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Decade of Change

Close on January 28, 2021
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Decade of Change
Territory: Worldwide
Theme: Climate Change
Eligibility: Open to all
Entry Fees: Become a 1854 Member
Prize: Exhibition
In its inaugural year, Decade of Change will bring together leaders in photography, philanthropy, research and activism to address the climate crisis on a global collaborative scale. From humankind to wildlife and cityscapes to ecosystems, the award will explore both the strength and fragility of our planet - celebrating all that we have to protect, and cautioning all that we have to lose. Open to photographers and visual artists around the world, the culminating exhibition will tour internationally.

Be part of a global movement
With governments repeatedly failing to act, photography can serve as a mirror. A warning sound. A vehicle for truth. Decade of Change will curate some of the world’s most powerful creative responses to the climate crisis in one of the farthest-reaching climate exhibitions the world has ever seen.

Get exhibited worldwide
We’re connecting with leaders in government, business, activism and photography to sustainably tour winning images & moving images to venues across the globe.

Prizes
40 single images from each category will be exhibited internationally, alongside two bodies of work and one moving image feature
Get published to a global audience of 2+m on 1854.photography
Get your work reviewed by a panel of leading industry experts
Stay up-to-date  with call for entries, deadlines and other news about exhibitions, galleries, publications, & special events.
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