Opportunities

Unlimited commissions are open now

Deadline: 29th October 2018

Applications are now open for 2019 Unlimited commissions. 

UK-based disabled artists and companies making disability-led work, across all art forms, are invited to apply for these funding opportunities:

Main Commissions
Main Research and Development Awards
Emerging Artist Awards

The deadline for all Expression of Interest applications is Monday 29 October 2018, 12 midday.

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The Photographers’ Gallery: Digital Manager Job

Deadline: 23rd September 2018

Team:  Communications Team
Responsible to: Director of Communications (DoC)
Management: Digital Co-ordinator (2 days pw); Online Editor (2 Days pm)
Contract: 32 hours per week (Variable hours including some evening working and occasional weekend – as required)
Salary: £30,000 – 35,000 depending on experience (pro rata)
Pension: 5% of salary
Holiday:  23 days per annum pro rata

The Digital Manager is a relatively recent role within Read More

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Jerwood/Photoworks Awards

Deadline: 5th November 2018

The call for entries for the third national Jerwood/Photoworks Awards opened today. We’re on the look out for proposals from outstanding artists using new approaches to photography.

The Jerwood/Photoworks Awards support photographers, or artists using photography, to make new work and significantly develop their practice. The Awards are a collaboration between Jerwood Charitable Foundation and Photoworks, supported Read More

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Four Corners Film: MODERN SUFFRAGETTE – Photography Project for Mothers

Deadline: 31st December 2018

The Modern Suffragette
Photography project for mothers

This autumn Four Corners celebrates Suffragette history in East London.

The Modern Suffragette project offers free photography skills workshops for mothers, culminating in an exhibition at Four Corners Gallery in early 2019.

The project runs from November – December 2018, on  Thursday and Friday mornings, offering free, half-day sessions for mothers and parents. Read More

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The PHmuseum: WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS GRANT 2018

Deadline: 17th October 2018

The PHmuseum Women Photographers Grant aims to empower the work and careers of female and non-binary professionals of all ages and from all countries working in diverse areas of photography. Moving into its second edition, its mission is to support the growth of the new generations and promote stories narrated from a female perspective, Read More

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Job Vacancy: Picture Researcher – The Culture Trip

We are looking for an ambitious and experienced professional based in our London office to work within our Photography department as a Picture Researcher. As a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, you should have a desire to make a real impact on how millions of locals and visitors experience their cities. You will work towards Read More

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Job Vacancy: Picture Editor, Condé Nast Traveller

Condé Nast and Condé Nast International have recently announced an exciting new collaboration between US and UK Condé Nast Traveller teams.

Conde Nast Traveller is looking for a highly creative Picture Editor who is passionate about photography and excited by new ideas. The successful candidate will join the art team to play an integral role in Read More

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Open Call – East meets West – Masterclasses 2018/19

Deadline: 7th October 2018

East Meets West is a collaborative project devised by FORMAT International Photography Festival/QUAD and GRAIN Projects.  This opportunity is aimed at photographers wishing to broaden their perspectives and push the boundaries of their personal development. We welcome diverse and innovative submissions from photographers that are based in the East and West Read More

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LagosPhoto Portfolio Review Award

Deadline: 14th October 2018

LagosPhoto and National Geographic invite documentary photographers from Africa and the diaspora to submit their work for this year’s portfolio review. Send your .pdf portfolio to LPReview@africanartists.org for a chance to present your portfolio to our panel of judges and potentially become and National Geographic Photographer.

The best portfolio wins $5000, Deadline is 14th October 2018, Read More

Call for entries – Shutterhub ‘Out of the Ordinary’ at Bridewell Theatre, London

Deadline: 24th September 2018

We are calling on you to enlighten us with your interpretation of Out of the Ordinary. Can our perception of the unusual be challenged? Do we need to be reminded that something society has normalised is in fact extraordinary? Or should we simply marvel at something beautifully unusual?

Something that is Out of the Ordinary is unexpected or Read More

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Danish Fotobiennalen 2018 – Online Portfolio Reviews available to book

Deadline: 30th September 2018

As a major part of Fotobiennalen, A new Danish biennial for contemporary photography and lens-based art, an international symposium will be held in Copenhagen followed by this year’s new addition – a month of online reviews organized by Portfolio Dialogue.

Date: September 1 – 30, 2018. 

Feed: 59 EUR (excl. VAT)

Profiles of Reviewers: Curators, museum directors, publishers, magazine editors, Read More

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Call for Papers: Special Issue of Catalyst

Deadline: 17th December 2018

Catalyst and the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) invite contributions from scholars, artists, activists, and community members for a special issue which will feature cross-disciplinary dialogue on chemical exposure and gender.

This publication is an outgrowth of CSW’s larger Chemical Entanglements research initiative. In the context of increased reports of environmental illnesses like Read More

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National Open Art – Call for entries

Deadline: 30th September 2018

National Open Art (NOA) is the UK’s leading independent art competition, open to artists in the UK and Ireland. NOA now attracts more than 4,000 entries per year and we offer both shortlisted and winning artists exposure and income opportunities through our exhibitions and online art sales platform.

By working hard to expand the scale and Read More

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Sony World Photography Awards 2019 – Call for entries open

Deadline: 11th January 2019

The Sony World Photography Awards is one of the most celebrated and diverse photography competitions in the world. Now in its 12th year, our goal is to showcase the best contemporary photography worldwide.All images are judged by leading industry experts, who come together each year in London to decide the best images. A total prize Read More

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ILFORD PHOTO STUDENT COMPETITION 2018/19

Deadline: 31st January 2019

THE BRIEF

Words are important.

We all have a favourite book, poem, quote or line from a film or song. We’re asking you to be inspired by those words and to go out and shoot an image that you feel encapsulates them.

HOW TO ENTER

Photograph using ILFORD PHOTO or Kentmere black and white film and print the image Read More

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A WORKSHOP ON PHOTO BOOK PUBLISHING by ANDRÉ FRÈRE

The objective of the original Masterclass with internationally renowned photo book publisher André Frère aims to help the professional photographers – confirmed and emerging – or affirmed amateurs of photography to find the ways of shaping already existing body of work/photo project/series of photos
in a book project.

Together, they will address:

• Editing a series and setting Read More

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Photoforum: Open session with Paul Hill

Join us for an opportunity to share your work with fellow practitioners and celebrated photographer, author and teacher, Paul Hill MBE in this open session.

Gain valuable advice, support and direction in an informal, relaxed atmosphere.

Your work may provoke lively discussions about the issues the pictures raise. Who knows? But you will certainly have the opportunity 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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LECTURERS IN PHOTOGRAPHY UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER – 3 POSTS

One full time one part time and one temporary (maternity leave cover) jobs available

The Belfast School of Art is a large, interdisciplinary, practice-based environment with an outstanding research record. The School makes a significant contribution to the field of contemporary art and design both nationally and internationally.  Ulster University’s research was ranked in the top Read More

LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR LIGHTBOX

Would you like to like to work alongside other like-minded photographers and get advice from industry mentors who know what it takes to take your work to the next level? Have you always dreamed of showing your work at a major arts festival?

If you are telling yourself yes to all the above you best get Read More

Amazing opportunity for women photographers from Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova & Ukraine!

The Service is looking to work with women photographers and film-makers based in or with links to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine over the next year or so.

The commissions would be on projects including gender issues, social impact projects, and cultural and employment/entrepreneurial initiatives.

If you are interested please send an email to Read More

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Job: Conservator, Photographs and Paper / V&A

The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance. We enrich people’s lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world. The Conservation Department has a worldwide reputation for the excellence of its practical work, for innovative ideas, for pioneering the scientific and ethical Read More