Photofolios:24

Open Call Exhibition

Deadline Extension: until 7.1.2024

CLOSED

Contest terms

Photopolis Agrinio Photo Festival invites photographers to apply for its exhibition «Photofolios:24».
Submission period: Deadline Extension: until 7.1.2024
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 eight (8) portfolios will be exhibited at the main events of the Festival.
The printouts of the photographs remain at the festival for possible exhibition in other galleries.
Photos may be used to promote the festival. In any case, the name of the photographer will be mentioned.
Copyrights of the selected photographs belong exclusively to the photographers.
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.
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 px the long side
A word or pdf document (up to 250 words) must accompany the series describing your project, as well as stating your name, phone, City, Country, email, your instagram and a brief Curiculum Vitae.

Payment

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 Paypal.

    If you want to submit 2 or more portfolios press the “More Portfolios” button

    2. You can deposit the money in the following banks:
    Attica Bank: ΙΒΑΝ: GR7101608660000000085180908 (name: Politistikos syllogos PHOTOPOLIS).
    National Bank of Greece: ΙΒΑΝ: GR5001103030000030339350008 (name: Panagiotis kaltsas).

    Jury team

    Eleni Mouzakiti

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    Photographer, Curator

    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”

    Lila Zotou

    Lila Zotou

    Photographer

    Lila Zotou holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts and Sciences of Arts, from Ioannina University (GR) and a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts from Utrecht Academy of the Arts (NL).
    Her practice ranges across notions of belonging, identity formation and the role of memory and space in that process. In her course of study she has paid close attention to the Theory and Art of Photography, while her methodology is focused on the genre of new documentary photography and visual storytelling. She lives and works in Oslo, as an independent art photographer, photo instructor and curator.
    Her most recent collaborations include exhibitions and curatorial work with museums such as Oslo Interkulturelt Museum, ByMuset, Ås Kunstforening, Teknisk Museum, Praksis Oslo, and Cyan Gallery.  As well as teaching fine art photography and portfolio development with galleries and institutions such as the Cyan Studio, iFocus Gallery, Oslo Photo Club, Chios Photo Club, Oslo Red Cross, Asfaphoto Courses and more recently with the Henie Onstad Art Center where she works as an artistic research assistant. 
    |She is a member of the Norwegian Association of Fine Art Photographers.

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