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PHOTOBOOK PRIZES & DUMMY AWARDS 2018.

Just in time before the summer, we have compiled this list of dummy competitions and photobook prizes.

Entries are sorted by date. The ones that are still open (as of June 2018) go first. For more infomation, go to their respective websites. This list is sure to grow as we find out about new ones. If you know of any we should add, please let us know.

Still open:

Fiebre Phonebook: Hurry! Deadline June 26, Fee: 20 €

Photobook Week Aarhus Dummy Award: Hurry! Deadline June 30, No fee.

UNSEEN: Deadline August 10, Fee: 30 € 

 

Coming Up:

MACK First Book Award: Wait for January 2019

Photobook Kassel:  Wait for April 2019

Nordic Dummy Award: Wait for May 2019

Landskrona Festival: Wait for June 2019

DocFiledBarcelona: Wait for 2019

 

Many festivals and institutions have prizes for already published photobooks. Here are some of these Book Prizes 

Paris Photo – Aperture PhotoBook Awards Open till September 14, 2018. 

Rencontres Arles: Wait for mid-2019

PHotoESPAÑA: Wait for mid-2019

(more to be added soon)

 


 

Finally, here is a list of other photobook events around the globe:

Photobook Fest Russia

http://photobookfest.com/eng

Katerina Zueva: zueva@lumiere.ru

Photobook Bristol

http://www.photobookbristol.com/

photobookbristol@gmail.com

Self Publish Riga

http://rigasfotomenesis.lv/en/news

+371 26 728 549

arnis.balcus@rigaphotomonth.com

The NY Art Book Fair

http://nyartbookfair.com/

nyartbookfair@printedmatter.org

PhotoIreland Festival’s Book & Magazine Fair

http://photoireland.org/

http://festival.photoireland.org/contact/

Organ Vida, Zagreb

https://ovfestival.org/

info[at]organvida.com

secretary: +385 91 9523 370

Istanbul Photobook Festival

http://fuamproject.com/en/?p=1583

+90 212 252 16 00

fuam@msgsu.edu.tr

Melbourne Photobook

http://www.photobookmelbourne.org/

hello@photobookmelbourne.org

+61 (0) 401 679 496

New Zealand Photobook

http://www.photoforum-nz.org/index.php?pageID=94

info@photoforum-nz.org

 

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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

 

 More information

transeuropephoto PORTFOLIO REVIEWS ATHENS. NEW Deadline: June 1, 2018  

PORTFOLIO REVIEWS ATHENS_GREECE 

from 21th until 23th of June 2018 

at Onassis Cultural Centre (OCC) 

Deadline for applications: May 21th 

Call for photographers and 

visual artists, who use the photographic medium 

Get the opportunity to boost your career! 

http://www.transeuropephoto.eu

The 10 works that will be selected from Athens Portfolio Review, with another 20 from Helsinki and Madrid, 30 in total, will 

have the opportunity to participate from one to all three group exhibitions: in PHotoEspaña, The Finnish Museum of Photography and PhotoForum Greece in 2019. 

➢ be published in the Transeurope official magazine. 

show your audiovisual projection in PHotoEspaña (Madrid) and visit Unseen (Amsterdam) in 2018. 

➢ become part of FUTURES . 

70 selected photographers / 21 portfolio reviewers 

OCC _ venue address: 107-109, Syngrou Avenue, 117 45 Athens, Greece 

Pre-registration cost: 20 euros 

Before making the inscription, read How to participate Participation cost: 80 euros _ only the 70 participants who will be selected to take part in the portfolio reviews 

Frequently Asked Questions: 

1/Each selected photographer will have 8 meetings: 4 of its preference and the other 4 will be chosen randomly 

2/ The photographers have to submit at the TransEurope Webplatform, http://www.transeuropephoto.eu (after paying the pre-registration cost of 20euros and creating a user’s account) one series of work of 15 photos the most. 

We recommend you submit one series of work. 

However, you may submit two series, but in total the photographs can not be more than 15. 

3/ The pre-registration cost of 20euros can be paid with the following ways: 

i/ by paypal account (webplatform) 

ii/ by credit card (webplatform) 

iii/bank transfer. If you choose this way, please email us to send you the details of the TransEurope Bank Account. 

Georgia Gkini M. 0030 6977 64 11 48 / Info: athens@transeuropephoto.eu 

LIST OF CONFIRMED PORTFOLIO REVIEWERS: 

Matteo Balduzzi, Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Photography (MuFoCO) in Milan, Founding Member of CAREOF _ Milan, Italy 

Sophie Bernard, Journalist at La Gazette de Drouot, Teacher, Independent Curator _ Paris, France 

Jim Casper, Editor-in-Chief and Co-founder of LensCulture _ Amsterdam, The Nederlands 

Paul di Felice, Co-editor and Co-publisher of Café Crème, Co-organizer of the European Month of Photography in Luxemburg, Vice-President of the Administration Board of Mudam, Senior Lecturer Faculté des Lettres, des Sciences Humaines, des Arts et des Sciences de l’Education Université du Luxemburg _ Luxemburg 

Loes Van Harrevelt, Chief conservator and curator of Collections at Nederlands Fotomuseum _ Rotterdam, The Netherlands 

Nathalie Herschdorfer, Curator, art historian (specializing in history of photography) and Director of Museum of Fine Arts _ Le Locle Switzerland 

Audrey Hoareau, Independent Curator, Assistant Director of the Lianzhou Museum of Photography in Chine and Co-founder of the Red Eye platform _ France 

Ioannis Karlopoulos, Creative Director, Creative Consultant in publishing group _ Athens, Greece 

Joy Mardini, Art Advisor _ Beirut, Lebanon 

Shoair Mavlian, Director of Photoworks and responsible for curating the Brighton Photo Biennial 2018 _ Brighton, UK 

Ana Morales, Director of Production and Programs of La Fábrica and responsible of Professional Programs in PhotoEspaña _ Madrid, Spain 

TransEurope Project Coordinator_ Project leader 

Nestan Nijaradze, Co-founder and artistic Director of the Tbilisi Photo Festival _ Tbilisi, Georgia 

Jelena Pašić, Curator, Writer and Art historian. Culture professional at Office for Photography_ Zagreb, Croatia 

Nissan N. Perez, Independent Consultant, Curator of Exhibitions and Publications, Photography historian, Director of the Moi Ver archive and co-founder of the KIPA photography award _ Mevaseret Zion, Israel 

Tiina Rauhala, Chief curator at the Finnish Museum, responsible for the museum gallery’s program for the emerging photographers, Co-founder of the Festival of Political Photography (PVF) 

TransEurope Project Coordinator _ Helsinki, Finland 

Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert, Associate Professor at the School of Fine and Applied Arts, and coordinator of its Visual Sociology and Museum Studies Lab, Member of the Board of Directors of the “International Association of Photography and Theory” (IAPT) _ Nicosia, Cyprus 

Ivana Tomanović, Curator of exhibitions and publications, Associate professor at the Academy of Arts, University of Novi Sad and Alpha University Belgrade _ Belgrade, Serbia 

Dimitris Tsoumplekas, Creative consultant for a publishing group, Artist, Professor at the Athens School of Fine Arts _ Athens, Greece 

Sandra Vitaljić, Artist, Educator and Artistic Advisor at Organ Vida Photography Association and Festival. Professor at the Cinematography Department of the Academy of Dramatic Art _ Zagreb, Croatia 

Transeurope is a new European platform addressed to emerging or mid-career, professional photographers and visual artists. The goal is to facilitate access to professional opportunities, to develop their skills via new tools and new media, as well as to create the conditions for greater transnational circulation of their works. The program starts with preparatory workshops, followed by three portfolio reviews and three group exhibitions accompanied with a publication in 2019. You can find all the information here 

TransEurope activities include: 

Web platform – http://www.transeuropephoto.eu 

14 preparatory training workshops in 2018 

Portfolio reviews: Helsinki (16-18.5), Madrid (4-5.6) and Athens (21-23.6) 

Three group exhibitions in 2019 

Magazine with 30 selected participants in 2019 

Keep track of all the activities and all the latest news by clicking here! 

TransEurope Portfolio Reviews Athens _ 21st – 23rd of June 2018 at 

Onassis Cultural Centre 

Venue address: 107-109, Syngrou Avenue, 117 45 Athens, Greece TRANSEUROPEPHOTO©2017 

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

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

KATZ INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD (KIPA). DEADLINE: OCTOBER, 2018.

The mission and objective of the Katz International Photography Award (KIPA) is to support creative photography and encourage photographers in the advancement of their career. The award is intended for artists in the field of creative photography who demonstrate professional accomplishment and serious artistic commitment and seeks to stimulate creative inquiry and to encourage innovative modes of thinking and imaging.

The theme selected for the first edition in 2018 will be: ABOUT JUSTICE – WHAT/WHERE IS JUSTICE? In the troubled times we live in today the concept and issue of Justice affects our lives in legal, social, cultural, philosophical domains and more. Photographers and artists often address these matters and voice an opinion. We expect our candidates to think and propose innovative artistic visual comments on the subject.

The winner will be awarded a prize of $ 10,000 either for a completed project or preferably towards the completion of an ongoing endeavor. The prize can be used towards financing expenses that will help in the completion of the project or towards an exhibition or a publication.  The Award is administered by Ms. Atalia Katz, founder and permanent president, Dr. Nissan N. Perez, and in collaboration with PHOTO IS:RAEL, The International Photography Festival.

The Jury: The jury will consist of an international group of well-known professionals. It will be chaired by Dr. Nissan N. Perez director of KIPA, together with two Israeli and two international figures, experts in the fields of art and photography.

Fees: US $ 50

APPLICATION FORMS

CONTEST RULES

More information: www.katzphotoaward.org