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Helsinki Photo Festival 2019

Helsinki Photo Festival is to push the boundaries for exploring photography in Finland and brings photography back to the streets presenting  cutting-edge work from Nordic and international photographers, encouraging the audience to meet and interact with the arts directly in the public sphere.
July 5th - September, 9th 2019

photo: Karolin Klüppel

"PUNKT, acatech" award

Technological developments visualized in an original and understandable way strengthens the social debate on technology and innovation. The "PUNKT, acatech" award - German Academy of Engineering Sciences honors outstanding technical journalism.
In 2019, the POINT will be awarded in the multimedia and photo categories. Entries will be awarded that bring technology to life in a sound, understandable, creative and critical way.
application deadline: July 15th, 2019

On Earth – Imaging, Technology and the Natural World

Foam presents the exhibition On Earth – Imaging, Technology and the Natural World at the 50th edition of the Rencontres d’Arles, the largest and most respected photography festival in the world.
On Earth brings together the work of 25 contemporary artists who use innovative imaging strategies to reflect on the evolving relationship between humans and nature.
The exhibition On Earth - Imaging, Technology and the Natural World  is curated by Foam as part of the Rencontres d'Arles 2019 programme, which runs from 1 July until 22 September.
Opening party: 4 July 2019 from 17.00 hrs onwards

Arles 2019 - Les Rencontres de la photographie

50 years of a photographic adventure! This is what the Rencontres d’Arles, celebrating their 50th edition, will be offering this year. The Rencontres has collected archives and memories to illustrate what has always been its singularity: bringing together photographers and the public, every July, in Arles.
Opening week: July, 1st - July, 7th / Exhibitions: July, 1st - September, 22nd
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International Photography Award

The International Photography Awards conducts an annual photography competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global level,
creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today.
The IPA recognizes photography’s leading talents who are creating, shaping and defining the world of photography today.
Submission Deadline July 14th, 2019
photo: Alice by Natalia Evelyn Bencicova


The sixth edition of the 50JPG (50 Jours pour la photographie à Genève) of the Centre de la photographie Genève will be held between 19 June and 25 August 2019. The main exhibition will aim to bring together Eros & Cosmos. Under the title OSMOSCOSMOS, it will highlight the link between these two universes, a connection that has been very little studied in our western cultures

Centre de la photographie Genève, 19.06 — 25.08.2019

Silver at the "Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3) for Heiko Hellwig

plainpicture photographer Heiko Hellwig wins Silver at the "Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3)" for the category Book Cover with his image for the cover of the Simenon novel "Feux rouges" published by "Le Livre de Poche". Merci beaucoup for this wonderful project.

The Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3) is a photography award that strives to promote appreciation of photography, discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris.

20 Years of Art Collection Deutsche Börse

Deutsche Börse is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Collection of contemporary photography. We are taking a look at their collection through different eyes and have therefore chosen to present it under the motto "from another perspective".
14 June - 23 August 2019
Deutsche Börse AG, The Cube, Eschborn

Open Walls Arles 2020

OpenWalls Arles 2020 is open for applications. Respond to the theme ‘Growth’ for the opportunity to be exhibited at Galerie Huit Arles alongside Les Rencontres d’Arles 2020. British Journal of Photography and Galerie Huit Arles are seeking 50 winning images and two winning series to be exhibited as part of a group show coinciding with Les Rencontres d’Arles 2020.
Deadline: 01 August 2019 - 23:59

Here we are today - A View of the World in Photography & Video Art

The Bucerius Kunst Forum in Hamburg will celebrate its reopening. Under the title Here We Are Today, it is presenting paradigmatic positions in the artistic engagement with central issues of our globalised society, among them identity, crimes against ethnic groups, capitalism, homeland and migration, and reflections on coming to terms with history.
Admission the current exhibitions will be free for all visitors from 7 to 23 June 2019.
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