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Grand Prix Images Vevey and Book Award. Deadline: Feb. 28, 2019

Over CHF 50,000 in creation-support grants and the opportunity to be exhibited at the next Festival Images Vevey in 2020!

Professional artists and photographers, as well as those in training, have until February 28th, to participate to the Grand Prix Images Vevey and the Images Vevey Book Award 2019/2020.

The Grand Prix Images Vevey is a creation-support grant for photography projects. The award, worth some CHF 40,000 (approx. EUR 35,000), enables one artist to develop an original project over a year that will be presented at the next Festival Images Vevey 2020. The grant represents unique support for contemporary creation, with complete freedom of choice over subject and genre

The Images Vevey Book Award is a grant worth CHF 10,000 (approx. EUR 9,000) that supports the creation of a book project which showcases an optimal and original balance between publication format and photographic content. It provides a financial contribution that aims to encourage artists to take risks and to innovate, in order for them to develop a suitable and sophisticated publication format for their photography project.

 

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Plus de 50'000 CHF de bourses d'aide à la création et la possibilité d’exposer au prochain Festival Images Vevey en 2020!

Artistes et photographes professionels ou en formation ont jusqu'au 28 février pour participer au Grand Prix Images Vevey et au Prix du Livre Images Vevey 2019/2020.

Grand Prix Images Vevey Jury

L’artiste indienne de renommée internationale Dayanita Singh présidera le jury du Grand Prix Images Vevey 2019/2020, composé d'Emma Bowkett, directrice de la photographie, Financial Times FT Weekend Magazine; de Lesley A. Martin, directrice artistique, Fondation Aperture; de Christoph Wiesner, directeur artistique, Paris Photo et de Francesco Zanot, commissaire d'exposition indépendant.

Ce jury de professionnels de l’image se réunira à Vevey du 3 au 5 mai 2019 pour examiner les projets soumis dans le cadre du Grand Prix Images Vevey et du Prix du Livre Images Vevey.

Grand Prix Images Vevey

Le Grand Prix Images Vevey est une bourse d’aide à la création photographique. Ce prix de quelques CHF 40'000 (env. € 35'000) permet à un artiste de développer un projet inédit en un an pour ensuite le présenter au Festival Images Vevey 2020. Ce concours représente un soutien unique à la création contemporaine avec une liberté de choix du sujet comme du genre.

Images Vevey Book Award

Le Prix du Livre Images Vevey est un soutien de CHF 10'000.- (env. € 9'000) à un projet éditorial proposant une adéquation optimale et surprenante entre la forme de la publication et le contenu photographique. Il vise à apporter un complément financier incitant l’artiste à prendre des risques et à innover afin de donner à son projet photographique la forme éditoriale la plus aboutie et la plus adéquate possible.

 

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Art Photo Bcn Fair. Call for Submissions. Deadline: Mar. 28, 2019

Art Photo Bcn

VI Edition, 3-5th of may 2019
Arts Santa Mònica – Barcelona

 

ART PHOTO BCN IS WAITING FOR YOUR PROPOSAL!

 

We would like to kindly remind you that we are slowly approaching the application deadline for Art Photo Bcn 2019, the Photography Festival that includes a Photo Fair for the activation of the artistic circuit and the incursion of new creative values, bringing the works of new authors closer to the general and specialized public.

Our goal is to approach professional and amateur people the work of emerging photographers and the cultural agents that represent them. Towards this point we develope all the activities of the 6th Edition of Art Photo Bcn from May 3 to 5, 2019 in Arts Santa Mònica, one of the best locations of the city at the beginning of La Rambla. This new location allows us to grow as an event, consolidate in the city as well as ensure the influx of national and international public.

We believe in the relevance of photography in the contemporary artistic production, that’s why we focus all ours activities on this. Often, the majority of projects and works that have internacional significance, haven’t the platform’s support, as have reported lots of emerging photographer. With our multifaceted event, we want to get the people involved in contemporary photography, making this festival a model and hoping that could become a point of inflection in artists’s careers and be useful to canalize their projects. Our event support the emerging creatives and try to be a showcase for the next works.

Come to join the VI edition

The call for exhibitors is open for physical and online galleries, managers and curators as well as institutions and exhibition halls that propose a project based on current photography. From September to March 28, the projects received by the selection committee are studied. Registration is done through the online form by registering a maximum of 3 authors per exhibitor and with a registration fee of 200€, which will be deducted from the both price. In the case of not being selected, this amount will be refunded.

Selected exhibitors have to pay a price of 1,200€ + VAT per both (may present a maximum of 3 artists). The payment of the both must be made before April 10, 2018. The space will be structured to accommodate a maximum of 20 exhibitors with boths of 9 linear meters. In the price is included lighting, 20 VIP passes and the double page at the catalog.

During the fair, we offer guided tours for collectors and institutions in our VIP plan. We have the support of Fundación Foto Colectania, Soho House Barcelona and the MACBA to create the VIP program, as well as a department specifically formed to attract this potential buyer. There is also a special program for the media and blogs invited during the event maximizing the visibility of all exhibitors.

Our fair format allows exhibitors to risk and publicize their new values ​​in a space created expressly for this purpose. For this sixth edition we put special emphasis on attracting foreign collectors who have special interest in the acquisition of works by new authors.

Growing as a specialized fair. We intend to grow in the number of exhibitors, from the 12 of the last edition to 20. Creating online activity throughout the year for greater visibility of our participants. We propose a constant online presence for our exhibitors through our new website and in social media of the contents that are developed during the year. Creating community through photography.

What are you waiting for? The application is open until the 28th of march.

APPLICATION FORM


ART PHOTO BCN es un Festival de Fotografía que incluye una sección de Feria para la activación del circuito artístico y la incursión de nuevos valores creativos acercando al público general y especializado las obras de nuevos autores y autoras. Nuestro objetivo es dar a conocer y afianzar el trabajo de fotógrafos emergentes y los agentes culturales que los representan. Hacia este punto señalan todas las actividades que desarrollaremos dentro de la VI Edición de Art Photo Bcn del 3 al 5 de mayo de 2019 en Arts Santa Mònica, uno de los espacios mejor situados de la ciudad en el inicio de La Rambla. Esta nueva ubicación nos permite crecer como evento, consolidarnos en la ciudad así como asegurar la afluencia de público nacional e internacional.

Centramos toda la actividad a la fotografía actual para demostrar la importancia de este medio en la producción artística del momento. Con el formato fresco de una feria de fotografía emergente proponemos un evento especializado que se acerque al público general piezas de creadores emergentes, esperando que sea un punto de inflexión en la carrera de estos creadores y que sirva para dar a conocer y canalizar su trabajo dentro del circuito internacional. Apoyamos el trabajo de los creadores del futuro y servimos de escaparate para sus proyectos presentes.

Dossier Expositores

Ven a participar en la VI edición

La convocatoria para expositores está abierta para galerías físicas y online, gestores y comisarios así como instituciones y salas de exposiciones que propongan un proyecto fundamentado en la fotografía actual. Desde septiembre hasta el 28 de marzo, se estudian los proyectos recibidos por parte del comité de selección.

La inscripción se realiza a través del formulario online inscribiendo un máximo de 3 autores por expositor y con un coste de inscripción de 200€ que se descontará del precio del stand. En el caso de no ser seleccionado se reembolsará este importe. Los expositores seleccionados deben pagar un precio por stand de 1.200 € + IVA (pudiendo presentar un máximo de 3 artistas). El pago del stand debe realizarse antes del 10 de abril de 2018. Se estructurará el espacio para acoger un máximo de 20 expositores con stands de 9 metros lineales. Se incluye la iluminación, 20 pases VIP y la inclusión en el catálogo a doble página.

Durante la feria se realizan una serie de visitas guiadas para coleccionistas e instituciones. Contamos con el apoyo de la Fundación Foto Colectania, Soho House Barcelona y Fundació MACBA para confeccionar el programa VIP, así como un departamento expresamente formado para atraer este público potencial comprador. También se realiza un programa especial para los medios y blogs invitados durante el evento maximizando la visibilidad de todos los asistentes.

Nuestro formato de feria permite a los expositores arriesgar y dar a conocer sus nuevos valores en un espacio creado expresamente con este objetivo. Para esta sexta edición ponemos especial énfasis en atraer coleccionistas extranjeros que tengan especial interés en la adquisición de obra de nuevos autores.

El montaje de los stands tendrá lugar el jueves 2 de mayo de 9 a 21h, pudiendo hacer la entrada de obras en días previos si se necesitase siempre que este envío se coordine con la organización. A la entrada se entregará un welcome pack a los participantes con 4 pases de expositor, 20 invitaciones, impresos de salida de obra, así como 4 catálogos. Se pondrá a disposición de los expositores un espacio para guardar embalajes y materiales diversos. También podrán tener acceso a un datáfono para el cobro con tarjeta a un porcentaje del 5%. El desmontaje se realizará el domingo 6 de mayo de 20 a 22h pudiendo seguir el lunes 7 de mayo de 9 a 15h.

Cada edición hemos ido creciendo en número de expositores y visitantes, un crecimiento reducido pero constante sin dejar de ser el evento de escala humana que pretendemos ser. Un total de 1.600 personas visitaron la feria de Art Photo Bcn en su quinta edición. La entrada tiene un precio de venta de 3€. Los invitados VIP tienen, además de la visita comentada, un catálogo de obsequio.

Creciendo como Feria especializada. Pretendemos crecer en el número de expositores, de los 12 de la pasada edición a 20, crecimiento que nos permite nuestra nueva ubicación en el Arts Santa Mònica, en pleno corazón de La Rambla. Creando actividad online todo el año para una mayor visibilidad de nuestros participantes. Proponemos una constante presencia online para nuestros expositores a través de nuestra nueva web y el posterior seguimiento y difusión en redes sociales de los contenidos que vayan desarrollando durante el año. Creando comunidad a través de la fotografía.


ART PHOTO BCN és un Festival de Fotografia que inclou una de Fira per a l’activació del circuit artístic i la incursió de nous valors creatius acostant al públic general i especialitzat les obres de nous autors i autores. El nostre objectiu és donar a conèixer i refermar la feina de fotògrafs emergents i els agents culturals que els representen. Cap a aquest punt assenyalen totes les activitats que desenvoluparem dins de la VI Edició d´Art Photo Bcn del 3 al 5 de maig de 2019 a l´Arts Santa Mònica, un dels espais millor situats de la ciutat al naixement de La Rambla. Aquesta nova ubicació ens permet creixer com esdeveniment, consolidar-nos a la ciutat així com assegurar l´afluència de públic nacional i internacional.

Centrem tota l’activitat a la fotografia actual per demostrar la importància d’aquest mitjà en la producció artística del moment. Amb el format fresc d’una fira de fotografia emergent proposem un esdeveniment especialitzat que s’acosti al públic general peces de creadors emergents, esperant que sigui un punt d’inflexió en la carrera d’aquests creadors i que serveixi per donar a conèixer i canalitzar el seu treball dins del circuit internacional. Donem suport al treball dels creadors del futur i servim d’aparador per als seus projectes presents.

Vine a participar a la VI edició

La convocatòria per a expositors està oberta per galeries físiques i online, gestors i comissaris així com institucions i sales d’exposicions que proposin un projecte fonamentat en la fotografia actual. Des de setembre fins al 28 de març, s’estudien els projectes rebuts per part del comitè de selecció. La inscripció es realitza a través del formulari online inscrivint un màxim de 3 autors per expositor i amb un cost d’inscripció de 200 € que es descomptarà del preu de l’estand. En el cas de no ser seleccionat es reemborsarà aquest import.

Els expositors seleccionats han de pagar un preu per estand de 1.200 € + IVA (podent presentar un màxim de 3 artistes). El pagament de l’estand s’ha de fer abans del 10 d’abril de 2018. S’estructurarà l’espai per acollir un màxim de 20 expositors amb estands de 9 metres lineals. S’inclou la il·luminació, 20 passis VIP i la inclusió en el catàleg a doble pàgina.

Durant la fira es realitzen una sèrie de visites guiades per a col·leccionistes i institucions. Comptem amb el suport de la Fundació Foto Colectania, Soho House Barcelona i Fundació MACBA per confeccionar el programa VIP, així com un departament expressament format per atreure aquest públic potencial comprador. També es realitza un programa especial per als mitjans i blogs convidats durant l’esdeveniment maximitzant la visibilitat de tots els assistents.

El nostre format de fira permet als expositors arriscar i donar a conèixer els seus nous valors en un espai creat expressament amb aquest objectiu. Per aquesta sisena edició posem especial èmfasi en atreure col·leccionistes estrangers que tinguin especial interès en l’adquisició d’obra de nous autors.

El muntatge dels estands tindrà lloc el dijous 2 de maig de 9 a 21h, podent fer l’entrada d’obres en dies previs si es necessités sempre que aquesta tramesa es coordini amb l’organització. A l’entrada es lliurarà un welcome pack als participants amb 4 passis d’expositor, 20 invitacions, impresos de sortida d’obra, així com 4 catàlegs. Es posarà a disposició dels expositors un espai per guardar embalatges i materials diversos. També podran tenir accés a un datàfon pel cobrament amb targeta a un percentatge del 5%. El desmuntatge es realitzarà el diumenge 6 de maig de 20 a 22h podent seguir el dilluns 7 de maig de 9 a 15h.

A cada edició hem anat creixent en nombre d’expositors i visitants, un creixement reduït però constant sense deixar de ser l’esdeveniment d’escala humana que pretenem ser. Un total de 1.600 persones van visitar la fira de Art Photo Bcn en la seva cinquena edició. L’entrada té un preu de venda de 3 €. Els convidats VIP tenen, a més de la visita comentada presentant als expositors,, un catàleg d’obsequi.

Creixent com Fira especialitzada. Pretenem créixer en el nombre d’expositors, dels 12 de la passada edició a 20, objectiu possible gràcies a la nostra nova ubicació al Arts Santa Mònica. Creant activitat online tot l’any per a una major visibilitat. Proposem una constant presència online per als nostres expositors mitjançant la nostra nova web i el posterior seguiment i difusió en xarxes socials dels continguts que vagin desenvolupant durant l’any. Creant comunitat a través de la fotografia.

Inscripció

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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PARALLEL OPEN CALL. DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2019

RULES OF ENTRY

This call aims to select 30 new artists and 6 new curators working with photography who will participate in the PARALLEL Platform 3rd Cycle, occurring between September 2019 and November 2020. 

Those selected will be taking part in an innovative creative process, from the very beginning to the moment of the exhibition, together with 36 other new curators and artists. The jurors are looking for new curators who satisfy the following criteria:

– are in the early stages of their career; 

– show significant artistic potential; 

– have an artistic engaged with contemporary discourse; 

– haven’t yet attained international recognition;

– have had NO MORE than 3 individual exhibitions in a museum/gallery/festival (ARTISTS);

– have had NO MORE than 6 collective exhibitions in a museum/gallery/festival (ARTISTS);

– have curated NO MORE than 3 exhibitions in a museum/gallery/festival (CURATORS).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The call is open internationally to new artists and new curators of all ages working with photography. The selection will take into account gender balance and overall diversity. There’s no compulsory theme, all work is appreciated.

PARALLEL working language is English; therefore all applicants must understand, speak, read and write in English.

DATES

Deadline: March 31st, 2019

Cost: 20€

Age limit: all ages

 

more info

 

DOCTORAL STUDIES at Anton Bruckner University

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

In 2018/19 the Anton Bruckner Private University (ABPU) in Linz Austria has launched two doctoral programmes: an artistic doctoral programme and an academic doctoral programme. We currently invite applications for both programmes.

Doctoral candidates at ABPU will receive supervision from leading international experts active in their fields, and have access to dance studios, the computer-music laboratory Sonic Lab, a modern recording studio, and concert halls for the most diverse requirements. They will profit from the lively artistic and research environment of the university in the central-European city of Linz with its four universities and the Ars Electronica Centre.

From the outset and continuing throughout the programme of study, our doctoral candidates will be offered a broad professional network through our cooperation with three renowned Austrian universities for co-supervision: the Paris Lodron University, Salzburg; the University of Art and Design, Linz; and the University for Music and the Performing Arts, Vienna.

 

Normal period of study: 6 semesters

Application deadline: March 8th, 2019.

CONTACT: barbara.lueneburg@bruckneruni.at

 

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The Portfolio Reviews 2019 List

The Portfolio Reviews 2019 List:

It’s here: the 2019 Update of our all-time classic List of PF Reviews. We have compiled this list for all of you who might interested in showing your work to qualified professionals around the world!

Entries are shorted by date and simplified for a practical use. For more info, go to their respective websites.

If you know of any other ones we should add, let us know 🙂

EXPOSURE Portfolio Review (July, USA)

DUESSELDORF Photo Weekend (March, Germany)

ASMPNY FINE ART Portfolio Review (March, USA)

PHOTO ALLIANCE Portfolio Review (March, USA)

FORMAT Portfolio Review (March, UK)

DENVER MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY Portfolio Review (April, USA)

FOTOGRAFIA EUROPEA REGGIO EMILIA Portfolio Review (April, Italy)

ART PHOTO BARCELONA Portfolio Review (May, Spain)

PALM SPRINGS Portfolio Review (April, USA)

CONTACT Portfolio Review (April, Canada)

PHOTOIRELAND’s Critical Practice Reviews (March, Ireland)

DESCUBRIMIENTOS PHOTO ESPAÑA Portfolio Review (May, Spain)

OFFSPRING PHOTO MEET Portfolio Review (May, UK)

GRAND PRIX FOTOFESTIWAL (June, Poland)

THE ATHENS PHOTO FESTIVAL Portfolio Reviews (June, Athens)

VOIES OFF PORTFOLIOS REVIEWS (July, France)

PHOTO FOLIO REVIEW Arles Portfolio Review (July, France)

OBSCURA FESTIVAL Portfolio Review (August, Malaysia)

LANDSKRONA PHOTO FESTIVAL Portfolio Review (September, Sweden)

FILTER FESTIVAL Portfolio Review (September, USA)

ENCONTROS DA IMAGEN. Portfolio Review (September, Portugal)

CENTER REVIEW SANTA FE Portfolio Review (October, Mexico)

THE EYES ON Portfolio Review (November, Slovakia)

PHOTO NOLA Portfolio Review (December, USA)

PORTFOLIO DIALOGUE (Online)

LA NOBLE Portfolio review (Online)


Name: EXPOSURE Portfolio Review

Organizer: Los Angeles Center of Photography

Date & Place: February 10, 1-5 pm, 2019. Gallery Hall Taylor Familiy Library, University of Calgary.

Application Deadline: Not published yet.

Profiles of Reviewers: publishers, exhibition curators, museum directors, agency chiefs, gallerists, collectors, critics, press art directors and others

Registration Fee: 60$

Number of reviews: 4.

Price / Review Ratio: Not published.

Web: Portfolio review 2019

Email:exposurefotofest@gmail.com

Presentation Text: Exposure’s Portfolio Review offers participating photographers the opportunity to present their work to influential members of the photographic community. Whether you are showing a completed body of photographic work or you are seeking feedback on work in progress, meetings with these photography professionals will provide you with advice, guidance, and networking opportunities. Photographers share their work with reviewers in  twenty-minute one-on-one meetings. Each participating photographer will receive at least four meetings with reviewers, assigned by lottery. Reviewer preference forms will be emailed to participants when they have registered for the event. An informal reception for participants will be held at the conclusion of the reviews. The 2019 Portfolio Review is presented in partnership with The Nickel Galleries, University of Calgary.


Name: DUESSELDORF Photo Weekend

Organizer: NRW-Forum Düsseldorf

Date & Place:  In March 2019. Düsseldorf, Germany

Profiles of Reviewers: Publishers, photo editors, photography agents, gallery directors, photography critics, advertising agency creatives, magazine editors and museum directors from the US.

Registration Fee: TBA

Application Deadline:

Web: www.portfolio-review.de

Presentation Text: The Portfolio Review aims to give the participants the opportunity to showcase their work in a format that lies between a review and an artist talk. During the event the images are screened with a projector. After the presentations the jurors engage in dialogues with the artists, and possibly initiate future collaborations. The Portfolio Review is a two day event. On the first day the public presentations and discussions take place, on the second day the artists and judges have the opportunity to continue the discussions from the day before in one-to-one reviews.


Name: ASMPNY FINE ART Portfolio Review

Organizer: American Society of Media Photographers New York (ASMPNY)

Date and place: Not published yet. Last year March. The Center, 208 W 13th Street, New York, NY. 

Profiles of Reviewers: influential members of New York’s photography/arts community: gallerists, curators, collectors, publishers and dealers.

Registration Fee: Registration is required and places fill up quickly. There will be a wait list. Register .

Number of reviews:  Last year 5 to 8 reviewers (10 min. each)

Price / Review Ratio: Last year Free for all members

Email: asmpny.fineart@gmail.com

Web: http://asmpny.org/

Presentation Text: Fine Art Photographers, it’s time to make the connections and get the feedback you’ve been looking for to move your career forward. Don’t miss this opportunity to get real feedback on your work from art-world professionals! Recent participating organizations have included: the International Center of Photography, Aperture, and New York Foundation for the Arts; galleries have included Flowers, Howard Greenberg, Steven Kasher, Yossi Milo, and Yancey Richardson; and individual reviewers have included Elizabeth Avedon, Julie Grahame, and Mary Virginia Swanson.


Name:PHOTO ALLIANCE Portfolio Review

Organizer: PhotoAlliance /Lens Culture

Date & Place: March 15-17, 2019. San Francisco Art Institute.

Application Begin: December, 3rd 2018. (no deadline announced, early applications are highly encouraged!)

Profiles of Reviewers: Top photography editors, publishers, curators, gallerists, and educators   

Registration Fee: Review fee is $695.00 for 10 review sessions. Initial fee upon registration now via this application: $95.00. Remaining $600 will be due by February 1st 2019, details to follow.

Web: PhotoAlliance.org

Email: PHOTO@PHOTOALLIANCE.ORG or call: 415.425.5608

Presentation Text: This event brings together top photography editors, publishers, curators, gallerists, and educators representing small, mid-sized, and major venues from around the U.S. and abroad to meet with engaged photographers, review their portfolios, encourage their careers and exchange opportunities.


Name: FORMAT Portfolio Review

Organizer: Format International Photography Festival

Date & Place: Saturday 16th March, 2019. Derby College in Derby, UK.

Application Deadline:

Profiles of Reviewers: Curators and directors, art dealers, publishers and photo editors are brought together for two days during CONTACT to review portfolios of established and emerging artists, with a focus on documentary, photojournalism or photo-based art practices.

Registration Fee: 4 reviews – £160, 6 reviews – £210, 8 reviews – £260 in 2019.

Number of reviews: You can choose from either 4, 6 or 8 reviews (there are maximum 8 reviews in one day – only select 8 in 2019.

Web: http://www.formatfestival.com/portfolio-reviews

Email: sebahc@derbyquad.co.uk

Presentation Text: Established in 2004. Today it is one of the UK’s leading international contemporary festivals of photography and related media. FORMAT organises a year round programme of international commissions, open calls, residencies, conferences and collaborations in the UK and Internationally. The 2013 festival welcomed over 100,000 visitors from all over the world.

FORMAT is focused on developing opportunities for audiences to see, debate, develop, contribute and participate in the best of what photography is and can be, with comprehensive professional practice programmes and a yearly International Photography Portfolio Review.

FORMAT is curated by Louise Clements, QUAD & FORMAT Artistic Director, and organised by QUAD in partnership with: Derby City Council, University of Derby & Derby Museums.


Name: DENVER MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY Portfolio Review 

Organizer: Colorado Photographic Art Center has partnered with MoP founder Mark Sink

Date & Place: March 23 & 24 , 2019 / THE CURTIS HOTEL, 1405 CURTIS ST., DENVER.

Profiles of Reviewers: Publishers, photo editors, photography agents, gallery directors, photography critics, advertising agency creatives, magazine editors and museum directors from the US.

Registration Fee: $352 (8 reviews), $528 (12 reviews) and $704 (16 reviews).

Each review session lasts for 20 minutes, and artists may choose 8, 12, or 16 sessions over the two-day event.

Number of reviews: 8,12 or 16.

Price / Review Ratio:  $42 – 44.

Web: http://www.mopdenver.com/about/

Email: mop@cpacphoto.org

Presentation Text: MoP – Month of Photography Denver is a biennial celebration of fine art photography with hundreds of collaborative public events throughout Denver and the region March and April 2017. We are joining multiple museums galleries and schools surrounding fine art photography creating an exciting artistic and educational event for the city of Denver and the region.


Name: FOTOGRAFIA EUROPEA REGGIO EMILIA Portfolio Review 2018

Organizer: Un progetto di Fondazione Palazzo Magnani e Comune di Reggio Emilia

Date & Place: Apr, 2019, Biblioteca Panizzi, Reggio Emilia RE, Italia

Application Deadline: December 3rd, 2018.

(Registration period has closed)

Number of Participants: 16

Registration Fee: Each review costs 35 €. Each participant can participate in one or more reviews, the cost of the reviews will be cumulative: 2 readings € 70, 3 readings € 105 and so on.

Number of reviews: Acumulative

Price / Review Ratio: 35€

Email: info@fotosuperstudio.it

Webwww.fotografiaeuropea.it

Presentation Text:  At the end of Sunday, May 7 sessions, at 1.30pm,  the present reviewers, at their sole discretion, will announce the 3 best portfolio, which will be published on Fotografia Europea website.

In addition, the winner will be awarded with the print of his own photographs (printing approximately 25 fine art photographs on Canson paper, size 30 x 45, thanks to Foto Superstudio) and expose them, in 2018, at VisionQuesT contemporary photography gallery in Genoa, Maria Livia Brunelli home gallery di Ferrara and MIA Photo Fair in Milan.


Name: ART PHOTO BARCELONA  Emerging photography Festival _Portfolio Review

Organizer: Art Deal project

Date and place: May 3 – 5, 2018. Barcelona, Spain

Application Deadline: March 28th, 2019.

Profiles of Reviewers: university teachers, curators, consecrated artists, gallery directors, cultural managers, museum and foundation directors.

Registration Fee: 35 €

Email: fotografos@artphotobcn.com

Web: www.artphotobcn.com

Presentation Text: ART PHOTO BCN is a Festival and a Fair of Photography specialized in the activation of the artistic circuit and the incursion of new creative values bringing over to the general and specialized public the works and projects of new artists.


Name: PALM SPRINGS Portfolio Review

Organizer: Palm Springs Photo Festival

Date & Place: May 5 – May 10, 2019. Palm Springs, California, USA

Application Deadline: April 20th, 2019.

Profiles of Reviewers: Publishers, photo editors, photography agents, gallery directors, photography critics, advertising agency creatives, magazine editors and museum directors from the US.

Registration Fee: Prices are $480 for 6 reviews.

Web: www.palmspringsphotofestival.com

Email: information@palmspringsphotofestival.com

Presentation Text: The Palm Springs Photo Festival Connect 2018 offers the opportunity for professional, emerging professional & serious advanced amateur photographers to study with legendary photographers, show portfolios in our celebrated portfolio review program, check out the latest gear, attend cutting-edge seminars, symposiums, networking events and enjoy evening presentations by world famous image-makers. The inevitable relationships that are made or renewed at PSPF can oftentimes be transformative.


Name: CONTACT Portfolio Review

Organizer: Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Date & Place: Not published yet. (Last year: May 7 & 8, 2018). Toronto, Canada

Application Deadline: Not published yet.

Profiles of Reviewers: Curators and directors, art dealers, publishers and photo editors are brought together for two days during CONTACT to review portfolios of established and emerging artists, with a focus on documentary, photojournalism or photo-based art practices.

Registration Fee: last year $200 for 4 reviews

Number of reviews: 4

Price / Review Ratio: last year $50 per review.

Web: www.scotiabankcontactphoto.com

Email: portfolioreviews@contactphoto.com

Presentation Text: CONTACT’s Portfolio Reviews provide an unparalleled opportunity for artists and photographers to meet with some of the most important professionals in the field of photography. The event is a platform for those with developed projects that are seeking opportunities for publishing and exhibiting nationally or internationally, as well as guidance on conceptual approaches or career development.

Each year, one artist will be awarded with a solo exhibition presented at the CONTACT Gallery. This award, chosen by a jury of international professionals in the field of photography, recognizes outstanding work presented at CONTACT’s Portfolio Reviews. The program was created to support and advance the careers of talented emerging photographers.


Name: PHOTOIRELAND’s Critical Practice Reviews

Organizer: PhotoIreland Festival

Date & Place: 1 May – 31 July, 2019, Dublin, Ireland.

Application Deadline: March 17, 2019.

Number of Participants: Until full, the jury will select 45 portfolios for review from all submitted work.

Profiles of Reviewers: International and Irish Curators, Magazine Editors, Gallery Owners, Festival Directors, publishers and other photography professionals.

Registration Fee: The fee per 1 hour session is €30 and artists are welcome to book no more than 4 sessions.

Number of reviews: 4 sessions

Price / Review Ratio: 7,5 Euros

Web: http://festival.photoireland.org

Email:info@photoireland.org

Presentation Text: Critical Practice Reviews (CPR) are group critiques in which 3 professionals listen, discuss and advise on the practice and development of 2 artists at a time. The sessions run for 1 hour, with 20 minutes presentations per photographer plus 10 minutes Q&A and feedback. A key component of these reviews is the approach, and the background of the experts.


Name: DESCUBRIMIENTOS PHOTO ESPAÑA Portfolio Review

Organizer: PHotoEspaña Festival. Madrid, Spain

Date & Place: June 3th and 4th, 2019. La Fabrica. Madrid, Spain.

Application Deadline: Tuesday April 9th, 2019.

Profiles of Reviewers: International photography and art curators, museum and festival people, publishers all over the world.

Registration Fee:  pre-registration 10 € plus 240 € registration

Number of reviews: 6

Email: descubrimientos@phe.es

Web: www.phe.es

Presentation Text: Descubrimientos PHE is the portfolio review of PHotoEspaña. Offering photographers  the opportunity to present their work to critics, curators and editors especialized in photography with the objetive of generating professional outlets for their work.

An independent jury will select seventy photographers to participate in the portfolio reviews. The jury will also determine a wait list in the event that there may be a cancelation. The portfolio of all of the selected participants will be included http://www.phe.es There is an inscription fee of 240 Euros for all participants.

Each photographer will have five appointments, each with a duration of twenty minutes. The appointments will be held over three days and are celebrated with strict punctuality. The reviews will be given in English or Spanish. The organization will do its best to arrange appointments with the reviewers preferred by each of the photographers. The organization will send each participant a personal schedule close to the dates, once we near the dates of the event.

The winner of the award may have participated in the portfolio review on previous occasions, but cannot have been recognized with this award in prior editions. PHotoEspaña will make public the jury´s results when the festival awards are announced. PHotoEspaña reserves the right to promote the winner´s name and images in printed and digital materials.


Name: OFFSPRING PHOTO MEET Portfolio Review

Organizer: PHOTO MEET

Date & Place: Not published yet, last year 8 & 9 June, 2018. SPACE HQ in London.

Application Deadline: Not published yet. (Last year: May, 2018)

Profiles of Reviewers: Curators and directors, art dealers, publishers and photo editors.

Registration Fee: Last year, £160 for 4 reviews or 8 reviews over the two days (4 on each day) for £200

Number of reviews: 4 or 8

Price / Review Ratio: £40/25 per review

Web: http://photomeet.org/portfolio-reviews/

Email: info@photomeet.org

Presentation Text: Offspring Photo Meet is run by some of London’s best picture editors and photographers and for a full weekend they will be there to help guide and direct you and your work in the right direction.

You will have 4 X 20-minute 1-2-1 portfolio reviews each day with someone who is well established in the industry. There will also be a photography talk each day which will give you valuable insight into certain areas of the industry. In between the portfolio reviews there will be areas where you can socialize with like minded people, make new contacts, read up on photography books and watch photography related projections.

You will also have a chance to meet picture editors and well established photographers within an informal setting, either during the day between talks and portfolio reviews or with a drink during the evening event.


Name: GRAND PRIX FOTOFESTIWAL

Organizer: FOTOFESTIWAL

Date & Place: June 13 -16 2019, Art_Inkubator in Fabryka Sztuki, Lódz, Poland

Application Deadline: December 2, 2018.

Profile of reviewers: numerous, international and significant assembly of curators, directors of photography festivals, critics, journalists, publishers of books and magazines, galleries owners and photographers with a rich artistic achievements.

Registration Fee: The registration fee is PLN 100 (≈25Euro, ≈35USD; the currency is converted automatically).

Email: 0portfolio@fotofestiwal.com

Web: Grand Prix Photo Festival 2019

Presentation Text: Grand Prix gives photographers an opportunity to present their works during Fotofestiwal. We award artists of exceptional personality and projects that present daring ideas. The submission is open and does not impose any restrictions related to topics, age or place. The jury consists of experts from the greatest photography media and institutions.


Name: THE ATHENS PHOTO FESTIVAL Portfolio Reviews

Organizer: Athens Photo Festival, International Festival of Contemporary Photography & Related Media

Date & Place: Last Year, July, 2018. Benaki Museum(Pireos St. Annexe) in Athens.

Application Deadline: Subbmition for 2019 will be open in November. (Last year: April, 2018)

Profiles of Reviewers: International experts in the field of photography. A total of 22 curators, editors, critics and festival’s directors from around the world.

Registration Fee: Registration fee for the selected photographers is €80 for eight 20-minute sessions with eight reviewers.

Number of reviews: Last year, 2018. 4, 6 or 8.

Price / Review Ratio: Last year 2018. 20, 18,3 or 17,5.

Web: http://www.photofestival.gr/portfolio-reviews

Presentation Text: The Athens Photo Festival’s Portfolio Reviews offer an opportunity for emerging artists and photographers to meet and network with internationally acclaimed experts. A total of 20 curators, editors, agency and festival directors and influential experts from different countries are brought together during the Athens Photo Festival to provide an opportunity for photographers and artists to receive advice on their work.

This year’s portfolio review programme will take place on Monday and Tuesday 13-14 June 2018 at the Benaki Museum (Pireos St. Annexe) in Athens. Participants can register for either 4, 6 or 8 one-to-one reviews. Each review session lasts for 20 minutes. Places are limited, so early application is highly encouraged.


Name: Voies Off Portfolios Reviews

Organizer: Voies Off Arles

Date & Place: July 1 to July 6, 2019. Arles, France.

Application Deadline: Not published yet.

Profiles of Reviewers: publishers, exhibition curators, museum directors, agency chiefs, gallerists, collectors, critics, press art directors and others

Number of reviews: Last year, 2018.limit of 2 meetings per day

Price / Review Ratio: Last Year, 2018. 4€ for meeting.

Web:http://voies-off.com/index.php/en/portfolio-reviews/photographers

Email:photofolio@rencontres-arles.com

Presentation Text: Voies Off offers personalized support to young photographers by organizing more than 1,100 portfolio reviews: individual meetings of 20-min between photographers and professionals of the contemporary photography.Art critics, publishers, galerists, iconographers, directors of festival, members of collectives, agencies… For the reviewers, it is one of the best way to prepare a future programming and to discover new talents : a lot of them are loooking for new collaborations.


Name: THE RENCONTRES D’ARLES Portfolio Review

Organizer: The Rencontres d’Arles

Date & Place: July 1-6, 2019. Arles, France

Application Deadline: Registrations 2019 will begin on May 15.

Profiles of Reviewers: publishers, exhibition curators, museum directors, agency chiefs, gallerists, collectors, critics, press art directors and others

Number of reviews: 5 – 20

Price / Review Ratio: 200€ for 5 reviews of 20 minutes each, 320€ for 10 reviews of 20 minutes each, 450€ for 15 reviews of 20 minutes each, 550€ for 20 reviews of 20 minutes each.

Web:Portfolio review 2019

Email:photofolio@rencontres-arles.com

Presentation Text: The Rencontres d’Arles Photo Folio Review enable participating photographers to present their work to renown international photography experts. They thus benefit from experts’ advice, and for some, obtain real exhibition and/or publication projects. The Rencontresd’Arles Photo Folio Review is open upon registration to all photographers whatever their photographic practice or image treatment technique.


Name: OBSCURA FESTIVAL Portfolio Review

Organizer: Obscura Festival

Date & Place: August 16th – 21st, 2019. George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Application Deadline: February 28th, 2019.

Registration Fee: TBD

Number of reviews: TBD

Price / Review Ratio: TBD

Web: http://www.obscurafestival.com

Email: info@obscurafestival.com

Presentation Text: Portfolio reviews are paid review sessions with some of the leading photographers, curators, editors and industry experts Asia and around the world. Portfolio reviews are instrumental in getting professional feedback on your work as well as networking with people who may be able to help you with your career development. Sign up for a review on the morning of the workshop to secure yourself a place. You will need at least two bodies of work either in print or on a portable device (laptop or tablet).


Name: LANDSKRONA PHOTO FESTIVAL Portfolio Review

Organizer: Landskrona Photo Festival

Date & Place: Not Published yet. Last year, 15-16 September, 2018. Landskrona, Sweden.

Application Deadline: Not published yet.

Number of Reviews: Last year 7

Profiles Reviewers: publishers, art historians, artistic directors, photographers, photo editors, curators, chief editors, photography professors, etc.

Registration Fee: Last year, 2018,2500 SKK (250 euros).

Price / Review Ratio: Last year 35,70 Euros

Web: http://www.landskronafoto.org/en/

Email: portfolioreview@lphoto.se

Presentation Text: A good way to spread your photography is to exhibit at photo festivals in different parts of the world. It is important for us that portfolio exhibitions can lead to something more for the participating photographers. This year too, we have therefore invited curators from international photo festivals. This year’s reviewers together select the »Best Portfolio« and the winner is offered the chance to be part of the official festival programme during the Festival in 2018.


Name: FILTER FESTIVAL Portfolio Review

Organizer: Filter PhotoFestival

Date & Place: September 19 – September 22, 2019, 2018. Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel , 163 East Walton Place , Chicago, Illinois.

Application Deadline: Registration for the 2019 Filter Photo Festival opens on May 1 for Filter Photo Members and May 15 for the general public.

Number of Reviews: 5, 8 or 12 portfolio reviews.

Profiles Reviewers: photo editors, curators, editors, etc.

Price / Review Ratio: Not published yet. (Last year:  $275 for 5, $375 for 8 and $525 for 12 (Student Pricing: $40 per individual review).

Web: http://filterphoto.org/filter-festival/

Email: portfolioreview@lphoto.se

Presentation Text: Participants sign up for twenty-minute face-to-face reviews and receive candid advice about their images, as well as information on getting their work exhibited and published. We are thrilled to have so many of our attendees walk away with connections that have led to exhibitions, publications, and the indispensable opportunity to network with their peers.

All Filter Photo Festival attendees receiving blocks of portfolio reviews are encouraged to sign up for our annual Portfolio Walk, where Filter VIPs will roam the room and the general public is invited to vote for their favorite portfolio for the 2017 Festival People’s Choice Award.


Name: ENCONTROS DA IMAGEN. Portfolio Review

Organizer: Festival Encontros da Imagen

Date & Place: Not published yet. Last year, September 2018. Braga, Portugal.

Application Deadline: TBA

Number of Reviews: 8

Profiles Reviewers: Commissioners, curators, art critics, gallery owners, expert editors, etc..

Registration fee: Last year, Pre-Registration: 25€, Registration 150€

Price / Review Ratio: 21,5€

Web: http://encontrosdaimagem.com

Email: emergentes@encontrosdaimagem.com

Presentation Text: The International Photography Award Emergentes dst is an initiative of Domingos da Silva Teixeira group, organized by Encontros da Imagem, with a prize money that will be granted to the best 2017 Contemporary Photography Portfolio.The Photography Prize Emergentes dst will be awarded aer the Portfolio Review which shall give photographers the opportunity to show their work to commissioners, gallery owners and expert editors, thus establishing solid foundations for the promotion of their work.


Name: CENTER REVIEW SANTA FE  Portfolio Review

Organizer: Center

Date & Place: October 17th – 20th, 2019. Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Application Deadline: January 29, 2019 & February 20, 2019.

Profiles of Reviewers:  curators, editors, publishers and gallerists

Fee: https:options here

Number of reviews: 9

Web: http://www.visitcenter.org

Email: eteller@visitcenter.org

Presentation Text: Review Santa Fe is the premier juried portfolio review event in the world. Considered one of the most important events for photographers who seek career advancement, Review Santa Fe is designed to facilitate relationships between photographers and leading industry professionals looking for new work.


Name: THE EYES ON Portfolio Review

The Eyes On Portfolio Review has been organised this year for the first time in collaboration with the Month of Photography Bratislava. The following editions of the Review will alternate annually between Vienna and Bratislava.
The next Portfolio Review will take place in November 2017 in Bratislava.

Organizer: Museumsquartier Wien

Date & Place: TBA November 2018. Bratislava, Slovakia

Application Deadline: Not published yet. Last year 2018. TBA October, 2017

Profiles of Reviewers: publishers, art historians, artistic directors, photographers, photo editors, curators, chief editors, photography professors, etc.

Registration Fee: Not published yet. 6 meetings 135€, 12 meetings 255€

Number of reviews: Last year, 6-12.

Price / Review Ratio: Last year, 22,5€

Web: Portfolio Review 2018

Presentation Text: The Eyes On Portfolio Review brings photographers and renowned experts together in one place to enable practitioners of artistic and documentary photography to discuss their work with curators, editors, gallery owners, and festival directors.


Name: PHOTO NOLA Portfolio Review

Organizer: New Orleans Photo Alliance in partnership with museums, galleries and alternative venues citywide.

Date & Place: Not published yet. Last year, December 2018. TBA, New Orleans, USA

Application Deadline:  Not published yet.

Profiles of Reviewers:  Twenty-minute face-to-face meetings with gallery owners, editors, publishers and museum curators from throughout the U.S. provide photographers with networking opportunities, critical advice, and guidance for bringing their work to a larger audience.

Registration Fee: TBA

Number of reviews: 30 / The registration fee will guarantee each participant 8 twenty-minute reviews over the two days

Price / Review Ratio: TBA

Web: https://photonola.org/

Registration / Email: registration via website / info@photonola.org

Presentation Text: PhotoNOLA is an annual festival of photography in New Orleans, coordinated by the New Orleans Photo Alliance in partnership with museums, galleries and alternative venues citywide. Showcasing work by photographers near and far, festival programming includes exhibitions, workshops, lectures, a portfolio review, gala and more. PhotoNOLA draws hundreds of photography professionals to the city to partake in a variety of educational programs, and reaches broadly into the local community with exhibitions and events that are largely free and open to the public.


Name:PORTFOLIO DIALOGUE

Organizer: PORTFOLIO DIALOGUE IVS

Date and place: Online via Skype. Portfolio Dialogue offers a new, in-depth approach to portfolio reviews with well-prepared reviewers and the possibility to reach out for feedback right when you need it.

Price / Review Ratio: 149€. 
The fee covers the reviewer’s preparation time and a 30-minute review on Skype.

Profiles of Reviewers: Curators, museum directors, publishers, magazine editors, artistic directors, fellow artists, etc.

Email: info@portfoliodialogue.com

Web: www.portfoliodialogue.com/

Presentation Text: Traditionally organized as physical meetings within the framework of international photography festivals, portfolio reviews are a highly efficient form of communication. Artists meet experts, present their work, receive feedback and, over time, develop their artistic practice as well as their career. Portfolio Dialogue takes this successful concept one step further by providing an online platform for professional portfolio reviews and mentoring – no longer exclusively for photographers but for visual artists.


Name: LANoble Portfolio review

Organizer: L A Noble Gallery

Date and place: scheduled appointment. Prospect Hill, London.

Price / Review Ratio:        1 hour session: £99
2 X 1 hour session: £180
3 X 1 hour session: £285
4 X 1 hour session: £375
5 X 1 hour session: £470
6 X 1 hour session: £525

Studio Visit with 1.5 hour session: £240

Profiles of Reviewers: Laura Noble

Email: hello@lauraannnoble.com

Web: http://www.lauraannnoble.com/portfolio-reviews/

Presentation Text: L A Noble Gallery conducts individual portfolio reviews regularly. Each review is a unique 1 hour service & places must be booked in advance. We advise that you bring a notebook also so that the you and the reviewer can note down key points of discussion.


PAST PORTFOLIO REVIEWS & HINTS

Thinking about participating in one of them? Then take a moment to check out these resources. We have a post where you can find useful hints.

In case you are have not found the PF Review you were looking for, maybe it has ceased to exist. Double-check with our archived list of PF Reviews (since 2011) and if you think that we have missed our something, let us know (via a comment to this post)! Thank you!

MARGARET CAMERON AWARD. DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 27, 2019

RULES OF ENTRY

The Gala Awards, with the sponsorship of the Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography invites women photographers worldwide to submit images to 13th Edition of The Julia Margaret Cameron Award.

This Award is open to women photographers, professional and amateur, working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought. Traditional, contemporary, avant-garde, creative and experimental works that include old and new processes, mixed techniques, and challenging personal, emotional or political statements will be welcome.

DATES

Early Bird Deadline (20% off on entry fees): January 30, 2019 at 11:59pm PST (Los Angeles Time)
Apply the coupon 20OFFJAN30 when checking in the registration form to get the 20% discount

Finale Deadline: February 27, 2019 at 11:59pm PST

Jurors’ announcement: 45-60 days after the final deadline.

AWARDS AND EXHIBITION SELECTION

The Jurors of the 13th Julia Margaret Cameron Award will select one Winner in the Professional Section and One Winner in the Non-Professional Section.

The Gala Awards will organize a solo exhibition for each overall Winner in the respective sections (Pro and Non Pro) taking care of all exhibition expenses, including printing and framing of up to 20 photographs each. The exhibition will be held in the Valid Foto Gallery in Barcelona on October 2019. The organization will have the right to change the venue and date in case of unforeseen circumstances. A curator designed by The Gala Award will assist the Winners in the selection of the work to be exhibited and will take care of the exhibition setup.

The two overall winners in the Pro and Non Pro sections will receive -on top of the fully-paid solo exhibition- US$1,500 each to cover travel and lodging expenses to attend the opening reception.

Collective exhibition of category winners and category honorable mentions. The Jurors will also select, in both Pro and Non-Pro Sections, runners up and honorable mentions, as well as a short list of finalists. All these selected photographers will be invited to exhibit (with the category winners) in a collective exhibition in a space contiguous to the solo exhibition of the two the overall winners. In the collective exhibition, the exhibition organization and venue costs will be borne by The Gala Awards, while the exhibitors will be charged for printing and framing as well as setup costs (hanging, labelling, and insurance) in the amount of $250, approximately, per piece. To participate in the exhibition artists will have to be able to submit high resolution files of 300dpi suitable for fine art printing.

Images of all awardees (Winners, Runner Ups, Honorable Mentions, and Finalists) will be exhibited online in The Gala Awards’ website during a minimum of two years.

All winners and honorable mentions will receive certificates of award.

 

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