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RESIDENCY IN SOLENTINAME. DEADLINE: 30 April, 2018

The residency is an opportunity for exchange, experimentation and reflection between local artists and guests; It takes place in the archipelago of Solentiname, located south of the Great Lake of Nicaragua, also called Lake Cocibolca; Participants in the residency are invited to live within the community, thus opening up possibilities for exchange. In addition to working on their independent projects, it is suggested that artists give a lecture about their work and conduct a workshop with local artists and artisans. The retreat is meant to stimulate creativity and reflection.

Any proposal is welcome, but we are most interested in projects related to: the environment, historical memory, sustainable architecture, gender, popular culture, community experiences, relational art, art and poetry, photography and social anthropology.

Submission call: Artists and curators.

Fees: Nothing, expenses for food and lodging are paid by the organization. Depending on distance, travel costs to Nicaragua and Solentiname can be discussed.

The residency is coordinated by Marcos Agudelo. Local participants include: the hostel ¨La Comunidad” on the island of Mancarrón on behalf of the Asociación Para el Desarrollo de Solentiname, and the “Elvis Chavarría” Union of Painters and Artisans of Solentiname from the island of San Fernando.

APPLICATION FORM: By sending a proposal to > agudelobuilesmarcos@gmail.com;

More information: RESIDENCIA EN SOLENTINAME

 

DIANE DAMMER FELLOWSHIP IN PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS AND SOCIAL ISSUES. Deadline: April 1, 2018

Columbia College Chicago and Heartland Alliance, two internationally-recognized institutions with deep roots in Chicago dating back more than 120 years, partner in hosting the Diane Dammeyer Fellowship in Photographic Arts and Social Issues. The fellowship is a unique, public commitment to socially engaged art, combining Columbia’s dedication to academic excellence and developing authentic, creative voices with Heartland Alliance’s bold history of advocating for the rights of the world’s most vulnerable populations.

The purpose of this postgraduate fellowship is to create an opportunity for a socially engaged photographer to immerse themselves in the community of Heartland Alliance and to produce a new, original and compelling body of photographic work that speaks to the human rights and social issues revealed through these experiences. By engaging with the Heartland Alliance community of participants and practitioners, the fellowship allows the artist to create a true connection between subject, audience and community. This serves the larger goal of the fellowship, which is to use photographic practice to elevate our collective awareness of social, economic, and cultural issues and to inspire positive social change.

A $25,000 stipend will be awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year to support the fellow’s work. Talented individuals who have completed an MFA in photography or in another related creative field and who are committed to active immersion and participation with Heartland Alliance and Columbia College Chicago are encouraged to apply.

 

Dates: April 2018

Fees:  (USD): $25.00

More information: www.colum.edu/dammeyer

DARK SKIES/BLUE SKIES CALL FOR PROPOSALS. Deadline: March 26, 2018

The project will see high-quality photographic artists working with community members to imagine and give creative form to future-facing aspirations through publicly sited artworks and/or publications. The project is inspired by the creative and scientific desire to explore the world and understand our place in it, and by the wish to imaginatively explore the future. We are particularly keen to receive innovative proposals that fuse currents of creativity shared by science, technology and photography. Proposals could incorporate a journey through early traditional photographic process as a means to record and imagine the world (photo-grams, cyanotypes, stereo-grams) as well as contemporary photographic technologies such as mobile phones with which we share and communicate our lived experiences.

Dates: May 2018 – November 2018 (7 months), with the final public event/s in November 2018

Fees: The Lead Artist/Organisation fee for this commission is up to £25,000 (expected to be at least 70 days, inclusive of VAT and all expenses (travel/accommodation)).

Call for proposals

More information:  http://www.northeastphoto.net

Festival Films on Architecture. MOVE CINE ARCH. Deadline: March 31, 2018.

MOVE CINE ARCH Festival welcomes films productions focused on architecture, landscape, representation of space, urbanism, planning, cities and environment. The Festival accepts films productions finished on or after 2015. Each author can participate with only one film in their original language with English subtitles when applicable.

A travelling Festival about Films on Architecture. 2018 edition will travel Venice, São Paulo and Paris. A programme built upon partnerships with international cultural institutions and with the desire to better discover architecture and its visual representation. Among out stellar partners European Cultural Center in Venice and Paris College of Art. Films and video productions focused on architecture, landscape, representaiton of space, urbanism, planning, cities and environment are welcome.

The Jury: Federica Andreoni, Jessica Auer, Reinaldo Cardent, Francisco Perrotta-Boscht and Martin Benavidez.

Fees: Single submission 10 € (before February 28th) and regular fee 15 €. Multiple submissions from the same producer 5 €. NO submission fee for academies and schools.

ENTRY FORM

CONTEST RULES

More information: movecinearte.com

WUNDERKAMMER PHOTOGRAPHIC ART. Deadline: March 18, 2018

Galerie Sehnsuchts looks for high quality photographical (lens based) from emerging or well-established talent. Submission to a Galerie Sehnsucht call is open to artists and collectives from around the world. There is no age restriction for artists, but submitters must at least be 18 years of age. Every technique is welcome. Deadline March 18th, 2018The camera is the eye with which we behold the wonders in the world. But it doesn’t only capture reality, it shows our fantasies, dreams and fears just as well. Photography is a tool to catch wonders and keep them in a dark chamber – the Wunderkammer.
Exhibition runs April 11th, until May, 19th, 2018
Guest curator: Roomers Boonstra
Fees: € 15,00 for 1 work (non-refundable), € 20,00 for 2-3 works and € 25,00 for 4-6 works. The fee is to be paid on submission. Entrants are welcome to make one or more submissions.
Submission Form

More information: www.galeriesehnsucht.com/sehnsucht-calls/

Embarrat Award. THE GREAT MACHINE. Deadline: March 19, 2018.

The Embarrat – IEI Award consists of a production of a solo show. The award will distinguish the best artist among those shown in the exhibition The Great Machine V. In 2019 the Institut d’Estudis Ilerdencs (IEI) in Lleida will produce a solo show in its Gótica exhibition venue to showcase the work of the winning artist.

Works must adjust to the proposed subject: “Silence”.
The exhibition: between the 25th of May and the 3th of June 2018 in the Trepat Museum.
The EMBARRAT awards will be anounced on the 26th of May, during the festival.

Submission call: Open to individual artists or collectives. Adults of any nationality. *Residents outside the European Union may participate only with audiovisual works. Artworks of any discipline: video art, performance, photography, audio, installations, illustration, etc.

Jury members: : Cèlia del Diego (Centre d’Art la Panera, director); Alexandra Laudo (curator); Roser Miarnau (Trepat Museum) and Anselm Ros (IEI, curator)

Remuneration for exhibition rights: Each selected artist (or collective) will perceive the amount of € 100 in concept of exhibition rights (taxes included).

 APPLICATION FORM

WEB EMBARRAT.ORG

Want to learn more about the submission process? Visit  TheGreatMachine_ENG