#BEOPENEyes open call took place between December 26th, 2018 and March 1st, 2019. The challenge aimed to explore the infinite meanings one's gaze has. For centuries, people have believed eyes to be more than a sensory gateway, but a direct link to one's soul. Eyes symbolism can be traced thousands of years back, the relevant visuals are to be found in temples, arts pieces, crafts, tattoos, etc. Being probably the most symbolic of all sensory organs, eyes may represent omniscience, honesty, intelligence, enlightenment, truth and much more.

 

It would be fair to say, that with this open call BE OPEN saw the eyes and through the eyes of people from all over the world.

The winning entry of the #BEOPENeyes Instagram challenge is the work by Rosella Magni @larossella_ig.

 

We can’t thank all the participants enough for the creativity you shared with us, and the power of eyes you captured in your images!