Theme - Resistance [ātete]


In the widest sense, 2023’s festival theme resistance [ātete] can define a series of actions - of push and shove, stopping inequality, holding back the extinction of species, taking a stand, belief, hope, holding one’s ground and fighting. In any war, a resistance is often unseen, underground, taking risks in uncertain times, led by freedom fighters, activists and protesters. Download: AFP Theme 2023

*We accept artist registrations for all photo based work / it is not a requirement that your work fits within the theme. 


Festival dates
: projects can take place from 1 May – 11 June 2023 [Official festival dates 31 May - 11 June 2023] 

In-Venue - Outdoor - Online

Submissions close: 30 March 2023 - start your submission here

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NZ based Artists/Photographers - Check Out Image Auckland's Festival Awards 

Find out more about each Award - details will be updated / entries open from April:

Music Photo Award
Youth Photo Award
Artist Award - Late Harvest
Auckland Photo Day

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