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PORTRAITS – Hellerau Photography Award 2021: »TOGETHERNESS«

The competition for the PORTRAITS – Hellerau Photography Award 2021 has ended.

The winners will be announced at the vernissage in March 2021 (1st prize: 5,000 EUR, 2nd prize: 2,000 EUR, 3rd prize: 1,000 EUR, and a Residency Award in HELLERAU – European Center for the Arts followed by a Solo exhibition). All works from the final round will be presented in the large annual exhibition from March 2021 in the Technical Collections Dresden. In HELLERAU, the current resident award winner Agata Wieczorek (Poland) will be showing her work next door to her successor.

A series of public events round off the competition program. For the annual exhibition, another catalogue with the works of all finalists will be published by Verlag der Kunstagentur Dresden.

Ute Behrend

Our 2020 Prize Winners

Five winners from five different countries – those were the winning series of the 2020 PORTRAITS Award.

Socially distanced? No way.

PORTRAITS catalogues are available in our online store. Order now and transform your living room into an exhibition that meets the gold standard of COVID19 social distancing rules. Shipping is free worldwide.

Martin Mulik

International Competition for Portrait Photography

»Change«, »Presence«, »Uncovered« and »Dignity«: these were the major thematic exhibitions that HELLERAU – European Center for the Arts organized together with Kunstagentur Dresden in recent years.

Martin Mulik

Who we are

The PORTRAITS – Hellerau Photography Award was created in 2015. Our output so far: twenty-five exhibitions, stunning photo series by over two hundred and fifty international artists and thousands of enthusiastic visitors.