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Several research fellowships in the NY Historical Society. Deadline: Jan. 13, 2017

THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY, founded in 1804, holds a distinguished collection of books, manuscripts, photographs, graphic materials, decorative objects, historical artifacts, and works of art.

The Patricia D. Klingenstein Library at the New-York Historical Society is home to more than 350,000 books, three million manuscripts, and distinctive collections of maps, photographs, and prints, as well as ephemera and family papers documenting the history of the United States from a distinctly New York perspective. New-York Historical’s collections are particularly rich in material pertaining to the American Revolution and early Republic, the Civil War, and the Gilded Age. Significant holdings relate to Robert Livingston and the Livingston family, Rufus King, Horatio Gates, Albert Gallatin, Cadwallader Colden, Robert Fulton, Richard Varick, and many other notable individuals. Also well documented within the Library’s collections are major social movements in American history, especially abolitionism, temperance, and social welfare. The Library’s visual archives include some of the earliest photographs of New York, a significant collection of Civil War images, and the archives of major architectural firms of the later 19th century. Among the more than 1.6 million works comprising the Museum’s art collections are all 435 preparatory watercolors for John James Audubon’s Birds of America, a preeminent collection of Hudson River School landscapes; and an exceptional collection of decorative and fine arts spanning four centuries.

The New-York Historical Society offers a rich research environment that promotes an active intellectual community. Fellows are encouraged to explore the collections and take advantage of the full scope of the Library and Museum’s resources and to share their research during their tenure through informal talks and blog posts. Educational outreach and public programs further support New-York Historical’s intellectual mission to explore the richly layered political, cultural, and social history of New York and the nation, as well as the making and the meaning of history.

The New-York Historical Society offers several long- and short-term fellowships during the academic year. Designed to encourage and promote the use of the institution’s diverse collections of primary and secondary sources, the fellowships are open to scholars at various times during their academic careers.

The application deadline for all fellowships is January 13, 2017.

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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women’s History
Hired for a two-year term, one postdoctoral fellow will work as a public historian and intellectual coordinator for the New-York Historical Society’s Center for Women’s History. The ideal candidate will have a strong scholarly interest in women’s history and some experience in public history. The fellow will participate in developing programming and be deputized to operate certain projects independently. Applicants for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship must have the PhD in hand by the time of appointment. The postdoctoral fellow will be in residence as a full-time staff member with a stipend of $50,000 per year with full benefits. This fellowship lasts from September 1, 2017 until August 30, 2019.

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Fellowships
Offered jointly with the Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School, two Bernard and Irene Schwartz Fellowships are open to scholars who will have completed their PhD in history or American studies before the end of the 2016-2017 academic year. Fellows will teach one course per semester at Eugene Lang College in addition to conducting focused research in residence at the New-York Historical Society. These fellows carry a stipend of $60,000, plus benefits. The fellowship lasts from September 1, 2017 until June 29, 2018.

Patricia and John Klingenstein Short-Term Fellowships
Two or more Patricia and John Klingenstein Short-Term Fellowships will be awarded to scholars at any academic level. Fellows will conduct research in the New-York Historical Society’s library collections for two to four weeks at a time, and will receive a stipend of $1,500 to $2,000. These fellowships last from September 1, 2017 until June 29, 2018.
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships in Women’s History
The two recipients of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship in Women’s History should have a strong interest in the fields of women’s history and public history. They must be currently enrolled students in good standing in a relevant PhD program in the humanities. The Predoctoral Fellows will be in residence part time at the New-York Historical Society for one academic year, between September 1, 2017 and June 29, 2018, with a stipend of $15,000 per year. This position is not full time and will not receive full benefits.

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship
One fellowship for the length of a single academic year is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities for research at the New-York Historical Society. The fellowship is available to individuals who have completed their formal professional training and have a strong record of accomplishment within their field. There is no restriction relating to age or academic status of applicants. Foreign nationals are eligible to apply if they have lived in the United States for at least three years immediately preceding the application deadline. The ten-month residency will carry a stipend of $42,000, plus benefits. This fellowship lasts from September 1, 2017 until June 29, 2018.

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships
Two Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships will be awarded to candidates who have earned their PhD in the last three to five years. Research projects may include the conversion of a dissertation into a publishable manuscript or the initiation of new research based on the collections and resources of the New-York Historical Society. This ten-month residency will carry a stipend of $60,000, plus benefits. The fellowship lasts from September 1, 2017 until June 29, 2018.

New-York Historical Society
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at Richard Gilder Way (77th St)
New York, NY 10024

 

http://www.nyhistory.org/library/fellowships

 

LAST CHANCE for Winning a Grant to study Art Photography in Madrid. Deadline: January 12, 2017

European Master of Fine Art Photography Scholarships 2017

Do you want to play your role in the field of artistic photography? Be part of our state of the art program, the European Master of Fine Art Photography, which is going into its sixth Edition in April 2017.

We offer practical and innovative training with a unique master program based on the development of a personal project, coached by our International docents and tutors, including Joan Fontcuberta, Andreas Müller-Pohle, Ricardo Cases, Martin Parr, Cristina de Middel, or Simon Roberts, to name just a few.

Take part in the competition and win a scholarship!

PRIZE

Two scholarships covering 50% of the tuition fees, equivalent to 4,250 euros.

NEW Deadline for the receipt of works: 12th of January 2017 at 18:00, Madrid time (GMT+1).

The winners will be announced on the 19th of January 2017 at 18:00, Madrid time (GMT +1).

The names of the winners will be published on iedphotography.com.

http://iedphotography.com/events/european-master-fine-art-photography-scholarships-2017/

Past Scholarship winners:

Nikita Pirogov, Alena Zhandarova, Wawi Navarroza, Yutaka Nozawa, Duarte Amaral Netto and Jorge Fuembuena, among others.

(Photo: Patricia Nieto Madroñero, student of the European Master of Fine Art Photography 2016)

New Photography Festival Call, Belgium. Deadline:Jan. 23, 2017

Next summer the Cultural Centre of Palethe will organize the first edition of a two-yearly international photo festival ‘Lens op de mens’ (Spotlight on people) in Overpelt (Belgium).

 All professional and keen amateur photographers from around the world are welcome in Overpelt to show their most photogenic work to a large public. For this edition the subject is the human portrait.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

SUBMITTING PHOTOS

The competition is open for professional and amateur photographers of a high level.

  • The theme of the photos is ‘Lens op de mens’ meaning that photos have to be about people in the large meaning of the word. For example, photos can represent documentaries or art.

  • Every photographer can upload a maximum of 5 photos. Photos have to be taken in 2014, 2015, 2016 of 2017. The photographer has to pay a maximum of 20 euro incl. VAT for every photo uploaded to share costs.

  • You can submit photos up until midnight 23 January 2017.

  • Photos are selected by an international jury depending on photographic qualities. It is not possible to appeal against their decision.

  • The copyright of all images submitted remains with the copyright holder. However the Overpelt Photo Festival ‘Lens op de Mens’ reserves the right to use any of the images submitted, without payment, for display and publicity purposes for this and future Overpelt Photo Festival projects. It is vital that the candidate obtains the permission of the client and/or the copyright holder and any relevant model release forms, where appropriate before submitting the work.

  • Photos have to be submitted as jpg-files, compression High (10-12). The longest side of the pictures must be 50 cm (= 5906 pixels at 300 dpi).

  • The filename must be composed as:Name_First Name_Title_number.jpg

  • When the festival is finished and the exhibition is dismantled, the photographer can collect all photos. This will be between 18 and 28 September 2017 at set days and times. These will be advised at a future date. If the photographer doesn’t collect the photos, they will automatically become property of the organization. Photos selected for other exhibitions can’t be collected by the photographer.

EXHIBITION

  • All photos will be exhibited during the exhibition. The selected photos will be printed; all other photos will be digital.

  • The selected photos will be printed by the organization without any cost to the participating photographer.

  • The name of the photographer will be displayed under each photo by the organization. Logos of partners and sponsors can also be included under the photo.

  • Photos can be selected by the organisation and may be passed on to other exhibitions. These photos will remain property of the organization. We will notify the selected photographers by E-mail.

  • Any indecent or pornographic photos will be refused by the organization.

PRIZES

  • The selected photos are automatically entered into a competition. Prizes are awarded in different categories.

Awards for amateur photographers:
– gold
– silver
– bronze
– honorable mentioning

Awards for professional photographers
– gold
– silver
– bronze
– honorable mentioning

Prize for the most promising photographer younger than 30 years old.

Prize for the most artistic photo

Prize of the public:  Visitors to the exhibition will have the chance to vote for their favourite photo. During the closing ceremony the prize of the public will be revealed.

Participants agree to all rules when submitting photos

Participate

GENERAL RULES

  • By submitting the photos and the registration document using WeTransfer the photographer gives permission for the submitted photos to be used at the international photo festival ‘Lens op de Mens’

  • Your registration will be accepted after the organisation receives the photo’s, the registration document and the payment.

J. Riis Award for Editorial & Doc. Photography. Deadline: Jan. 10, 2017

1 WEEK LEFT TO ENTER
WIN A ROUND TRIP TO THE 5th BIENNIAL OF FINE ART & DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY TO BE HELD IN PRAGUE ON OCTOBER 2018, PLUS $1000 FOR LODGING EXPENSES AND FREE EXHIBITION OF THE AWARDED SERIES

The Gala Awards organizes the 5th edition of THE JACOB RIIS AWARD (named after the Danish-American photographer, 1849-1914), inviting photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought. Challenging personal, emotional or political statements will be welcome. The Award is open worldwide to all professional and amateur photographers working with digital or traditional photography.
No digital manipulation will be accepted if it alters the visual chronicle.

Any type of photography is accepted, either Black & White or Color.

In this edition, only series composed of 3 to 10 images will be accepted. The series has to be a coherent body of work, and each image composing the series must have its own intrinsic value.

The theme of the Award is Editorial and Documentary.

By Editorial and Documentary we understand the form of photography used to chronicle everyday life images, to illustrate an article or to inform and educate. It can be simply said that editorial and documentary is the photography that supports the printed word, although it can be used as standalone, while we distinguish it from corporate, advertising, or fine art photography.

This awards qualify to be selected to participate in the 5th edition of the Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography which will be held as Prague Foto Biennale to be held in Prague in September-October, 2018.

Eligibility: Open to all photographers 18 years old or older, professional and amateur, from any country of the world.

Submission Deadline:
Final Deadline: January 10, 2017

Juror:
Andrea Star Reese.
Andrea Star Reese is a VISURA photojournalist/documentary photographer based in New York, Seattle, and Jakarta, which recently won the 9th Julia Margaret Cameron Award, best portfolio in Human Rights in the Berlin Foto Biennale, and the Deeper Perspective Award of IPA.
Her potftolio Urban Cave was a Visa D’Or at Visa Pour L’Image in Perpignan, 2010. Andrea also received the 2014 David Pike Award for Excellence in Journalism and Best Social Documentary at the 2009 New York Festival (2009). Among other media, Andrea has published in CNN, The Guardian, Time, Huffington Post, Le Monde, and Paris Match.

Awards:

One Photographer will be Recipient of the Jacob Riis Award Award, and will be invited to exhibit and attend the 5th edition of the Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography to be held in Prague* in September-October, 2018. The Gala Awards will pay her round trip couch ticket to Prague*, and $1,000 for lodging expenses. Awardee’s exhibition expenses will be borne by The Gala Awards.

*: The organizer of the Award reserves the right to change the city of the Biennial in case of extraordinary circumstances. If Prague is changed by another city, the city of the venue will be always within Europe.

Two Runner Ups Photographers will receive a prize of $300, and will be automatically selected to exhibit at the 5th edition of the Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography.

Artist Notification:

March 2, 2017 (results will be emailed to all participants by email.)

There is no limitation regarding the total of Series to be submitted.

5th Edition of the Jacob Riis Editorial and Documentary Award
juried by Andrea Star Reese
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PHmuseum 2017 Grant. Deadline: Feb 13, 2017

How to participate

The PHmuseum Grant is an annual international initiative organized to support photographers, promote their projects and further their careers. Within the four previous editions it has awarded the work of photographers like Max Pinckers, Diana Markosian, Tomas van Houtryve, Rasmus Degnbol and Clémentine Schneiderman among many others, and it has grown into a leading photography award. Here is how you can present your work:

01. Sign up

Create an account, confirm your email address and go to phmuseum.com/grant. We have simplified the submission process, you can now apply without having to create a Photographer profile first.

02. Upload your story

Present a project of maximum 20 photos. At least 4 of them must be shot after January 1st, 2015. Photos recommended size is 1000px on the short side, weighing less than 5MB.

03. Review and submit

Review and submit your story, being aware that you will not be able to modify it after submission. Our judges will review the submissions, with winners to be announced in April 2017.

Submission deadline 13 February, 2017

Apply Now

Prizes

Our international jury will award £12.000 in cash prizes, a solo exhibition at Cortona On The Move and other great opportunities.

1st Prize / £ 7.000 plus a publication on Witness, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival and promotion via PHmuseum.

2nd Prize / £ 3.000 plus a publication on Witness, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival and promotion via PHmuseum.

3rd Prize / £ 1.000 plus a publication on Witness, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival and promotion via PHmuseum.

New Generation Prize / £ 1.000 plus a mentorship program with Maggie Steber, a publication on Witness, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival and promotion via PHmuseum.

Exhibition at Cortona On The Move / Cortona On The Move is one of the leading photo festivals in Europe. Arianna Rinaldo, the Artistic Director, will select a project among all the submissions, which will be granted a solo show at the festival’s 2017 edition in July. The prize  will include the show production, travel expenses, accommodation and promotion through Cortona OTM channels.

Honorable Mentions / Up to 6 mentions in the Main Prize category and 3 mentions in the New Generation Prize category

 

Terms

Welcome to the PHmuseum 2017 Grant (PHM 2017 Grant or Grant).

This document defines the Terms and Conditions (Terms) that govern your use of the PHmuseum 2017 Grant (PHM 2017 Grant or Grant) webpages. These Terms apply between You (You or Entrant), and PHmuseum Ltd (PHmuseum or We), PHmuseum Ltd (Company Number 09474210) the United Kingdom based corporation with registered office at International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, EC1A 2BN, London, United Kingdom, owning and operating the phmuseum.com website, all the related websites and services and the Photographic Museum of Humanity trademarks.

By ticking the Terms and Conditions box, clicking the Pay and Submit button in the fifth step of the Grant submission process and completing the entry fee payment, You participate in the PHM 2017 Grant and You hereby acknowledge and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Please read them carefully before applying to the PHM 2017 Grant.

1. GRANT RULES

The PHM 2017 Grant begins on December 12, 2016 at 12:01 am Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and ends February 13, 2017 at 12:00 pm (GMT). Entrants can participate by clicking on the Apply Now button available at phmuseum.com/grant and following the submission guided process.

Entrants must be at least 18 years old as of the date of entry. Each Entrant can submit one or more “Project”, defined as a set of photos built around a concept or a topic. Each Project must feature a minimum of 8 photos and a maximum of 20 photos that will be taken under consideration by the PHM 2017 Judges. The photos must have been shot from January 2006 onwards and at least 4 photos must have been taken after January 1st 2015. Photos shall be uploaded in Jpg or Jpeg format and cannot weigh more than 8 Megabytes. To complete the submission of a Project, the Entrant shall pay an entry fee of GBP 20 for each Project submitted before January 12, 2017 and an entry fee of GBP 30 for each Project submitted from January 13, 2017 onwards.

Winners will be announced on www.phmuseum.com/grant within 90 days of the deadline or extended deadline day. By accepting these Terms You agree and accept that the decisions of the Judges are final on all matters relating to the PHM 2017 Grant. PHM 2017 Grant is void where prohibited.

2. PRIZES & JUDGES

The PHM 2017 Grant will offer the following prizes:

a) PHM 2017 Grant 1st prize: GBP 7.000 in cash, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival, promotion via PHmuseum channels and a publication on Witness – the online publication of World Press Photo Foundation;

b) PHM 2017 Grant 2nd prize: GBP 3.000 in cash, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival, promotion via PHmuseum channels and a publication on Witness – the online publication of World Press Photo Foundation;

c) PHM 2017 Grant 3rd prize: GBP 1.000 in cash, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival, promotion via PHmuseum channels and a publication on Witness – the online publication of World Press Photo Foundation;

d) PHM 2017 Grant New Generation Prize: GBP 1.000 in cash, a mentorship program with educator Maggie Steber consisting of four Skype meetings of two hours each, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival, promotion via PHmuseum channels and a publication on Witness – the online publication of World Press Photo Foundation;

e) A solo exhibition at photography festival Cortona On The Move, including the show production, travel and accommodation expenses;

f) PHM 2017 Grant Main Prize Honorable Mentions

g) PHM 2017 Grant New Generation Prize Honorable Mentions.

Prizes at points (a), (b), (c) and (f) will be assigned by these Judges: Sarah Leen, Emma Bowkett, Alejandro Chaskielberg and Ihiro Hayami.

Prizes at points (d) and (g) will be assigned by these Judges: Kate Bubacz, Fiona Parker, Alejandro Kirchuk and Poulomi Basu.

Prize at point (e) will be assigned by Judge Arianna Rinaldo and offered by the Associazione culturale ONTHEMOVE with offices in Via Roma 31, Cortona, Italy.

3. CANDIDATES UNDERTAKINGS

By ticking the Terms and Conditions box, clicking the Pay and Submit button in the fifth step of the Grant submission process and completing the entry fee payment, You participate in the PHM 2017 Grant and You hereby acknowledge and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

By doing so, You also acknowledge and agree that You will not be able to:

a) delete or edit any photos of the submitted Project from the PHmuseum website nor alter their order;

b) delete or edit any information to the submitted Series from the PHmuseum website from the day You submit the Series to 90 days after the PHM 2017 Grant deadline or extended deadline.

By accepting these Terms and entering the PHM 2017 Grant You warrant that all the information submitted is true, current, and complete. You also warrant that You have all the necessary consents in relation to your entry and that You are the copyright owner of any copyright works submitted, e.g. photographs, texts, drawings, and PHmuseum’s use of such works will be at no charge, will not infringe the rights of any third party, and You will fully indemnify PHmuseum in the event of any infringement.

You also acknowledge that the full name of the winners may be published by PHmuseum, and You grant to PHmuseum a non­exclusive perpetual, worldwide royalty free license to use and publish your entries in whole or in part in any media form whatsoever, for the purposes of the Grant’s and PHmuseum’s promotion. You also agree that PHmuseum will have the right to use and publish the images for promotional and marketing purposes for the current and future seasons of the Grant on any media worldwide without notice or without any fee being paid.

If the photographs contain any material or elements that are not owned by the Entrant and/or that are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph, the Entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the publication, exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Terms without additional compensation. If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of majority in their state/province/territory of residence the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release.

3. PHMUSEUM UNDERTAKINGS

PHmuseum commits to credit the due amount to the winners within 90 days after the winners announcement, provided that the winner communicates via email to PHmuseum (i) valid and complete bank account details and (ii) a copy of his/her ID within 30 days after the winners announcement.

PHmuseum will notify the winner of each prize at the email address associated to the winner’s PHmuseum account within 90 days after the Grant closing date. The winner will have 30 days from the day he or she will be notified to answer PHmuseum and claim his or her prize. If PHmuseum is unable to notify the winner, or if the winner fails to respond within the fixed time period as specified, this may result in forfeiture of the prize and PHmuseum reserves the right to select an alternative winner in accordance with these Terms and the Grant information.

PHmuseum may in its sole discretion refuse to provide a prize, or seek its recovery, in the event of non­entitlement under these Terms or an Entrant’s breach of these terms and conditions, PHmuseum’s website terms of use, fraud, dishonesty, or other inappropriate or improper conduct including but not limited to the use of technology which enables an Entrant to evade charges or entry requirements.

PHmuseum commits to always mention the author copyrights. When You submit photographs to the PHmuseum website, You remain the copyright owner of the photographs You submit to the PHmuseum website and PHmuseum does not claim ownership over the photographs. To learn more about the copyrights treatment please visit our website’s Terms and Conditions.

4. LICENSES/RELEASES

By ticking the Terms and Conditions box, clicking the Pay and Submit button in the fifth step of the Grant submission process and completing the entry fee payment, You candidate Your Series to the PHM 2017 Grant and You make the following representations and warranties:

a) You can lawfully enter into contracts under applicable law and You are at least 18 years old;

b) You have obtained and have copies of model releases from all subjects depicted in the photograph(s) You submit to the PHM 2017 Grant, and such persons voluntarily consented to publication and/or dissemination of their likeness for all legal purposes.

Neither PHmuseum nor their associates, affiliates or partners assume any responsibility for photos submitted in violation of these Terms. Images that demonstrate violations on copyright and/or Grant policies will be removed & disqualified by PHmuseum after due investigations.

5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By participating, Entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless PHmuseum and each of their respective partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in the PHM 2017 Grant or any PHM 2017 Grant-related activities.

PHmuseum assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Grant entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms.

PHmuseum is not responsible for any issue with or technical malfunction of any computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any damage to Entrants’ or any other persons’ computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading, or downloading of any materials related to this Grant

Neither PHmuseum nor its servants, agents, nor any other party or organization involved in the management, promotion, or administration of the Grant or its entry routes or donation of prizes or their agents or subsidiaries involved in the Grant will accept responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorized access to entries, or entries lost or delayed whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of network availability, server functions (including but not limited to security functions by software used by PHmuseum or any third party), virus, malware, trojans, bugs, or other causes outside its control.

6. DISPUTE AND CLAIMS

You acknowledge and agree that these PHM 2017 Grant Terms together with the PHmuseum Privacy Policy, as well as any claim that might arise between You and PHmuseum, shall be governed and interpreted according exclusively to the law of the United Kingdom. You further acknowledge and agree that the courts of London, United Kingdom shall be the exclusive forum where You agree to resolve any claim, cause of action or dispute between You and PHmuseum arising out of or relating to these Terms.

7. RIGHT TO CANCEL OR SUSPEND GRANT

If for any reason the Grant is not capable of running as planned for bugs, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of PHmuseum that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Grant, PHmuseum reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Grant.

PHmuseum cannot promise that the services relating to the Grant will be free from errors or omissions nor that they will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition. These services may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons reasonably beyond the control of PHmuseum. PHmuseum will not be liable in the event that all or any part of the service relating to the Grant is discontinued, modified or changed in any way.

8. PRIVACY

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London, United Kingdom – December 12, 2016

 

Submission Deadline 13 February, 2017

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In Conflict Photography Prize. Deadline: Feb 28, 2017

In Conflict 2017

As new manias colide nations and peoples in ever more forceful social and political conflictualities, with unforseen effects on personal and public behaviour, photographers can share their visions on wars, violence, dialogue and solutions. Open call, In Conflict, Visible White Photo Prize 2017, 6th edition, curated by Laura Serani, in jury Selva Barni, Andrés Duprat, Brigitte Lardinois, Elisa Medde, Moritz Neumüller, Azu Nwagbogu. 5,000 € prizes, join by 28 February 2017.

Open call for single photos and projects, deadline is 28 February 2017,

5,000 € prizes.

In Conflict

Conflicts, whether economic, political or religious, conflicts for power, land, water, oil, are evermore widespread and frequent, and are setting entire populations adrift with consequences and repercussions that are now evident in the ‘rich and stable’ countries of the world. Conflicts are sometimes presented as a clash of civilizations or wars between believers and unbelievers, in which everyone is entrenched behind fears, habits or mutual ignorance.

All the above cause instability and crises which find their particular form of expression according to the area of the world: wars continue to spread and increasingly overwhelm larger territories in the Middle East, coups and outbreaks of violence are frequent in Africa, in the United States we have witnessed the fiercest presidential campaign in the nation’s history, and fortress-Europe ‘under siege’, shaken by its internal problems appears to be faltering. Certainties built up over time are falling short, opening fissures which weaken habitual thought systems. However, they also present us with an opportunity to open up and observe the world differently. After a period of closure and introspection there are signs of renewed curiosity and attention to all that is outside. Signs of bienveillance and tolerance which represent the first steps towards a coming together, the willingness to start a dialogue in search of solutions which are found in common rather than individually.

By proposing ‘In Conflict’ photographers and artists have the opportunity to reflect on a theme which emphasizes and encourages this ‘return’ to a collective consciousness or a consciousness at the service of communities. In this sense the theme also talks about conflicts which are denied or kept silent, which relate to the family or to personal conflicts that can go beyond the personal sphere that are also questions of society, such as violence against women, societal unease, the individual’s inner conflicts. Another priority for Visible White Photo Prize’s call ‘In Conflict’, is to invite photographers and artists using the photographic medium to explore with the use of original and personal forms of visual language, distant worlds, intimate universes, or to venture further afield into new forms of documentary photography or poetic realism. Or to look for alternatives or complementary ways to those distributed by television or internet’s information processing that have changed the traditional codes of photojournalism.

Artists have always shown us the way, how to witness, take a stand or denounce creatively, inventing new forms of expression, at times very personal, often with the aid of mediums and supports. At a time when general labels are coming unstuck and technology facilitates the hybridization of languages, imagination and vision should be boundless, leaving the road open to photography’s wide variety of languages to query and explore the world.  Laura Serani, November 2016.

About

Visible White is a photography prize founded in 2012 by Celeste Network and Fondazione Studio Marangoni to support international photographers and artists who engage, creatively, with what is moving personal, social and political issues today.

Jurors are looking for photographs which

  •     Deliver new angles of vision and understanding to the chosen theme
  •     Reflect contemporary ways in which images of people, ideas and places are created
  •     Show discipline and personal style
  •     Contain strong reference systems
  •     Use conceptual or descriptive interpretations to shed new light on the chosen theme
  •     Push the boundaries of the media

Past editions

2016 – 5th edition, ‘SKIN’
2015 – 4th edition, ‘Familydom’
2014 – 3rd edition, ‘You See Me’
2013 – 2nd edition, ‘Lapsus’
2012 – 1st edition, ‘beyondmemory’

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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