Guide

Charta Dummy Award

Charta Dummy Award

July 9, 2021

Charta Dummy Award is a prize dedicated to the best photobook dummy, connected to the homonym festival, Charta: a Photobook Festival, which happens in Rome from July 17-25, 2021.

Helsinki Photo Festival 2021

Helsinki Photo Festival 2021

Helsinki, Finland

This year’s edition of the Helsinki Photo Festival seeks to create a unique art experience in the Finnish capital, on the theme ‘Fearless’. The festival is increasing accessibility during the pandemic by exhibiting in outdoor art centres, museums, warehouses, parks and waterfront areas around Greater Helsinki and by hosting events 24/7.

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2021

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2021

June 8, 2021

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize is an international competition that celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography. This year the exhibition will take place at the new arts hub Cromwell Place, London, from 10 November 2021 – 2 January 2022, while the National Portrait Gallery building in St Martin’s Place is closed…

ROTTERDAM PHOTO 2021

ROTTERDAM PHOTO 2021

The Netherlands

Rotterdam Photo is an annual photo fair with a festival flair. Taking place during ArtRotterdam Week, this event gives art lovers have the opportunity to visit numerous art and design events.

Fotofestiwal

Fotofestiwal

Łódź, Poland

Riga Photomonth 2021

Riga Photomonth 2021

Online / outdoor spaces in Riga, Latvia

This year the festival will start on May 24 and run until July 4. Due to the epidemiological constraints that make it difficult to plan the festival, the events will mainly take place outdoors and on the Internet. The festival will occupy streets, shop windows, billboards and other places in the public space, as well…

From Here to Eternity: Sunil Gupta. A Retrospective

From Here to Eternity: Sunil Gupta. A Retrospective

The Photographers’ Gallery, London

The Photographers' Gallery in London will be reopening ‘From Here to Eternity: Sunil Gupta. A Retrospective’, this May. This is the first comprehensive UK-based career survey of Sunil Gupta (b. 1958), and brings together sixteen series from the prolific photographer's oeuvre, including the ‘Exiles’ series, which was shown at the very same location as part…

Riga Photography Biennial – NEXT 2021

Riga Photography Biennial – NEXT 2021

Riga, Latvia

The Riga Photography Biennial – NEXT is an international contemporary art event focusing on the analysis of visual culture and artistic representation. NEXT will take place in Riga from 8 May to 11 August, focusing on young and promising artists from the Baltics, Nordic countries and Europe who are still in the early stages of their…

Justine Tjallinks: Past Present Future

Justine Tjallinks: Past Present Future

Kahmann Gallery

The work of Justine Tjallinks gives expression to the fact that it is ok to be different and that this is something to be embraced and encouraged. She aims to capture the uniqueness of individuals and the diversity of human beauty.  Inspired by the craft of various master painters, from the Golden Age to the Magic Realistic painters…

OFF Bratislava – Family Portait

OFF Bratislava – Family Portait

May 31, 2021

Family – its definition, its function in modern society, and its historical value – is an issue worthy of analysis in the field of art, particularly photography and new media. Family in a literal or a transferred sense, an ideal or a profaned concept: all of this falls into OFF Bratislava’s range of interests. Family…

Rabo Photographic Portrait Prize 2021

Rabo Photographic Portrait Prize 2021

May 24, 2021

The Rabo Photographic Portrait Prize is awarded annually to the author of the best photo portrait of the past year. The prize is awarded by the Dutch National Portrait Gallery in collaboration with Rabobank, to draw attention to the broad tradition of Dutch portraiture in photography. Previous winners of the portrait prize are Koos Breukel, Stephan Vanfleteren,…

PHOTO IS:RAEL: Meeting point

PHOTO IS:RAEL: Meeting point

May 17, 2021

PHOTO IS:RAEL invites artists to submit proposals for the central exhibition of the 9th International Photography Festival in Tel Aviv, November 2021. A jury of leading experts spanning a wide range of artistic genres will review the open call submissions and select the exhibiting artists.

PHotoESPAÑA 2021

PHotoESPAÑA 2021

May 10, 2021

Since 1998, PHotoESPAÑA awards the best publications of the year, both in Spain and internationally. This year, the open call will receive submissions until May 10, 2021, in four following categories.

Art in Action – Climate and Social Responsibility

Art in Action – Climate and Social Responsibility

May 7, 2021

Art in Action – Climate and Social Responsibility comprises a series of workshops that will explore the importance of artistic practices as a potential force in a cultural reconstruction that needs to be based on real and radical change, socio-environmental responsibility ,and participatory practices with the ability to cement the concepts of community, network, and…

ISSP RIGA Residency

ISSP RIGA Residency

April 25, 2021

The ISSP Riga Residency provides an opportunity for concentrated work on a personal project informed by interaction with Riga and its residents or much-needed time to rethink and complete an ongoing work. It is open to photographers, artists, and curators working with photography. Due to the current pandemic-related travel restrictions, the 2021 residency programme will…

FRESH EYES 2021

FRESH EYES 2021

April 2, 2021

The third edition of FRESH EYES celebrates the best photography talent in Europe. It is a guide book presenting the 100 greatest emerging photographers the continent has to offer. Powered by GUP Magazine, FRESH EYES brings talent to the attention of galleries, museums, commercial and photography agencies, media companies and institutions that work with imagery.

#ReunionCalling: PhEST2021

#ReunionCalling: PhEST2021

March 31, 2021

#ReunionCalling: PhEST2021 social call telling stories of future reunions in times of Covid19. PhEST – International festival of photography and arts in Monopoli, has decided to try and virtually reunite ourselves, in order to keep us together. With a social photo call collecting images where, through digital post-production or via a traditional collage, we try…

Palm* Photo Prize 2021

Palm* Photo Prize 2021

March 30, 2021

Palm* Photo Prize is an annual submission-based exhibition for a new generation of photographers. Its aim is to support, elevate and showcase the best of the new wave of image-makers across the world with images in a multitude of styles and disciplines.  100 entries will be selected by Palm* and resulting Palm* Photo Prize exhibition…

The Unexpected – The Magnum Square Print Sale

The Unexpected – The Magnum Square Print Sale

Online

From Monday March 22 through Sunday March 28 Magnum Photos will present The Unexpected. Celebrating the unpredictability of life, the curation of this Magnum's Square Print Sale explores the happy accidents and unusual turns of events that lead to memorable images.

Format Festival 2021

Format Festival 2021

Derby, UK and online

FORMAT is the UK’s leading international contemporary festival of photography and related media. It organises a year round programme of international commissions, open calls, residencies, conferences and collaborations in the UK and internationally and welcomes over 100,000 visitors from all over the world to its biennale. In 2021, the theme of the festival is CONTROL.…