FutureFest Art Prize: Open Call for Artists

FutureFest is a weekend festival of radical ideas, compelling talks and interactive experiences designed to inspire people to question and shape the future.

Deadline: June 10, 2016
Location: EU

Nesta and Sedition are pleased to invite international artists and creatives to submit work to the 2016 FutureFest Art Prize. FutureFest is a weekend festival of radical ideas, compelling talks and interactive experiences designed to inspire people to question and shape the future. The third edition of the festival takes place at Tobacco Dock in London, 17-18 September 2016, and will be programmed around four themes: Love, Play, Thrive and Work.

Submit your digital videos and images through Sedition in response to one of the four programme themes. Twelve works (three for each theme) will be shortlisted and exhibited at the festival. A panel of judges will shortlist the best work for each theme and the final winners will be announced at FutureFest after a live public vote. Winners will receive a £500 cash prize and the opportunity to launch their work on Sedition with promotion to an international audience of art collectors and digital innovators.

More details and application [web]

ASCI – International call – SCIENCE INSPIRES ART: FOOD

18th international art-sci juried exhibition organized by Art & Science Collaborations September 17, 2016 – February 26, 2017 at the New York Hall of Science

Deadline: May 22, 2016
Location: USA

“SCIENCE INSPIRES ART: FOOD“ will document artworks that reflect on the topic of FOOD from all angles: from the historical record to the elite haute-cuisine of today’s “molecular gastronomy”; as a physical material for making or inspiring art, or a performance medium for creating community. We are seeking 2D images of original art executed in any media.

Details and application [web]

Call for Entries – International Images for Science 2016

The International Images for Science 2016, supported by Siemens, is open for entries. The competition seeks the best pictures to celebrate the art of photographing science.

DEADLINE: May 01, 2016
Location: International

From the RPS: “We want to see your pictures showing any aspect of science; showing how science is done, images used to record scientific information, images that depict science concepts learnt at school or from your own investigations. We want to hear from anyone at any level of knowledge or expertise; you could be a school student just starting to look at science, you could be a world-renowned researcher at a major research laboratory, you could be a photographic journalist, you could be someone interested in shapes and patterns found in science, you could be anyone!

Entries will be accepted up to 1st May 2016. Soon after, an expert panel of selectors will find the 100 images that will form a touring exhibition that will open at the British Science Festival in Swansea in September. Five prize-winning images will also be selected:

Gold Medal (26 & Over) – £1000
Silver Medal (26 & Over) – £750
Bronze Medal (26 & Over) – £500
Gold Medal (18-25) – £750
Gold Medal (17 & Under) – £500 towards photography equipment.”

Competition Details and Entry Form [web]