Health and Wellness

An Invitation

July 21, 2015

CALL TO BLACK WOMEN:

Take up your cameras!

Now accepting submissions for the Self Care Exhibit: A Word and Image Act of Self-Preservation and Political Warfare

The stunning women featured in our Self Care Exhibit range in age and experience. But their stories are just a peak at the depth and wealth of insight of how we take care of ourselves day to day. We invite Black women to join us in capturing the stories of other Black women in your everyday lives ages 25yrs-90yrs.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2015 @12:00am

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
1) ASK a Black woman in your everyday community the questions below:
What is your name? How old are you?  Where are you from?
Who are you?/What roles do you play?
How do you take care of yourself?
When do you feel most alive?
When do you feel the most like you?

2) PHOTOGRAPH the woman you interviewed. Use what you have! Digital cameras, camera phones, etc.

3) ABOUT YOU: Take a photo with the woman you interviewed, tell us your name and why you chose to ‘take up your camera’ for this project.

4) EMAIL COMPLETED SUBMISSION to sc@thebeautifulproject.org:
Best photograph from your photo shoot
All quotes from the interview *Be sure to identify your favorite quote!
Your photo with the woman you interviewed
Why you chose to take up your camera for this project

FINALIST ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The top 10 submissions from you fabulous Black women image-makers will be announced Tuesday, August 11, 2015 and featured on our FB page.

The 2 submissions with the most FB likes will be awarded:

1st prize: Cannon EOS Rebel T5 EF-S 18-55mm IS II Digital SLR Kit & Journal

2nd prize: Viewfinders by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe & a Nikon Coolpix S2800 20.1MP

*One submission per photographer. JPEG format.
*Copyright of all entries remains with the photographer, but The Beautiful Project reserves the right to use, publish and republish entries in connection with the competition, without payment.

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