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Photographic Social Vision Scholarship. Deadline: June 10, 2016

New scholarship to promote documentary  photography and investigation related to journalism and social issues, rewarded with 8.000 euros and and exhibition. Only for residents in Spain🙂

Beca de ámbito nacional para fotógrafos y periodistas que nace en 2016 en conmemoración del 15º aniversario de la Fundación y fruto de la urgente necesidad de apoyar el fotoperiodismo de investigación: un ejercicio necesario en el desarrollo de sociedades democráticas sanas. Photographic Social Vision abre una convocatoria para que profesionales del sector, fotógrafos, expertos en investigación y alumnos de periodismo con experiencia propongan temas a investigar. Un jurado experto evaluará las propuestas recibidas y otorgará 8.000 euros al profesional o colectivo escogido para llevar a cabo su investigación durante los 9 meses siguientes. El proyecto ganador de la beca debe ser inédito y de interés social, y se valora de los participantes su experiencia previa y calidad, rigor, así como su capacidad de ejecutarlo. El resultado de la investigación verá la luz en formato expositivo en la programación del festival DOCfield el año siguiente.

El trabajo a realizar deberá contar con las siguientes características formales: – Un texto (castellano o catalán) de 15.000 caracteres con espacios (mínimo). – Una serie fotográfica 30 imágenes (mínimo).

LINK: http://www.photographicsocialvision.org/profesionales/beca-investigacion/

HOW TO APPLY: http://www.photographicsocialvision.org/webwp/wp-content/uploads/CAST_BASES_BECA-PHOTOGRAPHIC-SOCIAL-VISION.pdf

Media Art Grants 2016 for production and residency, Germany. Deadline: Feb. 29, 2016

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Medienkunst-Stipendien 2016: Bewerbungsfrist endet am 29.2.
Ermöglicht durch die Stiftung Niedersachsen vergibt das Edith-Russ-Haus wieder drei Stipendien zur Förderung der künstlerischen Arbeit im Bereich der Medienkunst.

Es handelt sich um drei Produktions- und Aufenthaltsstipendien zu je 10.000 Euro,  mit denen ein breites  Spektrum der Medienkunst gefördert werden sollen. Die Bewerbung ist nur online auf www.edith-russ-haus.de/stipendien möglich.

Die Bewerbungsfrist endet am 29. Februar 2016.

Weitere Informationen für interessierte Bewerber unter:
http://www.edith-russ-haus.de/stipendien
info@edith-russ-haus.de
Telefon +49(0)441 235-3208

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Media Art Grants 2016: Application deadline is 29 February

Supported by the Foundation of Lower Saxony, the Edith-Russ-Haus offers three grants to enabling the production of new art projects in the field of Media Art. The Edith-Russ-Haus seeks to support artists working with a wide range of media from video to sound or audio-visual installations.

The 10.000 Euro grants cover production and a residency. The application is online-based at www.edith-russ-haus.de/stipendien

The deadline is 29th of February 2016

For further information about applying, please check:
http://www.edith-russ-haus.de/stipendien
info@edith-russ-haus.de
phone +49 441 235-2449

Deadline for photography stipend at IED Madrid extended to Jan. 11, 2016

THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 11. So if you have not sent you portfolio, now is the moment!!

The 6th edition of the European Master of Fine Art Photography at IED Madrid will start in April 2016. As every year, we are looking for two exceptional students to join the course with a stipend, which covers 70% of the tuition fees (a 50% of the total, which means six thousand Euros, instead of twelve). The stipend is given to exceptional talents, who are willing to lead the group and help the other students grow. We have had some very very talented winners for this grant in the last years, such as Duarte Amaral Netto, Alena Zhanderova, Jorge Fuembuena, Nafis Gazi, Nikita Pigorov, and Yutaka Nozawa. If you know of anybody who might be suitable and interested in this opportunity, please send them the following link:

European Master of Fine Art Photography Scholarships 2016

Thank you so much and have a great New Year!

Moritz

Two scholarships for Photography Master Program in Madrid. Deadline: Jan. 8, 2016

European Master of Fine Art Photography Scholarships 2016

Do you want to get ahead in the field of art photography? Train with our benchmark program, the European Master of Fine Art Photography, which begins its sixth edition in April, 2016.

We offer practical and innovative training with a unique master program based on the development of a personal project, which will have individualized monitoring by our team of internationally renowned tutors and teachers, including Joan Fontcuberta, Andreas Müller-Pohle, Ricardo Cases, Martin Parr, Cristina de Middel, and Simon Roberts, to name just a few.

Take part in the competition and win a scholarship!

 

PRIZE
Two scholarships covering 70% of course fees, the equivalent of 6,000 euros.

Deadline for the submission of works: 8th of January, 2016 at 18:00 h, Madrid time (GMT+1).
The winners will be announced on the 14th of January, 2016 at 18:00 h, Madrid time (GMT +1).
The winners will be announced live at the Design Your Day event (Open Day of the IED Master Madrid) and will be published on www.iedmadrid.com.

 

 COMPETITION RULES
  1. People of any origin or nationality can take part.
  2. The scholarships are awarded on a discretionary basis, based on the documentation received and the development potential of the candidate. The pre-selected applicants will be contacted for a brief interview in person, by telephone or skype.
  3. The European Master in Fine Art Photography is given in English. There are some activities, case studies and lectures which are given in Spanish with simultaneous translation. A medium-high level of English is required.
  4. Dynamics of the competition: the participants will have to fill out the competition entry form, attaching their curriculum vitae, portfolio and a motivation letter.
  5. PRIZE. Two scholarship covering 70% of the tuition fees, equivalent to 6,000 euros.The winners must pay the course registration fee (€4,000) + 30% of the tuition fees (€2,500).
  6. In no case are the scholarship amounts repayable in cash.
  7. To receive the scholarship it is ESSENTIAL to enrol and pay the registration fee within a period of 15 days starting from 14th of January, 2016 the date of the announcement of the winners.
  8. Rules. The winner must be aware of and observe the rules contained in the general regulations of the IED Madrid, and accept and sign the specific regulations for scholarship holders within a period of a week from the announcement of the awarding of the prize.
  9. The winner must study the whole of the Master in the IED Madrid, and will lose the scholarship if he/she transfers to another centre.
  10. 90% minimum attendance at classes.
  11. The scholarship holders must actively participate in all the special and multidisciplinary projects proposed by the school: presentation events, supervised competitions and workshops.
  12. The scholarship holders must actively participate in the documentation of the Master activities, maintenance of the blog, description of journeys, workshops, lectures, etc.
  13. The Master course will not take place if the minimum number of students is not reached. This will mean the loss of the scholarship.
  14. Refusal to do the course during the official announcement of 2016 will give rise to the loss of the scholarship.
  15. Failure to comply with any of the obligations described will mean the loss of the scholarship.
  16. The scholarship holders give their consent to their name appearing in the Newspoint bulletin and other promotional materials of the IED.
  17. The participation period ends on the 8th January, 2016 at 18:00 h, Madrid time.
  18. The judges’ decision will be announced on the 14th of January, 2016 at 18:00 h, Madrid time, during the Design Your Day event (Open Day) and through iedmadrid.com.
  19. In accordance with Organic Law 25/1999 of the 13th of December, regarding Personal Data Protection, we inform you of the inclusion of your personal and professional data in an automated file entitled STUDENTS and FORMER STUDENTS, managed by the Istituto Europeo di Design S.L., with the aim of offering you information on the administrative processing of your academic record, course and training applications, information, scholarships and grants, events, workshops and any other promotional purpose. You are likewise informed of your right to access, rectify, cancel and oppose the use of your data, by writing to the following address: Istituto Europeo di Design, calle Larra, 14 28004 Madrid o baja@madrid.ied.es.
  20. Participation in this competition entails the acceptance of these conditions **.

*The expenses of additional didactic activities are not included in the scholarship amount.

**These conditions are correct except for printing errors and can be found at www.iedmadrid.com.

The Lucie Scholarship Program. Deadline: November 30, 2015

The Lucie Foundation is proud to offer three cash grants to support the work of emerging photographers – one $2,500 scholarship with an open theme and two $1000 scholarships for photographers working in the fields of Fine Art or Documentary/Photojournalism.

$2,500 Emerging Artist Scholarship

This scholarship is open to all genres of photographic work and will be given to an individual to create or continue work on a specific dynamic project.

Application Fee: $20.00

Photo Taken $1,000 Emerging Scholarship

This scholarship will be given to an individual to create or continue a project focused on telling an existing story through a documentary or photojournalism approach.

Application Fee: $10.00

Photo Made $1,000 Emerging Scholarship

This scholarship will be given to an individual to create or continue a project focused on creating a story through a conceptual Fine Art approach.

Application Fee: $10.00

Emerging Scholarship Details:

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2015

Shortlist Announcement: December 10, 2015

Recipient Announced: December 15, 2015

Who Can Apply:

The LF Emerging Scholarship is open to emerging photographers worldwide.

What is Required to Apply:

Please read the following information carefully to make sure your application material is complete. Incomplete applications will not be considered:

1. Project Proposal. This proposal should include the following:

-Project Start and End Dates

-250 Word Description of your project

-Your Plan for completing the project (i.e. how you intend to approach the project and how you intend to use the scholarship money)

-Five Goals that you plan to accomplish while working on the project (e.g. producing 20 new images, making 5 prints, etc.).

2. A one-page biography and/or CV

3. Twenty digital images. 

http://www.luciefoundation.org/programs/scholarship/

Open Call for the International Creator Residency Program 2016. Deadline: October 30, 2015

Tokyo Wonder Site (TWS) launched its residency programs in 2006, cooperating with art centers and cultural institutions all over the world. Now they are calling for “International Creator Residency Program 2016”, aimed at international creators/ curators/ administrators who are willing to perform new creative activities during their programs at TWS Residency.

This program is aimed at those creators:
-who are willing to explore new creative activities
-who practice in any of the following cultural/ artistic fields: visual art, architecture, design, curation and administration.

Residency Period will be 3 months:
1) From the beginning of May, 2016 to the end of July, 2016
2) From the beginning of September, 2016 to the end of November, 2016
3) From the beginning of January, 2017 to the end of March, 2017

Number of Creators:
2 creators for each period/ 6 creators in total are to be selected.

What TWS offers:
Self-contained single room, Shared studio, Air ticket fee, Per Diem and Artist fee/ Project fee
-Air ticket fee: a Round ticket will be provided
-Living cost (Per Diem): JPY 3,750 (including tax) per day
-Artist fee / Project fee: JPY 300,000 (including tax)

How to apply:
Download the “Application Outline” and “Application Package” and send all materials to TWS Residency.
Please read “Application Outline” carefully about details.

FAQ Here

Inquiries:
Email: inter2016@tokyo-ws.org
*For inquiry which is not listed in FAQ, please contact us by e-mail byOctober 4, 2015.
We will update FAQ on TWS website after October 7, 2015.
Please note that in principle, they cannot answer each inquiry individually.

More about Tokyo Wonder Site Residency Programmme here.

ISE NY Grant. Deadline: September 30th., 2015

Purpose

ISE Cultural Foundation NY has focused on supporting curators and artists who seek the opportunity for an innovative, contemporary art exhibition for more than 30 years by providing gallery space in New York City. This new ISE NY Grant Program is made to help curators and artists all over the world, who are planning to archive an ambitious exhibition wherever it will be.

Application Qualification

  • This is a grant for an exhibition, which is already scheduled.
  • There is NO limit to applicant’s race, nationality, age and the place they currently live in as well as the place where the exhibition occurs.
  • Either curator(s) or artist(s) who have a specific exhibition plan can apply.
  • Applicants must be the creators who can talk about the artistic concept of the exhibition and its’ artwork. Organizations such as museums, galleries and schools cannot apply for this grant.

Grant Amount

Maximum 5,000 US dollars per Exhibition

*The amount will be determined by each exhibition’s scale and content among other factors.

*If the grantee is outside of the US, the grant amount sent will be determined by the currency exchange rate when the grant is issued.

Applicable Exhibition Period

January 1st, 2016 ~ June 30th, 2016

*Only exhibitions during this period will be considered.

*If the exhibition’s starting time is within the date above, the closing date can be later than June 30th, 2016.

Schedule

  • Application deadline: September 30th, 2015
  • Notification of the results: Each applicant will be notified the results by the end of October 2015 via email.
  • Grant issuing: After the exhibition ends. Within 2 weeks of the final day of the exhibition, the grantee has to send all the necessary reports to ISE Cultural Foundation NY. Within 10 days after receiving the report, the total amount of the grant will be issued.

Note to Grantees

  • ISE Cultural Foundation NY asks each grantee to submit images of the exhibition within 1 week after the starting date of the exhibition.
  • On ISE NY’s website, ISE Cultural Foundation NY will disclose the grantee’s name, name of the exhibiting artists, exhibition title and venue as well as the images submitted, it will also include any relevant promotional material.
  • Grantee must clearly indicate that the exhibition is supported by ISE Cultural Foundation NY on their promotional tools such as printing materials and website.
  • In case any changes happen to the exhibition’s content, date and venue after grantee is determined, the grantee has to notify changes to ISE Cultural Foundation NY ASAP. If the content of the exhibition is significantly different from the original plan, it may cause a revision of the grant amount or cancellation of the grant itself.

How to Apply
Please submit the followings by either email or regular mail. Applicant can only choose one method of submission and cannot combine email and regular mail.

For more information about application form, grant proposal, submission and other application requirements, please check here.

Questions

Please contact:

ISE Cultural Foundation NY,
315 West 33rd Street, Suite 9D,
New York, NY 10001 USA
Phone: 212-925-1649
Email: ise@iseny.org