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Belfast Photo Festival 2015 Open Submission

    Belfast Photo Festival 2015 Open Submission | Graphic Competitions
     Category:  Photography
     Deadline:  March 16, 2015 - expired! January 13, 2015
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    The Belfast Photo Festival is Northern Ireland’s international premier visual arts festival and photographic biennial. This major photographic event celebrates some of the finest national and international contemporary photography and visual culture, with the next festival taking place on June 2015.

    Through a range of national and international interactive events the festival aims to inspire the countries future photographers, artists and entrepreneurs, offering new, exciting, welcoming and sometimes challenging experiences to audiences through the programme of events.

    This year the theme has been left open to remove any restrictions; submissions must be photographic or lens-based but can include incorporations of other art forms with the photographic medium (i.e. performance, painting, sculpture, music, literature etc).

    The author of each image submitted retain full ownership of the copyright in each entry.

    The advised submission guide is 2-6 images per single series/body of photographs. If selected you agree to supply all photographs selected for exhibition, printed and professionally presented (framed/mounted and glassed), ready for hanging. Each entrant can submit a series of up to six images.

    Entry fee: £15 (approx. 22 USD)


    Entry is open to all photographers, artists, curators, archives, collectives from anywhere in the world.


    • IdeasTap Award: £1,000 (approx. 1,550 USD)

    • Blow Editorial Award: A full editorial presentation in an upcoming issue of Blow photography magazine (Lucie Award shortlisted)

    • Abridged Editorial Award: Presentation in a special Festival issue of the arts magazine Abridged

    A list of selected applications and awardees will be published on the Belfast Photo Festival and IdeasTap websites in April 2015.

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