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Encontros da Imagem, International Photography Festival is pleased to invite submissions to the XXV edition. The festival will take place in Braga, Portugal on the 25th September 2015, and will provide opportunities for emerging photographers from around the world to submit work and create the opportunity to explore and interrogate the festival theme of Power and Illusion.

Encontros da Imagem Open Call

Festivals, Open calls | 01 April 2015 - 08 May 2015

Encontros da Imagem, International Photography Festival is pleased to invite submissions to the XXV edition. The festival will take place in Braga, Portugal on the 25th September 2015, and will provide opportunities for emerging photographers from around the world to submit work and create the opportunity to explore and interrogate the festival theme of Power and Illusion.

2015 is the year of celebration of the 25th edition and Braga will host the new edition of the International Photography Festival, this time with the motto “Power and Illusion” which is providing an impetus for contemplation regarding the ways in which the technical images relates to reality, the authenticity and the illusion of the medium of photography. 

At a time when power tends to be increasingly on, and the image becomes an unexpected force, it is time to refresh the political consciousness and, at the same time bring a new type of audience, demonstrating the power the image has to captivate.

The new edition of Encontros da Imagem is officially open and the Entries are open until May 8, 2015, month where the results of the selected authors will be announced after evaluation by a panel of an international jury.

Take the chance to compete and win great opportunities:  a personal exhibition at Encontros da Imagem XXV edition, which will take place in Braga, Portugal from 25 September until october 31st 2015, and the dedicated catalogue are provided to selected artists, together with the opportunity of collaborating with national and international art galleries.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 8th May 2015