Deadline: October 21, 2020
Entry Fee: Free
Prizes: PLN 3,000, PLN 10,000
The Krzysztof Miller Prize for having the courage to look – competition for the best photographic material in 2020
Krzysztof Miller probably saw all the wars of this world. He was in Afghanistan, Chechnya, Africa, Georgia, Bosnia, Transnistria, Congo, Rwanda, … He looked at them intently. He let thousands of tragic images pass through his camera’s shutter in order to provide us, sitting safely in peace and comfort, with one symbol, a photographic synthesis – what we call the essence of things. Krzysiek was like a filter for the poverty of today’s world, the cruelty of fate and the human evil. The same human that philosopher Barbara Skarga described as “not particularly beautiful animal”. The Krzysztof Miller Prize is not only intended to honor the memory of an outstanding photojournalist and our Friend. We want it to be an inspiration and a challenge for all those who have the talent, courage and determination to follow his footsteps as reporters.
Jarosław Kurski, Editor-in-Chief of Gazeta Wyborcza
The competition is open to both professional and amateur photographers, individual authors and photographers’ collectives, members of a single photography agency.
- The winner of the main prize in the Competition, i.e. the prize for the best photographic material of the year, will receive a cash prize of PLN 10,000 (ten thousand zlotys)
- The winner of the “Liberty, solidarity, tolerance” – the Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation Prize will receive a cash prize of PLN 3,000 (three thousand zlotys)