Open calls

International contest for contemporary photographers

International contest for contemporary photographers

Open call for Evening Projections

International contest for contemporary photographers

Alexandra Polina, Generation 60, 2013 / the winner of Evening Projections' contest 2014

Alexandra Polina, Generation 60, 2013 / the winner of Evening Projections’ contest 2014


International photo contest for Evening Projections in frames of Photonic Moments festival in Ljubljana – CLOSED!!!

We are proudly announcing international call for submissions, open to all artists and photographers working in the field of contemporary photography. Selected works and series will be shown in frames of Photonic Moments – Month of Photography 2016 festival in Ljubljana as part of Evening Projections during the opening days of the festival (2-5 June 2016). The projections will take place in the magnificent venue of ZRC atrium in Ljubljana which will host the majority of accompanying programme of the festival.

The eight edition of Ljubljana’s Photonic Moments – Month of Photography festival is dedicated to promote, popularise and present local and international developments in the field of contemporary photography. The festival is organised by Photon – Centre for Contemporary Photography.
Evening Projections in ZRC atrium will enable participation of artists and photographers who could not be presented on several exhibitions within the festival. Their works will be shown to both, wider audience and professional public. The Evening Projections are aimed at presenting wide spectre of artistic projects and therefore the jury will primarily look for fresh approaches and topics that reflect developments on the local and global photographic scene. The winner of the contest (selected on the last day of four-day event) will have a chance to exhibit on a solo show at Photon, Ljubljana in 2017.

We invite all photographers, artists, art groups and collectives working in the field of contemporary photography to participate, irrespective of age or nationality!
There are no application fees!

Deadline for submission is 18 April 2016

The application must contain:
– portfolio of the applicant and proposal for the projection (containing from 10 to 20 photographs) in PDF or JPG format;
maximum size of each photo is 2MB;
– description of the project(s) (in Slovene or English language) up to 1000 characters;
– biography of the applicant;

Each photographer can apply with multiple projects / series. The materials are accepted only in digital form and via designated email.

Applicants shall send the submissions to following email address:
photon.centre@gmail.com with the subject line „Evening Projections contest“ until 18 April 2016!

Additional information available on email photon.centre@gmail.com and telephone number +386 59977907 (weekdays from 12 to 6 pm).

Contact person: Jasna Jernejšek

The selection will be conducted by three-member jury:
Emina Djukić (lecturer, photographer, publicist)
Jasna Jernejšek (curator-coordinator at Photon)
Miha Colner (curator-coordinator at Photon)

The applicants will be be notified about the results of the open call via email until 10 May 2016!