Between 7 and 17 June 2018, Hamburg (GER) is hosting the first week of the Triennial of Photography. Within the festival, the European Platform for Photography – Parallel will also be presented, with the exhibition of artists Joshua Phillips (UK), Ramona Güntert (GER) and Šarūnas Kvietkus (LT), and at the same time there will also be a selection of promising photographers / curators to participate in the second cycle of activities of the European Photo Based Platform Parallel. This call's aim is to select 30 new artists working with photography and 8 new curators working with photography/new media/visual arts that will be participating in the 2nd Cycle  of the Parallel Platform, which will occur between June 2018 and September 2019. If selected, participants will be taking part in one of the most innovative creative processes going from scratch to the exhibition, alongside with 37 other artists and curators. There were over 640 applicants for the artists call and over 50 applicants for the curators call, from all over Europe and beyond.

Jury of the Open Calls for NEW ARTIST Sand NEW CURATORS will take place on 8-9 June 2018 in Hamburg (at the time of Triennial of Photography, Hamburg).

Jury members are:
Louise Clemens, Artistic Director of International Photography Festival in Derby (UK)
Jörg Colberg, founder of the Conscientius Photography Magazine (GER)
Nuno Ricou Salgado, leader of Parallel – European photo-based platform (POR)
Ester Teichman, German-American artist/photographer (GER)
Simona Vidmar, Senior Curator at UGM Maribor Art Gallery (SLO)

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