AWARD – I Edition New-Post Photography?


MIA Photo Fair 2020

New-Post Photography?

AWARD – I Edition

The Contemporary Photography Award by MIA Photo Fair


For the upcoming 10th edition, MIA Photo Fair is pleased to announce a new initiative aimed at promoting creativity and innovation in the world of contemporary photography. Through this award, open to all authors without any restrictions in theme, age, gender or nationality, the winners will be offered an opportunity to be exhibited at no charge during the 10th edition of MIA Photo Fair,  Milano at an exhibition dedicated to the Award “New-Post Photography?”

The Award “New-Post Photography?” intends to promote new photographic languages capable of reflecting the contemporary world in an innovative way. After the years of experimentation and reflections on the photographic language, that marked the cultural scene in the years Seventies of the last century, a number of new questions arise today: How is the photography changing? Does it indicate the increasing use of the new technology or is it also able to re-read and re-actualize the past by investigating its own history? Is it mainly focused on staged scenes or does it look for the direct reflection of the world? And how does it relate to the dynamic social universe?

The objective of the Award is to make the exhibition “New-Post Photography?” a significant showcase and a sensor capable of capturing and highlighting the changes taking place in the world of contemporary photography. It is aiming at becoming a cultural platform that introduces and provides visibility to the winners through an important exhibition event.

Curatorial coordination of the Award by Gigliola Foschi, MIA Photo Fair.

Edition 2020 CLOSED

The Final Jury is composed by Gigliola Foschi (curator, professor, member of the Scientific Committee of MIA Photo Fair), Gabi Scardi (contemporary art critic and curator at International level, artistic director of Nctm e l’arte project), Paolo Agliardi (architect, collector, founder of CAP contemporary art projects), Carlo Sala (curator, professor, artistic director of Festival Photo Open Up and member of the curatorial committee of Fondazione Francesco Fabbri Onlus), Giorgio Zanchetti (art historian, professor, curator, member of the Board of Directors of Museo di Fotografia Contemporanea MUFOCO).

Silvia Bigi 

“Argilla e lacrime”, stampa Giclée su Dibond, tecnica mista, edizione di 3, 70 x 100 cm.

Oscar Brum Ramirez 

“When the cempasúchil flower acquired it’s colours”, from the series “Flowers in the Void”, 2016,  Ink & fungi on damaged photographic paper, 11.5 x 8 cm each.

Giancarlo Dell’Antonia 

“Pesaggio scollegato”, (sGDA Archivio), processo digitale, fotografia digitale, grafite, acrilico, stampa su tavola. Copia unica 60x75cm, courtesyConsarc/Galleria (CH)
-Traduzione inglese: “Paesaggio scollegato”, 2020 (GDA Archive 2020), digitalprocess, graphite, acrylic, printedon wood, uniqueedition, 60 x 75 cm, courtesyConsacr/Galleria (CH).

Elena Franco

“Imago Pietatis”, series of 4 posters, (composing the word ‘LOVE’), on Federingoni XPER 200gr paper, digital ink jet printing, metal frame mounting with museum glass, edition of 7 +1AP, 40 x 60 cm each.

Luca Gilli

“Stadium” 2019, digital printingon certified papermounted on Dibond, ed. 9, 58 x 87 cm.

Marco Guenzi 

“Hotel Belvedere”2019, from the project “Paradoxically”, giclée print, ed. 1/ 5 + 2 AP, 180 x 120 cm.

Maria Chiara Maffi 

“I have brown eyes” 2018, Giclée Print on Fine Art Paper Portfolio, Rag 330 gsm, white frame, series of 7 images, edition of 7, 32 x 42 each.

Occhio Magico

“Persistenza della memoria”digital photography, printed on photographic paper, plexiglass mounting, edition of 3, 40 x 80 cm.

Giulia Maiorano 

“MONOPOLI”: series of six coloured digital photographs, printed on Fine Art paper, plexiglass mounting, edition 2/3, 30 x 30 cm.

Oriella Montin 

“Viaggiare” 2019,  sewn on a photograph, plexiglass with frame, unique edition, 23 x 18,5 cm

Mauro Pinotti 

“FAR” Foto stampata su carta fotografica standard, bulinate senza ausilio di macchinari.

Giovanni Presutti 

“THE ERA OF BEYOND TRUTH” ”, 2018, smartphone, biadhesive, Dibond, mixed media, ed. 1/5, installation, variable dimensions

Patrizia Riviera

“Eden” 2018, Fine Art print on 100% Hahnemuhle, ed. 1/6 + 1 AP, 40 x 50 cm

Carolina Sandretto

“Desert2Desert” 2019, C-print on Dibond and plexiglas, ed. 1/5 +2 AP, 50 x 50 cm.

Alessandro Toscano

OverTourism, Firenze Piazza Duomo 2017-2019, inkjet printing on Hahnemuhle paper, ed. 1/5 +2 AP, 90 x 150 x 3.5 cm

Considering the wide participation of 160 applications received and the quality of the projects, the Jury extended from 8 to 15 the number of winning artists.

We want to thank you all the people who applied for the First Edition of New-Post Photography? Award


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