3 in 1 Call from KAUNAS PHOTO 2016 open from May 18 to June 17
In 2016, KAUNAS PHOTO festival is back with an open call, offering three opportunities in one call for photographers from Europe and beyond.
The call offers 3 fields of opportunities:
1/3.Visibility of works on the database of urban photography, folioPORT for Flâneur.
folioPORT for Flâneur is a platform of call-for works for the KAUNAS PHOTO 2016, at the same time serving as a public resource of photography, related to street, urban life and public space. Once a photographer applies for participation for KAUNAS PHOTO 2016, his / her works will be visible to the international image community and researchers.
2/3. Inclusion in the KAUNAS PHOTO festival program
In 2016, the entire KAUNAS PHOTO festival adopted the topic of Flâneur: new urban narratives.
The EU co-funded project of the same title has enabled the festival to re-engineer its application platform folioPORT to match this particular purpose and its functionalities.
While photographers from all over the globe can submit their work, some parts of the KAUNAS PHOTO program will only consist of works by European photographers.
KAUNAS PHOTO 2016 events will start from June to the end of October, with the main week between September 6 and 11.
Works submitted to folioPORT for Flâneur can be selected for the following:
- Outdoor exhibitions in KAUNAS PHOTO festival, presented in squares in Kaunas, running from the mid-June to October;
- Exhibitions in galleries from August 19 to mid-October;
- Central exhibition at M.Žilinskas Art Gallery of the National M.K.Čiurlionis Art Museum (photographers from geographical Europe), from August 19 to September 19.
- KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2016 - solo exhibition at the Kaunas Photography Gallery from August 19 to September 15.
- Projection events, among them one open-air night with screens in the center and old town of Kaunas, inspired by the Nuit de l'Annee in Arles. Dates to be precised.
3/3. KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2016 Award
The winner of the KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2016 title will be one of the TOP-4 photographers / artists. The TOP 4 positions will be decided by the mathematical calculation of the online votes of experts. The choice of the winner, since 2014 is done by a board of curators of KAUNAS PHOTO festival and Kaunas Photography Gallery, the host of the exhibition.
The winner receives:
- a solo exhibition at Kaunas Photography Gallery at a date proposed by the festival and the gallery,
- accommodation in Kaunas for up to 4 days at festival's designated hotel;
- return trip allowance of up to 300 EUR, based on the travel expense proofs tickets, invoices;
- coverage of transportation or production costs of the exhibition based on mutual agreement. KAUNAS PHOTO STAR exhibitions at Kaunas Photography Gallery tend to have a site specific character, therefore, every exhibition is regarded as individual. Its implementation requires a common work between the photographer / artist and the exhibition curator and architect.
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