finalists will have their works shown in an exhibition at Musec.