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Belfast Photo Festival is offering artist's/photographers the opportunity to exhibit their work in the main Festival gallery alongside some of the biggest names in the field of photography, with a number also having the opportunity to be featured in the arts magazine Abridged. The winners will be eligible for a number of awards, including a cash prize of £1,000.
Diffusion 2017 looks at ‘revolution’ in its widest context, investigating moments of social change, movements around freedom of expression, the pursuit of utopias, respect for human rights and identity. The last hundred years have seen dramatic and wide-reaching changes to the way we live – technological, political, social and cultural. Such change requires a challenge to the established order, protest and rebellion, insurgency, risk and experimentation, new ideas and transformational processes.
The Eye International Photography Festival, Aberystwyth
Black and White
Juror: Jennifer Schlesinger
Deadline: May 22, 2017
Exhibition prints deadline: June 30, 2017
Gallery exhibition: July 12 – August 12, 2017
9. Fotobookfestival Kassel 2017
The 9th Fotobookfestival Kassel will take place partly in Istanbul, at the ISTANBUL PHOTOBOOK FESTIVAL from 28 – 30 April, in Moscow at the MOSCOW PHOTOBOOK FESTIVAL from 12 – 21 May, in Lodz at the FOTOFESTIWAL LODZ from 1 June – 3 June with a special Photobook Night on 3rd June, and everywhere our shortlisted 2017 Dummies will be exhibited. The next Fotobookfestival in Kassel will be a big 10-year anniversary festival from 30 May to 3 June 2018. Save the date!
Each year Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival offers an exciting and varied programme of circus, music, film, comedy, theatre, dance, literature and visual arts, plus a family programme for all ages. Over 16 days Salisbury comes alive with artistic encounters of all kinds, throwing open its doors to more than 230 experiences in 2016 and welcoming an audience of over 63,000 to the city.
The Rencontres d'Arles (formerly known as Rencontres internationales de la photographie d'Arles) is an annual summer festival of photography founded in 1970 by the photographer Arlesian Lucien Clergue, the writer Michel Tournier and the historian Jean-Maurice Rouquette.
With a program composed mainly of new productions, the Rencontres d'Arles have acquired an international stature. During the 2016 edition, the festival welcomed more than 100,000 spectators.
Athens Photo Festival is the leading international festival of photography in Southeastern Europe. Under the title “Still Searching”, Athens Photo Festival celebrates its 30 years anniversary, and continues its tradition of exploring the social impact of the ever-changing visual culture. Our programme works within an international, national and local context, encompassing a variety of activities designed to reflect the diversity of contemporary photographic practice, and to create opportunities for exchange of ideas, artistic expression and international engagement.
Entries are now open for ASFF 2017
To enter your film into ASFF 2017, you must purchase an entry fee and submit your film via this entry form by 31 May 2017 midnight GMT. The entry fee is £24. You must read our Submission Guidelines before beginning this form. You can purchase as many entry fees as you wish. Please complete an entry form for each film submitted. Please refer to our FAQ if you have any questions. We look forward to receiving your entry.
To submit go to: http://www.asff.co.uk/submit/
The Ballarat International Foto Biennale was founded in 2005 and attracts significant International and Australian photographers as one of Australia’s pre-eminent photographic festivals.
It is a not-for-profit event that immerses the historic town of Ballarat in photographic art.
Belfast Photo Festival
The Belfast Photo Festival is a not for profit organisation that presents one of the leading International Festivals of photography in the United Kingdom and the Visual Arts Festival of Northern Ireland.
Launched in 2011, this major photographic event attracts over 80 thousand visitors a year, celebrating some of the finest National and International contemporary photography across 30 museums, galleries and public venues.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Have you released any experimental film or video recently?
We want them for our festival! Call for submissions begins now and ends May 15, 2017.
Way of sending of the works: Postal mail: Sociedad Cultural Gezi Cortes 29, 6º C 48003 Bilbao (Spain)
Electronic way: Sending to email firstname.lastname@example.org, by Dropbox, wetransfer….
Web platforms: www.movibeta.com www.filmfreeway.com
The Project space is intended for exhibitions and projects that use photography or other lens-based media as tools for art or research. The space shows stimulating exhibitions by both fresh talents and more established artists.
Photography professionals and students as well as visual artists making photographic art can apply. Applications can also be submitted in the name of workgroups.
Capture Photography Festival is devoted to exhibiting challenging and thought-provoking photography from local and international artists.
Launched in 2013, the annual not-for-profit Festival strives to nurture emerging talent, engage community, and spark public dialogue about photography as an art form and a vessel for communication.
CIRCULATION(S) FESTIVAL invited to Voies-Off Arles
Call for applications on the subject of the Feminine (provisional title)
As part of Voies off – Arles 2017, the Circulation(s) festival will show a projection dedicated to women and to their fight.
In a current choatic context, it seems to us that it is urgent to showcase women in their every day life, fight, identity, sexuality, but also to question new feminisms.
Terms and conditions
The call for applications is open to all European photographers (even men!), residents included, with no age limit.
Copenhagen Photo Festival is an annual event that takes place in June – in 2017 it will be from the 1-11th of June. For eleven days, photography is put on the agenda with exhibitions, workshops, seminars, photo tours, portfolio reviews and more. The festival co-operates with galleries, museums and cultural institutions around Copenhagen and southern Sweden and have exhibitions in public spaces including all metro trains and City Fence. The festival center is called Photo City, which will be an old, beautiful transformer station in Østerbro.
IRELAND’S OLDEST FILM FESTIVAL AND CORK’S FLAGSHIP ANNUAL CULTURAL EVENT, THE CORK FILM FESTIVAL
REGULAR DEADLINE: June 24, 2017
LATE DEADLINE: July 15, 2017
Diffusion: Cardiff International Festival of Photography is a biennial month-long international festival of photography taking place in Cardiff, Wales' capital city. The festival is initiated and delivered by Ffotogallery in collaboration with a wide range of local, national and international partners and supporters.
Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK’s largest annual festival of visual art. We bring together the capital’s leading galleries, museums and artist-run spaces, alongside new public art commissions by established and emerging artists and an innovative programme of special events. The vast majority of the festival is free to attend.
Edinburgh Art Festival returns 27 July - 27 August 2017
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the single biggest celebration of arts and culture on the planet. Every August for three weeks the city of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, welcomes an explosion of creative energy from around the globe.
With 50,266 performances of 3,269 shows in 294 venues in 2016 there are quite literally thousands of reasons to visit the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Galway International Arts Festival is a major cultural organisation, which produces one of Europe’s leading international arts festivals; develops and produces new work that tours nationally and internationally; and presents a major discussion platform, First Thought.
The organization has played a very significant role in placing Galway firmly on the map, as both a key cultural centre for the arts and a cultural tourism destination on the Wild Atlantic Way. It now looks forward to playing a central role in the European Capital of Culture 2020 designation awarded to Galway.
IWM Short Film Festival is a showcase of imaginative and challenging films inspired by our collections and our role – to explore the causes, course and consequences of war and conflict, and its impact on people’s lives.
Call for entries for IWM Short Film Festival 2017 closes midnight Friday 28 April 2017.
Entries will be accepted in two categories:
• Creative Response
International Images for Science is calling for images that cover all breadth of science from medicine, forensic science, zoology, engineering, astronomy, all scientific fields. The competition is open to all, RPS members and non-members. There are three age specific categories: Aged 17 and Under, Aged 18 – 25, and Aged 26 and Over. The competition is free to enter and the closing date is Sunday 30th April 2017, Midnight GMT.
The London Image Festivals (LIF) is an exploration of the power of images, both still and moving.
LIF brings together international entries to showcase outstanding visuals in photography and film.
The festival is a reflective space for exploring imagery in all its forms.
If you are an up-and-coming photographer looking for your first break or an enthusiastic hobbyist wanting to show your works to the world, the London Photo Festival is for you.
Founded in 2011, the London Photo Festival was set up by Emma Mapp and Kit Shah to give fellow new and emerging photographers an affordable way to display their art.
We believe in giving new and emerging photographers a chance they would rarely get elsewhere: the opportunity to exhibit their work in a relaxed, professional environment.
The Luxembourg Art Prize aims to reveal and promote talented artists who have yet to establish a profile on the contemporary international scene. Its function is to discover artists, and it is open to any artist, amateur or professional, with no limits on age, nationality or place of residence.
The Melbourne Doc Fest each year curates world class features direct from some of the hottest most prestigious documentary film festivals in the world like Sheffield Doc Fest, Traverse City Film Festival Doc NYC, SXSW, Doc Edge and IDFA. But what matters to us most is documentaries that are well-made, compelling, thought provoking, passionate and relevant to Australian audiences.
The Melbourne Doc Fest is one of the world newest documentary film festivals and one of the most fun and interesting stop overs on the international documentary film festival circuit.
ND Awards aims to promote photography and photographers. Our idea is to create new opportunities to present valuable work to audiences all over the world. We aim to build a place where photographers can show different points of view and thrive through competition.
The winners of the Professional and Non-Professional sections will receive the titles: ND Photographer of the Year and ND Discovery of the Year and cash prizes.
Our judging panel will comprise highly acclaimed industry professionals, including: gallery owners, publishers, editors and renowned photographers.
The Tbilisi Photo Festival was first launched in 2010, in partnership with Les Rencontres d’Arles. Seven editions later it has become not only the most important photo festival in the region but one of the major annual cultural events in the Caucasus.
The Festival aims:
• to be a central meeting point for photography from different regions – Asia, Iran, Turkey, Europe, Russia and the Arab world;
• to showcase the best of world photography and to promote emerging regional photography.
The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize is Now Open for Entries
Hosted by Aesthetica Magazine, the Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. It offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work to a wider audience, and further their engagement with the international art world. The Judging Panel enhances its position in the industry, bringing together specialists from leading cultural institutions.
The Royal Meteorological Society and The Royal Photographic Society are looking for the best photographs from around that world that depict weather in its widest sense.
This could range from weather phenomena such as clouds, lightning, rain, fog and wind through to the impact of weather on man, cities and the natural landscape.
We're looking for stunning images that might be dramatic in what they depict or because of the story they tell about the impact of weather.
Open submission calling for engaging, visually striking and inspiring work across all genres. Selected work will be exhibited in a nationwide touring exhibition opening in London in October. The IPE is supported by ThePrintSpace.
Tbilisi Photo Festival Residency 2017
For its 8th edition that will be held in Tbilisi in September 2017, Tbilisi Photo Festival announces an open call for the 2nd Residency Program.
Tbilisi Photo Festival is offering residency opportunity for photographers and photography curators.
Deadline for residency applications: May 8th, 2017
European Prospects is a project exploring questions of European identity and experience through contemporary photography, creating new platforms for lens-based artists to achieve wider exposure for their work.