The deadline is approaching fast to enter the PHmuseum grant competition, which offers a total prize fund of £12,000, a solo show at the Cortona On The Move festival, a feature in the World Press Photo Foundation’s online publication Witness, and more. Photographers have until 15 February to enter their work. Arranged by the Photographic Museum of Humanity, a curated online platform, the competition has nine big-name judges this year. The main award – which offers £7000, £3000, and £1000 to the first, second and third prize-winners respectively plus various promotion in Witness, Just Another Photo Festival and the PHmuseum – will be assigned by Emma Bowkett, director of photography at the FT Weekend Magazine; Sarah Leen, director of photography at National Geographic Magazine and Partners; Ihiro Hayami, director of the Tokyo Institute of Photography; and Alejandro Chaskielberg, the award-winning Argentinian photographer. The New Generation Prize – which offers a £1000 cash prize plus mentorship from photographer and photo director Maggie Steber, and promotion via Witness, Just Another Photo Festival and PHmuseum – will be …
An epic series detailing the seemingly impossible competition to get just an interview goes on show at Paris’ Gare de l’Est from 21 January to 05 March
The photography collector, dealer, curator, editor, artist and soon-to-be gallerist on what made the year for him
The director of Self Publish, Be Happy on what made 2016 for him – and what he’s looking forward to in 2017
Combining projects shot in China, Cameroon, the USA and Namibia, As Entertaining As Possible gives an insight into how images “have transformed the individual into a privileged witness to his own alienation”
Spearheaded by Vogue Italia’s senior photo editor, Alessia Glaviano, the inaugural Photo Vogue Festival got off to an impressive start, says curator Federica Chiocchetti
Curated by Louise Clements, Derby’s FORMAT17 draws on cutting edge photography to consider the man-made world and our place in it
One year after Paris Photo was closed down in the immediate aftermath of the terror attacks on the French capital, Paris Photo returns to the Grand Palais for its 20th edition, accompanied by several independent satellite events riding on the back of what has undoubtedly grown to become the key art event in the global photography calendar.
Mohau Modisakeng and Candice Breitz will represent South Africa with a major two-person exhibition in the South African Pavilion, at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, running from 13 May to 26 November 2017 in Venice, Italy.
Brighton is a city synonymous with celebrating difference, championing diversity and challenging stereotypes. As the unofficial capital of the LGBQ+ community and home of the largest pride event in the UK, there is no better place to stage the themes explored in this year’s Brighton Photo Biennial. Curated and produced by Photoworks, Beyond the Bias – Reshaping Image addresses how photography can inform and reflect socio-political issues. Identity and self-representation are questioned in relation to the wider context of mass-representation – where self-image and attitude are often co-opted – investigating photography’s function in the political of the body, gender, sexuality and subversion of cultural norms. Including work from documentary photographers and photographic approaches that knowingly reference the language of fashion and style photography, the biennial unpicks understandings our personal and projected image. At the core of the festival are three major exhibition projects, one a European premiere from the USA, the others being two new commissions; one centered on British Youth Style, the other documenting the multicultural experiences of identity in India and the UK. …