EIZO Student Award Postponed

Unfortunately, due to the current unprecedented situation of the pandemic, we have had to take the very hard decision to postpone this year’s instalment of the award with the hope of bringing it back next year.

EIZO make monitor screens for creative people, but that’s not all we do: We also run a student photography award which recognises the best in new creative image making. It’s our commitment to the future of the industry. Winning entries receive an EIZO ColorEdge monitor and a work placement offer with a leading photographer.

Previous winners have spent time with the likes of Rankin, Miles Aldridge, Simon Roberts, Benedict Redgrove and John Ross.

Submissions for the 2020 EIZO Award are now closed. Thank you and good luck to everyone that’s entered. The 2020 competition shortlist has been announced. View it at http://eizocolour.com/awards/gallery/

Winners and shortlist

2020 winners

Robert Kiernander

Arts University Bournemouth

‘Hours Worth’ is a project documenting Robert’s one hour of daily exercise allowed during the Covid 19 lockdown period. The images explore the juxtaposition of a form of freedom within the allocated exercise time and express how isolation made Robert feel

Udochukwu Emeka-Okafor

Arts University Bournemouth

‘Beings’ is a short fashion film which comments on masculinity and femininity through androgynous fashion. The film tackles gender stereotypes by featuring both male and female models, interchanging their roles through styling and persona.

Zoe Storer

University for the Creative Arts

The series ‘Body’ is a response to coming to terms with body issues. The horror-like, grotesque images of the human body with an oily, moist texture covering the skin, accentuate the human form giving it an effect of raw meat.

EIZO Student Award 2020

Key Dates

21st Nov 2019: Awards open for submissions

May 2020: Awards closed

June 2020: Winners announced

Summer 2020: Work placements

EIZO Student Award 2020

The Prizes

An EIZO ColorEdge monitor

Work placement with one of the judges A fast track into the industry. Chosen winners will get the chance to work alongside one of our judges – looking, listening, learning and getting something valuable on the CV.

EIZO Student Award 2020

The Judges

Tim Flach

Tim is a London-based animal photographer and honorary fellow of the Royal Photographic Society. Bringing to life the complexity of the animal kingdom, his work ranges widely across species, united by a distinctive stylisation reflecting an interest in how we better connect people to the natural world. His recent project, Endangered, is a powerful document of species on the edge of extinction.

Tim Flach

Helen Jennings

Helen is an editor , curator, consultant and co-founder of Nataal, the award-winning media brand celebrating contemporary African visual arts, fashion and culture. Its digital platform, magazine and photography exhibitions have created a global platform for a new generation of artists. She has contributed to titles including Vogue, Guardian, Harpers Bazaar, Dazed and Lula, penned essays for several coffee table books and worked with brands such as Stella McCartney and Topshop.

Lakin Ogunbanwo

Alistair Taylor-Young

Alistair is a British photographer and film director whose career spans over 25 years. He has long standing relationships with leading names in fashion and beauty, including Dior, Bloomingdales, Fendi and Margaret Howell; shooting on location and in studio, creating advertising campaigns, catalogues and directing commercials. Alistair has contributed to Conde Nast Traveller for the past 20 years, travelling to extraordinary locations across the world.

Alistair Taylor Young

Educational Partners

Participating colleges,
schools and universities:

  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Arts University Bournemouth
  • Barking and Dagenham College
  • Bath Spa University
  • Birmingham City University
  • Blackpool and the Fylde College
  • Bradford College
  • Bristol, University West of England, (UWE)
  • Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Central Bedfordshire College
  • Central St Martins
  • Coventry University
  • De Montfort University
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Falmouth University
  • Glasgow School of Art
  • Hereford College of Arts
  • Hugh Baird College
  • Kingston University
  • Leeds City College
  • Leeds Arts University
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • Leeds Trinity University
  • London College of Contemporary Art
  • London Metropolitan University
  • London South Bank University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Middlesex University
  • Newcastle College
  • North Warwickshire and Hinckley College
  • Northbrook College Sussex
  • Northern School of Art
  • Norwich University of the Arts
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Plymouth College of Art
  • Plymouth University
  • Ravensbourne
  • Robert Gordon University
  • Sheffield College
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • Southampton Solent University
  • St Helens College
  • Staffordshire University
  • Stockport College
  • UCA Rochester
  • Ulster University
  • University Centre Colchester at Colchester Institute
  • University Centre Southend & Thurrock(Part Of South Essex College)
  • University for the Creative Arts
  • University of Bedfordshire
  • University of Bolton
  • University of Brighton
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • University of Chester
  • University of Cumbria
  • University of Derby
  • University of East London
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Gloucestershire
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of Huddersfield
  • University of Lincoln
  • University of Northampton
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of Roehampton
  • University of Salford
  • University of South Wales
  • University of Suffolk
  • University of Sunderland
  • University of the Arts London
  • University of Wales Trinity Saint David
  • University of West London
  • University of Westminster
  • University of Wolverhampton
  • Wiltshire College
  • York St John University
  • Walsall College