Concept DIRECTORY


Escape by Fang Tong

It seems to be a bright and colorful solo travel; the disguise hides the traveler’s loneliness. The same red dress re-appears in the vivid scenery, but the trip seems to be a series of surreal scenes.

Matryoshka Dolls by Sascha Bauer

I have asked my mother to tell me about the similarities and differences she sees in me, her and my grandmother. I have learnt a lot about three of us from what she told me.

The Photography of Elena Oganesyan

People tend to hide their innermost feelings. We don’t like to discuss them or express them in daily life. Through photography I connect with my own hidden fears and desires – I can fix my inner chaos.

A World of Lights by Pepa Torres

“A World of Lights” is a series of images that started 4 years ago, taken in various parts of the world, utilising diverse luminous objects that I find on the streets, camera movement and long exposure techniques.

Groping by Vasiliki Sandali

Self, intimacy, reflexivity…. In this series of photographs I am exploring various themes revolving around the Self. The headless self-portraits located within my most intimate space and objects are trying to observe me from afar

Squibtography by Peter Wolf

These works are part of my collection of fireworks photographs. Using a somewhat unconventional camera technique. Handheld, camera settings all manual, and changing settings on the lens during exposure. I call it Squibtography.

Oneness in difference by Lucy Maratkanova

This series was inspired by my recent insights. An emotion, feeling, energy or idea can manifestate itself in different forms, but when you tune up your inner vision, you can start recognize one spirit behind the external shell. 

Emma Sywyj ; Photography

Emma Sywyj has been an artist for 14 years, 4 of those years she was based in London whilst studying photography at the Camberwell College of Arts at the UAL.

Boat Hull by Michele Dragonetti

My recent work has been focused primarily on my Boat Hull series, which began in the marinas of Montauk, NY where I was drawn to boats that were out of the water and in need of repair.

Scars by Ljubica Denkovic

Creation is either passion or nothing. The middle way might be safe, but it is also the most uninteresting of them all. My affection towards the extremes cannot help itself but to ask: How do I commit myself completely, how do I fully dive into the creation?

Uchilishte by Alexander Dumarey

Ever since 1989, the year communism fell, the Bulgarian population has been in decline. Over the span of 26 years the country has gone from a population of 9 million to something closer to 7 million.

Limen by Katlijn Blanchaert

A dark wood. A dead heart. A face hidden behind a latex canvas gasping for breath in vain. In her photographic  material Katlijn Blanchaert is looking up the edges of the volcano.

Still life by Stefania Piccioni

Inspired by the Golden Age of Dutch painting, Stefania Piccioni tries to recreate the feel of classic still lifes in his photography. His work is painstakingly assembled from shots of Fruits taken with the same lighting,

Ensemble by Varvara Shinkarenko

I’m a self-taught photographer, originally coming from Russia. I’m not a great talker, so trying to explain and express the way I see the world around me through the lens. Photography for me is a unique type of art. 

Anirban Mandal ; What if…

Human subconscious is still relatively an unexplored country and a powerhouse of almost unlimited potential. Mind is the fastest thing that can travel crossing any boundaries. It could represent a whole new dimension.

Its a Kind of Magic KireevArt

This body of work is, to some extent, an alternative version or a continuation of the portfolio “Palette of Fantasies” presented to this contest as well. Therefore, it is possible to treat both portfolios in a similar way.

Every day color by Steve Knight

Steve Knight became interested in photography 45 years ago after attending a college screening of the 1949 movie The Third Man.  Taken with the imagery, Steve sat through it twice and to this day cannot tell you what the film was about.  

Brighton 67 by Thomas H.P. Jerusalem

Brighton wasn’t exactly the coolest place in England. “A lot of old people, mum!” So Taylor wasn’t too excited to visit her Grandma for the weekend, as a London girl, the seaside town wasn’t what she was looking for.

Northern Fort by Jelena Osmolovska

Series “Northen Fort” Was captured in Liepaja. It is about Historical error , the consequence was the destruction of fort. Karosta was constructed in 1890-1906 as a naval base for the Russian Tsar Alexander III

Shynesthesia by Diana Sokolíc

For more than 15 years I have been creating lumino-kinetic objects. They are made out of transparent Acrylic plates and colored LED-light. The light changes its color constantly so the objects never looks the same.

N.O.A.H by Tao Ho

Compared to the subject he photograph, he is more aware of the relationship between him and the photography. Sometimes it is close, sometimes opposites.

Woman + Wolf by Sisters Of The Woods

Reclaiming her power within, Woman + Wolf is the exploration into the wild woman archetype, a deep-rooted connection to self, spirit, nature and a woman’s innate wildness: the female psyche mirrored within the wolf.

Lost Values by Stefano Barattini

Seeking for lost values. Values of an Italian productive society downsized by the advent of outsurcing practices leading to the improvement of the tertiary sector, which replaces manufacturing most of the times.

Voidness by Maria Kokunova

This project has become a visual expression of my pregnancy journey and experience of giving birth. I’ve been child free for a long time. But one day I’ve understood that something inside me has changed

Origins by Rachel Jump

Over the last year, my mother endured countless invasive and painful procedures after a doctor discovered multiple cysts during a mammogram. One morning, my mother complained of a deep ache emanating from her breasts.

The Anonymous Man by Lisa Saad

This series of images is based around the idea of a dreamscape. Each image represented itself to me in a flash, as a fleeting moment in full realisation or as a tone of color.

Keyhole by Erwin Olaf

This is what you see when peering through the keyhole of Erwin Olaf´s installation. A girl in a red coat sitting on the floor. A woman, with her back towards the camera.

Vertigo by Gihan Tubbeh

Vertigo is inhaled upon excess. The explosion of reality arises upon an anguish born under the physical encounter with things. Little happens on the ground, only from time to time emerges a horse, a soaring bird

Seeking Beauty by Berber Theunissen

Berber Theunissen / These images are powerful and simultaneously stilled by the simplicity of their composition, their spherical colors, cuts, depth, claire-obscure, close cased shadows and overexposed segments.