New Photography Shows, Call for Entries and Books: October 2009

SLIDELUCK POTSHOW XIV is scheduled for Friday, November 13, 2009 at the Aperture Foundation in Chelsea and will be co-curated by Lesley Martin, Aperture’s book publisher. The theme of the 14th show in New York City is INSIDE OUT and the submission deadline has been extended to Wednesday, November 4th.

The Indo-American Arts Council
seeks submissions from artists who identify themselves as having origins in the Indian Subcontinent for the Erasing Borders Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora 2010. The exhibition will be curated by Vijay Kumar and will travel to several key galleries and museums in North America from February through December each year.

The Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Festival and Competition All photographers in Canada, the UK and the US, 34 years of age and under, may submit. Submissions open on Monday, October 12, 2009 and close on Thursday, December 31, 2009.

Open Call: 31 under 31: Young Women in Art Photography II
Humble Arts Foundation is currently accepting submissions for 31 under 31 (women photographers born after March 1, 1979), curated by Charlotte Cotton and Jon Feinstein.

31 Under 31 Submission Deadlines
Early: Friday, November 20, 2009, 12 am ET
Late: Friday, December 18, 2009, 12 am ET

And finally… PDN’s Darren Ching recommends 18 Photography Exhibits to See in New York City. Also from PDN is this must-read article, PDN Stories of Hope featuring United Nations, Olympus Visionary photographer John Isaac.

One of Issac’s students had this to say about him: “He told us about times when he hadn’t taken a picture because he didn’t want to exploit someone. He always puts his ethics and morals first. I wish everyone could be like him.”

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