Monthly Archives: January 2015

LANN Museum inaugurated the First International Photography Competition Álvaro Noboa Pontón with participants from the 5 continents

Vegoña Lozano Mejuto, winner for the first place with the photography “Semana de Santa Loja (Brethren of Our Lady of Hope)”

Vegoña Lozano Mejuto, winner for the first place with the photography “Semana de Santa Loja (Brethren of Our Lady of Hope)”

This January 28 took place the most important event of the Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum, the First International Photography Competition Álvaro Noboa Pontón, where more than 200 photographers from the five continents participated for the first place.

Patricio Ruilova (Ecuador), Leonardo Ampuero (Chile), Harold Ferrer (Cuba), Begoña Lozano (Spain), Sergei Reboredo (Spain) and Corneliu Tofan (Romania) were the six semifinalists selected.

They disputed the first place of $ 3,000, won by the Spanish Begoña Lozano Mejuto with the picture named “Semana de Santa Loja (Cofrades de Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza).” The winner, who commented that she likes to catch the glances of people in her photos, said that this is the first time she wins an international competition and the taste for this art is owed to her husband.

Following her, the $ 2,000 prize was for the Cuban Harold Ferrer Pérez with his photographic piece “S / T.” While the third place, of $ 1,000, was for the artwork “La primera faena del 2015,” of the Ecuadorian Edson Ruilova Litume.

At the event, which started at about 19h30 and was led by Álvaro Noboa Pontón, Honorable Mentions were granted to Leonardo Ampuero with his picture “Acuarela,” Corneliu Tofan with “Genesi,” and Sergi Reboredo with “Memorias de África.” Additionally, the “Best Ancient Photography ” category was instituted with a $ 1000 prize, which was granted to the Ecuadorian Gina Garcia and herphoto “Transporte Urbano 1956.”

María Elisa Marquez received Special Mention of Honor

María Elisa Marquez received Special Mention of Honor

Representative of Harol Ferrer recivied the second place with the photography "faith"

Representative of Harol Ferrer recivied the second place with the photography “faith”

The ecuadorian Edison Ruilova with his work called "La Primera Faena del 2015" recieved the third place of this competition.

The ecuadorian Edison Ruilova with his work called “La Primera Faena del 2015” recieved the third place of this competition.

El Expreso daily highlights the international inclusion of Photography Contest of the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum

“Exhibitors from over 20 countries in photographic biennial”, was the title given by the national newspaper El Expreso, referring to the international acceptance of the Luis Noboa Naranjo museum for the Alvaro Noboa Photography Contest, to be held from January 28 to February 28.

The note unveiled the long list of photographers from different countries, who have registered for the contest. The note also refers to the expectation that has been generated by allowing the participation of both professionals and amateurs.

It is reminded that the contest will receive works until January 16th. During the following days, the works will be evaluated by an expert jury, is composed by Priscilla Parker, Chantal Fontaine, Fabian Peñaherrera, Eduardo Salvador and Alberto Coral.

The note also tells how to access the contest; The first place will receive $ 3,000; the second place, 2,000 and the third place $ 1,000

National newspapers continue highlighting the international level of the Photo Contest of the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum.

National newspapers continue highlighting the international level of the Photo Contest of the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum.

El Universo mentions the International Photography Competition of the Luis Noboa Naranjo museum

From January 28 to February 28, the museum Luis Noboa Naranjo held the International Photographic Competition Alvaro Noboa, this was published by the Ecuadorian newspaper El Universo. The note describes how is the competition, besides its objectives. Also quotes Paul Martinez, director of the museum, who said that until now has over 200 photographs of artists from around the world.

It is recalled that the call for entries is open until January 16. After passing through a specialized jury, they will announce the winners. The Argentine Manuel Tama and Ecuador Wladimir Torres will make chief curator and assistant curator in the competition. The jury consists of Priscilla Parker, Chantal Fontaine and Eduardo Salvador.

“This year we have not chosen a specific topic, but we suggest to participants that the photos speak on world peace” Matínez told the newspaper. The first place winner of this contest will receive a cash compensation of $ 3,000; second, 2,000; and the third, $ 1,000.

The competition starts this January

The competition starts this January

The first Biennial of Photography in South America will start in January 28

The Ecuadorian art patron Alvaro Noboa and the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum, convened a global competition of digital photography called “Alvaro Noboa Ponton”, this event will start from January 28 and will end on February 28, 2015. The director of the museum, Pablo Enrique Rojas, emphasized that this is the first biennial of photography in South America.

However, the competition includes photographers, both amateur and professional, from the five continents. So far there are photographers participating from roughly 30 countries, including: US, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Germany, France, Slovenia, Spain, Portugal, Russia, China, Indonesia, Australia, Iran and Egypt. The event will have four guest judges: Chantal Fontaine, Priscilla Parker, Fabian Peñaherrera and Eduardo Salvador, they will be in charge of choosing the best images. Manuel Tama Gianni and Wladimir Torres will also attend the evening.

The first prize is $ 3.000; the second $ 2.000; and the third $ 1.000. Honorable Mentions will also be awarded. Additionally, the “Best old Photography” category has been established. The award for this category is $ 1.000. The awarded works will be held by the museum and will be integrated to their collection.

Mt Sindoro & Mt Sumbing viewed from Mt Prau Summit Author: Rheza Pradana.

Mt Sindoro & Mt Sumbing viewed from Mt Prau Summit
Author: Rheza Pradana.