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Heillandi Gallery
Andrea Micheli

Andrea Micheli

Andrea Micheli (Milan, 1972), naturalist and MBA graduate, has served as an advisor TO publishing houses and cultural foundations (Longanesi, Salani, Fondazione Forma per la Fotografia). He has staged several personal exhibitions in Italy, Switzerland and overseas, and he has published articles and books. He has accompanied his friend and teacher Elliott Erwitt on several photography trips that have culminated in joint exhibitions. He is a founder member of Photoaid, a social and environmental photographic agency. For several years he has lived among the mountains and vineyards of Camorino.

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UBP - Union Bancaire Privée Artphilein Foundation


The Swiss Photo-Three Award is the first international photographic competition on tryptics
Each entry will be valid before 11.59pm UTC+1 Zurich time on 31/05/19
The Swiss Photo-Three Award is totally free
You must be 18 years of age or older at anytime during 2019
You have to submit One tryptic with a brief description of the work together with a summarised CV in English.
Images must weight 2MB maximum and must be in .jpg
Andrea Micheli will be the President of the Jury.
Other members will be announced soon.

Terms & Conditions

  • 1 By agreeing to the terms and conditions for the Swiss Photo-Three Award you acknowledge that:
    • you must be 18 years of age or older at anytime during 2019
    • you are submitting a valid entry before 11.59pm UTC+1 Zurich time on 31/05/19
  • 2 By submitting your work to the Swiss Photo-Three Award you agree that Swiss Photo-Three has the right to use your work for promotional and editorial purposes related to Swiss Photo-Three.
    Any images used will include full credits. Usage includes all media worldwide.
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  • 4 Submission requirements:
    • One tryptic as a sole image or three single images making a tryptic. No dyptics are allowed.
    • A brief description of the work (up to 500 words per series).
    • A summarised CV (PDF or Word document in English).
    • If you submit as a Duo, please fill up the “notes” field with the required data of the second author.

    • Images must weigh 2MB maximum.
    • Images must be in .jpg.
    • Images as installation are allowed, but within the limit of three single images upload.

    IMPORTANT: If all of the above requirements are not met, we will not take the application into consideration.
  • 5 By agreeing to our terms and conditions, you acknowledge that your personal data can be used for Swiss Photo-Three Award purposes and other related activities.
    For more information please e-mail:
  • 6 Our committee takes the time to carefully review each tryptic that is submitted, a process which can take up to a some weeks.
    Please do not contact us to see whether you have been selected. We will notify you ourselves in due time.
  • 7 Jury members will select 5 finalists. The 5 finalists will be notified of their status by June 2019 and will appear on our website.
    Finalists will be asked to send an original print of the tryptic, properly mounted and framed, to be showed during a special event that will take place in Switzerland thanks to our Sponsors. The winner will be announced during that Special Event.
    It will be awarded to the first place a prize of 1’500 CHF, in addition to the free concession of a solo show within the space of Heillandi Gallery in Lugano (CH).

Contest Closed

The Swiss Photo-Three Award 2018 has ended

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