The Belfast Photo Festival, Described as ’One of the best photography festivals in the world’ (Capture Magazine) that presents one of the leading International Festivals of photography in the United Kingdom and the Visual Arts Festival of Northern Ireland, this year hosted by Picter, now is opened for submissions for 2021.
This major photographic event celebrates some of the finest national and international contemporary photography and visual culture, with the next festival taking place on 3rd June 2021.
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).
Individuals and collectives are welcome to apply.
The Jury will be looking for high quality work.
Individuals and collectives are welcome to apply; individuals should select and enter between 1 and 10 photographs from a particular series or body of work AND/OR submit their Photo-book for exhibition by providing a link to a single PDF (stored on for example: Google Drive or Dropbox). As a collective you can submit up to 15 photographs.
The entry fee is 22 EUR per application (29 EUR after January 31, 2021).
Who can participate? ⇣
Entry is open to all photographers, artists, curators, archives, collectives from anywhere in the world. Applicants must be Age 16+
➜ Spotlight Award: 2,000 GBP (approx. 2,680 USD)
➜ Free membership for one year to the Royal Photographic Society.
➜ Full editorial presentation in a printed/digital issue of GUP photography magazine.
➜ Presentation in a special Festival issue of Abridged Magazine.
All winners will have their work produced by the Festival for exhibition in the main Festival gallery.
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