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The Baron Prize

The Baron Prize 2021 (£1000 and a £1000 gift card)

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The BARON PRIZE is a biannual award, which recognizes artists, photographers, and filmmakers who have created projects investigating gender, sex, sexuality, and identity politics. BARON Books was launched in 2011, stocked worldwide in 20 different countries, many of the books are in collections including the book collections at MoMA NYC and The LUMA Foundation.

The first and second edition of the BARON PRIZE was judged by a transnational panel including Ashleigh Kane (Dazed & Confused); Chiara Bardelli Nonino (Italian Vogue); Ché Zara Blomfield (Art Editor Baron & Curator); Petra Collins (Curator & Photographer) Sue Webster (Artist), Bruce LaBruce (Artist & Director) and Nadia Lee Cohen (Photographer).

The third edition of the BARON PRIZE will be judged by a panel including Julie Verhoeven (artist), Matthew Holroyd (Baron Founder), Sunil Gupta (photographer) and PZ Today (Creative Director).


The winner will be announced in June 2021 and the winner’s prize is £1000 and a £1000 gift certificate to spend at Baron Books.


  • The prize is open to artists, filmmakers, photographers working in any medium and from anywhere in the world, over the age of 18 can apply for the 2021 edition of the BARON PRIZE.
  • The artist statement must include the title of the work and describe what you have submitted; why you have made it and the meaning of the work. It must also describe a rationale behind the construction of the submission.

Submission Requirements

  • One Work – Maximum upload 6 MB
  • File Type for still submissions – JPEG
  • Film Submissions – weblink to view the film
  • Artists Statement – 500 words min – please include work title
  • Deadline – April 01 2021
  • Winners Announced – June 2021
  • Submission Questions – [email protected]

Enter the third edition of the BARON PRIZE


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline30 April,2021
Open toAll
OrganizerBaron Books



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