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Job openings at FORMAT Festival

JOBS AT FORMAT

FORMAT are delighted to announce a number of part time and short term contract positions to work with the FORMAT team to help deliver the next edition of the festival in 2019.

So come and join our team by applying to one of the following roles.

FORMAT Marketing Assistant 
FORMAT Volunteer Coordinator
FORMAT Volunteer Coordinator Assistant 
FORMAT Portfolio Review Coordinator
FORMAT Parallel Curatorship Coordinator 

Apply Now


COMING SOON

East meets West Masterclass Programme

FORMAT, QUAD and GRAIN Projects are delighted to announce a new collaborative project that will provide twenty emerging artists and photographers currently residing in the Midlands with a professional development opportunity.

At the Masterclasses you will learn from industry leaders including photographers, curators, directors and producers about portfolio development and receive advice regarding competitions, commissions, exhibitions, funding, distribution and editing. The sessions will also discuss socially engaged, editorial and fine art photography and the photobook.

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Format Festival Call. Deadline: Sept 6, 2018

Open Call FORMAT19: FOREVER//NOW

Deadline – 6th September 2018

The FORMAT team is delighted to present the amazing awards available to the successful entries for the FORMAT19 Open Call.

FORMAT19 Bursary: Everyone who is selected to exhibit at FORMAT19 will receive a bursary to assist them with their production, installation and/or travel costs.

FORMAT19 Award: A £2000 cash prize will be awarded to one of the successful entries, judged by the panel of international jurors.

Spectrum Imaging Award: Printing services and mentorship worth £1000 will be awarded to one of the successful entries judged by Spectrum.

Genesis and Fuji Award: £1000 for printing and framing services will be awarded to one of the successful entries judged by Genesis and Fuji.

Other prizes include:

The Royal Photographic Society Award: cash prize of £500

The Photography Show Award: cash prize of £500

Chinese Photographers Magazine Award: cash prize of $500

ARCHIVO Platform Award: Online feature showcasing the work of the selected artist.

Don’t miss this opportunity to take part in FORMAT19. Please send us your projects that respond to the endless moment of FOREVER and the zeitgeist of the NOW. Challenge our panel of international experts in as many diverse and inventive ways as you can imagine.

We want to see what you are doing, making, thinking FOREVER//NOW.

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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.

Open Call for Photo Israel. Deadline: June 15, 2018

Open Call for Artists – 2018 International Photography Festival

We are excited to launch an open call for exhibiting at the 6th international Photography Festival that will take place in November 2018 in Tel-Aviv.
For the first time in this format, we will be happy to see works and explore ideas to be exhibited at the festival. It is also the first time that we invite artists from various media, not only photographers, to submit their proposals.

Artists working with photography, video, performance, and multimedia, from all over the world and in all stages of their career are invited to send proposals for existing or planned works on this year’s theme – relations.
The subject of relations, on the numerous worlds and interpretation associated with it, has always been a central subject matter for artists, curators, and scholars. In the upcoming festival, we wish to explore this theme from different angles, as well as its relevance in today’s world, and the new ways it can be represented.A panel of art professionals will review the proposals and select the participating artists.
The selected works will be exhibited at the festival’s thematic exhibition, or as special projects at the festival.
Submission deadline: June 25, 2018
* An application fee of $15 includes a registration fee and free entrance to the Photography Festival to all submitting artists.

Open Call for Submissions

KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award. Deadline: April 4, 2018

On February 16, 2018, celebrating the centenary of the restored Independence of Lithuania, in collaboration with LensCulture, KAUNAS PHOTO festival launches an Open Call for its 15th edition, offering an array of opportunities for Photographers from inclusion to festival program, artistic residencies to the New KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award, consisting of a solo exhibition at the largest photography gallery in the Baltic States, Kaunas Photography Gallery, and 2500 EUR monetary prize.

Kaunas Photo festival opening week – September 5-9, 2018.

Works accepted from February 16 to April 4, 2018, no extensions.

J BOOK SHOW IN THE CORK PHOTO FESTIVAL. DEADLINE: MAR. 26, 2018

J Book Show will take place in Cork, Ireland on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th of April 2018. The show is part of the Cork Photo Festival.

The festival began in 2014 as an artist led initiative, highlighting local photographers in venues across Cork City.

The Cork Photo team curates exhibitions by both local and international artists. We bring together independent galleries, arts organisations, individuals and collectives all wishing to exhibit and celebrate photography.

All submissions will be reviewed and successful applicants will be notified by the 1st of April 2018.

When

14th and 15th of April 2018

Where

Lewis Glucksman Gallery

Submissions close Monday 26th March 2018

All submissions will be reviewed and contacted by April 1st.

There is a submission fee of £10, this helps to cover material costs and transporting books to and from the shows.

To submit a book, please fill out the online submission form, and post your book to the address below.

Submission Form

More details about the show and sign up to our newsletter for updates.

Postal Address

Photobookshow
16 The Grange
Barcombe
East Sussex
BN8 5AT
ENGLAND

The not so small print…

All photobooks submitted may be photographed and displayed on our website and social media channels. Examples of how we do this are available here: http://photobookshow.co.uk/photobooks/

We encourage handling of photobooks (no gloves) please be prepared for well looked at books to receive some wear.

If you would like your photobook returned please indicate on the submission form and they will be returned by standard UK Royal mail postage. Photobookshow can not take responsibility for books lost or damaged in transit.

Photobookshow is a self funded project and is supported generously by galleries and supporters giving up their free time not to mention the amazing support and generosity of the photobook community. The submission fee helps to cover material costs and transporting books to and from the shows.

http://photobookshow.co.uk/

 

Odesa Photo Days Call. Deadline: Mar. 1, 2018

Odesa Photo Days is quite young, but still the only one international photography festival in Ukraine and just begins to gain popularity in the international arena. It was founded in 2015 and arose as a reflection of the war in eastern Ukraine, political events and social media manipulation.

Three years in a row our festival tried to create educational platform for the international photographers, that to share knowledge, opportunities, ideas and spread the information about ukrainian photography. This year they also would like to see hidden stories from different continents, which is why they announce an Open Call for the main exhibition of the Festival, with theme “Off Limits”.

Link: http://thephotodays.org/en/open-call-2018-2/

The general web is www.thephotodays.org and the video report from last edition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3KwGNnhHGQ .