The Association of Industrial Archaeology «Máximo Fuertes Acevedo» INCUNA, convenes and organizes the XVI International Photographic Contest on Industrial Heritage with the intention to make the significant and wide field of industrial heritage and archeology through a universal artistic language, as in the photographic art.

This time the central theme of competition will be»Geographies, Geometries and Jobs” in connection with the subject matter of the XXI International Conferences of Industrial Heritage. The aim is to spread, value and project the images of industrial heritage related to the legacy of the industry, working memory and place, as well as immaterial and intangible heritage from a multidisciplinary perspective.

It will be explicitly valued the object in a context or in an environment that encourages and cause the enhancement of men, elements, processes or technical means, territorial spaces where people live and work and the visible projection that we have of them, in freedom and creativity of photographer artist.

Participation is open to all people regardless of their age and nationality. Professionals or amateurs photographers can participate

Size, presentation and technique:

• The work will be submitted on photographic paper, unframed and without passe-partout, with a minimum size of 20×25 and a maximum of 30×40 cm.

A CD with digital files of photographs must be delivered at the same time, which must have the following characteristics: tiff or jpg format (with minimum compression), RGB mode, 300 dpi, size 20 cm. on the biggest side.

• The work submitted must be original and unpublished, not having been awarded in other contests or published in print. Each author may submit up to five photographs in black and white or color, accompanied by a brief text of five lines, explaining each piece. Photographs not conforming to the theme will not enter the contest.

• To maintain confidentiality, the originals must be presented with a generic title, or slogan that will appear on the outside of a sealed envelope and the back of each photograph. The interior will include author’s name, his/her address, telephone number, e-mail and a photocopy of passport or identity card.


The deadline for acceptance of completed works concludes on August 31th, 2019.

There shall be a first prize of 600 euros (in an El Corte Inglés purchase voucher) and one price of 300 euros for the second place. The amount is subject to withholding taxes or taxes required by law, unless exempted by the competent organ of the Administration.

Participation in the competition implies full acceptance of these bases

Information and works sending:

INCUNA ( industry, Culture and Nature)

C/ La Muralla, 3, entresuelo
33202 Gijón. Asturias. Spain
Indicating on the envelope:
Certamen Internacional de Fotografía 2019


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