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New Greek Photography Talent

Open Call

Submit your work by 18 April 2024

The Young Greek Photographers Platform provides a comprehensive framework encompassing exhibition, development and networking opportunities. Its primary objective is to promote emerging photo-based artists with a connection to Greece while showcasing the diversity and vitality of the Greek photography scene.

The submission of proposals to participate in the Young Greek Photographers 2024 program is free of charge.

This call is open to artists up to 35 years old who reside permanently in Greece or Greek artists residing abroad.

Benefits for Selected Artists

• Exhibition: The selected proposals will be exhibited at the Benaki Museum / Pireos 138 from 6 June to 28 July, 2024, as part of the Athens Photo Festival 2024. The exhibition will then travel to Thessaloniki.
• Production support: The Hellenic Center of Photography will cover the production costs for the selected works featured in the exhibition.
Catalog: The selected projects will be presented in the Athens Photo Festival catalog.
• Portfolio Reviews: Selected artists will participate in Portfolio Reviews and engage with experts from the international photographic community, offering them the opportunity to receive feedback on their work.
• Nominations: Selected artists will have access to networking and collaboration opportunities, and their photographic works will be proposed for consideration at international festivals and competitions.
• Residencies: Two finalists will participate in the Photoxenia artist residency program in Crete. Additionally, they will gain access for on-site research and will create new photographic works.
• Mentoring Program: Selected photographers will have the opportunity to participate in the mentoring program offered by the Athens Photo Festival and the Hellenic Center of Photography.
• One Year Program: One photographer will receive a scholarship to participate in the one-year educational program, ArtFotoMode. This program is conducted in 6 cities: Hamburg, Warsaw, Athens, Naples, Budapest, and Berlin.

Selection Committee

The Selection Committee consists of:
• Penelope Petsini (Post-doc researcher / Adj. Prof, Panteion University)
• Stamatis Schizakis (Art historian, Curator of Photography & New Media at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens)
• Manolis Moresopoulos (Artistic Director of the Athens Photo Festival and Hellenic Center of Photography)

Submission Guidelines and Process

How to Enter
Apply through the online entry form and submit all required entry materials.

Submission Deadline
The submission deadline is 18 April 2024.

Multiple Entries
You may submit up to two projects. Each submission requires a separate entry form.

Receipt Confirmation
A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt of your entry. If you haven’t received confirmation within two days of submission, please contact us to verify the status of your entry.

Status Notification
All artists will be notified of their submission status by 10 May 2024.

Contact

For inquiries regarding the Open Call for Entries, please reach out to us at contact@photofestival.gr or contact@hcp.gr.

Are you ready to apply?

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