ast year's winning entry of Bajau children, Malaysia (2013) © Soh Yew Kiat / Survival International
The annual competition aims to celebrate photography as a powerful medium for raising awareness of tribal peoples, their unique ways of life and the threats to their existence.
Both amateur and professional photographers are encouraged to enter. Photographs can be submitted in the following categories:
- Guardians: images showing tribal peoples as guardians of the natural world;
- Community: portraits of relationships between individuals, families or tribes;
- Survival: images showing tribal peoples’ extraordinarily diverse ways of life.
The judging panel includes Stephen Corry (Director, Survival International), Francesca Casella (Survival International Italy Coordinator), Ghislain Pascal (Co-Founder, The Little Black Gallery), and Max Houghton (Senior Lecturer in Photography, London College of Communication).
The twelve winning entries will be published in Survival’s 2017 calendar, with the overall winner’s image featuring on the cover.
The closing date for entries is April 30, 2016.
For full details of the competition rules and entry visit: http://www.survivalinternational.org/photography"
Survival International is the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights. It helps tribal people defend their lives, protect their lands and determine their own futures. Founded in 1969. www.survivalinternational.org