The jury will be made up of three members, photographers and/or architects who are professional photographs. The Jury may not decide not to award the prizes, unless there are no entries, and may likewise name up to two runners-up. The decision of the Jury shall be final. Under no circumstances may a single contestant be awarded two prizes, even though their work may be highlighted with a mention.
The jury shall shortlist the 20 best photos that will be exhibited at the BIA SPACE at the Delegation in Bizkaia of the Basque-Navarre Institute of Architects, at Alameda Mazarredo 69, Bilbao.
The prize-giving will take place in March 2023.
The authors of the prize-winning photographs and those selected for the exhibition surrender to the Delegation in Bizkaia of COAVN the powers of use, dissemination, distribution, public communication, exhibition and reproduction for cultural or promotional purposes, without limit of time and territory, and without manipulating or altering the photographs. Manipulating or altering shall not be taken to be the modifications that must be carried out to adapt the photographs to printed or digital publications, including the social media, of the Delegation of Bizkaia of COAVN; the Delegation is empowered to perform those modifications when necessary or recommended for the medium, nature or aesthetics of the publication in which the photographs are to be included. The Delegation may include the photographs in, but not limited to, the following: exhibitions, website and publications of the BIA. In any event the name and surname(s) of the author shall be clearly indicated.
Consequently, the prize-winning and finalist photographs may appear on any type of digital or print edited medium, linked to the organisation and the dissemination of its activities, and always citing the author of the work. The author may use the entered works for other situations or purposes provided that they expressly state that the work has participated in the Photo-Bia contest of the Delegation in Bizkaia of COAVN.