LSE Photo Prize 2014
The LSE Arts hosted its first pop up exhibition during the Literary Festival, displaying over 250 photos submitted to the Photo Prize 2014 competition that ran during January. With the same theme as the Literary Festival, students and staff submitted photos of their interpretation of 'reflections'.
LSE Arts popped up in new venues every day, reaching as wide an audience as possible, and spread the word about Photo Prize.
The winners were announced at the closing event of the Literary Festival, chosen by a panel of art professionals and LSE staff.
A selection of the entries can be found online by clicking here.
Suggested hashtag for this exhibition is #LSEPhotoPrize
Daniel Salvetti, Bedlam of Harmony
Demonstrates physical reflection, within many individual beings.
Matt Gordon, Soul of a Goat
Two nuns sing prayers beside a mountain lake in Glacier National Park, Montana. A goat stops his munching to listen across the lake in which a mountain is reflected, taking in another type of nourishment. The mountain, the goat, the lake acknowledge the nuns' prayer and accept it.
Maria Burova, Ignorance is Bliss
According to I. Kant, “Man is distinguished above all animals by his self-consciousness, by which he is a rational animal”. And this includes the ability to realize that our life is finite. A snail, lacking this ability, carelessly crawls at the railway. This photo shows the importance of a psychological reflection in our existence.
Past LSE Photo Prize
LSE Arts Photo Prize 2014 was the seventh Photo Prize exhibition. To look at 2012's competition please click here.
For more information, please email the LSE Arts Team, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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