We recently caught up with Françoise Callier and Jessica Lim from the Angkor Photo Festival. They have been working hard behind the scenes on the festival’s 7th edition taking place from 19th to 26th November, 2011 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. We were privy to hear the festival’s plans this year and their wonderful support for young Asian photographers. The Call For Submissions to this year’s festival is now open till 15th June, 2011.
Call For Submissions to The 7th Angkor Photo Festival
Created in 2oo5, the Angkor Photo Festival is the first such event to be organized in Southeast Asia. Each year, the weeklong event showcases work by celebrated and emerging international photographers.
During the last festival, 11o photographers presented their work, including 6o Asian photographers, curated by two well-known figures in photography, Yumi Goto (Reminders Project and pdfX12) and Antoine d’Agata (Magnum Photos), as well as Françoise Callier, the Program Coordinator of the Angkor Photo Festival.
The festival’s 2o11 program will present works from around the world through a series of exhibitions and outdoor slideshows in Siem Reap, with no imposed theme.
To submit your work for the 2o11 program please send a DIRECT URL of your work at the email address: [email protected] accompanied by a clear description of the project and a short biography (maximum 12o words). For this first stage of selections, there is no restriction for the number of images sent. Please note that single image submissions are not accepted, and URL links must be direct links to the story submissions. The deadline for submitting work is June, 15th, 2o11. All photographers will receive an answer by the end of July 2o11.
For more information, please visit their website : www.angkor-photo.com