I made it through the loophole! Out of 680 applicants, 20 artists were invited to showcase their work at Gallery Ramfjords Juried Exhibition this summer, and I was one of them:)
And there’s more! I won the 2nd prize!
But I couldn’t be there, cos it was my wedding day!
So sad. But so happy! It was kind of receiving two prizes in one day!
The jury’s statement
The photo I won with is from a book project that I’ve been working on for the last six years. This year I feel so ready to finally put the book together. More updates will come:)
“Simplicity is often best. This photography’s main characteristic is the ability to capture the decisive moment – whether it is taken in the spur of the moment or it is carefully thought out and composed to create the best result. The picture we face could have been one big cliché, but the prizewinner has added to the picture exactly the qualities that make it stand out: The fascinating movement; the beautiful light that shapes the figure; composition that fools you into thinking it is centered. It is these qualities that make this particular photo one that you are drawn to time and time again”.
The jury consisted of Eileen Kaminsky (founder of ESKFF at Mana Contemporary), Helene Gulaker Hansen (director of Shoot Gallery), Lars Elton (journalist and art critic), and Nico Widerberg (painter and sculptor).