Empty Spaces: Abandonned Spaces

Close on January 29, 2018
Empty Spaces: Abandonned Spaces
Territory: Worldwide
Theme(s): Empty Spaces: Abandonned Spaces
Eligibility: All entrants must be 18 years of age or older
Entry: $35.00
Prize: Exhibition
THEME: EMPTY PLACES: ABANDONED SPACES

Through the visual representation of abandoned spaces, artifacts of history are at once fresh and new, ancient and decayed. The past continues to live in these forsaken, ruined, or empty spaces and we ask— Who were the people who lived and worked here? What were their lives like? What were their stories? What happened to them in these spaces?

Praxis Gallery seeks the submission of photographic art that explores the visual and social significance of abandoned space - where derelict factories, churches, private houses or other empty places serve as the basis for creative investigation. All genres, capture types, color and black & white, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome for submission.

JUROR: ROSS ANDERSON

Ross Anderson is an award-winning fine art photographer and filmmaker. His honors include the 2009 American Photographic Artists Grand Prize Award and the 2011 International Loupe Award. His photography was recently selected to be included in Creative Quarterly’s 100 Best 2017 annual publication and is currently featured in Creative Quarterly’s Fall 2017 issue. His work has been exhibited in the US, Europe and Asia. Ross earned his MFA at the University of Falmouth in the UK. He currently lives and works in Minneapolis and is the director of Praxis Gallery.

ACCEPTANCE: AWARDS

Thirty images will be selected by the juror for exhibition at Praxis Gallery. A Juror’s Choice and two Honorable Mentions will be awarded by the juror and featured in the exhibition, the printed show catalog and the online show gallery. Award winners will receive a free show catalog. The Juror’s Choice winner will be featured in (and receive a complimentary copy of) Praxis Gallery’s Annual Review magazine. The Directors Choice Award will be given to the artist with the strongest series of images submitted and will have their work featured at praxisgallery.com.

ENTRY FEE: $35.00

The submission fee for entry is $35.00 for the first five images and $5.00 for each additional image. Payment is accepted by Credit / Debit Card through our secure online submission site.

ABOUT PRAXIS GALLERY: PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS CENTER

Praxis Gallery and Photographic Arts Center is a community based arts organization that supports the development of emerging and established photographers. Praxis Gallery provides solo and group show exhibition opportunities to local and international media artists. Praxis Photographic Arts Center offers a range of learning opportunities for beginning, intermediate and professional photographers through workshops and seminars. With an emphasis on creative expression and innovation, Praxis promotes photographic exhibitions and learning opportunities that inform, challenge and engage the individual artist, with an imperative on promoting the work of our artists to local and international audiences.

USE RIGHTS

Artist retains all copyrights to their own ­­images. Artists whose photographs are accepted for exhibition grant Praxis Gallery the nonexclusive right to use and reproduce submitted photographs for exhibition purposes and for the purpose of marketing the exhibition, marketing related programs and subsequent display on Praxis Gallery's website. The artist's name and photo title will be included wherever the photographs are displayed.
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