Asian women photographers are invited to submit work for inclusion in a series of print exhibitions and projected slideshows curated by Yumi Goto (of Reminders Project and Photography Stronghold) Exhibitions and screening will be part of the 2014 OBSCURA Festival held in Penang Island from the 15th – 20th August 2014.
The photo essays, series and bodies of submitted work may be about any issue, event or person but must have been photographed in the applicant¹s native country. Completed bodies of work and ongoing projects are both acceptable.
2014 Asian Women Photographers’ Showcase
Submission Deadline: 1st March 2014
Download application form: http://goo.gl/sn5eOU
Applicants who are ethnically Asian but were born outside of Asia are also eligible, but must submit a body of work photographed in their forefathers country. We have received numerous questions about this stipulation, so would like to provide the following random examples:
1. A woman brought up in France but born in Cambodia may submit work from Cambodia
2. An American woman with a Chinese mother and Filipino father may submit work from China or the Philippines
3. A half-Asian woman is also eligible
10 final works will be selected. A curator’s choice of three works will be shortlisted for a print exhibition at OBSCURA Festival 2014.