The Makeable Mind
“I’m not crazy, my reality is just different than yours.”
(Cheshire Cat internet meme)
The Noorderlicht International Photo Festival 2021 will take place from 7 August till 3 October 2021 at various locations in the Dutch provinces of Groningen and Friesland. Departing from photography, the festival focuses on the entire spectrum of the image, both Read More
2021 OPEN SUBMISSION
WHAT DO YOU WIN?
All submitting photographers will benefit from:
Submission review by Photo Industry Professionals
Opportunities for Immediate Exposure
Between 20 and 40 photographers / artists will benefit from:
awards and cash prizes (See Awards listed below)
exhibition exposure at the Festival’s main city centre gallery
exhibition exposure at the 2022 Read More
Festival Photo Is:rael invites photographers, designers, artists and creators from all fields which use the language of photography as their tool, to engage in a creative and inspiring 24-hour exploration of various aspects of the “Chaos” theme.
“Chaos” represents opportunity, a way of contending with the uncertainty and ambiguity of a time and a Read More
The worldwide open-call is now open for the 163rd edition of the International Photography Exhibition. Photographers and image-makers, of all ages, are invited to submit work for exhibition. Submissions are encouraged from new, emerging and established photographers.
This is an unique opportunity to exhibit in a group exhibition at The Royal Photographic Society in Bristol, UK, Read More
The exhibition project Les Balkannes in Paris aims to promote artistic expressions on women portrayals and representations in the Balkans through photography. Carried out by a team of students from La Sorbonne University in Paris, Les Balkannes can be seen as a true springboard for contemporary creation in the Balkanic peninsula. The main purpose of Read More
“You are not wonderful just because you are a mother.”
Seeking artwork of all mediums that speaks to unconventional thoughts around mothers and motherhood. This open call for art is based upon a statement expressed by Japanese photographer Ishiuchi Miyako (see link to watch her YouTube interview) when talking about her book, Mother’s, in which she photographed her deceased mother’s belongings.
As Read More
Throughout August, Glynn Vivian Gallery would like to invite you to send a postcard to the Gallery. This could be a drawing, a poem, written postcard, a painting, a collage or you could attach a photograph.
This project will focus on the future; for example, what are your dreams? What changes do you imagine taking place? Read More
Does your work belong next to great photographers such as Martin Parr, Steve Mccurry and Sarah Maple? Submit your photos for our Open Call! 2020 is a year with a lot of events, a year that new history is written. The theme of the festival this year is “transitions”, we showcase the changes in the Read More
Are you a graduate? Self-taught? Graduated a really long time ago? Are you under 30? Over 30? Emerging? Emerged? Not sure what emerging means..?
If you’re a photographer looking for a way to get more eyes on your work, Shutter Hub would like to introduce you to YEARBOOK.
A group show, promoted to people working within the Read More
Open call for an exciting initiative organised by LagosPhoto20. You don’t need to have a professional camera, you may use whatever device you have – a smartphone is fine.
The idea is to “shine your eyes” on our homes as if they were museums. We invite you to take part in building this new virtual Home Read More
A FREE call for submissions for photographers from around the world with a project they would like to promote on Photo Meet & Northern Narratives online channels; Website, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Photo Meet and Northern Narratives are conscious that in these unprecedented times of total lock down artists and image makers have lost many Read More
Sasha Saben Callaghan and Harry Josephine Giles invite submissions as part of their project Not Going Back To Normal. Read on to find out more.
We want your radical art and ideas for remaking the art world by and for disabled people. We’re making a website and a book, and we’re paying for contributions.
How many times have you Read More
Not everyone is used to working from home. Many photographers are freelancers and it’s their everyday norm – but what does that look like?
Shutterhub are putting together a feature on WORKING FROM HOME and they’d love your input. Please share your photographs of home-working, and your tips on how to approach it. Let’s share an Read More
The 11th edition of Organ Vida focuses on the materiality of the image. Organ Vida are interested in images that are political primarily in terms of how rather than what they represent. Images that offer a specific form of the intersection of facts and fiction, that are simultaneously explicitly “fake”, “unreal”, “falsified” and “authentic”, but Read More
Helsinki Photo Festival is pleased to announce their third open call! Everyone from all over the world is invited to submit their work(s) in the festival theme of 2020: Trust.
Helsinki Photo Festival challenge photographers and artists of all ages to share the connections you see with the theme, in imaginative, creative expressive interpretation. Artists will Read More
The FIF – International Festival of Photography of Belo Horizonte has launched the open call for artists from all over the world, aiming to select works to the Festival’s International Exhibition. The submissions are divided into two forms, one for printed photographic works and the other for moving image works that will be projected.The submissions Read More
PhotoIreland Festival invites national and international photographers and artists, emerging and established, to propose works to be part of the main exhibition of PhotoIreland Festival. This 11th edition will take place in Dublin, 8-19 July 2020, with exhibitions running throughout the month of July.
Projects from lens-based artists working within mixed media, moving image, technology-based, and Read More
The Lightbox Gallery and Museum are excited to announce that the Victoria Square Art Project: Open Call is now open.
This new Woking-wide art competition is an opportunity for professional artists, schools, amateurs and enthusiasts alike to see their work exhibited publicly, win one of ten “Best in Show” cash prizes and contribute towards the town’s Read More
GETXOPHOTO invites visual artists from all over the world to share their vision about the theme proposed for the fourteenth edition: To The Streets!
About Open Call 2020
The street has taken on a fundamental role in the contemporary global society. The public space -both physical and online- lives in constant resistance to its privatization and homogenization Read More
Central to the 2020 Noorderlicht International Photography Festival is the mind-set and energy of Generation Z, the youngest generation of world citizens. The way they interact with their dystopian future perspective is a source of varied emotions. A simultaneous cesspool and wishing well, with grand and compelling activism, and simmering developments that often remain under Read More
Towner International is a major new biennial exhibition of contemporary art that will take place at Towner in 2020, featuring British and International artists. The Brewers Prize of £10,000, sponsored by Brewers Decorator Centres, will be awarded to one of the exhibiting artists.
Towner are inviting artists to submit works for consideration to Towner International through Read More
Fotofestiwal Open Call 2020 gives you an opportunity to present your works to the audience of the International Festival of Photography held on 4-21 June 2020 in Lodz (Poland). Fotofestiwal are looking for artists with exceptional personalities and projects which present bold visions. The call for entries is open – with no thematic or age Read More
The Center of Contemporary Artists are thrilled to kick off the COCA20 | 2 EDITION.
The search for the best international contemporary artists has begun!
The aim is to produce artistic projects, to stimulate the education of professional careers and to establish connections between artists and private collectors.
The mission is to discover new talents, for this reason Read More
Shutter Hub have teamed up with Free Space Project to bring you EVERYDAY DELIGHT – an exhibition all about looking for the joy in the small things, finding the magic in what might at first appear mundane, and discovering the beauty in the everyday.
It’s there, but you might not always be able to see it.
EVERYDAY Read More
Photofusion is very excited to announce that Dr. Lucy Soutter will be the Salon/19 selector. Lucy is an artist, art historian and critic. She writes for publications including Source, 1000 Words and Aperture and is the author of “Why Art Photography” (Routledge, 2nd ed 2018). She is also the Course Leader of the Photography Arts Read More
Are you are a photographer who wishes to have their work exhibited at the next edition of the Circulation(s) festival?
The festival will take place from March to May 2020 at the Centquatre-Paris.
The call for applications is open to all European photographers or photographers living in Europe, without any age limit.
The application costs 25€.
The closing date Read More
Shutter Hub are teaming up with the beautiful Gallery at Home in Monmouthshire, Wales to create an exhibition of photography called HOME, in support of homelessness charities across the UK. Shutter Hub are asking photographers to donate images that can be printed and sold to raise money for the charities, and help more people get Read More
Demographic changes affect global and local politics, economies, urban affairs and day to day life.
For some of those who were lucky to be born in a stable, strong, democratic country, it is hard to accept those changes. It creates fear of job loss and the changing of familiar local culture. Immigrants or refugees face changes Read More
NIDA International Photography Symposium 2019 is pleased to launch an open call for lens based works for a curated evening of projections in Nida, Lithuania.
The theme of this open call is Futures / Intersections, tying in with the overall themes of this year’s programme.
Artists and photographers of any age, nationality and geographic location are invited Read More
DAK’ART – Biennial of Contemporary African Art will be held from 28 May to 28 June 2020 in Dakar, under the high patronage of the President of the Republic of Senegal. This fourteenth edition, which marks the biennial’s 30th anniversary, will have the general theme Ĩ’Ndaffa / Out of the fire.
Ĩ’Ndaffa, in Serer Read More
OPEN CALL OPPORTUNITY for photographers!
Deadline for submissions JULY 10
The 5 shortlisted projects will be offered the opportunity to be screened as part of the program of the Night of Photography 2019 that will be held on September 14th.
– two international winners will be offered a trip to Tbilisi with 2-nights accommodation during the opening week of Read More
For its 10th edition Tbilisi Photo Festival launches an international Open Call for participation in the official program of Night of Photography – an open air nights screenings – a highlight of the Festival with up to 10,000 people coming each year to see some of the best images from across the globe.
In 2019 the Read More
Shutter Hub are teaming up with the beautiful Gallery at Home in Monmouthshire, Wales to create an exhibition of photography called HOME, in support of homelessness charities across the UK.
Shutter Hub are asking photographers to donate images that we can print and sell to raise money for the charities, and help more people get the Read More
Shutterhub are delighted to be given the opportunity to create the main exhibition for Festival Pil’Ours 4th Edition and help deliver events that will form the basis for the Festival’s progression and inspiration.
It’s not only time to think about the festival, it’s direction, and what is needed, but also an opportunity for us to think Read More
Imagine the artistic practice of photographic stream of consciousness as ‘thinking in images’. The art piece (the photograph, photographs), as an expression of an interior monologue, the artist’s sensory reactions to external events.
The image as a capture of streams of consciousness having the possibility of revealing the worlds of thoughts and circumstances, the universe of Read More
PHOTO IS:RAEL invites artists to submit proposals for participation in the thematic exhibition as well as special projects at the 7th International Photography Festival, taking place in Tel Aviv in November 2019.
The International Photography Festival is Israel’s largest photography event and will be taking place in November 2019 for the seventh time. The festival has Read More
FORM Fringe will coincide with FORMAT International Photography Festival 2019 – A world renowned festival which reaches both a global and local audience from it’s base in Derby.
FORMAT Fringe will consist of a series of exhibitions, events and a photobook stall – alongside other festival exhibitions and in association with FORMAT.
The Open Call invites artists Read More
After Yaounde, London and Tokyo, Yaounde Photo Network (YPN), Cameroon’s platform for photography and lens-based media will be hosting its next Digital Africascreening in Casablanca, Morocco.
The Digital Africa programme stems from a digital media (sound and video art) showcase first curated by Christine Eyene as part of the Africa Utopia Festival (2014) at Southbank Centre, London. It was then expanded as part of YPN’s Read More
SHUTTER HUB EXHIBITION AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY 2019
Shutter Hub has been invited back to Cambridge University in April 2019 to curate an exhibition in partnership with Art at the ARB, and we want to take as many photographers with us as possible!
Our theme is Everything I Ever Learnt, it’s open to your interpretation and we’re inviting Read More
PhotoIreland Foundation invites individuals and organisations to come forward with proposals for the PhotoIreland Festival 2019.
The year 2019 will see the 10th edition of the PhotoIreland Festival bringing to Dublin an ambitious programme running from May to July. May will see the opening of the main exhibitions, while June will be dedicated to an extended Read More
Emerging Talents is a photo festival devoted to young artists. It will be held at MATTATOIO Museum in Rome from December 7th 2018 to January 6th 2019. A selection of unpublished works will be displayed, with meetings, talks and workshops.
For the 2018 edition, Emerging Talents is launching an Open Call inviting all photographers to present Read More
East Meets West is a collaborative project devised by FORMAT International Photography Festival/QUAD and GRAIN Projects. This opportunity is aimed at photographers wishing to broaden their perspectives and push the boundaries of their personal development. We welcome diverse and innovative submissions from photographers that are based in the East and West Read More
We are excited to announce the call for entries for our fifth annual Shutter Hub OPEN exhibition. The exhibition will be part of London Photomonth, launching at the beginning of the two month long event, and run alongside Photo Book London and Moniker Art Fair at the Old Truman Brewery.
The deadline for applications is Monday 10thSeptember 2018. Entry is Read More
We are calling on you to enlighten us with your interpretation of Out of the Ordinary. Can our perception of the unusual be challenged? Do we need to be reminded that something society has normalised is in fact extraordinary? Or should we simply marvel at something beautifully unusual?
Something that is Out of the Ordinary is unexpected or Read More
DEADLINE: MONDAY 16 JULY 2018
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CUNTemporary is now accepting proposals for a new episode of ‘Deep Trash’, the unique multi-disciplinary exhibition and performance club night. We accept performances, videos, photographs, installations and written contributions to be shown at ‘DEEP TRASH Escoria’ on Saturday 22 September 2018 at Bethnal Green Read More
The BBZ BLK BK: Alternative Graduation Show.
A group show of recently graduated artists from practice based degrees who identify as queer womxn, trans & non-binary people of Black Ancestry.
Our submissions are open until June 15th and you can check out this amazing article by KUCHENGA on i-D which gives you an in-depth overview.
Below is a Read More
Don’t miss your chance to exhibit with Shutter Hub in France!
Opportunity to exhibit at Festival Pil’ours, Festival international de la photographie pour les femmes photographes professionnels, in Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, France.
Festival Pil’ours is an annual international festival of photography showcasing the work of female-identifying photographers from around the world. This year, a first for the Read More
At Festival Pil’ours – International Festival of Photography for Female Professional Photographers
We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been invited to exhibit at Festival Pil’ours, Festival international de la photographie pour les femmes photographes professionnels, in Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, France.
Festival Pil’ours is an annual international festival of photography showcasing the work of ten female-identifying photographers from Read More
For its 9th edition that will be held in Tbilisi in September 2018, Tbilisi Photo Festival announces for the first time an open call for artists who want to be part of this year’s TBILISI NIGHT OF PHOTOGRAPHY screenings.
Open Call is launched to select 10 best photo projects that will be featured in Read More
The submissions for the 2nd Photosphere are open!
Photosphere is an International Open Air Photography Festival, which will be held in Paros and Patmos, two beautiful islands of Greece, on July and August of 2018, at the peak of the tourist season.
Take part – Visit it!
More information at: www.photosphere.gr
A new project is seeking 208 female photographers to create 208 portraits of female members of parliament, to mark the centenary of women achieving the vote in 1918. The project will conclude with an exhibition of all the images in the Palace of Westminster in December 2018.
Initiated and curated by photographer Hilary Wood, the project Read More
This call aim is to select 8 new curators working with photography/new media/visual media that will be participating in the PARALLEL Platform 2nd Cycle, which occurs between June 2018 and September 2019. If selected, you’ll be taking part in one of the most innovative creative processes going from scratch to the exhibition, alongside with 37 Read More
This call aim is to select 30 new artists working with photography that will be participating in the PARALLEL Platform 2nd Cycle, which occurs between June 2018 and September 2019. If selected, you’ll be taking part in one of the most innovative creative processes going from scratch to the exhibition, alongside with 37 other artists Read More
5TH BIENNIAL OF FINE ART & DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY, BARCELONA, OCTOBER 2018
Following the success of the 4th edition held at the Palazzo Italia in Berlin on October 2016, we’re now organising the 5th edition and are calling professional and amateur photographers from all over the world to submit their work for consideration of the Biennial Curators’ Read More
KAUNAS PHOTO is the largest annual photographic festival in the Baltic States, based in Kaunas, Lithuania, since 2004. Maintaining its strong international character, KAUNAS PHOTO is a platform of priemieres of emerging talents. “Photo World” magazine (China) described KAUNAS PHOTO festival as a spot of the Europe’s Crossroads of photography. In the recent years, KAUNAS Read More
A call for submissions from the Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology in collaboration with The Multispecies Salon
We live in an era of extinction. Capital flows, industrial infrastructures, molecules, affects, technoscientific enterprises, and pharmacopornographic desires are engendering human life, while unraveling ecological communities and multispecies worlds. Against this backdrop, we seek artistic interventions that resist and Read More
Installation & Opening Night:
Wednesday 7th March 2018
“To deploy the vagina as an overarching symbol for womanhood marginalises trans women and Gender Non Conforming femmes.”
– Meredith Talusan, them, 21/01/18
Who says the female experience is body bound?
Is it time to move past the p**sy?
What does it mean to be a feminist?
Where does inclusivity fit into your feminism?
Calling Read More
IN VIVO, the 25th Noorderlicht International Photofestival, is about our ambiguous relationship with nature. Museum Bélvédère in Heerenveen becomes the setting for photographic art possessing a confrontational beauty, images inspired by our rich tradition of experiencing nature. IN VIVO will be a modern, threedimensional nature scrapbook with a twist, about how our loving way of Read More
Nasty Women Liverpool Charity Art Exhibition. This is linked to the Nasty Women art movement which started early 2017 in the US in reaction to President Trump. Submissions now open to female/female identifying artists to DONATE a piece of work to be sold for charity. The organisation we are supporting is a Wirral based Read More
Riga Photomonth announces an open call for entries under the title of the upcoming festival New Chic. Photographers from all over the world are welcome to submit their photo series that are based on critical interest in the new and ever-changing conditions of photography as a medium in contemporary visual culture. Approximately 35 photo series Read More
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
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
ONLY 1 WEEK TO APPLY FOR THE 8th EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL !
To be one of the photographers of the 8th edition,
Apply now !
DEADLINE : September 24th, 2017 at midnight
COST : 25 euros
The 2018 Circulation(s) Festival will take place from March 17th to May 6th 2018 at the Read More