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Athens Photo Festival Call. Deadline: April 10, 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 10

Last Chance to Submit to the Athens Photo Festival 2019

Athens Photo Festival 2019 is accepting submissions for its exhibition program. The selected works will be exhibited from 6 June to 28 July 2019, at the Benaki Museum / Pireos 138, one of the most prestigious museums in Greece.The Festival seeks to bring together emerging as well as established artists and photographers with the aim to reflect the diversity of photography and visual culture today. Through its expanded programming, Athens Photo Festival is committed to offering a dynamic platform for exchange of ideas, artistic expression and engagement with photography in all its forms.

The Exhibition Program will feature works by over 100 artists from around the world, selected through this international call for proposals. The call is open to all the image-based genres, ranging from fine art and conceptual to documentary and photojournalism, installations, interactive and multimedia works. The Festival also welcomes submissions for its Photobook Show.

The deadline to submit your work to the Athens Photo Festival has been extended until Wednesday April 10.

https://www.photofestival.gr

8th Edition of the European Master of Contemporary Photography. Deadline: April 22, 2019

What do Martina Zanin (featured recently in YET Magazine and currently on view at Leporello in Rome) and Sofía Ayarzagoitia (First Prize at the xvii Bienal de la Fotografía, Mexico City, photobook published by La Fábrica, Madrid) have in common?

They both studied at the European Master of Contemporary Photography at IED Madrid. And so did Jorge, Dimitri, Anna, Eoin, Wawi, Joachim, Dahlia, Duarte, Yutaka, Paula, and Alena (only to name a few, and not two of them coming from the same country, by the way).

Their first-hand experience with some of the best artists, editors, curators and scholars in the field of contemporary photography has helped them to develop their own visual language and bring their work to the next level.

Faculty includes Martin Parr, Joan Fontcuberta, Irina ChmyrevaSimon Roberts, Mireia Sallarès, and Andreas Müller-Pohle. Project tutors: Nicolás Combarro and Ricardo Cases, together with course director, Moritz Neumüller. Students come from around the globe, classes are held in English. The next edition of the European Master of Contemporary Photography in Madrid starts April 22nd, 2019.

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Conference on Photography as Art. Moscow, May 2019. Deadline: April 25, 2019.

International Scientific Conference
PHOTOGRAPHY AS AN ART: Current trends in study and the history of national schools

Organizers:
Russian Academy of Arts
Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts
Moscow Museum of Modern Art

Partners of the Conference:
Instituto Europeo di Design, Madrid, Spain
PhotoVisa International Festival of Photography, Russia
Novoe Iskusstvoznanie [New Art Knowledge] magazine, St. Petersburg, Russia
Photographer.ru

May 27-29, 2019
Venue: Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow, Russia

Photography is one of the oldest image-making technologies in the modern world. Generations of artists and viewers have grown up surrounded by photography. It is everywhere. Photography is both established and dynamic.
In the context of the massive technological changes sweeping across contemporary visual culture, the place of photography may appear less significant. It even brings to mind the situation of 180 years ago where, during the presentation of a new type of image-making – photography – to the public, an onlooker exclaimed: “Today, painting died!” But it is photography that freed painters to create a new kind of art, the medium of painting transformed but still just as vital and relevant. Similarly, the evolution of technology in relation to photography allows us, first, to clarify what photography actually is in today’s world, and second, to attempt an understanding of the relationship between photography and contemporary art.
Since the beginning of the XXI century, there is no doubt among educated viewers and visual culture researchers that specific expressions of photography qualify it as an art. But, to date, there has been insufficient development of the history of the national schools of photography. This history is especially essential for young researchers and creators. There are histories of regional photography venues and national schools that have never been written. In Russia, it was in the mid-twentieth century that the structure of how the history of photography was represented was established and, since then, this concept of history has remained unchanged.
This conference does not propose revisionism. Rather, the goal is to open a discussion on the methods and strategies for writing the history of photography from around the world.
The title of the conference includes the phrase “history of national schools [of photographies]”. Organizers of the conference understand such schools to encompass a double meaning. First of all, it suggests the definition of regional specifics, the phenomenology of reflection on the history and culture of the regions, states and nations in the formation of regional photography. Second, schools suggest the educational process within the studies of modern art and humanities, where photography is both an educational tool and the subject of study.

Thus, the conference “Photography as an art: Current trends in study and the history of national schools” covers three main areas:
– the study of photography as a medium and the scope of its realization as an art;
– the methods and practices for writing national photography histories;
– the teaching of photography, its history and technology, within art education and the study of photography in the educational context of the humanities.

The aim of this meeting of experts is to define the current state of theory and research in the field, and also to create a foundation for future scholarship and study.

This conference is held in partnership with the editorial board of Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture and the 5th International conference After Post-Photography, May 23-25 in St. Petersburg.

Conference working languages: Russian, English.
Time-limit: reports – 20 minutes. Within the framework of the conference round table – 10 minutes.
Applications are accepted in Russian and English. Abstracts will be published before the conference.
Applications are accepted until 00:00 April 25, 2019 at the email address mos.photo.conference2019@gmail.com
Contact person: Irina Chmyreva, PhD, executive chairman of the organizing committee of the conference