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Submissions open for fifth Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award, photography bursary

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REBECCA VASSIE MEMORIAL AWARD

 Deadline: Friday, 8 April 2022

 Who can apply: An early-to-mid-career photographer in or from the UK

The award: £2,000 to undertake a narrative photography project with a social or political context; mentorship and £500 credit at Metro Imaging (excludes self service, film sales, framing and retouch); support from the Trust towards public and industry exposure of the work; membership of Shutter Hub.

Judges include: Caroline Hunter (Guardian), Phil Coomes (BBC) and Jennifer Thatcher (critic and curator).

 

The award was created in memory of Rebecca Vassie, a British photographer and photojournalist who died suddenly, aged 30, while on assignment in Uganda in March 2015.

Previous awards have been won by projects exploring an Islamic community in Israel, health and housing in Glasgow, therapy for survivors of the Rwandan genocide and defying stereotypes of what it is to be older.

The Trust offers shortlisted candidates additional support-in-kind such as networking opportunities and online exhibition.

 

Prizes Details: 

The winner receives:

£2,000 to cover all costs (including personal fee) for the project

Mentorship and £500 print credit (excludes self service, film sales, framing, retouch) from the wonderful Metro Imaging 

Support from the Trust throughout the project, and promotion of your work through our online channels

Membership of Shutter Hub

Deadline: 
08/April/2022

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Free entry
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Narrative ~ Figments or Fragments

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OPEN CALL | NARRATIVE ~ FIGMENTS OR FRAGMENTS | GUEST CURATED EXHIBIT BY EMMA POWELL

Entry Deadline | Dec 15th, 2021

Notice of Acceptance | Dec 23rd, 2021

Exhibition Dates | Jan 15th - 29th, 2022

Theme: Narrative ~ Figments or Fragments | Juror: Emma Powell

The photograph’s power as a narrative tool is derived from the impression that what is captured within the frame is an accurate representation of what actually occurred at a specific moment in time. As complete or comprehensive as any narrative may appear to be, it will always be subject to a process of including some elements and excluding others. These inclusions and exclusions are a crucial part of what photographic storytelling is all about; that which is presented within the frame to the viewer – and that which is left out or left to the viewer’s imagination.

Praxis Gallery seeks the submission of photographic art that explores the development of visual narratives through the still image. Stories may take any shape or form. They may be literal or fantasy, documentary, or fiction; complex or minimal. All genres, capture types, black & white and color, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome for submission.​​​

Guest Curator | Emma Powell

Emma Powell’s fine art photography incorporates alternative photographic processes to illustrate fantasy narratives. Powell received her MFA in photography from Rochester Institute of Technology. Her work has been exhibited both within the United States and internationally. Powell has taught photography at the college level for over ten years, including full-time at Colorado College and Iowa State University. She has also been an instructor, leading alternative process photography workshops at Penland School of Crafts, and other educational institutions. 

ACCEPTANCE | AWARDS
Up to 35 Images will be selected by the juror for exhibition at Praxis Gallery. One Curator’s Choice and three Honorable Mentions will be awarded and featured in the exhibition, the printed show catalog, and the online exhibit gallery. Curator’s Choice will receive free entry into three juried calls for entry of their choice and a complimentary exhibit book.

ENTRY FEE | $35.00

$35.00 for submission set of 5 images. $5.00 for each additional image. Praxis Members receive 10 images for the price of 5 images.  Payment is accepted by Credit / Debit Card through our secure online submission site. The entry fee for submissions is non-refundable. Receive Praxis Member Benefits. Learn more here: https://www.praxisphotocenter.org/memberships

ELIGIBILITY

International, all accepted.

COPYRIGHT & USAGE RIGHTS

Artist retains all copyrights to their own images. The artist's name and photo title will be included wherever the photographs are displayed. Artists whose photographs are accepted for exhibition grant Praxis Gallery the nonexclusive right to use, print, and reproduce submitted digital files for the purpose of the exhibition, promoting the artist, promoting related programs and subsequent display on Praxis Gallery's website, social media and online exhibition archives.

Prizes Details: 

Up to 35 Images will be selected by the juror for exhibition at Praxis Gallery. One Curator’s Choice and three Honorable Mentions will be awarded and featured in the exhibition, the printed show catalog, and the online exhibit gallery. Curator’s Choice will receive free entry into three juried calls for entry of their choice and a complimentary exhibit book.

Deadline: 
15/December/2021
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Rolling Online Publication

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Pigeon Review is looking for art from artists of all levels. From a cluttered room or a cup of coffee to an inquisitive face, we like art that tells a story. Pigeon Review is currently accepting work in the genres of portrait/figure, landscape/plein air, still life, and narrative realism. Mediums that we accept are traditional and digital paintings, illustrations, photography, and sculpture. 

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Accepted work will be published on PigeonReview.com.
Deadline: 
30/July/2021

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HELEN OF SPARTA eResidency

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Intensive 4-day virtual residency + workshop + public presentation for visual, multimedia and interdisciplinary artists, jewelry and fashion designers or writers who work with textile art, story telling, mythology, performance.

 

Participation fee: 350,00 € paid by each participant

 

The eResidency:

The Helen of Sparta eResidency aims at inspiring eight artists/writers/performers to develop their own updated version of the ancient Greek myth. The intensive four-day program addresses issues, such as misogyny, abuse, manipulation, fake news, armed conflict. 

The eResidency program Helen of Sparta ambitions to introduce artists into the tradition of Greek art and culture, with a strong focus on narrative, Greek mythology, jewelry art, textile art, dress culture, women's history, performance and design.

The eResidents' work will be presented in a special online event and in a special section of SM*CK Magazine for Independent Artists (March 2021 #Munich issue).

 

The story behind the concept:

Helen, the mythical queen of Sparta, falls in love with the enemy and causes a merciless war.

The idea of the eResidency program reflects the tradition of 18th and 19th century travelers in Greece whose impressions greatly influenced artists and intellectuals back home. 

A famous example, the archaeologist and founder of the discipline of art history, Johann Joachim Winckelmann, never visited Greece, but developed his approach based on travelers' accounts. German poets Goethe and Hölderlin found inspiration in Greek antiquity, although they had never visited the country. The rediscovery of "Greek aesthetics" in art, architecture and fashion, and the revival of democracy in the age of Enlightenment was more a product of imagination than of physical presence.

 

Schedule and options:

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the intensive eResidency takes place exclusively online; it consists of teleconference meetings, customized exercises and individual advice. The tightly scheduled program consists of lectures, slideshows and videos, visual notes, group meetings and personal coaching.

eResidents have the option to participate in the online show and/or the gallery show organized and curated by ZLR Betriebsimperium during SCHMUCK/Munich Jewelry Week_March 2021.

eResidents of the Helen also have the option to attend a physical Artist-In-Residence in Greece (Athens or Arcadia/Peloponnes) in Summer/Fall 2021 or Winter 2021/22.

 

eResidency goals and promotion:

Developing a narrative and a story board, a performance concept and a choreography or an action script for an easy-to-do-it-yourself video is the feasible outcome of the workshop. Participants develop the concept, write the script, shoot and cut their video, even without prior knowledge or experience.

• Participants’ videos will be published online and shared via the social media.

• Text and images will be published in SMCK Magazine (www.smck.org).

•A live streaming presentation of participants' work will also be scheduled instead of the usual (physical) exhibition opening.

The eResidency includes the option for participants to show their work during SCHMUCK/ Munich Jewelry Week_March 2021 and via online presentation and gallery exhibition.

 

Program details: 

• Workshop & coaching (21 hours)

• From Greek mythology to narrative: 4 hours

• From Greek crafts (textile, jewelry, ceramics) to contemporary design: 2 hours

• Objects as performance inspiration: 1 hour

• Performance: 8 hours

• Video scenario: 3 hours

• Basic video techniques: 2 hours 

• Individual coaching: 2 x 30 minutes/artist

• Homework required: 3 hours/day

 

= total: 21 hours

Each session is one hour maximum with intermissions in between.

 

References:

• Helen's Dress online flipbook ( http://www.favelab.net/flipbooks/HelensDress_2020/mobile/index.html )

• Article on KLIMT02 ( https://klimt02.net/forum/articles/helens-dress-e-residency-mythology-embroidery-performance-gender-zlr-betriebsimperium )

• Helen's Dress participants' videos ( https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLteNVBNQW0WTp9rxu_FobwvVtchhHrBOo )

 

Requirements:  A good internet connection + zoom application (teleconference, live streaming) is necessary.

 

Support:  We give letters of support to selected artists who wish to apply for funding. We do not provide funding.

 

Duration and dates:  4 days. The eResidency starts on Thursday morning and ends on Sunday afternoon.

 

Number of participants:  Minimum 4 to maximum 8 artists.

 

eResidency Dates + application deadlines:

26 to 29 November 2020 -- Application deadline: 15 November 2020

3 to 6 December 2020 -- Application deadline: 22 November 2020

10 to 13 December 2020 -- Application deadline: 29 November 2020

7 to 10 January 2021 -- Application deadline: 22 December 2020

21 to 24 January 2021 -- Application deadline: 10 January 2021

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Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award

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The Rebecca Vassie Trust  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 public exposure. In addition, up to twelve longlisted applicants join the trust’s Development Network, which offers smaller grants towards educational projects and professional development throughout the year.

Judges for the award include Caroline Hunter (picture editor, Guardian Weekend magazine), Phil Coomes (picture editor, BBC News Online) and Jennifer Thatcher (critic, curator and lecturer).

The award was created in memory of Rebecca Vassie, a British photographer and photojournalist who died suddenly, aged 30, while on assignment in Uganda in March 2015.

Applicants for the award, who must be either from or based in the UK, are asked to submit a proposal setting out a compelling vision for a narrative photography project with a social or political context.

 

Deadline: 
27/March/2020

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