Open Calls

 

Reflektor is happy to announce our collaboration with StrudelmediaLive to offer a new photography scholarship. We’re granting one photographer a full scholarship for the live online course „Beyond Documentation: New Approaches to Exploring Family Stories“ with ReflekZine winner Zuzana Pustaiovà.

Deadline to apply: 12 September 2021!


WHO:

The contest is open to photographers anywhere around the world, who would like to use photography to creatively explore their family’s personal stories: from staging imaginary scenes with family members as models, to working with collage and family photos.

THE WINNING SUBMISSION RECEIVES:

        • credit for full tuition to participate in the live online photo course „Beyond Documentation: New Approaches to Exploring Family Stories“ with Zuzana Pustaiovà
        • your work will be featured on the StrudelmediaLive website

THE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT IS REQUIRED TO:

        • attend all 6 sessions of the class „Beyond Documentation: New Approaches to Exploring Family Stories“ with Zuzana Pustaiovà, weekly on Thursdays, at 12-2pm ET (6-8pm Vienna time), 23 Sept-28 Oct, 2021. Please take into consideration your time zone for this live online class.
        • have ready access to the Internet
        • produce work for each session
        • and speak English well enough to follow the class.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES:

        • submit a selection of 15-20 jpg photographs of your work (they do not have to be family related images)
        • a short text about why this class would help you in your photographic practice (150 words max)
        • a short bio (150 words max)
        • a link to your website or Instagram (if available)
        • send all materials using wetransfer to hello@reflektor.org
        • no entry fee!

Please note:

        •  photographs should be jpgs only, 2000 pixels on the long side
        • files must be named: Lastname_Firstname_01.jpg
        • make sure to add your name and email address to the doc or pdf
        • text files must be named: Lastname_Firstname_statement.doc or .pdf 

SELECTION PANEL
Anja Hitzenberger, photographer, instructor, and founder, StrudelmediaLive and the Reflektor team.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT
12 September 2021

CLICK HERE FOR CLASS DESCRIPTION

QUESTIONS?
Email us at hello@reflektor.org

ABOUT STRUDELMEDIALIVE
StrudelmediaLive offers live, interactive, and instructor-led online photography classes to people around the world. These classes – which focus on developing creative expression – take place in small groups of up to 8 students and are held live through Zoom. Most classes are held in English

The instructors are a diverse group based in New York and internationally. They share their knowledge and skills in subjects like storytelling, long-term projects, documentary photography, environmental and self portraits, composition, feedback groups, multimedia, and bookmaking.

PAST  CALLS

 

We are proud to announce our first ReflekZine Open Call, granting one photographer full support in the creation and publication of a photography zine.
Submit your proposal by 31 May 2021!


WHO:

The contest is open to photographers anywhere around the world, who would like to publish a project as a zine as part of Reflektor’s new ReflekZine edition.

THE WINNING PROJECT RECEIVES:

        • creative feedback, support with graphic design if desired, as well as technical support to finalize the project
        • free printing for a print run of 50 zines (printed through ReflekZine; size: A5 or approx. 5×7 inches; horizontal or vertical; 36 pages)
        • artist receives 25 free copies, and the other 25 will be distributed and sold through Reflektor at book and photo-fairs, public events and through our website
        • one-year free Reflektor membership

APPLICATION GUIDELINES:

        • submit a selection of 15-20 jpg photographs that will be part of your zine project
        • short description of the project (200 words max) and a working title
        • send all materials using wetransfer to hello@reflektor.org
        • no entry fee

Please note:

        •  photographs should be jpgs only, 2000 pixels on the long side
        • files must be named: Lastname_Firstname_01.jpg
        • project description must be named: Lastname_Firstname_statement.doc or .pdf

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT

31 May 2021