The Norwegian Association of Fine Art Photographers (FFF – Forbundet Frie Fotografer), in collaboration with Fotogalleriet, welcomes you to the fourth edition of Various Sides of Photography (Flere Sider Fotografi), a seminar on photo books taking place 13 – 15 September 2013 in connection with the Oslo Book Festival. The seminar aims to look at the phenomenon of the photo book, which is increasingly used both as an artistic tool and an alternative form for presenting photographic works.
The Nordic Dummy Award for photo books will be arranged for the second time as a part of the seminar, and the winner will have the possibility to work with Press Books, the printing house Elanders Fälth & Hässler and FormEtc. Submit your photo book dummy by 9 August to Forbundet Frie Fotografer/Fotogalleriet. The jury will select the best dummies to be exhibited during the seminar, and the winner will be announced on 13 September 2013.
The Nordic Dummy Award jury 2013 consists of:
Nina Strand (NO) Artist and editor, Objektiv
Heli Rekula (FI) Professor of Photography, Bergen Academy of Art and Design Beate Cegielska (DK) Director, Gallery Image
Thor Arvid Dyrerud (NO) Editor, Press Books
Henrik Haugan (NO) Designer, FormEtc.
Thomas Ek (SE) Operations Director, Elanders Fälth & Hässler
To participate in the Nordic Dummy Award send:
-A physical dummy (suitable for exhibition)
-CV (maximum 2 A4 pages)
-Project description (maximum 2 A4 pages)
-Correct return postage (if you want your dummy in return)
Forbundet Frie Fotografer/Fotogalleriet
Application deadline: 9 August 2013
Return postage from outside Norway: Go to your local post office and weigh your package. Buy an IRC – international response coupon that you attach to your shipment. We will exchange your IRC into stamps when we ship your dummy in return.