Fotograf Magazine

2024 Fotograf Magazine Open Call Talents wanted!

We are looking for new talents! Fotograf Magazine issues an open call for professionals, amateurs and students who are invited to submit their photo projects. We are interested in artworks (fine-art photography / moving image) representing a distinctly defined project of an independent and non-commercial character.

We appreciate all genres and the most diverse approaches of artistic creation, because one of goals of “Fotograf – contemporary photography zone” is to discover talents. We are looking for talents of any age. Talents wanted. Let’s sign in!

Two selected projects will be published in the next printed issue of the Fotograf magazine. Fotograf magazine is one of the leading global magazines devoted to photography and contemporary art. It is distributed to fifteen countries around the world. The winners will be chosen by the jury whose members including professionals and experts on contemporary visual art.

The deadline for the submissions is May 31, 2024.

Early bird at reduced price are welcome till April 15, 2024.

Submission terms and conditions:

  • CV (.pdf)
  • Portfolio (.pdf, max 10 MB)
  • Project description + images (description maximum 1 500 characters, all in one file .pdf, max 10 MB)
  • Any e-mail attachments must be properly identified (Surname_Name + CV / Portfolio / Project)
  • Send your projects to email: barbora.capova@fotograf.zone and indicate “OPEN CALL MAG” in the email subject line
  • The number of projects submitted by one author is not limited
  • The participation fee per project is 30 € (Early birds: 24 €)

 

Instructions:


Please send the fee to the following bank account number: 2800358798/2010,

IBAN: CZ8420100000002800358798
BIC
code/SWIFT: FIOBCZPPXXX
(please add “OPEN CALL_surname” in the note)

 

The winners will be chosen by the international jury whose members including:

Katy Hundertmark (FOAM magazine), Julie Hrnčířová (visual artist), Markéta Kinterová (Fotograf Magazine), Giangavino Pazzola (CAMERA – Centro Italiano per la Fotografia), Elizabeth Pichler (curator), and Karolina Wojtas(visual artist)

The winners will be announced on July 30, 2024 on www.fotograf.zone, social media @fotograf.zone and addressed by email. For more information, do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail: barbora.capova@fotograf.zone

 

Jury:

Katy Hundertmark (FOAM magazine),

Katy Hundertmark is a Scottish-German artist and managing editor of Foam Magazine. Her work has been exhibited at venues such as Streetlevel Photoworks Glasgow, Stills Edinburgh, Seenfifteen London, Macro Testaccio Rome and her writing has been featured in magazines like Quottom Magazine, Notes Journal, and Studies in Photography.

Julie Hrnčířová (visual artist),

lives and works in Oslo. She studied at the Faculty of Art and Design, University in Ústí nad Labem and graduated from École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie in Arles, France. Her work was part of the Les Rencontres de la Photographie festival in Arles, Nordic Light Festival and the collective exhibitions as in the GapGap Gallery in Leipzig, Fotogalleriet in Oslo, Industra Gallery in Brno and many more.

Markéta Kinterová (Fotograf Magazine),

is the editor-in-chief of the Fotograf magazine and the director of the platform that covers also Fotograf Gallery and Fotograf Festival under the title Fotograf.zone based in Prague. For Fotograf Contemporary, she provides professional supervision and creates the portfolio of represented artists. In 2024 together with Daria Hvíždalová she organized a conference on AI and creative industries Creative Edge.

Giangavino Pazzola (CAMERA – Centro Italiano per la Fotografia),

since 2018 he is an associate curator of CAMERA – Italian Center for Photography in Turin. He also leads as the artistic and executive manager international festival of photography in Turin called EXPOSED and curates the photography and moving images section at ArteFiera Bologna. With a PhD. in Urban and Cultural Studies from Politecnico of Turin, he teaches Aesthetics at the European Design Institute (IED).

Elizabeth Pichler (curator),

is a curator, researcher and exhibition designer based in Berlin. She holds an MA in Curatorial Studies and is a doctoral candidate at the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig. With a focus on photography and moving image, Elisabeth Pichler curates thematic exhibitions on socio-political themes and researches archival art in the post-socialist sphere.

Karolina Wojtas (visual artist)

is a photographer who gets inspiration from random objects, children’s fantasies and her childhood memories, creating a colourful world of experiment and endless fun, transforms this material into walk-in installations. She graduated from Lodz Film School in Poland and Institute of Creative Photography in the Czech Republic. Wojtas has exhibited her works at many individual and collective exhibitions in Poland and abroad.

 

Foto: Julia Lübbecke, Weiche Knie, 2023 (Open Call 2023 Winner)