Two first edition contests will bring freshness, current events and new talents to Venice this Friday 11 September, at the end of #Venezia72.
Human rights and freedom are the main topics of PRISMA Human Rights, a photo contest, which has involved photographers, professional amateurs, coming from all over the world with no age limit.
On the Lido, in the San Nicolò monastery, the twenty winning images of the contest will be exhibited until 11 October. The works of the talented Azeri photographer Rena Effendi will also be presented in the exhibition. She was invited as a special guest photographer and her works feature images from Real People from La Havana, Between Here and Paradise, Africa, Asia, and also her black and white images from Teheran and the people who seem to be saying “And now what?”
The monastery will also host debates and meetings on freedom, art, cultural production, media and human rights.
The invitation to creativity launched by I LOVE GAI – Giovani Autori Italiani (Young Italian authors), is initiative of SIAE in collaboration with Lightbox. The competition is for young Italian authors and directors under forty presenting their works of any format and genre with a maximum duration of thirty minutes.
The launch of the event will present a series of short films by seven talented Italian video makers in the Pasinetti room, in the Film Festival Palace on the Lido of Venice. A special party to celebrate the young Italian authors at the Nicelli airport. The launch of a multiannual competition, which aims to discover and promote young talents of our country linking creativity, production and film industry.