GIS:-CDF Issues Call to Artists.
The Cultural Development Foundation has issued an open call to visual artists to participate in a photography competition.
Selected pieces will be displayed at the annual emancipation exhibition.
This year, the focus is on photography. The entries must be based on this year’s theme for emancipation. Four of the best entries will be showcased in an exhibition in the north of the island.
Entrants must submit five photos based on the 2017 theme for emancipation: Plantations by the Sea: Tourism, Politics and Economic Freedom. (The theme is based on the excerpt “These New Plantations by the Sea” from Derek Walcott’s White Egrets, 2010).
Digital entries must be sent to the CDF via email (email@example.com) or brought in on USB drive and must be in jpg, jpeg or tiff format, minimum 300 dpi.
Entrants must be Saint Lucian nationals or residents of Saint Lucia.
The work must be original and should not have been previously published.
All five photos: digital and or hard copies must be sent and or brought in to CDF by the July 19.
All hard copies of photos must be framed to a finished dimension of “16×9.”
A registration fee of $20.00 EC is to be paid at the Cultural Development Foundation
Technical Skill/ composition/ use of light/ Background – 40 points
Interpretation of theme – 50 points
Originality – 30 points
Quality of photo – 40 points
Colour and Creativity -30 points
Impact /on page and on screen – 40 points
Creation of a story- 30 points
The four selected entries will receive cash and prizes. The first place winner will receive $1000, the second place winner $500, the third place winner $400, and the fourth place winner $300. Registration forms can be downloaded from the CDF website (www.cdfstlucia.org) and the Facebook page (www.facebook.com/Cultural.Development.Foundation). All forms must be brought to the Cultural Development Foundation at Bernard’s Hill Castries to complete the registration process.