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THEME #26Winners2021AUG

WOMAN

SHORT LIST

Statement

My little fingernails

My nails are small. How have I longed for the beauty of long, slender fingers, a characteristic of female adults.

But now, I cherish each of my nails. Through nail art, I am able to instantly express my individuality fiercely, just like makeup. The act of doing so is the very essence of a beautiful woman, enticed by her own attractiveness.

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Shiori Fukada

Born in Ishikawa in 2001
Currently studying at Kanazawa College of Art (2022).

Jury selection

Judged by Mika Ninagwa:

Nail art is adorable and can be seen as a symbol of what the wearer wants to become. It's the sort of thing you do for yourself too.
I would like this series to keep on going as I believe that the intrigue of this work simply increases proportionally to the number of images.
20 years’ worth of these photographs would be a solid body of work to look at.

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THEME #26 WOMAN

COMPETITIONS
OPEN FOR ENTRIES

2022AUG

THEME #37

SELF-PORTRAIT

JUDGE:
Yurie Nagashima

DEADLINE:
Until October 31st

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2022JUL

THEME #36

MISTAKE

JUDGE:
Erik Kessels

DEADLINE:
Until September 26th

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