OPEN CALL: JRNL 9
EDITED BY MARIAMA ATTAH
CURATOR AT OPEN EYE GALLERY
JRNL 9 SUMMER 2021 ISSUE OPEN CALL
NOW ACCEPTING ALL FILM-BASED AND ANALOGUE PROJECTS TO BE PUBLISHED BY RENOWNED BRITISH CURATOR MARIAMA ATTAH!
Mariama looks forward to showcasing a rich diversity of material and narrative approaches to the medium this summer!
JRNL 9 submissions are inclusive of all types of analogue methods relevant to today’s photographic practices. Scanned film/negatives post-edited in Photoshop or other image editing software are also welcome. Each individual submission accepts 10 image files drawn from a maximum of two different series/projects. Photographers are allowed a maximum of two different submissions. All works submitted will be directly reviewed by Mariama (no shortlisting), who will choose 12 photographers/artists to be curated together in her JRNL issue and receive heightened visibility and recognition on the international photography scene.
Chosen photographers will each be given 2 full colour portfolio spreads (23″x15″) in JRNL 9 to present their work, background and practice to knowledgeable audiences around the world. In addition, Mariama will write an introductory curatorial statement reflecting on all the selected works and also award the front and back JRNL 9 covers to one of her winners for even greater exposure. All published photographers will receive a complimentary JRNL 9 print copy in the mail at no cost to them.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: SAT., MAY 15TH AT MIDNIGHT, PST
GUEST EDITOR MARIAMA ATTAH
Mariama Attah is a photography curator, writer and lecturer with a particular interest in overlooked visual histories, and how photography and visual culture can be used to amplify underrepresented voices. Mariama is curator of Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool. She was previously Assistant Editor of Foam Magazine. Prior to this, she was Curator of Photoworks, where she was responsible for developing and curating programs and events including Brighton Photo Biennial and was also Commissioning and Managing Editor of the yearly magazine Photoworks Annual.
JRNL is all analogue: all images submitted must have been captured on film (any format or type) or using any other analogue imaging process (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 9 CALL & PRODUCTION SCHEDULE
JRNL 9 Call submission deadline: Sat., May 15, 2021
Guest Editor jurying: May 16 – June 18, 2021
JRNL 9 Winners Announcement: Monday, June 21, 2021
JRNL 9 Print Copies mailed/at the FotoFilmic Store: on/around July 15, 2021
$25USD for 10 images
SUBMISSION FORM: ENTER YOUR WORK HERE
© Photo credit (cover image): Lin Jiageng