The Aperture Portfolio Prize 2022

Deadline: 8th January 2022

The Aperture Portfolio Prize is an annual international competition to discover, exhibit, and publish new talents in photography.


About Aperture

Aperture, a not-for-profit foundation, connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other—in print, in person, and online.

Created in 1952 by photographers and writers as “common ground Read More

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Creative Residency, The Art Station

Deadline: 5th December 2021

The Art Station and First Light Festival are joining together to provide a new Creative Residency in 2022. Hosted at The Art Station in Saxmundham, this exciting opportunity offers dedicated space and mentoring plus the opportunity to present work to an audience.

They’re looking for an artist/creative who identifies as coming from minority ethnic, migrant and Read More

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Flux Rotherham Creative Exchange- Artists in Residence Opportunity

Deadline: 17th December 2021

Flux Rotherham is a Creative People and Places Programme funded by Arts Council. Creative People and Places (CPP) is about more people choosing, creating, and taking part in brilliant art experiences in the places where they live. There are 33 independent CPP projects based in areas where there are fewer opportunities to get involved with Read More

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Curatorial and Archive Coordinator, Four Corners

Deadline: 13th December 2021

Four Corners seeks a Curatorial and Archive Coordinator to join their team. This is an exciting opportunity to work on Four Corners’ public exhibition and archive programmes.

They are seeking applicants with a background and expertise in archives, museums or galleries working within fields of photography, curation, visual arts or related sectors. Applicants must have a Read More

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Ways of Living–Climate Project

Deadline: 31st December 2021

An new project that focuses on conversations surrounding the relationships between creatives and the climate crisis.

Submit to this (open call) and be part of an online archive that focuses on conversations and projects surrounding the relationships between (creatives and the climate crisis). Looking at and exploring a wide range of practitioners whose work focus and examine the wider conversations Read More

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Job: Senior Lecturer (with Subject Leader Remit) BA (Hons) Photography

Deadline: 7th December 2021

Plymouth College of Art is one of a small number of independent art schools remaining in the UK’s Higher Education sector, and is nationally and internationally recognised for its ethical commitment to creative learning [through pedagogical innovation] and social justice [through community impact and social mobility]. PCA continues to foster international partnerships, developing a vibrant Read More

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Curatorial Research Fellowship Call for Applications

Deadline: 15th December 2021

The Rencontres d’Arles €20,000 curatorial research fellowship is open to all exhibition curators.

The project chosen will be carried out in two stages:
– Research
– Production (after approval)

The maximum €20,000 grant includes:
– An initial amount of €5,000 in copyright acquired for the winner
– A second amount of €15,000 for producing the project.

The Curatorial Research Fellowship is generously Read More

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Freelance Photographer in Residence

Deadline: 6th December 2021

Open Eye Gallery are working in partnership with Community Integrated Care to establish a photographer in residence programme within the Extra Care setting of the Watch Factory building and its surrounding neighbourhood community.

A photographer/s will be commissioned to work on a year long project with local tenants, both living within the Watch Factory and its Read More

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The Pomonan Open Call

Submission date passed

Only one out of every four photographers employed by photography agencies is a woman. In 2015, women photographers made 29 percent less than men photographers on average. In the previous decade, just 22% of photographers exhibiting their work in museums or galleries were women.

The goal is to establish a forum for female photographers to expose Read More

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Engage the public with research about the BBC

Deadline: 1st February 2022

Apply for funding to engage the public in the context of the centenary of the BBC in 2022.

You must:

be a UK-based researcher at doctoral level or higher
have a primary research focus in arts and humanities.
We welcome applications from researchers working in UKRI’s wider remit but your work must focus on the arts and humanities.

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Celebrating Body Hair

Deadline: 15th January 2022

Open Call for Submissions

People who identify as women & non-binary folks.

Aghh! Zine are looking for testimonies, artwork, photography, illustrations, playlists, songs, performances, videos, gifs, etc… on the theme of celebrating body hair for the first issue of Aghh! Zine.

Their aim is to celebrate body hair whilst deconstructing their own experiences as well as societies expectations. Read More

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The Louis Roederer Discovery Award

Submission date passed

The Rencontres d’Arles associates the Louis Roederer Discovery Award with galleries, art centers, artist run spaces, independent venues and institutions. Through their pioneering work, these structures are indeed often the first to support emerging artists. They can propose an exhibition project by an artist they support and whose work has been recently discovered or deserves Read More

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AiR351 Artist Residency

AiR 351 welcomes spontaneous application submissions throughout the year.
Besides providing private studios, offices and shared spaces to work and gather, AiR 351´s professional development program comprises:
— regular studio visits and meetings arranged according to each resident´s practice or research topic;
— engaging with the local art scene, especially with artists, curators, gallerists and collectors, through diverse 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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