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Stories: Narrative Photography
A curated international photography exhibition
May 6 – 26, 2021

Chicken
On Changes No. 1
Cat's Cradle
Zen at sea
Fishing in the forest
The wall
Winter Dreaming
An endless summer day
After they left
Legs
Ragazzi
Seville 01, City Hall, July 18, 1936
It won’t be long before she notices
We’ll just wait here
Come in
I can explain
It was he!
Unyielding Floods No. 9
Detox
Gaslight Whisper
Rift
After 365 Days No. 7
Windswept
The Playground
Backyard
Playground
Walking Into Night
Drops of hope
Feel the stick
Untitled
Covid-19.23
Covid-19.41
Till human voices wake us No. 1
Till human voices wake us No. 4
Narrative No. 2
Down Under
Digital Collodion
A Faded Portrait
From my Window 2
From my Window 5
Missing Children's Case #407,337
Woman with phone
Inequality No. 1
Danger
Untitled
Birth
Documentator
Once upon a time
Á l’avenir
The Attic: SueSue
After
The Poetry Of Simple Things No. 13
Straight ahead
On Changes No. 7
Clean
Perilous Effrontery
Vert Tendre
Edwardian lady
The Silent Ultimatum
Train Portal No. 2
Hanging on
Embracing Life
Kenopsia
Last Time Together They Sleep
Untitled
2-2-1
Eastern Ghouta No. 5
Concert No. 2
The Sea Watcher
Berlin Youth
Haircut
Buildings that are no longer in use
Last portrait in the house to be demolished No. 2
Departure

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Calls for Entries

Solo exhibition opportunity

July 29 – August 18, 2021  

PH21 Gallery invites photographers to submit their work for a solo exhibition opportunity. Please submit a coherent portfolio that is suitable for a solo exhibition, an artist statement and a short bio. The portfolio should consist of at least 15 and at most 35 images. The submission may include one or two series, provided that the two series are suitable for a joint presentation in a single exhibition. There are no generic, stylistic or thematic constraints; photographers working in all photographic areas, genres and styles are welcome to submit their work.

  • The winner of this competition will be awarded a solo exhibition from July 29 – August 18, 2021.

  • PH21 Gallery will cover all printing and installation costs for the solo exhibition. In addition to the brick-and-mortar solo exhibition, the work of the winner will also be presented on a dedicated page of our website. The web page will include the artist statement and the bio of the photographer, together with the critical reviews by the curators.

  • Up to 10 other photographers will be offered the opportunity to present a mini-series of three photographs from their portfolio in the "Photographic Visions" group exhibition. Photographic Visions is a biannual exhibition at PH21 Gallery, showing mini-series of works of selected artists who submitted their portfolio for our solo exhibition competition. The Photographic Visions exhibition is also presented on a dedicated page on our website.

  • We will publish a catalogue for the solo exhibition and for the Photographic Visions exhibition as well. The catalogues (and the dedicated pages of the exhibitions on our website) will contain critical reviews by the curators of the exhibition. The exhibition catalogues will be available through Blurb Books.

Submission deadlines:

  • Early bird deadline: May 24, 2021

  • Final deadline: May 31, 2021

Read more and submit your work here.

Motion

A curated international photography exhibition

August 26 – September 18, 2021

Photography is a medium of still images; it cannot create the illusion of motion the way in which moving images such as film, video or cartoons can. The static nature of the image itself, however, has never prevented photographers from putting motion in the centre of their endeavours. Instead of freezing the moment they often strive for capturing movement and the passing of time in a variety of ways. The fragile moment might be broken by showing the sweeping power of motion. Capturing motion is never a mere given in photography because it is not a default option of the medium. Depicting or expressing motion is a welcome challenge for photographers; it is also the source of some of the most creative images in diverse photographic genres.  

 

PH21 Gallery invites photographers to submit their work for a group exhibition themed Motion. We are looking for submissions from all photographers who are interested in this most intriguing topic and would like to share their work with a wider international audience through the exposure of PH21 Gallery. The theme is broadly construed, and it is independent of generic or stylistic constraints. We are interested in all possible creative photographic interpretations of the theme.

Submission deadlines: 

  • Early bird deadline: June 21, 2021

  • Final deadline: June 28, 2021

 

Read more and submit your work here.

Portraits Without Faces

A curated international photography exhibition

September 23 – October 16, 2021

Portraiture emerged as one of the most prominent genres of depictive media early in the history of the visual arts; tacit or explicit rules, conventions and cultural expectations have always influenced the ways in which artists approached the genre. Photography is no exception. Numerous different and characteristic styles of portraiture emerged throughout the history of the medium. We usually assume that faces are necessary components of portraiture; we may, however, learn just as much about the character, the personality of a person by looking at images that depict other parts of their bodies, show us the objects or places associated with them. Not focusing on the face may open up a new dimension of interpretation. Our Portraits Without Faces exhibition is dedicated to this challenging divergence from the more conventional approaches to the genre.

 

PH21 Gallery invites photographers to submit their work for our group exhibition themed Portraits Without Faces. We are looking for submissions from all photographers who are interested in this theme, and who would like to share their work with a wider international audience through the exposure of PH21 Gallery. The theme is broadly construed; submissions of all kinds of portraits without faces are welcome. Indeed, we are interested in all possible creative photographic 

Submission deadlines: 

  • Early bird deadline: July 19, 2021

  • Final deadline: July 26, 2021

 

Read more and submit your work here.

Upcoming exhibition

Monochrome

A curated international photography exhibition

June 3 – 26, 2021

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