Participation Guidelines for Artists
Each artist should submit:
- A completed Entry Form (see attachment)
- Not more than 10 and not less than 3 color or black-and-white photographs in digital format.
Submission Instructions for Photographs
- Photographs can be sent as low-resolution image files (jpeg format). The required maximum horizontal dimension is 1920 pixels and the maximum vertical dimension is 1080 pixels with a resolution of 300 dpi. and maximum image file size of 2 MB. Please send entries via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Competition #PressforProgress for More and Better Jobs for Sri Lankan Women in the subject line.
- Please attach the entry form to the same email.
- Submissions are accepted via email only (email@example.com).
Complete applications should be submitted by 23:59 your local time on October 7, 2018.
The competition is open to females who are amateur photographers, emerging artists, and established professionals. There is no age limit. World Bank Group staff, including Consultants, Interns, Contractors and their immediate family members, are not eligible to participate in the Contest. Project staff contracted through World Bank supported projects are eligible to participate. Non-immediate/distant relatives of the panel members are also ineligible.
Only selected artists will be notified, by November 3, 2018
The photographs remain the property of the photographer. If the World Bank or any partner organization would like to use these photographs beyond the scope of this exhibition, it will be with prior approval of the photographer and with due credit. In addition awards will be sponsored by the partner organizations once winners are finalized.
Selection Committee and Prize
The entries will be evaluated by an international committee composed of Michael Foley and Andrea Baldeck chaired by Dr. Idah Pswarayi-Riddihough, World Bank Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives. The first three prize winners will receive a prize in the form of recognition and visibility.
The selected artists will be featured in a monographic exhibition curated by the World Bank Art Program and the Academy of Design Colombo. Pickme Sri Lanka will host a mobile exhibition. The exhibition and fringe events will be held in Colombo in close coordination between the World Bank Office in Colombo and the Colombo Municipal Council and other partners listed below. The exhibition will be accompanied by a publication.
No fixed number of works is established for the final exhibition. The decision is based on the quality of submissions and curatorial selection.
The main responsibility of the selected artists will be to be a responsive partner with the World Bank Group Office during the organization of the exhibition, and to assure timely response to the Office’s requests.
The World Bank Office responsibility
The Office will pay for the printing and framing of the photos for the exhibition using its own equipment and resources.
The Office will pay for the installation of the exhibition. The Office will not be able to pay the artists any fees.
The Office will design, print, and disseminate a brochure of the exhibition. Each artist will receive 10 complimentary copies of the brochure.
The Office will promote the exhibition in the usual ways allowed for the World Bank Group’s programs and in close coordination with partner organizations.
Last Updated: Sep 08, 2018