Opportunities

Photographic Commission, NEPN, University of Sunderland

Deadline: 25th March 2019

NEPN invite proposals for a new photographic commission offered in association with the Royal Horticultural Society.

The commission is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

The selected proposal should explore horticultural science through a contemporary photographic lens.
In particular we wish to commission a photographic project which will respond to the RHS Read More

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Job Opportunity: Manager for the Photographic Collections Network

Deadline: 15th March 2019

Photographer Mattis Mathiesen at work on Jan Mayen, anonymous. From the Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum, via Flickr Commons.

The Photographic Collections Network are seeking a Manager. The initial contract will be for 15 months, freelance, part-time, but their intention is to make this a permanent position, subject to funding. The fee is £36,000.

Late in 2018 the PCN had a second grant confirmed from Arts Council England. This allows them to build and strengthen Read More

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OPEN CALL | Grants for Female Photographers from South Caucasus Region

Deadline: 15th April 2019

Tbilisi Photography and Multimedia Museum announces an open call for South Caucasian
female photographers within the project “South Caucasus Photography Hub for Education and
Innovation”, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Seven emerging female photographers who were born in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan
will be offered an opportunity to benefit from Multimedia Production Lab Grant Read More

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FORM Open Call

Deadline: 24th February 2019

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.

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Portrait of Britain

Deadline: 18th April 2019

© Anais Zamboni, Portrait of Britain Winner 2018

Portrait of Britain is an award-winning nationwide photography exhibition, run by British Journal of Photography in partnership with JCDecaux. The exhibition celebrates the rich tapestry of people that make up Great Britain, by turning their stories into public art.

Portrait of Britain is groundbreaking in its scale and its mission. Envisioned as an exhibition for the Read More

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Course Leader, BA (Hons) Photojournalism and Documentary Photography

Deadline: 7th March 2019

University of the Arts London, London College of Communication

 

As Course Leader BA (Hons) Photojournalism and Documentary Photography, you will assume responsibility for the academic leadership and management of a dynamic and internationally recognised course.

You will take overall responsibility for the design, development and delivery of this progressive and forward-facing course, supported by a team of Read More

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OPEN CALL: Sub-Saharan Africa Research Grants

Deadline: 8th March 2019

Kigari Public Library Shelves (c) Matt Beavers (screen shot)

The British Council is aiming to increase connections between the UK creative sectors and young creative professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa. As well as building connections, we aim to expand knowledge of contemporary African art in the UK.

With this in mind, we are seeking expressions of interest from UK based arts organisations, curators or programmers working Read More

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idle Women Project Photographer

Deadline: 23rd February 2019

idle women are looking for a professional woman photographer to join the team and document ongoing projects in North West England from March. The images are needed for press, publicity (a new website) and general documentation.

The successful applicant will be able to relate well to idle women’s vision, and have empathy for the communities with Read More

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Malmö Fotobiennal Open Call 2019

Deadline: 28th February 2019

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

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Parallel Open Call 2019

Deadline: 31st March 2019

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

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Call for applications: Nida Doctoral School “Fight the Power 2019/1989: We, the Ungovernable”

Deadline: 15th March 2019

Vandalism of work by Banu Cennetoğlu, Liverpool Biennale, 2018. Photo: Joe Anderson. (Screen Shot)

The Nida Doctoral School (NDS) comprises an intensive programme for DA & PhD candidates in visual & performing arts, design, media & the humanities.

Focusing on questions pertinent to their individual research, doctoral candidates will work closely with speakers & tutors from art, design, higher education & the culture sector. Talks, discussion groups, doctoral research presentations Read More

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Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2019

Deadline: 31st May 2019

The international Felix Schoeller Photo Award is about to be held for 2019, marking the fourth occasion that the prize has been awarded. Between 1 January and 31 May 2019, professional photographers and photographers in training will be able to submit their work at www.felix-schoeller-photoaward.com.

The Felix Schoeller Photo Award honours photographers who demonstrate a love Read More

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BMW Residency 2019

Deadline: 29th March 2019

Every year since 2011, BMW Art & Culture has given an artist the opportunity to produce a photography project in a three-month residency. The project is undertaken at the GOBELINS School of Visual Arts, which has been involved in the Residency for the past two years, following a six-year partnership with the Nicéphore Niépce Museum.

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13th Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers

Deadline: 27th February 2019

The Gala Awards, with the sponsorship of the Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography invites women photographers worldwide to submit images to 13th Edition of The Julia Margaret Cameron Award.

This Award is open to women photographers, professional and amateur, working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought. Traditional, contemporary, avant-garde, creative and experimental Read More

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Archivist Job at The Photographers’ Gallery, London

Deadline: 25th February 2019

The Photographers’ Gallery is the UK’s leading centre for the presentation and exploration of photography in all its forms and a dedicated home for an international photographic community. Established in London in 1971, the Gallery has been instrumental in reflecting photography’s pivotal role in culture and society and championing its position as a leading art Read More

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UNSEEN seeking new Artistic Director

Deadline: 22nd February 2019

Unseen is in search of a new Artistic Director to join the board of directors in a full-time position (40h/wk) at the start of April 2019. The Artistic Director will be responsible for the artistic programme and artistic output of all Unseen companies (Unseen Amsterdam, Unseen Media, Unseen International, Unseen Foundation). With our aim to Read More

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Conference at Tate Modern in UK, 2019: CALL FOR PAPERS

Deadline: 1st March 2019

Goshogaoka Girls Basketball Team: Ayako Sano 1997 Sharon Lockhart born 1964 Presented by the American Fund for the Tate Gallery, courtesy of Heidi L. Steiger 2012 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/P13235

Goshogaoka Girls Basketball Team:
Ayako Sano 1997 Sharon Lockhart born 1964
Presented by the American Fund for the Tate Gallery,
courtesy of Heidi L. Steiger 2012
http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/P13235

CALL FOR PAPERS

Conference FAST FORWARD: HOW DO WOMEN WORK

Tate Modern, London, UK

30 November – 1 December 2019

Join this conference to discuss how framing of photographic practice can be reimagined

Following two inspiring international conferences about the role of Women Photographers, held at Tate Modern in April 2015 and National Gallery of Art in Lithuania in 2017, Read More

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Photography Course: Inspired by Diane Arbus / Hayward Gallery, London

Deadline: 25th February 2019

View life through the lens of Diane Arbus on our five-week course in portrait and street photography.

Explore diane arbus: in the beginning at Hayward Gallery out of hours, take part in group discussions about her iconic photographs, and improve your photography.

See the exhibition away from the crowds, with plenty of time to become intimate with Arbus’ work.

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Photo Ireland Festival 2019: Call for Proposals

Deadline: 17th March 2019

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

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The Vice Chancellor’s PhD Studentships

Deadline: 3rd March 2019

With Anglia Ruskin you can pursue your passion. Apply for one of our fully-funded PhD studentships, starting in September 2019 – and join a community of researchers committed to making a profound difference to the world around us.

Creative practice and creative industries

Storytelling, workflow and language in the fourth industrial revolution

Location: Cambridge
Supervisor: Dr Shreepali Read More

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Creative Arts

Deadline: 1st March 2019

The USC-SJTU Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry (ICCI) is the outcome of the strong partnership between University of Southern California (USC) and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) that was forged more than a decade ago. As a joint institute between USC and SJTU, ICCI will draw high quality resources from both mother universities in Read More

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AOP Student Awards 2019

Deadline: 29th April 2019

AOP Student Awards are a celebration of the best in photography amongst students, helping to provide that all important step up to the professional arena. By supporting new emerging talent, the Awards are an opportunity to get a first look at the potential stars of tomorrow.

For more details and to enter please follow the direct Read More

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German Peace Prize for Photography

Deadline: 31st May 2019

In 2019, the City of Peace Osnabrück, its Museum Quarter and the locally based Felix Schoeller Group will be awarding the first “German Peace Prize for Photography”. This prize honors the photographers who make the concept of peace visible and tangible in their work. As a special category of the Felix Schoeller Photo Award competition, Read More

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An Artist Residency in Motherhood (no deadline)

A self-directed, open-source artist residency to empower and inspire artists who are also mothers.

You don’t have to apply. It doesn’t cost anything, it’s fully customisable, and you can be in residence for as long as you choose. You don’t even have to travel, the residency takes place entirely inside your own home and everyday life. An Artist Residency in Motherhood is Read More

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