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EYESHOT Open Call 23
Explore the highlights of Eyeshot’s Open Call 2023, a global photography competition that was focused on the compelling theme of “The Human Being.” This year’s entries delved into the rich tapestry of human emotions and experiences, captured through the unique mediums of street and documentary photography. While submissions are now closed, we invite you to delve into the powerful images that have emerged, encapsulating everything from joy to sorrow, triumph to struggle, and the everyday to the extraordinary.
Winners and Finalists
From the thousands of submitted works, the expert jury selected 55 photographers as winners, jurors’ picks, and finalists of the competition. These artists stood out for their ability to tell visual stories, their creativity, and their unique style in expressing contemporary reality through street and documentary photography.
This year, we are thrilled to announce that the Magazzini Fotografici in Naples will serve as the distinguished venue for the Eyeshot Open Call 2023 exhibition. Known for its commitment to photographic art and its avant-garde approach to showcasing contemporary works, Magazzini Fotografici offers an exciting platform for our curated selection of photographers.
Situated in the heart of Naples, Magazzini Fotografici not only draws a passionate local audience but also garners international attention, aligning perfectly with Eyeshot’s global vision. The venue’s reputation for presenting ground-breaking visual narratives adds an extra layer of prominence to this year’s event.
Marco Savarese, the founder and editor-in-chief of Eyeshot, is the curator of the exhibition. His expertise and vision will undoubtedly contribute to elevating the showcase, ensuring that it reflects both the aesthetic and conceptual vision Eyeshot is known for.
The Magazzini Fotografici sets the stage for a truly extraordinary showcase of Eyeshot’s Open Call 2023, amplifying the quality of the presented works and adding a touch of Neapolitan flair to this prestigious gathering of the photography community.
Eyeshot Open Call 2023 Edition
Presenting the eleventh issue of Eyeshot Magazine, a masterfully curated and eco-sustainable publication, produced in a limited edition. This is not just a magazine; it’s a work of art, printed on premium Fedrigoni paper, entirely made in Italy. Our journey to this moment has been nothing short of extraordinary. With a relentless commitment, our small yet incredibly devoted team of 4 has invested over 3,000 hours of work, 7 days a week, to bring the Eyeshot Open Call 2023 to a triumphant conclusion. Through the lenses of talented photographers from around the globe, we’ve captured the very essence of street and documentary photography. This year’s theme, “The Human Being,” has allowed us to explore the myriad facets of human experience. From the hustle and bustle of urban life to the tranquility of rural landscapes, from candid snapshots to profound human conditions, the submissions have showcased life in its most authentic forms. With an overwhelming 15,000 photographs submitted from over 100 different countries, the level of passion and creativity has been awe-inspiring.
A Global Nexus for Photographic Artistry
The Eyeshot Open Call 2023 transcends mere competition, serving as a global nexus for pioneering talent in street and documentary photography. This year’s theme, ‘The Human Being,’ invited an exploration into the intricate tapestry of human experiences, drawing entries from artists across continents and cultures. Our event didn’t just offer a stage—it fostered a global community, encouraging the melding of artistic voices and the cross-pollination of ideas. Eyeshot continues to elevate the craft through high-resolution, museum-grade printed catalogues, cementing each artist’s work as not just a fleeting image but a tangible piece of art. Beyond the visual narratives curated, the Open Call 2023 has amplified the role of photography as a powerful medium to express, challenge, and shape contemporary discourses. In doing so, we’ve not only captured moments but also ignited conversations that resonate on a universal scale.
Beyond the distinguished winners and finalists, the 2023 Eyeshot Open Call jury has conferred honorable mentions and special recognitions upon photographers who excelled in storytelling and visual articulation. These additional accolades underscore Eyeshot’s enduring dedication to fostering and uplifting emerging and established talent within the realms of Street and Documentary photography.
EYESHOT Open Call 23
The inclusion of photographers from diverse corners of the globe in the Eyeshot Open Call 2023 attests to the competition’s growing significance in the international arena of photography. It stands as a testament to Eyeshot’s capacity to bring together artists of varied cultures and backgrounds. This year’s event has further elevated the dialogue and ideational exchange, augmenting the domains of Street and Documentary photography with fresh insights and innovative methodologies.
THE NEXT CHAPTER
Buoyed by the monumental success of the Eyeshot Open Call 2022, we are energized to keep advancing the fields of Street and Documentary photography. Leveraging the insights of globally esteemed jurors, partnering with high-caliber art venues, and continuing the legacy through our specialized publications, Eyeshot Open Call 2023 aims to amplify the visibility of artists and further enshrine photography as both an expressive medium and a reflection of our modern world.