Tag: Flash Forward

June 1st, Boston: Opening Reception, Flashed: New England Photographers Group Show

Magenta Foundation | Flash Forward Festival
Opening Reception: Flashed: New England Photographers Group Show
Friday, June 1, 2012, 6:00-9:00 pm

Open to the public.

“Eunice Hurd of the Robert Klein Gallery and Jason Landry of Panopticon Gallery are excited to announce FLASHED, a group exhibition showcasing ten photographers whose roots are in New England.”

450 Harrison Avenue, Unit #75
Garden Level
Boston, Massachusetts  [map]

Also, with 1 week to go, the Magenta Foundation is getting ready for the Flash Forward Festival at the Fairmont Battery Wharf, June 7-10.  Click here to see all lectures, workshops, exhibitions and gallery tours they have planned for the week.

Deadline December 31st: Magenta Flash Forward 2012

Magenta Foundation
Call for Entries: Flash Forward 2012

Deadline: Saturday, December 31, 2011
Fees: Canada $50 | USA $50 | UK £40

“The Magenta Foundation is pleased to announce Year Eight of Flash Forward.  The competition is an open call to photographers working in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom who are 34 years of age and under.

Jurors

Canada:
-Julien Beaupré Ste-Marie — Photo Editor, enRoute Magazine
-Erin Elder, Manager — Business Development & Partnerships, Digital Media, The Globe & Mail
-J.J. Kegan McFadden — Director/Curator; PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts
-Erin Stump — Erin Stump Projects

UK:
-Diane Smyth — British Journal of Photography, London
-Stefanie Braun — Senior Curator, Photographers’ Gallery
-Francesca Sears — Director of Profile, Panos Pictures

US:
-Holly Stuart Hughes — Editor, Photo District News
-Daniel Cooney — Daniel Cooney Fine Art
-Paul Moakley — Deputy Photo Editor, TIME

Invited International Jurors:
-Lisa Botos — 0oi Botos Gallery, Hong Kong
-Sujong Song — Independent Curator and Publisher, Korea

Prizes
COMPETITION PRIZING has INCREASED, and the Bright Spark Award winner will receive $5,000.  As in the past, all 2012 Flash Forward Winners and Honourable Mentions will have their work published in the catalogue that chronicles the annual juried competition.  The 2012 Flash Forward Group Exhibition Opening will take place as part of the Flash Forward Festival’s program of nightly events.

Submission Guidelines
Submissions are easy, but please read all guidelines before submitting. Here’s what you will need to submit:

  1. Up to 10 digital images of your work (if you would prefer to submit fewer, that’s fine too):
    • Resolution: low (72 dpi)
    • Format: .jpg, .gif or .png only. Please be aware that your files will be viewed by the jurors on the web, and if you submit files in .tif, .psd or other non-web-viewable formats, they will not be visible and you will be disqualified.
    • Size: 700 pixels on the longest side, and a file size NO larger than 500 kb.
    • The caption/title, medium and dimensions for each image you intend to submit, including English translations if the captions are not in English. These do not need to be directly attached to the image file in any way — the image upload form provides fields for filling this information in.
    • Please choose the images that you submit from a concise body of work which you feel best represents the style you work within.
  2. An artist’s statement regarding your work.
  3. A brief one-paragraph bio suitable for use in a book or exhibition catalogue.
  4. A complete CV (curriculum vitae) focussing on your artistic career.
  5. Your complete contact information, including address, phone number, e-mail, web address if any, etc.”

Click here to submit.

Panel Discussion from Flash Forward Boston: The Future of Photobooks

On Saturday, June 4th at the Flash Forward Festival in Boston Andy Adams, Miki Johnson, Shane Lavalette, Michael Itkoff, Bruno Ceschel, and Alan Rapp participated in a panel discussion on The Future of Photobooks, moderated by Stephen Mayes, Managing Director, VII Photo.  “The discussion explored the state of photobook production, consumption and distribution in the Internet Era.”

If you were not able to attend the festival, you can see a video of the discussion here or on Andy Adams’ website.  Scroll down on the page on his website so you don’t miss the extensive list of online photobook resources Andy has up there as well (thanks, Andy!).

The Future of Photobooks: Flash Forward Festival Discussion from FlakPhoto.com on Vimeo.

June 2nd-5th: Flash Forward Festival in Boston Preparation

Flash Forward Festival Boston is at the end of next week and they are getting ready.  You can see their progress and how they are transforming Fairmont Battery Wharf here.

June 2-5, 2011
The Festival is free and open to public.

To learn more about the Festival visit the Flash Forward website or read an older post here.

June 2nd-5th, Boston: Flash Forward Festival

The Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Festival Boston
Emerging photographers from Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Four free days of Art Shows, Exhibitions & Lectures

June 2-5, 2011
Fairmont Battery Wharf
2 Battery Wharf
Boston, Massachusetts 02109  [map]

About
“This international four-day annual event is an extension of The Magenta Foundation’s successful annual emerging photographers competition, Flash Forward. The competition, established as a platform to promote emerging artists from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, is one of the most important art incubators in the world.

Visitors will have the chance to connect with important industry personalities, gallerists, content developers and potential patrons, and enjoy public art all while gaining insight into the state of the contemporary photography scene. Whether you are an emerging or established photographer, an arts-based media professional or just a lover of photography, this festival experience is for you.”

Click here for a PDF of the schedule.
Click here for a list and descriptions of lectures.
Click here for a list of the exhibitions.

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