The Municipality of Clervaux and the Cercle Artistique de Luxembourg (CAL) have jointly launched a new photography prize.
The "Prix de la Photographie - Clervaux Cité de l'image" rewards the work of a photographer and one of his / her recent contemporary photographic works. The prize favours photography that meets the requirements of artistic quality, research, innovation and originality.
The "Prix de la Photographie - Clervaux Cité de l'image" is for a total amount of €7,000, divided into two prizes: the jury prize of €5,000 and the incentive prize of €2,000. The municipality of Clervaux fully contributes this amount. The prize is awarded in principle every two years.
Interested artists have until 25 February 2022 to submit their digital application form via the website: https://prixdelaphotographie.clervaux.lu/.
The jury for the selection of the photography prize will be made up of a personality with internationally recognised skills as Chair, proposed by the other members of the jury, and the following representatives: a representative appointed by the municipality of Clervaux, two representatives appointed by the CAL, one representative appointed by the Centre National de l'Audiovisuel (CNA), one representative appointed by the non-profit organisation Clervaux - Cité de l'image (CDI) and one representative appointed by Lycée Edward Steichen Clervaux (LESC), as well as a representative of the wArtehalle Welchenhausen museum and a professional photographer proposed by the other members of the jury. The decisions of the jury are final.
The rules for the "Prix de la Photographie - Clervaux Cité de l'image" are outlined on the organisers' websites.