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Deadline December 2nd: Aperture Portfolio Prize 2015

Aperture Foundation
Call for Entries: Aperture Portfolio Prize 2015
Deadline: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at noon EST

“The purpose of the Aperture Portfolio Prize is to identify trends in contemporary photography and highlight artists whose work deserves greater recognition. When choosing the first-prize winner and runners-up, Aperture’s editorial and curatorial staff look for innovative bodies of work that haven’t been widely seen in major publications or exhibition venues.

Portfolio Prize – Guidelines
First prize is $3,000 and an exhibition at Aperture Gallery. The first-prize winner and up to five runners-up will be featured on Aperture’s website, accompanied by a brief statement written by Aperture staff. All winners are announced in the foundation’s e-newsletter, which reaches fifty thousand subscribers across the globe, including curators, critics, and members of the photography community. Winners will also have the opportunity to participate in the Aperture Foundation limited-edition print program.

How to Enter

  1. Become an Aperture Member to enter the 2015 Portfolio Prize!
    For more information on membership benefits, visit aperture.org/join.
  2. Get your passcode.
    Upon online purchase of an Aperture membership, you will receive an e-receipt containing a unique invitational call passcode to enter the 2015 Aperture Portfolio Prize. If your annual membership is current through December 3, 2014, there is no additional fee to enter the prize. Please check your inbox for an e-mail containing an invitational call passcode.
  3. Enter via callforentry.org until Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 12 noon EST.
    You will be prompted for free registration with CaFÉ. Once you are registered, click “Apply to Calls” and enter your invitational call passcode to enter the Aperture Portfolio Prize. You will be asked to provide the following:

    • 15 images with title/caption information (see FAQ for guidelines on how to submit fewer images)
    • Statement of up to 250 words about your work
    • Résumé/CV

If you would like to submit more than one portfolio, contact apertureprize@aperture.org.

Competition Criteria
When examining competition entries, Aperture’s editors and curatorial staff will consider the following criteria:

  • Is the work new, i.e., created in the last five years?
  • Is a theme or topic carried throughout the portfolio in a consistent manner?
  • Do the individual images have strong composition and strong use of color or tone?
  • What technical and presentation choices has the photographer made, and are they appropriate for the work? For example, is there a clear reason for using sepia-toned black-and-white versus a digitally enhanced palette?
  • Does the body of work take an innovative or unique approach to the subject matter?”

For the full prospectus and to see previous winners visit: www.aperture.org/portfolio-prize.

October 7th, NYC: Desert Days and Nights: A Conversation with Kate Breakey

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© 2014 Kate Breakey

Penumbra Foundation
Desert Days and Nights: A Conversation with Kate Breakey
Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 7:30-9:00 pm

“Please join Tucson-based photographer Kate Breakey and Harper’s Magazine Art Director Stacey D. Clarkson for an evening of lively conversation about Breakey’s expansive, poetic bodies of work about light, place, and the marvelous complexities of the desert. Topics on the agenda for discussion are perseverance, triumph, rattlesnakes, jackrabbits, javelinas, clouds and coyotes in the moonlight.

rsvp@penumbrafoundation.org to reserve your seat.”

Penumbra Foundation
36 E 30th Street
New York, New York 10016 [map]

October 18th, NYC: Photography Expanded, 2nd Annual Symposium

Magnum Foundation
Photography Expanded, 2nd Annual Symposium
Saturday, October 18, 2014, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Free and open to the public, register here.

Photography, Expanded is an initiative that inspires documentary photographers to expand their storytelling beyond the image, and catalyzes collaboration across disciplines.”

In this full day event, we’ll dive into the new and innovative ideas emerging in digital media and journalism on social justice issues. Presentations, panel discussions, and a design challenge will feature leading media makers, designers, and communications strategists such as Elaine McMillion Sheldon (Hollow), Gabriel Dance (The Marshall Project), and Ivan Sigal (Global Voices), as well as representatives from global media companies and design agencies including Instagram and Purpose. Gain new critical insights and connect with potential collaborators to respond to the changing demands of the field.”

The New School
University Center
65 Fifth Avenue
New YorkNew York  [map]

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 July 7, 2014: En Foco: New Works Photography Fellowship Awards #18

En Foco
Call for Entries: New Works Photography Fellowship Awards #18

Deadline: Monday, July 7, 2014

“En Foco, Inc. invites U.S. based photographers of Latino, African and Asian heritage, and Native Peoples of the Americas and Pacific, to submit work to the New Works Photography Fellowship Awards #18. The program encourages artists to create or continue an in-depth photographic series, in any photo-based fine art or documentary style/genre.

Our aim is to identify and promote talented emerging and mid-career artists, creating a cross-cultural dialogue and providing artists with exposure and growth opportunities. There is no fee to apply.

Juror
Danielle Jackson, Bronx Documentary Center

Requirements

  • Your work should address issues that are relevant to your personal experience. Photographic imagery should contain a cultural consciousness that is grounded in identity and the search for a personal statement. This is completely open to your interpretation. Visit www.enfoco.org to view works by prior winners.
  • You may propose a new project idea, or propose to continue an existing body of work. Decisions will be based upon quality of images submitted.
  • If selected, your new work must consist of 15-20 exhibition-quality images. En Foco’s staff will curate the group exhibition in 2015, at which time the honorarium is paid.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to become En Foco members. Basic membership includes a subscription to Nueva Luz photographic journal, a 1/2 hour in-house Portfolio Review, free admission at photo museums, discounts to En Foco workshops, and invitations to all En Foco events. Additional membership levels include more extensive benefits and substantial discounts.

Submission Requirements

  • Register at CallforEntry.org, and follow the directions for sizing and uploading your images.
  • A written project proposal/description (no more than 500 words). Describe specific aspects of your work such as subject matter, context, content, location, and personal relevance.
  • A one-page biography and/or resume.
  • A statement about your work as an artist.
  • Fifteen tightly edited images from the same series. CaFÉ image preparation tips can be found at: https://www.callforentry.org/image_prep.phtml
  • For more submission tips, go to: www.enfoco.org/index.php/programs/submissions/ (scroll down for New Works FAQs).

 

May 31st, NYC: Artist Talk & Opening Reception: Ruben Natal-San Miguel “NYC: Concrete Jungle”

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© 2014 Ruben Natal-San Miguel

En Foco
Artist Talk & Opening Reception by Ruben Natal-San Miguel,
NYC: Concrete Jungle
Saturday, May 31, 2014, 2:00-3:00
Reception: 3:00-4:00

Ruben Natal–San Miguel work has been widely exhibited and published. His work is mostly focused on the ongoing gentrification throughout the five boroughs of New York City and the documentation of the eminent loss of street life and traditions that were part of the various city neighborhoods.”

The exhibition will be on view until June 20, 2014.

Washington Heights Branch/NYPL
1000 St. Nicholas Avenue @ 160th Street
New York, NY 10033
tel: 212-923-6054

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.

Save the Date: NY ART BOOK FAIR 2014 Dates Announced & Exhibitor Applications Now Open

NY Art Book Fair 2014
Presented by Printed Matter, Inc
September 26-28, 2014
Opening Thursday, September 25

“Applications are now open for the NY ART BOOK FAIR 2014! For the ninth edition of Printed Matter’s NY ART BOOK FAIR, we will return to MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens, from September 26th through 28th, 2014.

To apply as an exhibitor, please visit nyartbookfair.com and click the application link at the top of the page. Applications will close on June 30th, 2014. We will start to allocate booths as early as June 15, so please don’t delay!”

May 16th, NYC: Artist Talk and Book Signing with Christopher Payne

General Society of Mechanical Tradesmen of New York
Artist Talk by Christopher Payne North Brother Island: The Last Unknown Place in New York City

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 6:30 pm; book signing and reception to follow

NBI_Book_Cover-DUP“Photographer Christopher Payne specializes in the documentation of America’s vanishing architecture and industrial landscape. His recently published book, North Brother Island: The Last Unknown Place in New York City, explores an uninhabited island of ruins in the East River. Mr. Payne’s photographs invoke the former grandeur of the site over dierent seasons, capturing hints of buried streets and infrastructure now reclaimed by nature, while also offering a unique glimpse into a city’s future without people.”

Free and open to the public. To register, please contact the General Society at: 212.840.1840, ext 2 or e-mail: karin.taylor@generalsociety.org

The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York
20 W 44th St
New York, NY 10036  [map]

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.

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