Call for entries - Carte Blanche - Students 2017
A platform for emerging photography
Paris Photo, Picto Foundation, and SNCF Gares &
Connexions partner to launch a platform for the discovery and exposure of outstanding young talent. Four students currently enrolled in European master or bachelor programmes in photography and visual arts will be offered the exceptional opportunity to take part in one of the world’s most important events for photography.
The call for entries is open until June 26th.
TWO OBJECTIVES IN PROMOTION OF YOUNG TALENT
MEET THE MARKET - Four students will be selected to take part in Paris Photo, where they will meet and exchange with experts and professionals in photography (artists, curators, gallerists, publishers, critics, collectors…) and participate in a round table discussion on emerging photography and the art market.
EXHIBIT YOUR PROJECT - The winning projects will be presented in a large format exhibition at Paris' Gare du Nord Train Station mid-Oct through the end of November, on the occasion of Paris Photo. An exhibition of the portfolios will also be presented at the Grand Palais during the fair.
THE SELECTION OF THE LAUREATES
The winning projects will be selected by a jury according to their relevance, quality, and originality as well as their adaptability to the spaces dedicated to cultural exhibitions at the Gare du Nord.
The jury is composed of Christoph Wiesner (Artistic Director, Paris Photo); Sylvain Bailly (Director of Cultural Affairs, Gares & Connexions); Vincent Marcilhacy (Director, Picto Foundation); Mouna Mekouar (Independent Curator and Critic); Anaël Pigeat (Editor-in-chief, Art Press); Nathalie Mamane Cohen (Collector); Laia Abril (artist)
The 4 laureates will be announced September 12th during the Paris Photo press conference in Paris and online at parisphoto.com
ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY JUNE 26, 2017
NB: To apply, you must be a student, 18 years or older, and currently enrolled in a master or bachelor programs for photography and/or visual arts in Europe.
Application fee: 20 euros