FOTOFILMIC//SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD III
FotoFilmic’s new SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD fall program continues with applications now open for the 3rd edition to be juried by celebrated photographer MARK STEINMETZ!
FotoFilmic is incredibly honoured and excited to welcome Mark Steinmetz as juror providing emerging and mid-career photographers with the unique opportunity to directly connect their work to such an important figure of the medium today, and whose lyrical documentary prose continues to inspire and awe so many practitioners around the world! This is a short window call with only 3 open weeks to send Mark your most polished, exhibition/publication ready photography! Applications close Monday, November 20, 2017 at midnight Pacific Time.
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. Runners-Up get published online in full format as part of SOLO Exhibition pages.
The first SOLO Exhibition Award juried by Todd Hido in September is currently on view at PULP in Vancouver, BC presenting the work of Los Angeles photographer Jill Beth Hannes until December 3, 2017. Runners-Up: Photographers Kristen Bartley (USA) and Jacqueline Roberts (Germany). The second SOLO Exhibition Award juried by Alec Soth in October has been announced with Brooklyn, NY, photographer Marisa Chafetz as Winner and Jenia Fridlyand (USA) & Demetris Koiladous (Greece) as Runners-Up.
FOTOFILMIC//SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD II WINNER DETAILS
- SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD III JURIED BY MARK STEINMETZ
The third FotoFilmic//SOLO Exhibition Call is to be entirely curated & juried by acclaimed photographer Mark Steinmetz. The Winner will be awarded a 1-month 1-person show in the Summer of 2018 at the FotoFilmic//PULP Gallery located in Vancouver, BC, Canada at the heart of Bowen Island’s historical Snug Cove Marina
- WEEKEND MASTER WORKSHOP WITH MARK STEINMETZ *
The FotoFilmic//SOLO Exhibition Award Winner will also be welcome to attend as Special Guest Mark Steinmetz‘ Weekend Master Workshop on Bowen Island, BC, Canada on July 22-23, 2018.
- 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 Mark Steinmetz 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 3rd 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 Mark Steinmetz juried work published online in a beautiful full format exhibition page accessible indefinitely to all visiting traffic to the FotoFilmic website. Full series from each Runners-Up will also be featured on the exhibition page
- 1 -YEAR FOTOFILMIC REPRESENTATION
(Optional offer, discretionary details subject to agreement)
* Please also note participation to the Weekend Master Workshop is pending minimum enrolment being met.
© Photos courtesy of Mark Steinmetz
GUEST CURATOR AND SOLO JUROR: MARK STEINMETZ
Mark Steinmetz is a photographer who resides in Athens, Georgia (USA). He has ten books published by the Nazraeli Press (Paso Robles, CA): South Central, South East, Greater Atlanta, Summertime, Italia, The Ancient Tigers of my Neighborhood, Paris in my time, The Players, Angel City West, and Angel City West 2. A book with Stanley/Barker (London), 15 Miles to K-ville, was published in 2016.
Steinmetz’s work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and others. He has taught photography at Harvard University, Yale University, Sarah Lawrence College, Emory University, and The University of Hartford MFA Program. Steinmetz is a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship and has exhibited widely in the United States and Europe.
Steinmetz had one-person shows at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art (New Orleans) in 2015 and at the Yancey Richardson Gallery (New York) and Lothringer13 Halle (Munich) in 2017. He will have a solo show of work on the Atlanta airport at the High Museum of Art (Atlanta) in March 2018.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
FOTOFILMIC//SOLO III APPLICATION DEADLINE: MONDAY NOVEMBER 20, 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 MARK STEINMETZ will be on the lookout for work based on contemporary understandings of documentary and portraiture practices. As is notable in Mark’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 (horizontals) / height (verticals)
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, SUMMER 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.