Open Call: Photography Award

Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards: Defining Family

April 30, 2017

The traditional definition of a family is a married man and woman, with their own children living together as a household. Today, more families comprise of unmarried couples, single parents, adopted children or same-sex couples and there are more inter-racial marriages and teen-age parental structures than ever. For our 2017 theme category, show our judges your photographic portrayal of typical or unique 'family' portraits - single images or photo-stories. We are open to all interpretations on the theme - private moments, humorous snaps, poignant and traditional, imagined concepts, radical or avant-garde.

Submit single images or a set of related portraits or photo stories.

A total of up to USD$13,500 in prizemoney, workshop spots with Obscura Festival and Invisible Photographer Asia plus three special KLPA commissioned unique trophies to cherish. In addition, a special issue portfolio feature and interview by POSITIIV Photography Magazine will be offered to one Special Select Juror prize winner. ​ All prizewinners will also be invited to attend the Awards Presentation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in August 2017 in conjunction with a major public exhibition of the 50 winners and finalists portraits at Whitebox gallery situated at PUBLIKA. All overseas prizewinners will be accommodated in the city centre.

Recent events in Open Call: Photography Award

WHITEBOX Gallery, PUBLIKA, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia