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August Sander Award. Deadline: Jan. 24, 2020

August Sander Award. Prize for Portrait Photography
Open for artists up to 40 years old
Application deadline: 24 January 2020

The August Sander Award – Prize for Portrait Photography, sponsored by Ulla Bartenbach and Prof. Dr. Kurt Bartenbach in collaboration with Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne will be awarded for the second time in 2020.

The prize is designed to promote young artists working in the field of documentary and conceptual photography. In honor of August Sander’s seminal contribution to portrait photography, the candidates’ photographic work should primarily focus on portraiture. The prize is awarded every two years.

National and international artists aged 40 and under who work mainly with photography are eligible to enter. The prize is endowed with €5,000. Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur will also organize, if possible, a solo exhibition of the winners’ works in cooperation with the artist.

The artist should submit a largely completed series of no more than 20 photographs. Only works that form a thematically coherent group or sequence will be reviewed; individual images will not be considered. Submitted works must not have won prizes at other competitions.

The jury is composed of five members: Rineke Dijkstra, artist, Amsterdam; Douglas Eklund, curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Prof. Dr. Ursula Frohne, art historian, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster; Dr. Anja Bartenbach, sponsor family; Gabriele Conrath-Scholl, director, Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne.

A shortlist will be published at the end of March 2020. The winner will be announced at the end of April 2020. The award ceremony will take place in September 2020 on the premises of Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur in Cologne. The closing date is 24 January 2020. Details of terms and conditions for submissions can be downloaded here.

More information and application:

Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur, Köln
Im Mediapark 7 . 50670 Cologne
T +49 (0)221-88895300
photographie@sk-kultur.de
http://www.photographie-sk-kultur.de

Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur, Köln

 

sea_youhere Call on Art and Sustainability

Open Call

#sea_youhere

The sea_youhere is a Virtual Vitrine that showcases projects, experiments, and concepts from all over the world. In 2020 SEA Foundation aims to promote 12 outstanding projects/practices (one each month) in the proxy space by posting to Facebook, Instagram and via our website and newsletters. Read more

sea_youhere 2.0

The second edition sea_youhere is themed “art and sustainability”. With this theme, we provide common ground for diverse individuals working in various media and disciplines while honoring their differences in culture, experience and perspective. By choosing a theme we intend to generate ideas along with additional lines of inquiry and creative interdisciplinary problem solving that manifest today.

#artandsustainability

We face the climate crisis, depletion of resources, extinction of species, the social and political uncertainties. We invite artists, activists, designers, architects, and collectives to share their exemplary projects and discuss ideas on Art and Sustainability in a wider audience.

What does it mean to have a sustainable practice? What is the accountability towards ideas/objects we spread into the world?
Sustainability can be viewed from different angles – ecological, social justice, non-violence, grassroots democracy, economic.
Sustainable art may be understood as art that is produced with consideration for the wider impact and its reception in relationship to its environments social, economic, biophysical, historical and cultural.

How to send us your projects

You must have an active website, an active facebook and an active Instagram account.

  • Only digital submission forms
  • English is the preferred language
  • Add CV & artist statement
  • Add max. 3 projects
  • Your CV (max. 3 pages)
  • Duo’s/collectives: one form per group

The button saves the submission form in word format to your pc.
Complete the form and save it as .pdf
Send together with your CV to seayouhere.project@gmail.com
Subject line: firstname_surname_syh2020

 

Please Note:

This Open Call is for the project Virtual Virine sea_youhere only.

In case you have found funding and would like to apply for one of the limited places in the on-site residency, please follow this link to learn more

 

PRODUCTION RESIDENCY IN SCANDINAVIA. Deadline: Jan. 12, 2020

OPEN CALL:
PRODUCTION RESIDENCY AT THE TOP OF SCANDINAVIA
Welcome to Luleå, a city close to the Arctic Circle in the north of Sweden. Our open call program for 2020 is a 2-step residency.
Our residency program is a production based one. We like to give the selected artist the opportunity to work in our many workshops, fully equipped with machineries and tools.
The artist will be invited for a week in March 2020 to do research and get to know us at KKV Luleå (Artist Collective Studio), as well as artists, art institutions and the area we live in. KKV will arrange activities and meetings in the art and cultural context during the stay.
The second part of the residency is two months, between 28th of April and 18th of June. The artist will work independently according to one’s needs and interests. Before the second part of the residency, the artist has to send in a sketch of work plan, his/her needs in terms of workshops, machinery, tools etc. The artist also has to make sure the work material will be in place before coming back in April.
During the stay, we like the artist to present his/her previous work during an ‘artist get-to-gather’.
KKV Luleå is part of Swedish Lapland AiR network with residencies in the north of Sweden. Study visits to partners involved within the network are also possible. Read more about the network at http://www.swedishlaplandair.com
The residency program will provide the artist with:
A grant of 20 000 SEK (SEK- Swedish kronor)
Travel up to 10 000 SEK
Material up to 5 000 SEK
Transportation of work up to 2 000 SEK
Accommodation in private apartment is included
NOTE: the artist will be responsible for the piece(s) produced during the residency, which has to be transported away. No art pieces nor objects will be left at KKV at the end of the residency program.
Accommodation
A 30 square meters-private apartment in the center of Luleå. It’s possible to have two guests in the apartment.
About us
KKV is an Artist Collective Studio (KKV stands for “Konstnärernas Kollektiv Verkstad”) based in Luleå. Among the 21 artistic collective workshops in Sweden, KKV Luleå is one of the largest with very well equipped creative labs.
Our workshops are fully equipped with machineries and tools: graphic, screen printing, silk screen printing/serigraphy labs, ImageON (light box), enamel, sculpture (plaster, concrete, wax, stone, ceramic), wood, metal castings (bronze, aluminum), monumental spaces, digital art, and sewing/embroidery machine.
Criteria for applicants
Professional artists with minimum 2 years work experience.
Be 30 year or older.
Live in Europe (we do not accept applications from Swedish Artists on this occasion)
Not be enrolled in educational institution during the program period. EXCEPTION: those who are in Ph.D. program are eligible.
Be in a state of good health and able to carry out daily activities on his/her own.
Have enough English to communicate with other artists and studio staff.
Application
The deadline of this open call occurs the 12th of January, 2020, at midnight. The final decision will be taken in January. Send your application to: info@kkvlulea.se and write in the object “Residence 2020”.
Please put below request into one pdf:
Motivation letter, why you would like to come to KKV Luleå, maximum 1500 words
Photos of your previous works/projects, maximum 10 photos and 5 projects
CV
Address to webpage or other social media
Contact info
Interviews with 3 selected artists will be conducted the 23rd of January before the final selection.
Location
KKV is reachable within a 30min walk from the city center or a 7min car/bus ride (bus n. 6). Luleå is served by an airport, a bus and a train station, able to connect it to many regional areas within Sweden. Read more about Luleå >>
Contacts
Manager: Birgitta Lindström
Chairman of KKV: Helena Bergman
E-mail. info@kkvlulea.se

 

KKV Open Call 2020.pdf

Curators’ meeting. Call for projects. Deadline: Oct. 4, 2019

FRENCH: (English below)

Curators’ meeting
Jeudi 7 novembre 2019
9h30 – 12h30
Rencontres professionnelles de photographie organisées par le ministère de la Culture et le Jeu de Paume, en partenariat avec Paris Photo.

Le Curators’ meeting s’adresse aux institutions et commissaires souhaitant présenter à un public professionnel un projet inédit d’exposition en lien avec l’image et/ou la photographie. Cette rencontre vise à encourager la production ou la coproduction des projets présentés. Le projet peut être porté par une institution ou une structure culturelle, un collectif ou un commissaire d’exposition indépendant.

Une dizaine de projets seront sélectionnés par le ministère de la Culture, le Jeu de Paume et Paris Photo. Chaque projet d’exposition donnera lieu à une présentation brève (10 minutes) en anglais ou en français par son organisateur.

https://jeudepaume.typeform.com/to/OmlB8n?fbclid=IwAR2s34QKlFsRZsqe2mRGN9UOIpvc9jdwNCl6CZi_zu2RhMRSMipqZNqbMr4

Date limite de dépôt des projets : 4 octobre 2019

Si vous souhaitez assister à la présentation des projets, confirmez votre inscription en envoyant un mail à l’adresse : curatorsmeeting@jeudepaume.org

Si vous avez des questions nous vous remercions d’écrire à curatorsmeeting@jeudepaume.org

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Professional meetings organized by the French ministry of Culture and the Jeu de Paume, in partnership with Paris Photo.

The “Curators’ meeting” applies to institutions and curators wishing to present to a professional public an innovative exhibition project in connexion with the “image” or photography. This meeting aims at encouraging the production or coproduction of projects. The project can be driven by an institution or a cultural organization, a collective or an independent curator.

A dozen projects will be selected by the French Ministry of Culture, the Jeu de Paume and Paris Photo. Each exhibition project should go along with a brief presentation (approx. 10 minutes) in French ou in English.
APPLY HERE:

https://jeudepaume.typeform.com/to/OmlB8n?fbclid=IwAR2s34QKlFsRZsqe2mRGN9UOIpvc9jdwNCl6CZi_zu2RhMRSMipqZNqbMr4

Deadline for applying: October, 4th, 2019

If you wish to attend the presentation of the projects, please confirm your submission by sending an email to curatorsmeeting@jeudepaume.org

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to send an email to curatorsmeeting@jeudepaume.org

 

Photography and creativity workshops in Greece, this fall.

TransEurope / Eyesculture Workshops of 2019

Join Transeurope / Eyesculture in any of their 7 Workshops for 2019!
Check out the different submission deadlines.

“The heart of an image” with David Jiménez, Sept 26 – Sept 30, at Galani (Xanthi)
“Impact through extinction” with Eefje Ludwig and Rebecca Simons, Oct 1-Oct 6, at Galani (Xanthi)
“Portrait Puzzles” with Diana Blok, Oct 31-Nov 03, at Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece
“River Routes” with Matteo Balduzzi and Panayiotis Lambrou, Nov 03-Nov 06, at Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece
“Experiments with the Irrational” with Claire Strand, Nov 21-Nov 24, at Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece
“Super Vision” with Mishka Henner, Nov 21-Nov 24, at Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece
“Image-Context-Project-Exposure” with Moritz Neumüller, Nov 27-Nov 29, at Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece

By submitting your application to any of the TransEurope / EyesCulture events you agree to the Policy Terms and Conditions.

Click here to download the application

fill it in and

email it to athens@transeuropephoto.eu

You could also make a reservation by phone (M.+306977641148) in advance.

Payment Procedure

STEP 1. Check on each Workshop’s page for the specific amount!

STEP 2. Either pay the whole amount of the Workshop’s participation fee

OR deposit

  1. the pre-inscription of 200€ [20€ registration fee + 180€ deposit] as a first installment as soon as your application has been accepted and
  2. and settle the balance by the specified date.

Your participation is assured as soon as TransEurope has received the participation fee.

Should you experience difficulties with the methods of payment (paypal, bank transfer), please contact us to give you alternative ways of payment at athens@transeuropephoto.eu.

 

Residency Program at ZK/U, Berlin. Deadline: October 13th, 2019

In the context of its art and research residency programme, ZK/U offers a ‘living & working’ space from artists, scholars and practitioners involved in exploring the idea and reality of “the city”. The programme is open to contemporary artistic positions that are conceptual, interventionist and contextual.

Selected projects are often informed by theoretical and practice-based critiques within the fields of urban research, geography, anthropology, urbanism, architecture and the humanities. With collaborative practices and peer-to-peer learning at its core, the residency is about exchanging with and learning from other artists and practitioners. It is a space for urban experimentation where fellows connect through common themes and interests.
Residents are encouraged to involve themselves with ZK/U’s programme and to propose their own formats.

Within the frame of this Open Call, ZK/U invites applications around it’s current discourses of the conceptual framework and additionally encourages investigations into the following themes:

  • alternative practices of knowledge production, mediation and new formats of cross-sectoral conversations
  • inclusive modes of engagement in democratic decision making processes and grassroot movements
  • connecting global communities through strategies of local non-monetary economies and digital governance
  • prototyping digital and spatial infrastructure for a future based on the common good

 

Full Open Call:www.zku-berlin.org/open-call/
Residency Program and Space:www.zku-berlin.org/residency/ 
Conceptual Frame and investigation leads:www.zku-berlin.org/concept/
Application Form:https://forms.gle/CfpQT9MPiAeKXBm6A

Feel free to share the Open Call on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/2148650102096278/