Click! Open Call

Raleigh • Durham • Chapel Hill
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We'd like to share a message from our friends at Photoville.Dear photo friends,

We hope you are all hanging in there and taking care of yourself.

Due to the uncertainty and hardship brought on by COVID-19, particularly for many photographers and freelancers, we are offering a new option to pay-what-you-can for a submission to the Photoville FENCE. This is in addition to our regular need-based scholarship fee waivers which remain available.

We ask you to consider honestly and thoughtfully what you can pay. We never want cost to be a barrier for photographers, but a public photography project of this scale does require a significant budget to produce and the submission fees contribute a small but necessary portion of this budget.

The Photoville FENCE has always been a community project, produced by a non-profit organization in collaboration with many regional non-profits who are all committed to supporting photographers and bringing compelling visual stories into the public realm. In this unstable time, we’ve come together with creativity and flexibility to strategize how to sustain this large-scale exhibition, while offering a financial reprieve to photographers who need it.

It’s a delicate balance, and we ask you, as part of our community, to consider the context and your fellow storytellers, as you decide what you are able to contribute.  

In community,

The Photoville Team

How does it work? Submission Period

February 17 - April 14, 2020
Photographers are invited to submit image series exploring the thematic categories. Submissions are open to photographers of all levels, and from around the world.
Regular Deadline: April 14, 2020 (11:59 PM PST)
$35/ per series

The Click! Photography Festival is a month-long festival in October that brings together exhibitions and programming while fostering dialogue between photographers and community members, all in hopes of inspiring artistic excellence, supporting professional development and promoting community engagement. The 2020 Click! 120 is five days of core programming that focuses on exceptional photo-based works and artists that celebrate the medium of photography and its cultural influence. Those 120 hours will feature Keynote addresses, Portfolio Reviews, Workshops, Art Tours, Panel Discussions, Artist Talks, Gallery and Museum openings and so much more. Stay tuned for more details to come.

Raleigh • Durham • Chapel Hill
February 17, 2020
April 14, 2020
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