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Photography Prize (Berlin, Germany) – Call For Artists

Photography Prize (Berlin, Germany) – Call For Artists

BBA Gallery in Berlin, Germany announces an art call for the Photography Prize. They will offer four shortlisted artists an exhibition during Berlin Photo Week at BBA Gallery in October 2019.

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 09-05-2019

The gallery team will select the shortlisted artists. A jury consisting of the gallery directors and industry professionals will then decide on the winner. There are no restrictions in terms of theme, photography medium, or educational background. Installations and conceptual works are welcome. Early applications end 31 July, general deadline 5 September.

Four shortlisted photo artists exhibit at BBA Gallery in October 2019 during Berlin Photo Week. WhiteWall will sponsor the production of all selected photo works for the exhibition. In addition, each shortlisted artist receives a software package by Skylum and promotion through the gallery’s website, PR, and social media channels.

The Photography Prize winner is selected by a jury and will receive an artist profile on the gallery platform Artsy through BBA Gallery. WhiteWall will present the winner’s works in their showrooms with a touring solo show.

About BBA Gallery

BBA Gallery works with emerging and mid-career artists. These are industry terms, labels that help simplify complexity. Artists don’t need a label – they need a champion: a committed gallery who kicks doors for them, introduces their work to collectors, and shares their vision with the world.

That’s why BBA Gallery launched in 2017. They find and represent artists with unique talent and ideas, a strong vision, and a compelling style. Age or education are not the most important criteria. BBA Gallery is more interested in authenticity, perseverance, professionalism, and outstanding artworks, no matter the medium.

BBA Gallery began as an artist-run project space in 2015. The ethos has been clear since then – to seek out talented and passionate artists and give them all the nurture they need.

For more information, contact info@bba-gallery.com.

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Social Art Award – Call For Artists

Social Art Award – Call For Artists

The Institute for Art and Innovation e.V. announces the first Social Art Award. Artists and cultural actors are invited to apply with their work to the field of social art.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 31 Mar 2017

Social art is any artistic expression that aims at creating social impact and change. Artists are visionaries, utopists, and agents for change with the ability to affect society by creating emotionally captivating experiences. The goal of the Social Art Award is to invigorate the rise of social art.

Equal participation from artists and cultural actors from all over the world is promoted. There is a reduced registration fee possible to make this open call globally accessible and inclusive. Reduced fees are eligible for applicants under 25 years of age. Citizens of eligible countries (please check list of UN) participate free of charge.

Social Art Award artist benefits

The winner receives 1.000 EUR in prize money. The three selected winners for the exhibition present their artwork in Berlin, Germany in August/ September 2017. The 10+2 shortlisted artists will receive a professional feedback by the jury. Fifty artists will be published in the official award book. They will receive additional exposure through PR, social media, and honorary mention.  All applicants of the award will receive two printed copies plus the digital version of the award book.

About the Institute for Art and Innovation e.V.

The Institute for Art and Innovation e.V. is an independent, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization based in Berlin, Germany. It is a multidisciplinary institute that explores and promotes art and innovation as a means to foster social impact and change. The institute established the Social Art Award. The award aims at strengthening the recognition of social artists and the value of their work. Hence, it cherishes the importance of social art for society. The accompanying book supports the spread of social art, the artists, and their work. The institute undertakes research, training, production, and exchange.

For more information, contact press@social-art-award.org.

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Queer Art Exhibition – Call For Artists

Transnational Queer Underground is looking for contributions from queer artists from around the world for a queer art exhibition.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 31 Dec 2016

We want to challenge western, male dominated, and heteronormative ways of writing history by telling our own stories and showing our own views and experiences of the world.

#TheGalleryProject connects artists from all around the world and encourages transnational cooperations. Everybody can showcase their work online and make lasting connections there.

For more information, contact tqu@me.com.

Queer Art Exhibition

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Berliner Liste 2016 – Call for Artists

Emerging gallery programs, project spaces, and artists are invited to apply for the Berliner Liste 2016 fair.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 30 Jun 2016

The 13th edition of Berliner Liste will be held from September 15th to 18th, 2016, parallel to Berlin Art Week, in the legendary Kraftwerk Berlin. The unique, raw, and urban atmosphere of Kraftwerk in Berlin Mitte, the former East Berlin power station, is the ideal location for Berlin’s oldest and biggest art fair.

Unlike most of the major art fairs which are open mainly to art galleries, Berliner Liste 2016 offers individual artists and photographers access to a large and long-established art market. As an exhibitor, artists will get the opportunity to perform side by side with galleries and project spaces, present art to an audience of specialists as well as to the general public, and offer works for sale.

As a forum for emerging, international art at affordable prices, the Berliner Liste attracts every year a wider audience. 123 exhibitors from 23 countries presented their work to more than 11,000 young collectors, art lovers, and fans at last year’s show.

For more information, contact info@berliner-liste.org.

Berliner Liste 2016

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Wire Arts Experiment Vol 2 – Call for Artists

Wire is seeking artists of all mediums, but especially visual artists and visual media artists, for an upcoming collaborative group exhibition, Wire Arts Experiment, vol. 2, to take place in the historic building, Hackesche Höfe, in Berlin Mitte.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 29 Oct 2015

The exhibition concept of Wire Arts Experiment, vol. 2 is PUBLIC AND PRIVATE. Artists are invited to submit their work in relation to an open and free interpretation of this concept. We are particularly interested in pieces addressing emotive, communicative, digital, and technological notions of PUBLIC AND PRIVATE.

The exhibition opening is scheduled to take place the 19th of November, with a submission deadline of Thursday the 29th of October. In addition to the party, a virtual exhibit will run simultaneously on Wire.

Artists are asked to submit 3 images of their pieces in JPG format, as well as a one paragraph explanation of the concept as it relates to the theme of PUBLIC AND PRIVATE. The final selection will be made by a committee consisting of three Wire team members, one representative from ArtConnect, and one member of the Berlin art community.

Chosen artists will exhibit their work to an international audience of artists and professionals from the tech and start up communities. All works can be sold, at no commission.

Wire is a Berlin based start-up, building a simple tool to communicate with text, voice, pictures and media — all beautifully woven together for modern devices. Our development center is in the heart of Berlin – Hackesche Höfe – and our employees are fun, down to earth, and bubbling with fresh ideas.

For more information, contact beta@wire.com.

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Riot Art – Call for Artists

Riot Art is looking for artists. Whether you’re a photographer, painter, performer or sculptor, we are looking for cool emerging artists to feature on our online gallery.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 30 Sept 2015

Artists will gain additional visibility through targeted social media platforms and may be selected for pop-up exhibitions from time to time.

Riot Art, a new online art gallery has arrived in Berlin. Our focus is on emerging artists. Ideally we want to feature artists whose art pushes the boundaries, is loud and provocative, that represents the minority voice, queer art, political art, and riot art.

For more information, contact hello@riotart.co.

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