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Call for photographers from CEE. Deadline: Sept. 10, 2018

DIFFERENT  WORLDS – 6TH  INTERNATIONAL  PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION  FOR  YOUNG  PHOTOGRAPHERS FROM THE CENTRAL AND EAST EUROPE (CEE)

Open call for young and emerging artists in the field of contemporary art photography organised by Photon Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Photography from Ljubljana. The first prize, the Luka Koper Photography Award, amounts to 1.000€ for the production cost of a solo exhibition at Photon Gallery. The selection of 10 best applicants will be awarded 200€ put towards their production expenses with their work exhibited in a group exhibition in Ljubljana, Vienna and elsewhere. Photon will also cover the travel expenses and one-night stay for the first three applicants to attend the exhibition opening in Ljubljana.
The call is open to artists up to 35 years of age (including those born in 1983) who work in the CEE region (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia) or who come from these states and work abroad.
There is no prescribed theme for the call. We accept the works in the wide range of photography and photography-related practices (photography, photomontage, photo-collage, photo-installation, appropriation of found photographs, etc.). The jury will, however, favour works which exhibit originality, unconventionality, and innovation both in their formal approach and in regard to the selected themes and concepts.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE
The applications should be submitted by 10 September 2018.
The candidates will be informed of the results of the call by 10 October 2018.
THE JURY
The selection of the artists and the works will be in the hands of the independent international jury composed of dr. Peter Konschake (a photographer and the founder of the STP Galerie in Greifswald, Germany, which specializes in Eastern European art with the focus on photography), Gerhard Gross (project manager at the Kulturvermittlung Steiermark in Graz; artist, curator and the organiser of the photography biennale Photo Graz – Styrian Photo Biennale) and Dejan Sluga (director and the programme manager at the Photon Gallery in Ljubljana and Vienna).

THE APPLICATION SHOULD INCLUDE:
• The artist’s portfolio of maximum two completed projects or projects in the process, each can include maximum 10 photographs, in the resolution of at least 1,800 pixels on the long side in PDF or JPG format.
• The description of the projects and the concepts (in English) up to 1,500 characters.
• A short biography of the applicant.
• Additional technical specifications: format and dimensions of the works, optimal way of presentation in an exhibition format.

SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION
The complete application should be packed in one zip file and entitled in the following format:

Name_Surname_ProjectTitle.zip
Please send the zip file together using the application form at http://bit.ly/DW2018apply.

If you encounter any issues with submitting your application please contact us at info@photon.si.

THE EXHIBITION

The selected artists’ work will be presented in a group exhibition at Photon Gallery, opening on 14 November and lasting until 7 December 2018. The exhibition, accompanied by a catalogue, will then travel from Ljubljana to Vienna and also to other cities, where the project’s partners are located. In 2016 the exhibition was hosted in Bratislava, The House of Photography and in Budapest, Viltin Gallery. The 2017 selection of works was also shown in Vienna and will be exhibited as a part of the Month of Photography in Bratislava in November 2018.
OUR CONTACT INFORMATION
For additional information contact us at info@photon.si and phone number +386 59 977907 (Monday to Friday from 12 to 6 pm); contact person: Špela Pipan.
Photon – Center za sodobno fotografijo
Trg prekomorskih brigad 1
1000 Ljubljana
T: +386 59 977 907
M: +386 40 168023
E: dejan@photon.si
http://photon.si
http://photongallery.at
http://www.photonicmoments.net

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The Too Tired Project. A dialogue about mental health and art.

Tara Wray’s photobook, Too Tired for Sunshine (Yoffy Press, July 2018), confronts depression by documenting the beauty, darkness, and absurdity of everyday life, and it’s the inspiration for the Too Tired Project.

If you use photography in a similar way, we hope you will share your work with us. We want to continue a dialogue about mental health and art.

To submit to this ongoing curated series of photographs just tag #tootiredproject and @tootiredproject on Instagram.

We’ll post a few favorites on the site and aim to select the most captivating of those images for a photobook anthology to be published by Yoffy Press (timing TBD).

You may also submit to the Too Tired Project by sending up to 3 images to info@tootiredproject.com.

▪ All images should be sized at 1200px on the longest side, at 72dpi, sRGB, jpeg format.
▪ Label the files with your name and numeration. (Example: firstname_lastname_1.jpg).

tootiredproject.com

Call for Submissions: Journal for Artistic Research (JAR). Deadline: Sept. 6, 2018.

JAR invites submissions from all fields and disciplines in which artistic research may be relevant, including areas that are not usually conceived of as artistic. We welcome submissions from practitioners with or without academic affiliations. JAR’s format for publishing artistic research, the exposition, invites authors to combine text, image, film, and audio material on expandable web pages, challenging the dominance of writing in traditional academic research. Submissions in multiple languages are accepted, if accompanied by an English translation, which will act as master version. Multilingual expositions are also welcome as long as translations are provided.
The Journal for Artistic Research (JAR) is an international, online, Open Access and peer-reviewed journal that disseminates artistic research from all disciplines. JAR invites the ever-increasing number of artistic researchers to develop what for the sciences and humanities are standard academic publication procedures. It serves as a meeting point of diverse practices and methodologies in a field that has become a worldwide movement with many local activities. JAR provides a digital platform where multiple methods, media and articulations may function together to generate insights in artistic research endeavours. It seeks to promote expositions of practice as research. In JAR artistic research is viewed as a developing field where research and art are positioned as mutually influential. Recognising that the field is ever developing and expanding, JAR remains open to continued re-articulations of its publishing criteria.

The JAR Network further facilitates exchange among the artistic research community. This part of the site is an extension of JAR rather than part of the peer reviewed journal. In the Network we publish writing that actively responds to issues in the field, allowing JAR to give focus to developments and make public some of the important discussions that artistic researchers have in their own local contexts.

For submissions information, and advice on whether your research is suitable for JAR, contact the Managing Editor, using the web contact form.

Submission Requirements

JAR works with an international editorial board and a large panel of peer-reviewers. Editor in Chief: Michael Schwab – Peer Review Editor: Julian Klein. Editorial Board: Alex Arteaga, Annette Arlander, Lucia D’Errico, Barnaby Drabble, Mika Elo, Azadeh Fatehrad, Yara Guasque, Julian Klein and Mareli Stolp.

JAR is published by the Society for Artistic Research (SAR), an independent, non-profit association. You can support JAR by becoming an individual or institutional member of SAR. More information can be found here.

THE LOS ANGELES CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY ANNOUNCE THE FOURTH ANNUAL PORTFOLIO REVIEW. JULY 20-22, 2018.

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is pleased to announce its Fourth Annual Portfolio Reviews! at the EXPOSURE WEEKEND 2018.

The weekend will be filled with reviews, workshops, seminars, and networking events. The dates are Friday – Sunday, July 20-22, 2018. This year’s event will be held entirely at the beautiful Hotel MdR, a Doubletree by Hilton, in Marina Del Rey, CA. Reviews are 20 minute face-to-face meetings with gallery owners, photo editors, museum curators, publishers and other photo professionals.On Thursday, July 19, 6-8 pm, EXPOSURE WEEKEND 2018 will kick-off with LACP’s Fifth Annual Members’ exhibition opening reception at the Los Angeles Center of Photography. The show is juried by Catherine Couturier, the owner and director of the Catherine Couturier Gallery.

On Friday, July 20, 6-8 pm, EXPOSURE WEEKEND 2018 will host a Portfolio Walk. This event will be open to the public and anyone participating in the portfolio reviews can show their work. This will be a fun night and a chance to meet reviewers and see the work of your fellow photographers.

Portfolio Reviews are sold in blocks of 5 or 8 reviews and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. After registering for your reviews, you will be contacted to submit your reviewer preferences in order from 1-15, 1 being who you would like to see the most. The date you register holds your place in line and priority is given to those who register early. Schedules will be released by early July.
*Single Reviews will be released in July, only if there is space available.
Portfolio Review Pricing and Info
When: Friday-Sunday, July 20-22, 9:30 am – 5 pm, 2018
Where: Hotel MdR, a Doubletree by Hilton, 13480 Maxella Avenue, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Early Bird Pricing (on or before June 8, 2018)
$475 ($450 Members) for 8 reviews
$325 ($300 Members) for 5 reviewsRegular Pricing (after June 8, 2018)
$500 ($475 Members) for 8 reviews
$350 ($325 Members) for 5 reviews

 

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Fotograf Open call. Deadline: June 15, 2018

Fotograf Opencall

Fotograf issues an open call for professionals, amateurs, and students who are invited to submit their photo projects that will be published in a printed issue of the Fotograf magazine.

The projects may be related to this year’s theme of the festival and magazine, “Non-work: Occupied by Leisure Time” – where that means any activity on the border between so-called free time and work. What is a leisure time? How does this socially constructed scheme affect our perception? Projects that are not related to the topic, but represent a distinctly defined project of an independent and non-commercial character will be accepted as well.

Submission terms and conditions:

  • Project – images in one PDF file.
  • Text: the project description (max. 1 x A4), the author’s portfolio, and CV (including contact information).
  • Send your projects to email: info@fotografnet.cz and write “OPENCALL” in the email subject line.
  • Any email attachments must be properly identified – the file names should begin with your last name and then first name.
  • The number of projects submitted by one author is not limited.


The deadline for the competition submissions is June 15, 2018.

The participation fee per project is CZK 450 / EUR 18.

Instructions:
Please send the fee to the following bank account number: 2800358798/2010,
IBAN: CZ8420100000002800358798
BIC code/SWIFT: FIOBCZPPXXX
(please add “OPENCALL_surname” in the note)

The four winning projects will be published in the next two issues of Fotograf (October 2018 and May

2019). Fotograf magazine is one of the leading global magazines devoted to photography and contemporary art. It is distributed to 25 countries around the world.

The winner will be chosen by the jury whose members include Pavel Baňka, Jen Kratochvil, Louise Fedotov-Clements, Moritz Neumüller, Josephine Pryde, Tereza Rudolf, Marie Sarycheva and Tereza Zelenková.

The winners will be announced no later than June 28, 2018 on www.fotografmagazine.cz

For more information, contact info@fotografnet.cz.

WANDERLUST. PHOTOGRAPHIC ART. DEADLINE MAY, 27.

Call for entries to: photographers and photographic artists with images that are dedicated to “Wanderlust”. This exhibition will be on view from June 20th until August, 5th, 2018, in Galerie Sehnsucht.

What we are looking for, is artistic photography showing the feeling of Wanderlust.

Wanderlust is a German loanword, known to many people, for most of us have this irresistibly strong desire to travel, to wander and to rove about. Although the word dates back to the half of the nineteenth century, wandering became fashionable around 1800. The French philosopher Jean Jacques Rousseau urged people to get back to nature, and in Germany a whole bunch of ‘Sturm und Drang’ poets strolled about nature, Goethe ahead, to express their modern consciousness of life. For life was heavily shaken up by all the wars and revolutions that time and hardly anything was still the same. Nature, travel, the great unknown gave way to a new pace in life where one could slow down and escape everyday hectic. Travelling by foot lead to an encounter with nature that was both physical and sensual. Like a pilgrimage, one could meet the sublime in nature and in oneself.

The Jury: will be assisted by Eli Dijkers. He will be the guest curator for this exhibition.

APPLICATION FORMS

More information: www.galeriesehnsucht.com

Festival Films on Architecture. MOVE CINE ARCH. Deadline: March 31, 2018.

MOVE CINE ARCH Festival welcomes films productions focused on architecture, landscape, representation of space, urbanism, planning, cities and environment. The Festival accepts films productions finished on or after 2015. Each author can participate with only one film in their original language with English subtitles when applicable.

A travelling Festival about Films on Architecture. 2018 edition will travel Venice, São Paulo and Paris. A programme built upon partnerships with international cultural institutions and with the desire to better discover architecture and its visual representation. Among out stellar partners European Cultural Center in Venice and Paris College of Art. Films and video productions focused on architecture, landscape, representaiton of space, urbanism, planning, cities and environment are welcome.

The Jury: Federica Andreoni, Jessica Auer, Reinaldo Cardent, Francisco Perrotta-Boscht and Martin Benavidez.

Fees: Single submission 10 € (before February 28th) and regular fee 15 €. Multiple submissions from the same producer 5 €. NO submission fee for academies and schools.

ENTRY FORM

CONTEST RULES

More information: movecinearte.com