Photon Centre for Contemporary Photography is taking part at the 23rd Month of Photography festival in Bratislava from November 5th to the 30th. The group exhibition Aftermath. Changing Cultural Landscape and Rajko Bizjak's solo show will be presented. 

The group exhibition will open on Thursday, November 7 at 3pm at the west terrace Bratislava Castle. The show will be open until December 20 2013. The exhibition brings together the principal protagonists from the field of engaged contemporary photography active in the territory of the former Yugoslavia following its disintegration.

image by Borut Krajn

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Mírame, Lima is a series of 50 family portraits aiming to reflect the cultural, ethnical, religious diversities present within the Peruvian capital.

The project has been the winner of the 2013 SEE ME AWARD FOR PHOTOGRAPHY , the 2013 PDN PHOTO ANNUAL.

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The Print Center's 88th Annual International Competition is one of the most prestigious and oldest competitions in the United States. All artists using Photography and/or Printmaking as critical components in their works can enter. Artists whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional photographic and printmaking practices are encouraged to enter. Application deadline is October 31, 2013.

Three solo exhibitions at The Print Center to be held June-July 2014, Online exhibition, Philadelphia Museum of Art Purchase Award, Two-year contract from The Print Center Gallery Store, and up to $3,000 in purchase, cash and material prizes.

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The First edition of Summa Art Fair attracted more than 10,000 visitors and was a commercial success. Summa was held on September 19th to the 22nd. It gathered 64 galleries in the hall 16 of Matadero, a former slaugherhouse in the Arganzuela district of Madrid, which has been converted to a lively arts centre. Summa aroused a great interest among national and international collectors as well as the genetral public. Most of the exhibitors were very satisfied with the sales and made a lot of national and international contacts. They were curious about how a new art fair could be successfully run at the beginning of the arts season in Madrid. The results show the answer is clearly possitive!

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Rebecca Norris Webb will be showing at the Southeast Museum of Photography in Florida. Norris Webb will be showing her project My Dakota, on Friday October 18, 2013. She will be having an artist talk and book signing from 6pm to 8pm. The show will be on view until February 2nd 2014.

image by Rebecca Norris Webb

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The W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund extends an open invitation to attend the ceremony for the 34th Annual W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography and Howard Chapnick Grant for the Advancement of Photojournalism.

The ceremony will take place on October 16, 2013 at The School of Visual Arts Theatre in New York. Doors open at 6:00 pm, event runs from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Admission is free with limited seating.

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The sixth edition of the Photo Levallois Festival will take place from October 4th to November 16th in France. 

From its beginning in 2008, the festival has been open to evolutions in photography without however favouring a particular trend, in order to respect photography’s plurality and richness, by according importance to young generations and to exchanges with the other creative domains. Internationally recognized, emerging artists as well as amateur photographers, all have a place in an event which gathers together major currents of contemporary photography.

More info: http://www.photo-levallois.org/en

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The global leader in the design and manufacture of of high-performance protective sace solutions and advanced portable lighting systems has unveiled the Pelican ProGear S115 Sport Elite Laptop/ Camera Pro Pack. 

This product features:

* Top-Loading, Fast Access - TSA Ready & Under Seat Convenient

* Slim case for laptops up to 15", also 17" laptops
* Watertight to 1 meter for 30 min
* Large sized padded divider compartment - Holds multiple bodies, lenses, flash, etc.
* Rigid front plate protects camera gear from impact
* Large side pockets keep charge cords and accessories organized
* Quick-clip side straps allow attachment of full sized tripods

Website: http://www.pelicanprogear.com

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The 2013 featured photographers that were selected by the jury for the inaugural exhibition of the Tokyo International Photography Competition are: Ayumi Tanaka, Dima Gavrysh, Elizabeth Moran, Gregg Segal, Julie Glassberg, Takahiro Kaneyama, Toru Shiomi, and Yozo Takada. The exhibition is now on view until October 24, 2013 at the United Photo Industries HQ in Brooklyn. 

image by Toru Shiomi 

 

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Ruins  

Raphaël Dallaporta is showing at Mois de la Photo in Montreal. Dallaporta will be showing his project Ruins, Tuesday to Saturday from 12pm to 5:30pm. The show will be on view until October 5th at Centre des Arts actuels Skol.

Image by Raphaël Dallaporta

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