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Photoville is New York City’s FREE premier photo destination. Produced by United Photo Industries, the annual free outdoor photo festival is a modular venue built from re-purposed shipping containers. By creating a physical platform for photographers of all stripes to come together and interact, Photoville provides a unique opportunity to engage with a diverse audience — a veritable cross-section of the world’s photographic community.
Sent Into Space are the Near Space experts. In the last decade, they've launched over 500 flights taking images of the Earth from the edge of space. Their work spans industries, conducting award-winning viral marketing stunts, advancing our scientific understanding of our planet, testing cutting-edge satellite and avionics equipment, inspiring future generations of scientists, engineers and astronauts or scattering ashes on a breathtaking final journey. Whatever the project, every photograph is taken in front of the ultimate backdrop of the curving horizon of our planet, the faint blue glow of our atmosphere and the black vacuum of space. With a unique mix of engineering, creative and marketing skills and a client list including some of the world's biggest companies, their growing team are pushing the boundaries of photography at the edge of space.
Clear Channel International is the business division of leading global out-of-home media company, Clear Channel Outdoor. Our portfolio spans 22 countries throughout Europe, Asia and Latin America. By living to our values of Freedom, Flexibility, Forward Thinking, Fulfilling Promises, Fairness and Fast, we share an attitude and approach that spans many cultures and languages across the globe.
The Indian Photo Festival (IPF) is India's longest running international photography festival. IPF showcases a wide range of photography from India and around the globe with a series of events including talks and discussions, portfolio reviews, book launches, screenings & workshops. The IPF creates a platform for the professional and aspiring photographers, the photography lovers and the public where the festival promotes the art of photography at the same time address the social issues through the medium of photography. Making photography accessible and reaching audiences who might not normally attend art exhibitions and events; the festival have become one of the leading photography event in South Asia. The 6th edition of the IPF will take place at the State Gallery of Art - Hyderabad, from 3rd September - 4th October 2020.
A modern visual arts institute, the Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center was opened in the centennial year of Robert Capa’s birth, in 2013 in Budapest, Hungary. The Capa Center is an institution dedicated to contemporary photography and visual culture. It organizes national and international exhibitions; founded a prestigious photography award, the Capa Grand Prize; and in general aims to be an open platform to discuss the shifting role images play in our societies. Activities of the institution also include photography workshops, foreign study tours, public discussions, lectures, thematic film screenings, and performances, along with events of other art disciplines.
Facing Change: Documenting DETROIT is creating a documentary record of Detroit by Detroit-area photographers through education, discussion, and multimedia production, engaging local and global communities. The program hosts an educational Fellowship; monthly public events; and showcases Fellows’ work via public art, exhibitions, and publications. The program’s goal is to recast the narrative of Detroit communities, and share that narrative across the world. It is a program of Facing Change: Documenting America , which was formed by 10 renowned photographers in 2009 to chronicle an era of great change across the country.
Established more than a century ago, Larson-Juhl is the global leader in custom picture frame design, manufacturing and distribution. The company provides high quality conservation products to museums, galleries and libraries and also serves the contract market. A Berkshire Hathaway company headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Larson-Juhl operates 46 facilities in 15 countries around the world. Learn more about Larson-Juhl.
Foto Féminas is a platform established by Verónica Sanchis Bencomo. It is an online resource for promoting Latin American and Caribbean women photographers, and has produced photo exhibitions in Argentina, China, Guatemala, Peru and Mexico.
Hoxton Mini Press are an award-winning independent publisher making collectable photobooks out of East London. Their goal is to create books that draw on the best traditions of the photobook whilst also being affordable and accessible to a wide audience. Until recently their books have been about East London but they are now branching out to new topics and territories. Last year they won ‘Best Newcomer’ at the prestigious UK independent publishers guild and they continue to receive large volumes of press that belies their small size.
Executive Director, Documenting Detroit
Verónica Sanchis Bencomo
Founder, Foto Feminas
Founder, Media for People
In a year of immense upheaval, the ultimate goal of Portrait of Humanity is to reach as many people as possible with the unifying power of photography. If you can help us, we want to hear from you.
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Deadline: 22 October 2020 - 23:59 (UK Time).
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