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"Call for Artists: WINE"
2002-04-12 until 2002-12-06
United Nations Photo Club, Vienna
Vienna, , AT Austria

The UN Photo Club is the co-organizer of an international slide contest under the patronage of FIAP, VOAV and IIWF - Donnerskirchner Stierkopf Trophy. The Trophy for the wine contest is a copy of the famous clay-vessel with bullheads of Donnerskirchen in Burgenland. Excavated in the year 1911, it belonged to a man's grave of the Hallstatt C-period (developed Kalenderbergkultur from 700 BC). The vessel was probably used either in cult practice or as a container of alcoholic liquids at feasts; it certainly was not made exclusively for the burial.

Entries for this slide salon are invited from all photographers (amateurs and professionals), national and international. By submitting slides, the entrant declares the submitted work as his/her own original creation within the applicable copyright laws (Art. 10, para 1).

Entry conditions:
4 slides per participant may be submitted under the subject WINE (all activities and perspectives connected with wine and wine-culture). The format is 24 x 36mm. All slides must be mounted in plastic frames, without glass. (Slides in plastic frames with glass at owner’s risk!)

Labelling of slides:
With fineliner (no stickers) name and title of picture. Club submissions are possible and desired!

Fees for participation:
From outside Austria: Euro 7.50 per person, to be submitted with the slides. This fee includes the postage costs for returning the slides. From Austria: Euro 5.- together with a self-addressed envelope.

Final date of entry:
Until 16 December 2002 (last date of acceptance).

Mr. Hans Niessl – governor of the Burgenland
Mr. Paul Rittsteuer – agricultural counsel, Burgenland
Mr. Detlev Motz – Color Foto, Foto Creativ, Munich
Mr. Jose Carlos Fernandes de Andrade – president UN-Photoclub
Mr. Gerhard K. Buchberger – editor Fotoobjektiv, Vienna
Mr. Erich Köppel – photographer Donnerskirchen
Mr. Josef Frippus – mayor of Donnerskirchen
Mr. OAR Albert Kriegler – VÖAV vice president and LV president Burgenland

Date of jury meeting: 10 January 2003 in Donnerskirchen

The decision made by the jury is undisputable, admitting of no appeal.

Address for submission:
The slides must be sent free of charge to the following address:
VOAV/WINE – Slide salon
P.O. Box 725
A-1011 Vienna
Austria, Europe

Results, awards:
A representative sample of the accepted works will be published in a catalogue and every person participating will receive a copy.

1st place: Donnerskirchner Stierkopf trophy including 1 week’s accommodation (breakfast and 1 meal) for 2 persons in Donnerskirchen

2nd place: FIAP gold medal
3rd place: FIAP silver medal
4th place: FIAP bronze medal
5th place: IIWF gold medal
6th place: UN Photo Club special award
7th place: VOAV gold medal
8th place: VOAV silver medal
9th place: VOAV bronze medal
10th-15th place: FIAP Hon. Mention
16th-21th place: wine specialties from Donnerskirchen

Further special awards for the most successful young participants.

Slide presentation and awards:
At Schloss Esterhazy in Eisenstadt or at the Landhaus in March 2003. Arrangements for the slide show will be made by Ms. Roswitha Pinkl, VOAV international relations chairperson. Further shows are planned for Donnerskirchen, Vienna, Graz, Marchegg, Fels am Wagram, as well as for Carinthia, Tyrol, Vorarlberg, Upper Austria, and Salzburg. A collection of slide replicas will be created by the author of the VOAV instruction manual Replicating slides, Sepp Neubacher, Bad Goisern, Upper Austria.

Return of slides:
Results until 10 February 2003. All slides will be returned together with the catalogue until 10 April 2003. The submitted works will be treated with utmost care. No liability will be assumed for lost or damaged submitted material. The VOAV reserves the right to replicate slides and images for educational and advertising purposes and for publication in co-operation with the international slide salon WINE. All inquiries concerning the international slide salon WINE are to be directed to the VOAV Secretariat, P.O. Box 725, A-1011 Vienna, Austria, Europe

FIAP - The International Federation of Photographic Art VÖAV - Federation of Austrian Amateur Photographers UNPC - IIWF - International Competition Photographers Association

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