Opportunity Location: UK

Syllabus VI: Open Call

Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, Iniva, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire invite applications from artists for Syllabus VI; a collaboratively produced alternative learning programme in its sixth year that will support ten artists across ten months. Syllabus offers time to come together with artists from across the UK to discuss ideas, work, life and approaches Read More

Senior Lecturer in the School of Design and Creative Arts

The position is full time and open ended. Applications from those who might want to work part-time are very welcome.

Successful candidates will have a record of excellence which is contributing to the furtherance of knowledge in their discipline and which is recognised internationally. Candidates must also have a PhD or equivalent research experience and be Read More

Reader – Loughborough University London

The position is full time and open ended. Applications from those who might want to work part-time are very welcome.

Successful candidates will have a record of excellence which is contributing to the furtherance of knowledge in their discipline and which is recognised internationally. Candidates must also have a PhD or equivalent research experience and be Read More

Genesis Imaging Postgraduate Award 2020

Genesis are delighted to announce that the Genesis Postgraduate Award is back for the third year. The 2020 award is open to all students currently on a postgraduate course in the United Kingdom.

The award is a way of encouraging the next generation of arts practitioners, who have taken a leap to complete a postgraduate degree Read More

Jerwood Arts: Finance and Office Administrator

This new role will be responsible for Jerwood Arts’ financial processing, develop our human resource support for the team and create a productive and well-supported working environment.

For more details please follow the direct link.

Jerwood Arts: Executive Assistant

This new role will be responsible for providing dedicated support to Lilli Geissendorfer, Director of Jerwood Arts, and a wide range of team support to enable the effective delivery of our activities.

For more details please follow the direct link.

Jerwood Arts: Project Officer

This new role will be responsible for supporting the administration and delivery of a wide range of funding programmes with an emphasis on data, communications and learning.

For more details please follow the direct link.

Jerwood Arts: Exhibitions Manager

This is a key role responsible for managing the Jerwood Arts exhibitions at Jerwood Space and on tour nationally, supporting the Head of Visual Arts to realise an ambitious year-round exhibitions programme for early-career artists.

For more details please follow the direct link.

Trinity Buoy Wharf Artist in Residence 2020 opportunity

Trinity Buoy Wharf is a creative neighbourhood in Docklands, developed and managed by Urban Space Management. Home to London’s only Lighthouse, a vibrant creative community, a sculpture park, 2 event venues and 5 Container City™ buildings.

Trinity Buoy Wharf are offering a free workspace studio and exhibition at Trinity Buoy Wharf to an artist who would Read More

Call for papers: ANOTHER EYE: Women refugee photographers in Britain 1930-60s


Conference, Birkbeck, University of London, Friday 1 May 2020


The impact of refugee artists in shaping British visual culture between the wars and in the postwar period is relatively well documented. Far less well-known is the fact that among the refugees fleeing Nazi-dominated Read More

Corinne Noordenbos Workshop Tell it in a Book

Corinne Noordenbos will deliver an intensive workshop over 5 days on visual language, narrative and the photobook as a tool to communicate.

This is a practice and theory based workshop intended for those with a photographic project they’re looking to develop, with a particular focus on the photobook.

To begin, Corinne Noordenbos will discuss her photographic practice Read More

Brixton A Common Narrative

A Common Narrative proposes to participants from any kind of creative field, to work collaboratively on the context of Brixton toward one unique visual publication.

On the basis of their personal interests and past projects on the neighborhood, they will be invited to bring their own vision and authorship to articulate together one narration. In this Read More

Rebecca Vassie Award

The Rebecca Vassie Trust today announces the fourth annual Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award for emerging photographers, which includes a cash bursary of £2,000. The award, which funds an early-career photographer in the UK to undertake a narrative photography project, also includes more than £1,000-worth of premier printing at Metro Imaging plus support towards industry and Read More

Victoria Square Art Project: Open Call

The Lightbox Gallery and Museum are excited to announce that the Victoria Square Art Project: Open Call is now open.

This new Woking-wide art competition is an opportunity for professional artists, schools, amateurs and enthusiasts alike to see their work exhibited publicly, win one of ten “Best in Show” cash prizes and contribute towards the town’s Read More

Towner International

Towner International is a major new biennial exhibition of contemporary art that will take place at Towner in 2020, featuring British and International artists. The Brewers Prize of £10,000, sponsored by Brewers Decorator Centres, will be awarded to one of the exhibiting artists.

Towner are inviting artists to submit works for consideration to Towner International through Read More

UK residency at FORMAT Fest for African-based artists

UK residency and exhibition opportunity

Open Call | FORMAT / Lagos Photo / AAF

We are looking for an artist to visit Derby UK,  for 3 weeks February 2020. We are looking for an artist with an established practice to visit UK, in Feb 2020, to be based in Derby at the artist studio in QUAD.  There Read More

Wellcome Photography Prize

The Wellcome Photography Prize celebrates compelling imagery that captures stories of health, medicine and science. This competition rewards pictures that show the importance of health in society, and the impact health issues have on people and communities worldwide.

If you’re an image maker, find out how to enter to start conversations about the health challenges humanity Read More

Visual Art Open 2020

The Visual Art Open competition is a not-for-profit event open to both amateur and professional artists based in the UK and internationally. The aim is to give artists the ultimate platform to develop their passion and career in the arts sector. Finalists will benefit from exhibiting, selling and showcasing their work to art critics and Read More

Guernsey Photography Festival International Photography Competition 2020

The Guernsey Photography Festival and Raven Property Group are proud to present a major international photography competition designed to recognise the work of emerging and established contemporary photographers. The winning photographer will receive a prize of £5000 and have the opportunity to gain valuable exposure through an exhibition at the next Guernsey Photography Festival, to Read More

Lecturer in Fine Art Photography Glasgow School of Art

School of Fine Art
Grade 7 (£39,152 – £49,553) per annum, pro rata
Fixed Term to 31 August 2020

As a Lecturer in Fine Art Photography you will undertake an appropriate balance of teaching, assessment, course and curriculum development and related administration.

You will be qualified to degree level, or equivalent, specialising in the relevant discipline and have a Read More

Lecturer in Photography University of South Wales

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer position within the Photography subject area in the Faculty of Creative Industries at the University of South Wales Cardiff campus.

The post holder will contribute to the teaching within the BA(Hons) Photography course and throughout the School and Faculty, contributing to the development and delivery of an effective Read More

MACK First Book Award

The MACK First Book Award is a publishing prize open to artists who have not previously had a book published. The award was established in 2012 to support emerging artists and bodies of work that find a voice through the book form.

Each year, the jury creates a shortlist of the ten best submissions. The winner Read More

Learning & Participation Manager (Maternity Cover 1 Year), Autograph

Autograph is looking for an exceptional and imaginative person to provide maternity cover four days per week as one half of our Learning and Participation team. Help us to engage with thousands of people to explore the themes we address through our artistic programme: identity, representation and rights.

You will have a key role in proposing Read More

The British Photography Awards 2020

The BPA run an open, responsible competition aimed at celebrating photographic talent from all British and British-based photographers. The BPA work with a range of UK charities to operate a non-profit competition cashflow and keep this completely ring-fenced from the rest of the business finance. This is integral to the model. Together we can use Read More

Call for Entries: Everyday Delight

Shutter Hub have teamed up with Free Space Project to bring you EVERYDAY DELIGHT – an exhibition all about looking for the joy in the small things, finding the magic in what might at first appear mundane, and discovering the beauty in the everyday.

It’s there, but you might not always be able to see it.


Senior Lecturer – (0.5) Photography in the Department of Media

Manchester Metropolitan University are seeking a creatively minded academic to join a vibrant and dynamic programme team and an evolving department. This role is creative Industry focused, you will have proven experience and knowledge, and you will have worked closely with creatives within the professional industries. Ideally the candidate will have a grounding and understanding Read More

Senior Lecturer in Photography

Academic Course Leader, BA (Hons) Photograph at Hardwick Campus, Cheltenham

An opportunity is available to join the Photography subject area within the School of Arts. University of Gloucestershire are looking for an exceptional candidate to join a well-established dynamic team. The School includes an exciting mix of arts, design and performing arts subjects including photography. The Read More

Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award 

The 2019 Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award of £2000, facilitated by FotoDocument and supported by Nikon for the first time this year, will be granted to a professional woman photographer towards the completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether local or global.

The work should, in Read More

Photofusion Salon/19 selector is Lucy Soutter

Photofusion is very excited to announce that Dr. Lucy Soutter will be the Salon/19 selector. Lucy is an artist, art historian and critic. She writes for publications including Source, 1000 Words and Aperture and is the author of “Why Art Photography” (Routledge, 2nd ed 2018). She is also the Course Leader of the Photography Arts Read More

2019 Women Photographers Grant

The PHmuseum 2019 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.

The Grant’s mission is to support the growth of the new generations and promote stories narrated from a female perspective, while responding to the need Read More

Senior Lecturer Loughborough University – School of Design and Creative Arts

The position is full time and open ended. Applications from those who might want to work part-time are very welcome.

Successful candidates will have a record of excellence which is contributing to the furtherance of knowledge in their discipline and which is recognised internationally. Candidates must also have a PhD or equivalent research experience and be Read More

Lecturer in Photography University of Westminster

Westminster School of Arts is seeking a Lecturer in Photography to contribute in support of the BA (Hons) Photography course as well as some contribution to other areas of the portfolio including Foundation level and Masters. These reflect the long traditions of photography at Westminster, and are designed to encourage a balance of creative and Read More

UAL Programme Director: Photography

LCC has an international reputation for photography education, practice and research. This is a unique opportunity to shape the future of the photography Programme. LCC courses are renowned for expanding the boundaries of the medium and graduates go on to a multitude of careers across the arts and media.

You will take charge of the academic Read More

Call for papers: 3rd Animal Gaze Symposium

Shrinking horizons, slim pickings, poverty of scope. What new politics of nature are needed here for animals? What representations and spatial practices are required to redress the balance of our shared environments? What is a more animal-centric world like?

The third Animal Gaze symposium will bring together practitioners and academics to consider human/animal interactions and spatial Read More

PHOTOWORKS: Freelance Editor job

Photoworks are looking for a freelance editor to edit the next issue of Photoworks Annual. Photoworks Annual is a journal on contemporary photography, published once a year.

We are seeking an experienced editor with a knowledge of, and interest in, contemporary photography with an international perspective. Experience of writing and editing content for print (ideally arts Read More

University of Northampton: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Photography

Working within the Photography Department and the Subject area of Art and Design, this role is responsible for providing outstanding teaching and learning primarily of theory and contextual study for all areas of photographic practice at undergraduate and graduate level. Successful candidates will undertake teaching, assessment and delivery within our BA (Hons) Photography, and proposed Read More

Turner Contemporary: Artist Commission

An exciting freelance opportunity for an artist to create a major new artwork for Ramsgate, commissioned by children.

Building on its significant expertise in developing children’s leadership through the arts, Turner Contemporary is now delivering Pioneering Places East Kent, which is funded by Arts Council England, the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Kent County Council, Thanet District Read More

Turner Contemporary: Freelance commission Photographer or Filmmaker

An exciting freelance opportunity for a photographer or filmmaker.

Building on its significant expertise in developing children’s leadership through the arts, Turner Contemporary is now delivering Pioneering Places East Kent, which is funded by Arts Council England, the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Kent County Council, Thanet District Council, Canterbury Christ Church University, Artswork, the South East Read More

V&A Museum job: Assistant Curator, Photographs

Assistant Curator, Photographs

V&A Photographs Section, Word & Image Department

£22,627 – £26,341 per annum

Full time (36 hours per week)

The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance. We enrich people’s lives by promoting the practice of art and design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.

We are currently recruiting for the Read More

Lecturer BA (Hons) Photography

Arts University Bournemouth is the leading professional arts university dedicated to creative education and career success. Offering courses in art, design, architecture, media and performance, Arts University Bournemouth are passionate about the specialist subjects and dedicated both to education and the creative industries.

Arts University Bournemouth are seeking two individuals to join AUB’s well-established undergraduate course Read More

Assistant Lecturer Photography

The Times Higher Education University of the Year and the Times and Sunday Times Modern University of the Year, Coventry University is one of the leading higher education recruiters. Committed to research, teaching excellence and passionate about the arts, humanities, design, performance and media, The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is a vibrant community of Read More

Call for entries: HOME
 – Shutter Hub Exhibition with Gallery at Home

Shutter Hub are teaming up with the beautiful Gallery at Home in Monmouthshire, Wales to create an exhibition of photography called HOME, in support of homelessness charities across the UK. Shutter Hub are asking photographers to donate images that can be printed and sold to raise money for the charities, and help more people get Read More

Woon Gallery Fellow Northumbria University

Northumbria University, supported by the Woon Foundation is seeking to appoint a candidate to support the Director of the University Gallery in the safe management of the Gallery space. You will support the daily management of the gallery space, including opening and closing, supporting the management of the collection and supporting the co-ordination packing and Read More

Tutor (Art and Design) Kaplan International Pathways

At Kaplan International College London, they prepare international students for undergraduate and post-graduate degrees at a number of top UK universities; this means supporting students through the academic and social transition needed to meet the demands of university life and are passionately committed to helping them succeed. Following a recent major refurbishment project, KICL offers Read More

Photography Lecturer South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

South Gloucestershire & Stroud College has an excellent reputation for delivering further education and work-based programmes in a range of subjects – from business to sport, engineering to media, GCSEs and A Levels to degree level courses.

South Gloucestershire & Stroud College’s experienced and passionate staff work hard to help our students achieve their personal challenges Read More

Senior Lecturer in Photography

This is a key post that will contribute to the ambitions of the University’s Strategic Plan 2017/18 – 2022/23. The Cardiff School of Art & Design (CSAD) seeks to appoint an exceptional person with teaching and research interests in photography and lens based media. This post will be part of the team leading and developing Read More

Khadija Saye Photography Fellowship, London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum wants to appoint our first Khadija Saye Photography Fellow to support and photograph aspects of the work of the museum over the course of a yearlong professional development programme. The Khadija Saye Photography Fellow will be part of a team which will also include 6 Young Freelancers specialising in engagement and delivery Read More

Associate Tutor in Photography

Cardiff School of Art and Design is seeking to recruit exceptional, suitably qualified people who are available to teach in one of these discipline areas: Animation, Artist Designer Maker, Ceramics, Fashion Design, Fine Art, Graphic Communication, Illustration, Media and Technology, Photography, and Textiles

Location: Llandaff

Salary: £48.45 per session (includes 18% annual leave payment)

Tenure: Casual

Hours: As and Read More

Tutor – HE Photography

The Manchester College has many Campus locations across Greater Manchester, each with its own specialist cutting-edge facilities within a friendly and supportive environment. They are the largest Further Education College in the UK providing education and training to a wide range of learners.

The Manchester College now have an exciting opportunity as Photography Tutor on a Read More

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer: Marine and Natural History Photography

Falmouth University is changing the way Higher Education is delivered. Their doing-it-for-real” ethos means that they are planning for the needs of the future economy, ensuring that students and staff have the skills they need to stay relevant in a changing world. For more than 100 years, Falmouth has been at the forefront of using Read More

ILFORD Photo Student Competition 2019/20

A sense of…….

So many words to choose from and ILFORD want you to pick just one then go out and shoot an image that encapsulates it. ILFORD are looking for strong well shot and printed images that make the viewer believe that they can see, hear, think or feel the word that you have chosen.

Photograph Read More

Lecturer in Photography (2 x posts available)

Lecturer in Photography

2 posts available (0.4 FTE and 0.6 FTE – both posts are for a fixed term period up to January 2020). There is an option on the application form to apply for both of the posts.

Salary – £33,199 to £38,460 per annum (pro rata £13,279 to £15,384 for 0.4 FTE or £19,919 to Read More

Home – Shutter Hub Exhibition with Gallery at Home

Shutter Hub are teaming up with the beautiful Gallery at Home in Monmouthshire, Wales to create an exhibition of photography called HOME, in support of homelessness charities across the UK.

Shutter Hub are asking photographers to donate images that we can print and sell to raise money for the charities, and help more people get the Read More

VRN Call for Residency Participants 2019

The Visual Research Network invites the creators of projects which explore the world through various forms of audio-visual methodology to apply for the VRN residency. The projects should be work-in-progress as the residency will create a space for the discussion and creative, collective work on the development of these projects.

The 5 day long stay in Read More


The two-day conference will consist of a series of panels that discuss the experience of the workshop but also analyze, from a theoretical perspective, how ways of seeing, representing and reshaping “the real” are conceived by different researchers. This conference will be open to the wider public and it will count with the keynote speech Read More

Project Manager – Heritage Events

There’s still have time to apply for the position of Project Manager for 20:20, a multi-media arts and heritage project from non-profit Salusbury World Refugee Centre and co-curated by FotoDocument.

Salusbury World Refugee Centre are looking for an experienced part time Project Manager with a track record in event management, ideally in the arts and/or heritage Read More

The Stuff of Photography: five week series of workshops at TPG

Calling artists and researchers engaged with photographic materiality…

We are seeking applicants to participate in a five week series of Monday evening workshops this July at The Photographers’ Gallery, London. Facilitated by Professor Michelle Henning and Rowan Lear, the course will examine the physical materials of photography from critical, cultural and creative perspectives. Thanks to AHRC Read More

New Curatorial Fellowship in Photography at V&A Museum

Curatorial Fellowship in Photography, supported by The Bern Schwartz Family Foundation

The Bern Schwartz Family Foundation is funding an exceptional opportunity for an early career curator to gain curatorial experience and expertise in photography.

The purpose of the Fellowship is to develop further expertise in the history of photography by researching the collections of the V&A while Read More

Curator of Photographs

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual to join the Museum of London Curatorial team.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Historic Photographs collection, raising understanding, awareness and use of the collection, providing physical and intellectual access, producing online and other content, and contributing to the development of the new Read More

Photoworks Programme Administrator

Photoworks operates across the UK to promote and develop contemporary photography and are seeking a highly organised, confident and proactive Programme Administrator (f/t) to support our busy, Brighton-based team.

As Programme Administrator you will provide efficient and effective administrative, financial and programme support to the organisation. Alongside general administration and bookkeeping, you will play a key Read More

Photoworks Audience Development & Communications Manager

Photoworks operates across the UK to promote and develop contemporary photography and are seeking a dynamic, commercially-focused Audience Development & Communications Manager (3 days/week) to support the ambitious growth and fundraising plans.

This post is an exciting opportunity to work with the Director and Deputy Director to develop and implement an organisation-wide communications strategy, raise brand Read More

Fully-funded PhD ‘Cultural Snipers: Photographic Portraiture in Britain, 1970-1990’

National Portrait Gallery and Birkbeck University of London present AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership – fully-funded studentship:

Cultural Snipers: Photographic Portraiture in Britain, 1970-1990 

The History of Art Department of Birkbeck, University of London and the National Portrait Gallery, London, invite applications for a fully-funded doctoral studentship under the AHRC’s Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Scheme. The Read More

Lecturer in Photography (0.5fte)

Lecturer in Photography (0.5fte)

Salary circa £33k per annum pro rata

Leeds Trinity University’s School of Arts and Communication brings together staff expertise across a range of disciplines, has excellent industry links and a strong focus on the development of employability skills for students. The BA (Hons) Photography is a new addition to Leeds Trinity University and Read More

Principal Lecturer in Photography 1FTE Nottingham Trent University

The School of Art & Design offers an impressive portfolio of courses delivering a broad range of Art and Design disciplines to 3,600 students at undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD level. Our courses are ranked within the top 10 of the Guardian League Table and 50-100 in the World QS rankings, recognising a culture of teaching Read More

Technical Instructor in Photography Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art is the UK’s only entirely postgraduate art and design university. In 2018/19 the College will have some 2,300 students registered for MA, MRes, MPhil and PhD degrees and over 450 permanent academic, technical and administrative staff, with more than 1,000 visiting lecturers and professors.

The facilities and technical equipment on offer Read More

Senior Lecturer in Photography

UWE’s Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education has a strong reputation for highly successful practice-based, professionally-focused UG and PG programmes, run in conjunction with outstanding partners, such as the BBC, Aardman Animations and the Martin Parr Foundation.

Working in the Department of Film and Journalism, comprising of Photography, Animation, Filmmaking, Drama and Journalism, these posts Read More

Call for 6TH Ghetto Biennale 2019 The Haitian Revolution and Beyond

The Haitian Revolution, possibly one of the most important and overlooked, revolutions of the world appears to have been written out of Western history.

The Gheeto Biennale welcome projects that both memorialise, and challenge the memorialization of, the Haitian Revolution. The aim is to look for alternate narratives to the Slaves Revolt. Complex readings of the Read More

Photographer, The National Gallery

The National Gallery is looking for an experienced photographer to help provide a comprehensive photographic service, capturing high-resolution images of the Collection and documenting the Gallery’s buildings and activities.

You will have experience of photographing people and events as well as works of and art and should be well organised with excellent IT and communication skills, Read More

Collections Photographer for the National Army Museum

The National Army Museum are seeking to appoint a Collections Photographer, who will be responsible for delivering highly creative and effective photography for display, reproduction, collections management system, audio visual, ensuring all work meets the Museum’s colour management criteria and is delivered to the highest standards, on time and within budget. This role will involve Read More

V&A Photographer

As the world’s greatest museum of art and design, the V&A enriches people’s lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.

The V&A is seeking to employ a photographer to work within the Object Photography Team. As the collection of the V&A is both varied and large, Read More

Commission Opportunity: In Focus

In Focus is a new programme run by Photoworks and includes a new commission, photography clubs and public events designed for neuro-diverse communities.

It is part of a wider programme called Explorers; comprising awareness-raising activity, commissions, exhibitions, seminars and events developed by Project Art Works in partnership with Photoworks and other cultural partners, with and for Read More

Lecturer in Photography (0.4FTE)

The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design is seeking an experienced, critically and commercially aware practicing photographer and academic to join our ambitious and growing Photography area. You will be expected to contribute to the BA Photography programme at the Cass, giving priority to the student experience, delivering high quality teaching to Read More

Project Curator – National Photography Collections

As part of an on-going investment into the curatorial expertise, The National Trust are now looking for a Project Curator in photography to curate on a national scale.

The National Trust has outstanding collections in photography, across a wide range of properties. As the Project Curator you will use your experience in the field of photography Read More

Archaeological Photographer

The Cardiff School of History, Archaeology & Religion wishes to appoint a Photographer. The post holder will teach courses in archaeological photography, undertake photography of artefacts, locations or events, in house and on fieldwork or visits away from Cardiff.

The post holder will also be expected to support the provision and development of photographic and related Read More

Source Magazine & The Royal Opera House graduate in-house photographer

Source has teamed up with the Royal Opera House in London to announce a graduate scheme for an in-house photographer. If you are taking part in BA Graduate Photography Online this year, or took part in the last two years, then you will be automatically considered for this role.

It is a six month Read More

Associate Professor – Photography

London South Bank University are looking to appoint a highly motivated individual as Associate Professor who is able to contribute to research leadership and innovative teaching, consulting, income generation and international collaborations in the areas of expanded photographic practices, online media and contemporary curating in a school with a young and vibrant research community and Read More

Assistant/Associate Professor of Photography (0.5FTE)

Richmond, The American International University in London, is seeking to appoint an Assistant or Associate Professor of Photography to teach a range of analogue and digital photography courses from the freshman (first year) to the senior (fourth year) for our newly validated B.A. (Hons.) Film and Photography with Combined Studies which starts in September 2019.

We Read More

CALL FOR PAPERS: SUMMER SYMPOSIUM 2019 | Photography and Printed Matter

SUMMER SYMPOSIUM 2019 | Photography and Printed Matter
20th Anniversary
University of St Andrews
3 – 4 June 2019


Keynote Speakers:

Dr Patrizia di Bello, Senior Lecturer, History and Theory of Photography | Co-Director, History and Theory of Photography Research Centre, Birkbeck, University of London| Editor-in-Chief, History of Photography

Dr Dana MacFarlane, Honorary Fellow, School of Art History, Edinburgh College Read More

Spatial Mutuality – Artists and Migration, Materials and Community Change

Migration, the flows of materials, and gentrification are pressing areas of interest to artists and filmmakers working with participatory practices in a globalised, neoliberal context. Common to these practices is a concern with spatiality, acknowledged as a key register of politics and social inequality. This one-day symposium aims to bring practitioners together to open a Read More

PEER FORUM at The Photographers’ Gallery

Peer Forum, Artquest’s annual Peer Mentoring programme aims to assist artists by providing them with the funding, space and resources necessary to establish their own peer mentoring groups. Artquest are working in partnership with a number of London’s respected art spaces to host these groups giving participants the opportunity to build relationships with their host Read More

Course Leader Photography

UCA is The Times / Sunday Times ‘Modern University of the Year 2019’ and the No.1 Specialist Creative University, ranking in the Top 35 of all UK Universities in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

As the UK’s No.1 specialist creative university for employment of graduates* and the second largest provider of creative education in Read More

Conservation Technician, Paper and Photographs

Tate are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Conservation Technician to join the Paper and Photographs Conservation team, to work on Tate’s historic, modern and contemporary collection. You will support Tate’s Exhibitions & Displays, Loans out and Acquisitions Programme. Day-to-day, you will provide mounts, frames and book cradles, assemble and disassemble works of art, assist senior Read More


Freelance Artist Educator
11 Saturdays in total, April 2019 – March 2020

Workshops will be held for 2 hours on each Saturday
Accountable to: Public Programme Manager
Fee: £2750 (£250 / day for 11 days, which includes workshop planning and delivery time)

Autograph’s mission is to enable the public to explore identity, representation, human rights and social justice through work Read More

East End Women’s Museum is looking for artist/s to design a creative participatory workshop

The East End Women’s Museum is seeking an artist/s, with a collaborative and inclusive ethos, to create a new participatory creative workshop as part of our local audience consultation project. The workshop will help us to understand our audience’s ideas and interests about our new Museum site in Barking. The workshop will be delivered independently Read More

Photographic Commission, NEPN, University of Sunderland

NEPN invite proposals for a new photographic commission offered in association with the Royal Horticultural Society.

The commission is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

The selected proposal should explore horticultural science through a contemporary photographic lens.
In particular we wish to commission a photographic project which will respond to the RHS Read More

Job Opportunity: Manager for the Photographic Collections Network

The Photographic Collections Network are seeking a Manager. The initial contract will be for 15 months, freelance, part-time, but their intention is to make this a permanent position, subject to funding. The fee is £36,000.

Late in 2018 the PCN had a second grant confirmed from Arts Council England. This allows them to build and strengthen Read More

FORM Open Call

FORM Fringe will coincide with FORMAT International Photography Festival 2019 – A world renowned festival which reaches both a global and local audience from it’s base in Derby.

FORMAT Fringe will consist of a series of exhibitions, events and a photobook stall – alongside other festival exhibitions and in association with FORMAT.

The Open Call invites artists Read More

Portrait of Britain

Portrait of Britain is an award-winning nationwide photography exhibition, run by British Journal of Photography in partnership with JCDecaux. The exhibition celebrates the rich tapestry of people that make up Great Britain, by turning their stories into public art.

Portrait of Britain is groundbreaking in its scale and its mission. Envisioned as an exhibition for the Read More

Course Leader, BA (Hons) Photojournalism and Documentary Photography

University of the Arts London, London College of Communication


As Course Leader BA (Hons) Photojournalism and Documentary Photography, you will assume responsibility for the academic leadership and management of a dynamic and internationally recognised course.

You will take overall responsibility for the design, development and delivery of this progressive and forward-facing course, supported by a team of Read More

OPEN CALL: Sub-Saharan Africa Research Grants

The British Council is aiming to increase connections between the UK creative sectors and young creative professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa. As well as building connections, we aim to expand knowledge of contemporary African art in the UK.

With this in mind, we are seeking expressions of interest from UK based arts organisations, curators or programmers working Read More

idle Women Project Photographer

idle women are looking for a professional woman photographer to join the team and document ongoing projects in North West England from March. The images are needed for press, publicity (a new website) and general documentation.

The successful applicant will be able to relate well to idle women’s vision, and have empathy for the communities with Read More

TPG New Talent: Exhibition & Mentorship Opportunity

TPG New Talent is an exhibition and mentoring programme that invites applications from emerging UK based photographers and artists of any age.

The 2019 inaugural year will be selected by American artist and photographer, Jim Goldberg.

Following an open call, up to eight participants will be selected to take part in a group exhibition, which will take Read More

Assistant Curator Job at Tate Modern

Tate aims to be the most artistically adventurous and culturally inclusive global art museum. We deliver this aim through activities in our four galleries across the UK (Tate Liverpool, Tate St Ives, Tate Britain and Tate Modern), our digital platforms and collaborations with our national and international partners. At the heart of Tate is our Read More

Archivist Job at The Photographers’ Gallery, London

The Photographers’ Gallery is the UK’s leading centre for the presentation and exploration of photography in all its forms and a dedicated home for an international photographic community. Established in London in 1971, the Gallery has been instrumental in reflecting photography’s pivotal role in culture and society and championing its position as a leading art Read More

Autograph ABP: Call for event proposal

We’re inviting artists, photographers, writers, performers, musicians, curators and collaborators to propose an event or activity that explores cultural diversity, human rights and/or disability through creative practice.

Three proposals will be selected by Autograph’s programming team to take place at our building Rivington Place in Shoreditch, London between June 2019 – Feb 2020.

Deadline to apply is 9am Read More

Photography Course: Inspired by Diane Arbus / Hayward Gallery, London

View life through the lens of Diane Arbus on our five-week course in portrait and street photography.

Explore diane arbus: in the beginning at Hayward Gallery out of hours, take part in group discussions about her iconic photographs, and improve your photography.

See the exhibition away from the crowds, with plenty of time to become intimate with Arbus’ work.

In Read More

Call For Entries: Everything I Ever Learnt


Shutter Hub has been invited back to Cambridge University in April 2019 to curate an exhibition in partnership with Art at the ARB, and we want to take as many photographers with us as possible!

Our theme is Everything I Ever Learnt, it’s open to your interpretation and we’re inviting Read More

The Vice Chancellor’s PhD Studentships

With Anglia Ruskin you can pursue your passion. Apply for one of our fully-funded PhD studentships, starting in September 2019 – and join a community of researchers committed to making a profound difference to the world around us.

Creative practice and creative industries

Storytelling, workflow and language in the fourth industrial revolution

Location: Cambridge
Supervisor: Dr Shreepali Read More

Job: Photographer, The British Museum

The British Museum is seeking a Photographer to join our team within the Collection Services department. This role is designed to introduce a junior/entry level photographer to the photographic and imaging demands of a major cultural institution in the 21st century, whilst providing a developmental environment for the individual in the field of heritage imaging.

Key Read More

BJP International Photography Award 2019

BJP International Photography Award aims to find the best in contemporary photographic talent. Through issuing an international open call, photographers from every background and from all over the world are welcome to submit a body of work to be judged by a panel of industry leaders.

We are looking to award a body of work that Read More

Manchester Metropolitan University: Senior Lecturer (Photography)

Manchester Metropolitan University are seeking a creatively minded individual with fluent skills in expanded photographic practices, ideally with a grounding and understanding of a wide range of contemporary debates in the field of photography. You will have a broad exploratory approach to the discipline of photography and be willing to embrace multiple creative and innovative Read More

Falmouth University: Senior Lecturer – Fashion Photography

Falmouth University are looking for an ambitious academic fashion photographer / fashion film-maker / fashion stylist – practitioner/ researcher to stage lead on the BA (Hons) Fashion Photography course and to play a significant role in the Fashion and Textiles Institute.

You will build on the international reputation of Fashion and Textiles Institute at Falmouth University Read More

GRAIN Bursary Award 2019

The bursary offers an award of £2,000 to support the making of new work in the rural West Midlands.  For this bursary opportunity we are seeking proposals from those who are interested in making new work in and with rural communities. The work must be made within a 12-month period of receiving the bursary award.

The Read More

Open Call: Unlimited Commission, Turner Contemporary

This is a unique opportunity for an emerging disabled artist to create a new site-specific artwork, performance or event based artwork in response to Turner Contemporary’s ‘Seaside Photographed’ exhibition (25 May – 8 September 2019).

The successful recipient will be awarded a £7,000 bursary and support from Turner Contemporary and Unlimited to create the new work.

To Read More

Coventry University: Senior Lecturer Photography

Coventry University are seeking an academic with an established profile in a distinctive field of photography to join their thriving, innovative course. Applicants should hold a doctorate within the broad field of photography and related forms, or equivalent professional experience, and be able to relate the key debates framing the transformation and location of photography Read More

Research Associate – Digital Storytelling

Loughborough University School of the Arts, English and Drama are seeking to appoint a Research Associate to work on a number of externally funded projects exploring the potential of storytelling to be applied to issues relating to the environment, education, health and social justice, and seek to introduce new voices and ways of knowing and Read More

Open Call: CONFERENCE: Women in Focus: Documentary and Citizenship

CONFERENCE: Women in Focus: Documentary and Citizenship
Call for Papers

In terms of citizenship and documentary, we are seeking twenty-minute papers that address some of the contexts of women as producers or subjects in photography. These might include conflict, technology, post-truth, political violence, and the blurring of boundaries between virtual and real modes of documentary.

Please send proposals Read More

Photoworks: Freelance job for two artists

Photoworks, in Brighton, seeks applications from experienced photography facilitators keen to develop their knowledge, understanding and experience of effective, inclusive creative collaboration.

The Opportunity

Photoworks is offering places for two artists for whom photography and social engagement is central to their practice on an action research programme.

Explorers: Illuminating the Wilderness
Application Deadline: 5pm Tuesday 4 December 2018
Fee: £2,500 plus Read More

Job at Tate Modern: Curatorial Assistant

Since its opening in 2000, Tate Modern’s programme of major temporary exhibitions, collection displays, commissions, film programmes, live events and projects have developed in diversity, international scope and profile.

You will work primarily on matters relating to international photography, including the planning and delivery of photographic exhibitions at Tate Modern as well as supporting the operation Read More

Master of Photography: Applications now open

Applications for the new season of the first European talent show dedicated to photography are now open.

Following the success of the first three editions, MASTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY, the first European talent show dedicated to photography will be back with its fourth season, airing on Sky Arts simultaneously in 5 countries (Italy, United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany Read More

PhD Studentship: Making the Invisible Visible in the Contemporary Art Museum

Tate and UCL Institute of Archaeology invite applications from eligible candidates for a full-time collaborative PhD studentship, funded for 3 years by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, to commence in January 2019.

The proposed doctoral research aims to bring new theoretical perspectives to questions about visible and invisible practices in the contemporary art museum. Focusing Read More


We are seeking to commission artists (open to all art forms) to collaborate with us and the communities we are working with, to make Wolves laugh with Funny Things 2019.

Funny Things is one of our landmark commissions. After the huge success of the first comedy festival in Wolverhampton in 2017, we want to make Funny Things Read More

BJP International Photography Award Open for entries.

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

Travel Read More

Photobook Conference: Call For Papers

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

Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency 2019

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

Head of Cambridge School of Art

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

PostDoc Research Fellow – University of Lincoln

This two year position has been created to support the research activities of the recently appointed distinguished professor of film (Stephi Hemelryk Donald), and to thereby contribute to the overall research environment in the College of Arts.

For more information, and to view the person specification, please follow the direct link.

The Face of Suffrage Mosaic – Call for images

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

RPS Awards 2019: Nominate Now

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

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

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

Shutter Hub Open 2018

The Shutter Hub OPEN 2018 will open on 4th October at The Old Truman Brewery in London. Join us from 6-9pm on Thursday 4th October for the private view and launch.

Part of Photomonth East London International Photography Festival, the OPEN brings together international photographers in a selected exhibition, celebrating the future of Read More

GRAIN Portfolio Development Day @ Birmingham City University

GRAIN is pleased to announce the next event in its programme of professional development activities. Our Portfolio Development Day will be delivered at and in partnership with Birmingham City University, on Saturday 13th October.

During the morning our guest expert reviewers will give short presentations followed by a Q&A session and in Read More

Technician in Photography, UCA Farnham

Location: Farnham
Salary: £22,659 to £25,482 per annum
Closing Date: Sunday 07 October 2018
Interview Date: Wednesday 17 October 2018
Reference: 18-SURR210-0600-1
We are looking to appoint a Photography Technician to provide daily supervision of the photographic resources at the Farnham campus. This includes film-processing areas, darkrooms, studios, specialist equipment and alternative processes. You will be responsible for ensuring that Read More

Unlimited commissions are open now

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.

Please find on the direct link guidance notes on criteria Read More

Jerwood/Photoworks Awards

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

Submissions open for Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award

Submissions have opened for the the third annual Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award for emerging photographers – with the cash bursary increasing this year from £1,250 to £2,000. 

In addition to the cash, which funds an early-career photographer in the UK to undertake a narrative photography project, the winner receives more than £1,000-worth of printing at Read More

Four Corners Film: MODERN SUFFRAGETTE – Photography Project for Mothers

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

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

Jobs at Format Festival

FORMAT are delighted to announce a number of part time and short term contract positions to work with the FORMAT team to help deliver the next edition of the festival in 2019.

So come and join our team by applying to one of the following roles.

FORMAT Marketing Assistant 
FORMAT Read More

Open Call – East meets West – Masterclasses 2018/19

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

Impressions Gallery call-out for self-publishers

Impressions Gallery is looking for self-published and / or handmade photobooks and photography zines to sell at our annual Photobook Fair this October.

Last year we promoted many unique, self-published titles to more than 400 visitors at our Photobook Fair. Due to the great feedback from both our visitors and self-publishers we are once again calling for books Read More

Call for entries – Shutter Hub Open 2018

We are excited to announce the call for entries for our fifth annual Shutter Hub OPEN exhibition. The exhibition will be part of London Photomonth, launching at the beginning of the two month long event, and run alongside Photo Book London and Moniker Art Fair at the Old Truman Brewery.

The deadline for applications is Monday 10thSeptember 2018. Entry is Read More

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Catalyst

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

Firecracker Photographic Grant 2018

The Firecracker Photographic Grant is an annual award providing funding for a female photographer to aid with the completion of a documentary photographic project.

Through a combination of self-initiated fundraising and with the generous support of Genesis Imaging, the Grant fund is a minimum financial contribution of £2,000 plus credit of professional printing, mounting and Read More

Call for Submissions: Journal for Artistic Research (JAR)

JAR invites submissions from all fields and disciplines in which artistic research may be relevant, including areas that are not usually conceived of as artistic. We welcome submissions from practitioners with or without academic affiliations. JAR’s format for publishing artistic research, the exposition, invites authors to combine text, image, film, and audio material on expandable web pages, challenging Read More

Natasha Caruana Mentorship Scheme – applications close soon!

The Natasha Caruana mentorship scheme is specifically aimed at women who are recent graduates, apprentices or who have been working within the arts for the past three years as a school leaver. Natasha encourages applications from those currently under-represented within the arts.

For the 2018 Summer Mentorship two or three mentees will carry out a five Read More

Residential Mentorship with Artist, Natasha Caruana

The Natasha Caruana mentorship scheme is specifically aimed at women who are recent graduates, apprentices or who have been working within the arts for the past three years as a school leaver. Natasha encourages applications from those currently under-represented within the arts.

The scheme supports creative development, confidence and shines a light onto the working practices Read More

Photoworks Curator Vacancy

Photoworks seeks to appoint a Curator.

This post is an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to work with the new Director to help shape the curatorial programme. Within the first six months of taking up the post, the successful candidate will help deliver Brighton Photo Biennial and Photoworks AnnualAn ambitious Curator will be able to use Read More



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CUNTemporary is now accepting proposals for a new episode of ‘Deep Trash’, the unique multi-disciplinary exhibition and performance club night. We accept performances, videos, photographs, installations and written contributions to be shown at ‘DEEP TRASH Escoria’ on Saturday 22 September 2018 at Bethnal Green Read More

Ian Parry Scholarship 2018 now open

The Ian Parry Scholarship is a free international photographic award for all full time documentary & visual photojournalism students on BA, MA, MFA courses. It is also open to freelance photographers of the age of 24 years and under.

Over the past 28 successful years the scholarship has played an important role in keeping the values and traditions of photojournalism alive Read More

Photographer -– The Tate Year 3 Project

The Tate Year 3 project, led by a globally renowned artist, is one of the most ambitious visual portraits of citizenship ever undertaken, in one of the world’s largest and most diverse cities. Explored through the vehicle of the traditional school class photograph, the portrait will capture tens of thousands of London school children Read More

Call for Provocations: Writing  P h o t o g r a p h s

Tate Modern, 13 October 2018, 11.00am-5.00pm

We are inviting experimental presentations, which consider how photography is expanded, altered and dissected through the use of text, voice and language in exhibition practices today. 

This event will bring together artists, writers, curators and researchers, to present and discuss photography as an interdisciplinary space. Building on London College Read More

Senior Lecturer/Course Coordinator BA (Hons) Photography

Falmouth University


£39,992 to £46,336 per annum, plus Course Coordinator allowance £2,500 per annum

Full Time

Contract Type:

Placed on:
20th June 2018

22nd July 2018

Job Ref:

Falmouth University is changing the way Higher Education is delivered. Our “doing-it-for-real” ethos means that we are planning for the needs of the future economy, ensuring our students and staff have the skills they need Read More

Course Leader, Photography

University for the Creative Arts


£47,722 to £52,131 per annum

Full Time

Contract Type:

Placed on:
20th June 2018

15th July 2018

Job Ref:

UCA is the No.1 Specialist University for the Creative Industries in the Complete University Guide and Guardian University Guide league tables.  Ranked 21st in the UK by the Guardian, UCA is also top 10 in three of its subject Read More

Pathway Leader Lens Based Media

University for the Creative Arts


£34,521 per annum (pro rata)

Part Time

Contract Type:

Placed on:
15th June 2018

24th June 2018

Job Ref:

UCA is the No.1 Specialist University for the Creative Industries in the Complete University Guide and Guardian University Guide league tables.  Ranked 21st in the UK by the Guardian, UCA is also top 10 in three of its subject Read More

Autograph ABP: Curatorial Project Manager

Autograph is a leading visual arts organisation funded by Arts Council England and based in an award winning building designed by Sir David Adjaye in Shoreditch.

We specialize in showing photography and film made by contemporary artists concerned with issues of social justice, human rights, identity and representation as well as maintaining a unique photographic archive.

We Read More

Assistant Curator of Photographs, Royal Collection Trust

It’s knowing that you might uncover a unique snapshot of history

In terms of both quality and diversity, our collection of photographs is breath-taking, with works dating from the 1840s to the present day.

It’s a ‘living’ collection, yet there are fascinating stories here that have lain untold for decades. Joining the team at the heart of Read More

The BBZ BLK BK: Alternative Graduation Show.

The BBZ BLK BK: Alternative Graduation Show.

A group show of recently graduated artists from practice based degrees who identify as queer womxn, trans & non-binary people of Black Ancestry.

 Our submissions are open until June 15th and you can check out this amazing article by KUCHENGA on i-D which gives you an in-depth overview.

Below is a Read More

Academic Fellow in Digital Media

University of Salford – School of Arts & Media

China, Salford

£32,548 to £38,833

Full Time

Contract Type:

Placed on:
24th May 2018

21st June 2018

Job Ref:

We are now looking for an inspiring Academic Fellow in Digital Media who has a strong professional profile and recent experience in digital media production and teaching to join the teaching team for the next academic session.

The Read More

Senior Lecturers – BA (Hons) Fashion Photography

Leeds Arts University


£37,706 to £41,212 per annum*

Part Time

Contract Type:

Placed on:
23rd May 2018

10th June 2018

*£22,624 – £24,727 pro rata 0.6 FTE / £30,165 – £32,969 pro rata 0.8 FTE

Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England. We have contributed significantly to the development of arts education for over 170 years, Read More

Senior Lecturer, Photography

Senior Lecturer, Photography
London Metropolitan University – The CASS


£40,701 to £51,198 per annum incl. London allowance.

Full Time

Contract Type:

Placed on:
21st May 2018

1st June 2018

Job Ref:

London Metropolitan University is committed to making education available to people from all walks of life and plays an important role in society and our local community. We offer a diverse range of Read More

Course Leader BA (Hons) Photography

Arts University Bournemouth – Faculty of Media and Performance / Photography


£36,613 + £10k allowance for Course Leader responsibilities

Full Time

Contract Type:

Placed on:
21st May 2018

8th June 2018

Job Ref:

Arts University Bournemouth is the leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Offering courses in art, design, architecture, media and performance, we are passionate about our specialist subjects Read More

Senior Lecturer in Photography [BA (Hons) Photography]

Vacancy ID  



London College of Communication

Main location  

London College of Communication – Elephant and Castle

Job type  

Full time


School of Media

Job term  


DBS check required?  


Closing date  

06/06/2018 23:55


£44,708 – £53,865

Head of School of Arts – University of Hull

The University of Hull is on a journey, one that is led by our commitment to delivering excellent research and a fantastic student experience. Over the last few years the higher education landscape has altered dramatically, and it is imperative as a University that we do not stand still. We are committed to evolving our Read More

Head of School, Arts + Media


LocationPlymouth, Devon
SalaryGrade 13 £52,132 – £60,410 p.a. (dependent on qualifications and experience)
Posted19 Apr 2018
Closes07 May 2018

Lecturer in Photography Teesside University – School of Computing, Media & the Arts


£30,688 to £36,613

Full Time

Contract Type:

Placed on:
12th April 2018

14th May 2018

Job Ref:

Teesside University is a vibrant, modern university in the North East of England, with a reputation for academic excellence and for an outstanding and stimulating student and learning experience, informed by engagement with research, business and the professions. Our wide range of study options are Read More

Autograph ABP – Vacancy – FT Archive Manager

Autograph is looking for a Full Time Archive Manager to help us undertake a programme of work to catalogue and care for our unique photographic collection as well as assess the potential to achieve accreditation.

Deadline for applications: Friday 4 May 2018 by 5pm.

The archive contains digital and analogue assets dating from the 1860s to current Read More


Call for proposals for research focused on Eastern European artists working in the region in the 1950s and 1960s.

European ArtEast Foundation (EAEF), in collaboration with Delfina Foundation, is inviting proposals for grants for research focused on Eastern European artists working in the region in the 1950s and 1960s. The purpose of these grants is to Read More

208 Women in Parliament: female photographers apply!

A new project is seeking 208 female photographers to create 208 portraits of female members of parliament, to mark the centenary of women achieving the vote in 1918. The project will conclude with an exhibition of all the images in the Palace of Westminster in December 2018.

Initiated and curated by photographer Hilary Wood, the project Read More

A nine-month artist residency with VARC (Visual Arts in Rural Communities) at Highgreen

A nine-month artist residency with VARC (Visual Arts in Rural Communities) at Highgreen in remote rural Northumberland, September 2018 – June 2019. This is a unique and magical opportunity for a visual artist to develop their practice and make new works whilst immersed in a remote rural landscape and its community.

When it is: September Read More

Brighton Photo Fringe: Festival Manager job is up!

Four Corners Vacancy – Fundraiser

Four Corners is seeking an experienced Fundraiser to support its fundraising and development. The post holder will have a key role in supporting Four Corners’ core programmes.

The role would suit applicants with a strong background of fundraising experience at a senior level, excellent communication and IT skills, knowledge of the film and/or photographic sectors, experience Read More

New East Photo Prize 2018

The New East Photo Prize celebrates contemporary photography from Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Russia and Central Asia.

The New East Photo Prize champions artistic excellence in photography. The prize recognises practitioners offering representations of the social, cultural and physical landscape of the New East and other perspectives on that region.

Although hugely diverse, the countries of Eastern Read More

Senior Curator, International Art (Photography) Tate

Since Tate Modern opened in 2000, its programme of major temporary exhibitions, collection displays, commissions, live performance, and film programme has developed in diversity, scope and profile. In 2016 Tate Modern opened the Blavatnik Building increasing the scope and breadth of the exhibition and collection displays. The Tate Modern Curatorial Team ensures the highest standard Read More


The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award facilitated by FotoDocument and supported by Olympus, is granted annually to a professional woman photographer towards the initiation or completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether local or global. The work should, in part, showcase positive solutions Read More

Lecturer in Photography (0.7FTE)

Leeds Trinity University’s School of Arts and Communication brings together staff expertise across a range of disciplines, has excellent industry links and a strong focus on the development of employability skills in our students. Our BA Photography is a new addition to the Leeds Trinity University portfolio and will run alongside the existing long-established media Read More

Director of Research and Education

Director of Research and Education


Full Time Post: 36.25 hours per week

Salary: £74,198 – £83,487 per annum

The University for the Creative Arts is looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the position of Director Research and Education.

The Director Research and Education has responsibility for the leadership of the University’s education and research strategies including senior management Read More

JOB. Photoworks: Deputy Director

Photoworks seeks to appoint a Deputy Director.

Full-time, permanent contract
Competitive salary plus benefits

Application Deadline: 19 March 2018 9am

This post is an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to work with the new Director to help shape all aspects of the strategic direction and management of the organisation including fundraising and development, operations, finance, personnel and policy.

Interviews Read More

Course Leader BA (Hons) Photography Arts University Bournemouth

Course Leader BA (Hons) Photography
Arts University Bournemouth – Faculty of Media and Performance / Photography

Arts University Bournemouth is the leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Offering courses in art, design, architecture, media and performance, we are passionate about our specialist subjects and dedicated both to education and the creative industries which we Read More

Competition: Dark Corners

Exhibit your work at the Museum of London alongside the major exhibition London Nights

What goes on in one of the world’s biggest cities after the sun goes down?

A new competition by the Museum of London supported by British Journal of Photography invites photographers to submit work that explores London after dark.

From neon lights to mysterious Read More

International Open Call For Artists and Writers of Colour

Location: Lungs Project
North East of England

Lungs Project is a non-profit curatorial collective and publication founded in 2016. The Lungs Project are now accepting submissions from artists, illustrators, designers, filmmakers, photographers, poets and writers of colour in early stages of their career.

Based in the North East of England, the project focuses on facilitating artistic development and Read More

Sister // Cister – Open Call

Installation & Opening Night: 
Wednesday 7th March 2018

“To deploy the vagina as an overarching symbol for womanhood marginalises trans women and Gender Non Conforming femmes.”
– Meredith Talusan, them, 21/01/18

Who says the female experience is body bound?

Is it time to move past the p**sy?

What does it mean to be a feminist?

Where does inclusivity fit into your feminism?

Calling Read More

Cultural Institute Doctoral Scholarship Opportunity

Venues: East Street Arts & University of Leeds

Researching Guild: critical approaches to artists’ spaces, sustainability and regeneration

Supervised by Dr Jonathan Ward and Dr Leila Jancovich (School of Performance and Cultural Industries) with East Street Arts.

East Street Arts is currently developing Guild, a four year project (2018–2022) conducted with significant national and international partners, funded through Read More

People United: Female artists commissions 2018

People United are thrilled to announce the 2018 Artist Commission programme exploring the themes of Self-Identity and Home. In consultation with partners and participants, we are looking for exceptional female artists to work with specific groups of women in Kent.

For the first time, our artist commissions will focus on women. 2018 is the 100 year anniversary of women gaining Read More

Noorderlicht International Photofestival 2018 IN VIVO | The nature of nature

IN VIVO, the 25th Noorderlicht International Photofestival, is about our ambiguous relationship with nature. Museum Bélvédère in Heerenveen becomes the setting for photographic art possessing a confrontational beauty, images inspired by our rich tradition of experiencing nature. IN VIVO will be a modern, threedimensional nature scrapbook with a twist, about how our loving way of Read More

a-n Artist Bursaries 2018

As part of our commitment to supporting artists, we are offering 65+ bursaries of between £500-£1,000 for self-directed professional development.

Who can apply: a-n Artist members, Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members.
What: 65+ bursaries between £500 – £1,000.
When: Activity taking place between 1 April – 31 December 2018.
Deadline for applications: 3pm, Monday 12 February 2018.


a-n is offering 65+ bursaries Read More

Call for papers for a special issue of DiGeSt (JOURNAL OF DIVERSITY AND GENDER STUDIES)

Sexual Politics and Digital Media Infrastructures: Challenges for Diversity

Call for papers for a special issue of DiGeSt (JOURNAL OF DIVERSITY AND GENDER STUDIES)

Editors: Sander De Ridder and Frederik Dhaenens

Deadline abstracts (500 words): 15 May 2018

The breadth of what it means to study sexuality in the context of media has changed significantly in recent years because Read More

PhD studentships: feminism/art/theory, Loughborough University

Loughborough University, UK, October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2021
Application deadline: Feb 28, 2018

Funded full-time 3-year PhD studentships in the School of the Arts, English and Drama

Feminist thought and art practices

The intersection of feminist thinking with modern and contemporary art is increasingly an urgent and productive meeting point, proposing new insights, theories, critique and practices. We Read More

Nasty Women Liverpool Exhibition: donate a work for charity!

Nasty Women Liverpool Charity Art Exhibition. This is linked to the Nasty Women art movement which started early 2017 in the US in reaction to President Trump. Submissions now open to female/female identifying artists to DONATE a piece of work to be sold for charity. The organisation we are supporting is a Wirral based Read More

Two jobs for Women’s Hall project / Four Corners Film

Four Corners Film: Women’s Hall project opportunities

As part of The Women’s Hall project, we are seeking two key people to support a major exhibition and volunteer programme based at Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives.

Volunteer Manager – to deliver the volunteering strand of the Women’s Hall programme, March-October 2018. (deadline: February 16)

Exhibition Designer – to Read More

Senior Technician: Supervisor, Photography & AV

University of Plymouth – Faculty of Arts and Humanities


£29,799 to £32,548 per annum (Grade 6)

Full Time

Contract Type:

Placed on:
22nd January 2018

15th February 2018

Job Ref:

School of Art, Design and Architecture

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and proactive Senior Technichian: Supervisor for Photography and AV who supports the Technical Manager in Arts, Design Read More

Opportunity | Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Yale Center for British Art is offering a Postdoctoral Research Associateship in the Division of Research, Exhibitions, and Publications. This division supports and provides oversight to the following departments, activities, and positions: exhibitions and publications; research, education, and public programs; academic outreach and teaching initiatives; visiting scholars; postdoctoral and postgraduate positions; graduate and undergraduate Read More


All artists both UK & International are invited to apply for the Visual Art Open Prize, to win cash prizes of £1,000, plus a solo exhibition, and mentoring package. The primary goal of the awards, are to reveal and promote unknown artists who are yet to establish their profile in the contemporary art world. Finalists Read More

Job at Hoxton Mini Press: Production Controller

Production Controller
Application closing date: Wednesday 7th February (end of day)
Salary: £22-26k PAYE dependent on experience
Start date: ASAP, March/April 2018
First round of interviews: 14th & 15th February
Second round of interviews: w/c 26th February (dates tbc)
Location: Working in a studio by London Fields

Hoxton Mini Press is a young independent publisher focusing on collectable photography books. In the Read More

Lecturer in Photography – AC2/Grade 7 The University of Bolton

The University of Bolton – School of the Arts


£35,550 to £41,212 per annum

Full Time

Contract Type:

Placed on:
15th January 2018

8th February 2018

Job Ref:

Salary in the range of £35,550 – £41,212 per annum

*Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 8 February 2018.

Interviews are expected to take place during week commencing 12 February 2018.

The School of the Arts is seeking to Read More

Four Corners Film: Training Coordinator

Vacancy – Training Coordinator

Four Corners Film in London are looking for an experienced Training Coordinator, to deliver Digital Film Skills – a support programme for freelancers working in Film and TV – funded by Trust for London.

To read more and to apply: please visit their website on the direct link.

Please send by email:

A letter addressing the key points in Read More

RPS The International Photography Exhibition (IPE): open call

The call for entries to the International Photography Exhibition (IPE) has now been announced – welcoming entries from all genres, styles and approaches by photographers worldwide, at all levels of practice.

Now in its 161st edition, the IPE is a celebration of photography today and continues to offer insight into current trends and subjects whilst providing Read More

Seeking Festival Co-ordinator

Seeking festival co-ordinator for Belfast Photo Festival.

We are back this year from 1st – 30th June and are recruiting a Festival Co-Ordinator to be a key player in the successful delivery of the 2017 Belfast Photo Festival Youth Edition. The role involves assisting with exhibitions, events, marketing, social media, communications and volunteer management.


Lecturer in Photography University of Salford – School of Arts & Media


£39,992 to £47,722

Full Time

Contract Type:

Placed on:
19th December 2017

7th January 2018

Job Ref:

The School of Arts and Media is one of the leading centres for practice-based education in the creative disciplines in the North West. We offer research-informed specialist programmes which benefit from close relationships with the cultural industries. Our strengths include interdisciplinary and international projects, many Read More

Research Institute Artist in Residence, Victoria and Albert Museum

We are delighted to announce our new call for artists who are keen to engage with the histories of slavery and slave-ownership that are ‘hidden in plain sight’ within in the museum, as part of the V&A Research Institute (VARI) Opening the Cabinet of Curiosities project.

The selected artist will be encouraged to engage with both Read More


Job title: Digitisation Technician
Based: The Postal Museum, Central London
Salary: £18,000 per annum, pro-rata
Hours: 35 hours per week
Reports to: Digitisation Officer
Contract: 6 months contract, full time

Start date: 1 February 2018

Deadline for applications: 12pm on 5th January 2018

Full details and application form can be found here: https://www.postalmuseum.org/connect/about/work-with-us/

Job: FORMAT Festival Assistant

FORMAT Festival Assistant

Location: Derby QUAD

Position: Temporary

Salary/Rate: Freelance contract fee: £1500

A unique opportunity to be part of a successful team delivering a leading International Photography Festival.

Based in Derby UK, FORMAT International Photography Festival offers a diverse mix of activity including portfolio reviews, exhibitions, open calls, commissions, mass participation projects, workshops and more.

We are looking for a Festival Read More

Present your portfolio for free at The Photographers’ Gallery

Folio Friday – December 1

Each month 12 photographers can sign up to present their work to our audiences at these open portfolio afternoons in our Eranda Studio. Deliberately different from a portfolio review, these sessions are programmed with both photographers and the gallery’s wide variety of visitors in mind.

Folio Friday sessions begin with a social Read More

OPEN CALL: BJP International Photography Award 2018

International Photography Award 2018

Recognising the best of contemporary photographic talent.

Instrumental in launching the careers of some of the most respected photographers today, enter now for an opportunity to be recognised and celebrated by the international photographic community.


£5,000 exhibition grant • Solo show at the leading London gallery, TJ Boulting • All-expenses paid trip to London Read More

OPEN CALL: Ilford Photo 2017/18 Student Competition ‘Lyrically Speaking’

Ilford Photo is delighted to announce the launch of our 2017/18 student competition ‘Lyrically Speaking’

The Brief

From Alt-Rock to Old School Pop and Reggae to Rhythm and Blues. Take a song lyric and turn it into an image that inspires that viewer as much as the music itself.

How to Enter

Photograph using ILFORD PHOTO or Kentmere black Read More

Job: Archivist (Photographic Collections), Science Museum Group

Are you passionate about managing museum and archive collections and making them accessible?

Part of the wider Science Museum Group, the National Railway Museum is committed to researching, interpreting and communicating over 300 years of railway history through a unique collection of vehicles, objects, documents and images

To support our Collections and Research department in ensuring our Read More

Senior Lecturer (Academic Course Leader) Photography

University of Gloucestershire – School of Art & Design


£37,706 to £47,722 per annum, pro rata

Full Time

Contract Type:

Placed on:
24th October 2017

26th November 2017

Job Ref:

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The Subject Community of Photography at the University of Gloucestershire is a vibrant and growing community of practitioners and scholars that supports students in their creative and Read More

OPEN CALL: Photography commissions for CONNECT

Open call for three £6,400 photography commissions for the art programme of Brighton’s major hospital redevelopment

Photoworks in partnership with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Willis Newson and the University of Brighton announce four photography commissions for CONNECT – the 3Ts Hospital Redevelopment Public Art Programme.

The first commission has been selected. An open call Read More

PHOTOWORKS – Job Opportunity: Director

Brighton, circa £45k
Application Deadline: 6 November 2017

Photoworks seeks to appoint a new Director to succeed current Director, Celia Davies, who leaves Photoworks at the end of 2017 after eight successful years with the organisation.

We seek a dynamic and ambitious individual who’ll build on our achievements to date and our distinctive and respected reputation. The new Read More

Dean of the School of Arts and Social Sciences City, University of London – School of Arts and Social Sciences

City Of London

Not specified

Full Time

Contract Type:

Placed on:
14th September 2017

12th October 2017

Job Ref:

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence, with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide), well above Read More