Open Call excibition 1.2 - 31.3.2022

PhotoPolis Agrinio Photo Festival invites photographers to apply for its exhibition «Photofolios:22». 
Submission period: February 1 to March 31, 2022.
Photographers are asked to submit 8 – 12 photographs from a particular project/series or body of work.
The theme has been left open.
Submissions must be photographic and they might also make use also of texts, graphic.
The selected six portfolios will be exhibited from 10 September to 24 September 2022  at the main events of the Festival.
The printouts of the photographs will be kept in the archive of the Festival, for future use and display.
Copyrights of the selected photographs belong exclusively to the photographers.
The cost for the submission of one portfolio is 10 euros. You may submit more than one portfolios.
Payments methods: 
1. You can pay by filling out the Paypal form (scroll down)
2. You can deposit the money in the following banks:
Attica Bank: ΙΒΑΝ: GR7101608660000000085180908 (name: Politistikos syllogos PHOTOPOLIS).
National Bank: ΙΒΑΝ: GR5001103030000030339350008 (name: Panagiotis kaltsas).
The selection of the photography series will be based on the following characteristics: The coherence of the pictures as a united whole in terms of form and content, and the conceptual and/or aesthetic quality of the photos.
The decision of the Jury will be final.
Participants will have their work produced for the exhibition at the festivals costs.
Selected photographers must provide (send) high resolution files for printed production.
Winners will be announced on the homepage of the Photopolis Agrinio Photo Festival and contacted by e-mail.
Submission Guidelines
Please send your submission via wetransfer to the following address: [email protected] 
Please put the photographs in a folder. The folder must be named by your Surname. Each photograph must be named as following: SURNAME_NAME_01 etc
File format: jpg
1500 ppi the long site
A word or pdf document (max 250 words) must accompany your series describing your project as well as your details and your email.

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    Jury team

    Eleni Mouzakiti

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    Photographer, Educational

    Eleni Mouzakiti is a visual artist, educator and curator of photographic exhibitions and publications.
    She studied German Language and Literature at the University of Athens, FU Berlin and Ruprecht-Karl University of Heidelberg.
    She holds an MA in Image and Communication from Goldsmiths College, University of London and a PhD in Photography as an Art Practice from Derby University, UK.
    Her photographic work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions and festivals internationally. Her works belong to the collection of the Portland Museum of Art, Oregon, USA, the Museum of Photography of Thessaloniki, the State Museum of Contemporary Art, the ACG Art Collection and other private collections.
    Eleni has designed and taught the course of Photography Practice Theory and History at the Department of Fine Arts (Ioannina University), the Hellenic Center for Photography, the Athens School of Fine Arts (adult education program in photography) and in the postgraduate program – MA in Photography and Visual Language – of AKTO / Middlesex University, UK.
    She has curated numerous photography exhibitions and publications and is a founding member of The Provinces, a platform that collects and promotes photographic projects that deal with the Greek periphery.
    Committed to long- term projects in her artistic work she focuses on issues of ‘absorptive’ behavior in the public realm, leisure time geography, landscape as a fantasy of “belonging”.

    Hercules Papaioannou


    Dr Photographer

    Papaioannou Hercules was born in Thessaloniki. He studied Physics at AUTH and photography at NewYork Univeristy (Master of Arts). Iraklis holds a PhD in Photography from the Department of Journalism and Mass Media of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His photographic work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions in Greece and abroad. Since 1994, Iraklis has been the organizer of Photosynkyria – the annual international photography festival of Thessaloniki, while, in 2006 he undertook the position of the artistic director of Photosynkyria. Alongside, he has been working at the Museum of Photography of Thessaloniki from 2001 until today. In the last fifteen years he has published a large number of texts, essays and reviews on photography, while, he has curated a large number of historical and contemporary exhibitions in Greece and abroad, in collaboration with a variety of museums and art institutions. He worked for ten years in photography education. He has translated works in photography by VillemFlusser, SusanSontag, IanJeffrey.

    Photopolis Agrinio Photo Festival is announcing a photography contest themed “Staging the real”.
    Participants are asked to send only one picture, depicting the above mentioned theme.
    All entries must be sent by 31st March 2022, until 23:59.
    The selected fifteen photos will be printed and will be presented to the public in a photo exhibition, part of a series of events organized by Photopolis Agrinio Photo Festival.
    The top three photos will win prizes, which will be awarded to the photographers on the opening day of the Festival.

    Winners of the competition "Keep Distance" (2021)

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