[Photo credit: Yanina Shevchenko]

PhotoVoice, a charity that aims to use photography to bring about positive social change among disadvantaged and marginalised communities, is calling on people to enter the spring edition of the PhotoVoice Awards before the 20 April deadline. Last year’s winner was Yanina Shevchenko for her project on vanishing rural communities in Belarus. The overall winner stands to bag £500 worth of print credits for the printing and framing service theprintspace. Runners-up will receive £100 credit. An exhibition of the best entries will be held at theprintspace, 74 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DL. To enter CLICK HERE


PhotoVoice and theprintspace launch spring edition of recent quarterly photography competition with Emma Bowkett, Peter Dench and Rob Crane as judges!

PhotoVoice, the award‐winning charity which uses photography to deliver positive social change, has launched the second ‘spring’ edition of theprintspace PhotoVoice Awards!

Last quarter PhotoVoice and theprintspace launched the inaugural winter edition of the Awards in which Tim Flach was lead judge, and the grand prize was won by photographer Yanina Shevchenko for her work on vanishing rural communities in Belarus.

Working in partnership with theprintspace, the competition will invite submissions which interpret some of the core values that underpin PhotoVoice’s work with marginalised and disadvantaged communities around the world.

PhotoVoice will be using thehub, newly launched by theprintspace, as the submissions platform for the competition, and entrants will be able to use thehub to sell prints online. The theme of the second competition is ‘Stories of Perspective’, and it is now open for submissions! Entrants are invited to interpret this theme in any way they choose.

Enter theprintspace PhotoVoice Awards here!

The entries will be judged by an expert panel which includes acclaimed photographer Peter Dench, photography director Emma Bowkett from the FT Weekend Magazine and Rob Crane, creative director of 125 Magazine. Entry to the competition is free for PhotoVoice members, and non‐members can enter each quarter’s competition for a donation of £20.

The winner will receive the following:

• £500 print credit at theprintspace, with runners up receiving £100 print credit.
• A group exhibition for the shortlisted and winning entries held at theprintspace, 74 Kingsland Road, London.
• A double-page feature in PhotoVoice’s quarterly publication, sent to its network of members.
• Promotion on both PhotoVoice and theprintspace’s website, social media and newsletter, reaching over 25,000 people.
• Invitation to attend and speak at a private view held at theprintspace.

Submissions will close Monday 20th April, with the exhibition launching on the evening of Thursday 14th May.