Open call for exhibitions 2020


The call for exhibitions in Northern Photographic Centre in 2020 is open until 30 September 2019.

The gallery of the Northern Photographic Centre is located at Cultural Centre Valve in the centre of Oulu. More than 35000 visitors see our exhibitions each year. The gallery has seven rooms and works are hung with a string system. Two rooms are equipped with a video projector and a screen for exhibiting video works. The space is suitable also for group exhibitions.


The submission document should include

  1. Exhibition plan with an exhibition statement.
  2. Pictures of the works as well as installation pictures if available. List the sizes and materials of the works. Please mind the string hanging system used in the gallery (the use of nails or drilling is not allowed).
  3. CV


Send your submission in one pdf-file to The file should be named after the applicant and should not exceed the size of 8MB. The deadline for applications is 30.9.2019. Submissions that do not meet the rules above are not taken into consideration.


Northern Photographic Centre covers the opening expenses, exhibition insurances and domestic transportation as well as marketing and promotion.  Domestic travels and accommodation for the artist to attend the opening are also covered.  Terms with international artists are negotiated separately. A stipend of 469 euros  per exhibition (includes VAT 24 %) is paid to the artists.


Floor plan of the gallery with photos can be found here

You can find our exhibition policy here.


More information:

Alla Räisänen


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