Call for Submissions. BLACK PORTRAITURE[S]: Toronto, Absent/ed Presence

Deadline: 15th March 2021

Image: Installation view, ​Sandra Brewster: Blur,​ July 24, 2019 – March 29, 2020 at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Work shown: ​Untitled (Blur)​, 2017 – 2019 © Sandra Brewster Photo: AGO

BLACK PORTRAITURE[S]: Toronto, Absent/ed Presence, 2021

You are invited to participate in the annual Black Portraiture[s] Conference, to be held online and in-person at Ryerson University, October 14 – 16, 2021

“To live in the Black Diaspora is I think to live as a fiction — a creation of empires, and also self-creation. It is to Read More

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Open Call: Now Tell Me

Deadline: 9th December 2020

Now Tell Me is a platform Holly Houlton is currently developing, dedicated to giving freelance writers on photography the freedom to write self-directed content. No brief or theme, just you and your ideas.

“The call out is to seek wonderful creatives who share this strong passion, to feature in a zine.

This is a perfect opportunity Read More

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RIC Research Fellowships

Deadline: 15th January 2021

A verso of a photograph from the Black Star Collection, Ryerson Image Centre

In 2021, the Ryerson Image Centre will offer five fellowships for research related to photography:

The Nadir Mohamed Postdoctoral Fellowship
This fellowship includes a $10,000 (CAD) stipend for travel, research, and other expenses. Candidates must hold a PhD degree. All proposals will be welcome, but we encourage projects that utilize the collections and resources of the Ryerson 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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2021 LensCulture Art Photography Awards

Deadline: 16th December 2020

The 2021 LensCulture Art Photography Awards aim to recognize and reward talented and visionary artists using photographic processes and images to make remarkable work. Awards include an exhibition during Paris Photo, cash prizes, projection at international photo festivals, industry exposure and more.

LensCulture are proud to once again offer free entry on single-image entries, part of Read More

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OVER Journal: Call for articles, works and papers

OVER Journal is a new periodical publication and online platform that proposes to its readers a deep, honest, critical and edifying experience of Photography and  Visual Culture.

OVER Journal is interested in challenging and preventing the repetition of obsolete and flawed structures, as much as highlighting the work of those who are expanding what we still Read More

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Call for papers for special issue of the journal MAI: Feminism & Visual Culture

Deadline: 12th December 2020

Melaw Nakehk’o is Dehcho Dene and Denesulene from Liidlii Kue, Denendeh Northwest Territories. She is a Mother, Artist, Moose hide tanner, Actress and and co-founder of the Indigenous organization Dene Nahjo. From the series, “Resilience and Resistance”, by Kali Spitzer, 2015. Image courtesy of Kali Spitzer


for a special issue on photography and resistance of the journal MAI: Feminism & Visual Culture

Special issue editor: Kylie Thomas

Authors with expertise in visual and cultural studies and related disciplines are invited to contribute to a special issue on photography and resistance of the journal, MAI: Feminism & Read More

Call for entries: Postcards from Europe

Deadline: 25th June 2021

Postcards from Europe is a call for response and collaboration, triggered by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and reflecting on Postcards from Great Britain, Shutterhubs most ambitious project to date, which started because they wanted to reach out and connect, and has since become much more.

Postcards from Europe will be exhibited from November – Read More

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Photo Meet & Northern Narratives: Free Open Call

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

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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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