Open Call for Photonic Moments festival in Ljubljana. Deadline: May 19, 2014

International photo contest for evening projections in frames of Photonic Moments festival in Ljubljana

We are proudly announcing international open call for submissions, open to all artists and photographers working in the field of contemporary photography. Selected works and series will be shown in frames of Photonic Moments – Month of Photography festival in Ljubljana as part of evening projections during the opening week of the festival. The projections will take place in the magnificent venue of ZRC atrium in Ljubljana which will host the majority of accompanying programme of the festival.
The seventh edition of Photonic Moments – Month of Photography Ljubljana festival is dedicated to promote, popularise and present local and international developments in the field of contemporary photography. The festival is organised by Photon – Centre for Contemporary Photography.

Evening projections in ZRC atrium will enable participation of artists and photographers who could not be presented on several exhibitions within the festival. Their works will be shown to both, wider audience and professional public. The evening projections are aimed at presenting wide spectre of artistic projects and therefore the jury will primarily look for fresh approaches and topics that reflect developments on the local and global photographic scene. The winner of the contest (selected on the last day of three-day event) will have a chance to exhibit a solo show at Photon – Centre for Contemporary Photography in 2015.

We invite all photographers, artists, art groups and collectives working in the field of contemporary photography to participate, irrespective of age or nationality!
There are no application fees!

Deadline for submission is 19 May 2014

The application must contain:
• portfolio of the applicant and proposal for the projection (containing from 10 to 20 photographs) in PDF or JPG format;
• maximum size of each photo is 5MB;
• description of the project(s) (in Slovene or English language) up to 1000 signs;
• biography of the applicant;
Each photographer can apply with several projects / series. The materials are accepted only in digital form and via designated email.

Applicants shall send the submissions to following email address:
photon.centre@gmail.com with the subject line „evening projections contest“ until 19 May 2014!

Additional information available on email photon.centre@gmail.com and telephone number +386 59977907 (weekdays from 12 to 6 pm).

Contact person: Jasna Jernejšek

The selection will be conducted by three-member jury:
• Borut Peterlin (freelance photographer)
• Jasna Jernejšek (curator-coordinator at Photon)
• Miha Colner (curator-coordinator at Photon)

The applicant will be be notified about the results of the open call via email until 30 May 2014!

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