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DIFFERENT WORLDS – 5TH INTERNATIONAL OPEN CALL FOR YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS FROM THE CENTRAL AND EAST EUROPE (CEE)

DIFFERENT WORLDS – 5TH INTERNATIONAL OPEN CALL FOR YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS FROM THE CENTRAL AND EAST EUROPE (CEE)

DEADLINE IS EXTENDED TO 22 SEPTEMBER 2017

Open call for young and promising artists in the field of contemporary art photography organized by Photon Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Photography from Ljubljana. The first prize is € 1,000 for the production and solo exhibition at Photon Gallery. The selected ten artists will present their work at the group exhibition in Ljubljana, Vienna and elsewhere!

The call is open to artists up to 35 years of age (including those born in 1982) who work in the CEE region (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia) or who come from these states and work abroad.

The selection of the artists and the works will be in the hands of the independent international jury composed of Branko Lenart (a photographer and a former professor at College of Art and Design and University of Applied Sciences Joanneum, Graz), Michaela Bosakova (Photon – Centre for Contemporary Photography, Vienna), Jean-Luc Soret (curator, Maison de la Photographie, Paris) and Anja Zver (Kino Šiška Center for Urban Culture, Ljubljana).

There is no prescribed theme for the call. We accept the works in the wide range of photography and photography-related practices (photography, photomontage, photo-collage, photo-installation, appropriation of found photographs, etc.). The jury will evaluate higher those works which exhibit originality, unconventionality, and innovation both in the formal approach as well as with regard to themes and concepts!

The application should include:

  •  author’s portfolio of maximum two completed projects or projects in the process, each can include maximum 20 photographs, in the resolution of at least 1,800 pixels on the long side in PDF or JPG format;
  •  the argumentation of the projects (in English) up to 1,500 characters;
  • a short biography of the applicant;
  • additional technical specifications: format and dimensions of the works, optimal way of presentation in the exhibition format.

The complete application should be packed in one zip file and renamed in format of Name_Surname_ProjectTitle.zip
You send it together with the application form.

The selected artists will be presented at the group exhibitions in Photon Gallery and Kino Šiška Center for Urban Culture in Ljubljana which will be open from 6th November to 1st December 2017. The exhibition accompanied by a catalogue will travel after Ljubljana to Vienna and other cities of the project partners (in 2016 it was hosted in Bratislava, The House of Photography and in Budapest, Viltin Gallery).

The applications should be submitted until 15 22 September 2017 using the application form at http://bit.ly/DW2017apply

For additional information contact us at photon.centre@gmail.com and phone number +386 59 977907 (Monday to Friday from 12 to 6 pm); contact person: Jasna Jernejšek.

The candidates will be informed of the results of the call not later than 1st October 2017.

OPEN CALL IN PDF FORMAT