Art says the inexpressible, gives voice to everything that can’t speak, because goes beyond, because Art doesn’t let it catch by the narrow rules of word, grammar, syntax and lexicon, that distort and reform, to adapt to another prebuilt shape.
– Ivan Sirtori –
SNFIA Art, a branch of SNFIA the Middle-Management National Insurance Company trade union, promotes the photographic contest I love my work. The purpose of this initiative, is to underline the role that the labour has engaged and takes up inside people life. SNFIA, is the trade union that represents and protect the high profiles insurance world, and faces up the crisis of the trade union representative, looking for any communication road, that can be useful to reach the complexity of contemporary world. Snfia, with a I love my work, promotes a survey on the theme ‘work in the third millennium’ starting from insurance sector, trying to overstep the routinely verbal communication and to explore the newness of the visual one. Third millennium men and women, more and more, live work not such as a daily instrument, but as the engine of oneself satisfaction. To work means to build your own social role and give place to your own talent. In other words, by work people can verify themselves into the capability to achieve their needs to social and spiritual statement. The contest is an invite to show this different sentiment through pictures that can catch it during daily working activity.
THE CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT
Citizens of all countries can participate free of charge. Each author will be able to participate with at least four pictures and no more than six pictures in digital shape. Photographs will have to be sent, by e-mail, starting from 20.06.2014 at h.24, until 30.11.2014 at h. 24. Among the pictures sent, the Jury will choose 50 photographs at incontestable judgment, will make a performance ranking of the best twelve and between these, will declare the contest winners for Senior and Junior sections. As compensation for merit, will be given to the Senior section winner a gross amount of 2.000 euro. On the other hand, to the Junior Section winner will be commissioned the realization of a photographic project of communication for AMREF, African Medical and Research Foundation on the subject Black Water and will be given the gross amount of 1.000 euro, as compensation for the carried out work. The amount will be given at the delivery of a photographic work articulated and completed on the above mentioned theme. The acceptance of the award, means the agreement and the attendance to the conditions of project realization as defined by SNFIA and AMREF. Works will be used by AMREF and SNFIA for promotion and advertising initiatives. The realized pictures will be shown in a dedicated exhibit in a high-profile institutional location. The pictures of the exhibit, will be put on sale by public auction and the net proceeds will be fully donated to AMREF. The first selected 50 pictures will be published in a catalogue. Between these, the first 12 selected pictures will be used to realize 2016 SNFIA calendar.