Category Archives: Exhibitions / Exposiciones / Ausstellungen

Emerging Curator Call, Wash. D.C. area. Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017

VISARTS 2018 EMERGING CURATOR CALL

VisArts invites applications from emerging curators to work with an experienced mentoring curator to develop and present an exhibition.

The VisArts Emerging Curator Program offers a unique opportunity for an emerging curator to work with an experienced mentoring curator to develop and present an exhibition and to assist in the presentation of the mentor’s exhibition. In an effort to develop expanded education programming/enhanced visitor experiences, the 2018 Emerging Curator and the Mentoring Curator will also focus on developing tools, templates, technological enhancements and funding strategies to support public programming that promotes social interaction, creative exchange and audience engagement.

VisArts will provide the Emerging Curator with an exhibition budget of $10,000. Additional funding and staff support for printing, promotions, and execution of exhibition programming is available. The program is one year and will begin in January 2018. Application Deadline is December 15, 2017, midnight.

The selection panel includes the VisArts’ Curator, Artist Advisory Council, Gallery Committee and 2018 Mentoring Curator.

 

For more information and application details: https://visarts.submittable.com/submit/98812/emerging-curator-program-2018

 

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“Home-land”. Photography Exhibition Call, Netherlands. Deadline: Nov. 26, 2017

We call for entries from photographers and photographic artists with images that are dedicated to “Home-land”. Our second exhibition will be on view with this title from December, 13th until January, 27th, 2018, in our wonderful gallery at the Vijverhofstraat. It will show our selection from the works that were submitted in the call. The deadline for the call is November, 26th.

We will be assisted in making this selection by Otto Snoek. He is a Rotterdam-based photographer with international renown, exhibiting his work all over the world. He will be the guest curator for this exhibition.

Home-land

“you don’t live in a country. You live in your home-land. But what is it?”

Home-land….is this your fatherland? If so, what defines your fatherland, apart from the clichés which most often are not true? Is it the land you live in? The land you where born? The hometown, house or maybe even just the room you live in? Does it have any connection with your community? What about other communities claiming the same homeland? Is it your language? How do you feel about your home-land? What do you see?

The notions of “nation”, “community”, “region”, “people” are very elusive and have always been so. Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) in his series for “Europe” tried to find the cultural phenomens that divide or bind us as Europeans; the photography of Josef Koudelka (b. 1938) on the other hand shows us the feelings and observations of an exile. Modern photographers like Otto Snoek and Martin Parr (b. 1952) show us the behavior of our compratiots, without any comments, but still leaving you behind with an awkward feeling.

What will you show us?

Your work can be anything from a straight photograph, to manipulated and even drawn photoshop projects, from alternative 19th century photographic techniques to modern, computer made images, graphic arts (etchings, litho’s…), as long as it’s based on one or more photographic images (no drawings or paintings) and you can show us how it looks by sending us a digital file.

More information: www.galeriesehnsucht.com/sehnsucht-calls/

Zines of the World exhibition, London. Deadline: Oct 1, 2017

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.

DEADLINE 1.10.17

Please contact matt@doomedgallery for more info.

Picture This! Europeana Call. Deadline: August 31, 2017

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:

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

  1. The competition is organised by the Europeana Foundation, whose registered office is at Prins Willem-Alexanderhof 5, 2595 BE Den Haag, The Netherlands.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. The Europeana Foundation reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control.

 

More information (in many languages):

http://www.europeana.eu/portal/en/picture-this-competition.html?utm_source=Europeana+eNews&utm_campaign=728c335908-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_07_26&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1d4f51a117-728c335908-143185390#

ART IN SITU Context, Lima, Peru. Deadline: Aug. 11, 2017.

This contest is open to Peruvians, as well as residents in Peru. 

Conditions of the contest: https://goo.gl/kvffHP
Event on facebook: https://goo.gl/NFGJzU

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

Landskrona PF Review. Free Call. Deadline: Aug. 1, 2017.

Only a few days left to participate in the Open Call for the Landskrona PF Review, which is free of charge.

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Date: September 9, 2017

Time: 10.00–17.00

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.

Instructions

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/

Finnish Museum of Photography exhibitions Call for 2018

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?

Application

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 finnishmuseumofphotography@gmail.com 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 ( maria.faarinen@fmp.fi ) 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.

 

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Project Space wall measurements. 

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Project space.

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.

 

Further details

Send your application to:  finnishmuseumofphotography@gmail.com

Further exhibition details:
Chief Curator Tiina Rauhala: +358-(0)50 432 7562, tiina.rauhala@fmp.fi
Curator Maria Faarinen, +358-(0)50 400 9041, maria.faarinen@fmp.fi