Allard Prize for Photography Competition Seeks Submissions


Allard Prize Photography Competition has called on professional and amateur photographers who cover human rights or anti-corruption issues to submit their works for recognition. The Allard Prize Photography Competition recognises photography excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize,

The bi-annual Allard Prize Photography Competition is adjudicated by the Allard Prize Committee and Maxe Fisher, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design and Dynamic Media, Emily Carr University of Art and Design.

Entries should reflect themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the rule of law, and of human rights and/or anti-corruption generally. The competitions also welcome entries that depict corruption and human rights violations in the developed world.

The Allard Prize Committee will select up to six photographs as winners. Each winning photograph will receive CAD $1,000 and be featured on the Allard Prize website, with a brief description and the photographer’s name, for six months.

Winners are selected twice a year, shortly following the submission deadlines of May 1 and November 1. Winning photographs are announced on Allard galleries page and promoted on its social media channels.

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