BlowUp Angkor is an outdoor photographic intervention by which runs along side the 10th Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops. BlowUp brings exhibitions and projections to the street of Siem-Reap Cambodia. Spread over the city the exhibitions explores the intersection between the street and photography.

Combining photo exhibitions, outdoor photo installations, talks, and night-time multimedia projections, BlowUp welcomes an democratic audience to photography in unconventional venues. Immersion and interactivity are at the heart of what makes BlowUp.


By creating a physical platform for photographers of all stripes to come together and interact, BlowUp provides a unique opportunity to engage with a diverse audience – both visitors to the Angkor Photo Festival as well as the people of Siem Reap.

This year is very special for us since we turn FIVE and the Angkor Photo Festival turns TEN! We are super excited and hope for no shortage of things to do and see — we’re talking 35 exhibitions and street installations, photo booths , projections, and 3 nighttime show and tells.

BLOWUp Angkor opens its gates on Saturday, November 29 and runs through to December 6 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Their projections & exhibitions are selected from a call for submissions; requesting community of photographers across the globe to share their work with the people of Cambodia.

Collaborators : If you’re an individual, photo-collective or run an interesting photo-related project drop email: [email protected]

BLOWup Angkor is brought to you by and The Angkor Photo Festival.


The print exhibition requires you to send in your work of no more then 25 images [2500 px at 150 dpi]. The images must be accompanied with a short writeup on the project along with an up to date bio.

Images are printed in three sizes, paper sizes A5, A4, A3 (info on sizes), include an exhibition display in your submission using one or combination of these sizes.

The projections should be between 5-10 minute long in duration, including project write up and bio. The file needs to be in .mp4, .avi, or .mov format in 720p (1280x720px).

Note: Zip the files in order to help with their workflow. ( filename :’name_projectname’ )

All submission must be sent to [email protected] with the Subject line as ‘Submission : (Your name)’

Dateline for entries is : 16th November 2014

* Made possible by the support of the Angkor Photo Festival

Images copyright of BlowUp Angkor