9th France + Singapore Photographic Arts Awards (FSPAA): Competition

Alliance Française de Singapour is searching for the next big photographic artist. 

This is an international open call for the 9th France + Singapore Photographic Arts Award (FSPAA), an award that aims to feature French and Singaporean professional artists. Providing a platform to showcase their creative talents to an international audience, this award raises awareness of the experimental and emerging styles of photographic art. It is also organized to promote the exchange of artistic knowledge, experiences, and ideas between the artists from France and Singapore.

Applicants are required to propose 3 to 6 photographs. A judging panel consisting of 3 professionals from the creative industry will select 10 finalists from the open call proposals. If you are selected to be one of the top 10 finalists, 3 of your artworks will be exhibited at the finalist group exhibition held at la galerie from 2nd January 2019 to 2nd February 2019. The WINNER of the competition will be announced on the opening night of finalist group exhibition. 

The GRAND PRIZE for the WINNER is a SOLO EXHIBITION at la galerie in 2019!

FSPAA Judges: 

Lee Chor Lin, Independent Museum and Art Consultant.
Gwen Lee, co-founder and director of Singapore International Photography Festival and DECK
Marvin Tang, artist and the 8th Winner of the FSPAA

If you have any questions, please contact: gallery-eventassist@alliancefrancaise.org.sg/68178175

THE THEME: Interculturalism

- You have to be a French or Singaporean citizen (including PR) to be eligible.
- Below 40 years old.
- The artworks need to be relevant to the theme of the competition (the relevance should be explained in the artist statement)
- The complete proposal (with all the necessary contents included) needs to be submitted before the DEADLINE: 30 November 2018.


  1. Letter of interest and Artist Statement
    - Explain the concept of your artwork / relevance to the theme
    - 250 - 350 words
    - Word document format
  2. Artist Biography
    - 250 - 350 words
    - Word document format
  3. Curriculum Vitae
    - 1 page
    - State your educational background and previous exhibitions
    - Word document format
  4. Photographs
    - Soft copy
    - High resolution
    - You can submit 3-6 photos in your proposal, but only 3 photos will be selected for the group exhibition (Alliance Française will be in charge of printing, framing and putting up the artworks in the group exhibition)

Please send in your proposals via e-mail to: gallery-eventassist@alliancefrancaise.org.sg 

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