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dotART and Exhibit Around APS associations, creators of the Trieste Photo Days festival, are launching an open call for the new project 71% – The State of Water. The call is open to everyone. Submissions are free.
The call is open from 19th December 2022 to 26th March 2023. To submit photos, just register on the new user area my.dotlogic.net, select the call 71% – The State of Water and follow the procedure for Single Photos and/or Projects /Portfolios.
Only the selected works will become part of a prestigious paper volume that will be presented during Trieste Photo Days 2023 festival (end of October). A selection of photos and/or projects will become part of the festival catalogue.
The best photos will be displayed in an international collective exhibition at the end of October 2023 as part of Trieste Photo Days.
Selected photographers with more than one photo may also be exhibited as part of the Photo Days Tour (in Friuli Venezia Giulia region, at one or more prestigious venues to be defined). The aim is to make 71% – The State of Water a widespread exhibition.
Exhibit Around APS will contact some of the selected photographers for interviews that will become part of the official video of the project. It will be a “behind the scenes” that will be screened during the presentation event and subsequently published on the social networks of Trieste Photo Days and Exhibit Around.
71% – The State of Water also includes a cycle of conferences, meetings and related events, aimed at promoting and presenting the book, the exhibition and the topics addressed.
You can enter the open call for free.
Exhibit Around APS is a non-profit organization that aims to promote the art of photography. Therefore, the selected artists will be contacted by the staff of Exhibit Around APS by April 2023 and will receive a proposal of publication and cost contribution to join the project, the Exhibit Around network and the Trieste Photo Days photography festival.
The will of participating in the cost contribution does not affect in any way the participation in the initiative, let alone victory.
The contribution requested will make the project possible by covering the costs of logistics, organisation, printing of the photos and the book, merchandising, visual communication, transport, set-up, and photo reports, which will be provided by Exhibit Around.
Authors published in the book will be entitled to a special discount valid for the purchase of 1 copy of the volume (no free copies are provided, unless otherwise specified). All authors will receive a digital copy of the book in pdf format, which will also be published on Issuu.
Exhibit Around will chose one Best Author among the Selected that will be awarded with:
Honorable mentions will be awarded with:
«71%» represents the percentage of the earth’s surface occupied by water, the essential element for life that Exhibit Around APS aims to celebrate with this new photographic/editorial project. The relationship between Man and Water lends itself to innumerable expressive possibilities:
The aim of the project is to celebrate through photography the element that unites every living being on Earth.
Each author is free to instill his own stylistic code into the works, as well as to choose the type of photography that is most congenial to him: portrait, street photography, social reportage, documentary photography, nature photography, fashion photography, fine-art.
To make sure to have the right order of the Portfolio, please add to your filename a sequence number (e.g. filename03.jpg, 08filename.jpg, …).
The submitting photographer owns the copyright to all of his images. The photographer grants the associations dotART and Exhibit Around APS a non-exclusive right to use winning images to promote/publicize the Call. The associations reserves also the right to use them within the scope of its own non-profit associational activities after sending an official communication to the author.
The Author, whose name will always be attributed to the work, maintains in any case his/her moral rights in regard to the work, in addition to the intellectual property rights to the same.