Tuesday, November 17, 2009

CONTACT Toronto Photography Festival 2010: Junction BIA Call for Submissions

Contact Toronto Photography Festival 2010: Junction BIA Call for SubmissionsThe Junction Business Improvement Area
Contact 2010: Call for Submissions to Photographers
Deadline: Midnight December 16, 2009
Credit: thejunctionbia.com

CONTACT 2010 Thematic Focus: Pervasive Influence

From within the midst of the
Still Revolution in photography, we witness the transformation of the medium alongside the shifting social, political and cultural events of our times. In this era of instant information the image is stimulating sweeping, unprecedented change in the way we communicate...

The 14th annual Toronto Photography Festival will consider the ways in which photography informs and transforms human behavior.
CONTACT 2010: Pervasive Influence will explore the personal and social consequences of the medium of photography, in a society devoted to the image.


The Junction BIA
Call for Submissions to Photographers

The Junction Business Improvement Area will be hosting over 20 photographic exhibitions
at select venues throughout the area.

Deadline for Submissions: Midnight December 16, 2009
Artists will be notified of the results by December 24, 2009

*If you are selected to show by the Junction BIA a $75 entrance fee is applied.

How to apply:

Please submit the following as digital files on a CD clearly labeled with your name and email address or by email.
  1. A maximum of ten digital images of works proposed for the exhibition. Digital images should be: RGB, jpeg format no larger than 1024 x 768 pixels at 300 dpi. They should be numbered 01 to 10 (01_tree, 02_house, 03_car etc.). Do not submit original artwork. Image list indicating title, year, medium and dimensions. (Include this in digital form on CD)
  2. A 75 word written description of your work (Include this in digital form on CD)
  3. A curriculum vitae, resume or biography. (Include this in digital form on CD)
  4. A self-addressed envelope (SASE) with sufficient return postage. Without an SASE we will not return submission packages and will dispose of submission materials appropriately.
  5. The Junction BIA will take reasonable care with submission materials; however, we cannot accept responsibility for damage or loss to original photographic prints.

The artist is responsible for printing, framing, and hanging their work.

The exhibitions will take place from May 1 – May 31, 2010. Opening celebrations are May 2, 2010

Submit Applications to:
Anna-Louise Richardson
Executive Director
The Junction BIA
3042 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON M6P 1Z3
Or CONTACT2010@thejunctionbia.com
For more information visit www.contactphoto.com

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olga said...

Industry Canada: News Releases: Government of Canada Supports CONTACT Toronto Photography Festival

OTTAWA, July 24, 2009 — The Government of Canada has made an investment of more than $160 000 to support the CONTACT Toronto Photography Festival as part of the Marquee Tourism Events Program.
Funding from the Marquee Tourism Events Program will allow CONTACT to reinstall its Portfolio Review event for audiences in 2010 and create an International Guest Program designed to attract international artists to the festival.
For more information, please visit the Marquee Tourism Events Program website or the Canada’s Economic Action Plan website.

The Vision Builder said...

CONTACT 2010 Photography in the Junction: Pervasive Influence

CONTACT Photography in the Junction: May 1 - 31, 2010

Opening Night Receptions: 21+ Venues

Saturday, May 8, 2010
Time: 6 - 9 pm
Open Air Screening
Time: 9 pm