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Call for papers – After Post-Photography. Deadline: 20 Dec. 2017

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Call for papers, for Conference

AFTER POST-PHOTOGRAPHY 4 – MODES OF PRODUCTION

Сultural, Historical and Visual Studies in Photography

16-18 May 2018, European University in St. Petersburg, Russia

That photographic media, in one way or the other, record, depict and represent truth, realities and the past, is a staple. In theory this relation has been called into question, in particular with the advent of digital image manipulation, and the doubts have been extended since to analogue photography, too. Yet despite these doubts the notion of photographs being somewhat true permeates most, if not all, practices with these media: in science and humanities, photographic images replace and represent the object of research; in an ID, the portrait connects a face and a body with a name and other personal data; photographs in family albums and books allow to look back into the past. And though it may have been the reason for recent doubts in photography’s veracity, digital photography thrives on this promise as well: we share meals with our social networks the moment they are served, video telephony lets us talk not only to a voice but a face, and GPS metadata tells us where on Earth we took a certain picture. Moreover, photography is hybridized when the camera in our smartphones becomes a scanner for QR-codes, drones are equipped with face-recognition software, and augmented reality systems transform the material world into a space and surface for digital data.

 

Under these conditions, photography has ceased to be a specific medium generating still images. It has become a dispositif in the sense of being a network of applications, institutions, materialisations and theoretical settings such as its privileged relation in representing truth – which, looking back, it has always been. The discussions concerning the re-evaluation of photography, however, usually give most attention to individual pictures as products and as depictions. What we would like to focus upon  with our next conference are the modes of the technical, optical, chemical and social conditions of pre-, post-, mass and over-production, of  the distribution, consumption, circulation and archiving of what is so commonly known as photographs. We welcome in particular submissions concerned with new theoretical and empirical approaches and perspectives on these fields. And we would be delighted to receive papers dealing with rarely researched topics such as photographic optics, photochemistry and the applications of soft- and hardware for generating photorealistic images. We plan to arrange the talks in four panels:

 

  • Ça eu été? What photography has been and will become.
  • What is needed. The material bases of photography
  • How to use them. Production, dissemination, application and perception of photographic images
  • What else is new? Photographic practices at the fringes of photography.

 

Please submit your application, including a short summary of your paper (250-400 words) in English using the following link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=app4 no later than 20 December 2017. Note that you should register at the Easychair website in order to submit your application. There is no participation fee.

We shall consider the possibility of online participation for a limited number of participants. The working languages of the conference are Russian and English. Conference materials are planned for publication in 2018-2019. For programs of After Post-Photography since 2015 and past publications, please see http://www.after-post.photography

We would appreciate it if you would circulate the call to your own networks and other mailing lists.

Organising committee After Post Photography 4:

Maria Gourieva, Olga Davydova, Natalia Mazur, Daria Panaiotti, Friedrich Tietjen

E-mail address:app@mur.at

http://www.after-post.photography

 

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Convocatoria de trabajos, para conferencia

DESPUÉS DE LA POST-FOTOGRAFÍA 4 – MODOS DE PRODUCCIÓN

Estudios culturales, históricos y visuales en fotografía

16 -18 de mayo de 2018, Universidad Europea de San Petersburgo, Rusia

El medio fotográfico de una u otra manera, registra, representa y plasma la verdad, las realidades y el pasado, como un elemento fundamental. En teoría, esta relación se ha puesto en tela de juicio, en particular con la aparición de la manipulación de la imagen digital y las dudas se han extendido desde entonces también a la fotografía analógica. Sin embargo, a pesar de estas dudas, la noción de fotografía como algo verdadero impregna la mayoría, si no todas, las prácticas: en ciencia y humanidades. Las imágenes fotográficas sustituyen y representan el objeto de la investigación; como identificación, el retrato conecta un rostro y un cuerpo con un nombre y otros datos personales; las fotografías en álbumes y libros de familia permiten mirar hacia atrás en el pasado. Y aunque puede haber sido el motivo de la recientes dudas sobre la veracidad de la fotografía, la fotografía digital también se basa en esta promesa también. Compartimos las comidas con nuestras redes sociales en el momento en que se sirven, la videotelefonía nos permite hablar no sólo con una voz sino con una cara, y los metadatos GPS nos dicen en qué lugar de la Tierra tomamos una determinada foto. Además, la fotografía se hibrida cuando la cámara de nuestros smartphones se convierte en un escáner para códigos QR, los drones están equipados con software de reconocimiento facial y los sistemas de realidad aumentada transforman el mundo material en un espacio y una superficie para datos digitales.

En estas condiciones, la fotografía ha dejado de ser un medio específico para generar imágenes fijas. Se ha convertido en un dispositivo en el sentido de ser una red de aplicaciones, instituciones, materializaciones y escenarios teóricos como su relación privilegiada en la representación de la verdad -que, mirando hacia atrás, siempre lo ha sido. Sin embargo, los debates sobre la reevaluación de la fotografía, sin embargo, por lo general prestan la mayor atención a las imágenes individuales como productos y como representaciones.

Lo que nos gustaría destacar en nuestra próxima conferencia son los modos de las condiciones técnicas, ópticas, químicas y sociales de pre, post, producción y sobreproducción del medio, la distribución, consumo, circulación y archivo de lo que comúnmente se conoce como fotografías. Son especialmente bienvenidas, los proyectos relativas a nuevos enfoques teóricos y empíricos y las perspectivas sobre estos ámbitos. Y nos encantaría recibir trabajos sobre temas raramente investigados como la óptica fotográfica, la fotoquímica y las aplicaciones de soft- y hardware para la generación de imágenes fotorealistas. Planeamos organizar las charlas en cuatro paneles:

– Qué fue? Lo que la fotografía ha sido y será.

– Lo que se necesita. Las bases materiales de la fotografía.

– Cómo usarlas. Producción, difusión, aplicación y percepción de imágenes fotográficas.

– ¿Qué hay de nuevo? Prácticas fotográficas al margen de la fotografía.

 

Por favor envíe su solicitud, incluyendo un breve resumen de su trabajo (250-400 palabras) en inglés utilizando el siguiente enlace: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=app4 a más tardar el 20 de diciembre de 2017. Tenga en cuenta que debe registrarse en el sitio web de Easychair para enviar su solicitud. No hay cuota de participación.

Consideraremos la posibilidad de participación en línea para un número limitado de participantes.

Los idiomas de trabajo de la conferencia son el ruso y el inglés.

Los materiales de la conferencia están previstos para su publicación en 2018-2019.

Para los programas de After Post-Photography desde 2015 y las publicaciones anteriores, por favor vea http://www.after-post.photography

Le agradeceríamos que hiciera circular el llamada entre sus redes y listas de correo.

Comité Organizador After Post Photography 4: Comité Organizador

Maria Gourieva, Olga Davydova, Natalia Mazur, Daria Panaiotti, Friedrich Tietjen

Correo electrónico: address:app@mur.at

http://www.after-post.photography DIFUNDE LA PALABRA-

 

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European Master of Contemporary Photography Grants, Madrid. Deadline: Dec. 4, 2017.

The 8th edition of this program, which has changed its title from European Master of Fine Art Photography to European Master of Contemporary Photography will start next April. As every year, we are looking for two exceptional students to join the course with a stipend, which covers 50% of the tuition fees (worth 4250 Euros). The stipend is given to exceptional talents, who are willing to lead the group and help the other students grow. We have had some very very talented winners for this grant in the last years, such as Marcio Vilela, Jana Hartmann, Duarte Amaral Netto, Alena Zhanderova, Jorge Fuembuena, Nikita Pigorov, and Yutaka Nozawa. If you know of anybody who might be suitable and interested in this opportunity, please send them the following link to participate:

https://iedphotography.com/events/scholarships-european-master-contemporary-photography-2018/

Go to iedphotography.com to find more information on the European Master of Contemporary Photography, and our other programs.

IED Madrid has been selected repeatedly as one of the best places to study photography, e.g. by Jebiga, Vogue, and Art Photography Schools.

The Master program offers a practical and innovative training where students develop their personal projects, coached by a team of tutors and teachers of international fame: Martin Parr, Joan FontcubertaSimon Roberts or Andreas Müller-Pohle, to name just a few.

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Becas para el Máster Europeo de Fotografía Contemporánea 2018

Deadline: 4/12/2017 – 18:00

¿Quieres abrirte camino en el mundo de la fotografía artística? Fórmate en nuestro programa de referencia: el Máster Europeo de Fotografía Contemporánea, que arranca su octava edición en abril de 2018.

Ofrecemos una formación práctica e innovadora en un máster único. Un programa donde podrás desarrollar tu proyecto personal, que gozará de un seguimiento individualizado por parte de nuestro equipo de tutores y docentes de fama internacional: Martin ParrJoan FontcubertaSimon RobertsAndreas Müller-Pohle, entre otros.

PREMIO

Dos becas que cubren el 50% de la tasa del curso, equivalente a 4.250 euros.

PLAZOS

Fecha límite de recepción de trabajos: 4 de diciembre de 2017 a las 18.00 h, hora de Madrid (GMT+1).
Fecha de la comunicación de los ganadores: 11 de diciembre de 2017 a las 18.00 h, hora de Madrid (GMT +1).

Los ganadores se publicarán en iedphotography.com/es

 

¡PARTICIPA!

Photography Grants to an UNHEARD VOICE, and for PORTRAITS. Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017

The Jacob Johnson Memorial Grants will fund three stories of people, places, moments or issues that are meaningful to the artist’s life.

A panel will judge applications based on the following components: personal narrative, photographic excellence and need for funding.

GRANT 1: $2,500 TO A CHICAGO PHOTOGRAPHER

To honor the city that helped shaped Jacob Johnson as an artist, one grant will be awarded to a Chicago-based photographer. The local photographer will also be invited to attend Jacob Johnson’s Memorial art show on January 22, 2018.

GRANT 2: $2,500 TO AN UNHEARD VOICE

To honor those often excluded from mainstream media due to their race, gender or social philosophy, one grant will be given to a photographer producing work that gives voice to the underrepresented.

GRANT 3: $2,500 TO A PORTRAIT SERIES

In honor of our relationship, in which we photographed one another without hesitation, one grant will be awarded to a photographer working on a portrait series.

What is the timeline?

Applications open October 28, 2017.

The deadline to submit is 11:59 p.m. December 15, 2017.

Winners will be announced by January 22, 2018.

Who is eligible?

Any photographer over the age of 18, able to submit an application in English. Winners must be able to accept grant money via PayPal.

What is the purpose of the grants?

To fund and reward personal narratives, stories that have directly impacted or involve the photographer, or portrait series on a topic of personal significance to the artist.

“Home-land”. Photography Exhibition Call, Netherlands. Deadline: Nov. 26, 2017

We call for entries from photographers and photographic artists with images that are dedicated to “Home-land”. Our second exhibition will be on view with this title from December, 13th until January, 27th, 2018, in our wonderful gallery at the Vijverhofstraat. It will show our selection from the works that were submitted in the call. The deadline for the call is November, 26th.

We will be assisted in making this selection by Otto Snoek. He is a Rotterdam-based photographer with international renown, exhibiting his work all over the world. He will be the guest curator for this exhibition.

Home-land

“you don’t live in a country. You live in your home-land. But what is it?”

Home-land….is this your fatherland? If so, what defines your fatherland, apart from the clichés which most often are not true? Is it the land you live in? The land you where born? The hometown, house or maybe even just the room you live in? Does it have any connection with your community? What about other communities claiming the same homeland? Is it your language? How do you feel about your home-land? What do you see?

The notions of “nation”, “community”, “region”, “people” are very elusive and have always been so. Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) in his series for “Europe” tried to find the cultural phenomens that divide or bind us as Europeans; the photography of Josef Koudelka (b. 1938) on the other hand shows us the feelings and observations of an exile. Modern photographers like Otto Snoek and Martin Parr (b. 1952) show us the behavior of our compratiots, without any comments, but still leaving you behind with an awkward feeling.

What will you show us?

Your work can be anything from a straight photograph, to manipulated and even drawn photoshop projects, from alternative 19th century photographic techniques to modern, computer made images, graphic arts (etchings, litho’s…), as long as it’s based on one or more photographic images (no drawings or paintings) and you can show us how it looks by sending us a digital file.

More information: www.galeriesehnsucht.com/sehnsucht-calls/

Print Swap Exhibition. Deadline: October 10, 2017

Dear Photographers,

Since Feature Shoot launched The Print Swap earlier this year, it has continued to grow with over 2,500 selected photographers swapping prints with other photographers around the world.

As promised, we are pleased to announce our second Print Swap exhibition opportunity!
For our next exhibition, Alison Zavos, Feature Shoot Editor-in-Chief, and Black Eye Gallery Director and Photographer Tom Evangelidis will be selecting approximately 40 landscape photographs from The Print Swap for an exhibition at Black Eye Gallery in the Darlinghurst neighborhood of Sydney, Australia. Devoted entirely to contemporary photography, Black Eye Gallery represents emerging and established artists. Photographers who have exhibited at Black Eye Gallery include Sandro Miller, Ron Haviv, Robin Schwartz, Nick Brandt, Simon Harsent, Robyn Beeche, and Frank Ockenfels.

Photographers of all genres are invited to submit work. Simply tag your photos #theprintswap on Instagram or email your images (at 620 px wide) to theprintswap@gmail.com. Photographers who are selected will both give and receive a print. As always, submitting to The Print Swap is free, though winners pay one-time fee $40 per image to be included. We cover printing and shipping costs. While The Print Swap is ongoing and there is no deadline to submit images, photographers should apply by October 10, 2017e2d8ad67-af81-4552-8e74-337762dfe913.png at 11:59PM EST to be considered for this show.

Only new landscape images submitted between today, September 4th, and October 10th will be considered for the show. Images that have been submitted and chosen for The Print Swap prior to September 4th, 2017, will not be considered, though previous participating photographers are more than welcome to submit new images. The Print Swap Sydney exhibtion will run from October 30th through November 12th, 2017.

Learn more at http://www.theprintswap.com and follow along at @theprintswap on Instagram for updates.

And be sure to check out the winners of the first ever Print Swap exhibition, opening September 13, 2017 at Photoville at Brooklyn Bridge Park!

Propeller Magazine Call. Portugal. Deadline: Oct. 5, 2017

Open Call #1

MANCHA
(macella, macula, -ae)
Está aberta a convocatória para participar no #1 da revista Propeller.
Envia os projectos para propeller@propeller.pt, com:
Nome (do autor e do projecto)
5 imagens (mínimo), com 1500px (lado maior)
Sinopse (opcional)
Mancha (substantivo feminino)
Nódoa
Malha
[Figurado] Labéu; mácula moral
Defeito
Imperfeição
Pincelada.
[Pintura] Esboço de um quadro a óleo ou maneira de distribuir a tinta num quadro
[Astronomia] Parte obscura no disco do Sol ou da Lua
[Tipografia] Parte impressa de cada página.
cama do javali
[Caça] Mato que se deixa de pé, em terreno roçado e arroteado e em que é fácil apanhar caça
[Joalharia] Parte baça de uma pedra preciosa.

Deadline: 5 Outubro | October 5th
Propeller’s open call for our next edition (#1) is now open.
Send your projects to propeller@propeller.pt and don’t forget to include:
Name (author and project)
5 imagens (minimum), with 1500px (largest side)
Project’s statement (optional)

Theme: “Mancha”

Spot (noun)
Blot
Smudge
Smirch
Stain
Taint
Blemish
Tarnish
Blur‬
Blotch
Splotch‬‬
Fleck‬
Defilement‬
A small, usually round area of colour that is differently coloured or lighter or darker than the surface around it
One of many spots, that form a pattern
A raised, pale red circle on the skin that is temporary
Dirt and untidiness.

Photography Call. Galerie Sehnsucht. Deadline: Oct. 15, 2017

We call for entries from photographers and photographic artists with images that are dedicated to Sehnsucht. Our first exhibition will be on view with this title from November 1st, until December 10th, in our wonderful gallery at the Vijverhofstraat. It will show our selection from the works that were submitted in the call. We will be assisted in making this selection by Philippe Moroux. Philippe is an artist and photographer who lectures at the Academy of Art and Design St. Joost in Breda, Netherlands. He will be the guest curator for this exhibition.

sehnsucht (n) “the inconsolable longing in the human heart for we know not what”

‘Sehnsucht’ is a German word, but known to artists for centuries. Friedrich von Schelling, a German author and thinker, called Sehnsucht the “gravity of our emotions”. It explains the never ending search people set out to do, a searching in the world, in the hearts of other people, a search in themselves … but not knowing quite for certain what they are looking for, it’s more a feeling than a word. The old idea of the ‘Wanderer’, always restless and thinking that happiness is somewhere else, is closely connected to it. Sehnsucht can apply to small longings, intimate things, but just as well to great things and deeds that one wants to happen, or to the loneliness the individual looks for in the face of the sublime.
Popular as emotion in the arts from the days of the romantics in the 19th century, the word can be applied on work of photographers as different as Alfred Stieglitz, Bill Brandt, Sally Man or William Egglestone.

Your work can be anything from a straight photograph, to manipulated and even drawn photoshop projects, from alternative 19th century photographic techniques to modern, computer made images, graphic arts (etchings, litho’s…), as long as it’s based on one or more photographic images (no drawings or paintings) and you can show us how it looks by sending us a digital file.

Learn how to participate at http://www.galeriesehnsucht.com