For Immediate Release
Call for Entries: Forever Hold Your Peace
The New Orleans Photo Alliance is seeking documentary, fine art, and conceptual photographs that explore the theme of weddings. Photographers are encouraged to submit images that portray or comment upon the traditions, customs, symbols and the rich human tableau surrounding wedding rituals.
Selected entries will be exhibited in the New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery in June and , and will also be featured and archived on the Alliance's online galley.
Plachy's photo essays and portraits have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Village Voice, The New Yorker, Granta, Artforum, Fortune, and other publications. They have been exhibited in galleries and museums in Berlin, Budapest, Chicago, Minneapolis, New York, Paris and Tokyo.
Sylvia's book, Self Portrait with Cows Going Home, a personal history of Central Europe with photographs and text, received a Golden Light Award for best book in 2004. Her first book, Sylvia Plachy's Unguided Tour, won the Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography for best publication in 1991.
Her other books are Red Light: Inside the Sex Industry with James Ridgeway and Signs & Relics and Goings On About Town: Photographs for The New Yorker . Plachy has been honored with a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Lucie Award (2004). She has taught and lectured widely.
Submission is open to photographers of all levels using any photographic process. All art submitted must be original work created by the applicant.
Non-Refundable Entry Fee
Members:$25, Non-members: $35, Membership + Submission: $45 ($15 savings)
Please follow the link below to submit online and to view the submission guidelines. http://neworleansphotoalliance.org/callEntry.php_
The New Orleans Photo Alliance is a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 2006 whose mission is to encourage the understanding and appreciation of photography through exhibitions, opportunities and educational programs. PhotoNOLA is a month long celebration of photography in New Orleans, coordinated by the New Orleans Photo Alliance in partnership with galleries, museums and photographers citywide. The fourth annual series of events are currently being planned for .
For additional information on The New Orleans Photo Alliance please visit www.neworleansphotoalliance.org.
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