27th Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award

  • Opens
    26 Jul 2023
  • Deadline
    20 Oct 2023
  • Link
  • Entry fee
    FREE
  • Topics Awards, Contemporary Issues, Documentary, Social Issues, War & Conflicts

The award supports documentary photography and photojournalism as a means to raise awareness amongst the public concerning social issues, while also promoting citizen mobilization.

Overview

Médicos del Mundo Spain announces the 27th Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award, aimed at recognizing and disseminating the best images that singularly demonstrate social inequities, injustices and / or human rights abuses, or the situations that either foster or fight them.

Practical Info

People 18 years or older amateur and professional photographers of any nationality who are familiar with the documentary and / or photojournalistic approach can apply. The submitted images must narrate a story related to one of these topics: health, natural disasters, humanitarian action, international cooperation, social exclusion, violation of human rights, armed conflicts, vulnerable groups, refugee and/or migrant populations. The series should present between 5 and 10 photographs where at least 50% of the images must have been made between 2022 and 2023.

In addition to the cash prize of 6.000€, the winner and the finalists will also have their work published in the catalog and displayed in the collective and itinerant exhibition that Médicos del Mundo Spain shall produce.

About Médicos del Mundo

Médicos del Mundo is an independent association that advocates for fulfilment of the fundamental right to health and the enjoyment of a dignified life for everyone.

María Clauss | Winner 2022
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María Clauss | Winner 2022

Jędrzej Nowicki | Winner 2021
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Jędrzej Nowicki | Winner 2021

Santi Palacios | Winner 2020
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Santi Palacios | Winner 2020

Mohsen Kaboli | Winner 2019
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Mohsen Kaboli | Winner 2019