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Contemp. Photo Prize in Cordoba, Spain. D: Oct. 20, 2017

IX Premio Bienal Internacional de Fotografía Contemporánea Pilar Citoler 2017 – BASES

IX Pilar Citoler International Biennial Prize for Contemporary Photography 2017 – RULES

IXE Prix Biennal International de Photographie Contemporine Pilar Citoler 2017 – RÈGLEMENT


THE UNIVERSITY OF CÓRDOBA ANNOUNCES THE IX PILAR CITOLER INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL PRIZE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, 2017, TO BE HELD IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING:

RULES
FIRST. Goal.
Any contemporary visual artist may enter regardless of nationality, bearing in mind that the IX PILAR CITOLER INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL PRIZE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, 2017, will be awarded placing special emphasis on the entrants’ artistic career (minimum of 10 years), international standing and engagement in the themes of contemporary photography.
[Competition rules will only by published on this website; any queries should be sent to:
[ premiopilarcitoler@uco.es ]

SECOND. Prize fund.
A single prize will be awarded comprising three elements:
1)    FIFTEEN THOUSAND EUROS. Any applicable taxes will be levied on this amount. The winning entry will become part of the art collection belonging to the University of Córdoba. The award ceremony will take place in February 2018.
2)    SOLO EXHIBITION. To be held in the last quarter of 2018 or the first quarter of 2019. The exhibition will chart the career of the winner of this edition of the Biennial Prize. The technical characteristics of the exhibition will be determined by the institution running the award. The winning artist will under all circumstances bear any costs associated with the production and framing of artworks included in the exhibition.
3)    MONOGRAPH (COLLECTION Nº 9 IN THE EL OJO QUE VES SERIES). A monograph will be published in 2018-19 examining the winning artist’s career and body of work. The technical specifications of this publication will be determined by the University of Córdoba’s Publications Service, with the assistance of the Curator. The winning artist shall supply images for the book in digital format, as well as any other material needed for its completion.
THIRD. Characteristics of the work submitted, whether as finished prints or quality photographic proofs to scale.
Entrants shall submit a single photographic work; this includes the submission of diptychs, polyptychs and other formats, on condition that they do not exceed the maximum dimensions permitted by the competition, 200 cm x 200 cm. Entries from artistic partnerships comprising more than one artist, or entries under pseudonyms and heteronyms (as set out in the entry form) are explicitly permitted. The work must be unpublished and not in receipt of any prize from any other competition, and is entirely unrestricted with regard to subject matter, technique and manner of exhibition. The entrant may choose to submit a definitive print (framed or unframed), or a proof at printed scale on quality photographic paper that shall under no circumstances exceed a maximum size of 70 x 70 cm or minimum size of 30 x 30 cm. Recommended scale: 1/2 or 1/3 of the actual size of the work. The to-scale proof that is submitted must match all aspects of the original work it represents to the utmost exactitude. Any change or modification shall be deemed as grounds for exclusion from the shortlist.
FOURTH. Deadline for entry, return of work and conditions.
The period for the submission of entries (which may be in the form of finished work or a photographic quality printed proof) runs from 20 September 2017 to 20 October 2017.
The work should be submitted in person, or by an authorised third party, or by a national or international courier, delivering the entry to the address below, from Monday to Friday, between 9:00 and 14:00:
UNIVERSITY OF CÓRDOBA
IX PREMIO BIENAL INTERNACIONAL DE FOTOGRAFÍA CONTEMPORÁNEA PILAR CITOLER 2017
DIRECCIÓN DE CULTURA
AVDA. MEDINA AZAHARA, 5
14071 –CÓRDOBA
SPAIN.
Please send any queries to:
premiopilarcitoler@uco.es
Artists choosing to submit their work in its final form must do so using reusable packaging that should be easy to open and reseal, and sturdy enough to ensure its safe return. The package must be clearly labelled on the outside with a description of its contents. Improperly packaged work will not be accepted. The organisers will label the obverse of all work with removable stickers; for this reason, entrants who wish to avoid such labelling of the original paper or material of the artwork or proof should submit their work in such a way that it is protected by film or other material enabling the work to be seen.
All costs related to the delivery and return of works, along with any associated insurance costs, shall be borne by the entrant, apart from the return of works chosen for inclusion in the IX Prize exhibition, the costs of which will be borne by the organisers, to the address submitted in the registration form.
Proofs and dossiers not selected will not be returned by the organisers but must be retrieved, from the delivery address, by the artist or by an authorised third party or company, within a period of 90 days following the judges’ decision. Prior notification of collection must be submitted to the following email address: premiopilarcitoler@uco.es. In the case of collection by a designated third party, the corresponding receipt of entry must be presented, as well as an explicit letter of authorisation from the artist.
Once the aforementioned period has elapsed, the organisers shall not be liable for the photographic proofs and dossiers not retrieved and they will be destroyed.
The artists release the organisers from any manner of liability for damage during transit (incoming or outgoing), storage or handling of their work while in Córdoba. Entrants are free to take out insurance covering such eventualities, at their own expense.
FIFTH. List of entrants and remedying of formal defects.
In the days following 20 October 2017, the closing deadline for submitting entries, a list of the artists whose work has been entered in the competition will be posted on this website, with an indication, if applicable, of any formal defects detected or the lack of any documentation required by these Rules, granting a period of 10 working days to remedy them. Failure to remedy such defects within the period in question will disqualify the entrants concerned from the competition.
SIXTH. Documentation to be submitted.
Entrants are required to submit the following documents in a sealed envelope:
1.- A correctly completed and signed entry form, which should be printed from this website (see the “Rules in PDF format” tab).
2.- A photocopy of the entrant’s ID card or passport.
3.- A technical factsheet for the artwork including the photographer’s name, the title of the work, measurements, date, technique and its estimated value. In the case of entries submitted under pseudonyms, heteronyms or group names, the real names should appear on this factsheet.
4.- If a photographic to-scale proof is submitted instead of the actual-size definitive artwork, its size is at the discretion of the entrant as long as it is not larger than 70 x 70 cms or smaller than 30 x 30 cms.
5.- All entries, for the purposes of publishing the corresponding catalogue, must supply a memory stick, CD or DVD with the image of the photograph being submitted adhering to the following specifications: CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black), TIFF file format with minimum resolution of 300 dpi (dots per inch) at A4 size.
6.- A CV (in digital or printed form) including a portfolio of at least 10 images of earlier work, in any size the entrant deems appropriate.
The above documents may not be submitted by e-mail.
SEVENTH. Members of the judging panel.
The judging panel will convene on a date to be determined in November 2017, which will be published on this website, comprising:
CHAIR:
– PILAR CITOLER (Collector and creator of the CIRCA XX collection).
MEMBERS:
–    VICENTE TODOLÍ, former director of Tate Modern (London) and currently the artistic director of HangarBicocca (Milan).
–    LORENA MARTÍNEZ DE CORRAL, independent curator and director of the Fundación Coca-Cola Contemporary Art Collection.
–    ERICA NYHOLM, winner of the VIII PILAR CITOLER PBIFC
–    BLANCA BERLÍN, gallery owner (Madrid).
–    ISABEL MUÑOZ, recipient of the 2016 National Photography Prize and picture of the IX PILAR CITOLER PBIFC.
–    PABLO RABASCO, UCO Culture Director and lecturer in the History of Photography and the Latest Tendencies in Art.
SEMA D’ACOSTA, theorist and critic.
SECRETARY:
– A University of Córdoba member of staff belonging to the culture department, with speaking but not voting rights, will act as secretary.
EIGHTH. Selection of artworks and announcement of the panel’s decision.
The judging panel will shortlist 15 artworks from those submitted and from this shortlist choose the overall winner, paying particular attention to artistic quality, the artist’s career, his or her international standing and engagement with themes in contemporary photography. The judging panel’s decision shall be final, and it reserves the right to declare the competition null and void.
The names of the 15 shortlisted artists will be published on the website, http://www.premiopilarcitoler.es, in the week after the judging panel meets. The award ceremony will take place in February 2018.
Only the shortlisted artists and the winner will be contacted directly.
The winning photograph shall be deemed to have been acquired for the same sum as the price awarded and shall there after become part of the University of Córdoba’s art collection. The cost of producing and framing the photograph, which must be delivered to the University of Córdoba before the end of January 2018, is to be borne by the winner.
NINTH. Staging of the exhibition.
The award ceremony will coincide with a temporary exhibition to be held in Córdoba between February and March 2018, featuring the work of the preceding winner of the competition, Erica Nyholm. The 15 shortlisted works from the IX PILAR CITOLER INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL PRIZE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY 2017 will also be displayed.
A catalogue featuring the artwork of the photographers shortlisted for the 2017 award will be published. A monograph will also be published examining the career and output of the winner of the 2015 competition. This monograph will form part of the El ojo que ves contemporary photography series and will be made available by the University of Córdoba Publications Service, possibly in collaboration with an external publisher. The winning artist will receive 50 copies free of charge.
Once the results of the IX PILAR CITOLER INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL PRIZE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY 2017 have been announced, both the shortlisted and the winning photographs will need to be printed and sent APPROPRIATELY PACKAGED AND FRAMED to the awards address given in Rule Four, before 15 January 2017. All production, framing and shipping costs for the artworks shall be met by the artists concerned. The costs of returning the artworks to the photographers shall be borne by the competition organisers.
TENTH. Guarantees.
The artists are legally responsible for ensuring compliance with the competition requirements concerning intellectual property rights. Entries that do not satisfy these requirements may not be shortlisted and will be disqualified. In agreeing to take part in the competition the photographers:
I.    Warrant that they are the owners of the work they are submitting, that intellectual property rights have been conferred to them in their entirety and that if the submitted work has been commissioned for private or domestic purposes it is submitted with the authorisation of the commissioning party.
II.    Warrant that they have not renounced any moral right in the photographs.
III.    Warrant that they have obtained the appropriate authorisation from the people who appear in the submitted photographs stating that the photographs may take part in the IX PILAR CITOLER INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL PRIZE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY 2017. The photographers must, if requested, present signed authorisations from the people who appear in the photographs they submit.
IV.    Accept that their work may be exhibited in a number of cities and subsequently at any exhibition venue promoted by the University of Córdoba over a maximum period of one year.
V.    Accept that the organiser may reproduce and/or licence the image of any of the shortlisted artworks submitted to the IX PILAR CITOLER INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL PRIZE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY 2017 for commercial, cultural or educational purposes, or to publicise the competition, using any medium anywhere in the world, including catalogues and the internet, without this giving rise to any payment to the photographer or the model.
VI.    All shortlisted photographs will remain the intellectual property of the photographers at all times and whenever an image is used its authorship will be credited to the photographer concerned.
ELEVENTH. Acceptance of the Rules.
Entering the IX PILAR CITOLER INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL PRIZE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY 2017 entails full acceptance of these Rules and the judging panel’s ruling regarding any circumstance not provided for herein.

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Boutographies Festival. Deadline: Nov. 12, 2017

CALL FOR ENTRIES :
Deadline: Sunday 12th november 2017
DATES FOR THE FESTIVAL : 05th to 27th may 2018
PLACE : Pavillon Populaire
http://www.boutographies.com/

Les Boutographies is a festival of contemporary creative photography open to all photographers living in Europe. The criteria for selection by a jury of professio nal in the photographic field are a high creative level, originality and a coherent personal vision. There is no theme. Those works selected for exhibition are already eligible for three prizes: the Jury Prize, the Fotoleggendo Exchange Prize, the Public Prize. And three partners prizes: Coup de coeur Réponses Photo, Coup de coeur ARTE Actions Culturelles and Coup de coeur Les Jours.

Call for entries

The dossier
Phase 1 All candidates must submit their work as a digital file (see below).
Phase 2 After a pre-selection by the festival’s directors, about a hundred photographers will be invited to send in
the same work as paper prints (proofs) for examination by a final jury
How to present the on-line dossier
■ A series of between 10 and 20 photos as a digital file in the following format: 700 pixels for the longest dimension, in 72dpi
and in jpg. ALL THE IMAGES SHOULD BE IN A ZIP FILE.
EACH IMAGE SHOULD BE IDENTIFIED IN THIS WAY: Name_fist name_Exhibition title_Number of the photo / Example:
Smith_Peter_Jardin_secret_02.jpg
NAME THE ZIP FILE LIKE THIS: Name_fist name_Exhibition title. Example: Smith_Peter_Jardin_secret.zip
■ A single subject by dossier. Collectives and groups, contact us.
■ A text presenting your work, its title, and an indication of the number and size of the images you wish to propose, if selected
for exhibition. ALL ON A DIGITAL FILE
NAME THE FILE: Name_fist name_Exhibition title.text.pdf Example: Smith_Peter_Jardin_secret.text.pdf
■ A brief CV + personal details; title (Mr. Mrs. Miss) address, telephone and e-mail. ALL ON A DIGITAL FILE
NAME THE FILE: Name_fist name_Exhibition title.bio.pdf Example: Smith_Peter_Jardin_secret.bio.pdf
Inscription fees
■ The inscription fees are 22 euros for each dossier sent in. They are not reimbursable in case of non-selection.
The fees can be paid by cheque in euros (drawn on a French bank only) made out to Grain d’Image ; by international bank
transfer*; or by PayPal**. (see the Inscription form on the following page)
Note
■ Only those dossiers complying with all the conditions will be considered.
■ You will be notified at the beginning of December. If you are pre-selected, you will have 15 days to send proof prints (A4
maximum.
.
Important
Each photographer chosen to exhibit in the festival agrees to be present for the opening weekend. Your hotel accommodation
during this weekend and the transport of your exhibition will be at the festival’s expense (crate and packaging at your
expense). These terms do not apply to photographers chosen in projection.
We do not pay personal travel expenses, or production costs.
You must have total rights over your work. We do not accept submissions via agents.
Contact
+33 (0)6 19 29 17 84 ❘ +33 (0)9 54 48 07 46 ❘
contact@boutographies.comhttp://www.boutographies.com
The organisers reserve the right to use, free of charge, elements of the dossiers selected to promote the Boutographies. The organisers decline all responsibility for loss
or damage to the dossiers, however caused. In case of force majeure the manifestation could be cancelled without notice, and without any form of compensation. The
submission of a dossier to the Boutographies implies the acceptance of these rules.
Les Boutographies are organised by the association Grain d’Image
Festival Office
09 rue Joachim Colbert, 34000 Montpellier.

PRIX HSBC POUR LA PHOTOGRAPHIE. Deadline: Nov. 1, 2017

LE PRIX HSBC POUR LA PHOTOGRAPHIE
Created in April 1995, the Prix HSBC pour la Photographie, is now in its 23th year of accompanying young photographic creation and undertakes to support even more strongly the work of its award winners. The HSBC Prize supports the two photographers by:
► Publishing each artist’s first monograph
► Creating and organising the travelling exhbition of their works at cultural venues in France and/or abroad.
► Production of new works, presented during the last stage.
► Acquisition by HSBC France of six works by each award winner for its photography collection.

The contest is open to photographers:
• living and older than 18 years
• Of any nationality
• Not having published a monograph published by a trade publisher (exhibition catalogs do not count)
• Being able to provide a minimum of 70 photographs of all the work presented for the production of the monograph.

The 2018 Competition is open from 1 September to 10 November 2017.

Online registration only. The elements to include in your participation are:

15 high-definition photographs
A text explaining the work presented
A biography
A synthetic CV (one page maximum) with coordinates, training, work done, exhibitions, observations
A self-portrait
Letter of commitment signed by the representative (if existing)

No file sent by e-mail will be accepted.

Inscription: https://prixhsbc.awardsplatform.com/?language=en_GB

Information (French only) http://concours.hsbc.evenium.site/site/prix-hsbc-pour-la-photographie-concours-2018-2024;jsessionid=Dc2FZBZV7bNS8!WfzT9RY4NH.gl3

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#

HCB Award for photography projects. Deadline: April 29, 2017.

Presented by the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, the HCB Award supports the creation of a photography project with a 35 000 € grant, which could not be achieved without this help. It is intended for an artist who has already completed a significant body of work, close to the documentary approach. The candidate must be supported by an institution — museum, gallery, independent curator, publisher, etc.

 

CALENDAR

April 1 – 29, 2017 : application submissions at the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson

April 29 : application deadline (date as per postmark)
End of June 2017 : HCB Award ceremony at the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson

http://www.henricartierbresson.org

 

VERTIGO STARTS Artistic Residencies Program. Deadline: May 22, 2017

Museum For All Blog

The VERTIGO STARTS Artistic Residencies Program organises collaborations between artists and research and development (R&D) projects in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). VERTIGO is funded under the H2020 European STARTS initiative, innovation at the nexus of Science Technology, and the ARTS.

The program is organised in 3 yearly open calls for proposals which will be selected by an international jury. A total budget of 900.000 € is allocated by VERTIGO for funding the participation of artists in at least 45 residencies. The selected artists will contribute to the innovative aspects of ICT R&D projects’ research by bringing original perspectives through artistic practices. Those practices should naturally lead to an original artwork based on the project technology featuring novel use-cases with a high potential for innovation. VERTIGO will also act as a platform to showcase produced works to the public and actors of innovation.

R&D projects interested in…

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Photoreporter Festival Call, France. Deadline: Mar 16, 2016

FESTIVAL PHOTOREPORTER
IN BAIE DE SAINT BRIEUC
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – 2016
The fifth edition of the International Festival Photoreporter in the Baie of Saint
Brieuc launches its call for applications. The festival continues its desire to help
produce photo documentaries that show our world in its diversity, hence
applicants are completely free to choose their thematic.
The artistic director of the coming edition of the Photoreporter festival in the
Baie of Saint Brieuc is Marc Prüst, photography consultant and specialist in
photographic storytelling.

The winning photographers will receive a grant that corresponds to their
proposed budgets, between the amounts of 5 000 and 8 000 euros. The budgets
should be detailed per post including the fees for the photographer.
The festival will produce and finance the prints for the exhibitions. Once
selected, the photographers will have until mid July to create their reportage so
that their projects can be exhibited during the festival from the 1st October to
the 30th October 2016.

The production and realization of these photographic projects is the result of a
mobilization of private enterprises who have created together a collective fund (a
so-called Fonds de Dotation) to support Photoreporter in Baie of Saint Brieuc.

CALL FOR ENTRIES
EDITION 2016
1ST TO 30TH OCTOBER 2016

 

PRODUCTION PLANNING
16 march midnight (CET) Deadline for submitting proposals
31 March Announcement of the Grant winners
1st April First exchanges with artistic director on
concept of the festival exhibitions
30th June Deadline of delivery of low res images to
the Director
22nd august Start of the production of the prints
16th september Delivery of the prints
19th to 28th September Installation of the exhibitions
1st October Public opening of the exhibitions
3rd and 4th October Press days

 

Entry rules and procedures
Each photographer who enters the competition automatically commits to the
rules and regulations described below. Non-compliance to the format described
will automatically lead to disqualification. The photographer must send 2 photos
“portrait” in high and low res.

 

Personal Details
SURNAME
FIRST NAME
AGE
POSTAL ADDRESS
EMAIL
TELEPHONE
MOBILE TELEPHONE
FAX
WEBSITE
Twitter name
Facebook address
Instagram
Entry Rules
Each entry should follow strictly these 5 points:
1. The project proposal should not be longer than 2 pages A4 (Arial 10,
single spacing), written in English. (A French translation will be highly
appreciated but is not compulsory).
2. The proposed subject must be original and unpublished. One proposal
per photographer will be considered. The entry should be
accompanied by some contact persons so that the festival team can
verify its feasibility.
3. The proposal should be accompanied by a detailed budget
including expenses and fees for the photographer, and must
total a minimum of 5 000 euro and not exceed 8 000 €
4. Include one or two of your best stories in low res jpegs with a total
maximum size 15 MB so that the team can review your photographic
capability.
5. The deadline to receive projects is 16th march 2016 midnight
(GMT+1) by email only on photoreporter.festival@gmail.com
III. Selection of the winning projects
The winning projects will be selected by the artistic director of the festival.
IV. Contact
For further information or advice, you can contact the Artistic Director of the
Festival Marc Prüst at this address artisticdirector.photoreporter@gmail.com