IFLA Photo Contest

IFLA is inviting to take part in a photo competition associated with their World Congress in April 2013 in New Zealand. The topic of the World Congress will be “SHARED WISDOM IN AN AGE OF CHANGE”

They are asking for photographs that show our CHANGING LANDSCAPE THROUGH MULTIPLE DIMENSIONS OF WISDOM:

“Whether exploring ancient wisdom, reaching across realms of contemporary knowledge, or imagining a more resilient future, shared wisdom strengthens our ability to effect positive change”.

Closing date for submissions: December 31, 2012
Jury decision: January 31, 2013
Exhibition: April 10, 2013 in New Zealand!


1. Contemporary issues around globalization
Future urban living + urban agriculture + green technology + densification + biodiversity + sustainable environmental management.

2. Indigenous wisdom
Sharing of wisdom across time/place/culture + wayfinding/navigation + contact + settlement + adaptation + post settlement + healing + renaissance + future sustainability + prosperity.

3. Radical change and resilience
Paradigm shift + threats to sustainability + tools for effecting positive change + problem solving – imaginative and technical + capacity of landscape to adapt to change + new ideas and technologies – what’s ahead?

More information: www.iflaonline.org