Recognizing outstanding bodies of work
Free to enter and open to anyone submitting a series of five to ten images per category
Ten diverse categories to enter
Awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place artists, plus up to ten shortlisted photographers per category
One overall winner selected as the Photographer of the Year and recipient of the $25,000 (USD) Read More
The Rebecca Vassie Trust today announces the fourth annual Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award for emerging photographers, which includes a cash bursary of £2,000. The award, which funds an early-career photographer in the UK to undertake a narrative photography project, also includes more than £1,000-worth of premier printing at Metro Imaging plus support towards industry and Read More
The August Sander Award – Prize for Portrait Photography, sponsored by Ulla Bartenbach and Prof. Dr. Kurt Bartenbach in collaboration with Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne will be awarded for the second time in 2020.
The prize is designed to promote young artists working in the field of documentary and conceptual photography. In honor of Read More
In an effort to provide international opportunities for visual artists from culturally diverse backgrounds, the Conseil des arts de Montréal and Centre CLARK have joined forces to launch the Mission Dakar Biennale 2020, with artist Moridja Kitenge Banza as guest curator.
This pilot project will allow selected artists to travel to Senegal to attend the Dakar Read More
In 2020, The Arctic Circle program embarks on two high Arctic expeditions aboard an
ice-class expedition sailing vessel. International artists of all disciplines, architects,
scientists and educators are invited to apply.
The Arctic Circle 2020 programming takes place in the international territory of Svalbard,
a mountainous Arctic archipelago just 10 degrees from the North Pole. Each expedition
provides the opportunity Read More
The International Women in Photo Aassociation Open Call 2020 is open to all women photographers from all over the world.
The Open Call starts January 7th until February 29th 2020 at midnight French time.
A specially selected international jury comprising of eminent figures from the art and photography community will shortlist 5 candidates whose work will be Read More
It is delighted to announce that the fourth annual Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award for emerging photographers is now open for applications, with a submission deadline of Friday, 27 March 2020.
Our award, which funds an early-career photographer in the UK to undertake a narrative photography project, includes a cash bursary of £2,000 and more than £1,000-worth of premier 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
ITSLIQUID GROUP is proud to present ITSLIQUID Christmas Photography Contest 2019 open to artists, photographers, architects and designers from all over the world, without any limit of age and nationality. The contest is open to photography category. Each participant can take part with unlimited works. The submission is completely free.
ITSLIQUID Christmas Photography Contest 2019 will 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
The Wellcome Photography Prize celebrates compelling imagery that captures stories of health, medicine and science. This competition rewards pictures that show the importance of health in society, and the impact health issues have on people and communities worldwide.
If you’re an image maker, find out how to enter to start conversations about the health challenges humanity Read More
This all-inclusive retreat takes place over six nights at Chico Hot Springs Resort. Selected artists are invited to spend the week with the most respected and influential artists, bookmakers, gallerists, and curators in contemporary photography. At the conclusion of the event, one project is awarded the Charcoal Publishing Prize. The winning project is then published Read More
The call for entries to the CAP Prize 2020 is open from 7 November 2019 until 7 February 2020. Prepare your work that engages with the African continent or its diaspora now and win a series of large scale outdoor exhibitions around the globe. A panel of international curators, publishers, editors and artists will review Read More
The Visual Art Open competition is a not-for-profit event open to both amateur and professional artists based in the UK and internationally. The aim is to give artists the ultimate platform to develop their passion and career in the arts sector. Finalists will benefit from exhibiting, selling and showcasing their work to art critics and Read More
The Guernsey Photography Festival and Raven Property Group 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 Read More
The MACK First Book Award is a publishing prize open to artists who have not previously had a book published. The award was established in 2012 to support emerging artists and bodies of work that find a voice through the book form.
Each year, the jury creates a shortlist of the ten best submissions. The winner 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
Produced by the World Photography Organisation, the internationally acclaimed Sony World Photography Awards are one of the most important fixtures in the global photographic calendar.
The Awards are a global voice for photography and provide a vital insight into contemporary photography today. For both established and emerging artists, the Awards offer world-class opportunities for exposure of Read More
Lens Culture is seeking the best new photography from around the world for the LensCulture Exposure Awards 2020. Since 2008, this award has offered significant exposure to more than 300 emerging and established photographers. Via a global callout, Lens Culture is eager to discover more diverse and talented image-makers to add to this impressive cohort. Read More
The BPA run an open, responsible competition aimed at celebrating photographic talent from all British and British-based photographers. The BPA work with a range of UK charities to operate a non-profit competition cashflow and keep this completely ring-fenced from the rest of the business finance. This is integral to the model. Together we can use 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
LensCulture is thrilled to announce the return of our Black & White Photography Awards!
LensCulture are seeking remarkable photographic work that plays with the dynamic relationship between light, dark and all the tones in between. Texture, shape, line and form are often hailed as the heroes of black and white photography. Show how you’re interpreting these 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
The International Photography Awards 2019 is now open!
New Year – New Benefits, the category winners will receive an IPA Trophy, a traveling allowance of $500 to join the International Photography Awards “Best of Show” exhibition & Lucie Awards in New York City, guarantee to have their winning photography part of the IPA “Best of Show” 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
The Taurus Prize For Visual Arts is awarded every two years to a contemporary artist by a selection committee of professionals from within or outside the art world. Dedicated to a geographical area instead of a theme, the prize rejects the imposition of exterior narratives onto territories and promotes relevance and accuracy.
Every two years, Read More
Fiebre Photobook are launching the 4th edition of the Fiebre Dummy Award to publish a photobook, sponsored by Artes Gráficas Palermo and organised in partnership with Art Photo Bcn. The winning proposal will be co-edited with Dalpine, while La Troupe will be in charge of the prepress process.
Fully aware of the technical and economic difficulties 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
16 -17 January (Thursday & Friday) 2020
David Bate- University of Westminster, UK
Liz Wells-Plymouth University, UK
Photographies is excited to announce its second conference hosted in Singapore in January 2020. The two-day international event will bring together scholars, photographers, artists and critics to consider the rapid growth of photography in Asia and its impact in a 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
Where do we come from and what do we consider familial? How do we perform or embody certain formations of identity, and question notions of displacement, alienation and self-imaging?
In the traditional sense, families are permanent or fixed units, and yet, through growing associations, we find that they are also evolving – riddled with secrets, new 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
For the first time, the Rencontres d’Arles and the French Ministry of Culture are launching a professional matinée open to all curators.
The curators’ meeting is intended for institutions and curators wishing to present a new exhibition project involving the image and/or photography to a professional public. The event aims to encourage the production or coproduction Read More
The Haitian Revolution, possibly one of the most important and overlooked, revolutions of the world appears to have been written out of Western history.
The Gheeto Biennale welcome projects that both memorialise, and challenge the memorialization of, the Haitian Revolution. The aim is to look for alternate narratives to the Slaves Revolt. Complex readings of the Read More
Are you an artist, activist, educator, musician in the Helsinki area or beyond (Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Baltic Countries, Russia, etc.)? The Suoja/Shelter festival invites participants to propose projects the 2019 Shelter Festival: Cosmopolitics, Comradeship, and the Commons, a three-day convening for all those working at the intersection of deep ecology, climate resilience, environmental philosophy, ecofeminism, Read More
Migration, the flows of materials, and gentrification are pressing areas of interest to artists and filmmakers working with participatory practices in a globalised, neoliberal context. Common to these practices is a concern with spatiality, acknowledged as a key register of politics and social inequality. This one-day symposium aims to bring practitioners together to open a 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
The deadline for the application is pushed until the 28th of February 2019. The main theme for the exhibitions is “UTOPIA”. The curator group is looking forward to review your project or series of photography, which we trust to be related to the theme in one way or the other. Applying to open call is Read More
This call aims to select 30 new artists and 6 new curators working with photography who will participate in the PARALLEL Platform 3rd Cycle, occurring between September 2019 and November 2020.
Those selected will be taking part in an innovative creative process, from the very beginning to the moment of the exhibition, together with Read More
The Association of Research Institutes in Art History (ARIAH) and the International Association for Research Institutes in the History of Art (RIHA) are offering an exchange program for staff at member institutions, with the aim of fostering collaboration and the sharing of expertise. Staff members of ARIAH institutes may apply to visit RIHA institutes, and 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
Proposals by artists and curators based in Europe are invited for projects which address the core themes of A Woman’s Work, a 24 month collaborative programme in which cultural partners in the United Kingdom, Lithuania, Ireland, France and Finland will work together in pursuit of the following objectives: to enable artists and cultural professionals from across Europe Read More
In 1918, after years of campaigning, women were granted the right to vote. Their voices were finally heard, now it’s your turn! Send us your selfie or photos of the women and girls* in your life you wish to celebrate. Be part of a giant photo mosaic at Birmingham New Street Station. These can be Read More
We invite artist using the photographic medium to submit a photographic answer to the theme “A Hunger Artist”, taken from the homonymous Franz Kafka’s short story.
Please follow the direct link for more information and to download the pdf with submission instructions.
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
Impressions Gallery is looking for self-published and / or handmade photobooks and photography zines to sell at our annual Photobook Fair this October.
Last year we promoted many unique, self-published titles to more than 400 visitors at our Photobook Fair. Due to the great feedback from both our visitors and self-publishers we are once again calling for books Read More
JAR invites submissions from all fields and disciplines in which artistic research may be relevant, including areas that are not usually conceived of as artistic. We welcome submissions from practitioners with or without academic affiliations. JAR’s format for publishing artistic research, the exposition, invites authors to combine text, image, film, and audio material on expandable web pages, challenging Read More
DEADLINE: MONDAY 16 JULY 2018
[see Spanish translation below / versión Española abajo]
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
If you were to google the definition of Health, the first result quotes “the state of being free from illness or injury.”
What kind of relationship do you have with health? What does health mean to you? What does your health narrative look like?
According to the definition, health is considered to be a positive word with a Read More
Open Call for Artists – 2018 International Photography Festival
PHOTO IS:RAEL invites artists to send proposals for the thematic exhibition and special projects at the 6th Photography Festival, which will take place in November 2018 in Tel Aviv.
The theme this year is: Relations
The Oxford Dictionary defines “relation” as “the way in which two or more people 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
With our recently launched online fora—Pix Posts— we have been sharing the perspectives of practicing photographers, curators and writers and thereby exploring varied aspects of photography in South Asiathrough an assortment of social, political and personal points of view. With this open call, we are happy to feature written articles, audio interviews, or even video submissions 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
ORGAN VIDA International Photography Organization based in Croatia invites artists from all over the world who work in the medium of photography as such or in an expanded form, video and sound, installation, collage to apply to this open call and respond to the given topic: Engaged, Active, Aware — Women’s Perspectives Now.
The selected artists Read More
Digital media has provoked one of the largest revolutions of our time. As a socio-cultural documentary practice, the dawn of participation-driven, citizen media has hence given birth to another persona in our midst – at once vigilant and critical. In a world where every act and event – from an emergency situation to a celebration Read More
Take this opportunity to be discovered by international publishers and experts, to be exhibited at international festivals and to win a complete book publishing! Registrations are open until 3 April!
One attraction of the FOTOBOOKFESTIVAL KASSEL is the dummy competition for the best unpublished photobook mock-up. Together with our cooperation partner VERLAG KETTLER, the festival invites all Read More
The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is soliciting submissions for a new joint exhibition and fellowship opportunity focused on the topic of migration. Selected projects will be featured in the next installment of our ongoing Moving Walls exhibition series, opening in September 2018 at the Open Society Foundations—New York. Selected artists will also receive a Read More
Fem Tour Truck is an international and itinerant Feminist video-art festival that begins in February 2016 and continues until today, having become a biennial proposal, but with a constant journey, year after year. An initiative to recover the public space, the squares of the cities and towns, where performances, workshops and videos are screened in 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
6th Singapore International Photography Festival Open Call – Curatorial Project
The Curatorial Project started in 2014 with the aim to encourage curatorial practice in the medium of photography in Asia. It reaches out to emerging and independent curators committed to develop their professional practice in Southeast Asia.
The last edition of the Open Call featured a project 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
Location: Lungs Project
North East of England
Lungs Project is a non-profit curatorial collective and publication founded in 2016. The Lungs Project are now accepting submissions from artists, illustrators, designers, filmmakers, photographers, poets and writers of colour in early stages of their career.
Based in the North East of England, the project focuses on facilitating artistic development 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
Sexual Politics and Digital Media Infrastructures: Challenges for Diversity
Call for papers for a special issue of DiGeSt (JOURNAL OF DIVERSITY AND GENDER STUDIES)
Editors: Sander De Ridder and Frederik Dhaenens
Deadline abstracts (500 words): 15 May 2018
The breadth of what it means to study sexuality in the context of media has changed significantly in recent years because 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
WE ARE GLAD TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE SECOND EDITION OF THE MARIBOR PHOTOBOOK AWARD WILL TAKE PLACE IN MARIBOR IN MARCH 2018. APPLY NOW!
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
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
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
Our Instagram @womeninphoto
Deadline extended until 22 September!
Open call for young and promising artists in the field of contemporary art photography organized by Photon Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Photography from Ljubljana. The first prize is € 1,000 for the production and solo exhibition at Photon Gallery. The selected ten artists will present their work at Read More
EXHIBITION, LIVE ART EVENT & SYMPOSIUM:
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
1 OPEN CALL | 2 ARTISTS SELECTED
1 EXHIBITION | 1 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
The next issue of Photoworks Annual, will explore how photography and visual culture can be used to foreground LGBTQ+ rights.
The Editors are currently looking for fully-resolved projects responding to photography’s role within LGBTQ+ communities and invite UK and international artists at any stage of their career to submit suitable new or previously Read More
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
ENTRY NOW OPEN
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.
– Worldwide open submission
– Open to members and non-members
– Online entry of up to 4 Read More
Recognizing the amazing quality of work being produced by woman photographers in Asia”
2017 ASIAN WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS’ SHOWCASE
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
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
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
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
Estonian Photographic Art Fair is the first and only contemporary art fair in Estonia. It takes place since 2010, every other year it is part of Tallinn Photomonth biennial. The fair aims to introduce recent works of contemporary Estonian photographic artists and to offer information on strategies of Read More
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
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
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 can be made exclusively through the site, by completing and sending the materials requested in the form below. For applying, please download Read More
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 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
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.
To be considered for a feature on Don’t Smile, please send 15-20 images of a developed body of work, an artist statement, and a short bio written in the third person in a .zip file to email@example.com. The images must be 1280px on the long side, 160ppi, and cannot exceed 20 MB.
Photographers of all ages Read More
EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHERS IN SCOTLAND AND 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
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.
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DIFFUSION 2017 OPEN SUBMISSION
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
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
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
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
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
INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD
EMERGENTES dst 2016
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
CALL FOR ENTRIES
GUEST-ROOM: THE 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 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.
How to SUBMIT
With no age, Read More
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
4th International Conference of Photography & Theory (ICPT2016)
PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE EVERYDAY December 2-4, 2016
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
SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY ONLINE @ www.photomonth.org
Photomonth welcomes shows by emerging and established photographers. Exhibitions may take place in all kinds of galleries and venues across East London. If you are planning to participate and would like to be included in the printedphotomonth brochure and on the website please submit your listings at http://2016.photomonth.org/events/new
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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:
Please send up to 10 images and a supporting statement for the series of 100-150 words. Include the word ‘documentary’ in Read More
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) announces that, the 2nd World Conference on Women’s Studies commences (www.womenstudies.co) to expect the dawning of the new era that crowns the women in humanity.Theme – Empowering Future Generation of Women and Girls – Empowering Humanity
Academic Partner – Centre of Excellence for Women’s Studies – Read More
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 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
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
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)
PSPF BLINDSPOT Concept
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
July 4–6, 2016
I: project space
BeiXinQiao-BanQiao Hutong #10
“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
Ina Boudier-Bakkerlaan 50
3582 VA Utrecht
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
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