Illustration alparc contest VD med sources

 

“Connecting people, mountains and nature”

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of ALPARC, the association organizes a land art & photo contest titled “Connecting people, mountains and nature”.The contest aims to highlight individuals building the network ALPARC and to strengthen the link between people and nature. It involves staff members of the Alpine Protected Areas as well as the general public depending on the categories of the contest.

The contest includes 3 categories.The first two categories incorporate the practice of Land Art. Send us your best picture, impress the jury, and maybe you are the winner of one of our great prizes!

 

DISCOVER THE WINNERS OF THE LAND ART & PHOTO CONTEST!

 

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CATEGORIES:

1.  LAND ART SELF- PORTRAIT

2.  THEMATIC LAND ART ILLUSTRATION

3. "MY FAVOURITE PLACE IN A PROTECTED AREA" - TEXT & PICTURE

 

 

1.    LAND ART SELF-PORTRAIT

Within this category, the participants are invited to create their “land art self-portrait” by using natural materials. The objective is to highlight the human side of the network by showing the faces of the people who work behind the administrations and organizations of the parks and reserves in the Alps.
This category is reserved to staff members of the Protected Areas only.
Important: the participants must check first if the practice of land art is allowed in the place they have chosen for their artwork.

 

2.    THEMATIC LAND ART ILLUSTRATION 

In this category, people are invited to illustrate and express in a creative and original way the slogan “Connecting people, mountain and nature” by the means of Land Art, using natural materials. The main aim is to invite people to go out in the nature and create a Land Art work, share their creations and visions and be aware of the importance to be in contact with nature.
This category is open to the general public, everybody can participate.
Important: the participants must check first if the practice of land art is allowed in the place they have chosen for their artwork.


3.    “MY FAVOURITE PLACE IN A PROTECTED AREA” – TEXT & PICTURE

In this category, participants are invited to send a photograph of their favorite place in an alpine Protected Area: a spot they have a special connection with, a place where they feel happiest or with a special story or memory... The place shown in the picture can be a very specific natural or cultural element, or a landscape.
This category is open to the general public, everybody can participate.
Participants are asked to send their picture with a short text, to explain the reasons of their choice, to express the emotion or feelings linked to this place and/or to tell the story behind it.

For further information, rules and prizes related to each category, please read the

>  Terms and Conditions

 

 

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