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Deadline: 25th July 2011
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: $35 first 5 images, $10 each additional

Where in the World? People, Places and Events

MPC_GreyLogo Photography likes to break out of the studio and inhabit the world. Few things artists do are as immediately engaged with the dynamics of life and the environment as photography. Cameras have been on the bottom of the ocean and on the surface of the moon.

They’ve seen everything, from weddings to wars, and they’ve augmented almost every attempt to understand life and our place in it. Where in the World: People, Places and Events will bring together a diverse group of photographers that interrogate the individuals, environments, and actions that comprise our universe.

Accepted Images: All images selected by juror will be exhibited throughout the Mpls Photo Center Galleries and published in a full color Exhibit Book for purchase.

On Exhibit: October 7th thru November 27th

Opening Reception: October 7th, 7:00 to 10:00 PM, Mpls Photo Center 1st & 2nd Floor Galleries

Results Announced: August 2nd, 2011

Acceptance: All entrants will receive an e-mail notification. Accepted images will be posted on the Mpls Photo Center’s website along with instructions for gallery presentation.

Exhibit Prints: Mpls Photo Center will only accept framed prints with a bright white mat and traditional black wooden or metal frame (nothing ornate). Printing, framing, and shipping are the responsibility of the exhibiting artist. For the convenience of those not living in Minnesota we offer optional fine art printing and framing services at an additional cost to the photographer. Additional information will be provided upon acceptance into the exhibit.

Toby Kamp Exhibit Juror: Toby Kamp is currently Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Menil Collection, Houston, has organized solo exhibitions by artists such as Claes Oldenburg, Ellsworth Kelly, Tim Lee, Vanessa Beecroft, Martin Kersels, Adi Nes, Michael Queenland, Torsten Slama, and Torolab, a design collaborative in Tijuana, Mexico, as well as organized thematic survey and catalogue projects including The Old, Weird America,No Zoning: Artists Engage Houston, Small World: Dioramas in Contemporary Art, and, with curatorial teams, Baja to Vancouver: The West Coast and Contemporary Art and Space Is the Place. A graduate of the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art and the Getty Museum Leadership Institute, Kamps has written on contemporary art and artists for numerous exhibition catalogues and magazines. In 2008, The Old Weird America won the award “Best Thematic Museum Show Nationally” from the International Association of Art Critics (AICA/USA), and in 2006 From Baja to Bar Harbor: Transnational Contemporary Art won “Best Group Show in Institutional/University Gallery or Non-Profit Space, New England.” Prior to his CAMH appointment, Kamps was Senior Curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, Portland; and Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Prize Awards: First Place - $400, Second Place - $300, Third Place - $200 and Three Honorable Mentions. ELIGIBILITY: All are welcome! Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: No Copyright policy USAGE RIGHTS: By submission to this Call for Entry, artists who are accepted grant Mpls Photo Center the right to use their images for the purposes of marketing the exhibition, publication of exhibition book, and subsequent display on the Center's website of exhibitions.

Artists grant the use of their images as stated without further contact or compensation from the Center. Artist's recognition is provided with any use.

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