It’s now online the open call for the ninth edition of the prize Francesco Fabbri per le Arti Contemporanee, divided in two sections: Emerging Art and Contemporary Photography. The first section is devoted to under 35 artists, working with all kind of media: from painting to installations, from photography to video art, from sound art […]


Circulation(s) | Call for applications

Applications to participate to the 2021 edition of Circulation(s) festival are now open! The festival will take place from March 6th to May 2nd, 2021 at the Centquatre-Paris. The call for applications is open to all European photographers or photographers living in Europe, without any age limit. Application fee is 25€. The deadline to apply […]


Internet Yami-Ichi – Open Call

Join the third edition of Internet Yami-Ichi in Linz on Saturday, September 12th from 12.00 to 19.00 at Kunstuniversität Linz, in the frame of Ars Electronica Festival 2020. Participants: Anyone with brilliant ideas in materializing Internet goods and services can take part in this market.  Your participation, as individual or as a group, is free! […]


Opera Viva Barriera di Milano, The Billboard | OPEN CALL

Opera Viva Barriera di Milano, The Billboard is a call for visual artists launched by Flashback. This urban art project that wants to add meaning to the concept of public art thanks to the use of the pre-existent in conceiving the artwork, in the specific case a 6x3m municipality space for public billposting in Piazza […]



Athens Photo Festival 2020 is accepting submissions from international emerging artists for its exhibition program. The selected works will be exhibited at the Benaki Museum / Pireos 138. The exhibition program will be comprised of a wide variety of works from all the image-based genres, ranging from fine art and conceptual to documentary and photojournalism, […]



The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum announces the visiting scholars programme, a project that promotes the study of a subject and/or one or more objects in the Founder’s Collection or in the Modern Collection for the academic year of 2020-2021. Applicants must have a background compatible with their submission, which should be clearly stated on their application, […]


Workshop for the Editing of Catalogues Raisonnés and Publications of Art

Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea organizes a workshop for the editing of catalogues raisonnés and publications of art, dedicated to the memory of Germano Celant (1940-2020). Jointly run by CRRI – Castello di Rivoli Research Institute and the Museum Education Department, the workshop is led by Andrea Viliani, Head and Curator at CRRI and […]



The Institution Bologna Musei | MAMbo, in order to promote contemporary art and its most relevant expressions in these difficult times, offers a tangible support to local artists, making its space available to the local creative community. The open call Nuovo Forno del Pane will select 12 artists who will use the space of MAMbo’s Sala Ciminiere to start or realize artistic projects in an […]

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FUTURES | European Photography Platform

CAMERA – Centro Italiano per la Fotografia introduces five emerging artists who have been selected for FUTURES (EPP – European Photography Platform), a platform focused on amplifying emerging talents in photography in Europe, co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. Camilla Ferrari (Milan, 1992), Camillo Pasquarelli (Rome, 1988), Giovanna Petrocchi (Rome, 1988), Marco Schiavone (Turin, 1990) e Marina Caneve (Belluno, 1988) are the five talents joining FUTURES programme in 2020, which includes […]


Prix Photoforum

The Prix Photoforum launches its 2020 edition. No limits on nationality, age or career stage and no imposed themes. Each year it presents a great diversity of works, testifying to the richness of the contemporary photographic scene and the diversity of uses of the image. Professionally active photographers and artists are invited to apply for […]


Aesthetica Art Prize 2020

Since its establishment 10 years ago, the Art Prize has provided a platform for artists across the globe to showcase their work through publication, exhibition, prize money and wider exposure. The jury comprises influential art world figures, including curators, academics, gallerists, editors and practitioners whose expertise span across a range of media. Deadline August 31st […]


OPEN CALL – Torino Social Impact Art Award

The Torino Social Impact Art Award is a project supported by Torino Social Impact , created and coordinated by Artissima, resulting from the desire to create a dialogue between art and social innovation, with the aim of initiating actions that can have an impact on the present, in the contemporary society. The award is aimed at young people with […]



BMW Art & Culture announces the launch of its 10th call for applications for the BMW Residency for artists who will put the emphasis on photographic innovation and knowledge-transfer. The winner will have three months of residency, from September to December 2020, at Gobelins, L’École de L’Image in Paris, under the artistic direction of François Cheval and the […]



Panorami contemporanei e luoghi in trasformazione Artist residence for photographers in Italy, II edition Milan, Padua, Parma Open call for 6 artists under 35 The project Panorami contemporanei e luoghi in trasformazione aims to investigate through art and photography, the changes that affect our way of living in the city, identifying critical issues and potentials, recording challenges, anticipating changes in the future.  In particular, during […]


Santarcangelo Festival | Call for Artistic Direction

Santarcangelo dei Teatri inaugurates a new open call for the Santarcangelo Festival’s Artistic Direction. Activities: curatorship of programming; curatorship of annual planning, relations with companies, artists and artists invited to the Festival; definition and coordination of communication strategies; promotion of the image of the Festival towards the public, the artistic and cultural community, the press; management of international, […]



ITSLIQUID GROUP, in collaboration with Venice Events and Ca’ Zanardi, is selecting all interesting photo, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art works to include in the next exhibition THE BODY LANGUAGE – ITSLIQUID International Art Exhibition 2020. The exhibition will be held in Venice during the period of Venice Carnival 2020, at the art […]



Giovane Fotografia Italiana inaugurates a new open call for international artists under 35 living in Italy. The project includes the participation to a group show on the occasion of Festival Fotografia Europea that is going to be held in Reggio Emilia from 17th April to 24th May 2020. The exhibition will be focusing on RECONSTRUCTION under the curatorship of  Ilaria Campioli […]


MAF in Milan promotes the Call for Curators for the upcoming edition of Laboratorio di Curatela Artistica. The selection is free and open to recent graduates, within two years from graduation, from every field of studies focusing on history of art, the promotion of contemporary art and communication. To submit your applicato please send your resume along with graduation certificates and cover letter to using […]



The Call for Artists promoted by ITSLIQUID International Art Festival for the upcoming edition of Contemporary Venice 2019 has been extended. ITSLIQUID GROUP, in collaboration with Venice Events and Ca’ Zanardi, is selecting all interesting photo, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art works to include in the next exhibition focusing in the theme of identities and on the […]



The open call for the edition 2020/2021 of Rose residency Program, promoted by Istituzione Bologna Musei – MAMbo, is now open for entries. The program is aimed to promote the international mobility and exchange and foster their actual and vital expressions.  The project bound together the “Sandra Natali” Residency for Artist and the venue of Villa delle […]



SEA Foundation – AiR Tilburg invites applicants for its 2020/2021 residency program. The residencies are designed for visual artists, curators and writers whose work and life demands both a rigorous engagement as well as an urgency to propel progress in their practice. The SEA Foundation’s individual shaped residency program is limited to 8 participants per […]



The Museo Nazionale della Montagna– CAI Turin (hereinafter Museomontagna) as part ofthe iAlp project “Interactive Alpine Museums” will organize a multimedia exhibitionwith mountain photography as its theme. The exhibition will be carried out under the scientific and organizational responsibility of the Museum and with the curatorship of Veronica Lisino, curator of the Museum Photo Library, […]


The Artist in Residence | URBAN NATION Berlin

The Artist in Residence scholarships promoted by The URBAN NATION Museum for Urban Contemporary Art, in Berlin, offer artists and creatives from the field of urban and contemporary art the time, space and resources to dedicate themselves to an artistic project based on the foundation’s funding priorities. Those awarded with scholarships will be given the opportunity […]



Carapelli for Art is an international prize for visual arts aimed at supporting and promoting contemporary art. It was launched in 2018 on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the historic oil company Carapelli Firenze. The 2019 Carapelli for Art award is open to all artists of any nationality working in the fieldsof painting, […]


TPG | Data-Set-Match open call

Data/Set/Match is a series of events, workshops and artists’ commissions taking place between 2019-2020 at The Photographers’ Gallery (TPG) which explore the cultural significance of scientific imagedatasets. As part of the commissions, three projects will be selected from an open call judged by TPG. The selected works will be presented on the Gallery Media Wall […]


Frieze LIFEWTR Sculpture Prize

Welcoming applications from across the world, the Frieze LIFEWTR Sculpture Prize is a new, open call for an emerging artist to develop, create and display a work for Frieze Sculpture at Rockefeller Center 2020: a free display of outdoor art, presented with Tishman Speyer, in Rockefeller Center. The Frieze LIFEWTR Sculpture Prize invites proposals for […]


LensCulture Art Photography Award

The LensCulture Art Photography Award, promoted by the photographic magazine LensCulture, aims to recognize and reward the best artists which use photographic processes as expression. This year the selected projects will be exhibited at Galerie Joseph, on November during Paris Photo 2019. Each participant, of all ages and backgrounds, can submit its work, experimenting with different […]



FLACC, an organization and workplace for artists located in Genk, Belgium, promotes an open call for visual artists for the realization of unique artistic projects. The call selects a maximum of 10-12 artists – from Belgium and abroad, young and experienced – to set up a new project during a period of three-month full time or around 90 days, divided in several smaller […]


TOKAS|International Creator Residency Program 2020

Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS), an arts center dedicated to creation and promotion of contemporary artistic expression in Tokyo, promotes the International Creator Residency Program which aims to invite distinguished and highly motivated international creators in the field of visual art, design, architecture, curation and administration for a residency and work opportunities in Tokyo. Are eligible resides outside […]


i-Portunus | Creative programme of European Union

i-Portunus is a short-term pilot project, selected and funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, supporting a call for applications for artists and culture professionals (individuals or groups of up to 5 people) aged 18+, active in the fields of performing arts and visual arts, of all educational qualifications and levels of […]


Paris Photo | Carte Blanche Students

Paris Photo, Picto Foundation, and SNCF Gares & Connexions announce the third edition of the Carte Blanche Students, a platform of the discovery and promotion of emerging talent in photography in Europe. Four students with master or bachelor degree in photography or visual art throughout Europe will be selected to exhibit their works at the Gare du Nord Paris Train […]


The Photographers’ Gallery | Virtual Realities

The Photographers’ Gallery in London, organizes an open call addressed to artists and photographers, for a daily Workshop about Virtual Realities, held on 1 June 2019, from 11am to 6pm. The workshop is realized in collaboration with Khora Contemporary, a leading virtual reality art production company working with artists such as Paul McCarthy, Yu Hong and Tony Oursler. The session will […]


Dummy Book Award | Arles 2019

Since 2015, Les Rencontres d’Arles has offered an award supporting the publication of a dummy book. This prize, with a production budget of €25,000, is open to any new photographer or artist using photography, submitting a previously unpublished dummy book. Special attention is paid to experimental and innovative forms of publishing. All professional photographers and […]


Aperture Summer Open 2019

The Aperture Summer Open is an annual open-submission exhibition at Aperture Foundation’s gallery in New York, featuring a wide variety of work by photographers and lens-based artists from around the world. Selected by a jury of leading editors, curators, and writers, the exhibition seeks to reveal and report on key themes and trends driving contemporary […]


After School – Collective Strategies Open call

The workshops as part of After School – Collective Strategies are designed for early stage practitioners to get together under a supportive network and explore collective ways of working. Three workshops are led by and for a wide range of practitioners, from photographers, artists who work in between photography and other media, to curators, researchers […]


Gasworks | Residency for Italian artists

Fondazione Memmo and Gasworks are working in partnership to offer a fully funded residency at Gasworks, London, for an artist based in Italy, from 6 January – 23 March 2020. Fondazione Memmo was established in 1990 to realise the dream of its founder, Roberto Memmo, whose desire it was to bring the world of art to […]


Parallel Open Call 2019

PARALLEL 2019 open call aims to select 30 new artists and 6 new curators working with photography who will participate in the PARALLEL Platform 3rd Cycle, occurring between September 2019 and November 2020. The selected curators and artists will be taking part in an innovative creative process, from the very beginning to the moment of the exhibition, […]



The call for LIVE WORKS Vol. 7, a platform dedicated to live contemporary practices created in 2013 by Centrale Fies, in collaboration with Viafarini, is now online. The open call LIVE WORKS includes a creative residency period, for nine selected projects. LIVE WORKS sees performance as a work space, and as an instrument and cultural […]



Until 24th March 2019 is possible to apply to the FOAM TALENT 2019 open call, addressed to international photographers from 18 to 35 year old. The selected artists will have the chance to gain international exposure and recognition within the photography industry through publication in Foam Magazine, participation in an international travelling group exhibition and the opportunity for […]



Art Affairs and Documents Foundation, Goethe-Institut Bulgaria and Credo Bonum Gallery are pleased to announce the second edition of CLICK – an international residency programme for emerging curators. The programme provides a 3 to 5-weeks-long residency in the city of Sofia to emerging curators. The residency covers accommodation, a fee and budget for the production […]



The seventh edition of the PHmuseum Photography Grant is now open for submissions. Photographers are invited to enter one, or multiple, series centered around a specific theme, narrative, or concept, and at least 4 images must have been shot after 1 January 2016. All visual approaches are welcomed, from classic narratives to experimental projects. PHmuseum is […]


TPG New Talent 2019

TPG New Talent is an exhibition and mentoring programme that invites applications from emerging UK based photographers and artists of any age. The open call, up to eight participants will be selected to take part in a group exhibition, which will take place at The Photographers’ Gallery between 14 June and 6 October 2019. In addition, each successful applicant will […]


Fotopub | Open Call 2019

International festival of contemporary art and cultures Fotopub is searching for project proposals to be exhibited at the upcoming edition, which be held in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, from 30 July to 3 August 2019. Fotopub Festival exhibits a series of new projects by various artists, presenting emerging practices and new approaches to the general public and […]


BMW Residency | Call for application

Bmw Art & Culture has opened the call for the ninth edition of BMW Residency, a three-month residency offering the possibility to a selected artist to develop a photographic project at the Gobelins School of Visual Arts (FR), between September and December 2019. Since 2011, BMW Art & Culture, with the support of the artistic director François Cheval, […]


VR Arles Festival | Call for application

The application for the fourth edition of the VR Arles Festival, which will be held from July 1 to September 8, 2019 at the Saint-Césaire convent of Arles, is now online. This year the call, dedicated to virtual reality, is divided into three categories: documentary, fiction and art. VR Arles Festival, created jointly by BNP Paribas, […]


CENTER | Excellence in Multimedia Award

Excellence in Multimedia Award regards the best multimedia projects, including videos, sculptures or other alternative methods that expand the traditional methods of viewing photography. The winners will have a dedicated exhibition, a guaranteed participation in Santa Fe Photo Festival Review, a publication on and an invitation to participate in Art Photo Index. The prize is open to […]

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The Grand Prix Images Vevey

Grand Prix Images Vevey is an international award, born in 1995, which supports the creation of photographic projects. From the value of 40000 CHF (approximately 35000 €), the award allows an artist to develop an original project for a year, which will then be presented at the next edition of the Images Vevey Festival, in […]


Banff Centre | Residency Spring 2019

Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) is a program promoted by the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity of Alberta (CA), dedicated to visual artists, who are offered the opportunity to concentrate and deepen their practice in a dedicated and stimulating environment. Participants have at their disposal a study, accessible 24 hours a day, and guaranteed […]


MASS MoCA | Residency Program 2019

MASS MoCA (Museum of Contemporary Art of Massachusetts), through the project Assets for Artists, offers a residency program for artists, from 1 to 8 weeks, in the period from 3 April to 8 October 2019. Artists of all ages, backgrounds, experience and discipline are invited to participate (painting, sculpture, installation, designers, photographers, directors, etc.). Groups […]


Lucy Art Residency 2019

Lucy Art Residency is pleased to announce the opening of the call for the third edition of its residency program, aimed at visual artists working with photography. Lucy Art Residency is open to everyone, regardless of age and background. The program offers an opportunity for an artist residing in Europe to spend two weeks, in June […]


BJP International Photography Award

The British Journal of Photography promotes the BJP International Photography Award, an award dedicated to young contemporary photographers. Through the open call, photographers of all ages and backgrounds are invited to present a body of work, inherent in any subject, which will be selected by an international jury of the sector. The winner will receive […]


EMARE (European Media Artists in Residence Exchange)

EMARE (European Media Artists in Residence Exchange) is the international platform dedicated to exchange and residency projects for media artists in Europe. EMARE offers residencies for artists in the fields of digital media, including internet and computer-based artists, filmmakers and those working with sound, video, etc. Emerging artists, whether single or in groups, of any […]


Generazione Critica | 30 novembre 2018

The sixth edition of Generazione Critica will be held in Modena on November 30, 2018, at the Laboratorio Aperto – Ex Centrale AEM Modena, from 3.00 to 8.00 pm. Generazione Critica #6 reflects on the role of technology and digital in contemporary artistic production, trying to probe and deepen, through the tool of criticism, the most recent scenarios and […]


Les Rencontres d’Arles | Research & Production Fellowship

Les Rencontres d’Arles provides a exhibition research and production fellowship for art curators. The Rencontres d’Arles exhibition research and production fellowship is intended for curators wishing to produce an unprecedented exhibition project with a relationship to images/photography. The research and production fellowship is supported by Jean-François Dubos. The project will be developed in two parts: a […]


Festival dei Popoli / Doc at Work

During the Festival dei Popoli, which takes place in Florence from 3 to 10 November 2018, Doc at Work section presents some meetings with the directors to deepen themes concerning the documentary today, comparing points of view and styles of the authors. > Monday, November 5th – Auditorium Sant’Apollonia 11:00 – Free Entrance DOCXCHANGE: DOCUMENTARY EXHIBITORS COLLECTIVEHow […]


Frame Contemporary Art Finland / Associate Programme Curator

Frame Contemporary Art Finland is looking for an Associate Programme Curator to plan and manage Frame’s new public programme during 2019 in collaboration with Frame’s Head of Programme Jussi Koitela. The new programme framework will be published in January 2019, comprising autumn gathering, public events, peer-to-peer learning sessions and publications.  The Associate Programme Curator’s main […]


DIGITAL VIDEO WALL / Selected projects

The open call for Digital Video Wall has just been closed. Digital Video Wall is a project promoted by Metronom entirely dedicated to digital art, with the aim of spreading the use and experimentation of new technologies in the artistic field. Three works have been selected which will be projected, for a month each, starting from […]


On Wednesday 3 October, at oTTo in Milan, ANTIPODES will be presented, the new issue of the magazine realized by the students of the Specialized Two-Year Program in Communication Design of NABA, Milan. This year the magazine is focused on the North Pole and the South Pole, the two terrestrial antipodes, and it’s curated by Luca […]


Digital Video Wall // Call-for-project

Digital Video Wall is the new call-for-project promoted by Metronom for the selection of three digital projects to be displayed in its exhibition space, for the duration of one month each, starting from October 2018. Wanting to confirm the constant attention of Metronom towards research and experimentation of the latest creative practices, the call offers a […]


Martina della Valle / Workshop / Amsterdam

On the occasion of Unseen 2018, Martina della Valle presents One Flower, one Leaf#5, workshop dedicated to the ikebana practice held together with Satoko Hatayama, in the spaces of Conscious Hotel Westerpark, Amsterdam on tuesday 18th September 2018. The project is promoted by Metronom, with the collaboration of Amsterdam Flower School and Unseen. The workshop includes a first introduction […]


AINT BAD – Call for entry

Aint-Bad Magazine invites contemporary photographers, without limits of age and origin, to present their work to collaborate in the publication of the printed edition of the thirteenth annual number of the magazine. A group of fifteen curators and international editors will select the photographers to publish and to dedicate an interview to the magazine N.13. […]

Open Call – Circulation(s) 2019

The call to participate in the ninth edition of the Circulations(s) festival, dedicated to contemporary photography, is online. The festival will be held at Centquatre-Paris from April to June 2019. The call, with no theme restrictions, is open to all photographers of all ages and nationalities that will be evaluated by a selection jury. About twenty […]


Forever // Now – Format 19 Open call

Format International Photography Festival has opened the call to participate in the edition of FORMAT 19, which will be held in Derby (UK) from 14 March to 14 April 2019. Projects from photographers, artists, collectives and international curators related to the chosen theme are welcomed. The proposals could be developed through all the media and […]


Francesco Fabbri Prize for Contemporary Art / Francesco Fabbri Foundation

The application for the sixth edition of Francesco Fabbri Prize for Contemporary Arts is now online. The Prize is divided into two sections: Emerging Art and Contemporary Photography. The first is dedicated to under 35 authors who can participate with every visual creative form: from painting to installation, from photography to video art, from performance and sound […]


Residency Award / Foundación Casa Wabi

Foundación Casa Wabi, with the support of ArtReview, offers a residency prize for artists in Puerto Escondido, in the Oaxaca region in Mexico, for the month of July 2019. The proposals, that will be examined by a selection jury, shall concern projects regarding the involvement and the benefit of the local community of Puerto Escondido, where the residence will be […]


Aesthetica Art Prize / Aesthetica Magazine

Aesthetica Art Prize is an award promoted by Aesthetica Magazine and offers both emerging and established artists the possibility to showcase their work to a wider audience, and further their engagement with the international art world. There are two awards for entry: the Main Prize, worth £ 5,000 is open to all, and the Emerging Prize, […]


Bauer Update 2018 / Stelline Foundation

Fondazione Stelline, from 12 to 22 July 2018, will host the exhibition Bauer Update 2018, where more than 150 works will be exhibited, collected in 17 projects, by the students of the Bauer Professional Training Center (Afol Metropolitana) who attended photography courses, graphic design, motion and web design, type design, editorial illustration in the year […]


Ikebana Workshop and Martina della Valle Poster Launch

On Saturday 22nd July, from 4 to 5:30 pm, the Zabriskie bookshop in Berlin will host an english-language workshop dedicated to Ikebana, the Japanese art of floral composition, with the collaboration of the teacher Satoko Hatayama. The workshop includes a historical-theoretical introduction of Ikebana art, followed by a practical session dedicated to composition. The aim […]


CAMPO18 / Sandretto Re Rabaudengo Foundation

The eighteenth edition of the CAMPO course for curators, promoted by the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation of Turin, is open to submissions. The course is aimed at undergraduates and graduates in artistic disciplines, from degree courses in Cultural Heritage, History of Art, DAMS and Fine Arts Academies. Candidates coming from other humanistic disciplines are welcome […]



UK Young Artists & BJCEM are seeking submissions for ‘City Takeover’ project that will take place in Nottingham from 7th to 13th, February 2019. The call is open to International artists aged 18-35 working in the following art forms: Visual Arts, Applied Art, Design, Digital Art, Literature, Moving Image, Music and Performance. Cross art form collaborations and interdisciplinary works are also […]


The Summer Show / Fondazione Fotografia

From 23rd June to 22nd July 2018 will be held the seventh edition of The Summer Show, an exhibition event organized by the School of Advanced Studies of Fondazione Fotografia Modena, which presents an unprecedented overview of the new trends and directions on the language of contemporary image. The program of The Summer Show is composed by two distinct […]


Fotopub / open call / Portfolio Review

The International open call for the participation to the portfolio review at Festival Fotopub in Novo Mesto, Slovenia is now open for submission. For three days, 2 – 4 August 2018, it will be possible for the selected artists to have a dedicated space to show their research and communicate directly with curators, critics and the public, with a view to building […]



The Academy of Fine Arts G. Carrara of Bergamo presents, on Tuesday 12th June and Friday 15th June, CLOROFILLA 5: year-end exhibition of the works carried out by the students of the courses of Painting and New Technologies for the arts during the academic year 2017/2018. Among the participating classes, also the course of photography led […]



The Los Angeles based Lucie Foundation offers for the year 2018 three cash grants to support the work of emerging photographers. One of 2500 dollars with an open theme and  full coverage of the production costs and two scholarships of 1000 dollars with a partial coverage dedicated to photographers working in the field of Fine Art, […]


Peckham 24 / Artists in conversation

On saturday 19th may at 7pm at Bussey Building in London, will be held the talk Confronting Technology and Politics, and How To Live and Act in the Present, part of Peckham 24 Festival public program, co-curated by Melinda Gibson, Steffi Klenz and Duncan Wooldridge.   The talk, led by Jean Wainwright and Duncan Wooldridge, will host the artists Thomas Kujipers, Lisa Barnard, Felicity Hammond, Steffi […]



Art Metropole and Fogo Island Arts are seeking applications for The Islands, a two-part residency that aims to encourage arts writing and criticism in contemporary art. Open to Canadian and international applicants, The Islands will take place on Fogo Island and at Artscape Gibraltar Point on Toronto Island, Canada, from July 23 to September 4, […]



Artifact is a project devoted to contemporary art  – promoted by Metronom Cultural Association with the collaboration of Francesco Pozzi & Soci and the Municipality of Castelvetro in Modena, with the patronage of the Municipality of Modena and Rotary Club Castelvetro in Modena – that is constituted by an exhibition and a prize. The exhibition by the shortlisted artists, selected by the committee, […]


Curating Photography: a Laboratory of Ideas, Projects and Practices | Open call for curators

The ISSP organizes an open call for the workshop “Curating Photography: a Laboratory of Ideas, Projects and Practices” addressed to photography or lens-based media curators – whether independent or working for an institution, or just starting out in their curatorial practice. When thinking about exhibiting photography in the context of institutions, festivals and education programmes, many questions […]


Residencia en Solentiname_open call

Solentiname Residency is an opportunity of exchange, sperimentation and reflection among local artists and guests, that will be host in the archipelago of Solentiname, located south of the Great Lake of Nicaragua, also called Lake Cocibolca. Part of the Residency, more than working on their independent projects, artists are suggested to give a lecture about their work and conduct […]


Carico Massimo __ call for studio

Carico Massimo, association and center of studi based in Livorno (Tuscany, Italy), opens its exhibition space to artists in search of a studio where to produce and promote their work. In the area of Livorno’s historic harbour, the selected artists can create an experience of sharing, projecting together and promoting their work. It would be possible to organize open studios, visiting curators, […]


2018 Voies Off Award

The call-for-project for the 2018 Voies Off Festival, that will be held during the Les Rencontres de la Photographie in Arles, from July to September, is now open for entry. The open call is addressed to International photographers, without any age and technical limitations. The 60 selected artists will have the chance to see their projects screened before an audience of […]


IN OUT Festival _ Open call

Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art  is opening the call for DANCE | IMAGE themed video works, that will be featured in IN OUT Festival during April 2018 in the city of Gdansk, Poland. It is possible to submit films exploring the performing element of dance in relationship to moving picture. The main prize is 5 000 […]


ROSE Residency Program

The open call for the edition 2018/2019 of ROSE Residency Program, promoted by Istituzione Bologna Musei, is now open for entries. The program is aimed to promote the international mobility and exchange and foster their actual and vital expressions. The project, curated by Giulia Pezzoli, bound together the “Sandra Natali” Residency for Artist and the venue of Villa […]



On behalf of the European Commission, Ars Electronica in collaboration with BOZAR and Waag Society is issuing an open call for entries to a competition that will determine the third recipients of STARTS Prize, prestigious and—with two €20,000 prizes—highly endowed awards. Expressly encouraged are innovative projects at the interface of science, technology and art. Two […]


Athens Photo Festival 2018

Athens Photo Festival 2018 is accepting submissions from emerging and established artists and photographers from all over the world, for the 2018 exhibition programme. The selected projects will be exhibited from 6 June to 29 July 2018 at the Benaki Museum, one of the most prestigious museums in Greece. Is it possible to submit Exhibition project or Photobook projects, that will […]


Photodummy Contest 2018

PHOTOBOOKFEST festival organizes for 2018 the first edition of Photobook Dummy Contest devoted to photographers and creative collectives from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldavia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. The winner will have his/her dummy published. Shortlisted works will be shown at the PBF Contest (19.04 – 17.06. Moscow) exhibition and estimated by international jury team. […]


PHMuseum Grant 2018

The PHmuseum Grant is an annual initiative that recognises the importance of photography and visual storytelling. Over the year it has grown into a leading photography prize, with previous editions having awarded work by photographers like Salvatore Vitale, Jacob Aue Sobol, Diana Markosian, Max Pinckers, Clémentine Schneidermann, and Tomas van Houtryve, among many others. Now in its sixth edition, the […]


Foam Talent 2018 | Open call

From 1 February to 18 March is possible to apply to the FOAM TALENT 2018 open call, addressed to international photographers from 18 to 35 year old. The selected artists will have the chance to gain international exposure and recognition within the photography industry through publication in Foam Magazine, participation in an international travelling group exhibition and the opportunity for […]


ISSP Riga Residency

The ISSP Riga Residency programme is aimed at a diverse range of photographers and artists using the medium of photography, primarily based in the Nordic – Baltic region. It offers the possibility to 4/6 artists selected by an international committee to work for a period of two months – from May to December 2018 – […]


Serlachius Residency | Finland

The Serlachius residency, situated in Mänttä-Vilppula, Finland, is a residency studio maintained by Serlachius Museums and the Mänttä Art Festival. Some 20–30 artists or groups of artists work in the residency each year. The residency application period for 2019 is 1–28 February 2018. The Serlachius residency, which has been operating since 2015, is aimed at creative […]


Tilo&Toni | Exhibitions on paper 2

Wood meets wallpaper meets water meets shadow meets failure meets layers meets Reklame meets Tilo&Toni meets towel meets Sugimoto meets Ekblad meets scanner meets de Keyser meets horizon meets Fürst-Pückler-Schnitte. /// Tilo&Toni will present their newest limited edition production Tilo und Toni grüssen aus Oberkirch und Lützellinden inside Exhibitions on paper 2, on frimai 2 february 2018 at Lütz […]


Martina della Valle | workshop One flower, one leaf #4

On saturday 20 and sunday 21 january 2018 the museum Nordiska Akvarellmuseet in Sweden will host the workshop One flower, one leaf #4, guided by Martina della Valle and the ikebana master Satoko Hatayama. After an introduction on the origins of Ikebana (Japanese traditional form of arranging flowers), the research unfolds in the surrounding landscape, with a field trip to collect fragments of spontaneous vegetation […]


Trial and Error | Reinis Lismanis

Trial and Error is the first solo exhibition by the London-based artist Reinis Lismanis, on view at ARSENĀLS Exhibition Hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga until 21 January 2018. Comprising mediums of photography, printmaking, video, installation in a variety of approaches the exhibition focuses on specific elements that form the larger systems at […]


Olivo Barbieri on China Heritage

On the newest issue of China Heritage, released on 1 January 2018, is featured a wide essay by Italian photographer Olivo Barbieri , introducing his nearing thirty years of activities, studies and voyages to China. In the late Eighties, China seemed to me to be as distant and incomprehensible as a some far-flung galaxy. My only points […]


Fabrizio Bellomo | Book presentation

As part of the program of the exhibition Talent Prize 2008-2017, set-up in the spaces of MACRO Museum in Rome, Fabrizio Bellomo, Inside Art special price, presents his last book Meridiani, paralleli e pixel, edited by Postmedia Books, on tuesday 19 december from 6PM in the spaces of Fondamenta in Rome. Introduced by Guido Talarico, Inside Art chief editor and in conversation with the curator Saverio […]


Searching for a New Way | Roundtable

On friday 15 december will take place in Modena SEARCHING FOR A NEW WAY, a roundtable organized within the initiatives of Generazione Critica, platform of research and discussion on contemporary art practice, with a specific focus on experiences from 2000 onwards. The lecturers that will join the roundtable are Alessandro Carrer (art critic, professor ISIA Urbino), Daniele De Luigi (curator, Galleria Civica Modena), Vincenzo Estremo (critic and […]


Fotopub / Open call 2018

The deadline for submitting projects for the 2018 edition of Fotopub, international festival of photography in Novo Mesto, Slovenia is fixed on friday 15 december 2017. Are required exhibition proposal from a collective and/or curator (including two to maximum five artists with or without a curator) or project proposal from an individual artist to be exhibited […]


Photo Vogue Festival 2017

From 16 to 19 november will take place in Milan, the second edition of Photo Vogue Festival, international festival devoted to fashion photography, that will involve the whole city of Milan with talks, exhibitions and photographic events, in collaboration with cultural institutions, photographic schools and galleries that will present projects and exhibitions during the days of the festival. Photo […]

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White Space // NonostanteMarras

On the occasion of the closing week of the personal exhibition by Sanna Kannisto, White Space, on Friday 17 November in the spaces of NonostanteMarras in Milan will take place an event fully dedicated to the research of the Finnish artist, in collaboration with Photo Vogue Festival 2017. From 6.30pm Sanna Kannisto will lead the audience through the set-up of the exhibition White Space, introducing thematic focus and […]


Andrea Botto | KA-BOOM

The book “KA-BOOM The Explosion of Landscape” by Andrea Botto will be officially launched in Paris, during Paris Photo (8-12 November). The volume, edited by Editions Bessard, Paris and designed by Fabrizio Radaelli, collects the research of the artist concerning the use of the explosives from the 2008 to today, and it is accompanied by the critic texts of Ilaria Bonacossa, […]


Taisuke Koyama | AIMIA AGO

Taisuke Koyama is one of the shortlisted artists of the tenth edition of AIMIA | AGO Photography Prize, yearly prize that recognizes four artists working in photography who have exhibited extraordinary potential over the last five years. The artists are chosen via an international nomination process. The AGO Photography Prize invites curators and critics from around the world to nominate […]


Altri Luoghi, Oltre i Luoghi | Roundtable

Saturday 28 October at 5 pm inside Sala del Giudizio at the City’s Museum in Rimini, at the end of the exhibition Oltre i luoghi, tra descrizione e narratività (Beyond places. Between description and narrative), with the presence of Massimo Pulini (the Art Councillor), Giampaolo Proni (Semiologist), Sergio Giusti (Researcher and teacher of photographic language), Giorgio Conti (Archives […]


TILO&TONI | Park Hotel, Amsterdam

The exhibtion THOMAS USCHI CHRIS & DAVID   by the duo TILO&TONI is on view until sunday 22 october 2017 in the spaces of Park Hotel, Amsterdam. The show is conceived to be a broad reflection on handicraft productions and is composed by 22 limited edition works produced by the artists and presented for the first time on the occasion […]


Andrea Botto at Les Rencontres de la Photographie

On the occasion of the Les Rencontres de la Photographie festival in Arles (France), on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 6 pm Andrea Botto will present at Papeteries Etienne the video The explosion of landscape from the series KA-BOOM. The event is part of The Night Of The Year, a photo walk that includes about 40 proposals from artists, photographers and institutions, projected in loops on […]


LIVEstudio at F4

Following the collaboration between Fondazione Francesco Fabbri, promoter of the event, and LIVEstudio residence program, promoted by Metronom, Camille Lévêque and Claudia Petraroli, the two resident artists of LIVEstudio#3, will present their latest research within the current edition of the festival F4 / un’idea di Fotografia. Camille Lévêque presents In Search Of The Father, which illustrates three years of research around the father figure. The artist reflects on the changes occured to […]


Master Fondazione Fotografia | Deadline

Until June 30, 2017, it’s possible to make application for the new edition of Master of Higher Education on Contemporary Image promoted by Fondazione Fotografia Modena, a highly specialized biennial course that aims to develop new artistic figures in the field of photography and video. Applications are open to anyone who has completed, or is […]


F4 Festival

On Friday 14 July at 6 pm at Fondazione Francesco Fabbri in Pieve di Soligo (TV) will open the seventh edition of F4 / un’idea di Fotografia, one of the most important festival dedicated to contemporary photography in Italy. In order to convey the plurality of languages in which the contemporary image is articulated, the festival […]


Fotopub Festival _ open call

Until June 25 is possible to submit to Fotopub Festival open call. The festival will be held in Novo Mesto, Slovenia from 31 July to 5 August 2017. The selected artists will have the chance to meet and dialogue with international professionists, critics, curators inside the two-day portfolio review. 2017 reviewers are Kaisa Rastenberger (FI); Duncan […]


Generazione Critica #4 Book launching | Centrale Fotografia, Fano

On Sunday, June 11th at 11 am, at the San Pietro in Valle Church in Fano, will be presented in preview the book Generazione Critica #4. La fotografia tra ripetizione e differenza (Danilo Montanari Editore, 2017). The book features the critic essays that our lectures proposed for the fourth editon of Generazione Critica, that took place […]


Fabrizio Bellomo | Villaggio Cavatrulli

The exhibition Villaggio Cavatrulli by Fabrizio Bellomo will open to the public on Wednesday, 31 May at 6.30 pm at Planar Gallery in Bari. In conversation with Ugo La Pietra and Marco Petroni, Bellomo proposes a possible utopia, Villaggio Cavatrulli. The project is an investigation into the folds of the Apulian landscape where the artist identifies an […]


Rachele Maistrello | Museo Fattori

The exhibition ONE OF US (The Cabinet) by Rachele Maistrello, curated by Zoë De Luca, opens to the public at Museo Giovanni Fattori in Livorno on Saturday, 20 May. The event is part of the project Level 0, which came to the fourth edition: on the occasion of ArtVerona 2016, the directors of 14 museums […]


Talent Prize 2017 / open call

The Talent Prize 2017 open call is open for submission until 26 June, 2017. International artists, born after 1977, are welcome to submit for free their works, both in the fields of painting, video, sculpture, installation, photography. The candidates should present one new work, or one recently produced, that has not participated to any other award, […]


POIUYT | Website launch with guests

The 11th of May at 12pm, during an event at Michela Rizzo Gallery, POIUYT will launch its website and the first of a series of publications linked to its activities. POIUYT is a platform for image-based research which aims at spreading a critical attitude towards this key language within the contemporary world through reflection, collective […]


Antologia / Q&A with Paola Paleari and Giorgio di Noto

On wednesday 3 may, at 7pm as part of the collective show ANTOLOGIA, presented inside Metronom spaces until 3 June, Paola Paleari (art critic and Deputy Editor at YET magazine) and Giorgio di Noto (visual artist) will be available to the public for a session of Question & Answer, fostering the dialogue on some contemporary […]


ANTOLOGIA / Collective exhibition

ANTOLOGIA is a collective exhibition project, presented to the public on wednesday April 12, 2017 at 6.30 pm in Metronom (142, Viale Amendola – Modena), with a selection of works by Fabrizio Bellomo, Christto&Andrew, Martina della Valle, Annabel Elgar, Sanna Kannisto, Taisuke Koyama, Alberto Sinigaglia and The Cool Couple (Niccolò Benetton, Simone Santilli) joined with the collaboration among Alessandro Carrer, Sergio Giusti and Paola Paleari. A reading, a […]


Lesson 0 | Valerio Rocco Orlando

The exhibition Lesson Zero aims to elicit collective contemplation of key issues of contemporary life. The works on display pose questions about teaching and learning, and the customs and circumstances of education. They explore the fundamental premises of these acts along with the resulting cultural implications, provoking thought on how the working principles of these […]



As part of the wider range of activities of LIVEstudio third edition, Galleria Civica in Modena will host on thursday 23 february at 6PM in the main hall, LIVEstudio#3_talk, a dedicated event of presentation of the shortlsted projects selected by the curatorial commitee among the ones submitted during LIVEstudio open call. The artists that will take part to the talk are Claudio Beorchia, Paolo […]

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Open Call | Foam Talent

FOAM TALENT 2017 open call is available for submission; the annual selection of young international artists, mainly presenting their most innovative and recent photographic projects. The chosen artists will get published in FOAM magazine‘s TALENT issue and will be showcased in the FOAM Talent exhibition, which previously travelled to Paris, London and Brussels, and the outdoor show at the internationally […]


Fondamenta _ opening

Fondamenta is INSIDEART new exhibition space, independent magazine devoted to contemporary artistic research. It will open to the public on thursday 9th february with the exhibition Lights On-Lights Off. The space is meant to an open place where confrontation among all the artistic subjects’ is possible and foster : artists, galleries, museums, associations would become the active contributors to […]


Taisuke Koyama | Generated X

From 6 January 2017 at G/P Gallery, Tokyo the new solo show by Taisuke Koyama, Generated X.  The exhibition will present an updated version of the installation belonging to the photography and video series “PICO” that was shown in Koyama’s well received exhibition “Generated Images”, held at the Daiwa Foundation Japan House Gallery on April […]

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LIVEstudio#3_open call

LIVEstudio is a programme addressed to those young artists who require a location to refine and show their works, without the urgence of an exhibition, but with the freedom of set-up, change, arrange as they would do in their own studio. On the occasion of LIVEstudio, Metronom makes its exhibition spaces in Modena available to […]


Inside Out / Upside Down

As part of the sixth edition of The Photographers’ Gallery’s  ‘Open Door’ series, resident hosts Wandering Bears present ‘Inside Out Upside Down’. Visitors are invited to respond to fourteen individual works, each by a different artist, by recreating their own versions. Each participant will receive an individual, takeaway sticker album in which to create and […]


Generazione Critica #4 / 20 – 21 october 2016

The fourth edition of Generazione Critica, annual congress on the practice of art critic, will be held this year in ex-Oratorio venue, at Palazzo dei Musei (Modena, Viale Vittorio Veneto) and will take place on thursday, October 20 and friday, October 21 2016, from 2 to 7 PM. The lecturers that will take part to this year […]


Tilo & Toni | Printed Matters Inc., NY

During Printed Matter Inc. Fair in New York, in Moma Ps1 venue (Long Island City, Queens), the tenth edition of NY Art Book Fair,  fromseptember 16th to 18th (6 – 9 pm / free entry). This year, the italian indipendent editor Skinnerboox will be one of the exhibitors, with an official presentation in preview of the new photographic project by TILO & TONI […]

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Annabel Elgar | Photography is Magic • Aperture Foundation, New York

On Thursday, July 14th from 6 to 8 PM, the open reception at Aperture Foundation in New York, of the collective exhibition 2016 : Aperture Summer OPEN | Photography is Magic, curated by Charlotte Cotton.   ” The photographic practices represented in the final selection for this year’s Summer Open are rich with vitality and deep curiosity for the magical medium […]


Paola Paleari and Giorgio Di Noto at Arles

Our two lecturers of Generazione Critica #3 – Paola Paleari and Giorgio di Noto – will present their reflections around photography and new media in Arles, at leboudoir 2.0 (Le local, 13 rue de Pont), on saturday 9 July 2016 at 11.30 AM.   leboudoir 2.0 is a nomad research lab for concrete images growing as an online and IRL community of […]


‘Generazione Critica #3’ book launching | Dryphoto, Prato

“In a world covered by an ongoing flood of meaningful objects, the research aroung images and their inner production mechanism becomes a urgence rather than a simple artistic choice.” (Discipula)   Inside Inner Code programme, curated by Luca Carradori and Chiara Ruberti, the presentation of the newest book Generazione Critica. Arte, fotografia, tecnica (2016. Danilo Montanari Editore), is […]


‘Generazione Critica #3’ Book Launching | Centrale Fotografia, Fano

On Sunday June 12th at 11 am, at the former San Francesco Church in Fano, will be presented in preview the book Generazione Critica#3. Fotografia, tecnica e arte (Danilo Montanari Editore, 2016). The book features the critic essays that our lectures proposed for the third editon of Generazione Critica, that took place in Modena in October 2015: Frida […]

Through the Looking Glass

(English text below) Critic essay by Marcella Manni, for the exhibition ‘Through the Looking Glass‘, with works by Martina della Valle, Annabel Elgar and Baerbel Reinhard. (until June 4th in Metronom). “… she began looking about, and noticed that what could be seen from the old room was quite common and uninteresting, but that all the rest was as […]


Taisuke Koyama | DAIWA Foundation, London

On Friday, April 15 at DAIWA Foundation the first solo show by Taisuke Koyama in London will be presented. Generated Images, thematises the possibilities of photographic expression in the post-digital era. The artist aims to provide a space for audiences to experience ‘environmentalised’ images in the form of the tangible objects and data created by digital devices.   […]


Discipula | Persona

  Being part of the festival Show and Tell, the personal exhibition Persona by Discipula collective is visible until saturday, April 9th 2016 at  Twenty14Contemporary. Thank to Elena Vaninetti’s (YET Magazine) collaboration, the exhibition is conceived as a whole as a visual essay on the book  “Love’s Body”, wrote 1966 by the american writer and social philosopher Norman O. Brown. Through the […]