Sunday, March 28, 2010
Photo Forum Beirut #3: Call for submission - EXTENDED DEADLINE - MAY 10
Zico House and Photo-Festivals invite you to the third session of Photo Forum Beirut on Tuesday 18th May 2010
**Format of the sessions
Selected photographers will have a chance to experience speaking about their work in public, to articulate concerns, aims and plans for their photography and to ask opinions in an open environment.
We strongly encourage feedback from the attending audience.
The third session will take place at Zico House on 18th May 2010 from 19.00 to 21.00.
For each session we will invite an international external selector to choose the photographers who will present and discuss their work.
We are proud to announce Photo Forum Beirut #3's international selector: Yumi Goto
Yumi Goto is an art and photo documentary project coordinator and curator.
Her work has focused on the development of cultural exchanges that transcend borders through collaboration with local artists and NGOs in areas affected by conflict.
She launched and serves as editor-in-chief of pdfX12 | photo documentary folioX12, a free photographic portfolio digitally distributed since 2007. Goto also has worked as a photo editor for the 100th memorial photographic book project, This Day of Change by the Japanese publisher Kodansha in 2008-2009. In 2010, She launched a weekly photography blog “I was there”.
Past international selectors:
PFB #1: Yasmina Reggad, UK-based independent curator, founder and director of Photo-Festival.
PFB #2: Cia de Foto, Sao Paulo-based photo collective.
Every month, Photo Forum Beirut invites a local or visiting host to speak about a specific issue related to photography practice.
Third session's speaker will be announced shortly.
** Submission process
Deadline: 10TH MAY 2010
The session will benefit photographers who do not have access to regular feedback and are willing to receive specialist and peer-led critique of their work.
Please note that the session is NOT for exhibiting printed pictures; selected photographers will show their work or series related to this month theme in either slide or digital projection.
TO APPLY for Photo Forum Beirut #3, please make sure you will be in Beirut on Tuesday 18th May 2010.
Please follow our guidelines:
- create a Photoshelter Starter free account: (and do not forget to choose STARTER at the bottom of the box of Pick a Plan)
- upload your photographs (up to 20 images of 1024 pixels on the longest side, and a file size NO larger than 500 kb);
- share your gallery with photoforumbeirut@gmail (not familiar with Photoshelter? Follow the 3 first “Getting started” steps);
- name your gallery with your Name and Surname;
- email us a short biography, a presentation text or artist statement about your work.