New free photography open call for photographers
Mythography 1: Mars, Saturn and Neptune
Exhibit Around APS and dotART Cultural Association are launching an open call on the occasion of the very first volume of the Mythography editorial project.
Mythography is a series of photographic volumes freely inspired by Greco-Roman mythology . Published annually, each volume is dedicated to a group of divinities who represent their themes.
Each volume corresponds to photographic exhibitions , meetings and special guests within the Trieste Photo Days international photography festival.
For this first edition of Mythography, with great honour, Francesco Cito will be a special guest of the book and the exhibition. Mythography vol. I will be presented within the Trieste Photo Days international photography festival with a live conference with Francesco Cito and the curator Enrico Medda , professor of Greek literature at the University of Pisa.
Who is it for?
To photographers from all over the world interested in submitting single photos , but also projects and portfolios freely inspired by the themes of the first volume.
Following a selection, the candidate photos could be exhibited in two dedicated exhibitions , one of which as part of the Trieste Photo Days international photography festival .
The second volume of Mythography will focus on the themes represented by the deities of the Greco-Latin pantheon Mars , Saturn and Neptune .
Mars, god of war, will represent war reporting and resistance ; Saturn, titan of time, those of historical reportage , memory and social reportage and finally Neptune, god of the sea and earthquakes, the themes of the power of nature manifested in the four elements (fire, earth, air, water), earthquakes, tidal waves, floods, fires, natural disasters.
Francesco Cito , one of the greatest Italian photojournalists, will be the special guest of the second volume of Mythography. for forty years he has recounted the war theaters of half the world, including Afghanistan in 1980, the Gulf War in 1990, the Intifada of 1987 and 1993 and many others.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
The call is open to all and registration is free, as is participation in the project in case of selection. To submit photos, simply register or access the Exhibit Around user area, select the call Mythography II and follow the procedure for Single Photos and/or Projects/Portfolios
Each author is free to infuse the works with his own stylistic code , as well as to choose the type of photography that is most congenial to him. It is possible to submit works for several themes .
Following a precise curatorship work, the Best Photography of the project and the Honorable Mentions will be selected .
The award event will be held on the occasion of the Trieste Photo Days international photography festival in the presence of the special guest.
Best author and honorable mentions
The best author and the selected honorable mentions will be awarded during the Trieste Photo Days festival with a medal from Nino Migliori.
ANY DOUBT? - FAQ
You may want to know...
Where and when will my photos be on display?
The best photos will be exhibited in two dedicated exhibitions. Both run from 9 October to 27 November 2021.
The exhibition venues will be the Museo del Territorio in Lignano Sabbiadoro and the Accademia Scaglia in Trieste.
Is participation free?
Participation in the Open Call is free.
Exhibit Around is a social promotion association, therefore it is not for profit. The photographers whose photos have been selected as the best will then be contacted by October 2021. There are no expenses contributions to be part of the exhibition.
What technical characteristics must the photos have?
A candidate photo will be selected as the cover. Authors wishing to submit their photo explicitly for the cover should add the word "cover" to the name of the uploaded file.
Photos must not contain signatures, watermarks, watermarks or frames. Images must be in '.jpg' format and the color mode must be RGB. The size of the single file must be less than 9 MB while the dimensions required for the photos are:
- minimum 2000px short side
- maximum 6000px long side
The file name must not contain special characters but only letters and/or numbers.
Who does the rights to the candidate photos go to?
Each photographer retains the moral and intellectual property rights on their works submitted for the call. Each author grants the Exhibit Around and dotART association the non-exclusive right to use the winning / selected images to promote and/or advertise the association's non-profit activities, subject to official communication to the author (whose name will always be attributed to the 'Opera).