Contemporary Collotype Printing and Photography Contest - entries by June 30


Photography Contest : Collotype photography printing is an ancient technique which is quite popular in the little town of Kyoto, Japan. Benrido Atelier is the top collotype printing artisan in Japan. The hariban Award is an international collotype photography printing organized by Benrido Atelier Foundation. The 2018 Hariban award contest is open to all emerging and professional photographers around the world. Photographers who work in black and white formats only are allowed to participate in this contest. The entry fee is 4000 yen($36). The winners will get a chance to visit Kyoto in Japan and experience the work of the artists who use the 150 year old technique of Collotype printing photography in the era of digital photography. The deadline for submission of black and white photographs is June 30th.


Two weeks of paid trip at the Benrido Atelier in Kyoto, Japan to print their winning photographs in collotype.

In collaboration with the Benrido printers, the selected artist will produce a portfolio of eight museum-quality collotype prints of their winning photographs. All finalists will receive a printed catalogue with accompanying text by the competition’s esteemed jurors.

The winning artist entries will be exhibited in a solo exhibition during the spring of April 2019.

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2017 Hariban Award Winner Interview

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