A New Normal calls for photographers to respond to our current climate by using their medium to find joy, hope and beauty in times of stress, anxiety, and boredom. We want to see your best images made within a 2km radius of your house. Beyond that, the criteria are open to your interpretation.
Our favourite images will be paired with a commissioned piece of poetry and published in an online gallery on the District website as well as being featured in a printed zine as part of PhotoIreland’s TLP Editions.
Submissions are open now and will remain open for two weeks. If you have any questions please email us at email@example.com
Photographers can submit up to 5 photographs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Images must be submitted as a WeTransfer link (anything else will not be considered)
Images must have been made following the beginning of quarantine
Images must have been made within a 2km radius of the photographer’s home
Images must be JPEGs, sRGB, 2000px on their longest side, 72dpi (anything else will not be considered)
Photographers must have access to high quality versions of their submitted files (A4 size (minimum) TIFF, Adobe RGB, 300dpi)
Deadline: Sunday 17 May
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Submit your work to the Athens Photo Festival 2020
Athens Photo Festival 2020 is accepting submissions from artists and photographers for its exhibition program. The selected works will be exhibited at the Benaki Museum / Pireos 138, one of the most prestigious museums in Greece.The Festival will feature the work of emerging and established artists from all over the world, with the aim to reflect the diversity of photography and visual culture today. Exploring diverse cultural, artistic, social and political perspectives, 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 call is open to all the image-based genres, ranging from fine art and conceptual to documentary and photojournalism, installations, interactive and multimedia works. This year’s exhibition program will be composed of a diverse selection of over 80 image-based projects, selected through this international call for proposals.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the deadline to submit your work to the Athens Photo Festival has been extended until Thursday 14 May.
Submissions open for the photobook dummy contest
SELF PUBLISH RIGA 2020
Until 20 May, photographers and visual artists are invited to submit self-made, unpublished photobooks and book dummies for the fourth international SELF PUBLISH RIGA contest. The winner will be awarded an exhibition at the ISSP Gallery, while the author of the best dummy from the Baltic states will receive a voucher for a high-quality printing and framing services. The best of the submitted works will be presented at an exhibition at the ISSP Gallery during Riga Photomonth.
SELF PUBLISH RIGA is a biennial series of events dedicated to photobooks and self–publishing, organised by the ISSP platform of contemporary photography in Riga, Latvia, as one of the central events of Riga Photomonth. It consists of an international book dummy competition, exhibition of photobooks and book dummies and an extensive public programme including presentations, discussions, workshops and guided tours.
The author of the winning dummy will be awarded an exhibition at the ISSP Gallery as part of the next SELF PUBLISH RIGA edition in 2022. Additionally, the author of the best dummy from the Baltic states (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia) will be granted 500 EUR credit towards printing and framing from the top service provider Fine Art Print.
A shortlist of the submitted dummies will be part of the SELF PUBLISH RIGA exhibition taking place at the ISSP Gallery in Riga early this summer.
All entries to the contest will be judged by an international jury: founder and director of Self Publish, Be Happy Bruno Ceschel (Italy), curator of ISSP Gallery and SELF PUBLISH RIGA, writer and photographer Evita Goze (Latvia), founder and director of the independent publishing house Skinnerboox Milo Montelli (Italy), award-winning book designer and typographer Alexey Murashko (Latvia) and researcher, photographer and curator at FOTODOK Daria Tuminas (Russia / the Netherlands), who was previously Head of Unseen Book Market and the Dummy Award at Unseen Amsterdam.
Submission deadline 20 May, 2020 (delivery date May 26).
Frame & Frequency is an ongoing International Film & Video Art Screening Series presented by VisArts located in Rockville, Maryland (just outside of Washington DC) that highlights artists whose new media, experimental film, and video works explore contemporary visual culture, and presents an intimate panorama of the variety and breadth of video art in artistic practice today.
This years edition will take the form of an Experimental Short Film & Video Festival during the Rockville Arts Festival May 2nd & 3rd. ($5 to apply)
VisArts invites artists working in all media to apply for 2021 Solo Exhibitions in the Gibbs Street Gallery, Common Ground Gallery, and Concourse Gallery. ($15 to apply)
VisArts invites applications and proposals from local, national, and international artists for a six month Studio Fellowship at VisArts at Rockville. The Studio Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for a dynamic individual artist or collaborative artist team to create a new body of work, evolve an existing body of work, or develop a project in a stimulating, supportive environment. Studio space is provided free of charge. Artists receive a $500.00 per month stipend. ($15 to apply)
Call for Artists + Photographers – $550.00 Innovate Grants
Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2020 Cycle. Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. For more information and to apply visit https://innovateartistgrants.org
Innovate Grant supports artists and photographers through quarterly grants. We’ve simplified the grant process, so that artists and photographers can focus on making their innovative work. The work should speak for itself and our application reflects that.
How to Apply:
Visual Artists and Photographers 18 years and older, from all around the world, are eligible to apply. All media and genres are accepted. All applicants retain the right to the work they submit. Apply today at https://innovateartistgrants.org
Innovate Grant Winners
Lynnea Holland Weiss
Winter Grant Recipient – Art
Winter Grant Recipient – Photography
Fall Grant Recipient – Art
Fall Grant Recipient – Photography
Summer Grant Recipient – Art
Summer Grant Recipient – Photography
Spring Grant Recipient – Art
Spring Grant Recipient – Photography
Taylor O. Thomas
Winter Grant Recipient – Art
Winter Grant Recipient – Photography
Category: Multiple disciplines and genres accepted
Deadline: May 7, 2020
Region: US & International
Awards: $550.00 Grants