Opportunities

BJP International Photography Award Open for entries.

Deadline: 20th December 2018

British Journal of Photography seeks to award the most talented contemporary photographers from around the globe.

Through BJP IPA, winners and finalists have gained career changing industry exposure.

The Winner will receive:

Solo show at renowned art gallery, TJ Boulting in London, UK

Up to £5000 production grant for solo show

4-page supplement in British Journal of Photography

International press coverage

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Photobook Conference: Call For Papers

Deadline: 15th November 2018

The British, American and French Photobook:
Commitment, Memory, Materiality and the Art Market (1900-2019)

A conference to be held at the Maison Française, Oxford
Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 March 2019

The Maison Française conference committee invites proposals on the social history of the British, American or French photobook from 1900 to the present. Papers will address: commitment or Read More

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Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency 2019

Deadline: 30th November 2018

Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and the Stuart Hall Foundation are pleased to announce the third Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency commencing in March 2019. The residency is a funded opportunity for an artist to be in residence at Iniva’s Stuart Hall Library over a three-month period from the end of March to June Read More

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Head of Cambridge School of Art

Deadline: 26th October 2018

Anglia Ruskin University – Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

As Head of School, you’ll ensure the future sustainability and enhancement of the quality and standards required to deliver world-class education. Looking at key areas of international excellence and regional need, we want to deliver research and innovation of outstanding quality and impact. You’ll deliver Read More

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The Face of Suffrage Mosaic – Call for images

Deadline: 31st October 2018

In 1918, after years of campaigning, women were granted the right to vote. Their voices were finally heard, now it’s your turn! Send us your selfie or photos of the women and girls* in your life you wish to celebrate. Be part of a giant photo mosaic at Birmingham New Street Station. These can be Read More

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RPS Awards 2019: Nominate Now

Deadline: 28th January 2019

The Royal Photographic Society  International Awards are offered annually to individuals who have made significant contributions to the art and science of photography.

The Society has adopted a wide definition of photography which refers to the art or science of the recording of light or other radiation on any medium on which an image is produced Read More

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Call for papers: Women, Work and Commerce in the Creative Industries, Britain 1750-1950

Deadline: 30th November 2018

This symposium adds to the growing body of feminist scholarship that is deconstructing the male-dominated history of commercial and industrial artistic production. The programme will bring together current interdisciplinary perspectives on women’s experiences of work and the gendered dynamics of commerce in the creative industries in Britain between 1750 and 1950.

We invite critical and creative Read More

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Jerwood/Photoworks Awards

Deadline: 5th November 2018

The third national Jerwood/Photoworks Awards seek 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 particularly seek to encourage artists and photographers exploring new approaches to photography, and/or whose practice is experimental.  Two awardees will each receive:

£10,000 to Read More

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Emerging Talents Festival : Open Call

Deadline: 1st November 2018

Emerging Talents is a photo festival devoted to young artists. It will be held at MATTATOIO Museum in Rome from December 7th 2018 to January 6th 2019. A selection of unpublished works will be displayed, with meetings, talks and workshops.

For the 2018 edition, Emerging Talents is launching an Open Call inviting all photographers to present Read More

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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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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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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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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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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