WOMENPHOTOGR, the first community in Greece dedicated to female, LGBT+ and non-binary photographers is organizing a photography competition and online exhibition, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8th, a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.

The exhibition will be contributing to the discussion about women’s rights and the rise of the #metoo movement in Greece.

WOMANHOOD IS exhibition is encouraging the work of Diotima – Centre for Research on Women’s Issues.

The winning images along with works from selected artists participating via invitation will be curated into a virtual exhibition featured on Art Number 23 Gallery (Athens / London), our Instagram, Facebook pages and our website starting on March 8th 2021 and for three months.


Explore what womanhood means to you. Submit one image to depict your view on femininity and/or possible misconceptions of it. We are looking for non-stereotypical images of femininity and interpretations which escape conservatism.


How to participate:

Submit only one image and define what womanhood is according to your view. The file should be in jpeg, 1200px on the long side along with an explanatory statement – message about the image and a short bio (optional) plus your social media handle (optional). Please do not watermark the image, your name will be mentioned.

The texts should be brief and written in Greek and English and not exceed 100 words in total. Send the files via wetrasfer to by February 27th. Submissions received incomplete or after the deadline will, unfortunately, not be considered.

There is no fee, it is free to enter.

Eligibility: Adult, amateur and professional photographers living permanently or temporarily in Greece.

The image can be new or not older than 2 years.

We welcome color and b/w images and all photography genres (portrait, documentary etc) as long as they abide to ethical standards and do not violate the terms and conditions.

Due to the expected volume of applications, we will be able to contact only the photographers with winning images. For more information and clarifications, feel free to contact us:

This is a curated exhibition. Curator: Vicky Markolefa

We are looking forward to seeing your work!

Please read the terms and conditions before you apply.

Important note: The final selection for the exhibition will contain the wimming images of the competition and images by artists who reveived a personal invitation.

Image: Vicky Markolefa

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