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Open search for northern Finnish artists - Material Light

Finnish Light Art Society FLASH, Northern Photographic Center and the Artists' Association MUU are organizing the second part of the event Material Light at the Northern Photographic Center in Oulu in November 2021. The event focuses on light art in it´s many forms. The exhibition is also part of the LUMO light festival. Read more »


Apply for Northern Photographic Centre and Street Level Photoworks Artist Residency until 15.5.2021

This open call to Finnish photographers or artists working with photography is for a 35-day residency which will take place in Glasgow and the surrounding areas between September and October of 2021. Read more »


OPEN CALL Kaunas Photography Gallery residency program

Kaunas Photography Gallery is pleased to announce an open call for its 2021 residency program. Photographers and artists, curators, critics and art historians who work with photography are invited to apply. A number of residencies are available. These usually last from 4 to 9 weeks and are held within the period 1 March–20 December. The deadline for all applications is 31 January 2021. Applicants can be of any nationality but must be based in Nordic–Baltic countries other than Lithuania (Denmark, Finland, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Åland, Latvia and Estonia). Read more »


Northern Photographic Centre will be closed from 1 December 2020 to 18

The City of Oulu Management Team made decisions on the measures for the spreading phase of the coronavirus epidemic in Oulu. Due to the high infection risk, the public premises managed by the City of Oulu will be closed from 1 December 2020 to 18. Cultural Centre Valve and Northern Photographic Centre will be also closed from 1 December 2020 to 18. Read more »


Supplemental open call for artist groups between May 5th and June 10th 2020: Korpúlfsstaðir, Iceland

Due to COVID-19 the planned residence programme to Korpúlfsstaðir, Iceland in August 2020 has been postponed to be organized in June 2021. Northern Photographic Centre, the Arts promotion centre Finland and SÌm reopen the open call for group residence in Korpúlfsstaðir, Iceland. Already submitted proposals are taken into account. Read more »