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MIRA Mobile Prize – Shortlist Announced!

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The MIRA Mobile Photography Competition has now reached the shortlist stage and we are pleased to detail the fifty images chosen and all of these will be exhibited at the MIRA Forum in Portugal on 6 September 2014. One overall winner will be selected from all of these entries.

With many congratulations to Adelino Marques, Adria Ellis, Aldo Pacheco, Andrew Lucceshi, Antonio Goncalves, Arjan, Barbara DuBois, Cindy Buske, Connie Rosenthal, Dani Salvadori, David De Franceschi, Fiona Christian, Florence Oliver, Giancarlo Beltrame, Hans Borgorst, Helen Breznik, Jan Bijker, Janine Graf, Jay Desind, Jessika Johanansson, Jose Peres Moldes, Lee Atwell, Luisa Sequira, Mahfuzul Hasan, Marian Rubin, Mattia Vacca, Mel Harrison, Melle Amodali, Neil Atkinson, Pamela H. Viola, Piroska Boros, Robin Pope, Sarah Jarrett, Vanessa Vox, Wayman Stairs, Dixon Hamby, Dohmen Maktub, Fabio D’Andrea and Bob Weil.

We’d also like to congratuale Manuela Matos Monteiro and all the jury including Andrea Bigiarini, Brett Chenoweth, Cedric Blanchon, Eloise Capet, Emanuel Faria, Gina Costa, Karen Divine, MaryJane Sarvis, Michelle Robinson, Nettie Edwards and Roger Guetta for putting this altogether.

To learn more about this contest, please go here.

 

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By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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