BCN-DH International Photo Festival

Barcelona International Photography Festival on Human Rights


The Associació Catalana per la Pau (ACP), International Action Peace (IAP) and the Mas Retina collective organize and convene the first edition of the Barcelona International Photography Festival on Human Rights and Global Justice. The Festival will be made up of 10 large-format exhibitions that will come out of this call, and that will be exhibited in the streets and squares of Barcelona, ​​one in each district of the city, from December 10 (International Human Rights Day) to 19 December 2021.

The photographs must address any subject related to Human Rights and Global Justice. The incorporation of the gender perspective and the orientation towards the 17 objectives of the 2030 agenda, the understanding of the global development model and the interdependence relationships between actors and countries, and the approach to the causes of conflicts and inequalities.

-We are looking for photographic projects on human rights and global justice.

-Photo contest. Experts juries will choose 10 photographers who will exhibit their work in Barcelona streets, the winner will receive a 1000 € prize.


1000 EUR + outdoor exhibition in the streets of barcelona.


The competition is open to amateur and professional photographers of any nationality who are familiar with the documentary and / or photojournalistic approach. All entrants must abide by the terms and conditions of the 2021 call for entries Employees or members of Más Retina,ACP or IAP are not permitted to enter the competition. This is a free to enter competition.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

Presenting yourself to the call of the International Photography Festival on Human Rights and Global Justice of Barcelona implies the full acceptance of these legal bases and the explicit waiver of any subsequent claim. ACP, IAP and Mas Retina reserve the right to postpone, shorten, extend, modify, suspend or cancel the contest if necessary, without implying any responsibility for the organization, which in any case will communicate it reliably.
The production of these exhibitions will be in charge of the organization of the Festival in accordance with the authorship, but adjusting to the assigned budget.
Participation in this call implies full acceptance of each and every one of these bases and the verdict of the contest jury.

The participant assumes the authorship and originality of the registered works; declaring that he / she is the legitimate owner of all the rights inherent to it and without any limitation.
The participants are fully responsible for being the sole authors, that there are no rights to third parties or any claim for image rights that may arise from the works submitted to the contest.
The organization may freely use the selected images for the dissemination of the communication actions related to the award or the themes to which the photographs refer, always citing the author and with prior communication.
In relation to the above, ACP, IAP and Más Retina acknowledge that the author of the photographs presented will retain full ownership of their copyright.
Likewise, the authors are also responsible for any claim regarding copyright by an entity or agent that manages the copyright.