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Jul 14
ATLAS | CULTURE COLLECTIVE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE 2021-2022

ATLAS Arts are seeking notes of interest for an artist in residence as part of Culture Collective, a new cultural exchange programme across Skye, Raasay and Lochalsh. The selected artist…

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Jul 13
FLOW Photofest 2021 Announced

Announcing FLOW Photofest 2021 – LEGACY Saturday 4th September to Saturday 2nd October 2021 We are delighted to announce that the biennial international photography festival across…

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Jul 08
EVOLVE ARTS & TOURISM: BUTE, DUNOON, OBAN ARTS COMMISSION OPPORTUNITIES

CHARTS is pleased to announce artist/arts collective commission opportunities as part of the forthcoming programme, Evolve Arts and Tourism, supported by Creative Scotland and Argyll and…

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Jul 07
Vacancy | Digital Imaging & Compositing Assistant – Artist Rachel Maclean

We’re looking for a Digital Imaging and Compositing Assistant to work alongside Rachel Maclean and her studio to produce large scale prints using photographic images and…

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Jul 07
SHUTTER HUB – CALL FOR ENTRIES: YEARBOOK 2021

YEARBOOK was launched in 2020 as an answer to all the canceled graduate shows, and uncertainty about when events of that size and nature would be able to resume. We at Shutter Hub…

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Jun 27
Inaugural SSHoP Student Symposium: Call for Papers

New Perspectives on Contemporary Scottish Photography The Scottish Society for the History of Photography (SSHoP), also known as Studies in Photography, invites proposals for…

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Jun 25
Close Up: Margaret Watkins + Black Light at diChroma Photography (Madrid)

Margaret Watkins was a photographer of portraits and landscapes, still lifes, street scenes and works of early advertising and commercial designs. In the 1920s she was at the height of…

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Jun 17
Source Photography Writing Prize 2021

Writing Prize: We are always looking for new writers to contribute to Source. If you’ve not written for Source before we invite you to send us an article. The winning entry will…

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Jun 16
Brian Sweeney | North Glasgow Outdoor Exhibition

Brain Sweeney’s work is now on display at the Lochburn Road construction site LIFE in Maryhill, Glasgow. This exhibition at the Stockingfield Junction, will be on show until October…

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May 20
TPA/RPS Environmental Bursary | The Royal Photographic Society

The Royal Photographic Society in partnership with The Photographic Angle is offering a 1-year bursary to support a photographic project that will promote environmental…

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May 15
Photography Resources: Processing & Printing Services

Gulabi Photo  Based in Glasgow’s Southside, Gulabi is an independent photo lab offering a drop-off developing and scanning service for C-41 and black and white processing. Check…

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May 14
Job Opportunity: Studies in Photography (Development/Admin)

Studies in Photography is hiring! We are looking for a 2.5 days a week Development and Admin person to work flexibly at home and at our office at 525 Ferry Road, Edinburgh. This a…

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May 09
Postgraduate Bursaries | The Royal Photographic Society

As part of The Royal Photographic Society remit as an educational charity we offer an annual bursary of £3,500 in support of a postgraduate student.  For this bursary, photography is…

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May 01
Open Call – INSTANT | Society of Scottish Arts

Since their introduction, instant film formats have lent themselves to artists’ mixed media experimentation, the immediacy allowing for a quick idea to be realised.   INSTANT is an…

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Apr 30
Street Level Photoworks | Culture Collective Applications Open

Creative Scotland with Scottish Government emergency COVID-19 funds launched the Culture Collective pilot programme to support creative practitioners, organisations and communities to…

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Apr 27
Open Call – Glasgow Gallery of Photography | Landscape Online Exhibition

Glasgow Gallery of Photography are accepting submissions for their landscape online exhibition due to be held in May 2021. A one-off zine will also accompany this project with all…

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Apr 19
Open for Entries: The RSA Morton Award 2021

ABOUT THE AWARD The Morton Award (£5,000) is for artists working in a lens-based media in Scotland. The award is funded by The Morton Charitable Trust and administered by the Royal…

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Apr 13
Flow Photofest: Open Competition 2021 – LEGACY

Photography is often understood to have the unique capacity to preserve events and moments which the normal flow of time immediately replaces. These may be personal or political, local…

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Apr 13
Document Scotland & Shetland Arts | Show Us Shetland

Show Us Shetland is a short project organised by Document Scotland, where nine young artists collaborated with us to make photography responding to the here and now in Shetland. During…

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Apr 13
Gallery of Photography Glasgow | International Street Photography Exhibition

You may have already seen some interesting posters featuring an exciting mix of photography around Glasgow recently. These are part of Glasgow Gallery of Photography’s…

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Apr 08
Cryptic Glasgow | Signal – Open Call

Cryptic Glasgow Are you enchanted by Irvine beach? We are inviting anyone who has captured beautiful sunsets from this coastline to submit their photography to be in with a chance of…

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Apr 07
Lethe – Sylwia Kowalczyk | Pictura Gallery, Bloomington IN, USA

Edinburgh based photographer Sylwia Kowalczyk is currently exhibiting her series Lethe in Pictura Gallery, Bloomington IN, USA. Sylwia studied graphic design and photography at Krakow…

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Apr 07
RGI: Young Adults Photography Open Call

Photography Open Call:  Year of Coasts and Waterways 2021 Got the photography skills to be part of a gallery exhibition? With the extended lockdowns due to the pandemic, the RGI would…

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Apr 05
Enter: Scottish Portrait Awards in Photography

Open now to anyone over 16 born, living, studying in Scotland. Top prize £3,000. Touring exhibition for 30 shortlisted photographs. Online exhibition for 75+ longlisted photographs The…

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Mar 18
Submissions Open: Source Graduate Photography Online 2021

Graduate Photography Online is Source’s annual showcase for Photographers graduating from University and Art College based photography courses. Since the project’s…

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Mar 16
Jerwood/Photoworks Award 2021

The Jerwood/Photoworks Awards is a major commissioning opportunity supporting early-career artists working with photography to make new work and significantly develop their practice.…

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Mar 16
Open Call: FotoDocument – The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award of £2,000, facilitated by FotoDocument and generously supported by Nikon UK, is granted annually to a professional woman photographer towards the…

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Mar 04
Call for Artists: The Scottish Analogue Directory

Island Darkroom is calling upon all artists living and working throughout Scotland using the art of Analogue Photography within their professional creative practice. – The goal is…

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Mar 04
Apply: Circus Graduate Associates

Circus’ Graduate Associates is a development programme for emergent visual artists in the Highlands and Islands, Moray and Perthshire. This programme is delivered in partnership with…

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Feb 26
Apply for Photographic Grants: The Richard and Siobhán Coward Foundation

A grant-making body supporting analogue photography and photographic art therapy… Photographic Art Therapy Grants – Photography is among the most accessible art forms used in…

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Feb 08
FORMAT21: Announce All Day Conference

Save the Date: FORMAT21: All Day Conference Friday 12th March 2021   FORMAT is delighted to be working with the University of Derby to present the FORMAT21 conference. Following on…

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Feb 08
Open Call: Ampersand/Photoworks Fellowship

Photoworks are pleased to launch a new opportunity in collaboration with The Ampersand Foundation for a mid-career photographer living in the UK. The Ampersand/Photoworks Fellowship will…

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Feb 04
Call for Proposals: PhotoIreland Festival 2021

PhotoIreland Festival invites national and international artists and practitioners, including writers, researchers, curators, emerging and established, to propose works to be part of…

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Feb 03
Shutter Hub | Social: Photographers’ Lunch Break

Shutter Hub We’ve been enjoying the Lunch Breaks so much, we’ve decided to make them a regular event. Nothing serious, this is an informal opportunity to connect and see what we can do…

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Jan 27
Martin Parr Foundation Photography Curator Open Call

ARE YOU AN EMERGING UK-BASED CURATOR LOOKING FOR A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT A PHOTOGRAPHIC PROJECT? This is your opportunity to develop a curated project that will be presented at…

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Jan 07
HOME // SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN

We are deeply saddened by the news of Ellie, eldest daughter of Mark Morris, owner of A&M Imaging. You will have probably had the pleasure of working with Mark if you have used the…

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Dec 19
Apply: CONTACT | Stills School (16-25 yr olds)

Applications are now open for CONTACT, the first stage of Stills School, an alternative photography school for 16-25 year olds who face barriers to accessing the arts. Stills School is…

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Dec 16
Last Call for Submissions: Stravaig #9

Please consider sending us your prose/essays, poems, images and artwork about Geopoetics generally and on the theme a sense of place, of belonging to a place and memories of place…

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Dec 15
Photo-Networks | Round Up of 2020

Despite all that 2020 has thrown at us, the Scottish photography community has continued showcasing some amazing projects, events and exhibitions. Before we move into a promising 2021,…

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Nov 19
Robert Andrew | Richard Coward Scottish Portrait Award 2020

Robert Andrew is the winner of the 2020 Richard Coward Scottish Portrait Award in Photography. Robert spends part of every year working as a mountain path builder in some of Scotland’s…

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Oct 22
Call for Submissions | Capturing Chronic Illness

ME, endometriosis, HIV, depression, transplantation…. How do we see chronic illness, particularly when it is not visible on the body? How are experiences of chronic illness affected by…

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Oct 18
Scottish Portrait Awards 2020 : Shortlist Announced

Scottish Portrait Awards 2020 The Scottish Portrait Awards returns to the Club with 60 artists and works selected for the 2020 exhibitions and shortlisted for prizes. The following…

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Oct 15
Apply: Stills Academy 2020

Stills Academy Online provides the opportunity to develop your photographic practice with the assistance of Stills expertise. Over a 6-week period you will be supported by our tutors to…

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Sep 18
RSA Morton Award 2020: Sekai Machache

Sekai Machache is the winner of this years RSA Morton Award. Machache’s work is a deep interrogation of the notion of self. Interested in the relationship between spirituality,…

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Sep 10
Stills: New Online Courses

Our new online courses offer a wide range of high-quality, subsidised training in all areas of photography and digital media. Stills’ tutors are experienced professionals from a variety…

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Aug 24
Impressions Gallery | Call out for Self-publishers

It’s our 6th annual Photobook Fair and this year we are going digital and online. A big part of the photobook fair is supporting, promoting, and selling self-published photobooks by…

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Jul 28
ffotogallery | Photography and Language: Marcelo Brodsky, Michal Iwanowski & Alina Kisina (Zoom Event)

ffotogallery | Photography and Language Michal Iwanowski, Marcelo Brodsky, Alina Kisina Thursday 30th July at 6PM (via Zoom) Join ffotogallery (Cardiff) for this online discussion…

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Jul 23
Source Magazine New Photography Writing Prize

We are always looking for new writers to contribute to Source. If you’ve not written for Source before we invite you to send us an article. If we like it we will either publish it…

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Jul 16
Stills Academy Online Exhibition Launch

Stills Academy students are launching an online exhibition of their work this Friday, 17th July. The Academy started back in March when the young people taking part had just three weeks…

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Jul 14
Open Call: Moray: Wonderful Things

‘Moray: Wonderful Things’ M:ADE are very excited to announce this project, in partnership with ArtNorth and Projectroom2020. We are asking for members of the Moray community…

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Jul 14
Call for Submissions: Shutter Hub – Postcards from Great Britain

Postcards from Great Britain is a largescale project from Shutter Hub, inviting photographers to share their visions of British culture through photographic images and create…

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Jul 08
Kickstarter Launch: Island Tides by Paul Glazier

A book of photographs taken on the island of Vatersay in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland over a period of 35 years. Paul Glazier & Bluecoat Press have recently launched a Kickstarter…

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Jul 01
Call for Submissions: The View From Here

The Perch, a Yale creative arts journal with a broad mental health theme, announces its call for submissions for a special 2020 issue, in collaboration with the Mental Health Foundation…

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Jun 25
SOURCE Future Issues Research Day

Source is interested in seeing new previously unpublished projects for publication and has an open and ongoing submissions policy. We publish a variety of work but we would encourage you…

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Jun 24
Document Scotland – Patreon

DOCUMENT SCOTLAND SEEKS SUPPORT TO CONTINUE MAKING AND SHOWCASING THE BEST OF SCOTTISH DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY Document Scotland is launching an initiative to continue the work they do…

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Jun 16
Street Level Photoworks – Photo Challenge #2

from the series ‘The Guisers’ (2015 – 2019) © Margaret Mitchell GUISER, n. “in modern times one of a party of children who go in disguise from door to doorat various festivals,…

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Jun 04
CALL FOR ENTRIES: EVERYDAY DELIGHT (WINDOWS EDITION)

Our original EVERYDAY DELIGHT print exhibition was an amazing success, followed by EVERYDAY DELIGHT (Stay at Home Edition), where we created the most beautiful online exhibition. Now, to…

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Jun 04
Satellites Programme

Applications for Satellites Programme 2021 are now open! Satellites Programme is the accelerated development programme which sits at the core of Collective. Through it, we aim to prepare…

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Jun 02
Stories in Isolation – Multistory

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been thinking about how we can respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and we’re producing a new digital programme called Stories in Isolation to support local…

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May 28
Open Call: IMAGINING an ISLAND

In This Day and Age inthisdayandage.org/symposium-imagining-an-island/ To coincide with our ‘work in progress’ exhibition at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Art Gallery there will be a…

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May 27
Submit: Visual Arts Scotland: Graduate Showcase 2020

Every summer Visual Arts Scotland visit degree shows around Scotland. We look for emerging artists and designers whose work best exemplifies the fresh and dynamic approach to…

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May 25
Apply Now: Tonic Arts – Life Under Lockdown

Life Under Lockdown – Seven micro-residencies for visual artists Tonic Arts is seeking visual artists to create new work which documents their observations, experiences,…

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May 17
Street Level Photoworks – Photo Challenge #1

Hull Under Water (1991), from the series The Parents © Colin Gray This is a fantastic image from Colin Gray’s long term project with his parents. His mother Rene is pretending to swim…

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May 14
Open Call: Documenting St Andrews: Spring and Summer 2020

Open Call Documenting St Andrews: Spring and Summer 2020 What is the town of St Andrews like during the pandemic? What are the townspeople doing? How are the workers and the students,…

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May 14
Edinburgh LoFi – ‘Let There Be Light’ Pinhole Photography Exhibition

Let There Be Light : Online Exhibition Edinburgh LoFi – Pinhole Photography Exhibition – April 2020 Image: Paddling Pool by Judith Rowan Follow Edinburgh LoFi for more online…

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May 04
Best of FLOW – Studies in Photography

 The Scottish Society for the History of Photography and FLOW photofest have created ‘Best of FLOW’ – A selection of work from FLOW photofest. Enjoy a preview…

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Apr 22
RSA Award – Pandemic: A personal response to COVID-19

The new RSA Award – Pandemic: A personal response to COVID-19 (£2,500) has been set up in response to the COVID-19 outbreak to assist artists with the creation of new work at…

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Apr 17
Open for Entries: The RSA Morton Award

ABOUT THE AWARD The Morton Award (£5,000) is for artists working in a lens-based media in Scotland. The award is funded by The Morton Charitable Trust and administered by the Royal…

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Apr 16
#Mass Isolation Projects

Get Involved: #Mass Isolation Projects Inspired by the 1937 Mass Observation project, photography galleries and organisations are inviting us to post our stay at home snaps. Initiated by…

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Apr 16
Shutter Hub Open Call: Everyday Delight (Stay At Home Edition)

EVERYDAY DELIGHT (Stay at Home Edition) will be an online exhibition showcasing photography that discovers the beauty in the everyday, finds the magic in the mundane, and looks for the…

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Apr 10
Firecracker Photographic Grant Covid-19

About the call In light of the increasingly difficult circumstances faced by our freelance photographic community, this year’s Firecracker Photographic Grant is specifically tailored to…

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Apr 05
Elementary Blueprint – Stills

Elementary Blueprint: A nationwide community and individual cyanotype project Elementary Blueprint was originally planned as a creative experiment for participants across Edinburgh. We…

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Apr 04
Interview: Forward Journal – Simon Murphy

Simon Murphy; winner of the 2019 Richard Coward Scottish Portrait Awards in Photography, is interviewed in the latest issue of Forward, published by Graphical House. You can read his…

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Apr 02
Scottish Portrait Awards 2020

Enter the 2020 Scottish Portrait Awards from 2 April to 30 June. You can find all the info on the Scottish Portrait Awards website https://www.scottishportraitawards.com/   The 2020…

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Mar 10
Slow Gaze by Adam Geary

New photobook by Adam Geary; Adam Geary | Slow Gaze The Slow Gaze photobook takes a look beneath the cracks of our increasingly fractured lives. Lives in which the ‘home’; itself a…

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Jan 29
Open Call – Belief | Loupe Magazine

ABOUT Issue 11 will be the second themed edition of Loupe. We’ll be exploring the concept of ‘Belief’. While this is sure to include a look at religion, we also want to feature work that…

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Jan 29
CALL FOR ENTRIES: Ways of Seeing – Women and Photography in Scotland

We’ve teamed up with National Trust for Scotland, Glasgow Women’s Library, and the Trust’s Tenement House to create a two-part exhibition, Ways of Seeing, spotlighting Women and…

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Jan 29
Call for entries: My Place Photography Competition

The Scottish Civic Trust’s My Place Photography Competition is a Scotland-wide heritage photographic project for school age young people (4-18). The theme for submissions this year…

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Jan 21
Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards

The Visual Artist and Craft Makers Awards (VACMA) are a programme of small grants schemes with a range of local authorities and art agencies across Scotland to support Scotland-based…

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Nov 02
Open Call: Stills Photo Market

7 March – 8 March 2020, 11am – 6pm. Stills are hosting a Photo Market… Over the last couple of years Stills have joined forces with The Fruitmarket Gallery to co-host…

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Oct 24
GRAIN – Too Rich a Soil: Arpita Shah, Maryam Wahid & Nilupa Yasmin

Too Rich a Soil Arpita Shah, Maryam Wahid & Nilupa Yasmin The New Art Gallery Walsall 15th November 2019 – 19th April 2020 GRAIN in collaboration with The New Art Gallery Walsall…

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Oct 08
Open Call: New Photographers Guild 2019 / 2020

New Photographers Guild is a mentored photography programme preparing recent graduates for professional life beyond education led by Elaine Livingstone, photographer, Claire Stewart,…

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Aug 29
Open Call | CONTACT: Stills School for 16-25yr olds

CONTACT is an introductory photography course that will teach you basic photography skills as well as encourage you to develop your own projects. Whether you prefer darkrooms, digital or…

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Aug 08
Artist News: Colin Gray at the 9th Biennale de photographie en Condroz

9 th Biennial of photography Condroz From August 3rd to 25th, 2019 Watch: Interview with Colin Gray in the final part of video link here. The Biennial offers 20 exhibitions that bring…

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Aug 08
‘On the Edge’ – Residency Opportunities in Finland and Ireland

Street Level Photoworks – in collaboration with Artlink (Ireland) and Northern Photographic Centre (Finland) – are delighted to announce an open call to Photographers and…

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Jul 27
The Stills / Edinburgh Park Photography Commission

Stills has joined forces with Parabola, the award winning developer and investor, to support an Early Career photographer to embark on a major new commission for Edinburgh Park, as it…

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Jul 18
OPEN CALL: Family is what you make it

Macrobert Arts Centre is inviting submissions to a photo competition on the theme of ‘Family is what you make it’.  The competition theme is linked to our chosen ‘Conversation’ for this…

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Jul 18
CALL FOR PAPERS: Second Morton Photography Symposium at Glasgow Women’s Library

Written by Ben Reiss, Morton Photography Project Curator.   The National Trust for Scotland, in collaboration with Glasgow Women’s Library, is pleased to invite papers for the…

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Jul 16
OPEN CALL: Street Level Open 2019

Street Level Open 2019 12th September – 24th November  ‘…there is no such thing as a singular photography at all, only discontinuous, myriad photographies…’ – Geoffrey…

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Jul 09
A Change in Direction – The Jill Todd Photo Award and Futureproof Prize Announcement

In the interests of more effectively pursuing the aims of the Jill Todd Photographic Award – that being to promote early careers in photography through the making and exhibiting of…

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Jul 03
New Irish Works

Edinburgh based Zoe Hamill will be showing work from her project ‘A Map Without Words’ as part of New Irish Works, Museum of Contemporary Photography of Ireland, Dublin from…

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Jun 27
Watch: ‘Trying to Get Home’ Lecture by David Williams

Click here to view an illustrated talk by photographer David Williams given at Edinburgh Napier University as part of the Photography Lecture Series (19th February 2019). Images  © David…

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Jun 15
Scottish Portrait Awards 2019

The Scottish Portrait Awards 2019 are now open for entries! Entries are open from 2 April 2019 and close at midnight 30th June 2019.

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Jun 04
TPG New Talent Exhibition

  This Summer Alice Myers will be showing video and book work from the project ‘Nothing is Impossible Under the Sun‘ at the Photographers’ Gallery. The project…

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May 22
Call for Papers: Science & Photography Symposium

A one-day symposium on science and photography will take place on 23rd October in St Andrews. The symposium is presented in conjunction with the 2019 St Andrews Photography Festival,…

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Apr 02
Stills GreenRoom Commission

Stills are thrilled to announce that the GreenRoom artist's commission, set up in collaboration with PYRUS, is awarded to Edinburgh based artist and photographer Helen Jones.

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Apr 02
FLOW Photofest Open Competition 2019

FLOW Photofest are holding an open competition to have work printed and exhibited as part of their 2019 festival, taking place in Inverness this September. The entry fee is £15.

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Mar 19
FORMAT International Portfolio Review Awards

We are delighted to share that there are three Scottish based winners in this year’s FORMAT International Portfolio Review Awards: Sophie Gerrard, Simona Ciocarlan and Margaret Mitchell.

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Mar 13
Art North

ART NORTH is a new quarterly visual arts magazine with a primary focus on Scotland and the Far North. The magazine will present the visual arts of the North in the truly international…

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Mar 05
… on making

Glasgow School of Art graduate Flannery O’Kafka is showing work as part of ‘… on making’, on show at The National Museum in Gdańsk from 15th March until 9th June…