29 Feb 2016
5th Singapore International Photography Festival | open call
The 5th edition of Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF) is holding its open call for photographers and curators worldwide. In the previous edition (2014), 47 photographers from 23 countries were selected. In 2016, SIPF launches a Curatorial Project Showcase, also subject of open call.
Deadline: 29 February 2016 (11:59PM, SG time)
Interested applicants can register online at register.sipf.sg
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.
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
In the previous festival edition in 2014, 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).