THEME #34Application overview2022MAY
Since the invention of photography, photography and painting have been correlated with each other. Risaku Suzuki, who is currently holding an exhibition on painting and photography at the Artizon Museum, will serve as a juror for this time’s competition under the theme of Photography and Painting. You can approach the subject from a variety of perspectives, including photographs inspired by paintings, painterly or more than paintings.Please thinking again about the relationship between photography and painting and create your own images.
[Submission Period] from May 30 to July 25
[Application fee] 2,000JPY per entry
Born in Shingu, Wakayama prefecture, in 1963. Graduated from the Tokyo College of Photography Research Department. In 2000, he was awarded the 25th Kimura Ihei Award with his book, “Piles of Time”. In 1998, he published KUMANO, his first photo book, composed of sequences on the subject of visualizing points of view moving from here to there, shifting settings, and temporal change. Consistently making an analytic focus on the act of seeing as the basis of his work, he continues to photograph on themes that include Kumano, Mont Sainte-Victoire, cherry trees, snow, flowers, portraits, and the water’s surface. He presents his work in exhibitions and photo books.
Currently holding the exhibition :
“Photography and Painting: From Cézanne Shibata Toshio and Suzuki Risaku” (Exhibition period: April 29 [Fri.] – July 10 [Sun.], 2022, Artizon Museum)
STEPS FOR ENTRY
Please provide the necessary information and upload you're images for your entry. See guidelines for more details.
¥2,000 per entry (tax inc.).
Payment by credit card only (except JCB).
Once the payment has been processed, you will receive an entry confirmation email.
It will take about two months until the result announcement. This may vary depending on the number of entries and the availability of the judges.
Note that we will not be communicating on an individual basis about the state of the judging process.
The Grand Prix and shortlists will be announced on this website, All relevant participants will be informedbeforehand via the email address provided during the entry process.
Please be aware that we will not be responding to inquiries about the result.
The applicant must be older than 16 years old. If you are underthe age of 18, please apply after obtaining the consent of your parent or guardian. In addition, payment must be made by credit card of the applicant or a parent or guardian.
100,000 JPY Cash Prize
– Portfolio Review by Risaku Suzuki
– Exposure on IMA ONLINE and IMA official social media
IMA next is a photo competition that aims to support emerging photographers to succeed in the art photography world.
Photography and Painting
From May 30, 2022 to July 25, 2022
2,000JPY per entry.
|Who can apply?||
The applicant must be older than 16 years old.
|How to apply||
– Please go to the application form from “ENTRY”, send the necessary information, and pay the application fee (¥ 2,000 per entry).
– All submissions need to be still photographs, no moving images will be accepted. All sorts of post-production processes are allowed.
OPEN FOR ENTRIES
Until August 22nd
JUDGE: Naoki Honjo
JUDGE: Taro Mizutani
JUDGE: Osamu Yokonami
JUDGE: Lina Scheynius
JUDGE: Kimi Himeno
JUDGE: Simon Baker
JUDGE: IMA editorial team
JUDGE: Mika Ninagawa
JUDGE: Tomoko Yoneda
JUDGE: Tim Barber
JUDGE: Hellen van Meene
JUDGE: Stefano Stoll
JUDGE: Martin Parr
JUDGE: Lin Zhipeng
JUDGE: Viviane Sassen
JUDGE: Alec Soth
JUDGE: Amanda Maddox
JUDGE: Daido Moriyama
JUDGE: Yoshiyuki Okuyama
JUDGE: Jeong Eun Kim
JUDGE: Todd Hido
JUDGE: Kenshu Shintsubo
JUDGE: Kei Wakabayashi
JUDGE: Chantal Rens
JUDGE: Chad Moore
JUDGE: Takashi Homma
JUDGE: Takayuki Ishii
JUDGE: Yoshitomo Nara
JUDGE: Yoshihisa Tanaka
JUDGE: Lesley A. Martin
JUDGE: Bruno Ceschel
VOICE OF NATURE
JUDGE: Risaku Suzuki