Discoveries PHE is the professional meeting for photographers that PHotoESPAÑA carries out in each of its editions. On this occasion, it will be held both online (closed call) and in person during the days September 16 and 17, 2021 at the Alcobendas Art Center.
Activity offers the possibility to selected artists to have individual appointments with national and international experts, in order to create a space where photographers can:
Show your photographs to curators and editors
To receive individual advice for your work
Discover trends in the world of image
Share your project with a community of creators
Enlarge your professional network
Visioners confirmed for PHE21 discoveries:
Option 1 - Online Format
Kathrin Schönegg, Police station. C / O Berlin - Germany
Laura Manzano Mendez, Director of Programming. Circle of Fine Arts - Spain
Ana Berruguete, Director of exhibitions. The Factory - Spain
Isabel Elorrieta, Director. Ankaria Foundation - Spain
Ramiro Martinez, Director. Amparo Museum - Mexico
Guy lane, The guardian - England
Lucille Reyboz and Yusuke Nakanishi, Directors. Kyotographie - Japan
José Luis Pérez Pont, Director. Center del Carme Cultura Contemporània (CCCC) - Spain
Susan Bright, Independent Curator - England
Javier Riera, Director of Mastér de PHotoEspaña - Spain
elena navarro, Director. PhotoMexico. Director. Espacio V Foundation - Mexico
Anne morin, Director. diChroma - Spain
Option 2 September - Face-to-face format and Online
Anne ruygt, FOMU Commissioner - Netherlands
Miguel Cereceda, Teacher, art critic and independent curator - Spain
Natalia Navarro, Director of the Image Center of the Diputació de Girona - Spain
neus miro, Independent Commissioner - Spain
Nuria Medina, Coordinator of Culture of Casa Árabe - Spain
Pauliina Stahlberg, Director of the Ibero-American Institute of Finland - Finland
pia ogeda, Independent Commissioner - Spain
Sandra maunac, Independent Commissioner - Spain
sandra moors, Curator and curator. Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (IVAM) - Spain
Virgil Ferreira, Artistic Director of the Photography Biennial of Porto - Portugal
Alessandra Mauro, Artistic Director Format for the Photography Foundation - Italy
Amelie Schule, Foam Projects - Holland
Angel Luis Gonzalez, Director of PhotoIreland - Ireland
Lisa springer, Victori & Albert Museum - England
Marina Paulenka, Independent Commissioner - Netherlands
Sophie-Charlotte Opitz, Director of Exhibitions and Collection. The Walther Collection - Germany
* In the event of force majeure as a result of Covid-19, the face-to-face format will become online.
How to participate?
* Registration will be the same for both formats
-Fill in the registration form, in all its fields.
-Upload the photographs, up to a maximum of 15, in jpg format (700px on its shortest side and a maximum of 300kb).
-There are no restrictions on technique, theme or year.
-We recommend that the photographs belong to the same series.
-It is required to pay the pre-registration fee (10 euros), non-refundable, following the steps in the newsletter.
IMPORTANT: When registering, participants must select in the form itself the type of format, between online and in person, to which they wish to register, taking into account that the viewers, the deadlines and the dates of the activity vary depending on the selected format.
A jury will select the participants, a maximum of 60, and a waiting list.
The organization will communicate the result of the selection by email. The list can be consulted on the PHotoEspaña website.
Registration for PHE Discoveries online and in person
The photographers who have been selected will receive a second communication with directions for:
- Pay the registration fee (240 euros), non-refundable, before April 23, 2021.
- Send a selection of 10 preferences from the list of viewers; Appointments will be arranged with at least 3 of those chosen.
- Each person will have a total of six appointments.
Each appointment will last 20 minutes, they will be organized with strict punctuality.
Viewings will be in Spanish and English.
The organization will do everything possible for each photographer to interview as many of their preferences from the list of viewers. The personal calendar of each photographer will be sent before the start of the viewing.
Dates according to the selected format:
Option 1 - ONLINE FORMAT
Closure of the call: Thursday, February 25, 2021
Announcement of selected participants: Monday, March 15, 2021
Registration payment date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Portfolio views: from Monday 12 to Friday 30 April 2021
Option 2 - PRESENTIAL AND ONLINE FORMAT
* IMPORTANT NOTICE: Updated dates
Closure of the call: Thursday, April 29, 2021
Announcement of selected participants: Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Registration payment date: Monday, May 10, 2021
Portfolio views: Thursday 16 and Friday 17 September 2021
Location: Alcobendas Art Center (C / Mariano Sebastián Izuel 9. 28100 Alcobendas, Madrid).
Rates for PHE Discoveries online and in person
Non-refundable pre-registration: 10 euros
Non-refundable registration: 240 euros
- 6 individual appointments
The Organization is not responsible for the transfer or stay of the participants.
From among all the works presented, the winner Discoveries 2021 will be chosen through an external jury. The winner will have an individual exhibition at the next edition of the Festival. The winner of the last edition is Marilene Ribeiro.
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