The Landmines to Lifelines: OIC Youth Photo Contest

On the occasion of Human Rights Day on December 10th, we mark the importance of #human #rights and the resurgence of the human voice. Unfortunately, many individuals today are less fortunate as a result of the violation of human rights. In light of this, the Eurasian Regional Center of Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF-ERC) aims to draw attention to those who are still in suffering from the violation.

We are thrilled to announce our upcoming project, “The Landmines to Lifelines: OIC Youth Photo Contest” dedicated to Human Rights Day!

“The Landmines to Lifelines: OIC Youth Photo Contest” project invites young photographers from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries and beyond, aged 18-35, to participate in a visually compelling exploration of the human rights narratives surrounding landmine victims. This initiative is a testament to the OIC Youth community’s commitment to fostering awareness, empathy, and collective action.

Starting on December 10th, the submissions will be received, welcoming aspiring photographers to share their perspectives through up to three powerful images. As a unique aspect of this contest, each artwork (digitized works, images, photos) must be titled. Participants are encouraged to navigate the human rights issues, conveying a deep understanding of the struggles faced by landmine victims.

• To further motivate participants, the contest offers prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.
• Note: Winners will be announced via an online announcement.
Key Dates:
• Project Kick-off: 10th December
• Submission Period: 10th December to 10th February
• Review Period(for Jury): 10th February to 20th February
• Winners Announcement: 21st February
Key Details:
• Both color and monochrome images will be accepted.
• Amateurs and professional photographers will be welcome.
• File size: up to 5,000KB (5MB) of image data per work and should be sized to be between 2000 and 6000 pixels in the longest dimension.
• Image data file format: JPEG/150 dpi or more recommended.
• The standard color space for the judging process is sRGB.
Note: the title of your artwork should be provided.