The 6th Annual Mobile Photography Awards
World's first gallery exhibit in CYPRUS
at 6x6 Centre for Photography, Limassol
Official Opening: Friday, 10th February 2017, 7:30p.m.
Exhibition Duration: 10.02.2017 - 04.03.2017
Exhibition Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 – 18:00 and Saturday 10:00 – 13:00
6x6 Centre for Photography is proud to announce that the world's first gallery exhibition of the winning images of this year's internationally acclaimed 6th Annual Mobile Photography Awards will take place in Cyprus, at the gallery of the centre, in Limassol. The exhibition will officially open on Friday, 10th February 2017, at 7.30p.m. and it will be showcased at the Centre's gallery until the 4th March, with free entrance for all.
Τhe Mobile Photography Awards remains the world's longest running international competition and gallery show exclusively for images shot and edited on mobile devices. This year's competition received an amazing total of five thousand entries from 70 countries across the world, while the photos were judged by 11 professional photographers. Since 2011, the MPA has produced more than twenty successful gallery exhibits in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto, Melboure, San Jose, and more. This is the first time that the competition travels for a gallery exhibit and world premiere to Cyprus. Αll the images on display will be available on sale.
“At heart, The MPA is an opportunity for people to bring attention to their work at the same time as we bring attention to the work of the community as a whole.” – MPA Founder Daniel Berman.
The competition hosts 18 categories, including portraits, still life, photo journalism, and other more specific themes such as silhouettes, water, transportation, to name but a few. Τhe MPA has announced that Giles Clarke of New York is the winner of the Grand Prize 2016 MPA Photographer of the year, as chosen by members of the jury. The grand prize winner will receive the sum of three thousand dollars while all the winners and finalists will receive various mobile photo gear gifts.