It’s time to dust off that digital SLR that you got whilst at university or that vintage 35mm you have stored in your wardrobe because Boxfresh have launched a photography-based competition in collaboration with Talenthouse called One Shot. As part of their 25th anniversary, Boxfresh are looking for a photographer to document 25 different celebratory events staged throughout 2014. The winner of the competition will win a one year paid placement at Boxfresh, working as their official photographer.
They have kept the brief really simple, which is to submit and image the communicates Boxfresh’s passion for youth culture, fashion, art and music. Take inspiration from the brand itself – Boxfresh aims to seek out trends and movements before they reach the surface, tapping into local and global scenes to connect with what’s current, credible and exciting for young people, in fashion, style, art and music.
An expert panel of judges will invite five photographers to a final round interview. One selected photographer from this shortlist will be chosen and receive a years paid placement at Boxfresh, earning £16,000 per annum as the Official Boxfresh 25 Photographer.
The artist as selected by the community and the judges will receive £500 alongside promotion across Talenthouse and Boxfresh’s social media channels.
Launch Date: Tuesday January 7, 2014
Submit By: Monday February 17, 2014
Voting Period: Tuesday February 18, 2014 – Tuesday February 25, 2014
Artist Selection: Friday March 14, 2014
All phases close at 6pm GMT.
To help promote the competition (through inspiring potential entrants), Boxfresh have been in touch with a number of well-know and up-and-coming photographers to ask if they’d submit an image or two that they feel fits with the competition brief. The result is a series of diverse images from a list of photographers which includes Ewen Spencer (also a judge for the competition), Jason Evans, Shaniqwa Jarvis, Dom Moore, Luke & Nik (co-founders of Wandering Bears) and Leo Cackett.