Call for photo exhibition in Rotterdam. Deadline: Oct. 19, 2018

We call for entries from photographers and photographic artists with images that are dedicated to the theme

‘Winterreise’

This exhibition will be on view from November 14th until december 23th, 2018, in Galerie Sehnsucht. Jury this time, will be the gallerists themselves. It will show their own selection from the works that were submitted in the call. The deadline for the call is october 19th 24.00 hours 2018.

Since this call is for the last exhibition in the dark months of 2018 we have a challenging and exciting theme: Winterreise. Winter is a time of cosiness and warmth at home, and beautiful white landscapes, but can also be the bitter time of harsh coldness, desolation and discomfort. Picturalists like Stieglitz captured winter as harmless beautiful frozen landscapes, but you   only have to think of the photos of Josef Koudelka, the paintings by Caspar David Friedrich or Schubert’s famous Winterreise to know that wintertime is not necessarily the happiest time of the year. Josef Koudelka photographed scared dogs in abandoned winter parks and isolated wanderers fighting the snow, just as Friedrich painted this kind of scenes 200 years earlier. Schubert’s hero sets of in a dark and freezing winter night, mocked by ravens, to rid of his lost love. But on the other hand, Martin Parr had great fun capturing people during winterholidays, Inge Morath photographed winter most idyllically, and Agnus McBean enjoyed himself with making fun christmas cards.

What we are looking for, is artistic photography showing the feeling of a Winterreise. Of course you can send in your best winter landscape photo’s. But we want the Winterreise-exhibition also to be a timeless show, dealing with various emotions, feelings and atmospheres. Images of (lost) loves, romance, grief and hurt, happiness and loneliness, comfort and security, coldness, nature and trees, ravens and stray dogs and yes, of winter. Get inspired by the great masters of photography, by the music with its strong visual imagery (if you’d like the full text you can read it here, or listen here), or freestyle and follow your own ideas on the theme.

What will you show us?
Your work can be anything from a straight photograph, to manipulated and even drawn Photoshop projects, from alternative 19th century photographic techniques to modern, computer made images, as long as it’s based on one or more photographic images (no drawings or paintings) and you can show us how it looks by sending us a digital file. Learn how to participate and send us your best work by clicking here.

 

 

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A Vijverhofstraat 34, Rotterdam, NL
More information: http://www.galeriesehnsucht.com

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Call for photographers from CEE. Deadline: Sept. 10, 2018

DIFFERENT  WORLDS – 6TH  INTERNATIONAL  PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION  FOR  YOUNG  PHOTOGRAPHERS FROM THE CENTRAL AND EAST EUROPE (CEE)

Open call for young and emerging artists in the field of contemporary art photography organised by Photon Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Photography from Ljubljana. The first prize, the Luka Koper Photography Award, amounts to 1.000€ for the production cost of a solo exhibition at Photon Gallery. The selection of 10 best applicants will be awarded 200€ put towards their production expenses with their work exhibited in a group exhibition in Ljubljana, Vienna and elsewhere. Photon will also cover the travel expenses and one-night stay for the first three applicants to attend the exhibition opening in Ljubljana.
The call is open to artists up to 35 years of age (including those born in 1983) who work in the CEE region (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia) or who come from these states and work abroad.
There is no prescribed theme for the call. We accept the works in the wide range of photography and photography-related practices (photography, photomontage, photo-collage, photo-installation, appropriation of found photographs, etc.). The jury will, however, favour works which exhibit originality, unconventionality, and innovation both in their formal approach and in regard to the selected themes and concepts.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE
The applications should be submitted by 10 September 2018.
The candidates will be informed of the results of the call by 10 October 2018.
THE JURY
The selection of the artists and the works will be in the hands of the independent international jury composed of dr. Peter Konschake (a photographer and the founder of the STP Galerie in Greifswald, Germany, which specializes in Eastern European art with the focus on photography), Gerhard Gross (project manager at the Kulturvermittlung Steiermark in Graz; artist, curator and the organiser of the photography biennale Photo Graz – Styrian Photo Biennale) and Dejan Sluga (director and the programme manager at the Photon Gallery in Ljubljana and Vienna).

THE APPLICATION SHOULD INCLUDE:
• The artist’s portfolio of maximum two completed projects or projects in the process, each can include maximum 10 photographs, in the resolution of at least 1,800 pixels on the long side in PDF or JPG format.
• The description of the projects and the concepts (in English) up to 1,500 characters.
• A short biography of the applicant.
• Additional technical specifications: format and dimensions of the works, optimal way of presentation in an exhibition format.

SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION
The complete application should be packed in one zip file and entitled in the following format:

Name_Surname_ProjectTitle.zip
Please send the zip file together using the application form at http://bit.ly/DW2018apply.

If you encounter any issues with submitting your application please contact us at info@photon.si.

THE EXHIBITION

The selected artists’ work will be presented in a group exhibition at Photon Gallery, opening on 14 November and lasting until 7 December 2018. The exhibition, accompanied by a catalogue, will then travel from Ljubljana to Vienna and also to other cities, where the project’s partners are located. In 2016 the exhibition was hosted in Bratislava, The House of Photography and in Budapest, Viltin Gallery. The 2017 selection of works was also shown in Vienna and will be exhibited as a part of the Month of Photography in Bratislava in November 2018.
OUR CONTACT INFORMATION
For additional information contact us at info@photon.si and phone number +386 59 977907 (Monday to Friday from 12 to 6 pm); contact person: Špela Pipan.
Photon – Center za sodobno fotografijo
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1000 Ljubljana
T: +386 59 977 907
M: +386 40 168023
E: dejan@photon.si
http://photon.si
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http://www.photonicmoments.net

Job openings at FORMAT Festival

JOBS AT FORMAT

FORMAT are delighted to announce a number of part time and short term contract positions to work with the FORMAT team to help deliver the next edition of the festival in 2019.

So come and join our team by applying to one of the following roles.

FORMAT Marketing Assistant 
FORMAT Volunteer Coordinator
FORMAT Volunteer Coordinator Assistant 
FORMAT Portfolio Review Coordinator
FORMAT Parallel Curatorship Coordinator 

Apply Now


COMING SOON

East meets West Masterclass Programme

FORMAT, QUAD and GRAIN Projects are delighted to announce a new collaborative project that will provide twenty emerging artists and photographers currently residing in the Midlands with a professional development opportunity.

At the Masterclasses you will learn from industry leaders including photographers, curators, directors and producers about portfolio development and receive advice regarding competitions, commissions, exhibitions, funding, distribution and editing. The sessions will also discuss socially engaged, editorial and fine art photography and the photobook.

Format Festival Call. Deadline: Sept 6, 2018

Open Call FORMAT19: FOREVER//NOW

Deadline – 6th September 2018

The FORMAT team is delighted to present the amazing awards available to the successful entries for the FORMAT19 Open Call.

FORMAT19 Bursary: Everyone who is selected to exhibit at FORMAT19 will receive a bursary to assist them with their production, installation and/or travel costs.

FORMAT19 Award: A £2000 cash prize will be awarded to one of the successful entries, judged by the panel of international jurors.

Spectrum Imaging Award: Printing services and mentorship worth £1000 will be awarded to one of the successful entries judged by Spectrum.

Genesis and Fuji Award: £1000 for printing and framing services will be awarded to one of the successful entries judged by Genesis and Fuji.

Other prizes include:

The Royal Photographic Society Award: cash prize of £500

The Photography Show Award: cash prize of £500

Chinese Photographers Magazine Award: cash prize of $500

ARCHIVO Platform Award: Online feature showcasing the work of the selected artist.

Don’t miss this opportunity to take part in FORMAT19. Please send us your projects that respond to the endless moment of FOREVER and the zeitgeist of the NOW. Challenge our panel of international experts in as many diverse and inventive ways as you can imagine.

We want to see what you are doing, making, thinking FOREVER//NOW.

Submit Now

DGPh History of Photography Research Award. Deadline: Sep. 30, 2018

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Ausschreibung DGPh-Forschungspreis Photographiegeschichte 2018

Ausschreibung DGPh-Forschungspreis Photographiegeschichte 2018

Die Sektion Geschichte und Archive der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Photographie (DGPh) vergibt seit 1978 einen Preis, mit dem wissenschaftliche Forschungen auf dem Gebiet der Geschichte und Theorie der Photographie ausgezeichnet werden.

Der Preis richtet sich an Forschende aller Geistes-, Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften, deren wissenschaftliche Arbeit einen fundierten, eigenständigen und innovativen Beitrag zur Photographieforschung leistet.

Der DGPh-Forschungspreis Photographiegeschichte der Sektion Geschichte und Archive wird alle zwei Jahre für Arbeiten vergeben, die sich der Photographie und Phototheorie sowie der gesellschaftlichen Bedeutung und Wirkung des Mediums widmen. Er richtet sich insbesondere an den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs.
Wir bitten um Einreichungen publizierter oder unpublizierter Essays oder Monographien (z. B. Manuskripte abgeschlossener Dissertationen) aus den letzten zwei Jahren. Die Entscheidung über die Vergabe des Preises wird durch eine Jury getroffen. Der Preis ist mit insgesamt 3.000 Euro dotiert und kann einem/er Bewerber/in oder zwei Bewerber/innen zu gleichen Teilen zugesprochen werden. Der/die Preisträger/in wird in einer öffentlichen Veranstaltung der DGPh geehrt.
Zur Bewerbung müssen folgende Bewerbungsunterlagen als PDF-Dateien online über das weiter folgende Anmeldeformular eingereicht werden:

• ein Abstract der eingereichten Arbeit (ca. 3.500 Zeichen)
• das abgeschlossene Manuskript
• ein Curriculum Vitae
• eine Publikationsliste.

Einreichungsfrist ist der 30. September 2018. Online-Anmeldeformular


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Call for Applications 2018 DGPh History of Photography Research Award

Since 1978, the History and Archives section of the German Photographic Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Photographie, DGPh) recognises scientific research in the history and theory of photography.

The DGPh History of Photography Research Award 2016 will be open for all elements of research into photography’s many aspects. Besides aspects of traditional history and theory of photography, topics will be considered that deal with photography’s social meaning, or the impact that the medium has had on society. The applicant’s work should represent an autonomous, innovative, and original contribution to these areas. The award is particularly aimed at young scholars.

The award is open to researchers from all fields. Applications and manuscripts for the DGPh History of Photography Research Award may be submitted in either English or German. Applications should consist of a published or unpublished manuscript produced during the last two years before the deadline. Project outlines, or yet unfinished manuscripts etc. will not be accepted. Allocation will be the decision of an expert jury. The award is endowed with a total of 3,000 Euro. The jury holds the right to split the prize between two applicants in equal parts. The award will be handed over at a public event organized by the DGPh.

Submission requirements are the following pdf-files:

  • A complete manuscript as electronic file form
  • An abstract of the submitted work (approx. 300-500 words)
  • A curriculum vitae (résumé)
  • A list of publications.

The final date for submissions is the 30rd of September, 2018. Submissions should be send online under the Application form.

INTERN. ONLINE PF REVIEW, FOTOBIENNALEN’18. Sept., 2018

A new Danish biennial for contemporary photography and lens-based art, Fotobiennalen 2018 will focus on the post-photographic image and photography’s expanded field.

Founded in 2016, Fotobiennalen is a collaboration between Galleri Image in Aarhus, Brandts in Odense and Fotografisk Center in Copenhagen. With exhibitions in all three cities, the opening of the biennial will take place over three days – in Aarhus on August 29th, Odense on August 30th and in Copenhagen on August 31st.

As a major part of Fotobiennalen, an international symposium will be held in Copenhagen followed by this year’s new addition – a month of online reviews organized by Portfolio Dialogue.

Date: September 1 – 30, 2018. 

Open for bookings on 1 August.

Profiles of Reviewers: Curators, museum directors, publishers, magazine editors, artistic directors, fellow artists, etc.

Email: info@portfoliodialogue.com

Web: www.portfoliodialogue.com/

 

JULIA MARGARET CAMERON AWARD FOR WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS. Deadline: Sept. 12, 2018.

The Gala Awards, with the sponsorship of the Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography invites women photographers worldwide to submit images to the 12th Edition of The Julia Margaret Cameron Award.

AWARDS AND EXHIBITION SELECTION:

The Jurors of the 12th Julia Margaret Cameron Award will select one Winner in the Professional Section and One Winner in the Non-Professional Section. The Gala Awards will organize a solo exhibition for each Winner in the respective sections taking care of all exhibition expenses, including printing and framing of up to 20 photographs each. The exhibition will be held in adjunct spaces in Barcelona on Q1 or Q2 2019. A curator designed by The Gala Award will assist the Winners in the selection of the work to be exhibited and will take care of the exhibition setup.The Winners of the categories Segregation & Human Rights, and Women Seen by Women will have a special award of $500 each.

The Jurors will also select, in both Pro and Non-Pro Sections, runner ups and honorable mentions, as well as a short list of finalists. All these photographers will be invited to exhibit in a collective exhibition in a space contiguous of those of the Winners. The exhibition organization and venue costs, will be borne by The Gala Awards, and the exhibitors will be charged for printing and framing, and setup costs (hanging, labeling, and insurance). Images of all awardees (Winners, Runner Ups, Honorable Mentions, and Finalists) will be exhibited online in The Gala Awards’ website during a minimum of two years.

CATEGORIES:
The Julia Margaret Cameron Award is addressed to professional and non professional women worldwide, who will compete in this editions in two different sections (Pro and Non-Pro) in the following categories: Abstract – Alternative Processes – Architecture & Interiors – Children – Cell Phone – Cityscapes – Culture & Daily Life – Digital Manipulation & Collage – Documentary & Reportage – Editorial & Current Affairs – Fine Art – Landscapes & Seascapes – Motion – Nature – Nude & Figure – Open Theme – People – Portrait – Segregation & Human Rights – Self Portrait – Still Life – Street Photography – Wild Life – Women Seen By Women. (A professional photographers is defined as anyone who earns more than 50 percent of her annual income from photography.)
FEES: During the Early Bird, until July 24Single Images:  $42 for the first 3 images (the minimum of images to submit is 3); $9 each additional image.Series: $45 for 1 series of 3 to 6 images; $13 each additional series.

From July 25 until the Final Deadline on September 12: $60 for the first 3 images (the minimum of images to submit is 3); $13 each additional image.

SERIES: $65 for 1 series of 3 to 6 images; $18 each additional series.

DATES:
Early Bird Deadline with 30% discount: July 24, 2018.
Final Deadline: September 12, 2018
Jurors’ announcement: first week of October, 2018.

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