Submissions open for the 2022 Awards
The theme of the competition is Food and Territory: iconography of an indissoluble relationship. A theme that explores the traditions, memory and culture of peoples through photographs that represent iconographic images of the relationship between food and territory. Images able to tell the food placed in relation with the Territory of which it is typical and with the Humanity that populates it.
The competition is open to everyone and is spread over two categories:
Gaia Photo Fest 2022 submissions are open from October 10, 2021 to April 15, 2022.
STORIES OF LANDS AND FOOD
Festa Gaia - Stories of Lands and Food, promoted by the Cultural Association "Anthipodi" of Lecce, is the place to tell about food and its territories, societies and peoples, traditions and memory, culture ... ultimately the great "Intangible cultural heritage", according to the UNESCO's definition.
A Festival that aims to promote the territorial identities of the whole world and to enhance their cultures and typicality through the narration of food and wine traditions and it does so also by promoting and enhancing the talent and quality of the works of national and international photographers to allow them a profitable exchange of experiences, direct confrontation with professionals in the sector and the expansion of skills, as well as to increase the possibility of being known by a wider audience.
Festa Gaia - Stories of Lands and Food will be held in Salento and will host the final exhibition of the Gaia Photo Fest, with the best photos and classified projects, and exhibitions of established authors, book presentation, photographic workshops, portfolio readings and the award ceremony.