Autograph: Open Call for digital platforms

Deadline: 29th March 2021

Are you a creative practitioner or collective, looking to share and inspire conversation, creativity and connection? We’re inviting proposals for online events to take place using Autograph’s digital platforms as part of our 2021 open call.

Selected proposals will take place between 2021 and early 2022. Successful applicants will receive a £500 budget, £250 curatorial fee, Read More

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Noorderlicht Photo Festival 2021: Two Open Calls

Deadline: 17th May 2021

LAWKI – film still, 2020 | Artists: ARK (Louis Braddock Clarke, Roosje Klap & Zuzanna Zgierska)

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

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Belfast Photo Festival: Open Call

Deadline: 5th March 2021


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

Four Corners Film Job: Fundraising Manager

Deadline: 1st March 2021

Fundraising Manager

This new role is an exciting opportunity to support Four Corners’ ambitious plans for its creative, skills and gallery programmes to 2023.

We are seeking an experienced professional who has demonstrable experience of successful fundraising applications to a range of arts funders.

The postholder will work alongside the Artistic Development Director to support Four Corners’ Funding Strategy Read More

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Handbali Magazine: Open call

Deadline: 14th March 2021

Handbali Magazine calls for artists and collectives to present a documentary project (10-15 photographs), which highlights natural or urban spaces, as well as the interaction between nature and human beings, to form the second publication of this new emerging photography magazine.

Handbali Magazine will present the work of five selected artists in the second edition of Read More

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The Look Book project is calling for female photographers

Deadline: 1st April 2021


Let’s talk about the representation of the female body in popular media including, fashion advertisement.
I want to hear your thoughts on how women are represented in media. I want to delve deeper into your practice and how you represent women. The Look Book project is a photo book detailing accounts of women in Read More

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THE RPS: Call for Entries / IPE 163

Deadline: 27th April 2021

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

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Format Online Portfolio Reviews

The FORMAT Portfolio Review is returning during FORMAT21. It will take place on Friday 19th March and Saturday 20th March. Due to the ongoing global pandemic, FORMAT will host the event online. Bookings will open in February.

The Portfolio Review is aimed at committed photographers with a developed and serious approach to their work. Recent graduates Read More

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Women X 2021 Film Festival submissions open

Deadline: 15th June 2021

Women X 2021 submissions open on December 1st 2020 via FilmFreeway and the final deadline is June 15th 2021. This year they will have a variety of different submission deadlines at different prices, so there’s something to accommodate everyone. As a FilmFreeway Gold festival, they can offer a 20% discount on submission fees to other Read More

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Ampersand/Photoworks Fellowship

Deadline: 28th February 2021

Photoworks are pleased to launch a new opportunity in collaboration with The Ampersand Foundation for a mid-career photographer living in the UK. The Ampersand/Photoworks Fellowship will provide a transformative opportunity for a mid-career artist to complete a new body of work.

Whilst many opportunities exist for emerging and graduate photographers including our own Jerwood/Photoworks Awards, the Read More

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Call for Proposals: PhotoIreland Festival 2021

Deadline: 1st March 2021

PhotoIreland Festival invites national and international artists and practitioners, including writers, researchers, curators, emerging and established, to propose works to be part of PhotoIreland Festival 2021, joining invited practitioners. The 12th edition will take place in Dublin in July 2021, with exhibitions and events running throughout the month.

Submissions and proposals are invited on the general Read More

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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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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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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 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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