Prajnya commemorates the centenary of International Women’s Day

A photographic celebration

March 8 to June 15, 2011

Prajnya invites you to submit photographs of “resourceful women”: women doing, making, building, recycling, making the impossible real and making unexpected choices in their personal, professional and social lives.

What to submit
You may submit both historical and new images which you own.
That is, you can scan old photos or you can take new photographs to submit.
The person making the submission needs to have the right to submit the photo.
The images must be of high quality (at least 300 dpi).
Cell phone images will be accepted provided the image is clear even in an enlarged view.

Submissions can be sent to:

Images from all over South Asia are welcome:
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Please note: Exploitative images will not be accepted.

Each submission must include a narrative:
Some essential information about the image:
the subject of the image, place, date, context, approximate date when the photo was taken.
Some optional details: A relevant story about the subject, for instance.

Please note: To be complete entries must include
contributor's name, age, address/contact info, and narrative with essential details.

30 of the best photo+narrative will be shown in an exhibit (location to be disclosed later)
All photos (of reasonable image quality) will be placed in Prajnya Archives.

Submission of the photos means you consent to our use of the photos with attribution:
Placement in the Prajnya Archives for research and educational use
Permission to use in this and other exhibitions.
Permission to use in any other format (publication,etc).