Prix Virginia

Prix Virginia

Opening: January 2, 2020
Deadline: May 7, 2020
Entry fee: Free
Conditions: for women photographers
Prizes: €10,000, publication in the book

International photography prize for women

The Prix Virginia is organized by the Association SYLVIA S.

Awarded every two years since 2012, The Prix Virginia is the first photography prize exclusively reserved for a woman photographer, regardless of her age or nationality. The work submitted must never have yet been exhibited in France and must not be the result of an editorial assignment or advertisement commission.

Theme: Free


  • The Sylvia S. Association will award 10.000 € to the winner.
  • A Carte blanche for a Portrait de Ville edited by Be-Pôles editions for the winner or one of the 10 shortlisted photographers.
  • A book publication of the winner’s photographs and the 10 shortlisted photographers by Filigranes editions

An award ceremony will be held in Paris in November 2020, on a date to be decided after the Jury has reached their decision.



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