how to enter

THE IOM CA

PHOTOSTORY PROJECT

Migrants: An Invisible Force in Central Asia

DEADLINE

25 MAY

Only Central Asian citizens residing in Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) are eligible to submit original photography to one of two categories:

UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Eligibility
Any Central Asian University/College student (ages 18-26)

Photos
  • The number of photos: 5
  • Photos should be shot on mobile phone cameras
  • Photos must be related to theme of the project
  • Accepted color or black and white photos
  • The size of each file: max 5 MB
  • File Format: .JPG, .JPEG

Story
A short text accompanying the photographs (max.150 words) in English or in Russian. The text may be a description related to the photos or the concept that lies behind them.

 

ARTISTS/PHOTOGRAPHERS

Eligibility
  • Any Central Asian artist or photographer (no age limit)
Photos
  • Number of photos: 10 to 15
  • Accepted series of images (the total number of photos that are included in the photo series shouldn’t be more than 15)
  • Accepted color or black and white photos
  • The size of each file: max 5 MB
  • File Format: .JPG, .JPEG
  • Image Resolution: 300 dpi
  • Consider photos only without additional inscriptions (no application to the logos photos, copyrights and signatures), frames, and other elements that have been added over the photos taken with the camera or after the post-processing base.
  • Don’t permit use photos made by other photographer, picture montage, add any addition elements that are absent in the photo.
  • Only moderate processing photos with the aim of improving the quality of the picture: reducing "red-eye", improving color, sharpness adjustment level, etc.

Story
A short text accompanying the photographs (max.250 words) in English or in Russian. The text may be a story related to the series or the concept that lies behind them.