Unpublished Photo 2024


Entries for the 2024 edition of the international UNPUBLISHED PHOTO contest promoted by the Fondazione culture e musei & MUSEC Lugano are now open.Young photographers born between 1994 -2006 have the chance until 15.4 to submit their portfolios of 10 unpublished photos. The aim of UP24 is to embrace & attract new, young & emerging contemporary photographers, aged between 18-30. Now in its 5th edition, the competition continues to attract a growing number of young, global artists.There is no theme or fees to pay and 4 lucky winners works will be displayed in a public exhibition at MUSEC from 31.10.24 - 2.3.25.

WAC MUSEUMS Open Call for Cultural Institutions Eager to Learn about AI, Web3 and Immersive Technologies

Invitation to apply to “WAC Museums”, an educative program on web3, AI and immersive technologies for cultural institutions

If you are a museum of any size or background, a cultural center or association, a festival or an art residency, we would like to invite you and your team to apply to our web3 training program covering subjects such as artificial intelligence (AI), immersive technologies and blockchain-based innovation (NFTs, DAOs, etc.).

Creative Capsule Residency - OPEN CALL

Creative Capsule Residency

Applications for year two of the Creative Capsule residency are due July 21.

The team behind Inkstick Media and Bombshelltoe Policy x Arts Collective is leading a virtual eight-month residency for journalists, artists, and international security experts.

The Creative Capsule Residency encourages participants to cultivate and share their work beyond traditional frameworks so that they can experiment with new modes of storytelling, take provocative risks, and create unique projects that interweave policy, research, and creativity.

For year two of this program, this residency will accept up to five participants whose final work product will focus on global security issues (see eligibility below).


Can we collate

Panels, patchworks invited for exhibition

Works can be textile, but also paper, mixed media, audiovisual

Accepted works will be included in collective exhibitions in the UK, virtually and globally

Non Conflictive Art

Humanity has always been plagued by conflict. Individual conflicts, family, social, political, territorial and increasingly global, Conflict pervades all aspects of the human experience.

Civilizations have developed to reach great technological and cultural advancements, yet rarely have managed to avoid or overcome conflict for long.

Unpublished Photo 2023

Young photographers born between 1993 and 2005 have the chance until 16 April to submit their portfolios. The contest is promoted by the Fondazione culture e musei (FCM) and MUSEC Lugano, in collaboration with the 29 ARTS IN PROGRESS gallery in Milan and the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti in Venice.

Unpublished Photo is a competition that aims to target and attract new, young, and emerging contemporary photographers, aged between 18 and 30. The aim is to promote and enhance new trends in photography without imposing any specific themes or limitations and to support creativity in all the senses, whilst embracing a wide range of photographic technical possibilities.


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