touch, body, gesture
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29 May 2020
10:59 PM

About

Guest Room aims to spark collaborations. That’s why Oluremi Onabanjo is teaming up with Hideko Ono in choosing the theme for this instalment. Hideko is managing the overseas division at Benrido Atelier in Kyoto, Japan, and founded MNK press. Hideko has provided the following prompt as a framework for your submissions:

touch, body, gesture

three words wherein there are endless abstract and concrete possibilities to communicate what goes beyond or beneath the surface of language, welcoming an amplification of open-ended interpretations.

Why submit to Guest Room?

  • Show your work to outstanding curators and gallerists.
  • Get the chance to be published at Der Greif website, a highly-frequented international source of photographic art.
  • Submit for free or for a small donation – you decide.

Voluntary donation

After over a decade of serving the international photography community Der Greif is now finally a registered non-profit. We believe this organizational structure best reflects our artistic and cultural mission. As always, your artistic contribution makes our work on Der Greif possible.

Since starting Guest Room in January 2015, we’ve been working hard to invite a broad range of practitioners, from gallerists to editors and curators. We are convinced that this format is an interesting and low-barrier approach to help artists get their work in front of people who might be interested in working with them. For this reason, we are asking you to consider making a financial contribution as well. That’s why we’re suggesting a voluntary donation of 5 € as a submission fee. 100% of the funds we collect from your donations will go towards helping us continue providing interesting opportunities for the photography community through Guest Room, and thus expand Der Greif.

We believe in inclusivity. We don’t want this suggested donation to stand in the way of your submission. If you are unable to contribute financially, please send an email to voucher@dergreif.org to receive a voucher code which will allow you to enter for free.

Thank you so much!

Timeline

Call for entries open
4 May 2020
Submission deadline
29 May 2020
Guest Room starts on dergreif.org
June 2020

Requirements

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    1 project per submission

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    1 to 4 images per project

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    File type must be JPG

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    At least 1500px on the long edge

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    Images' connection to the theme

About Oluremi Onabanjo

Oluremi C. Onabanjo is a curator and scholar of photography and the arts of Africa based in New York City. The former Director of Exhibitions and Collections for The Walther Collection, she has organized exhibitions in Europe, North America, and Africa.

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29 May 2020
10:59 PM