Open Call | Belfast Exposed Graduate Photography Award 2018

Application deadline: Saturday 23 June, 5pm

The Belfast Exposed 2018 Graduate Photography Award is now open for applications for students graduating from BA and MFA Photography and Fine Art Programmes across Northern Ireland / Southern Ireland in Summer 2018. Please note, in order to be considered, the applicant must use photography as the primary focus in their artistic practice.

The award offers:

-A 3 week exhibition OR residency at Belfast Exposed Gallery 2
-£400 Artist Fee
-Contribution towards production costs for exhibition / residency of up to £600
-Travel/accommodation contribution of up to £100
-Access to Belfast Exposed resources including studio, lighting equipment, scanners, darkroom, reading room and mentorship from Belfast Exposed staff


-Commitment to take part in the exhibition / residency programme from 6th September to 29th September 2018
-To organise and host at least one public output (workshop, talk etc)

To apply please send the following to via Dropbox OR as one PDF document via email

1. CV (max 2 pages)
2. 250 word artist statement about your practice
3. 10 Low Resolution JPGs of examples of your practice
4. 500 word statement about why you would like to apply for this opportunity, and how you would use the award. Applicants can propose an exhibition of new work OR to use the period between 6th– 29th September as a residency at Belfast Exposed.

Interviews will be conducted during the first week of July 2018 and the recipient of the Award will be notified by Monday 16th July 2016.

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