Category Archives: Exhibitions

PHOTO IS:RAEL Call. Deadline: Apr. 6, 2020

PHOTO IS:RAEL invites artists to submit proposals for participation in the central exhibition at the 8th International Photography Festival, taking place in Tel Aviv in November 2020.
10-20 artists will be invited to present their work in the festival’s central exhibition, and will also be featured on the website and in the festival catalog.
The selected artists’ works will also be published online and in the festival’s catalog.
The artist ranked in the next 50 spots, who will be present in the festival will be invited to present their works in front of an audience of professionals in a special screening event during the festival.
This year’s topic will be: TRANSFORMATION
Photographers as well as video, performance and interdisciplinary artists from around the world and at different stages of their career are all welcome to submit their existing works, or proposals for new work on the topic.
Submission deadline: April 6, 2020
Submission fee: $15.00, including a free entry ticket to the Photography Festival for all submitting artists.
PHOTO IS:RAEL is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering dialogue via research and the highlighting of artistic and social issues through the language of photography.
For further details: http://www.photoisrael.org/opencall

Photo Competition on travel (but a serious one). Deadline: Nov. 30, 2019

English (Spanish below / Español abajo)

This competition is open to any creative people, professional or amateur photographers, newcomers or old-timers, photography clubs with Spanish or Portuguese nationality or residency, who can take up the challenge to dream up and design a top quality project suitable for exhibiting in our space in Barcelona, using the concept of a journey, in all senses of the word, as their inspiration.
A jury made up of photographer David Jiménez, teacher and contemporary art critic Carmen Dalmau, the director of Foto Colectania Pepe Font de Mora, the artistic director of the foundation Irene de Mendoza, and Mariano Gijón representing B the travel Brand Xperience, will select the winning exhibition proposal.
The winning proposal will be exhibited in April 2020 in the space of B the travel Brand Xperience in Barcelona (Av. Diagonal, 512) and then go on to be shown in our space in Madrid (C/ Miguel Ángel, 33). Later B the travel brand will decide whether the exhibition will travel to other outlets of the company, such as Lisbon and Palma de Mallorca.
The winning project will receive a maximum of 7,000 euros, out of which 1,000 euros will be prize money and a maximum of 6,000 will go towards production costs and adapting the project for the space in Barcelona.
The competition will be open from 00.01 on September 2,  2019 until 23.59 on November 30 2019. The jury’s decision will be announced before December 23 2019.
Production of the winning proposal: January-March 2020. Exhibition of winning project in B the travel brand space in Barcelona: April 2020. The exhibition will travel to Madrid and possibly to other cities: summer 2020 to late 2022.
Conditions and more info: https://www.xperiencethejourney.com/en

Español

B the Travel Brand, en colaboración con Foto Colectania, lanza THE JOURNEY, un certamen dirigido a fotógrafos/as que hayan explorado el concepto del VIAJE en todas sus posibles interpretaciones.
El jurado formado por David Jiménez, Carmen Dalmau, Pepe Font de Mora, Irene de Mendoza y Mariano Gijón, valorará la mejor propuesta expositiva que será presentada en las salas de B the travel brand Xperience de Barcelona y Madrid.
El proyecto expositivo ganador estará dotado con 7.000 €, de los cuales 1.000 € son en concepto de premio y un máximo de 6.000 € se destinarán a los gastos de producción de obra.
La convocatoria está abierta hasta el 30 de noviembre.
Participa o ¡ayúdanos a correr la voz!

Mas info y condiciones en
http://www.xperiencethejourney.com

Curators’ meeting. Call for projects. Deadline: Oct. 4, 2019

FRENCH: (English below)

Curators’ meeting
Jeudi 7 novembre 2019
9h30 – 12h30
Rencontres professionnelles de photographie organisées par le ministère de la Culture et le Jeu de Paume, en partenariat avec Paris Photo.

Le Curators’ meeting s’adresse aux institutions et commissaires souhaitant présenter à un public professionnel un projet inédit d’exposition en lien avec l’image et/ou la photographie. Cette rencontre vise à encourager la production ou la coproduction des projets présentés. Le projet peut être porté par une institution ou une structure culturelle, un collectif ou un commissaire d’exposition indépendant.

Une dizaine de projets seront sélectionnés par le ministère de la Culture, le Jeu de Paume et Paris Photo. Chaque projet d’exposition donnera lieu à une présentation brève (10 minutes) en anglais ou en français par son organisateur.

https://jeudepaume.typeform.com/to/OmlB8n?fbclid=IwAR2s34QKlFsRZsqe2mRGN9UOIpvc9jdwNCl6CZi_zu2RhMRSMipqZNqbMr4

Date limite de dépôt des projets : 4 octobre 2019

Si vous souhaitez assister à la présentation des projets, confirmez votre inscription en envoyant un mail à l’adresse : curatorsmeeting@jeudepaume.org

Si vous avez des questions nous vous remercions d’écrire à curatorsmeeting@jeudepaume.org

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Professional meetings organized by the French ministry of Culture and the Jeu de Paume, in partnership with Paris Photo.

The “Curators’ meeting” applies to institutions and curators wishing to present to a professional public an innovative exhibition project in connexion with the “image” or photography. This meeting aims at encouraging the production or coproduction of projects. The project can be driven by an institution or a cultural organization, a collective or an independent curator.

A dozen projects will be selected by the French Ministry of Culture, the Jeu de Paume and Paris Photo. Each exhibition project should go along with a brief presentation (approx. 10 minutes) in French ou in English.
APPLY HERE:

https://jeudepaume.typeform.com/to/OmlB8n?fbclid=IwAR2s34QKlFsRZsqe2mRGN9UOIpvc9jdwNCl6CZi_zu2RhMRSMipqZNqbMr4

Deadline for applying: October, 4th, 2019

If you wish to attend the presentation of the projects, please confirm your submission by sending an email to curatorsmeeting@jeudepaume.org

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to send an email to curatorsmeeting@jeudepaume.org

 

Exhibition Call. Demographic Changes. Deadline: Oct. 30, 2019

Call for Art Exhibition in Berlin. Curator Dorit Jordan Dotan
The triangle between cultural conquest, assimilation and integration

Demographic changes affect global and local politics, economies, urban affairs and day to day life.

For some of those who were lucky to be born in a stable, strong, democratic country, it is hard to accept those changes. It creates fear of job loss and the changing of familiar local culture.  Immigrants or refugees face changes adapting to social behavior codes. History forewarns what can happen when hate, fear and a sense of threat grows among and between people coming from different cultures, who now share space.

Making peace within oneself – coexisting with oneself and others – can be achieved in many ways. Art can create a safe, public place to express and explore these clashes of culture.

Does acceptance of those different from us always result in complete assimilation?

Is cultural conquest inevitable?

Is integration the goal, or the compromise?

How do we go from tolerating to tolerance?

Exhibition about Demographic Changes, will take place in Berlin, Germany. The curator will open her artist residency project with a group exhibition from the USA and the EU. The exhibition will be on view in early 2020, located at the Institut für Alles Mögliche Studio/Storefront Gallery in Berlin, Germany.

Opening Event and Gallery Talk:  to be announced.

Selected artists from the USA will ship their work to the USA, which must include a prepaid return shipping label.

Selected artists from the EU will ship or deliver to Berlin, Germany, which must  include a prepaid return shipping label.

Subjects may include but are not limited to :

  • I am an Immigrant

  • Mixed Marriage

  • Cultural Differences

  • Demographic Changes

  • The Immigrant’s Suitcase

  • Ethnic Clothing and Appearance

  • Acceptance

Please submit up to 3 images, 72 DPI.

Longest side no more than 1000 Pixels. Max file size: 5MB.

Media:  Paintings and Drawings, Photography, Digital art, Mixed media, Printmaking, Comics. * Video Art – Berlin artists only.

Final art must not exceed 18″ on the longest side.

Work on paper/canvas/textile and un-framed only.

Entry Deadline: 30 October, 2019

Artists will be notified by November, 20, 2019.

USA: Accepted works must arrive in the US by January 5 -7,  2020.

EU: Accepted works must arrive in Berlin by February 4 -6, 2020.

Work will be returned in May 2020. No insurance will be provided.

  • Application fee is $30 for up to three images of work

  • Artist statement up to 150 words

  • Short bio and link to website/portfolio

  • Image info needed: Title / Medium / Size / Year

Link: www.doritjordan.com/call-for-art

Exclusive for subscribers of the Curator Ship: A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the full entry fee; please send an email to request a fee of $15: fan.omanut@gmail.com

PhotoTWENS 2019 Call. Deadline: May 26, 2019

Following the ever-increasing success of the previous editions, UNEXPOSED, the platform for photography, with the support of the city of Leuven, will be hosting the seventh edition of the PhotoTWENS photography exhibition at the Romaanse Poort Cultural Centre from 5 September up to and including 22 September 2019.

For the edition PhotoTWENS 2019 we are looking for photographic work by photographers from the age of 20 and under the age of 30 years. More specifically, we are interested in coherent series of between 3 and 5 photographs on a theme of your choice.

If you would like to take part in this selection process, kindly send your digital portfolio to info@unexposed.eu by 26 May 2019 at the latest.

An independent jury will make a selection from the photo series submitted.

For your convenience, you can find the conditions for participation, including the application form which must be completed in full in the following document.

NextGen 6.0 Call. Deadline: May 10, 2019

NextGen 6.0 is calling all DMV aspiring artists. 
VisArts welcomes artists ages 17 – 27 in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area to submit their application for NextGen 6.0, our sixth exhibition in our Kaplan Gallery from June 12 – July 21, 2019. NextGen 6.0 is an opportunity for aspiring artists with little to no experience exhibiting their work in a professional gallery.
VisArts is a non-profit organization whose mission is to transform individuals and communities through the visual arts. VisArts provides children, teens and adults with opportunities to express their creativity and enhance their awareness of the arts.

Online applications are due by May 10, 2019, 11:59 pm at visartscenter.org/call-for-entries. Please keep in mind that submission does not guarantee acceptance. Applicants should have little or no experience exhibiting in a professional gallery. Previous NextGen participants are ineligible. Previous NextGen applicants who were not selected may re-apply for this year’s exhibition.

After reviewing all works, selected artists will be notified by May 17.
All submissions will be juried by professional artists and curators (names to be announced).
Keep in mind that if accepted into the exhibition, you will be expected to drop off accepted artwork to the gallery on Tuesday, May 28, anytime between 10AM- 6PM.  Artwork will not be accepted before or after these available dates and times. 
Application Deadline: Friday, May 10, 2019, 11:59 PM

This year the jurors are:

Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell- Head of Public Programs, Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery

Lou Joseph-Visual Arts Specialist at the Baltimore Office for Promotion & The Arts, and  the director of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Baltimore

Website Link: https://visarts.submittable.com/submit/130867/nextgen-6-0

EMBARRAT – Festival. Deadline: Mar. 10, 2019

OPEN CALL

The modernist buildings that house the Trepat Museum in Tàrrega, origin of the social and industrial transformation of the lands of Lleida, will be the venue of the third iteration of EMBARRAT – Festival of Contemporary Creation. The main objectives of this event are to disseminate throughout society the concept of art and thought as critical and engaged attitudes, and to incentivize artistic creation and promote cultural heritage.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The call is open to individual artists or artist groups.
All participants must be adults, but may be of any nationality.
Residents outside the European Union may participate only with audiovisual works.

The works must touch on the proposed theme: “The progress”.
Submissions can consist in artworks of any discipline: video art, performance, photography, audio, installations, illustration, etc.
Participants may submit one work, or a set of works under a single title.

It is the curator’s responsibility to make the final selection of projects and artists and to determine the appropriate exhibition space for each artwork.
In addition to the artistic criteria, the curator will consider the conceptual rigor of each project, its adjustability to the proposed topic (disused) and the feasibility of adapting the artistic proposal to Museu Trepat’s exhibiting spaces.
The artists will assume the cost of the work production.
The festival will assume shipping costs.

DATES

Deadline: March 10th, 2019

Date: From May 24th to 28th, 2019

Cost: free

Age limit: none

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