OPEN CALL

JRNL 5 CALL CLOSED // JURYING ONGOING

GUEST-EDITED BY
ELISA MEDDE
MANAGING EDITOR AT FOAM MAGAZINE

JRNL 5 OPEN CALL // SUMMER 2020 ISSUE

12 WINNERS CURATED BY ELISA MEDDE, MANAGING EDITOR AT FOAM MAGAZINE, WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN EARLY JUNE!

JRNL 5 submissions were extended through the Easter weekend and officially closed on Monday, April 13th! Submissions welcomed all types of analog & film photography projects allowing entrants to submit a portfolio of up to 10 photographs (individual images and series both accepted).

Elisa is currently reviewing all submissions to pick and publish the 12 photographers she feels most deserve to have the visibility of their work elevated on the international contemporary photography scene this summer!


Each of the 12 photographers selected for the JRNL 5 Summer 2020 Issue will be given 2 full portfolio spreads to present their work which will also be accompanied by a written statement from Elisa, representing a potent and meaningful endorsement in the eyes of the industry. And complimentary JRNL 5 print copies will also be mailed at no cost to all published photographers (1 per photographer)!


GUEST EDITOR: ELISA MEDDE

Elisa Medde is a photography editor, curator and writer. With a background in History of Art, Iconology and Photographic Studies, she worked for various cultural institutions, publishing houses and non-profit organisations as project and research co-ordinator as well as independent curator and editor. Her academic research reflects on the relations between image and power, particularly in the context of contemporary photography. She served as juror for many prizes, including the Luma Rencontres Book Award, Copenhagen Photo Festival, Premio Celeste and Lens Culture. She has been nominator for the Mack First Book Award, Prix Elysée, MAST Foundation for Photography Grant and Leica Oskar Barnack award amongst others. Since 2012, she is the Managing Editor of Foam Magazine.

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ELIGIBLE WORK

JRNL is all analog: all images submitted must have been captured either on film (any format or type) or using other analog imaging processes (paper, glass, alternative processes, etc.). No digital captures are accepted. Works shot on film, then scanned and postedited are all eligible to be entered.

JRNL strives to present photography that is relevant to today’s photographic culture: all works submitted must have been created after January 2010

 


JRNL 5 SCHEDULE

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 13, 2020 by Midnight PST 

GUEST EDITOR DELIBERATIONS: Mid-April – late May, 2020

WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Early June, 2020

JRNL 5 PRINT COPIES MAILED + AVAILABLE ONLINE: Mid-June, 2020

 


JRNL SUBMISSION FEE

FLAT SUBMISSION FEE: $25USD for up to 10 images

 


ABOUT JRNL

JRNL is FotoFilmic’s new quarterly newsprint publication. Each edition is associated with a JRNL Open Call juried & guest-edited by a highly recognized professional curator or editor of photography who personally reviews all submissions to pick and curate 12 photographers per issue. Published photographers each receive 2 full color photo spreads accompanied by a writeup from the guest-editor. Guest editors also award the front & back covers of their issue to one of their selected photographers for even more exposure.

Published photographers receive a complimentary JRNL print copy in the mail at no cost. JRNL print copies are also available for purchase online, and are distributed internationally at select exhibition partnering venues in Canada, USA, Australia, Europe and Asia.

VIEW PAST JRNL ISSUES HERE

 

SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED


 


© Photo credit (cover image): Daniel McCullough