RPS The International Photography Exhibition (IPE): open call

The call for entries to the International Photography Exhibition (IPE) has now been announced – welcoming entries from all genres, styles and approaches by photographers worldwide, at all levels of practice.

Now in its 161st edition, the IPE is a celebration of photography today and continues to offer insight into current trends and subjects whilst providing Read More




We would kindly like to invite you to the second edition of the Maribor photobook award. The award will be accompanied by an exhibition of selected photobooks from the call and will Read More

BredaPhoto Festival: Open Call

The 8th biennial edition of BredaPhoto International Photo Festival invites professional photographers from all over the world to share their vision on the 2018 theme TO INFINITY AND BEYOND. We invite you to share your (audio)visual interpretation of the possibilities and impact of the ongoing progress in technology and science. Will it bring nothing but Read More

OPEN CALL: Show OFF Krakow Photomonth

Show OFF Krakow Photomonth

Our tenth anniversary programme offers yet another exciting opportunity to highlight photographers for whom an exhibition within ShowOFF Section has the potential to similarly kickstart a vibrant career.

ShowOFF is the section of Kraków Photomonth devoted to up-and-coming photographers and multimedia artists, allowing them to present their debut projects to the diverse, international Read More



Symposium: Drama Department, Queen Mary University, London (Thursday 19 October, 2017)

Live Art Event: Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, London (Saturday 21 October 2017)

CUNTemporary is now accepting proposals for a new episode of ‘Deep Trash’, the unique multi-disciplinary exhibition and performance club night in London.

Calling for performances, videos and artworks to be shown on Read More

LATENT: Open Call – Exhibition & Residency in Rome


Latent is the result of the meeting and collaboration between D.O.O.R and MATÈRIA, two Rome based institutions specialised in photography. Latent (an anagram for Talent) is an open call aimed at the discovery and the promotion of photographic research and production characterised by originality Read More

OPEN CALL: Noorderlicht Photofestival 2017

Nucleus, imagining science

NUCLEUS is the title of the Noorderlicht International Photography Festival 2017. This 24th edition is about science and the representation of it by photographers and artists. The exhibitions revolve around the human urge to want to understand and control the world around us. NUCLEUS (‘the core’) is a bout discovery and Read More

Call for RPS International Photography Exhibition

Open submission calling for engaging, visually striking and inspiring work across all genres. Selected work will be exhibited in a nationwide touring exhibition opening in London in October. The International Photography Exhibition 160 is supported by theprintspace.

Submission details:
– Worldwide open submission
– Open to members and non-members
– Online entry of up to 4 Read More

2017 Asian Women Photographers’ Showcase: Call for Submissions

Recognizing the amazing quality of work being produced by woman photographers in Asia”


Slideshow Projection curated by Yumi Goto (Reminders Photography Stronghold) and Emmeline Yong (Objectifs). In collaboration with Objectifs’ Women in Film & Photography Showcase

Asian women photographers are invited to submit work for inclusion in a slideshow curated by Yumi Read More

Open Call for FF Festival in Bratislava

THEME: Anatomy of the Soul

The scale of the topic ranges from a motif of a body as a concept of nudity and aestheticization of the physical, as well as a symbol of naturalness, essence of existence or mortality and ephemerality. As an opposing pole, there stands soul as a representation of a human inner, faith, desires, thoughts and belief Read More

Open Call for exhibition: Ar(t)chaeology: Intersections of photography and archaeology

International Association of Photography and Theory [IAPT]


Ar(t)chaeology: Intersections of photography and archaeology

 This Call invites artists who particularly work with photography to respond to the theme of the International Association of Photography and Theory’s first collaborative project entitled Ar(t)chaeology: Intersections of photography and archaeology. The project will run from May to Read More

Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award for a professional woman photographer

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award – in association with FotoDocument – will be granted annually to a professional woman photographer towards the initiation or completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether local or global.

The work should, in part, showcase positive solutions to Read More

Open Call for Arles 2017 Voies-Off’s projection / FEMININE

CALL for APPLICATIONS Arles 2017 Voies-Off’s projection

CIRCULATION(S) FESTIVAL invited to Voies-Off Arles

Call for applications on the subject of the Feminine (provisional title)

As part of Voies off – Arles 2017, the Circulation(s) festival will show a projection dedicated to women and to their fight.

In a current choatic context, it seems to us that it is urgent to showcase women Read More

PIX Open Call – The Student Issue


In the last decade, South Asia has witnessed a deluge in exploratory works being produced by students who have been mentored within newly formed photo/visual arts departments. The scope of student work – in image-making and writing – has also been exponentially broadened through festivals, workshops and training programmes, as well as a Read More

Riga Photomonth Open Call

Call for entries – Facts and clarifications


Riga Photomonth announces an open call for entries under the title of the upcoming festival Facts and Clarifications. Photographers from all over the world are welcome to submit their photo series that pay attention to complicated, paradoxical, tragic, as well as humorous cultural situations and their interpretation in our Read More

Open Call for Organ Vida Festival

Open call for artists to participate in the International Photography Festival Organ Vida 2017.

You can submit your work by filling out the application form below. Open Call fee is 30 €.
Please, read the Open Call essay written by artist Katrin Koenning before submitting your work! 

The International Photography Festival Organ Vida is inviting all local and international photographers Read More

Open Call: Ground Zine Fest / Moscow

First International Moscow Art Book Fair of independent publishing houses, artists’ books, zines, monographs and periodicals.

Registration is open to everyone who runs an independent publication, works as an independent publisher, etc.

Deadline for applying is March 20th, 23:59 h. Moscow time. MSK (UTC+3)

Publishers must be present in the fair which will take place from April 14st Read More


Being selected as a Foam Talent puts you in the spotlight of the international photography world. It marks you as an emerging artist with great promise and gives you the means to jumpstart your career.

Foam Talent Call is limited to participants between the ages of 18 and 35.

FOCAS: Open Call for emerging Photographers in Scotland & India


Fòcas are inviting emerging photographers based in Scotland and India to submit their work on the theme ‘Document’. 

From street to long-term documentary, from personal to political, and from conceptual to mobile, Fòcas are looking for photography from all genres that makes visible compelling narratives, perspectives and experiences of the Read More

Photobook Submission Open

We are very excited to announce submissions are now open for our upcoming photobook show in Russia.

We invite people to submit photobooks at any stage of production and distribution, from handmade prototypes and dummies, to one off, published and self published photobooks. Check out our shows page to see previous editions.

I Book Read More

Diffusion Photo Festival: Open call


SUBMISSIONS: £25 (including VAT)


Brexit, Trumpism, globalisation, climate change, poverty, religious intolerance, the migrant and refugee crisis, diversity, nationalism, border control, hate crime, gentrification and community division. For all the technological socio-economic progress made, we live in a world blighted by inequality, war and political upheaval, particularly for those living under oppressive Read More

Our Instagram (@womeninphoto) Open Call

OPEN CALL 4 for a new series of #FFconversation on our @womeninphoto Instagram

If you would like to be part of our ongoing series of FFconversations between artists from all over the world, please apply to it by sending three things only:

1. One link on your portfolio

2. Your bio (MAX 50 words)

3. Your Instagram username

to our Read More

Duesseldorf: Portfolio Review 2017

4–5 February 2017
The Portfolio Review is an annual event, taking place since 2013. It offers emerging artists from all over the world the opportunity to get selected and present their work to an international panel of curators, critics and editors who work in the fields of art and photography.
Conceived as a forum to discuss and Read More

Open Call for photographers from Scotland & India

Fòcas Scotland offers emerging photographers a professional platform for international exchange, exhibition and training. We support and share exciting work that inspires new dialogues about place, identity and culture.

If you are an emerging photographer based in Scotland or India share your experiences and your stories with us. From street to archive, narrative, mobile and conceptual Read More

UrbanPhotoFest – Call for Entries

Are you passionate about urban and street photography?
UrbanPhotoFest invite you to submit your urban and street photography images to the inaugural UPF Open photography competition. “Re-thinking the street” is this year’s theme and we are looking for entries,which show creative interpretations of street and urban photography. This inaugural competition is open to Read More




Applications until July 24 at www.encontrosdaimagem.com

The International Photography award EMERGENTES dst is an initiative by Domingos da Silva Teixeira group, organised by the Festival ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM, with a prize money of 7500€ that will be granted to the best 2016 Contemporary Photography Portfolio. The Prize will be awarded after the Portfolio Review (September 21 / 22) which Read More

DER GREIF: Open Call for Guest-Room with Photocaptionist

Submit up to 4 photographs for »Guest-Room: The Photocaptionist«!

Federica Chiocchetti is the founding director of the photo-literary platform Photocaptionist. Based between London and Tuscany, she is a writer, photography critic, curator, and editor. Currently working on her Ph.D. in photography and fictions at the University of Westminster, she explores the intersections Read More

LATENT: open submission

Latent is the result of the meeting and collaboration betweenD.O.O.R and MATÈRIA, two Rome based institutions specialised in photography. Latent (an anagram for Talent) is an open call aimed at the discovery and the promotion of photographic research and production characterised by originality and innovation within the field of contemporary photography.


With no age, Read More

Backlight Photo Festival: open call

OPEN CALL for submissions for Backlight Photo Festival 2017, under the theme Independence.

OPEN CALL for photographers and artists working with lens-based media to submit their works in the Backlight Photo Festival 2017, under the theme Independence.

We can only accept applications submitted via this online form.

Deadline: June 5th 2016 12:00 pm CET.

Participation: The submission is open to all Read More


ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM International Photography Festival is pleased to announce that is now open for submissions to the 26th edition. The festival will take place in Braga, Portugal on the 20th september 2016, and will provide opportunities for emerging photographers from around the world to submit their work and create the opportunity to explore and interrogate Read More


Angkor Photography Festival invite you to submit your work for selection of the Festival Programme of the 12th Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops, to be held this year from3rd – 10th December 2016 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

The longest-running photography event in Southeast Asia, the annual Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops is a free international platform and Read More

Abstracts invited

4th International Conference of Photography & Theory (ICPT2016)


at the Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Associated with the Pierides Foundation [NiMAC] Nicosia, Cyprus International Association of Photography & Theory (IAPT) www.photographyandtheory.com

Keynote Speakers: Martha Langford John Stezaker

Research in historical, artistic and vernacular photography has been rapidly expanding in the past few years. Read More

Open Call for new online magazine

Pample-mousse is calling for submissions to be part of our first magazine issue.
Originally an online platform, we are now heading to print. The magazine will be a creative conversation between photo and print.
We are looking for:
Documentary project
Please send up to 10 images and a supporting statement for the series of 100-150 words. Include the word ‘documentary’ in Read More

Open call for submissions Photoworks Annual Issue 23

Photoworks Annual Issue 23: The politics of fashion and style photography

Launching Autumn 2016, the next issue of our annual photography and visual culture journal will be themed on the politics of fashion and style photography.

Every day we’re surrounded by fashion images and the ubiquity of our chosen theme will allow us to publish folios addressing a wide Read More

Call for paper: the conference in Lucca, Italy

Imaging the Past, Collecting the Future:
Archive, Photography, Cinema, Museums

First International “LYNX Center for the Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Images” Conference
Lucca, Italy – June, 22-25 2016

Deadline for proposals: April 18, 2016. Please submit proposals to: internationallynxconference@gmail.com

Notifications about the status of the proposal will be sent in late April/early May.
Any questions about the process should also be sent Read More

CFP: The Aspect of Woman (Ljubljana, 26-27 May 2016)

Ljubljana, May 26 – 27, 2016
>Deadline: Mar 20, 2016
>³One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman,² and there were those,
>who became a woman long before the famous quote of Simone de Beauvoir
>was said out loud in 1949 and who left their footprint, seen or hidden,
>praised or still unrecognized. Last couple of decades have seen Read More


Athens Photo festival has opened for the 2016 edition, to be held in June – July 2016

There are three categories for submission

Exhibitions, Screenings and the Photobook Show

At the core of the Athens Photo Festival is an open submission process which welcomes artists/photographers, collectives, curators, galleries and organisations from all over the world to submit their Read More

East Sussex Open 2016

East Sussex Open brings together the best artists and makers from across the East Sussex region – from Rye to Eastbourne to Brighton & Hove. Last year saw a record number of entries, from the traditional to the interactive and experimental. Entries in all mediums are welcome and all works are for sale.

Entry fee £20

Deadline for entry Sunday 20 March Read More

Gendering Museum Histories call for papers

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, September 7 – 08, 2016
Museums and Galleries History Group Biennial Conference
Gendering Museum Histories

This conference addresses the relationship between museums, galleries
and gender during the last 400 years. Museums can be understood as
buildings, institutions, collections, displays, interpretations and
groups of people; each of these aspects has both reflected and shaped
ideas about gender and its construction Read More

Perugia Social Photo Festival OPEN CALL

The photography projects selected will be exhibited at the PSPF 2016, to be held in Perugia 11 – 28 March.
The winners will be awarded with a Fuji X-T10 (XC16-50 mm)


We often talk about “blindness” as the inability of seeing through the eyes, yet the act of seeing cannot be reduced exclusively to a simple Read More

“Overwhelming Imagination: Achieving and Undermining Contradictions”

July 4–6, 2016

I: project space
BeiXinQiao-BanQiao Hutong #10
China 100007

“Overwhelming Imagination: Achieving and Undermining Contradictions” invites art researchers to Beijing. Running from July 4–6, 2016, this three-day conference is accepting proposals from now until January 16.

Many have argued that the world under global capitalism, particularly urban centers, has become homogeneous. Cities worldwide share similar urban aesthetics, operations, and work Read More

MaHKUscript, Journal of Fine Art Research, seeks contributions

Ina Boudier-Bakkerlaan 50
3582 VA Utrecht
The Netherlands

HKU launches a new peer-reviewed journal that specifically targets the significance of research and knowledge production in contemporary Fine Art practice. MaHKUscript. Journal of Fine Art Research is published by Ubiquity Press, London and has an international editorial board.

Editor: Henk Slager (Utrecht)
Editorial advisory board: Chus Martinez (Basel), Hongjohn Lin (Taipei), Inci Read More

BETA: ‘In The Artists Studio’

Starting the New Year 2016 with a dynamic programme of contemporary art exhibitions we are looking for some of the finest artists based in UK, to participate and exhibit their idiosyncratic practices in a prime gallery in the heart of Shoreditch in East London. All artists must response to the Exhibition Theme BETA: ‘In The Read More