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PORTFOLIO REVIEW 2017. DEADLINE: DEC.22, 2016

Portfolio Review 2017

4–5 February 2017

Submission deadline: 22 December 2016 CET

The Portfolio Review is an annual event, taking place since 2013. It offers emerging artists from all over the world the opportunity to get selected and present their work to an international panel of curators, critics and editors who work in the fields of art and photography.

Conceived as a forum to discuss and discover young contemporary photographic practice, the Portfolio Review stands out with a unique and transparent approach to the review process. The presentations are public and the images are screened with a projector offering both the specialist and general visitors of the Photo Weekend an insight into the artists’ process and methods. Over the years, the Portfolio Review has developed into a recognized platform that discovers and supports artists who work with photography in fresh and challenging ways.

Apply with your portfolio (25 PDF pages), a statement and your CV. Submission is open until 22 December 2016. The event takes place on 4 & 5 February 2016 at the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf, the hot spot of the Duesseldorf Photo Weekend.

Find out about jurors, submission details and past participants on www.portfolio-review.de.

FCBarcelona Photo Awards. Deadline Dec. 30, 2016

Description

The FCBarcelona Photo Awards, sponsored by Agbar and in partnership with the Fundación Foto Colectania, wish to identify work that deliberately reflects the intrinsically positive values of sport. They have been created in order to recognise these values, as viewed through the lens of contemporary photography.

The prizes will be judged by an international jury of renowned prestige. Such big names as Vicente Todolí, ex director of the Tate Modern London and Ayperi Karabuda Ecer, vice-president of pictures at the Reuters agency, will be assessing this ambitious club project, promoted from its Department of International and Institutional Relations.

FCBarcelona will be making the utmost effort to raise awareness of the awards and the winning entries on a worldwide scale by means of a variety of promotional events in different cities of Europe, the USA and Asia.

Categories, Prizes and Jury

The FCBarcelona Photo Awards are divided into two categories:

PHOTO AWARDS

This category is aimed at photographers with a proven history of working for the media, photography agencies or in the arts world, and will honour the photograph that best expresses the positive values of sport, and particularly non-professional sport.

There will be one first prize of €40,000 and 29 finalists who will receive €1,000

The winning photograph, along with the finalists, will be on show at an exhibition organised by FC Barcelona from April to June 2017.

The jury for this prize will be made up of the following people:

  • Vicente Todolí, director of the Tate Modern London until 2010. Artistic advisor to Hangar Bicocca in Milan
  • Azu Ngwabogu, founder and director of the African Artists’ Foundation (AFF).
  • Sandra Phillips, senior curator of the MOMA in San Francisco

PROJECT AWARDS

This category is aimed at photographers with a proven history of working for the media, photography agencies or in the arts world, or that have experience of project development.

The winner will receive €40,000 to carry out the photography project that best expresses the intrinsic positive values of sport and its contribution to modern society.

The winning project will be undertaken from March to October 2017 and will be exhibited along with the winning photographs in the PHOTO AWARDS category of the 2017 edition.

The jury for this prize will be made up of the following people:

  • Ayperi Karabuda Ecer, vice-president of pictures at Reuters
  • Alex Webb, full member of the Magnum Photos Agency since 1997.
  • Stephen Mayes, more than 25 years of experience as manager of projects and artists in different sectors.

Schedule

Entry period: July to December 2016
Jury verdict: late January 2017
Presentation of awards: early April 2017
Exhibition: April to June 2017

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Fashion photography Prize. Deadline: Dec 1, 2016

PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION CALL FOR ENTRIES
Submission deadline : December 1st, 2016
Download regulation on http://www.villanoailles-hyeres.com
Information : enquiry.photocompetition@villanoailles-hyeres.com

Every Spring in the South of France, the Festival spotlights young promising artists in the fields of fashion and photography. The festival proposes diverse exhibitions, professional panel discussions and three competitions. These competitions highlight ten fashion designers, ten photographers and ten accessories designers, who are selected by a jury of professionals in each field. The work of the selected artists is presented to the jury members and general public during either fashion shows (for the fashion designers), a group exhibition (for the photographers) or a group exhibition and a video (for the accessories designers).

On the last days of the month of April, as every Spring since 1997, the villa Noailles will once again become the epicenter for emerging photography.

There, in the photography section of the Festival de Hyères, ten artist-photographers will exhibit their personal conjugation of the verb to see. Hyères defends and praises photographic works that strive for sense, singularity, innovation and uncompromising artistic standards. The bodies of work spotlighted at Hyères are still being born. Yet, the articulateness of their aesthetic stances confidently allows us to bet on their projection into the future. Attentively sorted and short-listed, an imposing lot of nearly 800 worldwide submissions is put under the scrutiny and appraisal of an international jury of professionals that gathers, late January, in Paris. The jury’s choice of the ten photographers to showcase sets in motion an exacting curatorial and production process that will culminate shortly in the unveiling to the public, on the walls of the villa Noailles, of an exciting group exhibition: ten new artistic visions that will help shape the photography of tomorrow.

During the three days of the festival, the selected photographers meet to discuss their exhibited work and ongoing portfolios with the members of the jury. Art dealers, museum curators, art critics, art directors for magazines or advertising agencies, among past Festival jurors we can randomly mention Urs Stahel (Fotomuseum Winterthur), Marloes Krijnen (FOAM, Amsterdam), Dennis Freedman (W, New York), Charlotte Cotton, Glenn O’Brien, Marta Gili (Jeu de Paume, Paris), Jörg Koch (032C, Berlin), James Reid (Wallpaper*, London), Frits Gierstberg (Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam),
Kathy Ryan (New York Times, New York), David Campany (London), Joerg Colberg (Conscientious), Charles Fréger (photographer, France), Erik Kessels (KesselsKramer, Amsterdam), Brett Rogers (The Photographer’s Gallery, London), Karen Langley (Dazed, London), Winfried Heininger (Kodoji Press, Switzerland), Damien Poulain (Oodee, London), Jason Evans (photographer, United Kingdom), Mutsuko Ota (IMA, Tokyo), etc. Agents, art dealers and art directors, all eager to meet new talent, also attend the Festival. The Hyères meetings between artists and jurors render possible an in-depth discussion – elsewhere highly improbable – about the photographer’s work and its potentialities. An intellectually intense exchange between photographers and key figures of the artistic and commercial spheres, these one to one meetings have often proved fruitful opening for the photographers the doors to different media, from the pages of a magazine to the walls of a museum or an advertising campaign.

PARTNERS
The Festival is organised by the Association villa Noaillesand has been financed through the support of the City of Hyères, since its creation in 1986, and since 2003 by the Communauté d’agglomération Toulon Provence Méditerranée, with the support of Direction Régionale des Affaires Culturelles (ministère de la Culture et de la Communication), of Conseil Régional Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, of Conseil Départemental du Var.

Major partner:
CHANEL

Main partners:
LVMH, Première Vision, Chloé, Défi, Fédération française de la couture du prêt-à-porter des couturiers et des créateurs de mode, Groupe Galeries Lafayette Year partners: Eyes on Talents, Puntoseta, fondation d’entreprise Ricard

Partners of the festival:
Petit Bateau, Nina Ricci, Elie Saab, Swarovski, Givaudan, Paris sur Mode – Tuileries, Vilebrequin, Hans Boodt mannequins, John Nollet,  Les Arts décoratifs, Givaudan, Brachfeld, Peroni

Fondateur et directeur général / Founder and General Director
Jean-Pierre Blanc
Directrice artistique photographie / Photography art direction
Raphaëlle Stopin

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