MIRA Mobile Prize Award – New Deadline

I am so proud to be a member of the jury for the MIRA Mobile Prize. Now in its 13th edition, this esteemed mobile photography and art annual competition is a platform for the world’s best mobile artists and photographers.

The award celebrates contemporary art within six specific categories, these include, Landscape, Portrait, Daily Life, Architecture, Minimal and Digital Art.

This is a free to enter competition albeit, if your image is selected it will incur a surcharge of $36 administrative fee.

The prize includes one week in Porto (6 days, 5 nights, with accommodation) with a round trip from a European capital. Journey to the Picos de Europa ((Fotoadrenalina program) for the best rated photograph by a Portuguese author. If the winner of the first prize is Portuguese, you can choose to stay for a week at Companhia das Culturas in Castro Marim, Algarve.

We are also extremely excited to announce that all winning entries and runners up images will be available to purchase within our hugely successful Online Gallery (subject to contract).

The opening of MIRA Mobile Prize 2022 will take place at Galeria MIRA FORUM on March 26, 2022, at 4pm. The photographs chosen by the jury as finalists will be printed and exhibited; the top 150 will be projected at the exhibition.

The deadline for submission has been extended to 3 February 2022i,  so do hurry! The 50 works selected and the overall winner will be announced here

You can find out more here.,


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Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website—— 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 - 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: [email protected]