OPEN CALL Pictures of the Month

27.12.2021

Pictures of the Month program by Northern Photographic Centre (NPC) and Fotonordic announces open call for the time period May 2022 and December 2022. Open call 27.12.2021–26.1.2022

The call for Pictures of the Month program is now open. Four week exhibition slots are available free of charge in our Lobby Gallery in Cultural house Valve between April 2022 and December 2022. The call is open for both professional and amateur photographers.

NPC advocates for equity within the field of contemporary photography. representing the diversity of the field. We especially encourage applications from photographers belonging to linguistic, cultural, and other minorities (race, gender, disability, sexual orientation...), and of various ages and genders. All information will be processed confidentially. Pictures of the month program will be selected by Veera Uutinen from Fotonordic, Taija Jyrkäs from NPC and visiting curator, artist Eriz Moreno. Eriz Moreno is an Oulu based photographer originally from Bilbao (Spain). His artistic practice is mainly related to historical-political contexts and their effect on a specific population or landscape and with a work format based on the installation and/or publication.

The exhibition space has a wire hanging system and there is a possibility to exhibit works digitally without pressure of printing. There is camera surveillance in the exhibition space. The exhibiting artist is responsible for the possible production costs as printing and framing of the exhibition. NPC provides the exhibition space free of charge and provides the artist help in planning, hanging and marketing the exhibition and covers the costs of the opening.

The deadline for applying is on January 26, 2022. Send your application via Google Form. The application should include an exhibition plan, an artistic resume and images of the submitted photographs. We hope to receive the application in English.

More information: Taija Jyrkäs, taija@photonorth.fi / +358 40 1281 150

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