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Maribor Photobook Award 2020

Maribor Photobook Award 2020

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The Angry Bat calls application for Maribor Photobook Award 2020.

The award will be accompanied by an exhibition of selected photobooks from the call and will coincide with the exhibition “Borders”.


The theme of the photobook award is Changing realities ‒ what lies behind the horizon?

Human societies are constantly changing. The horizon is new for every generation, for every human. This is reflected clearly in our physical environment. Where there were once borders, today there are none. Where people used to move freely, they are now constrained by private property, surveillance, and the effects of climate change. How do people shape their lives among constant change? How do we make sense of new realities? How do we co-shape the future?


The Maribor Photobook Award is looking for photobooks that are broadly connected to the topic and try to uncover the changing realities of our world in many different areas. Moreover, all the books published after the 1st of January 2018 are eligible for Maribor Photobook Award.


The winner will be awarded a 4000 EUR prize money ‒ no strings attached. Also, 2 runners up prizes of 500 EUR will be awarded. There is no entry fee for this competition.


To apply please fill out one application form per book entered. The application has to be submitted together with the book. The final date to receive the books is the 1st of September 2020 (postmark). The books will not be returned. All books will remain in the permanent collection of The Angry Bat. If the books entered for the award are already in The Angry Batʼs collection, they will become part of the photobook collection of the Photo museum Maribor.

More information available here


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline01 September,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerThe Angry Bat



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