Singapore International Photography Festival 2016 OPEN CALL
Deadline: 29 February 2016 (Singapore Time 23:59hr, UTC/GMT +8 hours)
The fifth edition of Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF) is now accepting online submissions from photographers and curators for its upcoming fifith edition in 2016. The new addition to SIPF’s Open Call – the inaugural Curatorial Project Showcase – seeks to provide a platform for emerging and independent curators committed to develop their professional practice in Southeast Asia.
In the previous festival edition, SIPF received 707 submissions from 70 countries. Out of these submissions, works of 47 photographers from 23 countries were selected by the festival’s independent curatorial panel – Dr. Alexander Supartono, Dr. Adele Tan, Charles Merewether, and Tay Kay Chin – and exhibited across the National Museum of Singapore, DECK, and Chapel Gallery from 3 October 2014 to 30 November 2014.
For SIPF 2016, the festival’s independent panel of curators include renowned arts practitioners Jae-Hyun Seok (Independent Curator, South Korea), and Kazuko Sekiji (Curator at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan).
OPEN CALL CATEGORIES
Open Call Showcase for photographers
Selected works will be exhibited in SIPF 2016
Curatorial Project Showcase for curators and collectives
The inaugural edition of the Curatorial Project Showcase seeks to provide a platform for emerging and independent curators committed to develop their professional practice in Southeast Asia
SIPF 2016’s panel of curators who will be shortlisting and selecting works from the open call submissions consist of:
Kazuko Sekiji (Tokyo, Japan)
Curator, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
Seok Jae-Hyun (Seoul, Korea)
Independent Curator and Editor of Photo Dot Magazine