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PORTFOLIO REVIEW 2017. DEADLINE: DEC.22, 2016

Portfolio Review 2017

4–5 February 2017

Submission deadline: 22 December 2016 CET

The Portfolio Review is an annual event, taking place since 2013. It offers emerging artists from all over the world the opportunity to get selected and present their work to an international panel of curators, critics and editors who work in the fields of art and photography.

Conceived as a forum to discuss and discover young contemporary photographic practice, the Portfolio Review stands out with a unique and transparent approach to the review process. The presentations are public and the images are screened with a projector offering both the specialist and general visitors of the Photo Weekend an insight into the artists’ process and methods. Over the years, the Portfolio Review has developed into a recognized platform that discovers and supports artists who work with photography in fresh and challenging ways.

Apply with your portfolio (25 PDF pages), a statement and your CV. Submission is open until 22 December 2016. The event takes place on 4 & 5 February 2016 at the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf, the hot spot of the Duesseldorf Photo Weekend.

Find out about jurors, submission details and past participants on www.portfolio-review.de.

FCBarcelona Photo Awards. Deadline Dec. 30, 2016

Description

The FCBarcelona Photo Awards, sponsored by Agbar and in partnership with the Fundación Foto Colectania, wish to identify work that deliberately reflects the intrinsically positive values of sport. They have been created in order to recognise these values, as viewed through the lens of contemporary photography.

The prizes will be judged by an international jury of renowned prestige. Such big names as Vicente Todolí, ex director of the Tate Modern London and Ayperi Karabuda Ecer, vice-president of pictures at the Reuters agency, will be assessing this ambitious club project, promoted from its Department of International and Institutional Relations.

FCBarcelona will be making the utmost effort to raise awareness of the awards and the winning entries on a worldwide scale by means of a variety of promotional events in different cities of Europe, the USA and Asia.

Categories, Prizes and Jury

The FCBarcelona Photo Awards are divided into two categories:

PHOTO AWARDS

This category is aimed at photographers with a proven history of working for the media, photography agencies or in the arts world, and will honour the photograph that best expresses the positive values of sport, and particularly non-professional sport.

There will be one first prize of €40,000 and 29 finalists who will receive €1,000

The winning photograph, along with the finalists, will be on show at an exhibition organised by FC Barcelona from April to June 2017.

The jury for this prize will be made up of the following people:

  • Vicente Todolí, director of the Tate Modern London until 2010. Artistic advisor to Hangar Bicocca in Milan
  • Azu Ngwabogu, founder and director of the African Artists’ Foundation (AFF).
  • Sandra Phillips, senior curator of the MOMA in San Francisco

PROJECT AWARDS

This category is aimed at photographers with a proven history of working for the media, photography agencies or in the arts world, or that have experience of project development.

The winner will receive €40,000 to carry out the photography project that best expresses the intrinsic positive values of sport and its contribution to modern society.

The winning project will be undertaken from March to October 2017 and will be exhibited along with the winning photographs in the PHOTO AWARDS category of the 2017 edition.

The jury for this prize will be made up of the following people:

  • Ayperi Karabuda Ecer, vice-president of pictures at Reuters
  • Alex Webb, full member of the Magnum Photos Agency since 1997.
  • Stephen Mayes, more than 25 years of experience as manager of projects and artists in different sectors.

Schedule

Entry period: July to December 2016
Jury verdict: late January 2017
Presentation of awards: early April 2017
Exhibition: April to June 2017

 

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RU/VISUAL AIDS CURATORIAL RESIDENCY – DEADLINE: NOV. 17, 2016

REMINDER: RU & Visual AIDS co-sponsor Curatorial Residency – March 2017

A one-month residency, to take place in March 2017 in New York City, for a curator, art historian, or arts writer interested in the intersection of visual art and HIV/AIDS. Co-sponsored by Visual AIDS and Residency Unlimited for the fifth year running, the curatorial residency seeks to encourage the development of exhibitions, programs, and scholarship about HIV/AIDS and contemporary art.

The residency includes round-trip transportation to New York City, accommodations and $1000 stipend.

Residency Unlimited will provide the curator with customized administrative and network support, shared office space at 360 Court Street in Brooklyn and a venue for a public program (lecture/screening/discussion) defined in conjunction with RU and Visual AIDS. Concurrently, the resident curator will conduct research at Visual AIDS in the Archive Project and online Artists Registry. The Visual AIDS office is located in the Chelsea art district in New York City. The Archive and Registry at Visual AIDS holds over 20,000 images by approximately 750 artists living with HIV and those who have passed away from AIDS related complications. Studio visits with artists from the Archive Project are strongly encouraged. The resident curator is invited to create an online exhibition to be hosted by Visual AIDS (see Visual AIDS monthly Web Galleries at: http://www.visualaids.org/gallery).

The resident curator will be invited to produce a free public event co-hosted by RU and Visual AIDS. Panel discussions, film screenings, performances, or a lecture highlighting the curator’s use of Visual AIDS’ resources or a presentation of international cultural production around HIV/AIDS are examples of potential programs.

For information on past Visual AIDS curatorial residents, visit:

http://www.visualaids.org/projects/detail/curatorial-residency

International applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. English speaking and writing skills are required.

TO APPLY:

Please submit a C.V. and a Statement of Purpose (maximum 2 pages) outlining your goals for the residency, and any past or current projects that have led you to cultural investigations around HIV/AIDS. Special consideration will be given to applicants living outside of NYC from locations without support for cultural production about AIDS, LGBT, and gender issues.

Applications are due November 17, 2016. Applicants will be notified by December 14, 2016

The one-month residency must take place between March 1 and March 31, 2017

Fashion photography Prize. Deadline: Dec 1, 2016

PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION CALL FOR ENTRIES
Submission deadline : December 1st, 2016
Download regulation on http://www.villanoailles-hyeres.com
Information : enquiry.photocompetition@villanoailles-hyeres.com

Every Spring in the South of France, the Festival spotlights young promising artists in the fields of fashion and photography. The festival proposes diverse exhibitions, professional panel discussions and three competitions. These competitions highlight ten fashion designers, ten photographers and ten accessories designers, who are selected by a jury of professionals in each field. The work of the selected artists is presented to the jury members and general public during either fashion shows (for the fashion designers), a group exhibition (for the photographers) or a group exhibition and a video (for the accessories designers).

On the last days of the month of April, as every Spring since 1997, the villa Noailles will once again become the epicenter for emerging photography.

There, in the photography section of the Festival de Hyères, ten artist-photographers will exhibit their personal conjugation of the verb to see. Hyères defends and praises photographic works that strive for sense, singularity, innovation and uncompromising artistic standards. The bodies of work spotlighted at Hyères are still being born. Yet, the articulateness of their aesthetic stances confidently allows us to bet on their projection into the future. Attentively sorted and short-listed, an imposing lot of nearly 800 worldwide submissions is put under the scrutiny and appraisal of an international jury of professionals that gathers, late January, in Paris. The jury’s choice of the ten photographers to showcase sets in motion an exacting curatorial and production process that will culminate shortly in the unveiling to the public, on the walls of the villa Noailles, of an exciting group exhibition: ten new artistic visions that will help shape the photography of tomorrow.

During the three days of the festival, the selected photographers meet to discuss their exhibited work and ongoing portfolios with the members of the jury. Art dealers, museum curators, art critics, art directors for magazines or advertising agencies, among past Festival jurors we can randomly mention Urs Stahel (Fotomuseum Winterthur), Marloes Krijnen (FOAM, Amsterdam), Dennis Freedman (W, New York), Charlotte Cotton, Glenn O’Brien, Marta Gili (Jeu de Paume, Paris), Jörg Koch (032C, Berlin), James Reid (Wallpaper*, London), Frits Gierstberg (Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam),
Kathy Ryan (New York Times, New York), David Campany (London), Joerg Colberg (Conscientious), Charles Fréger (photographer, France), Erik Kessels (KesselsKramer, Amsterdam), Brett Rogers (The Photographer’s Gallery, London), Karen Langley (Dazed, London), Winfried Heininger (Kodoji Press, Switzerland), Damien Poulain (Oodee, London), Jason Evans (photographer, United Kingdom), Mutsuko Ota (IMA, Tokyo), etc. Agents, art dealers and art directors, all eager to meet new talent, also attend the Festival. The Hyères meetings between artists and jurors render possible an in-depth discussion – elsewhere highly improbable – about the photographer’s work and its potentialities. An intellectually intense exchange between photographers and key figures of the artistic and commercial spheres, these one to one meetings have often proved fruitful opening for the photographers the doors to different media, from the pages of a magazine to the walls of a museum or an advertising campaign.

PARTNERS
The Festival is organised by the Association villa Noaillesand has been financed through the support of the City of Hyères, since its creation in 1986, and since 2003 by the Communauté d’agglomération Toulon Provence Méditerranée, with the support of Direction Régionale des Affaires Culturelles (ministère de la Culture et de la Communication), of Conseil Régional Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, of Conseil Départemental du Var.

Major partner:
CHANEL

Main partners:
LVMH, Première Vision, Chloé, Défi, Fédération française de la couture du prêt-à-porter des couturiers et des créateurs de mode, Groupe Galeries Lafayette Year partners: Eyes on Talents, Puntoseta, fondation d’entreprise Ricard

Partners of the festival:
Petit Bateau, Nina Ricci, Elie Saab, Swarovski, Givaudan, Paris sur Mode – Tuileries, Vilebrequin, Hans Boodt mannequins, John Nollet,  Les Arts décoratifs, Givaudan, Brachfeld, Peroni

Fondateur et directeur général / Founder and General Director
Jean-Pierre Blanc
Directrice artistique photographie / Photography art direction
Raphaëlle Stopin

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Arte Laguna Prize. Deadline: Nov. 16, 2016

OPEN CALL FOR THE 11th ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE
international art award | free theme | open to all
The Arte Laguna Prize is an international free-themed art competition aimed at enhancing Contemporary Art. It includes the categories: Painting, Sculpture and Installation, Photographic Art, Video Art and Performance, Virtual Art and Digital Graphics, Land Art.
The contest stands out in the global art scene for the growing variety of its partnerships and opportunities offered to artists, and is recognized worldwide as a real springboard for the artists’ career.
An international jury will select 125 finalist artists for:
6 cash prizes of € 42,000
a major Exhibition in the Arsenale of Venice
5 exhibitions in international Art Galleries
5 collaborations with Companies
Prize Sustainability and Art
9 Art Residencies
3 International Festivals
publication of the catalogue
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WHAT THE ARTISTS WIN

 

Prize money

7.000,00 Painting

7.000,00 Sculpture and Installation

7.000,00 Photographic Art

7.000,00 Video Art and Performance

7.000,00 Virtual Art and Digital Graphics

7.000,00 Land Art

 

5 Artist in Gallery Prizes

Organization of 5 exhibitions in international Art Galleries, including setting up, vernissage and catalogue

Salamatina Gallery, Atlanta USA

Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg Germany

Galeria Fernando Santos, Porto Portugal

ART re.FLEX Gallery, Saint Petersburg Russia

Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv Israel

 

 

 

9 Artist in Residence Prizes

Art Residency program in Italy and abroad aimed at providing a space and time to experience a new culture, create new works and participate in new activities in a multicultural environment.

 

GLO’ART, Lanaken Belgium

Basu Foundation for the Arts, Kolkata India

Taipei Artist Village, Taipei Taiwan

Berengo Foundation, Murano Italy

Espronceda, Barcelona Spain

Artistic Foundry Salvadori Arte, Pistoia Italy

Artistic Serigraphy Fallani, Venice Italy

San Francisco Art Residency, San Francisco USA

The Art Department – Casa dell’Arte International Artists’ Residency, Bodrum Turkey

 

 

5 Business for Art Prizes

Selection of 5 creative projects for the collaboration with 5 companies

Deglupta: € 5,000 and design for a new collection of bags and accessories

Rima Sofa & Beds: € 5,000 and creation of promotional videos, images for advertising campaigns and designs for soft furniture

Papillover Art Collection: € 1,000 and new designs for a limited edition of bow ties

Eurosystem: € 5,000 and making of a video enhancing the art-technology relationship

Biafarin: 10 Gold Membership Packages + US$ 4,000 to 4 selected artists (US$ 1,000 each)

 

NEW! Special Prize Sustainability and Art

Selection of 1 creative project including design, photography, video art and performance, etc. which enhances paper/cardboard and cellulose packaging as part of the RRR strategies (Reuse, Recycle, Reduce).
Prize of 3,000 euro for the winning project.

 

3 Festivals & Exhibitions

Selection of 12 artists for the participation in collective events in a network where artists, visibility, and new projects meet.

Art Stays, Ptuj Slovenia

Art Nova 100, Beijing China

Open International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations, Venice Italy

 

SPECIAL VENUE FOR THE FINALISTS EXHIBITION

The major collective exhibition will take place in the historical location of the Arsenale in Venice in March 2017, a reference point in the art world.

The prestigious venue in the lagoon city will host the exhibition of 30 works of painting, 30 sculptures and installations, 30 works of photographic art, 10 videos, 10 land art projects, 5 performances which will be performed live during the exhibition’s opening ceremony.

 

DEDICATED VENUE FOR VIRTUAL ART & DIGITAL GRAPHICS

The 10 finalists from virtual art and digital graphics will be on view at the Future Centre, the Venice home of TIM, an incubator for developing new business opportunities for telecommunications and new technologies.

 

WHO’S SELECTING

The selection of the artworks will be made by an international jury composed of high level experts:

  • Museum directors
  • Curators
  • Art critics

CURATOR AND HEAD OF JURY

Igor Zanti (Italy, Curator and Art Critic)
THE JURY

Flavio Arensi (Italy, Art Critic)

Manuel Borja-Villel (Spain, Director of National Museum Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid)

Tamara Chalabi (Iraq, Chair and Co-Founder of Ruya Foundation)

Paolo Colombo (Italy, Art Advisor for the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art)

Suad Garayeva (Azerbaijan, Curatorial Director of YARAT Contemporary Art Centre’s exhibitions and permanent collection)

Ilaria Gianni (Italy, Curator and Art Critic)

Nav Haq (Belgium, Senior Curator at M HKA – Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp)

Emanuele Montibeller (Italy, Artistic Director of Arte Sella in Trentino)

Fatos Ustek (United Kingdom, Independent Curator and Writer)

Alma Zevi (Italy, Curator and Writer)

 

 

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European Master of Fine Art Photography Scholarships. NEW Deadline: Jan. 12, 2017

European Master of Fine Art Photography Scholarships 2017

Do you want to play your role in the field of artistic photography? Be part of our state of the art program, the European Master of Fine Art Photography, which is going into its sixth Edition in April 2017.

We offer practical and innovative training with a unique master program based on the development of a personal project, coached by our International docents and tutors, including Joan Fontcuberta, Andreas Müller-Pohle, Ricardo Cases, Martin Parr, Cristina de Middel, or Simon Roberts, to name just a few.

Take part in the competition and win a scholarship!

PRIZE

Two scholarships covering 50% of the tuition fees, equivalent to 4,250 euros.

NEW Deadline for the receipt of works: 12th of January 2017 at 18:00, Madrid time (GMT+1).

The winners will be announced on the 19th of Januray 2017 at 18:00, Madrid time (GMT +1).

The names of the winners will be published on iedphotography.com.

http://iedphotography.com/events/european-master-fine-art-photography-scholarships-2017/

Past Scholarship winners:

Nikita Pirogov, Alena Zhandarova, Wawi Navarroza, Yutaka Nozawa, Duarte Amaral Netto

and Jorge Fuembuena, among others.

(Photo: Patricia Nieto Madroñero, student of the European Master of Fine Art Photography 2016)

Bar Tur Photobook Award. Deadline: Nov. 11, 2016

Now in its third year this significant annual award offers an emerging photographer the opportunity to work with The Photographers’ Gallery and independent UK based publisher Bemojake, to produce their first book to a value of £20,000.

The winner and runners will be announced at a special ceremony in December 2016 and the winning project will be published in Autumn 2017. The two previous winners were Angus Fraser in 2014 and Jack Latham in 2015.

The judges in 2016 are Brett Rogers, Director, The Photographers’ Gallery; Armon Bar-Tur, entrepreneur and philanthropist; Maxwell Anderson, publisher, Bemojake ; Shoair Mavlian, Assistant Curator, Tate Modern; EJ Major, artist; Monica Allende, photo editor, Screen Projects; Harry Hardie & Ben Weaver, co-publishers, Here Press.

The annual Award is open to all photographers and artists who have not yet published a book (self-published excepted) and are either studying or have graduated from a UK-based visual arts course within the last five years. Applicants are not required to be living in the UK.

The Bar Tur Photobook Award is a partnership between The Photographers’ Gallery and entrepreneur and philanthropist Amnon Bar-Tur. This Award was established with the generous support of Amnon and Armon Bar-Tur and family in memory of late wife and mother, the British Artist Ann Lesley Bar-Tur (1947-1984).