LOADING FESTIVAL. Deadline: Aug. 23, 2019

The submissions are open to send projects in the broad field of the image, such as video art, art installations, and photography, highlighting the narrative. Once intended to have a correlation between sound and image in the video experimentation.

What the projects have to be about

At Loading nothing is finished, in the festival, everything begins, everything changes but nothing is closed. It cannot be presumed, it cannot be boasted, it shows processes and fragments to grow and improve. In this way, public, creators, institutions and all participating agents are enriched by the knowledge, debate, and sharing of partner processes.

 

Selection criteria

Each submission will be evaluated according to:

• Quality

• The innovative character in terms of discourse, format, process, etc.

• The processes and conceptualization of ideas

 

Jury

All the projects will be reviewed by Loading Fest.

 

 

Documentation to be delivered

Conditions of participation

• Title & Project summary (400 max. character)

• Artist’s name

• Real name of the artist or social reason of the collective

• Email

 

Photography projects

• 10 to 15 images, 2000x2000px, in jpeg, 72 dpi, separated files, named “artist name_project title_photo number”

 

Video projects

• Video files max 5min, in MOV/MP4, 1920×1080, named “name of the artist_project title”

Send everything in a zip file until the 23rd of August 2019 to loadingopencall@gmail.com

 

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Photobookshow Call. Deadline: Sept. 1, 2019

We are very pleased to announce that Photobookshow will be taking part in International Photography Symposium “NIDA 2019. Meeting Photography” this September in Lithuania.

When

11th to the 14th of September 2019

Where

Amber gallery-museum. Pamario str. 20 Nida, Lithuania

Submissions Open

We invite submissions of all printed formats where photography is its main focus from handmade dummies, one-off published book, zines and photographic newspapers.

Our aim is to showcase a wide demographic of photobooks currently being produced around the world. The deadline for the Open Call is 1st of September 2019.

SUBMIT A PHOTOBOOK

Supported by International Photography Symposium NIDA.

FIEBRE Photobook Festival Open Calls. Deadline: Oct. 2019

The 7th edition of Fiebre Photobook Festival Madrid will take place in Sala el Águila, from October 25th to 27th, 2019. Save the date and don’t miss the new open calls:

EL PAPEL DEL DISCURSO
Laboratorio editorial intensivo de 23 horas con:
Fosi Vegue
Alberto Salván
Víctor Garrido
Sonia Berger 22-25 de octubre
Visionado incluido
Máximo 8 plazas, con selección previa
Preinscripción gratuita
Cada seleccionado/a 200 € de honorarios
Idioma: español Convocatoria abierta
THE ROLE OF THE DISCOURSE
23 hour intensive editorial laboratory with:
Fosi Vegue
Alberto Salván
Víctor Garrido
Sonia Berger October 22-25
Dummy Review included
Maximum 8 participants, with pre-selection
Free pre-registration
Each selected 200 € fee
Language: spanishOpen call
VISIONADO DE MAQUETAS
Con editores y profesionales del sector Viernes 25 de octubre de 11:00 a 14:00
Comida networking incluida
Máximo 12 plazas, con selección previa
Preinscripción gratuita
Tasa de seleccionados 20 €
Idioma: español/inglésConvocatoria abierta
DUMMY REVIEW
With publishers and professionals October 25th, Friday, from 11 am to 2 pm
Networking lunch included
Maximum 12 participants, with pre-selection
Free pre-registration
Cost 20 €
Language: spanish/englishOpen call
VALENTINA ABENAVOLI, AKINA BOOKS
Un curso intensivo sobre lectura de fotografíaViernes 25 de octubre de 16:00 a 20:00
Sábado 26 de octubre de 10:00 a 14:00Máximo 10 plazas, con selección previa
Preinscripción gratuita
Tasa de seleccionados 50 €
Idioma: inglésConvocatoria abierta
VALENTINA ABENAVOLI, AKINA BOOKS

A crash course on reading photography

October 25th, Friday, from 4 pm to 8 pm
October 26th, Saturday, from 10 am to 2 pm

Maximum 10 participants, with pre-selection
Free pre-registration
Cost selected 50 €
Language: english

Open call

FERIA FIEBRE: AUTOPUBLICANTES

25-27 de octubre

Mesa compartida
Tasa de inscripción gratuita
Máximo 5 ejemplares por cada libro

Convocatoria abierta

FIEBRE BOOK MARKET: SELF-PUBLISHED

October 25th to 27th

Shared table
Free registration fee
Maximum 5 copies per book

Open call

EXPOSICIÓN DE MAQUETAS

25-27 de octubre

Tasa de inscripción gratuita
Máximo una propuesta por participante

Convocatoria abierta

DUMMIES EXHIBITION

October 25th to 27th

Free registration fee
Maximum one proposal per participant

Open call

4ª EDICIÓN DEL CONCURSO DE MAQUETAS

500 ejemplares
Distribución y promoción
1.000 € de honorarios + 25 libros
Presentación y exposición en España
Tasa de inscripción 20 €

Convocatoria abierta

4th EDITION OF THE DUMMY AWARD

500 copies
Distribution and promotion
1.000 € fee + 25 books
Presentation and exhibition in Spain
Registration fee € 20

Open call

 

Call for Participation. Book project. Deadline: 30.09.2019

This is a call by Aldobranti, an artist whose work centres on a conceptual photography often approached through performance.

He looks for other contributors to his book project, ‘Critical Moss, making Art Work outside the Metropolitan Bubble’:

The title of this project * is a play on words, artists may be like stones, rolling to places beyond their original intention, far from the critical buzz afforded by art school crits, first nights, gallery visits and rapid transit systems. The research will seek to identify methodologies  for artists in isolated settings to ‘kickstart’ their practice — absent a critical mass of fellow artists.

It seems obvious that Art exists in a setting of dialogue. In its viewing, its reception the dialogue exists between the viewer and the artwork and in most cases is beyond the control of its creator. In its inception however, there is a wider conversation between the Artist , the artwork and the context in which the Artist finds herself. This wider conversation may be a rehearsal for a later reception dialogue, to make the artwork fit for purpose, working on the question ‘what is the artist trying to say‘ through the artwork as mouthpiece

This question may not have an easy answer during a great part of the preparation. A figurative work can perhaps be judged in the extent to which it evokes the subject matter. An abstract artwork may be self justified by its adherence to a formal working method but overall a significant factor in addressing the above question is a discussion formed as words and not mark making. No longer representing things, rather making work about ideas must surely necessitate realising some [small] part of the idea as words.

Thus I am arguing that the context, mentioned above is found as words, interior or exterior to the artist. Art is not made in a Silence. Outside of a metropolitan ‘bubble’ access to a critical context may not be freely available and the purpose of my research is to understand fellow artists’ response to this shortfall both in their words and in executed artwork. In particular I should like to reach out to and include practitioners for whom a material art object may not be the objective.

To thank you for your assistance I shall make a casebound, hardback book of your contributions. The book will feature 20 (approx. ) artists with images and facing text. Each selected participant will receive a free copy and further copies will be made available at cost. The book will have an ISBN, deposited at the British Library and the Legal Deposit Libraries.

Initially, complete the form below, including  an image and an account (200 words) to reflect your work and working method  with a URL for other relevant work. You must confirm that you own copyright in the image and text. With your permission, it could be helpful if I or a fellow researcher might conduct a short telephone interview if we intend to print your contribution.

Please also say how you found this call.

On progress the selected image must be available in hi-res (2500 x 2500 pixels) — the artist will at all times retain control of copyright both of image and text. The text of the book will be published in English, if not your first language the editor may be able to help with language issues.

https://zfrmz.com/SXDSIQZzQ72vKF6s4D9F

Any Questions or Problems with this form please email on the address below
Deadline 30/09/2019

Keywords : art, book, isolation, participation, publication

Email : aldobranti@gmail.com  .

* English Proverb “A rolling stone gathers no moss” — decisive action must be taken to avoid stagnation

CV

An regularly updated list of events and exhibitions can be found at https://aldobranti.org/#!info/bio.php

Ian Parry Scholarship. Deadline: July 5, 2019

Ian Parry was a photojournalist who died while on assignment for The Sunday Times during the Romanian revolution in 1989. He was just 24 years of age. Aidan Sullivan, then picture editor, and Ian’s friends and family created the Ian Parry Scholarship in order to build something positive from such a tragic death.

This years Ian Parry Scholarship is divided into two categories: The Sunday Times Award for Achievement and The Canon Award for Potential.

The entry criteria for both is the same and the judges will make their decisions based on the individual merits of the entries.

Entrants must submit a portfolio and a clear proposal of a project they would undertake if they won the scholarship.

There is no entry fee.

Benefits include:

  • Each winner will receive $3,500 towards their chosen project.
  • Canon Europe continues to support the Scholarship and loans equipment to the winners.
  • Attend a portfolio review day with leading industry experts in London.
  • Mentorship Programme, we offer a year-long personal Mentorship to the winner of The Canon Award for Potential. The 2019 mentor is former Ian Parry Award recipient and highly respected Magnum photographer Jonas Bendiksen.
  • The winner of The Canon Award for Potential will have the opportunity to take part in the Transmissions Programme at Visa Pour L’Image in Perpignan.
  • World Press Photo, automatically accepts the winner of the Achievement Award into its final list of nominees for the Joop Swart Masterclass in Amsterdam.
  • Your work will appear in The Sunday Times Magazine, our media sponsor.
  • Anyone who enters the 2019 scholarship will be eligible to join us for a portfolio review day in London with leading industry experts.

 

To enter this year’s Ian Parry Scholarship, you will need to meet the following entry criteria:
1)      A covering letter including your name, date of birth, permanent address, personal email address, personal telephone number, and if applicable, college, course title and course tutor.
2)      A detailed project proposal explaining your proposed project to us and outlining what the $3500 would enable you to shoot. It should be noted that this written section is considered extremely important. The judges will need to be impressed by your ability to produce a convincing project proposal as well as your photography skills.
3)      A portfolio of 12 (low resolution) photographs, either a photo essay or individual photos.
4)      Extended captions  for each image as a word document.
Please follow the instructions on our submit form carefully.

Entries must be received by the 5th of July 2019 

For details go to www.ianparry.org 

 

KAUNAS PHOTO Open Call. Deadline: July 12, 2019

KAUNAS PHOTO is the longest-running annual photographic festival in the Baltic States, based in Kaunas, Lithuania, since 2004. Maintaining its strong international character, KAUNAS PHOTO is a platform of premieres of emerging talents.
KAUNAS PHOTO festival announces an Open Call for its 16th edition, inviting photographers to propose their works and offering exhibiting opportunities as well as participation at New KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award, consisting of a solo exhibition at the largest photography gallery in the Baltic States, Kaunas Photography Gallery and a 2500 EUR monetary prize.
KAUNAS PHOTO festival opening events will start on September 5 and 6, 2019.

More info:
http://festival.kaunasphoto.com/kaunas-photo-2019-open-call-kaunas-photo-star-award/

Link for submitting entries:
https://www.lensculture.com/competitions/kaunas-2019/events
Funded by:
Lietuvos kultūros taryba

In partnership with:
LensCulture
Kaunas Gallery

Workshop To Photograph – To Think – To Publish 10 > 21 JULY HÉLICE – LISBON

To photograph, to think, to publish

This workshop is aimed to all interested with a finished photographic project, ready to be edited and published.
On a case-to-case basis, classes will evolve around specific solutions for the publication: the narrative, graphic concepts and technical possibilities for the printing process.
The workshop begins with two sessions with Paulo Arraiano (artist and designer), who will focus on InDesign software. We will approach introductory tools and more advanced ones regarding the preparation of documents for the printing purpose.
João Linneu (Void.photo) will be tutoring two weekends. On the first students will be able to discuss the narrative, sequencing and format of the images within the multiple publishing options. The second weekend will be dedicated to a theoretical discussion around design and production.
The workshop goal is to provide the ability to think and produce a project in a publishing format that suits its language, with a coherent narrative and editorial discourse. Students will be autonomous to execute the design and a dummy, if they wish to do so, always with João’s mentoring behind.
You will need a laptop with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, files organized (to be explained later), work prints of around 10×8 cm and a short text about your project for the first class with João.
Sessions:
– 10 and 12 July 19:30 > 22:30 – Indesign with Paulo Arraiano
– 13 and 14 + 20 and 21 July 10h > 18h – Two weekends with João Linneu
– Hélice students or ex-students €220
– External students €350
– 5 places

Apply and more informations:
helice@helice.pt
Rua da Boavista 84 – 2º
LISBOA

helice.pt
JOÃO LINNEU
Brazilian born, based in Lisbon, João Linneu (1978) graduated in Communication and worked for 20 years as Art Director, Head of Art and Creative Director in several advertising agencies in São Paulo and London. He was awarded in prestigious advertising and design awards such as the D&AD, Cannes Lions, One Show and Clio. For the last 12 years, João has also started developing his photographic projects, an
ended up founding Void in 2016 with Myrto Steirou and Sylvia Sachini.

PAULO ARRAINO [b. 1977, Portugal]
Visual artist based in Lisbon. He has participated in several exhibitions, both solo and collective including Hawaii-Lisbon [Lisbon]; Dimora Artica [Milan]; Pivô (S.Paulo); Art Rotterdam [Rotterdam]; Cidade das Artes Museum [Rio de Janeiro]; MAH Museum [Azores]; Quartier General, Centre d’art Contemporain [La Chaux-de-Fonds]; Aeroplastics Contemporary [Brussels]; Petra Gut Contemporary [Zurich]; TAL Gallery [Rio de Janeiro]; ArtRio [Rio de Janeiro]; Pena Palace [Sintra]; Forty/Forty [Warsaw]; Galeria Graphos [Rio De Janeiro]; Museu do Côa [V. N. Foz Côa; Hifa, Harare International Festival Of Art [Zimbabwe]; Cãmara Municipal do Porto [Porto]; Museé d’Art Moderne [Luxembourg], Scope/Miami Basel [Miami]; National Building Museum [Washington DC]; P28 [Lisbon] among others. Paulo Arraiano has a degree in Communication by ISCEM [Lisbon], and studied Visual Arts at Ar.Co – Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual [Lisbon]. He is also co-founder of re_act contemporary, art laboratory and residence program based in the Azores Islands and no.stereo, an independent Artist-run platform.

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