Slide Show 2021

  • Kong#1_sRGB_gif.jpg Markus Krottendorfer, aus der Serie / from the series: Mountains aus Kong #1, 2016 © Markus Krottendorfer, Bildrecht Wien, 2020
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  • Kong#3_sRGB_gif.jpg Markus Krottendorfer, aus der Serie / from the series: Mountains aus Kong #3, 2016 © Markus Krottendorfer, Bildrecht Wien, 2020
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  • Kong#10_sRGB_gif.jpg Markus Krottendorfer, aus der Serie / from the series: Mountains aus Kong #10, 2016 © Markus Krottendorfer, Bildrecht Wien, 2020
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Would you like to be part of an international exhibition project and show your work at three European photo festivals? FOTO WIEN together with Mois européen de la photographie Luxembourg and IMAGO LISBOA invites artists to submit their photographic work in our open call for Slide Show: Rethinking Nature. The selected photographic works will be arranged into an audio-visual slide show, which will be set to music by musicians. Slide Show: Rethinking Nature will be first presented during FOTO WIEN 2021, and will be screened several times over the course of the festival. Further screenings will take place at the photo festival EMOP LUX in spring 2021, and the photo festival IMAGO LISBOA in autumn 2021.

On the topic of “Rethinking Nature”

Ever since his invention, photography has played a defining role in the representation and perception of nature and landscape. In the face of climate crisis and a changing relationship between nature and humankind, an increasing number of artists have engaged with these issues in recent years. Slide Show: Rethinking Nature illustrates the broad spectrum of approaches taken by international contemporary artists, and brings together diverse photographic perspectives on this globally important topic.

Conditions of Participation

If you would like to be part of Slide Show: Rethinking Nature, please submit a selection of your images inspired by or linked to the topic “Rethinking Nature” before 10 January 2021. Images can be of part of one series/project or individual photographs. The festivals’ curators will select the participating photographers, and edit the slide show (screen time 3–10 seconds per image). Photographers can send in a maximum of 10 pictures per submission.

Submission deadline

Images can be submitted for the slide show until 10 January 2021.

Submission fee

There is a fee of 15 euros (incl. 20% VAT) for the submission.

Please carefully read the instructions for image upload before submitting your images.

  • Maximum of ten images per submission in one ZIP folder (max. 100 MB in total)
  • Short biography of the artist (max. 500 characters including spaces)

Please take note of our guidelines for filenames and image credits

  • Use the following filename format for the images in the ZIP folder First three letters of your first name, followed by first three letters of your surname, followed by image number (running numbers), all without spaces (e.g. image 1 from Max Mustermann = MaxMus1).
  • Enclose a Word document with image credits with the ZIP folder. Filename and image credits should be given as follows: Filename, followed by first name, surname, title, year, and copyright holder (e.g. MaxMus1 = Max Mustermann, Mountains, 2020 © Max Mustermann).
  • Please note that only submissions that fulfil these criteria will be considered.

Technical requirements

  • JPG, TIFF, PNG
  • At least 1920px on the long side
  • Max. 4096px on the long side
  • Colour profile: RGB

FOTO WIEN reserves the right to reject submissions or select individual photographs from the submitted materials.

Questions regarding the Open Call