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May 12
RPS Bursaries

The Royal Photographic Society are offering photographers at all levels the opportunity for a creative research bursary with three separate deadlines throughout June and July –…

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Apr 20
Scotland + Venice presents Alberta Whittle and ‘deep dive (pause) uncoiling memory’ – Venice Biennale 2022

Scotland + Venice 2022 for the 59th International Art Exhibition 23 April – 27 November 2022, Docks Cantieri Cucchini Alberta Whittle has been commissioned to develop new work and will…

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Apr 03
Document Scotland: Show Us Colonsay

Show Us Colonsay is a community focused photography event devised and delivered by Document Scotland in partnership with the Colonsay and Oransay Heritage Trust, which will offer the…

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Apr 01
Street Level Open 2022

Street Level Open 2022 28th May – 7th August The Street Level Open is a celebration of the strength and diversity of contemporary photographic makers in Scotland. Since the last…

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Mar 20
The Richard and Siobhán Coward Foundation: Grants for Analogue Photography

  These grants are to support photographers in projects for which the use of analogue techniques are central to implementation. Grants of £250 – £1,000 are available. For the…

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Mar 20
Open Letter by Scottish Photographers Against Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

John Perivolaris invites all Scottish photographers to read the attached letter below and consider signing the related form. He hopes to use this statement to express the collective…

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Mar 19
New Photographers Guild 2022 Open Call

New Photographers Guild is a mentored photography programme preparing recent graduates for professional life beyond education led by Claire Stewart (photography lecturer), James…

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Mar 16
View: Scottish Portrait Awards 2021 Exhibition

2021 Scottish Portrait Awards Exhibition Dates 15 January to 19 March 2022 – Gracefield Arts Centre, 28 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries DG1 1JQ 26 March to 23 April 2022 – Glasgow…

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Mar 09
Open Call | Satellites Programme 2022

Open for Applications Applications for Satellites Programme 2022 are now open. We invite emerging creative practitioners at a pivotal point in their practice to submit a proposal. Four…

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Mar 02
International Photography Exhibition 164 Open Call

Be part of the longest run­ning pho­tog­ra­phic exhi­bi­tion celebrating photography from across the globe. Entries are now open to every­one with one free entry avail­able to all. The…

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Mar 02
Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award

A £2,000 cash bursary, plus additional benefits, for a professional photographer to undertake a narrative photography project. The winner receives: £2,000 to cover all costs (including…

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Feb 22
Fisherwoman – Craig Easton exhibits at Oriel Colwyn (North Wales)

Fisherwoman – Craig Easton 5th March – 14th May 2022 Oriel Colwyn, Colwyn Bay, North Wales.   Fisherwomen follows women in the fishing industry past and present, through a…

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Feb 20
Open Call – Sustainability | Loupe Magazine

Theme: Sustainability –  The environment is probably what first comes to mind and we are keen to cover that however, we would also like to receive submissions that offer a wide…

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Feb 16
Apply: Stills – No Filter

No Filter A photography course for 12-15 year olds facing barriers accessing the arts. 13th March – 6th April  Sunday Afternoons 1-4pm No Filter is a four week photography course for…

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Jan 26
EXHIBITION: POSTCARDS FROM EUROPE AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY, 12 JAN – 25 FEB 2022

On 12 January 2022 POSTCARDS FROM EUROPE will open at Cambridge University, showcasing several hundred photographic images from across the continent. This exhibition has been created…

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Jan 19
Frank McElhinney | Impression Remains – Helsinki Darkroom Festival

Scottish artist Frank McElhinney has been selected to exhibit as part of Impression Remains, the main exhibition of Helsinki Darkroom Festival. Celebrating current darkroom art and the…

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Jan 12
Stills | Vacancies: Development Manager & Front of House Assistant

Work with Stills! Are you looking for an opportunity in Edinburgh and have a passion for photography and art? Read on for more information on two exciting opportunities at Stills: Centre…

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Dec 19
Hermes & the Veil — Crystal Bennes Solo show at Gallery North, Newcastle

HERMES & THE VEIL – CRYSTAL BENNES 20th January – 5th February 2022 Gallery North (Newcastle upon Tyne)   On the reverse side of the Nobel Medal for Physics, awarded…

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Dec 10
RSA RESIDENCIES FOR SCOTLAND

Deadline: 23 January 2022, midnight Presented by the Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture, the RSA Residencies for Scotland is an exciting, artist-led scheme which enables…

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Dec 08
Open Call: Visualising the impact of childhood bullying

Visualising the impact of childhood bullying on adult life Would you like to take part in this collaborative art project? My image and your words will combine to tell a powerful and…

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Dec 04
Entries Open: Stirling Photography Festival | Your vision of Flow

Here at The Stirling Photography Festival we are preparing to wrap up Flow 2021, and we need one last thing: Your vision of Flow for our online Flow 2021 exhibition and commemorative…

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Nov 27
Where I thrive: photography call-out (Edinburgh)

iThrive Edinburgh is looking for photography work from Edinburgh’s citizens inspired by the theme ‘where I thrive’. We’re looking for work that explores the places and spaces that keep…

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Nov 19
Maud Sulter: The Centre of the Frame | New Hall Art Collection

Maud Sulter: The Centre of the Frame spotlights the work of Scottish-Ghanaian artist Maud Sulter (1960–2008), whose practice is rooted in questioning the representation of Black women in…

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Nov 09
Call for UK Curator: Harmful Practices in Nepal

Call for a UK curator to work with a Nepali photojournalist (artist) to develop an exhibition for our Women of the World Festival in March 2022 The British Council has been organising…

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Nov 09
Crew Call: Female/Femxle DOPs & Gaffers | All Up There

Crew Call for female/femxle DOPs & Gaffers All Up There is a short film funded by GMAC’s Little Pictures scheme, directed by Bonnie MacRae around a personal experience around…

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Oct 21
Great Exposure Photography Competition

The Great Exposure Photography Competition is a celebration of how beautifully diverse, vibrant and innovative the UK is. A unique opportunity for you to take a picture that perfectly…

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Oct 20
‘Mon The High Street Day! Glasgow, Saltmarket

Across September and October, New Practice alongside Dr. Alan Leslie will plan a number of opportunities to present our analysis and recommendations and gather feedback and input from…

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Oct 07
Emerge 2022 Applications Open

Applications are now open for the Emerge Mentoring Programme 2022. Emerge is a 7 month programme of mentoring and a bursary of £1,000 for emerging artists or makers, working in any…

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Sep 29
Island Darkroom Winter Residencies

WINTER RESIDENCIES Applications for 2021/22 Winter Residencies are now OPEN During the winter months (November 2021 – March 2022, inclusive) Island Darkroom and Hebridean Bothy…

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Sep 28
Visit Online | Shutter Hub: Yearbook 2021

YEARBOOK is a group show by Shutter Hub, promoting the skill and talent of photographers working now. After the success of YEARBOOK 2020, which began in response to events and…

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Sep 24
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 its inaugural Student Symposium, entitled New Perspectives on…

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Sep 19
Diffusion Festival 2021

Now in its fifth biennial edition ffotogallery presents Diffusion 2021 ; a month long festival of exhibitions, discussions, screenings, performances, events and celebrations in both…

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Sep 12
Call for Submissions | Filtr Collective

Filtr Collective is a new way of showcasing photography. Join us! Filtr Collective is a new venture designed to take the risk out of exhibiting photography. Filtr uses independent…

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Sep 08
Apply: Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards

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

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Aug 29
Open Call: Talbot Rice Residents 2022–24

Open Call for emerging artists based in Scotland Talbot Rice Gallery invites applications for the Talbot Rice Residents programme which runs from January 2022 to January 2024. The…

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Aug 27
Stirling Photography Festival 2021

Our 2021 theme is FLOW With time over the past year melting day-into-day, swept along by the impact of the pandemic, and reflecting on Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waterways, the…

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Aug 12
Govanhill Baths | Vacancies: Moving Image Artist, Culture Collective Project

Opportunities for: 1. A staff moving-image artist and, 2. Freelance photographer and freelance video-maker for project documentation.…

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Aug 07
Street Level Photoworks | Everything Flows – Year of Coasts and Waters 20/21

For Year of Coasts and Waters 20/21 Street Level Photoworks are co-ordinating a series of exhibitions and events between July and October in various locations, making up an photography…

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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,…