FOTOPUB PORTFOLIO PRIZE
One artist from Fotopub Portfolio Review with the most outstanding work will be awarded the Fotopub Portfolio Prize, which results in the winner’s exhibition in any form (solo show, curated group show, special project or other) during the 2018 edition of the festival.
The Portfolio Prize will be awarded by the jury of all the invited reviewers.
A.I.R. FUTURA RESIDENCY AWARD
A.I.R. FUTURA is a residency program of Centre for Contemporary Art FUTURA in Prague (CZ). Since 2005, FUTURA brings 8-10 artists per year to Prague to work in close collaboration with their team on new productions or research. Artists are granted residency flat nearby the city centre and a studio space in Karlin Studios, that is centre's second exhibition venue. A.I.R. FUTURA partly operates as a residency exchange program in collaboration with 15 international art venues, ranging from large institutions to artist run spaces. FUTURA also focuses on the production residencies where they link artists with third parties such as specialised craftsmen, engineers or companies for the production of artists' new work. Together with Visegrad Fund and Art in General, FUTURA also sends 4 artists from a Visegrad region every year for a 3 months residency to New York, USA.
METRONOM BOOK AWARD
Metronom, a cultural organization based in Modena (IT) renews its support to Fotopub Festival for 2017 edition. Following Metronom's forthcoming new editorial activity, the artist selected during Fotopub 2017 will be given an opportunity to present his project in a dedicated publication. Technical details, editing and graphic design of the book needs to be defined together with the artist and accordingly to Metronom's suggestions, in a possible partnership with other institutions.
MBA (Metronom Book Award) recipient will be selected by Marcella Manni, Metronom founder / director and friend of Fotopub.