ZINES OF THE WORLD is an open submission project from Doomed Gallery and The Photocopy Club. Starting in 2015 a call out was made for photographers and zine makers to submit there zine to be part of an exhibition in London. The exhibition featured over 300 zines from around the world and had around 1000 visitors over it’s four day opening at Doomed Gallery. All the zines are displayed in a hanging system and labeled by the country of origin.
The project was also exhibited in Lodz Poland as part Fotofestiwal 2016 which you can see below. You can also see all the submissions submitted below.
For 2017 the Zines of the World exhibition will be part of Photoblock this October at the Truman Brewery. Over the course of the 4 day exhibition we will have a series of workshops, talks, film screenings and more.
ZOTW 2 is now open for submissions and you can follow the project via @zinesoftheworld Instagram.
SUBMISSIONS MUST HAVE PHOTOGRAPHIC CONTENT
POST: DOOMED GALLERY (ZOTW) 65-67 RIDLEY ROAD, DALSTON, E8 2NP, LONDON.
*Please no sign for mail.
Please contact matt@doomedgallery for more info.
Competition alert! Get your photographs featured in Europeana Exhibitions.
Earlier this year, we published an exhibition featuring vintage postcards of beautiful cities, landscapes and regions across south-eastern Europe.
These postcards show us a nostalgic view of south-east Europe. We want to see what it’s like today.
Take part in our Picture This! Competition and share your pictures of Montenegro, Croatia, Albania and more.
Visit our exhibition to see exactly which places and landmarks we’re looking for in:
- Bosnia & Herzegovina
- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
How to enter
It’s easy, just submit your photographs to our competition via Twitter, Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #PicThisEurope. In your post please state which country, place or landmark is featured in your image.
What will make your image a winning shot
We love people but for this competition we want you to share your best shots featuring landscapes and/or landmarks as the focus point. We will not be able to accept images featuring people.
What you will win
Winners will receive a hamper of smartphone camera accessories and have their images featured in the Picture This! exhibition. Runners-up will receive Europeana goody bags.
Closing date is Thursday 31 August 2017.
Terms and Conditions
- The competition is organised by the Europeana Foundation, whose registered office is at Prins Willem-Alexanderhof 5, 2595 BE Den Haag, The Netherlands.
- We welcome entries from anyone aged 16 years or over except employees of the Europeana Foundation, participating partner organizations and their close relatives,or anyone otherwise connected with the organization or on the judging panel of the competition.
- The competition is free to enter. By entering this competition entrants are providing consent for their submission to be used by the Europeana Foundation in connection with the Europeana Collections website, related website, including but not limited to publicly displaying it, incorporating it into promotional and social media activities.
- The Europeana Foundation will not claim copyright ownership of image submissions. Entrants will own copyright in their image and any use of the image will be credited to the owner.
- Each person may submit one entry. A person will be disqualified if they submit multiple entries, or an image that does not meet the entry criteria. Only pictures of landscapes/landmarks will be accepted. Closing date for entry will be Thursday 31 August 2017. After this date no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
- There will be two first place winners and three runners up. Winners will be chosen by a public vote and an independent panel of judges appointed by the Europeana Foundation.
- First place winners will receive a hamper of smartphone camera accessories and have their images featured in the Picture This! exhibition. Runners-up will receive Europeana goody bags. The Europeana Foundation will not be responsible for the payment of any additional taxes or costs incurred for prizes that are sent overseas.
- The winner will be notified by email and/or direct message on Twitter/Facebook within 28 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim their prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
- The Europeana Foundation reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control.
More information (in many languages):
This contest is open to Peruvians, as well as residents in Peru.
Ricardo Palma Cultural Center
Av. Larco 770 – Miraflores
ARTE IN SITU is an artistic intervention contest of the lobby and foyer of the Ricardo Palma Cultural Center of the Municipality of Miraflores, open to all contemporary genres of visual arts. It proposes to encourage the creation of artistic projects for public spaces, as well as consolidate itself as a new showcase of proposals by young artists.
We are looking for innovative proposals that take an integral part of the spaces of the Ricardo Palma Cultural Center, taking into account the multifunctionality of the place and the various publics that pass through its spaces.
Full text (Spanish only): https://goo.gl/kvffHP
Call: From July 3 to August 11
Publication of finalists: August 18
Winners Publication: August 25
Opening: Thursday, October 19
Only a few days left to participate in the Open Call for the Landskrona PF Review, which is free of charge.
Date: September 9, 2017
Cost: The participation in the Open Call is free of charge. Only selected candidates have to pay the participation fee of SEK 2,500 including VAT, which also gives access to the festival’s International Seminar and a weekend festival pass.
Deadline for applications: 1 August 2017. Successful candidates will be notified by 15 August.
The winner of the Best Portfolio Award will be invited to take part in the official exhibition programme during Landskrona Foto Festival 2018. Former winners include Johan Österholm, Johan Willner and Kacper Kowalski.
This year we have a special prize! – Landskrona Foto and Artproof Portfolio of the Year Award – the portfolio that reviewers voted as the year’s most interesting and promising. The prize consists of getting an exhibition produced by Artproof up to a value of 5,000 euros and to exhibit in the coming years Landskrona Foto Festival.
Each entrant may present one or two portfolios, which shall not exceed 15 images each. The portfolio shall consist of a photographic project on any chosen subject. We want all the images to be included in one pdf. The PDF size shall not exceed 10 MB. Portfolios will be accepted in digital format for the selection process.
At the Portfolio Review, all projects shall be presented on paper.
File names: Photographer’s First Name [hyphen] Last Name [dot] pdf. Eg.: Johan-Willner.pdf (you can´t use åäö and other special signs and space between the words)
Please fill in our form and upload your PDF here: http://www.landskronafoto.org/en/portfolio-review-2017/
|Call for artists: The Finnish Museum of Photography’s Project Space exhibitions in 2018|
|The Project space is intended for exhibitions and projects that use photography or other lens-based media as tools for art or research. The space shows stimulating exhibitions by both fresh talents and more established artists.
Photography professionals and students as well as visual artists making photographic art can apply. Applications can also be submitted in the name of workgroups.
How to apply?
The application must consist of a single pdf file. However, if the exhibition includes video, you can add a link to it instead of sending the video file as an attachment.
The pdf should contain the following elements:
1) A cover page with the name of the applicant (and/or the workgroup), e-mail address and a phone number (country code included).
2) Application letter that gives brief but complete details of the proposed exhibition (max 2 x A4). The letter should involve information of who is/are the applicant/s, what kind of an exhibition you would like to have and, if possible, what kind of sections does the exhibition consist of. It is okay to not have an existing exhibition when applying – just be as precise as possible with your explanations of what kind of an exhibition you’re planning.
3) Include a portfolio containing photos of the works to be in the planned exhibition. Indicate each work’s year of completion, dimensions, mode of production etc., and include any information that will help give a picture of the exhibition as a whole. In case the works for the planned exhibition have not been produced yet, please send some reference material of your earlier works.
If you are planning to show moving image, please add a link where we can see the work.
4) Include your full contact details and your CV to your application. If the exhibition is produced by a group, please include everyone’s CVs.
Name the pdf file as “Projekti2018_YOURNAME”. The size of the pdf file should not exceed 10MB.
Applications for the year 2018 should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12PM on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
Please write Projekti2018 as the headline of the message.
We will send you a confirmation e-mail once we have received your application. Please contact museum’s curator Maria Faarinen ( email@example.com ) if you have not heard back from us with a week from sending your application.
What does the Museum provide for exhibitors?
The Museum provides exhibition space, free, for 7-8 weeks. Applicants can indicate a preferred exhibition period, but the Finnish Museum of Photography reserves the right to decide on the order of the exhibitions. There are five exhibition periods during the year 2018.
The Project space has a floor area of 50 m² and a ceiling 4.5 m high (see floor plan).
The Museum offers exhibition installers a fixed production grant of 400 euros. The Artist is responsible of other production costs. The Museum provides help with installation and dismantlement, exhibition supervision, and opening arrangements. The artist should be personally present during the construction and dismantling of the exhibition.
The Museum is responsible for exhibition lighting and cleanliness during the exhibition period. The Museum has a limited amount of technical equipment available for loan to artists. The Museum is not able to provide any audio or video equipment for the exhibitions.
The Museum provides insurance for the construction, dismantlement and exhibition periods. The Museum does not insure works during transportation.
The Museum provides publicity, publishes exhibition details and sends press releases and posts information on the Museum’s website and social media channels.
The Museum does not provide paper invitations or postage. Artists who make and post invitations at their own expense can use the museum’s geographic mailing list if they wish.
Exhibition installers are responsible for transportation of works and for their own travel costs.
The decision-making process
The applications are reviewed by the Finnish Museum of Photography’s exhibition team: Chief Curator Tiina Rauhala and Curator Maria Faarinen.
All applicants will be informed of the curators’ decision by e-mail by June 23, 2017. The selected projects will also be published on the museum’s website.
Send your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Next summer the Cultural Centre of Palethe will organize the first edition of a two-yearly international photo festival ‘Lens op de mens’ (Spotlight on people) in Overpelt (Belgium).
All professional and keen amateur photographers from around the world are welcome in Overpelt to show their most photogenic work to a large public. For this edition the subject is the human portrait.
The competition is open for professional and amateur photographers of a high level.
The theme of the photos is ‘Lens op de mens’ meaning that photos have to be about people in the large meaning of the word. For example, photos can represent documentaries or art.
Every photographer can upload a maximum of 5 photos. Photos have to be taken in 2014, 2015, 2016 of 2017. The photographer has to pay a maximum of 20 euro incl. VAT for every photo uploaded to share costs.
You can submit photos up until midnight 23 January 2017.
Photos are selected by an international jury depending on photographic qualities. It is not possible to appeal against their decision.
The copyright of all images submitted remains with the copyright holder. However the Overpelt Photo Festival ‘Lens op de Mens’ reserves the right to use any of the images submitted, without payment, for display and publicity purposes for this and future Overpelt Photo Festival projects. It is vital that the candidate obtains the permission of the client and/or the copyright holder and any relevant model release forms, where appropriate before submitting the work.
Photos have to be submitted as jpg-files, compression High (10-12). The longest side of the pictures must be 50 cm (= 5906 pixels at 300 dpi).
The filename must be composed as:Name_First Name_Title_number.jpg
When the festival is finished and the exhibition is dismantled, the photographer can collect all photos. This will be between 18 and 28 September 2017 at set days and times. These will be advised at a future date. If the photographer doesn’t collect the photos, they will automatically become property of the organization. Photos selected for other exhibitions can’t be collected by the photographer.
All photos will be exhibited during the exhibition. The selected photos will be printed; all other photos will be digital.
The selected photos will be printed by the organization without any cost to the participating photographer.
The name of the photographer will be displayed under each photo by the organization. Logos of partners and sponsors can also be included under the photo.
Photos can be selected by the organisation and may be passed on to other exhibitions. These photos will remain property of the organization. We will notify the selected photographers by E-mail.
Any indecent or pornographic photos will be refused by the organization.
The selected photos are automatically entered into a competition. Prizes are awarded in different categories.
Awards for amateur photographers:
– honorable mentioning
Awards for professional photographers
– honorable mentioning
Prize for the most promising photographer younger than 30 years old.
Prize for the most artistic photo
Prize of the public: Visitors to the exhibition will have the chance to vote for their favourite photo. During the closing ceremony the prize of the public will be revealed.
Participants agree to all rules when submitting photos
By submitting the photos and the registration document using WeTransfer the photographer gives permission for the submitted photos to be used at the international photo festival ‘Lens op de Mens’
Your registration will be accepted after the organisation receives the photo’s, the registration document and the payment.
The Consortium of Valencian Museums has launched the first edition of “V.O.”
The purpose of this call is the selection of three projects, for exhibitions during the years 2017 and 2018 at the Centre del Carme of Valencia and other associated centers of Alicante and Castellon.
The projects submitted must address contemporary artistic creation and innovation in creative processes, promoting mobility of exhibition productions and different artistic disciplines. Open to individuals and collectives.
The overall budget for each project is 25,000 €, with € 3,000 reserved for the curator and and 3,300 € for the artist or artists or participants.
The deadline for submitting projects for V.O. ends on November 14, 2016.
El Consorci de Museus de la Comunitat Valenciana ha puesto en marcha la primera edición de su convocatoria V.O. dirigida a comisarios. Entre los objetivos que persigue el Consorci de Museus está el de contribuir al dinamismo del contexto artístico en la Comunitat Valenciana. Una de sus actuaciones concretas en este ámbito es el apoyo a comisarios y comisarias para dar a conocer propuestas innovadoras en el campo de las artes visuales, así como apoyar su desarrollo en el terreno profesional. El objetivo de esta convocatoria es la selección de tres proyectos de comisariado de carácter inédito para la realización de exposiciones durante los años 2017 y 2018 en el Centre del Carme de Valencia y en otros centros consorciados de Alicante y Castellón.
Los proyectos que se presenten deben abordar la creación artística contemporánea y la innovación en los procesos creativos, promoviendo la movilidad de las producciones expositivas y las diferentes disciplinas artísticas. Puede optar a la convocatoria cualquier persona, a título individual o colectivo.
La dotación económica para cada uno de los proyectos es de 25.000 €, donde se incluyen los honorarios de 3.000 € para comisariado y 3.300 € para el o la artista o artistas participantes.
El plazo para presentar proyectos para V.O. finaliza el 14 de noviembre de 2016.