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Group exhibition Call NYC, Deadline: Oct. 31, 2017

Open call for group exhibitions 2018-19

Application deadline: October 31, 2017

apexart
291 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
USA

www.apexart.org

apexart has been making people think for more than 20 years with innovative and unique approaches to programming. Fewer politics and more transparency resulting in more meritocratic and provocative exhibitions in NYC and around the world.

apexart exhibitions are selected from hundreds of anonymous proposals by an international jury of more than 200 people. Who you know doesn’t matter, the quality of your idea and how well you communicate it does. When an exhibition proposal is selected for apexart’s program season, it means that the idea is seen as compelling and worth developing by a large diverse jury that wants to see it transformed from a proposal into an exhibition.

apexart exhibitions feature works about everything, from anywhere, by anyone. If you follow what we do, you might discover something new or end up contributing to our programming.

In 2017, Animal Intent explored creature creativity, Promises to Keep presented performance art by women Pakistani artists, and Fellow Travelers explored the intersections of science fiction and migration narratives. apexart has also held exhibitions in places like Tarrafal, Cape Verde—examining histories of post-colonial prisons in Glimmer of Freedomand Tbilisi, Georgia—probing the legacy of Soviet Cosmonautics in Illegal Kosmonavtika.

apexart awards a budget of USD 10,000 to each selected exhibition and its related programming, and organizers receive a USD 2,000 honorarium for coordinating the project and writing the exhibition essay.

Proposals for group exhibitions in our NYC exhibition space will be accepted from October 1-31, 2017.

To learn more about how to submit your 500-word exhibition proposal, visit www.apexart.org/opencalls.php.

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Paris Photo – Aperture F. PhotoBook Awards. D: Sept 15, 2017

Paris Photo is proud to announce the call for entries for the 2017 Paris Photo – Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards.

Submit your entries now through September 15th for the three prize categories: First PhotoBook, PhotoBook of the Year, and Photography Catalogue of the Year. The First PhotoBook prize winner will receive $10,000.

The shortlisted books will be exhibited November 9-12, 2017 at Paris Photo and featured in The PhotoBook Review (published by Aperture Foundation) accompanied by the jury’s comments. The winners will be announced Friday, November 10, 2017 at the fair.

For more information and to submit entries, visit aperture.org/photobookawards.

Timeline

September 15, 2017, 12:00 noon EST, 4:00 p.m. UTC (books must physically arrive at Aperture in New York)

September 2017

Shortlist announcement
November, 2017
Winner announcement
December 9, 2017 – February 3, 2018
Exhibition

Categories

First PhotoBook

  • A book in which the dominant content is photography, featuring the work of one or more photographer/artist,* produced in physical form, and available for purchase or distributed free of charge, whether via trade distribution, print on demand, a gallery or online outlet, or otherwise. (“Virtual” or electronic books that exist only in digital form are not eligible for entry at this time.)
  • A book that is the first by the given photographer/artist is eligible for entry, whether a first self-published book, a first limited-edition book, a first gallery-published collection, a first book made available by print on demand, or a first book published by a publisher for release in the book trade. A first book published by an established publisher is eligible for entry even if the photographer/artist previously released a self-published book or a limited-edition book for distribution outside the trade. However, once a photographer/artist has had a book published by a mainstream publisher in the book trade, a subsequent book (whether self-published or not) is not eligible for entry
  • Books must be produced or published between September 1, 2016, and September 13, 2017. Books produced before September 13, 2017, but not due for release or publication until a later date in 2017, are also eligible.

PhotoBook of the Year

  • A book in which the dominant content is photography, whether authored by more than one photographer/artist* or authored by an editor, produced in physical form, and published in an edition of no less than one hundred copies.
  • Books must be produced or published between September 1, 2016, and September 13, 2017. Books produced before September 13, 2017, but not due for release or publication until a later date in 2017, are also eligible.
  • Entries for either award may only be submitted by the photographer/artist, the publisher, or a third party acting with the consent of the photographer/artist.

Photography Catalogue of the Year

  • An exhibition catalogue or museum publication in which the dominant content is photography. Catalogues can feature the work of one or more photographers/artists, should be produced in physical form, and available for purchase or distributed free of charge, whether via trade distribution, print on demand, a gallery or online outlet, or otherwise
  • Text-only publications are not eligible, however, catalogues can include extensive research, writing, and analysis—whether dedicated to the oeuvre of a single photographer, or an exploration of a collection based in photographic history and practice
  • Catalogues must be produced or published between September 1, 2016, and September 13, 2017. Catalogues produced before September 13, 2017, but not due for release or publication until a later date in 2017, are also eligible.

*Books by or featuring the work of more than one photographers/artists are eligible in all categories.

Juror information

The awards will be judged in two stages. An initial jury will meet in New York to select the shortlisted entries in both categories. The final winners will be decided by a separate jury that will meet in Paris immediately before Paris Photo begins. The initial jury will include representatives of both Paris Photo and Aperture Foundation, and the final jury will include neither.
Each award winner will be chosen from the juried shortlist, all of which will be exhibited at Paris Photo. The fall 2017 issue of The PhotoBook Review (published by Aperture Foundation) will feature all of the shortlisted books. Following their display during Paris Photo, an exhibition of the thirty shortlisted books will travel to Aperture Gallery in New York and may be exhibited at other venues.

Register at

https://aperture.picter.com/

Call for Curatorial Projects, Valencia, Spain. Deadline: Nov. 14, 2016.

——>English<——

V.O.

The Consortium of Valencian Museums has launched the first edition of “V.O.”
The purpose of this call is the selection of three projects, for exhibitions during the years 2017 and 2018 at the Centre del Carme of Valencia and other associated centers of Alicante and Castellon.

The projects submitted must address contemporary artistic creation and innovation in creative processes, promoting mobility of exhibition productions and different artistic disciplines. Open to individuals and collectives.

The overall budget for each project is 25,000 €, with € 3,000 reserved for the curator and and 3,300 € for the artist or artists or participants.

The deadline for submitting projects for V.O. ends on November 14, 2016.

——>Español<——
El Consorci de Museus de la Comunitat Valenciana ha puesto en marcha la primera edición de su convocatoria V.O. dirigida a comisarios. Entre los objetivos que persigue el Consorci de Museus está el de contribuir al dinamismo del contexto artístico en la Comunitat Valenciana. Una de sus actuaciones concretas en este ámbito es el apoyo a comisarios y comisarias para dar a conocer propuestas innovadoras en el campo de las artes visuales, así como apoyar su desarrollo en el terreno profesional. El objetivo de esta convocatoria es la selección de tres proyectos de comisariado de carácter inédito para la realización de exposiciones durante los años 2017 y 2018 en el Centre del Carme de Valencia y en otros centros consorciados de Alicante y Castellón.

Los proyectos que se presenten deben abordar la creación artística contemporánea y la innovación en los procesos creativos, promoviendo la movilidad de las producciones expositivas  y las diferentes disciplinas artísticas. Puede optar a la convocatoria cualquier persona, a título individual o colectivo.

La dotación económica para cada uno de los proyectos es de 25.000 €, donde se incluyen los honorarios de 3.000 € para comisariado y 3.300 € para el o la artista o artistas participantes.

El plazo para presentar proyectos para V.O. finaliza el 14 de noviembre de 2016.

Bases V.O.
http://www.consorciomuseos.gva.es

Smack Mellon Call for emerging curators. Deadline: Sept. 1, 2016

Proposals are accepted annually from Emerging Curators for the Emerging Artists Summer Exhibition. The Emerging Artists Summer Exhibition will be curated by a selected Emerging Curator and will be made up of Emerging Artists. An Emerging Curator is defined as an independent curator who is beginning their career as a curator. Proposal must show history of at least 3 prior curatorial projects successfully presented to a public audience.

The selected curator’s exhibition theme will be announced in the open call process for the emerging artists program. The theme should be relevant to political, social or environmental issues. Curators must select 50% of their artists from the pool of emerging artists. The exhibitions must include at least 60% women artists, as part of Smack Mellon’s mission to support women artists.

Smack Mellon provides curators a stipend and a budget for artists’ stipends. The curator is encouraged to stop by the gallery during gallery hours to look at the space in order to tailor their proposal to the space.

Smack Mellon can provide audio and visual equipment such as projectors and flat screen monitors as well as technical support for installing complex projects.

The curator should realize that we expect a hands-on approach at the gallery. The curator is expected to be in NYC to review all submissions. The curator is expected to be at the gallery throughout the installation and the curator and artists involved in the exhibition are responsible for the execution and installation of the artwork. The curator should clarify to all artists when invited to participate that they are responsible for delivering their work to the gallery, installing and de-installing their work. Smack Mellon does not have a full time staff of preparators. Smack Mellon will hire an installer for 2 days to help with general installation. Smack Mellon gallery staff can assist in installation of work requiring a lift or special mounting. Our gallery staff may also assist artists with installation of other complicated projects but will not be involved in helping the artist to build their work on site. Our technical staff will install all of the equipment (projectors, monitors etc.) belonging to Smack Mellon. It will be the artist’s responsibility to install and maintain any equipment that belongs to the artist.

Specifics about the installation of artwork and about the equipment that Smack Mellon is able to provide will be discussed after the initial proposal has been reviewed and accepted as a proposal under consideration.

Curators do not have to propose a completed show but must submit the following:

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1. Documentation of past exhibitions
(Up to 20 still images and/or a maximum of 3 three-minute videos of past exhibitions.)

2. Resume

3. Curator’s Statement about past exhibitions

4. Curatorial Proposal for new exhibition
(A list of artists under consideration can also be included.)

5. Work Samples
(Curators should also include images of the artists’ work to be included in the exhibition. If new work will be created for the exhibition, send images of their past work. A maximum of 20 still images can be submitted. )

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TO BEGIN THE APPLICATION PROCESS

https://smackmellon.submittable.com/submit/e60ea1cc-58fb-49db-99f0-4d572885d5de

(You are not required to finish your application in one session.)

http://smackmellon.org/

Comisart for Emerging Curators. Deadline: Sept. 23, 2016

Call for Applications, 2016

Comisart is a call for applications aimed at art curators under 40 years of age, with Spanish nationality or resident in Spain, who have previously curated at least three exhibitions. Any curators who already have well-established careers will not be accepted.

The three curators selected will receive a grant of 6,000 euros and will benefit from the resources and advice of the exhibitions team from the “la Caixa” Foundation.

Comisart is a two-yearly programme involving three exhibition projects based on items from the “la Caixa” Contemporary Art Collection and the MACBA collections. We are committed to innovative projects, both in terms of interpretations and reflections and also regarding the creative approach and forms used.

The exhibitions will be included in the annual programming of CaixaForum Barcelona and there is also the possibility of them becoming travelling exhibitions, as well as potential collaborations with other institutions. The exhibitions may also include work by young artists embarking on their careers as a complement to items from the “la Caixa” Collection, provided these works already exist and do not form part of another institution’s collection.

Each project will be developed over a period of four months. During the first month, curators will have access to the Collection and to the teams from the “la Caixa” Foundation and MACBA in order to define the project, while all the work to prepare the exhibition will be carried out in the following three months.

KEY DATES

No projects or additional documentation can be presented outside the deadlines established in the rules of the call for applications unless the organisation announces an extension of the deadline specified in these rules.

Start of the call for applications

  • June 27, 2016

End of the call for applications

  • September 23, 2016

For more info in English, Spanish and Catalan click here.

Guidelines for the Call for Application (Spanish only), click here.

 

BreakThrough Photo Award. Deadline: May 1, 2016

British Journal of Photography’s Breakthrough Awards are open for entries, offering students and recent graduates worldwide an opportunity to showcase their work and gain international exposure.

Four winners will receive a two-week exhibition in east London and have their work published across British Journal of Photography’s online, print and social channels. Winners will also be showcased globally on WeTransfer, the world’s leading file transfer site.

Photographers who are studying on undergraduate and graduate courses, or within 5 years of graduating, may submit work on any topic to be judged by panel of industry experts.

Photographs can be captured in any format and can be of any style or genre. The competition is open to students and graduates from around the world – students and graduates of non-photographic courses may also enter.

PRIZES:

-Exhibition

Winners will have their work exhibited at a Breakthrough Showcase in east London. The show will take place in June 2016 as part of the Free Range Graduate Shows at The Old Truman Brewery.

Winners will have their work presented by our editorial team at an exclusive launch event, and will be invited to speak about their work. There will also be workshops and events taking place in the gallery throughout the show drawing in photography enthusiasts from around the UK.

-Global showcase on WeTransfer

Winners of the Breakthrough 2016 receive a four-week showcase on the WeTransfer homepage, reaching over 80 million creatives worldwide and providing an unmissable opportunity for exposure to the international creative community.

Runners up in each category will receive WeTransfer Plus accounts, complete with long term storage, increased upload sizes and password protected transfers.

-International exposure from British Journal of Photography

Winners of the Breakthrough 2016 will have their work published across British Journal of Photography’s print, online and social channels, with a combined reach of over 1,000,000 creatives and industry influencers worldwide. BJP is the world’s longest-running and most influential photography magazine, defining the future of contemporary photography.

Winners work will also appear in print as part of a special edition newspaper being printed for all attendees of the exhibition and sessions.

Runners up in each category will be featured on the British Journal of Photography website.

-Opportunity to sell work

Winning images will be showcased in a dedicated section of the BJP Breakthrough site, and made available for sale (if approved by the winner), with the photographer receiving 70% of all sales income.

How to enter:

  • Entering the competition costs: £7.50 for a single image or £27.50 for a series of up to 20 images.
  • Images can be shot in any format, using any camera model, on film or digital. If you are entering a series of images, please indicate the viewing order, if appropriate, in the caption field.
  • Each image can be a maximum of 5MB in size, and we recommend images of 2-3MB in size for easy upload. All images must be submitted as JPEG files – any files submitted in any other format (including TIFF, PDF, PSD etc) will be discarded.
  • Your statement must be under 1500 characters
  • Once your images and statement have been uploaded to the system you will see an option to submit your entry. Once submitted your entry cannot be altered. Only submitted entries will be viewed by the judges.

YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS, TO PARTICIPATE PICK THE LINK BELLOW!:

www.bjpbreakthrough.com

Call for exhibition projects, PHotoEspaña. Deadline: April 25, 2016

The information on the PHE website is in Spanish only but nowhere does it say that the call is only for Spanish artists/curators. So go for it!

Convocatoria de proyectos expositivos. FORO PHotoEspaña-Comunidad de Madrid: Hacer

La Comunidad de Madrid PHotoEspaña organizan Hacer, una convocatoria abierta a creadores para la presentación de proyectos fotográficos y de artes visuales, que serán mostrados al público a través de cuatro exposiciones celebradas en la Sala El Águila.

Hacer forma parte de Foro PHotoEspaña-Comunidad de Madrid, un espacio de encuentro heterogéneo y abierto en el que se podrá Hacer, Hablar, Escuchar y Estar con la fotografía y pretende ser una plataforma para dar visibilidad y difusión a proyectos de autores o colectivos emergentes.

La convocatoria está dirigida a fotógrafos que presenten un proyecto expositivo adecuado a la Sala El Águila y las premisas de la convocatoria. De entre todos los trabajos recibidos, un jurado compuesto por: Antonio J. Sánchez Luengo, subdirector General de Bellas Artes de la Comunidad de Madrid; Javier Martín, asesor de artes plásticas de la Comunidad de Madrid; Nicolás Combarro, coordinador de la sección Hacer; María García Yelo, directora de PHotoEspaña y Ana Belén García Mula, coordinadora General de PHotoEspaña; seleccionarán cuatro propuestas para la realización de las muestras.

Los proyectos presentados se han de adecuar a los siguientes requisitos:

Producción
Las obras que formen parte de la exposición se producirán en los materiales facilitados por Canon, colaborador del proyecto, y en las dependencias y maquinaria facilitadas por esta compañía, con sede en Madrid. Las características, cantidades y formatos son: DINA0 (841×1189 mm), entre cincuenta y setenta obras por exposición, en soporte papel y Forex.

Cada autor podrá, si así lo desea, aportar materiales ya producidos para ser expuestos dentro de su proyecto. En ese caso, los costes del transporte de los mismos correrán a cargo del autor.

Espacio
La Sala El Águila cuenta con un espacio aproximado de 49 metros lineales, una superficie total de 193,76 m2 y una altura de techo de 2,95 m. Puedes descargar los planos del espacio aqui.

Honorarios
Cada autor o colectivo seleccionado contará con 200 euros en conceptos de honorarios.

Montaje
El autor debe estar presente en el montaje y desmontaje de su exposición, contando con el apoyo del equipo de montaje y coordinación de PHotoEspaña. Es responsabilidad del autor dejar el espacio exactamente igual a como estaba antes de la exposición.

Duración
Las exposiciones de Hacer se desarrollarán entre los días 10 de junio y 31 de julio. Cada una de ellas tendrá una duración de dos semanas en horario de viernes a domingo.

Envío
Los autores deberán enviar un dossier digital, en formato PDF y no superior a 10 megas, que contenga: biografía del autor, descripción del proyecto, características técnicas de montaje, imágenes y tamaños de las obras presentadas, antes del lunes 25 de abril a info@phe.es.

Source:

http://www.phe.es/en/noticias/1/noticias_phe/161/foro_photoespana-comunidad_de_madrid:_hacer