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Photo: Jamo Best

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Urban Photographer of the Year competition 2014

The theme of the competition ‘Cities at Work’ challenges you to capture what you consider to be the essence of urban life at any time of day, be it poignant, inspiring, quirky or amusing. 

Open to both professional and amateur photographers, the competition is free to enter and accepts up to 24 images from an individual entrant; one to represent each hour of the day.

Open Call - The Space

Deadline 11th July

Book launch and talk

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Call for Papers - Of the Earth: Art, Design, Writing and the Environment

Friday 24 & Saturday 25 October 2014, Plymouth University, UK

This conference, organised by the WALK group at University of Sunderland and Plymouth University,  sets out to identify how the history, theory and practice of art, design, and writing are becoming increasingly aligned to environmental issues and politics. A large part of the conference will be given over to a review of contemporary research and artistic practice which explores the delicate poise between the human mind and the natural world - the world in which we live. 
A call for papers is now open for artists and researchers from all fine art disciplines, along with designers, anthropologists, geographers, cultural studies experts and others to submit a practice and/or research based abstract of no more than 350 words related to the conference themes of Of The Earth.
Proposals should be sent to Michele Allen:
Deadline: Friday 20 June 2014.
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Paying artists

Research study commissioned by a-n and AIR looking at artists’ experiences of exhibiting in publicly-funded galleries, contextualised by material on the history of paying artists both in the UK and overseas. The research aims to understand the range of different experiences, to identify good practice, and inform the adoption of new frameworks for artists’ fees…

Esther Honig > Before & After

In the U.S. Photoshop has become a symbol of our society’s unobtainable standards for beauty. Esther’s project, Before & After, examines how these standards vary across cultures on a global level.

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