FOTOFILMIC//SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD II
Emerging and mid-career film & analogue photographers around the world ready to break new ground and gift their most accomplished work with a major public endorsement from juror Alec Soth only have a month to apply: Applications close Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at midnight Pacific Time.
FotoFilmic//SOLO is a new original series of juried international calls designed to provide some of the most respected and influential photographers today the opportunity to directly mentor the next generation of photographic artists working on film and analogically. The first edition juried by Todd Hido concluded last month and will celebrate the work of Los Angeles photographer Jill Beth Hannes through the first FotoFilmic//SOLO Award Exhibition October 14-December 3, 2017.
On top of a one-person solo exhibition with FotoFilmic SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD Winners also see their work published as part of a new printed collection of 8″x10″ SOLO Catalogues with forewords by their respective jurors and are the subject of multiple other publications including a FILM TALKS interview. 2 Runners-Up get published online as part of SOLO Exhibition pages.
FOTOFILMIC//SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD II WINNER DETAILS
- SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD II JURIED BY ALEC SOTH
The second FotoFilmic//SOLO Exhibition Call is to be entirely curated & juried by renowned Minnesota photographer Alec Soth. The Winner will be awarded a 1-month 1-person show in the Spring of 2018 at the FotoFilmic//PULP Gallery located in Vancouver, BC, Canada at the heart of Bowen Island’s historical Snug Cove Marina
- LTD EDITION EXHIBITION CATALOGUE PUBLICATION
FotoFilmic will publish in print and gift the SOLO Award Winner 5 signed copies of a limited-edition SOLO Exhibition catalogue with forewords by Alec Soth also featuring the Winner’s FILM TALKS interview (see details below)
- FILM TALKS FEATURE INTERVIEW
Joining over 30 well-known figures of contemporary photography (Mark Steinmetz, Denis Dailleux, Heidi Romano, Alejandro Cartagena, Vanessa Winship and many others) the 2nd SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD Winner will be the subject of a FILM TALKS interview. FILM TALKS invite advanced artists, independent publishers, photo editors and curators, as well as the broad creative crowd of visual arts to engage in insightful dialogues with FotoFilmic about the state, role and future of film-based and material practices in contemporary photography
- DEDICATED ONLINE EXHIBITION PAGE (WINNER & 2 RUNNERS-UP)
The Winner will have his Alec Soth juried work published online in a beautiful exhibition page format accessible indefinitely to all visiting traffic to the FotoFilmic website. A select group of photographs from each Runners-Up will also be featured on the exhibition page
- 1 -YEAR FOTOFILMIC REPRESENTATION
(Optional offer, discretionary details subject to agreement)
© Photos courtesy of Alec Soth
GUEST CURATOR AND SOLO JUROR: ALEC SOTH
Alec Soth (b. 1969) is a photographer born and based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has published over twenty-five books including Sleeping by the Mississippi (2004), NIAGARA (2006) Broken Manual (2010) and Songbook (2015). Soth has had over fifty solo exhibitions including survey shows organized by Jeu de Paume in Paris (2008), the Walker Art Center in Minnesota (2010) and Media Space in London (2015). Soth has been the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the Guggenheim Fellowship (2013). In 2008, Soth created Little Brown Mushroom, a multi-media enterprise focused on visual storytelling. Soth is represented by Sean Kelly in New York, Weinstein Gallery in Minneapolis, Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco, and is a member of Magnum Photos.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
FOTOFILMIC//SOLO II APPLICATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY OCT 18, 2017
APPLICATION FEE: $75
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all film & analogue photographers 18 y/o + ; Open to all nationalities & professional/educational backgrounds
- ON FILM // in any format and of any kind, including instant films, specialty films like orthochromatic and lithographic emulsions
- Using ANALOGUE/MATERIAL MEDIA & HISTORICAL/ALTERNATIVE PROCESSES such as Collodion-based processes (wet plates, tintypes, ambrotypes), Calotypes & paper negatives, photograms, etc.
All submissions captured digitally will be disqualified without notice. While digital captures are not accepted digitized analogue works, such as scanned negatives post-edited are all eligible to be entered.
WORK EDITION: Juror Alec Soth will be on the lookout for work based on contemporary understandings of documentary and portraiture practices. As is notable in Alec’s own work, strong emphases on photographic aestheticism and socio-critical narratives are also welcome.
NUMBER OF IMAGES TO SUBMIT: Min. 10 Photographs / Max. 20 Photographs
IMAGES DIMENSIONS: 1500 pixels width minimum
COPYRIGHTS AND USAGE RIGHTS: Images must be free of trademarks/watermarks, logos, names, borders and dust marks.
All works entered must be the photographer’s own. Entrants also guarantee that all copyrights corresponding to the work submitted in their name are theirs, or that in the case copyrights have been ceded to a third party they have effectively obtained express authorization from the third party to use their imagery for the purpose of being exhibited and published as part of the FotoFilmic//SOLO program.
Entrants certify that they have received in written form appropriate release from all models and persons featured in the work they enter regarding possible commercial uses.
By submitting work to the FotoFilmic//SOLO Call, photographers also agree to the limited use of their imagery for promotional purposes only in relation to FotoFilmic online publications as well as printed marketing materials.
DATES OF EXHIBITION: TBA, SPRING 2018 at the FotoFilmic//PULP Gallery at 461 Bowen Island Trunk Road, Bowen Island, BC, V0N 1G0, CANADA
NUMBER OF EXHIBITION PIECES: 6 to 12 different pieces depending upon final frame/presentation size of works to be exhibited. All works must arrive fully framed & ready to hang.
GALLERY SALES & FOTOFILMIC REPRESENTATION: Separate gallery agreements will be drafted and submitted to the winning artist regarding the handling of gallery sales at the FotoFilmic//PULP Gallery, as well as with regards to FotoFilmic’s global representation management.