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Deadline April 6th: Aperture Summer Open Curated by Charlotte Cotton

Aperture Foundation
Call for Entries: Summer Open
Deadline: Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at 12:00 noon EST

“The Aperture Summer Open is an annual open-submission exhibition at Aperture Foundation’s gallery in New York, featuring a wide variety of work drawn from all kinds of photographers. Selected annually by a prominent curator or editor, the exhibition seeks to reveal and report on critical themes and trends driving international contemporary photographic practice. The exhibition opens the doors of the Foundation to all photographers, both well- and lesser-known, as it fosters and promotes new ideas and talent.

Juror
The 2016 Summer Open will be curated by Charlotte Cotton, taking its cue from her recent Aperture publication Photography Is Magic.

Entry Requirements
Entrants must be current Aperture Foundation Members through April 8, 2016. To purchase your membership, please visit aperture.org/join. Upon purchase, you will receive a unique, invitational passcode code that will allow you to enter the 2016 Summer Open through www.callforentry.org. The passcode will begin with “SO2016” and will end with three unique numbers.

If you are already an Aperture Foundation Member, you should have received an e-mail on Monday, February 8 containing your passcode that will allow you to enter. If you did not receive this code or are unsure of your current Member status, please contact membership@aperture.org.

What to Submit
All work entered should be contemporary (made within the last five years). If submitting multiple works they do not need to be from a single body of work. You will also need to include:

  • Your name, address, and phone number
  • The name your work should be credited to, if different from above
  • A current resume or 150 word biography
  • Between 1-12 images along with the date the work was created, type of photographic medium or other mediums used in creating the work, size, and caption or title
  • Statement of up to 250 words about the work submitted. This statement should serve as a short description of the format of your work, as well as your aims for your practice and a discussion of the magical properties of photography.

Most photographs selected will be shown unframed, and attached to the walls of the gallery with pins or magnets. If your work requires specific installation instructions or additional required equipment or materials, please be sure to note this in the description of the image.”

Valid Aperture membership through April 8, 2016 is required to enter, there is no additional submission fee.  Join here: http://aperture.org/join.
For the full prospectus visit http://aperture.org/summeropen.

September 9th, NYC: Rosalind Solomon in Conversation with Charlotte Cotton

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Photo from THEM, © Rosalind Fox Solomon.

School of Visual Arts
Rosalind Solomon in Conversation with Charlotte Cotton
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Q & A and book signing to follow. Free and open to the public.

“Photographer Rosalind Solomon presents a dramatic interpretation of the work in her her latest book, THEM (Mack, 2014), accompanied by cellist Sam Im, and discusses her new work, which documents life in Israel and the West Bank in 2010 – 2011, with curator and writer Charlotte Cotton. Followed by a book signing and presented by BFA Photography.”

SVA Theatre
333 W 23rd Street
New York, New York  [map]

Deadline Extended May 27th: 2014 CCNY Annual Juried Photography Competition

Camera Club of New York
Call for Entries: 2014 CCNY Annual Juried Photography Competition
Deadline: Monday, May 19, 2014 at 11:59 pm EDT
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 11:59 pm EDT

“The Camera Club of New York (CCNY) is pleased to announce an open call for applications for its Annual Juried Photography Competition. Photographers and photo-based artists working in any genre are eligible to apply. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cohesive body of work.

Selected applicants will be featured in an exhibition at Photoville sponsored by CCNY and on our website. The first place selection will receive a $500.00 cash award.

Juror
Charlotte Cotton is a writer and curator. She has held positions including a curator of photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, head of programming at The Photographers’ Gallery, London. She has also been head of the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photographs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. She is the author of The Photograph as Contemporary Art, and founder of Words Without Pictures and eitherand.org.

Eligibility
The competition is open to all U.S. residents 18 years or older who are CCNY members. CCNY staff, Board members, workspace fellows, artists-in-residence, and their families are not eligible. Only photographs or photo-based work will be considered.

There is no fee to apply, but all applicants must be active members of the CCNY. A one-year Participating Membership is $48, which covers the 6-10 images that each applicant could upload in this competition.

Submission Guidelines
Submissions will only be accepted through CallforEntry.org:

  1. Work Sample: Each applicant may submit between six to ten (6-10) images for consideration. Additional images will not be considered.
  2. Entry Form: Complete the competition entry form on our online system. This shouldn’t take too long, but you would need to create a free log-in account on CAFÈ first.
  3. Artist statement and resume (optional): Applicants are strongly encouraged to provide an Artist Statement (200 words or less) and a one-page resume. Artist statements should address the work submitted.”

View the full prospectus and apply here.

Deadline May 19th: 2014 CCNY Annual Juried Photography Competition

Camera Club of New York
Call for Entries: 2014 CCNY Annual Juried Photography Competition
Deadline: Monday, May 19, 2014 at 11:59 pm EDT

The Camera Club of New York (CCNY) is pleased to announce an open call for applications for its Annual Juried Photography Competition. Photographers and photo-based artists working in any genre are eligible to apply. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cohesive body of work.

Selected applicants will be featured in an exhibition at Photoville sponsored by CCNY and on our website. The first place selection will receive a $500.00 cash award.

Juror
Charlotte Cotton is a writer and curator. She has held positions including a curator of photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, head of programming at The Photographers’ Gallery, London. She has also been head of the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photographs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. She is the author of The Photograph as Contemporary Art, and founder of Words Without Pictures and eitherand.org.

Eligibility
The competition is open to all U.S. residents 18 years or older who are CCNY members. CCNY staff, Board members, workspace fellows, artists-in-residence, and their families are not eligible. Only photographs or photo-based work will be considered.

There is no fee to apply, but all applicants must be active members of the CCNY. A one-year Participating Membership is $48, which covers the 6-10 images that each applicant could upload in this competition.

Submission Guidelines
Submissions will only be accepted through CallforEntry.org:

  1. Work Sample: Each applicant may submit between six to ten (6-10) images for consideration. Additional images will not be considered.
  2. Entry Form: Complete the competition entry form on our online system. This shouldn’t take too long, but you would need to create a free log-in account on CAFÈ first.
  3. Artist statement and resume (optional): Applicants are strongly encouraged to provide an Artist Statement (200 words or less) and a one-page resume. Artist statements should address the work submitted.”

View the full prospectus and apply here.

Deadline June 9th: The Cord Prize

Call for Entries: The Cord Prize
Deadline: Sunday, June 9, 2013

Fee: $30 for up to 16 images

“The Cord Prize is an international contemporary art award established to support and acknowledge the practice of early and mid-career visual artists. The award comprises an individual first prize of $10,000, second prize of $1,000 and third prize of $500. Additionally, twenty-two artists will be selected for online exhibition and a piece of writing will be commissioned from the award jurors.

Photography has become a universally accepted, unchallenged, medium of contemporary art. Concomitantly, photography’s capacity to influence our everyday lives has become exponentially important with the ubiquity of visual social media and the opening up of the possibilities for us to communicate and disseminate our photographic images independently of institutional support.

Jurors
Diana Edkins has been a visionary in the fine art photography world since 1969. Over the course of her eclectic career as a curator, editor, author, and advisor, she has published over 28 books. From 2002 until 2009 she held the position of Director of Exhibitions and Limited-Edition Photographs at Aperture where she produced, organized and curated over forty exhibitions.

Charlotte Cotton is one of the mostly highly respected and well-known writers and curators of photography today. She has held positions including curator of photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, head of programming at The Photographers’ Gallery, London and head of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Submission Guidelines
The inaugural Cord Prize invites early and mid-career artists who are working within the field of photography to apply.

  • 16 images from a body of work. Images should be:
    •  In JPEG format
    • Up to 1500 pixels on the longest side
    • 1mb maximum file size per image
  • All photographic media and processes are eligible
  • Statement explaining the ideas behind your work. The statement should not exceed 400 words.
  • Resume
  • $30 submission fee
  • Register online at cordprize.com/register1.”

Visit cordprize.com for the full prospectus, details about the jurors, and FAQs. 

October 2nd, San Francisco: Lecture by Charlotte Cotton

Pier 24 | California College of the Arts | SFMOMA
Lecture by Charlotte Cotton
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Free and open to the public. Seating is first, come first served.

“British writer and curator Charlotte Cotton has served as the Creative Director of London’s Media Space, Curator and Head of the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photography at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Curator of Photography at the Victoria & Albert Museum and Head of Programming at The Photographers’ Gallery, London.

She has authored a number of books including The Photograph as Contemporary Art, Then Things Went Quiet, Guy Bourdin and Imperfect Beauty.

California College of the Arts, San Francisco Campus
Timken Lecture Hall
1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco, California 94107

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