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Zines of the World exhibition, London. Deadline: Oct 1, 2017

ZINES OF THE WORLD is an open submission project from Doomed Gallery and The Photocopy Club. Starting in 2015 a call out was made for photographers and zine makers to submit there zine to be part of an exhibition in London. The exhibition featured over 300 zines from around the world and had around 1000 visitors over it’s four day opening at Doomed Gallery. All the zines are displayed in a hanging system and labeled by the country of origin.

The project was also exhibited in Lodz Poland as part Fotofestiwal 2016 which you can see below. You can also see all the submissions submitted below.

For 2017 the Zines of the World exhibition will be part of Photoblock this October at the Truman Brewery. Over the course of the 4 day exhibition we will have a series of workshops, talks, film screenings and more.

ZOTW 2 is now open for submissions and you can follow the project via @zinesoftheworld Instagram.

SUBMISSIONS MUST HAVE PHOTOGRAPHIC CONTENT

POST: DOOMED GALLERY (ZOTW) 65-67 RIDLEY ROAD, DALSTON, E8 2NP, LONDON.

*Please no sign for mail.

DEADLINE 1.10.17

Please contact matt@doomedgallery for more info.

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Guernsey Photography Festival Competition. Deadline: Sept. 29, 2017

The competition

The Guernsey Photography Festival and Raven Russia Ltd are proud to present a major international photography competition designed to recognise the work of emerging and established contemporary photographers. The winning photographer will receive a prize of £5000 and have the opportunity to gain valuable exposure through an exhibition at the next Guernsey Photography Festival, to be held in September 2018 (exact dates tbc).

 

http://competition.guernseyphotographyfestival.com/

Submission Deadline 29 September 2017

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

Please see our Privacy Policy.

London, United Kingdom – December 12, 2016

 

Submission Deadline 13 February, 2017

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Warwick Stafford Fellowship 2016/17. Deadline: Nov. 14, 2016

Call for applications: The Warwick Stafford Fellowship

Northumbria University are accepting applications to the Warwick Stafford Fellowship 2016/17 until 5pm Monday 14 November 2016.

Early-mid career practitioners in Fine Art are invited to apply for the fellowship which offers a £20,000 bursary to the chosen candidate.

In addition to the bursary Northumbria will provide the successful Fellow with:

• A studio space in the BxNU Institute for Contemporary Art at BALTIC 39

• Technical Support

• Participation in an environment of postgraduate and PhD art researchers

• Access to leading academics and internationally renowned artists

The Fellowship will offer an early-mid career artist a structured opportunity to advance their practice and research and engage with a stimulating community of professional artists, students, fine art researchers and the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art partners. Support and development will be designed to meet the needs of the individual fellow. The artist will participate in and contribute to the research environment at BALTIC 39 whilst developing a body of new work that advances their practice-led research. New work will be accessible during public events at the BxNU Institute and will form a core part of the exhibition programme in Gallery North, the Faculty’s prestigious venue for contemporary art.

The fellowship will culminate in a solo exhibition with publication.

The current 2015/16 fellowship is held by Stuart Tait. Details of Stuart’s work, along with past Fellows, Eleanor Wright 2012/13, Luke McCreadie 2013/14 and Laurence Kavanagh 2014/15 can be seen on the BALTIC 39 website.

How to apply

During selection the panel will look to identify applicants whose practice and research will benefit most from the opportunities offered.

Application deadline: Monday 14 November 2016 at 5pm

Interviews will be held from Monday 8 December 2016

Residency will begin from Monday 9 January 2017

For further information on how to apply, please visit http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/warwickstafford

For enquiries, please email fiona.crisp@northumbria.ac.uk

Photography Residencies Madrid / Birmingham. Deadline: June 17, 2016

International Photography Residency Opportunity

GRAIN and IED Madrid are seeking submissions from artists, photographers and curators both from the West Midlands, UK and from Spain, to apply for a residency program in Birmingham and Madrid. The applicant must have a photographic practice.

1.) For Spanish artists (in Spanish, scroll down for English version, for Midland-based artists):

¿Tienes ganas de volar lejos con tu fotografía?

IED Madrid y GRAIN queremos invitar a artistas, fotógrafos y comisarios residentes en España a participar en un programa de residencia artística que se llevará a cabo en Birmingham (Reino Unido).

Esta residencia tiene como objetivo que fotógrafos, artistas y comisarios puedan dedicar tiempo a trabajar en un espacio alejado de su entorno y obligaciones habituales. Un espacio para reflejar, investigar y explorar su práctica profesional en otra comunidad; conocer gente nueva y utilizar nuevos materiales experimentando la vida en un nuevo lugar.

Anímate a participar en esta oportunidad que proporcionará al ganador un acercamiento a la amplia oferta de colecciones e investigación cultural de Birmingham. Podrás trabajar con comisarios, artistas, académicos, comunidades e investigadores con el fin de forjar nuevas relaciones e inspirarte para profesionalizar tu portfolio.

Valor de la Beca: 1.500 £

Cuándo solicitar
Tienes de plazo hasta las 18.00h (GMT+1) del 17 de junio de 2016.
Las fechas de la residencia serán entre septiembre y noviembre de 2016 (durante un mínimo de 7 días). Al mismo tiempo, se realizará una residencia con un artista, fotógrafo o comisario de Midlands (Reino Unido) en Madrid. Puedes ver su invitación aquí.

Cómo solicitar la participación
Descarga el brief e inscríbete en el formulario que encontrarás a continuación.

Descarga el Brief


 

2.) For Midland-based artists:

When

Deadlines: apply by 5pm (GMT) on 17th June 2016

Residency dates: September – November 2016 (for a minimum of 7 days)

How to Apply

Please download the full brief and application below.

For any enquires please contact hello@grainphotographyhub.co.uk

The residency is a special opportunity for an emerging artist or curator to research and devise new work that contributes to their professional development, portfolio and the cultural significance of the spaces/hosts/communities.

This opportunity is part of a broader series of continued professional development opportunities conceived and developed by GRAIN in partnership with IED Madrid, supported by Arts Council England and Birmingham City University.

GRAIN and IED Madrid will be the host and will provide introductions, contacts, networks, information about accommodation and the local area etc.

The Residency has been designed as an exchange. At the same time a residency will be undertaken by an artist, photographer or curator from Madrid/Barcelona in the West Midlands, UK.

We are looking for artists to engage with this opportunity, to gather information and inspiration from experts in other fields, to develop their practise in new ways and to create work that engages wide ranging audiences.

The material outcomes of the residency must engage with photographic practice. The outcomes may take the form of new work for a portfolio, research outcomes, new writing, temporary artworks created with input from a community. It is expected that the artist will present work in progress and give at least two public talks about the experience.

Residency Fee: £1,500

The selected artist will be paid the bursary in instalments to be agreed on appointment.

This fee is inclusive of all travel costs, subsistence, materials and accommodation.

IED Madrid will help coordinate travel arrangements and excursions to other places of interest in Spain and the artist/curator will be able to attend selected workshops in the framework of IED’s photography program, available at iedphotography.com

Twelve Month Residency for a Visual Artist in rural Northumberland, GB. Deadline: Jan 8, 2016

Applications now open
Visual Arts in Rural Communities

Based in rural Northumberland, the VARC Artist in Residence package includes a studio, flat, utilities, line rental and broadband, exhibition costs, catalogue & promotional material produced plus fee and materials budget.

The artist is required to produce work for a final exhibition and undertake community projects.

Start dates in 2016 and 2017

Deadline for applications 8th January 2016

Applications are now welcomed for residencies October 2016 – September 2017 and October 2017 – September 2018. The deadline for applications is 8th January 2016.

Contact
janet@varc.org.uk
Janet Ross
Phone: +447903 825 038

Address
varc.org.uk/residency/
Highgreen
Tarset
NE48 1RP
England

LensCulture Exposure Awards 2015. Deadline: December 21, 2015

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LensCulture Exposure Awards 2015 aim to discover and showcase the world’s best contemporary photographers — including all genres of photography, and from diverse cultures on every continent. In our 7th year for this competition, our focus continues to be on helping photographers of all levels to gain global recognition and move forward in their careers. Our international jury will select six top winners and 25 finalists. These are our largest and most prestigious awards of the year and you are invited to submit your best photographs to gain worldwide exposure.

More information here.

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Queremos descubrir las fotografías más interesantes del planeta. LensCulture Exposure Awards 2015 quiere descubrir y exhibir la obra de los mejores fotógrafos contemporáneos — en todos los géneros fotográficos, culturas y diversidades de cada continente. En nuestra séptima edición del concurso seguimos centrándonos en ayudar a los fotógrafos, sea cual sea su nivel, a conseguir reconocimiento internacional y seguir adelante en sus carreras. Nuestro jurado internacional seleccionará a 6 ganadores y 25 finalistas. Estos son nuestros premios insignia y los más prestigiosos del año, y tú estás invitado a participar con tus mejores obras para conseguir visibilidad internacional.

Fecha Límite: Lunes, 21 de Diciembre del 2015

Más información aquí.