2015 (EN)


To what does the peace look like?
Is open the call to send contributions to the Photographic Award Alfred Fried, which rewards the best peace themed photography. Are accepted applications from all over the world, unless that the photo represents human efforts for a more peaceful world.

The deadline is for 14 May of 2015, at midnight, Central Europe Time.
The best five proposal will be rewarded with Alfred Fried medal. One of this five photographies will be chosen as peace’s picture of the year, will be rewarded with a 5 000€ amount and beside, will be exposed for one year at Austrian Parliament and included in its permanent art collection.
Introduced every year, on the 21 of September in concomitance with the UN international peace day the award is promoted by UNESCO, Photographic Society, Lammerhuber Publishing, Austrian Parliament, Austrian Parliamentarian Journalist Associations and International Press Institute (IIP). The award is dedicated to Alfred Hermann Fried (1864-1921), Austrian pacifist artist, winner of Nobel Prize on 1911.
Inaugural edition 2014 of the Alfred Fried Prize has been warmly welcomed by International Photographic Community.
The winner photo and selected in preview have been exposed in UNESCO headquarter in Paris. These photographies, as well as other 320 unique contributions, will been exposed, until March 2015, on the digital wall of new train station Hauptbahnhof Wien in Wien.
For UNESCO art is an important tool of peace. Reorganize the world and reshape it, opening new spaces for dialogue and comprehension.
Photography can strengthen a world peace culture, supporting, transmitting, unifying the world around a peace idea shared by many people.
To send your applications, and for further information, is available the official website of Photography Award Alfred Fried
© Emil Gataullin – The winner of the award Alfred Fried for Photography for 2014 has been Emil Gataullin (Russia), with a picture taken by its artwork “Towards the horizon”.
Lampedusa, 11 February 2015