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Our creative association has launched its first Open Call to all photographers.

DEADLINE: 15th September 2022 

OPENING: 22th September, Art Cave Zurich Gallery

FINISSAGE & SHOW: 23th September, Eisladen, Zurich

We are giving this unique opportunity to all photo lovers  all over the world to apply and use this extended and join our growing project. 

All selected photos will be displayed on a digital screen, on the gallery's website and in an online catalog. 
 
The best photos, selected by our jury, will be published on our partners IG pages, printed, and sold at the exhibition and our pop-up event. 

We embrace the artists from all over the world, bringing with them new ideas and fresh interpretations of art.

 
Eligibility

We accept submissions from both established and emerging photographers. 
The contest is open to all amateur and professional photographers over the age of 18 from around the world.  
All genders and nationalities are welcome to apply.

How to submit      

Before you apply to participate, please read the rules.    

Submission:   35  CHF  for  3  images 

Theme: First Date               

Each of us experiences some kind of feeling when that moment comes in life - a first date. What place would you personally choose to do it?  Maybe a contemporary art gallery, or even cooler if they're doing a brand new, unconventional project with an opening and an apero and a DJ set. Or will you invite your partner to listen to a show and listen to an original musical performance of your favorite songs?  Or just classically go to a cafe and eat ice cream together? We have a solution-it can all be combined together!

You can be a part of our event and participate it!

We are looking for talents who can sincerely convey a sense of anticipation, excitement and the very feeling

in the very place of the 1st date. Send in your best images, abstracts, portraits, landscape it all depends on your personal rich imagination! 

Selection process 

When we receive your images, we will start the judging process.

The selection will take place online "blind. " We gather professionals of different cultural activities from several countries for online voting. The task of the jury is to select the most "touching and memorable" of the submitted photos of the participants. Our accredited jurors are professionals of the expressive arts: photography, fine arts, fashion and  film industry.

We will send notifications to the finalists by email. In addition, the list will be published on the website and websites of the Event partners.

If your work is selected, we will contact you right away to request a high quality image of your photo

for printing in the booklet and for exhibition spaces.​

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Exhibition

The pictures will be displayed in several places and venues:   

 

  1. The best photos, selected by our jury, will be published on our partners IG pages, printed, and sold at the exhibition and our pop-up event.

  2. They will be included in a booklet which will be available for purchase at the Art Cave Zurich Gallery, at the Finissage at the Eisladen, and ordered online.

  3. All selected photos will be displayed on a digital screen, on the gallery's website and in an online catalog.  

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Awards
  • Publication - Some of the participant's artworks will be published in art/ fashion magazines both online.  As decided by the media, the most interesting ones will be interviewed. 

  • Promotion - A promotion program will be executed to boost the selected artists' exposure and increase the artwork sales during the exhibition period. The program includes exhibition press release sent-out, catalogue circulation, social media presentation, etc.

  • Exhibition Catalog - All selected works and artists will be published in a stylish, colorful exhibition booklet available both online and in print.  Artists can order a printed catalog through service from the organizers.  The catalog will be promoted and distributed at events, becoming available to   guests, invited media, art experts, galleries, curators, and business people. 

  • Certificate - A digital certificate will be issued for all selected artists. Each artist can print the digital certificate from ArtCave Zurich Gallery, after the submission is complete.

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