Fòcas India and Scotland

A unique competition that brings Scotland and India into dialogue. Get global exposure. Win prizes. Be commissioned to make new work.

  • OPEN CALL: EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHERS

  • THEME: DOCUMENT

  • 30 ARTISTS. 17 VENUES. GLASGOW TO CALCUTTA.

Call for Submissions – Opens this Friday 17th February

Emerging photographers in Scotland and India, share your stories. From street to archive, narrative, mobile and conceptual projects, we want to see any and all work rooted in photography. Respond. Invent. Document your world as you see it. Above all, challenge us. We will accept complete and ongoing photographic projects on our theme DOCUMENT. Artists will win prizes worth up to £250. 10 will show at 17 venues in Scotland and India. 6 will gain a commission to make new work supported by the British Council and Creative Scotland.

Our guest judges are:

Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert – photographer and co-founder of Document Scotland.

Devika Daulet-Singh – gallerist, publisher and founder of PHOTOINK, New Delhi.

For more, read about what drives Jeremy’s work in Scotland and see how Devika views the future – and present – of photography in India. To be inspired by the photographers featured above, see here.

Full details, including prizes and venues, coming soon.

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