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Embarrat Award. THE GREAT MACHINE. Deadline: March 19, 2018.

The Embarrat – IEI Award consists of a production of a solo show. The award will distinguish the best artist among those shown in the exhibition The Great Machine V. In 2019 the Institut d’Estudis Ilerdencs (IEI) in Lleida will produce a solo show in its Gótica exhibition venue to showcase the work of the winning artist.

Works must adjust to the proposed subject: “Silence”.
The exhibition: between the 25th of May and the 3th of June 2018 in the Trepat Museum.
The EMBARRAT awards will be anounced on the 26th of May, during the festival.

Submission call: Open to individual artists or collectives. Adults of any nationality. *Residents outside the European Union may participate only with audiovisual works. Artworks of any discipline: video art, performance, photography, audio, installations, illustration, etc.

Jury members: : Cèlia del Diego (Centre d’Art la Panera, director); Alexandra Laudo (curator); Roser Miarnau (Trepat Museum) and Anselm Ros (IEI, curator)

Remuneration for exhibition rights: Each selected artist (or collective) will perceive the amount of € 100 in concept of exhibition rights (taxes included).

 APPLICATION FORM

WEB EMBARRAT.ORG

Want to learn more about the submission process? Visit  TheGreatMachine_ENG

 

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KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award. Deadline: April 4, 2018

On February 16, 2018, celebrating the centenary of the restored Independence of Lithuania, in collaboration with LensCulture, KAUNAS PHOTO festival launches an Open Call for its 15th edition, offering an array of opportunities for Photographers from inclusion to festival program, artistic residencies to the New KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award, consisting of a solo exhibition at the largest photography gallery in the Baltic States, Kaunas Photography Gallery, and 2500 EUR monetary prize.

Kaunas Photo festival opening week – September 5-9, 2018.

Works accepted from February 16 to April 4, 2018, no extensions.

Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award . Deadline: March 15, 2018

The 17th edition of KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO AWARD, the biggest and the most prestigious photo contest in Georgia, is ready for you. The main goal of the AWARD is to link international photography to Georgia and to local photography. Announcement of the Photo Award worldwide intends to foster its international position. For the last several years the best photos of the contest were presented in Germany, Cologne, at Lichtblick Gallery and were shown projected in Arles and shown at Plovdiv Photomeetings.

Within the framework of KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO 2018, the city will host KOLGA AWARD the best photo selection exhibition on May 4-10, 2018 as well as several international and local exhibitions, series of workshops, lectures and portfolio reviews delivered by international professional photographers, curators and art critics. This year mobile and tablet photo lovers can again join KOLGA AWARD celebrating the art of photography.

This year’s categories include:

  1. Documentary Series
  2. Reportage
  3. Conceptual Photo Project
  4. Best Shot
  5. Mobile One Shot
  6. Mobile Photo Series

You can register for the festival at https://www.kolga.ge/?lang=en#/rules/ .

Fees – $30

The KOLGA AWARD prize fund is 7 000 USD. The sum will be equally divided between the winners in the first four categories. The winners of these categories will get 1500-1500 USD each. As for the Mobile Photo category (with sub-nominations: one shot and photo series) the winners will get a 500 USD each. Kolga Newcomer Photo Award. This award will be conferred on a young photographer (under the age of 25), whose photo series will be chosen from the following nominations: Documentary Series, Reportage and Conceptual Photo Project. The €500 will be granted to the winner of the nomination. The aim of the award is to facilitate professional development of young photographers and help them to pave the way in the world of photography. Special Prize for Georgian photographers: Internship at the international photo agency Prospekt in Milan. This award will be given to the Georgian photographer whose photo series will be chosen by Prospekt Photo Agency from the following nominations: Documentary Series, Reportage, Conceptual Photo Project and Mobile Photo Series. Eligibility: Participants are free to choose the subject of their works, because we would like to attract photographers of all different ages, and those working with various styles. The contest is open to all photographers worldwide. There are no age restrictions. You are free to choose the subject of your photo projects. Requirements:

Photos uploaded under Documentary Series, Reportage and Conceptual Photo categories should be a series of a minimum 6 photos to maximum 12 photos. You may enter a maximum of one entries/series in each category. One Shot category participants can upload a maximum of five photos. For Mobile Photo nomination the participants can upload photos for one shot category (max. 5 photos) and one photo series (a minimum 6 photos to maximum 12 photos). Applicants can participate in any or all categories announced (altogether 58 photos can be uploaded). The names of the winners will be revealed by the international jury members:

Lars Lindemann (Germany) :: Image editor and deputy creative director of the GEO magazine

Richard Bram (USA) :: Photographer

Tina Schelhorn (Germany) :: Gallerist, Curator

Nikolaj Laoutliev (Germany) :: Professor of Photography

Should you have any additional questions, please contact us at: contest@kolga.ge

https://www.kolga.ge/?lang=en#/rules/

 

The Hopper Prize for Visual Arts. Deadline: May 15, 2018

The Hopper Prize
The Hopper Prize is a grant-making institution and exhibition platform offering a series of individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD administered through an open call juried by leading curators.

Program Highlights
Total Awards: $5,000.00 USD in grants for visual artists
5 artists will each receive $1,000.00 USD in unrestricted grant awards
30 artists will be selected to have their work digitally exhibited and archived at hopperprize.org
Deadline: May 15, 2018

Curators
Recipients of The Hopper Prize will be selected by:

Misa Jeffereis
Assistant Curator
Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis

Magdalyn Asimakis
Independent Curator & Writer
New York & Toronto

Eligibility
We view the field of visual arts in its broadest and most inclusive sense and therefore make our awards available to artists engaged in artistic practices spanning all media and methods of production.

Apply Now
Early applications will receive preliminary review by The Hopper Prize team.
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STARTS Prize 2018 Call – Art & Technology. Deadline: Mar. 2, 2018

STARTS Prize 2018 Open Call
Grand prize of the European Commission honoring Innovation in Technology, Industry and Society stimulated by the Arts

Appointed by the European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are launching a prize to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. This follows the launch of a new activity in the European Commission named STARTS: Innovation at the nexus of Science, Technology, and the ARTS.

Science, Technology and Arts (=STARTS) form a nexus with an extraordinarily high potential for creative innovation. And such innovation is considered to be precisely what’s called for if we’re to master the social, ecological and economic challenges that Europe will be facing in the near future. The role of artists thus is no longer seen to be just about propagating scientific and technological knowledge and skills among the general public but much more as a kind of catalyst that can inspire and trigger innovative processes. The artistic practice of creative exploration and experimental appropriation of new technologies has a wide reaching potential to contribute to the development of new products and new economic, social and business models. Accordingly, the STARTS Prize focuses on artistic works that influence or change the way we look at technology, and on innovative forms of collaboration between the ICT sector and the world of art and culture.

Two prizes, each with €20,000 prize money, are offered to honor innovative projects at the intersection of science, technology and the arts: one for artistic exploration, and thus projects with the potential to influence or change the way technology is deployed, developed or perceived, and one for innovative collaboration between industry/technology and art/culture in ways that open up new paths for innovation.

Grand Prize—Artistic Exploration
Awarded for artistic exploration and art works where appropriation by the arts has a strong potential to influence or alter the use, deployment or perception of technology.

Grand Prize—Innovative Collaboration
Awarded for innovative collaboration between industry or technology and the arts that opens new pathways for innovation.

Submission phase ends on March 2, 2018!

More information: https://starts-prize.aec.at/en/

Four Photography Calls from CENTER, Santa Fe. Different Deadlines.

 

In a nutshell, there’s four distinct opportunities to get involved with CENTER.

1. PROJECT LAUNCH GRANT
$5,000, Review Santa Fe participation, exhibition, ++
Juror: Sarah Hermanson Meister, Curator, Department of Photography, Museum of Modern Art

2. PROJECT DEVELOPMENT GRANT
$5,000, exhibition, Review Santa Fe ++
Juror: Leslie Ureña, Assistant Curator, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian

3. THE CHOICE AWARDS
Exhibition, Presentation at Review Santa Fe ++
Curator’s Choice: Lisa Hostetler, PhD, Curator-in-Charge, George Eastman Museum
Director’s Choice: Naomi Cass, Director, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Australia
Editor’s Choice: Bridget Watson Payne, Senior Editor, Chronicle Books
Producer’s Choice: Keith Jenkins, Director of Visual Journalism, NPR; formerly Supervising Senior Producer, Multimedia, NPR

4. REVIEW SANTA FE PHOTO FESTIVAL
Juried portfolio reviews October 18–21, 2018
Full scholarships available.

TALKING POINTS – Top curators for jurors, a $5,000 grant for works-in-progress, a new multimedia award, all administered by a not-for-profit.

 

Calls page https://visitcenter.org/call-for-entries/

 

August Sander Prize for portrait photography. Deadline: Feb. 28, 2018 

A new prize for portrait photography will be awarded every two years from 2018. The “August Sander Prize” is endowed with 5,000. – € and is sponsored by Ulla Bartenbach and Prof. Dr. Kurt Bartenbach in cooperation with the Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne.
In addition to the prize money, an exhibition in the Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur will be organised in consultation with the prizewinner.
The awarding of the prize combines the idea of promoting young contemporary artistic approaches in the sense of factual and conceptual photography. National and international artists up to 40 years of age with a focus on photography are eligible to participate.
The naming of the prize is explained by the fact that The Photographic Collection/SK Foundation Culture owns the August Sander Archive, the world’s largest collection of original works by August Sander (1876-1964). Against the background of August Sander’s important portrait photographs, the photographic works of the applicants should primarily relate to the theme of the human portrait.
The jury is made up of five members: a curator, an art historian from the academic field, an artist, a representative of the founding family and a representative of the Photographical Collection/SK Foundation Culture.
The closing date for entries is 28 February 2018 and the prize-giving ceremony will take place in September 2018 at the Photographische Sammlung. The complete invitation to tender including all the conditions of the competition can be found at the following web address: http://bit.ly/2ylRG2D

The Photographical Collection/SK Stiftung Kultur
Im Mediapark 7 50670 Cologne
Tel.: +49 221 / 888 95 300 Fax: +49 221 / 888 95 301

E-Mail: photographie@sk-kultur.de

www.photographie-sk-kultur.de

 

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