Asian Women Photographers’ Showcase. Deadline: July 10, 2017

2017 Asian Women Photographers’ Showcase: Call for Submissions
“Recognizing the amazing quality of work being produced by woman photographers in Asia”
2017 ASIAN WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS’ SHOWCASE
FIFTH EDITION

Slideshow Projection curated by Yumi Goto (Reminders Photography Stronghold) and Emmeline Yong (Objectifs)
In collaboration with Objectifs’ Women in Film & Photography Showcase

Submission Deadline: 10 July 2017

*Required

Call for Submissions 2017: Guidelines
Asian women photographers are invited to submit work for inclusion in a slideshow curated by Yumi Goto (of Reminders Project and Photography Stronghold) and Emmeline Yong (Objectifs). The slideshow projection will be part of the Women in Film & Photography Showcase at Objectifs (Singapore), 11 Oct to 19 Nov 2017.
The Women in Film & Photography Showcase at Objectifs is a tribute to the artists, photographers and filmmakers who have created works that tell stories with impact, break boundaries and inspire us.

The photo essays, series and bodies of submitted work may be about any issue, event or person but must have been photographed in the applicant¹s native country. Completed bodies of work and ongoing projects are both acceptable.

Applicants who are ethnically Asian but were born outside of Asia are also eligible, but must submit a body of work photographed in their forefathers country. We have received numerous questions about this stipulation, so would like to provide the following random examples:

1. A woman brought up in France but born in Cambodia may submit work from Cambodia.

2. An American woman with a Chinese mother and Filipino father may submit work from China or the Philippines.

3. A half­-Asian woman is also eligible.

See below for a list of Asian countries*.

Approximately 10 to 20 works will be selected for the slideshow projection, to be screened during an evening of the showcase at Objectifs. The slideshow may also travel to other festivals, with the permission of the participating photographers.

There are no participation fees and production of the slideshow will be undertaken by Objectifs. Photographers may submit more than one body of work for consideration. However, you must submit each one as a new entry.

*List of Asian Countries:
Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Brunei
Cambodia
China
Cyprus
Georgia
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Lebanon
Malaysia
Maldives
Mongolia
Myanmar
Nepal
North Korea
Oman
Pakistan
Palestine
Philippines
Qatar
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
South Korea
Sri Lanka
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Turkey
Turkmenistan
United Arab Emirates
Uzbekistan
Vietnam
Yemen

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe0xOfvgq5UR93uh4dr2Z_pZpo7j2g74F8GkxPG3fvCWYGrXw/viewform?c=0&w=1

 

The Curatorial School Workshops, Malta. Deadline: June 30, 2017

This seems like an interesting program … even if the teaser image only shows utterly bored people (the lady in the background just fell asleep, didn’t she?)   😉

Anyways: There are student discounts and volunteering opportunities. So have a look!

The Valletta 2018 Curatorial School (28th August-1st September 2017) is a one-week intensive lecture programme hosted in the heart of Valletta, Malta, with leading curators from major international arts institutions. The theme for this year’s Curatorial School is Researching Curatorial Practices. By bringing together international and local perspectives, this year’s programme asks: What kinds of research do curators of contemporary art engage in?

The Curatorial School’s programme will explore a variety of topics that are highly relevant to practitioners and students today, including curating as research and curatorial research methods, curating the unfamiliar, the research involved in developing concepts, the temporalities of display, and the potentials and limitations of exhibition-making.

The Curatorial School offers participants the opportunity to further their curatorial career development through insightful lectures and professional networking opportunities. Participants may respond to tasks put forward by guest curators and receive extensive feedback on aspects of curating, researching, producing and presenting new ideas. Workshop themes include, “Curatorial Start Kit for Research the Art and Democracy Question,” “Modes of Curating / Curating as Research,” “Curating the Place and the Social” Art as Production of Public Domain,” and “Showtime: Exhibition Temporalities and Curating as a Mode of Political Enquiry and Critical Practice.”

International guest speakers and workshop facilitators include Alfredo Cramerotti (MOSTYN Gallery, 57th Venice Biennale, Manifesta 8), Bassam El Baroni (Manifesta 8, HOME WORKS 7), Fulya Erdemci (54th Istanbul Biennial, 54th Venice Biennale, 2nd Moscow Contemporary Art Biennale, 25th Biennale São Paulo), Maren Richter (REGIONALE12 Biennal, MOCA Taipei), Mick Wilson (Moscow Curatorial School, 9th Taipei Biennal, PARSE journal) and Sebastian Cichocki (Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, 52nd and 54th Venice Biennales).

To register: https://goo.gl/forms/s5OCQJwJEPhBM5am1

The fee to attend the Curatorial School is €110. We are pleased to offer a discounted student rate of €60 for students currently enrolled in studies.

A limited number of applicants will be accepted as event volunteers, for whom attendance fees will also be waived.

 

Registrations are open until the 30th of June 2017.

Artist Residency in Spain. Deadline : June 1, 2017

The Unifiedfield / el campo unificado is about to launch its third residency program and the first edition of an annual arts festival in Castellar de la Frontera, Cádiz (Spain). In November 2017, six international artists will coincide in a beautiful Andalusian home at a medieval fortress in the heart of Los Alcornocales Natural Park. For this program, artists are invited to work out of their comfort zone to experiment with collaborative processes and ephemeral interventions in the village and the natural surroundings.

Besides the main residency in Castellar, there is also the possibility to develop a project in two different settings during other periods:

-Granada city: the residency will take place at an old charming apartment in Albayzín – similar to the one we had in our former residency in Granada between 2012 and 2014. This new program will focus on relational art projects in San Miguel Alto where The Unifiedfield is starting a community garden.

-A dome in a village in Ávila, near Madrid: for projects which use the dome as a Temporary Autonomous Zone for internal experiences / art processes to happen in nature.

A new website for this residency program will be launched soon with more information about the locations, partners and the communities we are engaging with in Spain. We are currently expanding our network and other emplacements can be proposed, depending on the nature of the selected projects.

The Unifiedfield is an independent non-profit artist-run organization with no external funding. To cover the residency expenses we charge a residency fee and the amount will vary depending on each project. Please note that we do not accept self-funded artists. The Unifiedfield can assist the artists with letters of invitation to enable to raise funds to cover the residency as well as the artist’s production costs, living and travel expenses, etc.

http://www.theunifiedfield.org/theunifiedfield.org/El_campo_unificado_AIR_OpenCall.pdf
+ info: http://www.theunifiedfield.org

Photobook Blogs

Olga Yatskevich has put together a list of blogs/pages on photography books (in no particular order) on her blog http://photolia.tumblr.com.

Great work!

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blog.8hbooks
The Angry Bat
The New Frame
Library of the Pinted Web
Conveyor Arts
Photobook Club Tokyo (in Japanese)
Claxton Projects
One Year of Photobooks
Eye Curious Books 
The Book Studio
Lost in Publications
Broken Spine
Books Are Nice!
Contemporary Japanese Photobooks
Spaces Corners
Little Brown Mushroom
On Almost Every Topic
bdp
A shimmer of books (in French)
Miedzy wierszami (in Polish)

Word Press

who needs another photo blog
this is a photobook
(in Russian)
Propaganda Books
The Photobook
Colin Pantall’s Blog
The Logging Road
microcord
Poursuite (in French)
Cuatro Cuerpos (in Spanish)

Other 

Matthew Greenburgh
Collector Daily
Achtung Photography
Der Grief
Faraway Eyes
 
on photobooks and books
(by josef chladek)
Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive
Arts & Sciences Projects
ICP Blog

The Photo Book Club
Indie Photobook Library
Claxton Project
Dutch Blog on Photobooks
Eye Curious
On Japanese Photobooks
Have a nice Book! (video)
A Photo Editor
Conscientious
Shane Lavalette
The Digital Photobook
Mrs Deane
Errata Editions
Photo-eye blog
Flak Photo Books
Adam Bell
The Independent Photobook
Rare Autumn
Atsushi Saito Blog (in Japanese)
American Suburb X
A Japanese Book
Goliga
25 books
GUP Magazine
Japan Photo
De livres and des photos (in French)
748 on Japanese Books (in French)
200 Days, 200 Photo Books (in German & English)

Photobook Workshops in Mexico. Deadline: June 2, 2017

Have a look at this workshop program with photobook makers, editors, curators and gurus. Even if they are published in Spanish, most of them will be in English (in case of doubt, ask the organizer, HYDRA+PHOTOGRAPHY
(enlace@hydra.lat).
Be quick: Even if the workshops are scheduled for summer 2017 – early 2018, the inscription is only open until June 2nd.
Hasta la vista in DF, Baby!

HYDRA+PHOTOGRAPHY is a platform for building projects related to the medium of photography, based on reflection, dialogue and collaboration between individuals, associations, institutions and publishers. An inclusive, flexible and open to open channels in the photographic community space.

Workshop Program

20 al 25 junio | Lukas Birk | autor, editor y gestor independiente  (Austria)
fecha límite 2 de junio, 2017
Cupo: 15 participantes
Costo: $3,800.00


10 al 15 de julio | Calin Kruse
| Editorial Dienacht (Alemania)
fecha límite 16 de junio, 2017
Cupo: 15 participantes
Costo: $3,800.00


24 al 27 de agosto | Moritz Neumüller
 |  Curador, docente y editor (Austria)
fecha límite 28 de julio, 2017
Cupo: 15 participantes
Costo: $3,600.00


6 al 9 de septiembre | Timothy Prus
 | Curador y editorArchive of Modern Conflict. (Reino Unido)
fecha límite 3 de agosto, 2017
Cupo: 15 participantes
Costo: $3,600.00


6 al 9 de septiembre | Juan Valbuena
 | PHREE Editor, docente, autor (España)
fecha límite 3 de agosto, 2017
Cupo: 15 participantes
Costo: $3,600.00


19 al 23 de octubre | Ramon Pez
 | Diseñador (Italia)
fecha límite 22 de septiembre, 2017
Cupo: 15 participantes
Costo: $3,600.00


4 al 5 de noviembre | Markus Schaden
 | The Photobook Museum (Alemania)
fecha límite 29 de septiembre, 2017
Cupo: 15 participantes
Costo: $3,600.00


enero 2018, por confirmar | Miguel Ángel Esteban
 | Imprenta Artes Gráficas Palermo (España)
fecha límite por confirmar 2018
Cupo: 15 participantes
Costo: $3,600.00


26 al 29 de enero 2018 | Rémi Faucheux y Matthieu Charon
 | RVB BOOKS Editores (Francia)
fecha límite por confirmar 2018
Cupo: 15 participantes
Costo: $3,600.00


fecha por confirmar | Bruno Ceschel
| Curador y editor. Self Publish Be Happy (Reino Unido)
fecha límite por confirmar 2018
Cupo: 15 participantes
Costo: $3,600.00

Requisitos para el proceso de selección
Consultar fechas de cada Taller
– Enviar un mínimo de 10 y un máximo de 30 imágenes de preferencia de un proyecto desarrollado. Si se tiene una idea para un fotolibro u otro tipo de formato de presentación, mandar una descripción o propuesta. Para los talleres no es imprescindible tener un proyecto de fotolibro o un trabajo terminado.

 

http://hydra.lat/inicio/en/convocatorias/

Rhona Wilson Award for Photography. Deadline: May 27, 2017

The Rhonda Wilson Award has been created to recognize and celebrate the legacy of Rhonda Wilson MBE. The award celebrates new talent in photography, providing the recipient with support, exposure and opportunity to further their career as a fine art photographer. The 2017 award includes the following:

$1,000 Cash
Complimentary place on the workshop Business of the Image: A Photographers’ Bootcamp on Working with Galleries, (includes meals/accommodation) –provided by Maine Media Workshops + College.
Guaranteed, complimentary place at the FotoFest 2018 Meeting Place Portfolio Review, (does not include meals, travel and accommodation) – provided by FotoFest International.
£500 (c. $750) toward portfolio development materials – provided by the BA Hons and MA Photography course, Nottingham Trent University, England.
20 portfolio prints, clamshell portfolio box, shipping – provided by Genesis Imaging, London.
5 hours one-on-one consultancy with Debra Klomp Ching – conducted in-person or via Skype, depending upon the location of the recipient.
The recipient of the Rhonda Wilson Award will be selected from the five photographers exhibited in the Fresh Annual Summer Show at the Klompching Gallery.

The awardee will be selected by an esteemed panel of photographers, publishers, writers and curators specializing in photography. The panel will be chaired by Debra Klomp Ching.

https://klompching.submittable.com/submit

COSMOS PDF AWARD. DEADLINE: JUNE 10, 2017

COSMOS PDF AWARD is a digitally transmitted price. Its first aim is to help photographers to produce and highlight innovative and creative projects around photography and digital publishing. The pdf is the most easy to use and « democratic » file format for the transmission of artistic projets.
The price was created in 2015 by olivier cablat and sebastian hau for the non-profit organisation galerie 2600.
In 2017, the award has new partners and takes a new form, promoting the most innovating digital publications, getting a new platform and submission interface.

Candidatures are made via a digital portfolio, in a pdf-format. Participants are invited to send an unpublished project, which redefines our understanding of the limits of the medium. Taking part is free, the form of the pdf is free. We are looking for propositions that also value this standardized support as a singular form of expression. There is no limitation in number of pages but the pdf weight is limited to 10 mo.
The jury will be composed of 10 persons from the worlds of photography and photobooks. Deadline is the 1oth of june 2017.
A shortlist of 10 pdf’s will be announced in mid june and the winner at the end of june.
The shortlisted pdfs will be presented on our website.
The winning project will be printed by a professional studio (atelier shl), and presented at cosmos arles books, during the professional week of les rencontres de la photographie. The prints will be given to the artist after the week of cosmos. The winning pdf will also be on display at jaipurphoto 2018.

PDF AWARD JURY 2017

LUCE LEBART – DIRECTOR (CANADIAN PHOTOGRAPHY INSTITUTE – CA)
KALEV ERICKSON – EDITOR (ARCHIVE OF MODERN CONFLICT – UK)
CRISTINA DE MIDDEL – ARTIST, PUBLISHER (THIS BOOK IS TRUE – BR)
CHRISTIN KRAUSE – EDITOR (SPECTOR BOOKS – DE)
KATJA STUKE & OLIVER SIEBER – ARTISTS (DE)
CRISTIAN LUTZ – PHOTOGRAPHER (CH)
JOERG BADER – DIRECTOR (CENTRE DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE GENÊVE – CH)
MOSTAFA AGHRIB – DIRECTOR (MARRAKECH MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY AND VISUAL ARTS – MA)
LOUISE CLEMENTS – DIRECTOR (FORMAT FESTIVAL, DERBY – UK)
LOLA MAC DOUGALL PADGAONKAR – DIRECTOR (JAIPUR FESTIVAL – IN)
AARON SCHUMAN – CRITIC, PHOTOGRAPHER, CURATOR (UK)
BAPTISTE GIROUDON – PHOTOGRAPHER, WINNER OF THE COSMOS PDF AWARD 2016 (FR)

TIMELINE

● SUBMISSION OPENING : MAY 10TH
SUBMISSION DEADLINE : JUNE 10TH
● SHORTLIST ANNOUNCEMENT : MID JUNE
● WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT : END OF JUNE
● PRIZE CEREMONY – JULY 5TH AT COSMOS ARLES BOOKS 2017 IN ARLES

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

COSMOS PDF AWARD IS A DIGITALLY TRANSMITTED PRICE.

Its first aim is to help photographers to produce and highlight innovative and creative projects around photography.
When submitting their project, candidates accept that their pdf will be publicly presented on our platform or on any type of support directly referring to the award.
The award organizers engage themselves to credit the project by the name of his/her author.
When submitting their project, candidates certificate that they are the original author of the project. When a part of the project is made from found pictures, candidates must credit the original author of the pictures or quote the source.
The author of the winning project engages himself to transmit hd files of the project in the following days of the announcement and to facilitate the production of its presentation.

 

Inscription Formhttp://cosmosarlesbooks.com/pdfaward/index.php

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