REBECCA VASSIE AWARD for UK based photographers. Deadline: March 27, 2020

Submissions open for fourth Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award, photography bursary worth £3,000

The Rebecca Vassie Trust today announces the fourth annual Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award for emerging photographers, which includes a cash bursary of £2,000. The award, which funds an early-career photographer in the UK to undertake a narrative photography project, also includes more than £1,000-worth of premier printing at Metro Imaging plus support towards industry and public exposure. In addition, up to twelve longlisted applicants join the trust’s Development Network, which offers smaller grants towards educational projects and professional development throughout the year. Judges for the award include Caroline Hunter (picture editor, Guardian Weekend magazine), Phil Coomes (picture editor, BBC News Online) and Jennifer Thatcher (critic, curator and lecturer). The award was created in memory of Rebecca Vassie, a British photographer and photojournalist who died suddenly, aged 30, while on assignment in Uganda in March 2015. Applicants for the award, who must be either from or based in the UK, are asked to submit a proposal setting out a compelling vision for a narrative photography project with a social or political context. The deadline for submissions is Friday, 27 March 2020.

Rebecca Vassie Trust is a charity registered in the UK, established 2016 in memory of the British photographer Rebecca Vassie. The Trust supports the art of long-form narrative photography, and promotes education in photography both for emerging professionals and the broader public.

About Rebecca Vassie: Rebecca Vassie was born in 1985 and studied photography at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) in Rochester. After graduating she worked as a commercial photographer and photographer’s assistant. In 2012 she moved to Uganda to establish a career as an international photojournalist. She worked as a stringer for Associated Press (AP), with her pictures appearing in major newspapers worldwide including The Guardian and The Washington Post. She also photographed for a number of charities and NGOs as well as pursuing her own projects, such as documenting Uganda’s transgender community and its Olympic boxing hopefuls. She died suddenly, aged 30, in March 2015, from complications related to an asthma attack while documenting Kyangwali Refugee Settlement in Hoima District in western Uganda.

Listings Information

REBECCA VASSIE MEMORIAL AWARD Deadline: Friday, 27 March 2020

Who can apply: An early-to-mid-career photographer in or from the UK The award: £2,000 to undertake a narrative photography project with a social or political context; approx. £1,000-worth of printing at Metro Imaging; support from the Trust towards public and industry exposure of the work; membership of Shutter Hub. How to apply: Full submission information at http://www.rebeccavassietrust.org

Judges include: Caroline Hunter (Guardian), Phil Coomes (BBC) and Jennifer Thatcher (critic and curator).  

Portfolio Reviews 2020

Hey Mates,

We are updating our PF Review list for 2020.

Some events are already with the new dates, such as ART PHOTO BARCELONA Portfolio Review (May, Spain) . If you know of any review that has already published their dates for 2020, please let us know.

Now, as we are all leaving the ship for a short leave on land, we wish you all the best and hope to see you again next year!

The Captain

 

sea_youhere Call on Art and Sustainability

Open Call

#sea_youhere

The sea_youhere is a Virtual Vitrine that showcases projects, experiments, and concepts from all over the world. In 2020 SEA Foundation aims to promote 12 outstanding projects/practices (one each month) in the proxy space by posting to Facebook, Instagram and via our website and newsletters. Read more

sea_youhere 2.0

The second edition sea_youhere is themed “art and sustainability”. With this theme, we provide common ground for diverse individuals working in various media and disciplines while honoring their differences in culture, experience and perspective. By choosing a theme we intend to generate ideas along with additional lines of inquiry and creative interdisciplinary problem solving that manifest today.

#artandsustainability

We face the climate crisis, depletion of resources, extinction of species, the social and political uncertainties. We invite artists, activists, designers, architects, and collectives to share their exemplary projects and discuss ideas on Art and Sustainability in a wider audience.

What does it mean to have a sustainable practice? What is the accountability towards ideas/objects we spread into the world?
Sustainability can be viewed from different angles – ecological, social justice, non-violence, grassroots democracy, economic.
Sustainable art may be understood as art that is produced with consideration for the wider impact and its reception in relationship to its environments social, economic, biophysical, historical and cultural.

How to send us your projects

You must have an active website, an active facebook and an active Instagram account.

  • Only digital submission forms
  • English is the preferred language
  • Add CV & artist statement
  • Add max. 3 projects
  • Your CV (max. 3 pages)
  • Duo’s/collectives: one form per group

The button saves the submission form in word format to your pc.
Complete the form and save it as .pdf
Send together with your CV to seayouhere.project@gmail.com
Subject line: firstname_surname_syh2020

 

Please Note:

This Open Call is for the project Virtual Virine sea_youhere only.

In case you have found funding and would like to apply for one of the limited places in the on-site residency, please follow this link to learn more

 

Tokyo Photography Competition, on Climate Change. Deadline: Jan. 27, 2020

SUBMIT TO THE TOKYO INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

8 PHOTOGRAPHERS WILL BE SELECTED FOR AN INTERNATIONAL TRAVELING EXHIBITION
Taipei, Taiwan — Wonder Foto Day
New York, USA — The UPI Gallery
Dublin, Ireland — PhotoIreland Festival
Tokyo, Japan — 72 Gallery

For the 7th edition of the Tokyo International Photography Competition, we invite photographers around the world to submit their photographs addressing the causes and effects of   that threaten both our planet and the human race. 

Over 85% of wetlands have been lost. Roughly half of the world’s coral is gone. At least 75 million acres of primary or recovering forest areas have been destroyed in the last ten years.

Rising sea levels, superstorms, melting polar ice, disappearing islands, wildfires…the list goes on. It is undeniable that the earth is changing rapidly as human population and consumption continue to grow. Today, with the threats of human-induced climate change comes a time for conversation and a need for transformative changes.

We need to talk about change now, and the first steps we take to slow down the environment costs – starting with everyone agreeing that climate change is very much a real and imminent threat.

Deadline is January 27 at 11:59PM PDT

https://tokyophotocompetition.com

 

Revela’T Exhibition Call. Deadline: Dec. 17, 2019

Revela’T is an international photography festival that has become a meeting point for photography lovers and especially for lovers of analog  photography  from all over the world.

In connection with the 65th anniversary of the exhibition ‘The Family Of Man’, curated by Edward Steichen, the Revela’T International Analog Photography Festival takes this iconic exhibition as its leitmotiv for its eighth edition.

TWO WAYS TO PARTICIPATE
This edition, for the theme related to the exhibition The Family of Man, there are two ways to participate:
The traditional, through the form, a series of images are sent,  if they  are chosen the copies should be sent to be displayed.
The new one, in which you can send us from 1 to 3 photographs in physical format, which will  be probably displayed at a large collective exhibition. Photographs, of course must be analog or made with some mixed technique and of any size. You can offer the photos to the Revela’t archive to be kept to be displayed in future exhibitions. If you prefer the photos can be shipped back to the author if you take care of the shipping costs. There would be a lot of pictures and we cannot cover all the expenses.

The physical adress to send the photos is: ASOCIACIÓN FOTOGRÁFICA ESPAIFOTO, Calle Pau Piferrer, 24. 08339 Vilassar de Dalt, Barcelona, Spain.
In addition, if you wish, you can participate in the 2 options independently.

Extended admission period until December 17 .

 This is only for projects with more than 20 photographs, that is, an entire exhibition. In case that your intention is to exhibit 1 to 3 photographs for a large collective exhibition within Revela’T, you have time until March 31.
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CALENDAR
The eighth edition of Revela’T is going to take place from  5 to 21 June, 2020. The exhibition rooms will be open during the weekends and during the activities or for on demand visits with scheduled appointment.
The weekend with most activities will be the 11, 12 and 13 of June with the expositions, the trade fair, demonstrations, presentations and meetings of analogue collectives, photography schools and publishers.
This call for presentation projects will be valid from now till the 17th of December 2019.
You can send the photographs (from 1 to 3) in physical format until March 31. In this way you will almost certainly participate in the largest collective exhibition that has been made during all editions of the festival.
We will not accept any exhibition project after this deadline.

THEME AND TECHNIQUES
The theme, concept or discourse of the works to be presented must be related to the theme proposed for this edition: Humanity, a portrait of the present.
All processes considered analogical or chemical will be accepted and mixed techniques will also be accepted.

WORK SUBMISSIONS
To submit your work, you must fill in the application form with all the information required.

SELECTION
We will evaluate each application, we will make the selection of the ones that will be exposed. If the work has been sellected the author will be contacted via email.
Recent and non-exhibited works will be highly appreciated. Proposals that develop or contain the concept or design of the exhibition installation will be also evaluated, as well as those already produced. In any case they will be accompanied by plans or schemes of order, distribution or installation.
We wish we could cover it but, the organization of the Festival can not assume the costs of production of the selected works.

WORK RECEPTION
The selected authors must send their work to:
ASSOCIACIÓ FOTOGRÀFICA ESPAIFOTO
Calle Pau Piferrer, 24.
08339 Vilassar de Dalt  (Barcelona) Spain
We strongly recommend that authors send the work via courier service, certified mail with insurance or hand delivery.
Shipping cost (sending and retrieving the works) is to be covered by the artist. The Festival does not take responsibility for any possible damage caused during the shipping.
Revela-T will insure the artworks during the Festival, set up and take down of the exhibition.

EXHIBITION RIGHTS
Obviously, the festival would be delighted to be able to pay Exhibition Fees to the selected proposals, but in this edition it’s still not possible. We do hope we will be able to do such in a future edition.
Reveal-T will secure the works during the Festival period. Assembly, exhibition and disassembly will be covered, but no liability will be accepted for any damage that may occur during transport.

SALE OF WORK
The orgnization invites in each edition collectors and gallery owners to the exhibitions of the festival. Also, all the photgraphers who desire have the opportunity to sell their exhibited works there. Authors who were selected in the call should send a price list to the festival organization thta includes 30% comission for the organization, “Asociación Fotográfica Espaifoto”.

RETURN
Revela-T will return the work in a period of 2 months since the end of the Festival. The work will be sent through a transport company, and the shipping costs must by paid by the author at the time of the reception. The author is free to pick up his/her work personally.
The author must check his/her work at the moment of the reception to confirm that the material is in good condition. If it was not the case, the transport company should take responsibility.

MOUNTING
An assembly company will assume the installation of the works. The assembly will take place during the week prior to the opening day of the Festival.
The presence of all the authors who will be able to give instructions for assembly, whether of order, of distribution or of installation, will be appreciated. In the last case, if the author prefers to do the installation by himself/herself, the assembly company will offer its assistance.
For the good and rapid development of the assembly, shifts and schedules will be established.

AUTOR RIGHTS
With the participation in the Festival Revela-T, the author declares having all the rights of the exhibition and publishing of the images presented, especially the right of the own image of all the people appearing on the photographs, and exonerates the Revela-T organization of all economic or any other kind of complaint that might be done by any collecting society.
The author transfers the rights of reproduction of one of the images presented. This image will be used only in promotional material (press kit, leaflet, posters, etc.)
The author exonerates the organization of all kind of conflict or judicial action that might be done by Copyright Associations for not having the rights of the images exhibited.

UNEXPECTED EVENTS
The organization reserves the right of solving any unexpected circumstance, as well as the right of changing the program of the Festival due to events of force majeure.

DATA PROTECTION
According to the law 34/2002 on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce (LSSI) and the Organic Law 15/1999 on Data Protection (LOPD), the Associació Fotogràfica Espaifoto guarantees the security and confidentiality of the personal information provided in the application form. The user is informed and expresses agreement to the incorporation of his or her personal data to the automatized files of the Associació Fotogràfica Espaifoto and to the automatized processing of them, with the aim of receiving news of activities via email.
In any case, the Associació Fotogràfica Espaifoto guarantees the exercise of the rights in the terms established by the current legislation.
If you change your mind at any time, you only need to send an email to info@revela-t.cat and we will proceed to delete your personal data.

PARTICIPATE

Hyères Festival photography competition. Deadline: Dec. 15, 2019.

The extended deadline to submit to the Hyères Festival photography competition is now: DECEMBER 15, 2019.

The festival takes place in the historical landmark of the villa Noailles in South of France.
There is no genre criteria applying to the competition nor age limit.
The Grand Prize is awarded of a grant of 20 000 euros.

All details feature below and in the link hereafter
https://villanoailles-hyeres.com/pages/candidatures/concours-photographie (FR)
https://villanoailles-hyeres.com/en/pages/candidatures/concours-photographie (ENG)

— ENGLISH VERSION — FRENCH BELOW —-

PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Registration deadline : November 30, 2019
Download regulation on http://www.villanoailles-hyeres.com
Information : photocompetition@villanoailles-hyeres.com
Every Spring in the South of France, the Festival spotlights young promising artists in the fields of fashion, accessories and photography. The festival proposes diverse exhibitions, professional panel discussions and three competitions. The competitions showcase 10 fashion designers, 10 accessories designers and 10 photographers selected by a jury of professionals in each field. The work of the chosen candidates is presented to the jury and the public in either fashion shows (designers) or group exhibitions (accessories designers, photographers). On the last days of the month of April, as every Spring since 1998, the villa Noailles will once again become the epicenter for emerging photography.
There, in the photography section of the Festival de Hyères, ten artist-photographers will exhibit their personal conjugation of the verb to see. Hyères defends and praises photographic works that strive for sense, singularity, innovation and uncompromising artistic standards. The bodies of work spotlighted at Hyères are still being born. Yet, the articulateness of their aesthetic stances confidently allows us to bet on their projection into the future. Attentively sorted and short-listed, an imposing lot of nearly 800 worldwide submissions is put under the scrutiny and appraisal of an international jury of professionals that gathers, late January, in Paris. The jury’s choice of the ten photographers to showcase sets in motion an exacting curatorial and production process that will culminate shortly in the unveiling to the public, on the walls of the villa Noailles, of an exciting group exhibition: ten new artistic visions that will help shape the photography of tomorrow.
During the three days of the festival, the selected photographers meet to discuss their exhibited work and ongoing portfolios with the members of the jury. Art dealers, museum curators, art critics, art directors for magazines or advertising agencies, among past Festival jurors we can randomly mention Jean-Paul Goude (Paris), Thomas Bonnoouvrier (Art+Commerce, Paris), Jörg Koch (032C, Berlin), Frits Gierstberg (Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam), Kathy Ryan (New York Times, New York), David Campany (Londres), Joerg Colberg (Conscientious), Charles Fréger (France), Erik Kessels (KesselsKramer, Amsterdam), Brett Rogers (The Photographer’s Gallery, London), Winfried Heininger (Kodoji Press, Switzerland), Jason Evans (photographer), Mutsuko Ota (IMA, Tokyo), Craig McDean (New York), Tim Walker (London), Simon Costin (London), etc.
Agents, art dealers and art directors, all eager to meet new talent, also attend the Festival.
The Hyères meetings between artists and jurors render possible an in-depth discussion — elsewhere highly improbable — about the photographer’s work and its potentialities. An intellectually intense exchange between photographers and key figures of the artistic and commercial spheres, these one to one meetings have often proved fruitful opening for the photographers the doors to different media, from the pages of a magazine to the walls of a museum or an advertising campaign.
 
PARTNERS 2019
The Festival is organised by the Association villa Noailles and has been financed through the support of the City of Hyères, since its creation in 1986, and since 2003 by the Métropole Toulon Provence Méditerranée, with the support of Direction Régionale des Affaires Culturelles (ministère de la Culture), of Conseil Régional Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, of Conseil Départemental du Var.
Major partner
CHANEL
Main partners
LVMH, Première Vision, Chloé, Swarovski, Mercedes-Benz, Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, DEFI, Les Galeries Lafayette, American Vintage
Year partners
Eyes on Talents, Puntoseta, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard
Partners
Petit bateau, Kering, Premiere Classe, Supima, Givaudan, Exception, Hans Boodt Mannequins, Istituto Marangoni, John Nollet, Psycho, Janvier, Brachfeld
 
 
Présidente / President
Pascale Mussard
Fondateur et directeur général / Founder and General Director
Jean-Pierre Blanc
Directrice artistique / Artistic director
Raphaëlle Stopin

villa Noailles
Centre d’art d’Intérêt national
Métropole Toulon Provence Méditerranée
montée Noailles – 83400 Hyères
+33 (0)4 98 08 01 98 / 97
www.villanoailles-hyeres.com

—— FRENCH VERSION —-

CONCOURS PHOTOGRAPHIE
APPEL À CANDIDATURES
Date limite d’inscription : 30 novembre 2019
Téléchargez le règlement sur http://www.villanoailles-hyeres.com
Renseignements : photocompetition@villanoailles-hyeres.com
Le Festival de Hyères met tout en œuvre pour promouvoir la jeune création dans les domaines de la mode, de l’accessoire et de la photographie. Chaque année, dans le cadre intimiste de la villa Noailles, le festival s’organise autour de trois concours, d’expositions et de tables rondes. Les concours rassemblent dix stylistes, dix créateurs d’accessoires et dix photographes, sélectionnés par des jurys de professionnels. Les créations des candidats sélectionnés sont présentées sous forme de défilés pour le concours mode et d’expositions collectives pour les concours accessoires de mode et photographie.

Chaque printemps, la villa Noailles, à Hyères, devient l’épicentre de la création photographique émergente. Le Festival d’Hyères, dans son volet photographie, expose dix artistes ; dix manières de réinventer le regard. Y sont appréciées – défendues – des œuvres singulières, novatrices à force de choix tranchés, sans compromis. Il s’agit bien d’œuvres en gestation, mais dont les propos construits permettent de parier sur leur projection dans l’avenir. Au terme du processus de sélection, passant par un examen de plusieurs centaines de candidatures venant de tous pays, dix photographes sont choisis par un jury international réuni à Paris au cours du mois de janvier.

À la suite de ces délibérations commence un exigeant travail de commissariat et de production pour dévoiler au public, sur les murs de la villa Noailles, dix visages de la photographie de demain. Pendant quatre jours, les photographes sélectionnés rencontrent, autour de leurs œuvres exposées et de leur portfolio, le jury composé de galeristes, directeurs de musée, critiques d’art, directeurs de création de magazines ou d’agences de publicité.

Citons pêle-mêle parmi les anciens jurys Jean-Paul Goude (Paris), Thomas Bonnouvrier (Art+Commerce, Paris), Jörg Koch (032C, Berlin), Frits Gierstberg (Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam), Kathy Ryan (New York Times, New York), David Campany (Londres), Joerg Colberg (Conscientious), Charles Fréger (photographe, France), Erik Kessels (KesselsKramer, Amsterdam), Brett Rogers (The Photographer’s Gallery, Londres), Winfried Heininger (Kodoji Press, Suisse), Jason Evans (photographe, Angleterre), Mutsuko Ota (IMA, Tokyo), Craig McDean (New York), Tim Walker (Londres), Simon Costin (Londres), etc.

Au sein du public du Festival circulent aussi des agents, des galeristes, des directeurs artistiques, tous en quête de découvertes.

Ces rencontres rendent possible un dialogue approfondi – fort improbable en dehors d’un tel cadre – autour des œuvres et leurs potentialités. Il s’agit d’un échange intense et fructueux entre les photographes et les décideurs des sphères artistique et commerciale, échange qui souvent, ouvre l’accès à divers supports de diffusion, allant de la page de magazine, au mur du musée ou à la commande publicitaire.

PARTENAIRES 2019
Le Festival est organisé par l’Association villa Noailles et financé depuis sa création en 1986 par la ville d’Hyères, et depuis 2003 par la Métropole Toulon Provence Méditerranée, avec le soutien de la Direction régionale des Affaires culturelles (ministère de la Culture), du Conseil régional Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, du Conseil départemental du Var.

Grand Partenaire
CHANEL

Partenaires principaux
LVMH, Première Vision, Chloé, Swarovski, Mercedes-Benz, Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, DEFI, Les Galeries Lafayette, American Vintage

Partenaires à l’année
Eyes on Talents, Puntoseta, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard

Partenaires
Petit bateau, Kering, Premiere Classe, Supima,Givaudan
Exception, Hans Boodt Mannequins, Istituto Marangoni, John Nollet, Psycho, Janvier, Brachfeld
Horaires Hiver (octobre à juin)
Ouvert tous les jours de 13h à 18h.
Nocturne le vendredi de 15h à 20h.
Fermé le lundi, le mardi et les jours fériés.
Entrée Libre.

Partenaires du festival (2019) ———————————————————————————————————————

PRODUCTION RESIDENCY IN SCANDINAVIA. Deadline: Jan. 12, 2020

OPEN CALL:
PRODUCTION RESIDENCY AT THE TOP OF SCANDINAVIA
Welcome to Luleå, a city close to the Arctic Circle in the north of Sweden. Our open call program for 2020 is a 2-step residency.
Our residency program is a production based one. We like to give the selected artist the opportunity to work in our many workshops, fully equipped with machineries and tools.
The artist will be invited for a week in March 2020 to do research and get to know us at KKV Luleå (Artist Collective Studio), as well as artists, art institutions and the area we live in. KKV will arrange activities and meetings in the art and cultural context during the stay.
The second part of the residency is two months, between 28th of April and 18th of June. The artist will work independently according to one’s needs and interests. Before the second part of the residency, the artist has to send in a sketch of work plan, his/her needs in terms of workshops, machinery, tools etc. The artist also has to make sure the work material will be in place before coming back in April.
During the stay, we like the artist to present his/her previous work during an ‘artist get-to-gather’.
KKV Luleå is part of Swedish Lapland AiR network with residencies in the north of Sweden. Study visits to partners involved within the network are also possible. Read more about the network at http://www.swedishlaplandair.com
The residency program will provide the artist with:
A grant of 20 000 SEK (SEK- Swedish kronor)
Travel up to 10 000 SEK
Material up to 5 000 SEK
Transportation of work up to 2 000 SEK
Accommodation in private apartment is included
NOTE: the artist will be responsible for the piece(s) produced during the residency, which has to be transported away. No art pieces nor objects will be left at KKV at the end of the residency program.
Accommodation
A 30 square meters-private apartment in the center of Luleå. It’s possible to have two guests in the apartment.
About us
KKV is an Artist Collective Studio (KKV stands for “Konstnärernas Kollektiv Verkstad”) based in Luleå. Among the 21 artistic collective workshops in Sweden, KKV Luleå is one of the largest with very well equipped creative labs.
Our workshops are fully equipped with machineries and tools: graphic, screen printing, silk screen printing/serigraphy labs, ImageON (light box), enamel, sculpture (plaster, concrete, wax, stone, ceramic), wood, metal castings (bronze, aluminum), monumental spaces, digital art, and sewing/embroidery machine.
Criteria for applicants
Professional artists with minimum 2 years work experience.
Be 30 year or older.
Live in Europe (we do not accept applications from Swedish Artists on this occasion)
Not be enrolled in educational institution during the program period. EXCEPTION: those who are in Ph.D. program are eligible.
Be in a state of good health and able to carry out daily activities on his/her own.
Have enough English to communicate with other artists and studio staff.
Application
The deadline of this open call occurs the 12th of January, 2020, at midnight. The final decision will be taken in January. Send your application to: info@kkvlulea.se and write in the object “Residence 2020”.
Please put below request into one pdf:
Motivation letter, why you would like to come to KKV Luleå, maximum 1500 words
Photos of your previous works/projects, maximum 10 photos and 5 projects
CV
Address to webpage or other social media
Contact info
Interviews with 3 selected artists will be conducted the 23rd of January before the final selection.
Location
KKV is reachable within a 30min walk from the city center or a 7min car/bus ride (bus n. 6). Luleå is served by an airport, a bus and a train station, able to connect it to many regional areas within Sweden. Read more about Luleå >>
Contacts
Manager: Birgitta Lindström
Chairman of KKV: Helena Bergman
E-mail. info@kkvlulea.se

 

KKV Open Call 2020.pdf

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