ORGAN VIDA Portfolio Review

As in previous years, we invite photographers and visual artists to show their work to experts from around the globe, in order to receive useful feedback and opportunities for exhibitions and publications. The Portfolio Reviews are aimed at committed photographers with a developed and serious approach to their work, open to everyone from students, recent graduates and all generations are welcome.

One artist with the most outstanding portfolio will be awarded the Organ Vida Portfolio Prize— a solo show in the official exhibition programme during Organ Vida Festival 2018. The Organ Vida Portfolio Prize will be awarded by the jury of all the invited reviewers. Former winner is Sheng Wen Lo who will exhibits his work White Bear this year at Organ Vida New Citizens edition.

On September 7th the participants will have a chance to meet the invited reviewers, curators, editors, and other professionals and have their practice and work discussed. Each artist will be designated a time frame in Gallery Forum (festival center) where he/she will have the opportunity to present their work.

This year reviewers will be: 

Karen McQuaid (Senior Curator at The Photographers’ Gallery, London)

Paola Paleari (Deputy Editor of YET magazine)

Jelena Blagović Pavičić (Croatian photographer and an assistant professor)

Sophia Greiff (FOTODOKS Festival)

Miha Colner (Independent curator, writer and editor)

(*We will announced the rest of reviewers soon.)


Date: September 7th 2017

Place: Gallery Forum, Teslina street 17, Zagreb

Time: 10.00–14.00

Selected candidates have to pay the participation fee of € 60 for all the reviewers.

Croatian residents have to pay the participation fee of € 40 for all the reviewers.

Please note, your reviews are not confirmed until you have paid.

All Open Call New Citizens registered authors will receive a discount to the Portfolio Review in the amount of 30% (42€).

Deadline for applications: 1st September. 

Successful candidates will be notified by 3rd September.