All posts by Moritz Neumüller

Moritz Neumüller (b. Linz, Austria, 1972) is a curator, educator and activist in the field of contemporary art. His artistic research practice goes under the name artecontacto, a project aimed at exploring art through all senses, in workshops, exhibitions and publications. Since 2010, he runs the The Curator Ship, a platform for visual artists.

Call for “A Woman’s Work”. Deadline: Jan. 31, 2019

Call for proposals

Deadline for submission
Extended until Thursday 31 January 2019

Proposals by artists and curators based in Europe are invited for projects which address the core themes of A Woman’s Work, a 24 month collaborative programme in which cultural partners in the United Kingdom, Lithuania, Ireland, France and Finland will work together in pursuit of the following objectives:

  • to enable artists and cultural professionals from across Europe to cooperate around the making and presentation to audiences of new work focusing on the changing face of women and work in Europe, with a sharing of professional experience and practice using both physical and online platforms
  • to create new opportunities for artistic exchange within Europe, increasing the mobility of artists and cultural professionals, utilising our respective networks and contacts to extend audience reach and the impact

Overview

Women’s role in industry and technology-based work in post-war Europe is a hitherto untold story, and audiovisual archives have tended to focus on male-orientated ‘heavy industries’ such as coal, iron and steel, or large scale engineering sectors such as shipbuilding, construction, aerospace and car manufacturing. Yet women continue to play a key role in many manufacturing and service industries – for example, textiles, electronics, food and drinks, plastics and pharmaceuticals – a reality which is neither acknowledged nor strongly represented in European cultural archives.

A Woman’s Work is a project that uses photography and digital media to address that deficit through artistic collaboration and exchange across borders, and the co-production of exhibitions, publications and online resources that challenge the dominant view of gender and industry in Europe. The project explores the shifting relationship between home and the workplace, and growth sectors such as the finance industry, media and telecommunications, where women’s work is being re-defined through technological developments and post-globalism.

Opportunities

  • 8 residency opportunities hosted by one or more of the project partners
  • Support for work to be included in curated exhibitions, online platforms and publications as part of the project
  • participation in symposia and events, including opportunities to present work in progress
  • contributing to the audiovisual archive created by the project

Requirements

Entry is open to artists, collaborative groups and curators living in any of the 28 European Union member states or the following eligible countries: Norway, Iceland, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav, Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Republic of Serbia, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and Tunisia.

Those submitting proposals must be 18+, and can be at any stage in their career. There are no gender or religious restrictions. The Panel is looking for high quality proposals which use photography, digital or lens-based, but can include other art forms (eg. installation, printmaking, film and video, music, literature)

Submission

Please use the electronic form and provide the following:

Description of your Proposed Project (up to 250 words) to include summary of the work/project, timescale and planned outputs (exhibition, web, print etc.

Artist/curator CV (up to four pages)

Examples of previous work each submission can include up to 20 images, and links to relevant content on web and social media platforms.

Submissions can be considered as a sequence or individually.

Entry is free, and each individual can make a maximum of two submissions.

HOW CAN I ENTER?

Applications can be made by completing the electronic form and attaching supporting images and documents and emailing them to opencall@ffotogallery.org

Please follow all the instructions to successfully submit your proposals.

Selection

All submissions will be reviewed by the A Woman’s Work Project Partners, coordinated by Ffotogallery, the lead agency. There will be between 20 – 40 selected artists, depending on the quality of the submissions.

Successful entrants will be selected and notified by e-mail in late January/early February 2019, with information regarding what to do next. The decision on successful entrants is final.

Partners

Logo - Arts Council WalesLogo -Welsh GovernmentLogo -National LotteryLogo - Welsh Government
Logo - Arts Council Wales

Background Information

Central to the project is a commitment to joint working, manifest in reciprocal opportunities for artists and creative professionals from across Europe to travel to and work in each other’s countries. The key outcomes will be the result of creative collaboration in the form of planning, development and co-production of exhibitions, artist residency and commissioning opportunities, print and online publishing, educational programmes and digital engagement activities.

PhotoIreland Festival 2019: Call for Proposals. Deadline: Mar. 17, 2019

PhotoIreland Foundation invites individuals and organisations to come forward with proposals for the PhotoIreland Festival 2019.

The year 2019 will see the 10th edition of the PhotoIreland Festival bringing to Dublin an ambitious programme running from May to July. May will see the opening of the main exhibitions, while June will be dedicated to an extended educational programme with activities for all. The fireworks are reserved for July, when PhotoIreland Foundation will open the Museum of Contemporary Photography of Ireland in Dublin city centre, on the 4th July. More details will be released in the coming months, but in the meantime, you can find below information about the calls for proposals for the Open and the Museum Programmes.

OPEN PROGRAMME

If you are planning an event during May-June-July relating to Photography, Visual Culture, Critical Thinking, happening anywhere in Ireland, then join the festival celebrations! We welcome submissions from national and international individuals and organisations. All possible formats for events such as exhibitions, installations, performances, films, videos, talks, workshops, etc. are welcome.

All participants must submit their proposals before the strict deadline. Participant events will be featured in the festival catalogue and on the website, promoted through the festival’s social media, and will receive festival catalogues to distribute during the event. The catalogues are also distributed by us nationwide to key locations.
Strict Deadline: midnight 17 March 2019.

To go ahead, please download the OPEN19 Submission Form, gather all the necessary details and fill it in. There is a contribution fee of €125 towards the marketing materials and distribution. Note that you must have secured a venue for your event or exhibition before you submit – if you are looking for a venue, we always recommend to start by looking at the previous PhotoIreland Festival maps. Once you have the venue sorted, email the submission form to pif.submissions@gmail.com

MUSEUM PROGRAMME

To make 2019 more special, we are opening a call for individuals and organisations to come forward with proposals to be included in the educational programme. There is no fee for submitting proposals, and those selected will receive financial and logistics support.

The Museum of Contemporary Photography of Ireland is a practice based research project run by PhotoIreland Foundation that aims to create the ideal prototype space to actively engage with Visual Culture and Critical Thinking today. Over the next years, the museum will present an evolving model that will publicly investigate experimental and critical propositions in aspects relating to Museology, Curation, Cultural Policy and Arts Management.

The research sets an important departure towards a new arena where Art and cultural practices and their socio-political context can be both enjoyed and examined in a richly participatory way, with the use of contemporary methodologies. This project is part of the Critical Academy ongoing research on ‘Photography in Ireland’.

We welcome proposals towards the educational programme for events that will run between 5-30 July 2019, broadly focused on the aforementioned topics of Visual Culture, Critical Thinking, Museology, Curation, Cultural Policy, Arts Management, as much as those aimed at promoting Visual Literacy and Art skills through active participation and Art making.

To go ahead, please download the MUSEUM19 Submission Form, fill in the details and email the submission form to pif.submissions@gmail.com
Strict Deadline: midnight 17 March 2019.

 

Photobook Award – Spain. Deadline: Jan. 8, 2019

Unfortunately this call is only open for Spanish citizens or collectives. Maybe mixed collectives with at least one Spaniard in it might also be accepted. Try it…

Aloha and…

¡buena suerte!

 

CONVOCATORIA
CONCURSO FOTOLIBRO<40
La Comunidad de Madrid convoca la II edición del concurso Fotolibro<40, un certamen que tiene como objetivo apoyar y promocionar la joven fotografía de autor española a través de la edición, publicación y distribución de un libro de referencia con el proyecto ganador

Bases para participar en la convocatoria:

  1. Podrán participar cualquier fotógrafo o colectivo de nacionalidad española menor de 40 años
  2. El tema de los trabajos presentados es libre y el trabajo debe ser inédito, no habiendo sido publicado nunca en formato libro.
  3. Los participantes deberán enviar un dossier que contenga:
    • Breve explicación del proyecto e imágenes de la sobras y un CV del fotógrafo
    • Una serie de fotografías ilustrativas del proyecto
  4. No se aceptarán propuestas que no cumplan los requisitos solicitados en las bases de la convocatoria

Importante: esta comunicación es solo un resumen. Descarga el documento completo de las bases de la convocatoria para conocer detalles de participantes, publicación, documentación y jurado –clic aquí-

Más información y envío de solicitudes: fotolibro40@gmail.com

Calendario de la convocatoria:

Plazo de envío de proyectos: Hasta el 8 de enero de 2019

Comunicación del ganador: antes del 18 de febrero de 2019

Publicación del proyecto ganador: segundo cuatrimestre de 2019

 

Artistic Research PhD Programme, Vienna. Deadline: Feb 21, 2019

University of Applied Arts Vienna

Call for Applications: Artistic Research PhD Programme

Application deadline: February 21, 2019 / Programme start: October 2019

The University of Applied Arts Vienna invites potential candidates to apply for the Artistic Research PhD Programme (PhD in Art). In addition to providing proof of qualification in terms of artistic development candidates must also submit a written exposé outlining their planned activity within the field of artistic research. The six-semester programme of study in the field of art, conducted in English, is set up around themes and practices of artistic research. The thesis consists of an artistic work as well as a reflexive documentation of the knowledge gain yielded by the project.

Of particular importance among the selection criteria are up-to-dateness, innovation potential and the potential social relevance of the planned artistic research activity, as well as the demonstration of knowledge of the national and international research context. Doctoral candidates are overseen by professors at the Angewandte – who are recommended by the same commission that is responsible for their selection.

The documents for the admission procedure (CV, portfolio, exposé, all in English) should be sent no later than February 21, 2019 in PDF format (surname_cv.pdf, surname_port.pdf, surname_exp.pdf) via email under the subject heading “surname Participation PhDArt” to zff@uni-ak.ac.at. The PDF may contain links for downloading relevant material in widely used digital formats. The attachments themselves should not exceed a data volume of 10 MB. The results of the application process will be communicated to applicants by August 2019 at the latest.

More information: http://zentrumfokusforschung.uni-ak.ac.at/

 

contact: zff@uni-ak.ac.at

Job at Operation Earnest Voice, TPG, London

Operation Earnest Voice

10th – 13th January, 2019 at The Photographers’ Gallery

First Mission: Reverse Brexit

Operation Earnest Voice is a propaganda office that will be hosted on the third floor of The Photographers’ Gallery in central London from 10th – 13th January 2019, accessible to both Gallery visitors and a live online audience. The first mission of the fully staffed and operational office is to reverse Brexit.

Operation Earnest Voice takes its name from a US sponsored campaign with the same name, whose purpose is to spread pro-American propaganda on social networking sites, by relying on sockpuppets (an online identity used for the purpose of deception), to among many things comment and derail online conversations, with the goal of influencing and swaying the public opinion. The propaganda office Operation Earnest Voice will use the same and similar tools and strategies to influence the public.

A group of 12 office workers will be hired for their expertise, ranging from copy writers, image/meme makers, to programmers and social media strategists. Between the 10th and 13th of January, the 12 workers come together to work with one political goal in mind, to collaboratively develop a media narrative / campaign to reverse Brexit by using a wide range of tactics to manipulate the public opinion, and create new narratives that aim to disrupt the current political debate.

Apply for a job at Operation Earnest Voice

Operation Earnest Voice is currently hiring for the Reverse Brexit Campaign. We’re looking for anyone with the right mindset/idea, but in particular people with any of these skills:

  • Copywriters
  • Creatives
  • Designers
  • Hackers
  • Social media managers
  • Photographers
  • Programmers
  • Trolls
  • Videographers
  • Meme-makers
  • Black hat marketing
  • Journalists
  • Social media experts
  • Viral Marketing Pro
  • Image-makers
  • Politicians
  • Celebrities
  • Cambridge Analytica Employees
  • Political Campaign experts

Details

Location: The Photographers’ Gallery, Soho, London
Dates: 10th – 13th January, 2019
Working Hours: 10:00 – 18:00
Salary: £125 / day

Apply here

Call for Residency Proposals: Counterpublics. Deadline: Jan 15, 2019  

Call for Residency Proposals: Counterpublics
We are excited to open our call for proposals for our next residency session: Counterpublics.

The session will take place from April 1st through July 31st, 2019 in parallel with a large-scale public art platform, Counterpublic, which will commission artists, activists, designers, choreographers, writers, and performers to activate storefronts, parks, and gathering spaces throughout our neighborhood, embedding art directly within the everyday life of the community.

Counterpublic attempts to expand spaces of dissent, dialogue, care, and complexity within The Luminary’s immediate community through responsive commissions and intentional intersections with this space. We encourage applications that engage communal land use and neighborhood change, monument-making for marginalized communities, choreographies of resistance, and the decolonization of public space.

Projects may take the form of:

  • Site-responsive installations, exhibitions, performances, screenings, durational projects and other forms to be situated in the everyday spaces of our neighborhood
  • Writing and Publications to engage the session’s concept through contextual criticism, embedded critique, and responsive modes of publication

Selected residents will be commissioned to create new work or re-stage previous work that directly engages this platform. Residents will receive a stipend of up to $1,500 (depending on duration and proposed project), travel stipend, housing, and dedicated staff support. Additional project support may be available in select circumstances.

Applications will be reviewed as received with a final deadline on January 15th.

To find out more and to apply online, please visit our website.

Help support the construction of our new live/work studios that will host this program on-site for the first time in our history. This will be a new home for art in St. Louis, supporting leading artists, critics, and curators to make extensive impact on our area ecosystem for years to come.

About The Luminary
The Luminary is an expansive platform for art, thought and action.

Since its inception The Luminary has been a home for exceptional art that engages the pressing issues of the present. Through an active roster of exhibitions, residencies, performances, publications and gatherings, we act as a point of convergence for diverse publics. We cultivate thoughtful platforms for exchange, support forward-moving art and ideas, and attempt to model a more equitable and interconnected art world as an institution of our time. The Luminary’s programs are supported by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Regional Arts Commission, the Missouri Arts Council – a state agency, the Arts and Education Council, Urban Chestnut, and individuals like you.

www.theluminaryarts.com

Belfast Photo Festival. Deadline: March 9, 2019

2019 OPEN SUBMISSION

WHAT DO YOU WIN?

All submitting photographers will benefit from:

  • Submission review by Photo Industry Professionals
  • Opportunities for Immediate Exposure

 

Between 20 and 40 photographers / artists will benefit from:

  • awards and cash prizes (See Awards listed below)
  • exhibition exposure at the Festival’s main city centre gallery
  • exhibition exposure at the 2020 Photo Schwiez Festival (Switzerland)
  • inclusion in the special Festival issue of Abridged Magazine
  • long term Festival representation and promotion
  • an opportunity to participate in an Instagram Residency
  • exhibition alongside some of the biggest photographic names as part of the major photographic event
  • publication and inclusion in the Festival programme
  • inclusion in the Festivals marketing & PR campaign, which has an estimated reach of 20+ million
  • international press exposure
  • being seen by a substantial number of visual arts professionals and the media
  • dedicated feature on the Festival website and online gallery

All finalists who submitted photographs will have their work produced by the Festival for exhibition outdoors

AWARDS

Spotlight Award – €1,127 (e.s.t $1,286 / £1,000)

Years Free RPS Membership – Free membership for one year to the prestigious Royal Photographic Society

GUP Editorial Award – Full editorial presentation in an upcoming printed/digital issue of GUP photographic magazine

Abridged Editorial Award – Presentation in a special Festival issue of Abridged Magazine

COMPETITION DESCRIPTION

Being described as “One of the best photography festivals in the world” (Capture Magazine), the biennial Belfast Photo Festival provided the perfect platform for gaining exposure to an international audience, with previous editions having welcome over 100,000 visitors from all over the world.

Belfast Photo Festival is offering artist’s/photographers the opportunity to exhibit their work in the main Festival gallery alongside some of the biggest names in the field of photography and have their work taken on tour to be exhibited at the 2020 Photo Schwiez (Zurich, Switzerland), with a number also having the opportunity to be featured in the arts magazines Abridged and GUP. The winners will be eligible for a number of awards, including a cash prize of €1,127 (est $1,286 / £1,000).

The theme has been left open to remove any restrictions; submissions must be photographic or lens-based but can include incorporations of other art forms with the photographic medium (i.e. performance, painting, sculpture, music, literature etc).

Individuals and collectives are welcome to apply; individuals should select and enter between 1 and 15 photographs from a particular series or body of work AND/OR submit their Photo-book for exhibition by providing a link to a single PDF (stored on for example: Google Drive or Dropbox)

(Note: You can submit both a photo-book and photographs of the same project, but a fee will need to be paid for both. If submitting only a Photo-book and not photographs, it will be your photo-book that will be selected for presentation and not photographic prints for exhibition)

Collectives are also welcome to apply; as a collective, you can submit up to 15 photographs (a €22 / €29 submission fee will apply for every 15 images submitted)

JURY

The Belfast Photo Festival has invited a panel of influential international experts in the field of photography to assist in the shortlisting and selection of artist’s alongside the Festival team. The Jury consist of:

Sarah Allen – Assistant Curator: TATE Modern (U.K.)

Michael Famighetti – Editor: Aperture Magazine (U.S.A.)

Emily Graham– Cultural Commissions & Partnerships Manager: Magnum Photo’s (U.K.)

Elizabeth Renstrom – Senior Photo Editor: VICE Media (U.S.A.)

Diane Smyth – Digital Editor: British Journal of Photography (U.K.)

Alexa Becker – Acquisitions Editor: KEHRER Verlag (Germany)

Deirdre Robb – Director: Belfast Exposed Photography Gallery (U.K.)

PRESS EXPOSURE

Each year our Open Submission award-winners receive international press coverage from publications and media outlets around the world. Winners, finalists and entrants have been featured in major publications such as, The Guardian, TIME Lightbox, Foam, The Financial Times, British Journal of Photography, The Telegraph, among many other national and international outlets. This kind of press exposure can lead to viral, global recognition of your work.

SUBMISSIONS

This year the Open Submission will be hosted by Picter. All submissions must be made via Picter.com. After registering on Picter, please ensure you follow the instructions outlined carefully otherwise your submission may not be valid. Submissions cost €22 / €29*

*The submission fee charged is in aid of the 2019 Belfast Photo Festival and directly contributes to the organisation and delivery of the Festival for the benefit of all participants. Belfast Photo Festival is a registered charity and non-profit organisation.

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