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Applications for next edition are now open deadline 31/07/2020

International Image Contest 2019

The International Image Contest aims to recognize, promote, encourage and diffuse the works, in different genres, expressions and uses of image, of Mexican and foreign creators.

The Call for entries is addressed to students and professionals of image in the genres of: PhotographyAlternative TechniquesPoster and Documentary Film. The proposals will be examined by a Jury integrated by individuals with a great national and international recognition.

FINI 2019 will have POPULISM as its thematic axis, therefore, the registered works will must show or reflect this concept from a political or socioeconomic perspective (showing or alluding to social equity); or from a cultural point of view (highlighting traditions or artistic manifestations from a country or community).

Through your participation in the International Image Contest, FINI 2019 you can contribute to build a more just and inclusive world.

The International Image Festival offers a wide and varied program of activities where visitors can appreciate the work of invited artists; attend to solo and group exhibitions; enjoy the projection of documentary films; see the work of the finalists of the International Image Contest; attend to conferences, courses and workshops on different topics and genres of visual arts; taste gastronomic exhibitions; enjoy concerts and special events; find about the art and culture of the Invited Country; attend to the debates of the International Colloquium; among many other options.
Invited Artists
Some of the artists that have honored us with their presence are: Oliviero Toscani and Nicola Lorusso, from Italy; Michal Batory, from Poland; Graham Townsley, from Canada; Chang Chao-Tang from Taiwan; Mary Ellen Mark, Martin Bell, Stephanie Sinclair, Carla Rippey and Camille Seaman, from the United States; Sandra Boulanger, Fortunato D´Amico and Michel Séméniako, from France; Felipe Taborda, from Brasil; Carlos Gaviria, from Colombia; Marcus Bleasdale and James Mollison, from England; Ana Soler Baena and Cristina García Rodero, from Spain; Kimiko Yoshida, from Japan; Frantiŝek Ŝtorm, from Czech Republic; Graciela Iturbide, Pia Seiersen and Gabriel Figueroa Flores from Mexico; among others.

In each edition, FINI grants a recognition to Mexican distinguished creators, artists and photographers like Ariel Guzik, Pedro Valtierra, Ambra Polidori, Elsa Medina, Maya Goded, Francisco Mata Rosas and Alfredo De Stéfano.

Additionally, FINI pays tribute to contemporary main characters who have dedicated their lives to create and contribute, with their work, to the cultural enrichment of our country. For example, Ramón Valdiosera, painter, illustrator, cartoonist, graphic and fashion designer; Eduardo Terrazas, architect and multidisciplinary artist; Carlos Jurado, painter and photographer; Vicente Rojo, visual artist and graphic designer; Felipe Cazals, film director; and Julio Souza, photographer of the Hermanos Mayo Agency, have received this distinction.

The International Image Festival offers a careful selection of Conferences and Workshops given by artists, creators and recognized professors in different genres and techniques, who will share their experience with the public, in a learning and exchanging environment in favor of creation, with a commitment to visual culture.

This way, the International Image Festival contributes with the updating, training and development of students and professionals of image with a wide range of topics and genres to favor learning, professionalization and excellence of Mexican and foreign creators.

Application link: http://sistemas.uaeh.edu.mx/FINI/registro.php

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