I Used to Think...Then I thought




Open Call

I Used to Think…
…Then I Thought

Following on from our successful ‘Pause for Thought’ Exhibition back in May, Original Magazine are collaborating with the Open Eye Gallery based in Liverpool, for our latest exhibition: ‘I Used to Think…Then I Thought’.

From the powerful reactions from our ‘Pause for Thought’ open evening and throughout the week of the exhibition; we want to continue the talks that surround mental health and wellbeing.

Mental health and wellbeing, impacts us all in many different ways and for this reason, we want to continue sharing works that encourages everyone to have honest and open discussions in a safe and creative space. When talking with the team at the Open Eye Gallery, they shared the same vision and passion. This is how our collaboration came to be.

This opportunity is open to photographers of all levels; students, emerging photographers, and professionals…WE WANT TO SEE YOUR WORK :)

For the selected photographers, your work will be displayed at the Open Eye Gallery on their digital screens in the entrance to the gallery from the 15th - 29th September 2022.

**When submitting to this open call, your work must encompass mental health and wellbeing.**

Prize Summary: 
Exhibition at Open Eye Gallery, feature on Original Magazine and socials
Prizes Details: 

Selected photographers will be exhibited at the digital screens outside the entrance of the Open Eye Gallery for two weeks along with features on the Original Magazine website and socials. 

United Kingdom
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ArtConnect x Modulor Open Call | Material Hybdrids





Show us projects that combine different materials in unique and interesting ways. Win prizes from Modulor to choose from their huge selection of professional art supplies and get featured in ArtConnect’s Magazine as well as Modulor’s own magazine for creatives.

How do materials inspire you and enter into your artistic process? What combinations of materials excite you? Show us projects that you think combine materials in fascinating ways.

This open call is created especially with the new school year in mind and is open to students registered at art schools in Europe. Projects may be either digital or analog as long as they incorporate and highlight at least two materials in combination or juxtaposition.

We want to make it possible for you to take some risks and experiment with new materials and that’s why we developed this open call together with Modulor.


*Currently enrolled as a student in a fine art program in Europe
*An up-to-date ArtConnect artist profile
*Publish the work as a Project on ArtConnect with max. 10 images or one audiovisual sample (max duration 5 min.)
*Describe how this project is related to the theme of material hybrids.

Prize Summary: 
250 euros total in art supplies
Prizes Details: 


1 x First prize winner will receive:

1 x 150 euro voucher redeemable at Modulor’s online store

2 x Runners-up will receive:

1 x 50 euro voucher redeemable at Modulor’s online store

All three projects will be:

Featured in ArtConnect Magazine

Featured in Modulor’s Online Magazine

Have their work shared on both Modulor and ArtConnect’s social media to an audience of art lovers, professionals, and collectors


Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
Free to Submit
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