The Alfred Fried Photography Award aims to present human efforts to live together in peace and the quest for beauty and goodness in our lives. The award goes to those photographs that best express the idea that our future lies in peaceful coexistence.
The Peace Image of the Year will receive € 10,000. The winning picture will be on display for one year at the Austrian Parliament and will be included in the permanent art collection of the Austrian Parliament. The top five listed photographers will be awarded the Alfred Fried Peace Medal.
All winners will be invited to Vienna to the award ceremony at the Austrian Parliament on 12 September 2019. All submitted images have the chance to take part in international exhibitions.
The Alfred Fried Photography Award is awarded by The Photographische Gesellschaft, (PHG) and Edition Lammerhuber. The Photographische Gesellschaft, (PHG), founded in Vienna in 1861, is the longest-standing photographic society in the German-speaking countries and the second-oldest in the world. It was founded on 22 March 1861 by Anton Georg Martin at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna. Edition Lammerhuber is an Austrian publisher, based in Baden near Vienna, dedicated to photography and to the interpretation of science and art. The Alfred Fried Photography Award will be organized in partnership with UNESCO, the Austrian Parliament, the Austrian Parliamentary Reporting Association, the International Press Institute (IPI), the German Youth Photography Award and the World Press Photo Foundation.
The international jury of the Alfred Fried Photography Award will judge the photographs on artistic merit, originality, subject and style.
Country of residence
1 to 50 projects per submission
1 to 20 images per project
File type must be JPG
At least 3000px on the long edge
Image creation date must be between Apr 12, 2017 and Dec 31, 2019